The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 100 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 61 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.60% 3.06% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 6.06% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 61
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
990 1007 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.46% 50.53% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 901 904 846
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
South East

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

VB
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 17 £33,500 -10.66% 2
High Wycombe -1 7 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Marlow -3 2 £40,000 -
Aylesbury -8 2 £29,750 +21.42%
Chesham -2 1 £25,000 -37.50%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 42 (60.87%) .NET
2 37 (53.62%) SQL
3 27 (39.13%) C#
4 23 (33.33%) VBScript
4 23 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 21 (30.43%) VB6
5 21 (30.43%) jQuery
6 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
7 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio
7 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
8 18 (26.09%) T-SQL
8 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 18 (26.09%) N-Tier
8 18 (26.09%) Business Analysis
9 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
10 16 (23.19%) TDD
10 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (23.19%) BDD
10 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (21.74%) C++
11 15 (21.74%) Java
12 14 (20.29%) Oracle
13 13 (18.84%) Windows
13 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
13 13 (18.84%) Remedy
14 9 (13.04%) OO
14 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
14 9 (13.04%) FMCG
15 8 (11.59%) Retail

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (7.25%) IIS
1 5 (7.25%) Apache
1 5 (7.25%) JRun
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.90%) FileNet
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) AWD
2 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.45%) IPv6
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
1 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.45%) Wireless
1 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MS Access
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.90%) UniData
5 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.90%) DTS
5 2 (2.90%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.90%) QARun
4 2 (2.90%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.45%) JMeter
5 1 (1.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
1 8 (11.59%) Retail
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.14%) Aerospace
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) Programmer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Support
8 5 (7.25%) VB Developer
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) VB Programmer
9 4 (5.80%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) .NET
2 21 (30.43%) jQuery
3 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
4 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (11.59%) SOAP
5 8 (11.59%) Web Services
6 5 (7.25%) WSDL
6 5 (7.25%) JSP
7 3 (4.35%) Struts
7 3 (4.35%) J2EE
7 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.35%) Spring
7 3 (4.35%) WebCenter
8 2 (2.90%) WCF
8 2 (2.90%) WPF
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (2.90%) XML
8 2 (2.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) N-Tier
2 9 (13.04%) FMCG
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) EMC Centera
4 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.90%) Statistics
4 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Firmware
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) UNIX
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.90%) AIX
7 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.45%) uClinux
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Business Analysis
2 16 (23.19%) TDD
2 16 (23.19%) BDD
3 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.04%) OO
4 8 (11.59%) Workflow
4 8 (11.59%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (10.14%) Time Management
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 5 (7.25%) ERP
7 5 (7.25%) Workflow Management
8 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.80%) Web Development
9 3 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.35%) MVC
10 2 (2.90%) Manual Testing
10 2 (2.90%) CRM
10 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) SQL
2 27 (39.13%) C#
3 23 (33.33%) VBScript
3 23 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 21 (30.43%) VB6
5 18 (26.09%) T-SQL
5 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 15 (21.74%) C++
6 15 (21.74%) Java
7 7 (10.14%) C
8 5 (7.25%) MATLAB
8 5 (7.25%) PHP
8 5 (7.25%) VBA
9 3 (4.35%) Python
9 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) MCP
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.45%) MCITP
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.90%) WSUS
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.84%) Remedy
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) EMC
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix
4 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.90%) Symantec
4 2 (2.90%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.90%) Kofax
4 2 (2.90%) ReadSoft
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) Computacenter
4 2 (2.90%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.45%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (1.45%) Altera
5 1 (1.45%) HP
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: 50,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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