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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 91 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 35 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 2.33% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 3.70% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 74
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £24,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £41,766
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1116 947 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.32% 63.09% 72.13%
Number of salaries quoted 885 813 1254
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 55 (98.21%) C#
1 55 (98.21%) .NET
2 48 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 42 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 39 (69.64%) ASP.NET
5 39 (69.64%) Scrum
6 38 (67.86%) MVC
6 38 (67.86%) WCF
7 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (60.71%) TDD
8 34 (60.71%) NUnit
9 31 (55.36%) Kanban
9 31 (55.36%) Rhino Mocks
9 31 (55.36%) Moq
9 31 (55.36%) Web Application Development
10 25 (44.64%) BDD
10 25 (44.64%) NHibernate
10 25 (44.64%) Music Industry
11 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (30.36%) Razor View Engine
12 17 (30.36%) SQL
13 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (28.57%) WPF
14 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
14 13 (23.21%) MVVM
14 13 (23.21%) Oracle
15 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
16 11 (19.64%) MCTS
16 11 (19.64%) MCP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (1.79%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (60.71%) NUnit
2 31 (55.36%) Rhino Mocks
2 31 (55.36%) Moq
3 9 (16.07%) MSTest
4 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.79%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.79%) QARun
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 25 (44.64%) Music Industry
2 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (96.43%) Developer
2 34 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Junior
4 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.50%) VB Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 7 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Graduate
6 5 (8.93%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Android Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (98.21%) .NET
2 39 (69.64%) ASP.NET
3 38 (67.86%) WCF
4 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (44.64%) NHibernate
6 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 17 (30.36%) Razor View Engine
8 16 (28.57%) WPF
9 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (12.50%) WinForms
10 7 (12.50%) XML
11 6 (10.71%) LINQ
11 6 (10.71%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (10.71%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (10.71%) Ninject
11 6 (10.71%) Spring.NET
12 4 (7.14%) HTML
12 4 (7.14%) XSLT
12 4 (7.14%) SOAP
12 4 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) Scrum
3 38 (67.86%) MVC
4 34 (60.71%) TDD
5 31 (55.36%) Kanban
5 31 (55.36%) Web Application Development
6 25 (44.64%) BDD
7 13 (23.21%) MVVM
8 9 (16.07%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Information Security
10 4 (7.14%) CRM
10 4 (7.14%) Identity Management
10 4 (7.14%) Workflow
11 3 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (5.36%) Android Development
11 3 (5.36%) OOP
11 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) C#
2 48 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) VB6
5 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.71%) Java
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) MCP
1 11 (19.64%) MCAD
1 11 (19.64%) MCSD
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (19.64%) MCTS
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
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