Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 132 110
Rank change year-on-year +15 -22 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.34% 1.51% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.12% 2.55% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 39
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.00% -
10th Percentile £36,625 £32,000 £27,700
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 945 1331 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 63.13% 59.16% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1070 986
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +7.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Gloucestershire

VB
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for VB in Gloucestershire

VB
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Gloucestershire

VB
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +15 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Cirencester - 5 £40,000 -
Tewkesbury - 2 £34,250 -
VB
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (40.00%) CRM
5 8 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (30.00%) Unix
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) C++
7 6 (30.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) J2EE
8 5 (25.00%) SAP
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) Internet
8 5 (25.00%) Android
8 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (25.00%) Marketing
8 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 5 (25.00%) Electronics
8 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (25.00%) Programme Management

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.00%) PyUnit
1 1 (5.00%) RSpec
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Electronics
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Business Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) COM+
4 1 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) CRM
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) COBOL
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Capita
3 1 (5.00%) JDA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie