The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.47% 0.39% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 0.93% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 19
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
223 216 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 42.31% 42.27% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 199 196 191
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for VB.

1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) IIS
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 13 (43.33%) VB.NET
4 13 (43.33%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) C#
5 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
6 10 (33.33%) WCF
6 10 (33.33%) WPF
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (33.33%) NHibernate
6 10 (33.33%) Streaming Music
6 10 (33.33%) NUnit
6 10 (33.33%) MVC
6 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 10 (33.33%) WinForms
6 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (33.33%) MVVM
6 10 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (33.33%) Moq
6 10 (33.33%) BDD
6 10 (33.33%) Kanban
6 10 (33.33%) Web Application Development
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) IPv4
1 3 (10.00%) NAS
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
1 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Moq
1 10 (33.33%) NUnit
1 10 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Applications Support
2 13 (43.33%) Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Analyst
3 12 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) ICT Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) VB Developer
6 2 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) ICT Support
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 10 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 10 (33.33%) WCF
3 10 (33.33%) WinForms
3 10 (33.33%) WPF
4 4 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Streaming Music
2 3 (10.00%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) TDD
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) BDD
2 10 (33.33%) Kanban
2 10 (33.33%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) MVVM
2 10 (33.33%) Scrum
2 10 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Application Performance Management
4 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
1 13 (43.33%) VB.NET
2 11 (36.67%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) VBA
4 3 (10.00%) VBScript
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VB6
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSA
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) HND
3 3 (10.00%) MCP
3 3 (10.00%) MCTS
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Dell
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (10.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Telerik