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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.36% 3.50% 7.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 7.89% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 35
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
221 228 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 39.39% 44.27% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 180 201 206
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 2 (18.18%) VBA
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) JUnit
8 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) QA Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Products Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago