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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.63% 0.51% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.66% 1.33% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 14
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £33,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
231 225 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 41.92% 38.46% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 218 193 218
Average salary £38,533 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016, 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 (78.38%) SQL
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (75.68%) IIS
3 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
4 20 (54.05%) .NET
5 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
6 16 (43.24%) XML
6 16 (43.24%) C#
7 15 (40.54%) Windows
8 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
9 13 (35.14%) VB.NET
9 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
10 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (32.43%) HTML
10 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
10 12 (32.43%) Finance
11 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
11 11 (29.73%) CSS
12 10 (27.03%) CSS3
12 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (27.03%) HTML5
12 10 (27.03%) jQuery
12 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
12 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
13 8 (21.62%) ITIL
13 8 (21.62%) DNS
13 8 (21.62%) DHCP
14 7 (18.92%) MS Access
14 7 (18.92%) VBScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (75.68%) IIS
2 7 (18.92%) CMS
3 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DHCP
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) FTP
2 5 (13.51%) IPv4
2 5 (13.51%) NAS
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (10.81%) HTTP
4 3 (8.11%) IMAP
4 3 (8.11%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) MS Access
3 5 (13.51%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) AccuRev
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.51%) Local Government
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Applications Support
3 12 (32.43%) Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Support Analyst
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Developer
5 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Agile Developer
7 5 (13.51%) ICT Manager
7 5 (13.51%) Systems Manager
7 5 (13.51%) VB Developer
8 3 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
3 16 (43.24%) XML
4 12 (32.43%) HTML
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) CSS3
6 10 (27.03%) HTML5
6 10 (27.03%) jQuery
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services
10 2 (5.41%) XSLT
11 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.70%) DHTML
11 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (8.11%) Data Conversion
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.22%) Application Performance Management
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Management
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.51%) ETL
4 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.11%) Database Tuning
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (2.70%) System Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
3 13 (35.14%) VB.NET
4 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
6 7 (18.92%) PHP
6 7 (18.92%) VBScript
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) VBA
7 5 (13.51%) XPath
8 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) MCSA
2 6 (16.22%) MCSE
3 5 (13.51%) DBS Check
3 5 (13.51%) HND
3 5 (13.51%) MCP
3 5 (13.51%) MCTS
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Dell
2 5 (13.51%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) Nimble Storage
2 5 (13.51%) Ruckus Wireless
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Infor