The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 101 102 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.35% 1.58% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 3.37% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 51
Average salary £40,250 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £28,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
936 979 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 40.82% 46.86% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 805 886 878
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -1 23 £40,250 +20.14% 5
High Wycombe -4 7 - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 36 (69.23%) C#
2 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
3 32 (61.54%) .NET
4 24 (46.15%) SQL
5 23 (44.23%) CSS
6 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
7 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
7 21 (40.38%) jQuery
8 20 (38.46%) Ajax
8 20 (38.46%) VB.NET
9 18 (34.62%) WCF
10 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (32.69%) Java
10 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET
10 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
11 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
11 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (28.85%) MVC
13 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
13 14 (26.92%) VBScript
13 14 (26.92%) HTML
14 13 (25.00%) VBA
14 13 (25.00%) ITIL
14 13 (25.00%) Finance
14 13 (25.00%) Scrum
15 12 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
15 12 (23.08%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (13.46%) Oracle Spatial
2 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) SPSS
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DHCP
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (67.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (17.31%) Data Mining
5 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.85%) MySQL
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.92%) OLAP
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (23.08%) Moq
2 12 (23.08%) ReSharper
3 8 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.92%) ProC
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) Analyst
3 16 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 14 (26.92%) Web Developer
5 12 (23.08%) Senior Web Developer
6 10 (19.23%) Business Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
7 8 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (13.46%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
10 4 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 4 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (5.77%) Senior Programmer
11 3 (5.77%) .NET Programmer
11 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
11 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Programmer
11 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 23 (44.23%) CSS
3 21 (40.38%) jQuery
4 20 (38.46%) Ajax
5 18 (34.62%) WCF
6 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET
7 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (26.92%) HTML
9 12 (23.08%) XML
9 12 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 12 (23.08%) JSON
9 12 (23.08%) LINQ
9 12 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 12 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (13.46%) J2EE
11 4 (7.69%) Web Services
11 4 (7.69%) WinForms
11 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Data Conversion
3 5 (9.62%) Statistics
3 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) MVC
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Scrum
3 13 (25.00%) ITIL
4 12 (23.08%) OOD
4 12 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
4 12 (23.08%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (17.31%) ERP
7 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (15.38%) ETL
7 8 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.85%) Project Management
10 2 (3.85%) Workflow
10 2 (3.85%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) C#
2 24 (46.15%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 20 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 17 (32.69%) Java
6 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
6 14 (26.92%) VBScript
7 13 (25.00%) VBA
8 12 (23.08%) Ruby
9 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
10 7 (13.46%) VB6
11 6 (11.54%) C
12 5 (9.62%) C++
13 3 (5.77%) Python
14 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.92%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) MCSA
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Symantec
3 3 (5.77%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.85%) Talend
4 2 (3.85%) Remedy
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Telerik
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Jaspersoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago