The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 21 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +27
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.53% 7.19% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 16.43% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
222 213 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 43.53% 43.74% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 195 203 216
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Wiltshire

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 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) Scrum
2 14 (42.42%) OO
2 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
3 13 (39.39%) OOP
3 13 (39.39%) C#
4 12 (36.36%) VBScript
4 12 (36.36%) VBA
4 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 12 (36.36%) MS Office
4 12 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 12 (36.36%) QA
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) .NET
6 10 (30.30%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) Windows
7 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
7 7 (21.21%) MVC
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) TDD
7 7 (21.21%) NUnit
7 7 (21.21%) WinForms
7 7 (21.21%) WCF
7 7 (21.21%) WPF
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) Kanban
7 7 (21.21%) Spring.NET
7 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.21%) Dependency Injection

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SAP BW
3 3 (9.09%) QlikView
4 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (21.21%) NUnit
2 7 (21.21%) MSTest
2 7 (21.21%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (21.21%) Moq
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Development Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Development Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 7 (21.21%) WinForms
3 7 (21.21%) WCF
3 7 (21.21%) WPF
3 7 (21.21%) Spring.NET
3 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (21.21%) Castle Windsor
3 7 (21.21%) Ninject
3 7 (21.21%) Razor View Engine
3 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (21.21%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Scrum
1 14 (42.42%) OO
2 13 (39.39%) OOP
3 7 (21.21%) MVC
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (21.21%) Kanban
3 7 (21.21%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (21.21%) MVVM
3 7 (21.21%) Web Application Development
4 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) ERP
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) VBScript
3 12 (36.36%) VBA
4 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 5 (15.15%) C++
6 4 (12.12%) VC++
7 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) HND
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) ACCA
4 2 (6.06%) CIMA
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCAD
5 1 (3.03%) MCSD
5 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) vSphere
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) HP
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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