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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 63 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.39% 2.26% 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.15% 4.88% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 14
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,375 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
260 287 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 38.81% 46.29% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 210 243 165
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) VBScript
3 19 (57.58%) VBA
4 17 (51.52%) XML
4 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
5 16 (48.48%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (45.45%) MS Office
6 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 15 (45.45%) QA
7 13 (39.39%) Scrum
7 13 (39.39%) OO
8 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle
9 9 (27.27%) C#
10 7 (21.21%) Change Management
10 7 (21.21%) UNIX
11 6 (18.18%) OOP
11 6 (18.18%) ISEB
11 6 (18.18%) .NET
11 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.18%) Degree
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 5 (15.15%) HP
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
15 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
15 2 (6.06%) Java
15 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
15 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
15 2 (6.06%) Marketing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 15 (45.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Products Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Lead Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Automated Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Junior Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.06%) DBA
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) Flash
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) OO
1 13 (39.39%) Scrum
2 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Change Management
4 6 (18.18%) OOP
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) Security Management
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) VBScript
3 19 (57.58%) VBA
4 9 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
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