The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 111 90 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 1.57% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 2.34% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 58
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
916 1110 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.82% 66.91% 64.22%
Number of salaries quoted 752 912 810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VB
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

VB Salary Trend in Cambridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
2 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 5 (45.45%) LabVIEW
2 5 (45.45%) VHDL
2 5 (45.45%) Verilog
2 5 (45.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) VBScript
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) ISDN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) LabVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) LINQ
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (45.45%) Verilog
1 5 (45.45%) VHDL
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Brocade
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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