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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 100 118 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.01% 0.93% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 2.09% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 28
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
836 1005 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 49.88% 44.35% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 713 841 870
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +27 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Aylesbury -7 3 £50,000 +17.64%
High Wycombe -6 1 £37,500 -
Marlow - 1 £37,500 -
Amersham - 1 £37,500 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £37,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 39 (75.00%) .NET
2 37 (71.15%) SQL Server
3 35 (67.31%) C#
4 32 (61.54%) SQL
5 28 (53.85%) HTML
6 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET
8 19 (36.54%) CSS
8 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
9 18 (34.62%) MVC
9 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (30.77%) Finance
12 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
13 14 (26.92%) VBA
13 14 (26.92%) EPiServer
14 11 (21.15%) Project Management
15 10 (19.23%) Python
15 10 (19.23%) jQuery
16 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (17.31%) Time Management
16 9 (17.31%) Ajax
16 9 (17.31%) Web Development
16 9 (17.31%) Windows
16 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
16 9 (17.31%) MS Office
17 8 (15.38%) MS Project
17 8 (15.38%) MS Visio
17 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
18 7 (13.46%) Banking

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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%) SAS
1 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.31%) MS Office
3 8 (15.38%) MS Project
3 8 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.92%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.92%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.92%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) NAS
1 1 (1.92%) RS-232
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (71.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MS Access
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) DB2
6 1 (1.92%) Essbase
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Moq
2 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) .NET Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 10 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) SQL Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (9.62%) Programmer
9 4 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 3 (5.77%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (5.77%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) SAS Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) .NET
2 28 (53.85%) HTML
3 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET
4 19 (36.54%) CSS
5 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (19.23%) jQuery
7 9 (17.31%) Ajax
8 7 (13.46%) XHTML
9 4 (7.69%) WCF
10 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
10 3 (5.77%) WPF
11 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.85%) Apache Flex
11 2 (3.85%) Classic ASP
11 2 (3.85%) Web Services
12 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.92%) HTML5
12 1 (1.92%) JSON
12 1 (1.92%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Economics
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) SUSE
4 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) MVC
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
3 9 (17.31%) Time Management
3 9 (17.31%) Web Development
4 6 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) High Availability
6 3 (5.77%) MVVM
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.85%) Scrum
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (1.92%) CRM
8 1 (1.92%) ERP
8 1 (1.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) C#
2 32 (61.54%) SQL
3 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.92%) VBA
5 10 (19.23%) Python
6 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
7 7 (13.46%) Java
7 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
8 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
9 5 (9.62%) C++
9 5 (9.62%) VB6
10 2 (3.85%) C
11 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.92%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.92%) Korn
11 1 (1.92%) PHP
11 1 (1.92%) Ruby
11 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) MCSE
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) MCP
2 5 (9.62%) MCTS
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) EPiServer
3 5 (9.62%) Teradata
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Telerik
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.92%) Borland
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) QNX
6 1 (1.92%) Syclo
6 1 (1.92%) Telelogic
6 1 (1.92%) Unisys
6 1 (1.92%) VMware