The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.36% 1.01% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -  
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 Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 114 108 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 51.58% 54.55% 53.31%
Number of salaries quoted 104 59 114
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

VB
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Salary trend for VB in Gloucester

VB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VB6 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared