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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.34% 0.37% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 0.95% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 18
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
282 210 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 47.32% 39.11% 42.57%
Number of salaries quoted 260 175 188
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 27 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 19 (65.52%) IIS
3 18 (62.07%) Windows
4 16 (55.17%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
7 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
7 12 (41.38%) .NET
8 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
9 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
10 9 (31.03%) C#
11 8 (27.59%) ITIL
12 7 (24.14%) XML
12 7 (24.14%) MS Access
12 7 (24.14%) VBScript
12 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
12 7 (24.14%) TDD
13 6 (20.69%) NUnit
13 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
13 6 (20.69%) NHibernate
13 6 (20.69%) Streaming Music
13 6 (20.69%) Degree
13 6 (20.69%) WCF
13 6 (20.69%) WPF
13 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
13 6 (20.69%) Kanban

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (65.52%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DHCP
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) IPv4
2 5 (17.24%) NAS
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.34%) FTP
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) IMAP
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (24.14%) MS Access
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Moq
1 6 (20.69%) NUnit
1 6 (20.69%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Applications Support
2 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Applications Support Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Support Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) ICT Manager
5 5 (17.24%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) ICT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) XML
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (20.69%) NHibernate
4 6 (20.69%) WCF
4 6 (20.69%) WinForms
4 6 (20.69%) WPF
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) XSLT
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.45%) DHTML
7 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Streaming Music
2 5 (17.24%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
2 7 (24.14%) Web Application Development
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Application Performance Management
3 6 (20.69%) BDD
3 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL V3
3 6 (20.69%) Kanban
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) MVVM
3 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
3 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
4 9 (31.03%) C#
5 7 (24.14%) VBScript
6 5 (17.24%) VBA
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.90%) PHP
9 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) MCSA
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) DBS Check
3 5 (17.24%) HND
3 5 (17.24%) MCP
3 5 (17.24%) MCTS
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Dell
2 5 (17.24%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) Nimble Storage
2 5 (17.24%) Ruckus Wireless
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Infor
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik