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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 97 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 25 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.18% 1.68% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 2.57% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 63
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
1108 971 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.39% 65.43% 71.51%
Number of salaries quoted 856 847 1374
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 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 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 56 (93.33%) C#
3 52 (86.67%) VB.NET
4 46 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (71.67%) Scrum
6 42 (70.00%) ASP.NET
7 41 (68.33%) MVC
7 41 (68.33%) WCF
8 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
9 38 (63.33%) TDD
9 38 (63.33%) NUnit
9 38 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (58.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 35 (58.33%) Moq
10 35 (58.33%) Web Application Development
10 35 (58.33%) Kanban
11 30 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 27 (45.00%) Razor View Engine
13 24 (40.00%) BDD
13 24 (40.00%) Music Industry
13 24 (40.00%) NHibernate
14 21 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (33.33%) WPF
16 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
16 18 (30.00%) MVVM
16 18 (30.00%) SQL
17 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
18 16 (26.67%) MCTS
18 16 (26.67%) Oracle
18 16 (26.67%) MCP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 3 (5.00%) Apache
1 3 (5.00%) IIS
1 3 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) DNN
2 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 38 (63.33%) NUnit
2 35 (58.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 35 (58.33%) Moq
3 14 (23.33%) MSTest
4 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (40.00%) Music Industry
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (98.33%) Developer
2 38 (63.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Junior
4 11 (18.33%) Graduate
4 11 (18.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Graduate Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.67%) VB Developer
6 7 (11.67%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
10 1 (1.67%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 42 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 41 (68.33%) WCF
4 38 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 27 (45.00%) Razor View Engine
7 24 (40.00%) NHibernate
8 20 (33.33%) WPF
9 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
10 11 (18.33%) WinForms
10 11 (18.33%) Spring.NET
10 11 (18.33%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (18.33%) Castle Windsor
10 11 (18.33%) Ninject
11 10 (16.67%) XML
12 7 (11.67%) HTML
12 7 (11.67%) SOAP
12 7 (11.67%) XSLT
13 6 (10.00%) LINQ
13 6 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.33%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (71.67%) Scrum
3 41 (68.33%) MVC
4 38 (63.33%) TDD
5 35 (58.33%) Web Application Development
5 35 (58.33%) Kanban
6 24 (40.00%) BDD
7 18 (30.00%) MVVM
8 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (23.33%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (6.67%) CRM
10 4 (6.67%) Information Security
10 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
10 4 (6.67%) Workflow
11 3 (5.00%) Android Development
11 3 (5.00%) OOP
11 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (93.33%) C#
2 52 (86.67%) VB.NET
3 18 (30.00%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) VB6
5 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.67%) Java
7 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.67%) PHP
9 3 (5.00%) Tcl
9 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) MCTS
1 16 (26.67%) MCP
1 16 (26.67%) MCAD
1 16 (26.67%) MCSD
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
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