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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.56% 2.77% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.58% 6.05% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 19
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,700 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
198 248 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 33.85% 45.84% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 168 224 282
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 £50,000 £48,000 £45,320
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 24 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 27 (87.10%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) VBScript
3 13 (41.94%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) VBA
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle
3 13 (41.94%) XML
4 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) OO
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (29.03%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (29.03%) Degree
8 8 (25.81%) UNIX
8 8 (25.81%) Change Management
8 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.81%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 7 (22.58%) MS Office
9 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
11 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (9.68%) ISEB
13 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Products Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) DBA
4 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL DBA
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Automated Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Scrum
2 10 (32.26%) OO
3 8 (25.81%) Change Management
3 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Security Management
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) VBScript
3 13 (41.94%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) VBA
4 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) VC++
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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