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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 107 96 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -31
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 14 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.072% 0.95% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 1.44% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 58
Average salary - £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
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
905 975 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.39% 66.28% 68.09%
Number of salaries quoted 784 871 1087
Average salary £42,500 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
1 5 (71.43%) LabVIEW
1 5 (71.43%) VHDL
1 5 (71.43%) Verilog
1 5 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) LabVIEW
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (71.43%) Verilog
1 5 (71.43%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) EMC