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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 82 45 74
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +29
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 72 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.68% 4.81% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 7.21% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 16 67 43
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
1025 999 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.26% 66.69% 61.79%
Number of salaries quoted 869 878 1015
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 38 (86.36%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) C#
3 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
4 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (47.73%) MVC
6 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (38.64%) SQL
8 16 (36.36%) HTML
8 16 (36.36%) WCF
9 15 (34.09%) VB.NET
9 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
10 13 (29.55%) TDD
11 12 (27.27%) NUnit
11 12 (27.27%) Scrum
11 12 (27.27%) NHibernate
11 12 (27.27%) Music Industry
11 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
11 12 (27.27%) Moq
11 12 (27.27%) BDD
11 12 (27.27%) Kanban
11 12 (27.27%) Web Application Development
12 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.45%) Java
14 8 (18.18%) C++
14 8 (18.18%) Symantec
15 7 (15.91%) CSS
16 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
16 6 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
17 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (2.27%) DNN
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) NUnit
1 12 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (27.27%) Moq
2 3 (6.82%) WinRunner
2 3 (6.82%) QARun
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 12 (27.27%) Music Industry
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Software Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Mac Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Junior
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) .NET
2 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (36.36%) WCF
4 16 (36.36%) HTML
5 12 (27.27%) NHibernate
6 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 4 (9.09%) WPF
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.09%) LESS
8 3 (6.82%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (6.82%) WinForms
9 1 (2.27%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.27%) SOAP
9 1 (2.27%) Web Services
9 1 (2.27%) XML
9 1 (2.27%) XSLT
9 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.27%) LINQ
9 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.27%) SCADA
2 1 (2.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) MVC
2 13 (29.55%) TDD
3 12 (27.27%) Scrum
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Kanban
3 12 (27.27%) BDD
3 12 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (2.27%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (2.27%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.27%) OOP
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C#
2 17 (38.64%) SQL
3 15 (34.09%) VB.NET
4 9 (20.45%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) C++
6 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.09%) VB6
8 2 (4.55%) VBA
9 1 (2.27%) AppleScript
9 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Symantec
3 1 (2.27%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (2.27%) Siemens
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amsys
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