The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 61 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.03% 3.05% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 6.38% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 22
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,700 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
VB
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 235 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 38.42% 47.76% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 190 223 300
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VB
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Swindon region.

VB Salary Trend in Swindon

VB
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) VBA
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) VBScript
5 8 (38.10%) OO
6 7 (33.33%) XML
6 7 (33.33%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (28.57%) Change Management
7 6 (28.57%) UNIX
8 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (14.29%) jQuery
11 2 (9.52%) QA
11 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
11 2 (9.52%) C++
11 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
11 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
11 2 (9.52%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Products Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (19.05%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) VBA
4 8 (38.10%) VBScript
5 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
6 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) C++
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) VC++
8 1 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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