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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 95 84 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 27 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 1.80% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 2.75% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 62
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1111 983 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.91% 65.40% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 865 857 1382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 56 (96.55%) .NET
2 55 (94.83%) C#
3 51 (87.93%) VB.NET
4 45 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (72.41%) Scrum
6 41 (70.69%) ASP.NET
7 40 (68.97%) MVC
7 40 (68.97%) WCF
8 39 (67.24%) SQL Server
9 37 (63.79%) TDD
9 37 (63.79%) NUnit
9 37 (63.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (58.62%) Rhino Mocks
10 34 (58.62%) Moq
10 34 (58.62%) Web Application Development
10 34 (58.62%) Kanban
11 28 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 25 (43.10%) Razor View Engine
13 24 (41.38%) BDD
13 24 (41.38%) Music Industry
13 24 (41.38%) NHibernate
14 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (32.76%) WPF
16 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
16 17 (29.31%) MVVM
16 17 (29.31%) SQL
17 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
18 15 (25.86%) MCTS
18 15 (25.86%) Oracle
18 15 (25.86%) MCP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (3.45%) IIS
1 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) DNN
2 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Internet
2 4 (6.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (67.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (63.79%) NUnit
2 34 (58.62%) Rhino Mocks
2 34 (58.62%) Moq
3 13 (22.41%) MSTest
4 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (41.38%) Music Industry
2 11 (18.97%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (98.28%) Developer
2 37 (63.79%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Junior Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Junior
4 10 (17.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Junior .NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Graduate Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Graduate
5 9 (15.52%) Software Developer
6 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.07%) VB Developer
6 7 (12.07%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.72%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (96.55%) .NET
2 41 (70.69%) ASP.NET
3 40 (68.97%) WCF
4 37 (63.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 25 (43.10%) Razor View Engine
7 24 (41.38%) NHibernate
8 19 (32.76%) WPF
9 16 (27.59%) .NET Framework
10 10 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (17.24%) WinForms
10 10 (17.24%) Spring.NET
10 10 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (17.24%) Ninject
11 9 (15.52%) XML
12 6 (10.34%) SOAP
12 6 (10.34%) HTML
12 6 (10.34%) XSLT
12 6 (10.34%) LINQ
13 5 (8.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (77.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (72.41%) Scrum
3 40 (68.97%) MVC
4 37 (63.79%) TDD
5 34 (58.62%) Kanban
5 34 (58.62%) Web Application Development
6 24 (41.38%) BDD
7 17 (29.31%) MVVM
8 13 (22.41%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (6.90%) Workflow
10 4 (6.90%) Information Security
10 4 (6.90%) CRM
10 4 (6.90%) Identity Management
11 3 (5.17%) OOP
11 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.17%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (5.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (94.83%) C#
2 51 (87.93%) VB.NET
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 9 (15.52%) VB6
5 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.34%) Java
6 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.17%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.45%) Tcl
10 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) MCP
1 15 (25.86%) MCAD
1 15 (25.86%) MCSD
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (25.86%) MCTS
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 15 days ago