The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 50 59 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.48% 1.87% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 4.01% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Median salary £25,000 £29,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% -35.55%  
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 Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 234 274 231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 55.58% 46.68% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 190 254 190
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

VB
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for VB in Swindon

VB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Structured Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle