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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.09% 2.56% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 5.21% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 27
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
471 480 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 42.62% 49.18% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 418 439 517
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 6 £27,750 - 2
Swindon -12 5 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Corsham - 1 £57,500 - 1
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) .NET
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 10 (29.41%) VBA
6 10 (29.41%) Oracle
6 10 (29.41%) Change Management
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) VBScript
8 8 (23.53%) C++
8 8 (23.53%) XML
8 8 (23.53%) OO
9 7 (20.59%) VMware
9 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
10 6 (17.65%) Degree
10 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
10 6 (17.65%) Web Services
10 6 (17.65%) UNIX
10 6 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
11 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
12 4 (11.76%) Altiris
12 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
1 4 (11.76%) Wireless
1 4 (11.76%) VLAN
1 4 (11.76%) Network Security
1 4 (11.76%) NAS
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
1 4 (11.76%) DHCP
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Products Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 4 (11.76%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) XML
3 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) WPF
4 4 (11.76%) jQuery
4 4 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (8.82%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.88%) Flash
6 2 (5.88%) XSLT
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) GIS
1 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Change Management
2 8 (23.53%) OO
3 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (11.76%) Process Management
5 4 (11.76%) MVVM
5 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.94%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) VBA
4 8 (23.53%) VBScript
4 8 (23.53%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (11.76%) Java
8 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.88%) Perl
9 2 (5.88%) PHP
9 2 (5.88%) VC++
9 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.88%) OPNET
2 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.88%) OpenView
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Altiris
4 4 (11.76%) Sophos
5 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 2 (5.88%) F5
5 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
5 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) CA
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