The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 47 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.43% 4.76% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 7.72% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 15
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 150 246 196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 63.83% 61.65% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134 204 179
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cheltenham

VB
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for VB in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) RSpec
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Epicor