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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 57 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.32% 2.83% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 6.04% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 17
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,875 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,500 £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
284 298 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 41.10% 46.86% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 225 246 178
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £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 1 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 26 (81.25%) VBScript
3 22 (68.75%) VBA
4 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 20 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (59.38%) Computer Science
5 19 (59.38%) QA
5 19 (59.38%) MS Office
6 18 (56.25%) XML
7 14 (43.75%) Scrum
8 13 (40.63%) OO
9 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
10 8 (25.00%) ISEB
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) HP
11 7 (21.88%) OOP
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle
12 6 (18.75%) Degree
12 6 (18.75%) UNIX
12 6 (18.75%) Change Management
13 5 (15.63%) C#
14 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
14 3 (9.38%) .NET
14 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (6.25%) Marketing
15 2 (6.25%) Back Office
15 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
15 2 (6.25%) Java
16 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
16 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (59.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
1 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 7 (21.88%) Junior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Junior
4 7 (21.88%) Automated Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Lead Tester
5 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Products Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
3 1 (3.13%) Flash
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Scrum
2 13 (40.63%) OO
3 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) OOP
6 6 (18.75%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) CRM
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 26 (81.25%) VBScript
3 22 (68.75%) VBA
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CIMA
3 1 (3.13%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) HP
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft