The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 63 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.19% 2.90% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 6.47% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
457 464 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 41.74% 44.92% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 358 409 350
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VB
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Wiltshire region.

VB Salary Trend in Wiltshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

VB
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham +17 10 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Swindon -16 2 £45,000 +28.57%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) C++
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) GIS
5 10 (40.00%) WPF
5 10 (40.00%) MVVM
5 10 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) C
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) Change Management
10 4 (16.00%) Process Management
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) Java
10 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.00%) VBScript
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (12.00%) QA
11 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VoIP
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C++ Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Junior
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) WPF
2 10 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVVM
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Process Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) MVC
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) C++
4 6 (24.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.00%) VBScript
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) VBA
7 1 (4.00%) VC++
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) OpenView
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) OPNET
1 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (8.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) CA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + discretionary company bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago