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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 55 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 18 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.20% 2.75% 8.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 6.21% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 46
Average salary £45,000 £34,750 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.49% -2.79%
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
233 290 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 39.90% 44.27% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 222 241 200
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VBScript
3 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (44.44%) WebTrends
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Web Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Copywriting
3 4 (44.44%) Google Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Products Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) Web Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
Swindon, Wiltshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago