The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 4.59% - 14.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% - 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 16
Average salary £37,500 - £25,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +5.71%
VB
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Programming Languages Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60 81 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 55.05% 64.80% 71.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58 74 86
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

VB
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

VB Salary Trend in Abingdon

VB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Lotus
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (37.50%) LIMS
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Lotus
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com