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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.39% 5.32% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% 10.83% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 18
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £26,925 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
319 277 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 44.87% 49.11% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 254 217 209
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (86.49%) SQL
2 31 (83.78%) VBScript
3 27 (72.97%) VBA
4 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
4 26 (70.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 25 (67.57%) Computer Science
5 25 (67.57%) QA
5 25 (67.57%) MS Office
6 22 (59.46%) XML
7 17 (45.95%) OO
8 16 (43.24%) Scrum
9 15 (40.54%) Automated Testing
10 12 (32.43%) OOP
11 11 (29.73%) ISEB
12 10 (27.03%) HP
13 7 (18.92%) Degree
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle
15 5 (13.51%) UNIX
15 5 (13.51%) Change Management
16 4 (10.81%) C#
17 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
17 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 2 (5.41%) Marketing
18 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
18 2 (5.41%) CIMA
18 2 (5.41%) Back Office
18 2 (5.41%) Finance
18 2 (5.41%) SAP BW
18 2 (5.41%) ACCA
18 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (70.27%) MS Excel
2 25 (67.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Back Office
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Tester
3 9 (24.32%) Test Manager
4 8 (21.62%) Junior
4 8 (21.62%) Junior Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Lead Tester
4 8 (21.62%) Automated Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Products Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.41%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.41%) VB Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) XSLT
3 1 (2.70%) Flash
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) OO
2 16 (43.24%) Scrum
3 15 (40.54%) Automated Testing
4 12 (32.43%) OOP
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) SQL
2 31 (83.78%) VBScript
3 27 (72.97%) VBA
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISEB
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ACCA
3 2 (5.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (67.57%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) HP
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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