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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 99 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.36% 2.04% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 3.25% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 37 30
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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
879 1139 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.10% 62.75% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 786 938 963
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) User Experience
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) AppleScript
5 6 (42.86%) FileMaker
5 6 (42.86%) OO
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) CRM
5 6 (42.86%) MS Office
5 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (42.86%) Xcode
5 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
5 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
5 6 (42.86%) Apple Swift
6 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) LINQ
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
8 3 (21.43%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) FileMaker
1 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
2 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Xcode
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Mac Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (21.43%) Programmer
4 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QlikView Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) LINQ
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
5 3 (21.43%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
6 1 (7.14%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) User Experience
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OO
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
1 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) AppleScript
2 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
2 6 (42.86%) Apple Swift
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
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