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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.69% 1.19% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.77% 2.94% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 8
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
192 238 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 39.67% 40.41% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 160 226 244
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
1 17 (80.95%) C#
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (71.43%) TDD
3 15 (71.43%) VB.NET
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 14 (66.67%) NUnit
4 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (66.67%) Scrum
4 14 (66.67%) WinForms
4 14 (66.67%) MVVM
4 14 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (66.67%) Moq
4 14 (66.67%) BDD
4 14 (66.67%) Kanban
4 14 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 14 (66.67%) NHibernate
4 14 (66.67%) Streaming Music
4 14 (66.67%) WCF
4 14 (66.67%) WPF
4 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) VB6
7 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) HTML

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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Moq
1 14 (66.67%) NUnit
1 14 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 3 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
1 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
2 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 14 (66.67%) NHibernate
3 14 (66.67%) WCF
3 14 (66.67%) WinForms
3 14 (66.67%) WPF
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Streaming Music
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 15 (71.43%) TDD
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) BDD
3 14 (66.67%) Kanban
3 14 (66.67%) MVVM
3 14 (66.67%) Scrum
3 14 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
4 1 (4.76%) User Stories
4 1 (4.76%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) VB6
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Infragistics
1 1 (4.76%) Telerik