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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 94 68 88
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.62% 3.19% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 6.82% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 41
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
957 880 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.93% 46.76% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 853 794 848
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -6 18 £35,000 -9.67% 2
High Wycombe -5 6 £50,000 +81.81%
Aylesbury -2 3 £28,000 +47.36%
Chesham -5 1 £25,000 -37.50%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (63.38%) .NET
2 34 (47.89%) SQL
3 28 (39.44%) C#
4 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
5 22 (30.99%) VB.NET
6 21 (29.58%) VBScript
6 21 (29.58%) VB6
6 21 (29.58%) jQuery
7 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
7 20 (28.17%) N-Tier
8 18 (25.35%) T-SQL
8 18 (25.35%) Visual Studio
8 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
9 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
9 17 (23.94%) Business Analysis
10 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.13%) TDD
11 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (21.13%) BDD
11 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 14 (19.72%) Oracle
13 13 (18.31%) Java
13 13 (18.31%) OO
14 12 (16.90%) C++
14 12 (16.90%) Windows
15 10 (14.08%) Remedy
16 9 (12.68%) Web Services
16 9 (12.68%) Retail
16 9 (12.68%) Systems Analysis

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (5.63%) IIS
1 4 (5.63%) Apache
1 4 (5.63%) JRun
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (28.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.41%) IPv6
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.41%) Wireless
1 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) MS Access
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.23%) UniData
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.82%) QlikView
6 2 (2.82%) DTS
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.82%) WinRunner
4 2 (2.82%) QARun
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.41%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.41%) JMeter
5 1 (1.41%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (12.68%) Retail
2 7 (9.86%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Aerospace
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.68%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Programmer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.04%) VB Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (63.38%) .NET
2 21 (29.58%) jQuery
3 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (12.68%) Web Services
6 7 (9.86%) SOAP
7 4 (5.63%) JSP
7 4 (5.63%) WSDL
8 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.23%) Spring
8 3 (4.23%) Struts
8 3 (4.23%) J2EE
8 3 (4.23%) WebCenter
9 2 (2.82%) WCF
9 2 (2.82%) WPF
9 2 (2.82%) HTML
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.86%) FMCG
3 6 (8.45%) Data Extraction
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.82%) Statistics
5 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) UNIX
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.41%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Business Analysis
2 15 (21.13%) TDD
2 15 (21.13%) BDD
3 13 (18.31%) OO
4 9 (12.68%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.86%) Project Management
6 7 (9.86%) Workflow
7 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.04%) Time Management
9 4 (5.63%) Workflow Management
9 4 (5.63%) Web Development
9 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.23%) MVC
10 3 (4.23%) ERP
11 2 (2.82%) ETL
11 2 (2.82%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) SQL
2 28 (39.44%) C#
3 22 (30.99%) VB.NET
4 21 (29.58%) VBScript
4 21 (29.58%) VB6
5 18 (25.35%) T-SQL
6 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
7 13 (18.31%) Java
8 12 (16.90%) C++
9 7 (9.86%) C
10 6 (8.45%) VBA
11 5 (7.04%) MATLAB
12 4 (5.63%) Python
12 4 (5.63%) PHP
12 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) MCP
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.41%) MCITP
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) Oracle
3 10 (14.08%) Remedy
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) Eloqua
5 2 (2.82%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.41%) Altera
6 1 (1.41%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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