The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 38 55
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.53% 5.23% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 10.63% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 48 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
539 461 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 48.73% 49.20% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 461 382 446
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -34 18 £34,750 -4.79% 3
Corsham - 8 - -
Chippenham -11 1 £37,500 +15.38%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 47 (81.03%) SQL
2 39 (67.24%) Computer Science
3 32 (55.17%) VBScript
4 29 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 29 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 28 (48.28%) MS Office
5 28 (48.28%) QA
6 26 (44.83%) VBA
7 24 (41.38%) XML
8 23 (39.66%) HP
9 21 (36.21%) Degree
10 19 (32.76%) OO
11 18 (31.03%) Windows
12 17 (29.31%) OOP
12 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
13 16 (27.59%) Automated Testing
14 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
14 14 (24.14%) Scrum
14 14 (24.14%) VMware
14 14 (24.14%) HTML
15 12 (20.69%) Java
15 12 (20.69%) ISEB
16 11 (18.97%) Juniper
16 11 (18.97%) OpenView
16 11 (18.97%) CA
16 11 (18.97%) Terminal Services
16 11 (18.97%) Nagios
16 11 (18.97%) Python
16 11 (18.97%) VoIP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (48.28%) MS Office
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.72%) MS Access
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) 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 23 (39.66%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Tester
4 8 (13.79%) Junior
4 8 (13.79%) Test Manager
4 8 (13.79%) Junior Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Lead Tester
5 7 (12.07%) Automated Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Applications Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Network Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Performance Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) VB Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Architect
9 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) XML
2 14 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
4 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.45%) LINQ
5 2 (3.45%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (67.24%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) OO
2 17 (29.31%) OOP
3 16 (27.59%) Automated Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Scrum
5 11 (18.97%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (18.97%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.45%) Change Management
9 2 (3.45%) MVC
9 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.72%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (81.03%) SQL
2 32 (55.17%) VBScript
3 26 (44.83%) VBA
4 14 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 12 (20.69%) 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%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.45%) VB6
10 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.72%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Degree
2 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
3 12 (20.69%) 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 28 (48.28%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.97%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.17%) XenApp
3 3 (5.17%) vSphere
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
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) HP
2 14 (24.14%) VMware
3 11 (18.97%) Riverbed
3 11 (18.97%) SolarWinds
3 11 (18.97%) F5
3 11 (18.97%) Juniper
3 11 (18.97%) CA
3 11 (18.97%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) BMC
5 6 (10.34%) NetScout
5 6 (10.34%) Compuware
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle
7 3 (5.17%) Motorola
8 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.72%) Cognos
9 1 (1.72%) Micro Focus
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