The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 84 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.09% 2.41% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 3.61% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 49
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1122 1107 1320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.28% 66.81% 73.41%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1011 1148
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Cambridgeshire

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 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 93 (84.55%) .NET
2 84 (76.36%) C#
3 77 (70.00%) VB.NET
4 67 (60.91%) SQL Server
5 58 (52.73%) Scrum
6 56 (50.91%) MVC
7 52 (47.27%) ASP.NET
8 51 (46.36%) NUnit
8 51 (46.36%) WCF
9 48 (43.64%) Kanban
9 48 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (43.64%) Rhino Mocks
9 48 (43.64%) Moq
9 48 (43.64%) Razor View Engine
9 48 (43.64%) Web Application Development
9 48 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 48 (43.64%) TDD
10 44 (40.00%) SQL
11 39 (35.45%) Oracle
12 34 (30.91%) Computer Science
13 30 (27.27%) .NET Framework
13 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 30 (27.27%) Windows
14 29 (26.36%) VB6
15 28 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 27 (24.55%) WPF
17 26 (23.64%) MVVM
17 26 (23.64%) MSTest
18 25 (22.73%) BDD
18 25 (22.73%) MCTS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (11.82%) Apache
1 13 (11.82%) IIS
2 9 (8.18%) CMS
3 5 (4.55%) Drupal
3 5 (4.55%) ColdFusion
4 4 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.91%) Node.js
5 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Project
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) Internet
2 4 (3.64%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (60.91%) SQL Server
2 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.91%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (9.09%) MySQL
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.64%) DTS
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.91%) MS Access
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 51 (46.36%) NUnit
2 48 (43.64%) Rhino Mocks
2 48 (43.64%) Moq
3 26 (23.64%) MSTest
4 10 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (22.73%) Music Industry
2 15 (13.64%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Publishing
4 4 (3.64%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (89.09%) Developer
2 56 (50.91%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.91%) Junior
3 23 (20.91%) Junior Developer
3 23 (20.91%) Junior .NET Developer
3 23 (20.91%) Graduate Developer
3 23 (20.91%) Graduate
3 23 (20.91%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 20 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.18%) VB Developer
6 9 (8.18%) VB6 Developer
7 7 (6.36%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) DBA
9 4 (3.64%) SQL DBA
9 4 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (84.55%) .NET
2 52 (47.27%) ASP.NET
3 51 (46.36%) WCF
4 48 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (43.64%) Razor View Engine
4 48 (43.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 30 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 27 (24.55%) WPF
7 25 (22.73%) NHibernate
8 23 (20.91%) WinForms
8 23 (20.91%) XML
8 23 (20.91%) Unity DI Container
8 23 (20.91%) Castle Windsor
8 23 (20.91%) Ninject
8 23 (20.91%) Spring.NET
9 19 (17.27%) HTML
9 19 (17.27%) CSS
9 19 (17.27%) XSLT
10 15 (13.64%) SOAP
11 13 (11.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) Computer Science
2 23 (20.91%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (7.27%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.64%) Open Source
6 3 (2.73%) Clustering
6 3 (2.73%) VHDL
6 3 (2.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Android
3 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.91%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.73%) Scrum
2 56 (50.91%) MVC
3 48 (43.64%) Kanban
3 48 (43.64%) Web Application Development
3 48 (43.64%) TDD
4 26 (23.64%) MVVM
5 25 (22.73%) BDD
6 23 (20.91%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.18%) Content Management
9 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.55%) ITIL
11 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.64%) Identity Management
11 4 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (3.64%) Information Security
11 4 (3.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 84 (76.36%) C#
2 77 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 44 (40.00%) SQL
4 29 (26.36%) VB6
5 21 (19.09%) PHP
6 20 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 18 (16.36%) Java
8 16 (14.55%) T-SQL
9 15 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 13 (11.82%) Tcl
11 7 (6.36%) Perl
12 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.73%) VBA
12 3 (2.73%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.82%) Python
13 2 (1.82%) C++
14 1 (0.91%) VBScript
14 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (22.73%) MCTS
2 25 (22.73%) MCP
2 25 (22.73%) MCAD
2 25 (22.73%) MCSD
3 18 (16.36%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) MCSE
4 3 (2.73%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (11.82%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) Oracle
2 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (0.91%) Motorola
4 1 (0.91%) Brady
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