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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.78% 2.99% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 5.93% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 8
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +40.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 159 253 220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 70.67% 50.40% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 122 190 185
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +23.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 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 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (42.86%) Electronics
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) SAP
4 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) ERP Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Epicor
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft