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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 25 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.77% 2.34% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 5.00% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 41
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,534 £27,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £45,000
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
656 500 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 50.35% 46.73% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 558 421 425
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 16 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Chippenham - 6 £24,534 -
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (79.25%) SQL
2 32 (60.38%) Computer Science
3 28 (52.83%) VBScript
4 25 (47.17%) VBA
4 25 (47.17%) MS Office
5 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
5 22 (41.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 21 (39.62%) XML
6 21 (39.62%) QA
7 19 (35.85%) HP
8 18 (33.96%) Degree
9 16 (30.19%) Windows
10 15 (28.30%) Terminal Services
10 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
10 15 (28.30%) Scrum
10 15 (28.30%) VMware
11 14 (26.42%) OO
11 14 (26.42%) HTML
11 14 (26.42%) Java
12 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
13 11 (20.75%) Riverbed
13 11 (20.75%) SolarWinds
13 11 (20.75%) SolarWinds Orion
13 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
13 11 (20.75%) OPNET
13 11 (20.75%) CA
13 11 (20.75%) Nagios
13 11 (20.75%) Python

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.89%) Drupal
2 1 (1.89%) WordPress
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Office
2 22 (41.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) VoIP
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
2 6 (11.32%) Wireshark
3 4 (7.55%) Network Security
3 4 (7.55%) NAS
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) Wireless
3 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
3 4 (7.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.77%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.89%) MS Access
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.77%) Back Office
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
1 2 (3.77%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Consultant
3 10 (18.87%) Tester
4 9 (16.98%) Test Manager
5 8 (15.09%) Junior
5 8 (15.09%) Junior Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Lead Tester
5 8 (15.09%) Automated Tester
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Products Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Network Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Senior Performance Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) XML
2 14 (26.42%) HTML
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
4 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 2 (3.77%) LINQ
5 2 (3.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.77%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) XSLT
5 2 (3.77%) Flash
6 1 (1.89%) Cocoa
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (60.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) UNIX
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Scrum
2 14 (26.42%) OO
3 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
4 11 (20.75%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (20.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (16.98%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (15.09%) OOP
7 6 (11.32%) Change Management
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.77%) MVC
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.89%) Business Development
10 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) SQL
2 28 (52.83%) VBScript
3 25 (47.17%) VBA
4 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
5 14 (26.42%) Java
6 11 (20.75%) Perl
6 11 (20.75%) Python
7 8 (15.09%) C#
8 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.77%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) VB6
9 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) ACCA
4 2 (3.77%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Terminal Services
1 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) OpenView
1 11 (20.75%) Nagios
1 11 (20.75%) OPNET
1 11 (20.75%) SolarWinds Orion
1 11 (20.75%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) HP
2 15 (28.30%) VMware
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco
3 11 (20.75%) Juniper
3 11 (20.75%) CA
3 11 (20.75%) Riverbed
3 11 (20.75%) SolarWinds
3 11 (20.75%) F5
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle
5 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.32%) Compuware
5 6 (11.32%) Citrix
5 6 (11.32%) NetQoS
5 6 (11.32%) Ipanema Technologies
5 6 (11.32%) BMC
5 6 (11.32%) NetScout
6 4 (7.55%) Altiris
6 4 (7.55%) Sophos
7 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago