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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 35 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.15% 3.60% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 7.59% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,534 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
620 461 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 51.32% 47.43% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 523 376 448
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £46,500
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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
Swindon -22 17 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Chippenham - 4 £31,017 - 2
Corsham - 4 - -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 44 (75.86%) SQL
2 36 (62.07%) Computer Science
3 30 (51.72%) VBScript
4 27 (46.55%) MS Office
5 26 (44.83%) VBA
5 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
5 26 (44.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 25 (43.10%) QA
7 22 (37.93%) XML
8 21 (36.21%) HP
8 21 (36.21%) Degree
9 20 (34.48%) Windows
10 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
11 16 (27.59%) OO
11 16 (27.59%) VMware
11 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
12 15 (25.86%) Scrum
12 15 (25.86%) Automated Testing
13 14 (24.14%) HTML
14 13 (22.41%) Java
14 13 (22.41%) Terminal Services
15 12 (20.69%) OOP
16 11 (18.97%) Perl
16 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
16 11 (18.97%) Python
16 11 (18.97%) VoIP
16 11 (18.97%) Cisco
16 11 (18.97%) OpenView
16 11 (18.97%) ISEB

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) WordPress
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (46.55%) MS Office
2 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) VoIP
2 6 (10.34%) WAN
2 6 (10.34%) Wireshark
3 3 (5.17%) TETRA
4 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.45%) VLAN
4 2 (3.45%) Network Security
4 2 (3.45%) NAS
4 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) SAN
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.72%) MS Access
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.45%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.45%) Back Office
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Consultant
3 10 (17.24%) Tester
4 9 (15.52%) Test Manager
5 8 (13.79%) Junior
5 8 (13.79%) Junior Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Lead Tester
5 8 (13.79%) Automated Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Network Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Performance Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Products Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) XML
2 14 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) LINQ
5 2 (3.45%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.72%) XSLT
6 1 (1.72%) Flash
6 1 (1.72%) Cocoa
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (62.07%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) OO
2 15 (25.86%) Scrum
2 15 (25.86%) Automated Testing
3 12 (20.69%) OOP
4 11 (18.97%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (18.97%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (12.07%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) Change Management
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.45%) MVC
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (75.86%) SQL
2 30 (51.72%) VBScript
3 26 (44.83%) VBA
4 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
5 13 (22.41%) Java
6 11 (18.97%) Perl
6 11 (18.97%) Python
7 7 (12.07%) C#
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.45%) VB6
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Degree
2 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) ISEB
4 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (5.17%) HND
6 2 (3.45%) ACCA
6 2 (3.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.41%) Terminal Services
3 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) XenApp
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) OpenView
1 11 (18.97%) Nagios
1 11 (18.97%) OPNET
1 11 (18.97%) SolarWinds Orion
1 11 (18.97%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) HP
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) Cisco
3 11 (18.97%) Juniper
3 11 (18.97%) CA
3 11 (18.97%) Riverbed
3 11 (18.97%) SolarWinds
3 11 (18.97%) F5
4 9 (15.52%) Citrix
5 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.34%) Compuware
6 6 (10.34%) NetQoS
6 6 (10.34%) Ipanema Technologies
6 6 (10.34%) BMC
6 6 (10.34%) NetScout
7 5 (8.62%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) Motorola
9 2 (3.45%) Sophos
9 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
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