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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 93 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 46 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 3.13% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 4.87% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 44 64
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1122 944 1304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.46% 64.13% 69.14%
Number of salaries quoted 887 796 1111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 49 (92.45%) C#
1 49 (92.45%) .NET
2 38 (71.70%) VB.NET
3 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
4 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
5 34 (64.15%) MVC
6 33 (62.26%) Scrum
6 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (60.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (58.49%) WCF
9 29 (54.72%) TDD
10 26 (49.06%) NUnit
10 26 (49.06%) Kanban
10 26 (49.06%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (49.06%) Moq
10 26 (49.06%) Web Application Development
11 22 (41.51%) BDD
11 22 (41.51%) NHibernate
11 22 (41.51%) Music Industry
12 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (26.42%) WPF
14 13 (24.53%) SQL
15 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (22.64%) Razor View Engine
16 10 (18.87%) MVVM
16 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
16 10 (18.87%) Oracle
16 10 (18.87%) VB6
17 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
18 8 (15.09%) MCTS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (1.89%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (49.06%) NUnit
1 26 (49.06%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (49.06%) Moq
2 4 (7.55%) MSTest
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.77%) WinRunner
4 2 (3.77%) QARun
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
General
1 22 (41.51%) Music Industry
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 26 (49.06%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) VB Developer
5 6 (11.32%) VB6 Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Junior Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Junior
7 4 (7.55%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (92.45%) .NET
2 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
3 32 (60.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (58.49%) WCF
5 22 (41.51%) NHibernate
6 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 14 (26.42%) WPF
8 12 (22.64%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
10 6 (11.32%) WinForms
11 5 (9.43%) HTML
12 4 (7.55%) SOAP
12 4 (7.55%) Web Services
12 4 (7.55%) XML
12 4 (7.55%) XSLT
12 4 (7.55%) Unity DI Container
12 4 (7.55%) Castle Windsor
12 4 (7.55%) Ninject
12 4 (7.55%) Spring.NET
13 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) MVC
2 33 (62.26%) Scrum
2 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (54.72%) TDD
4 26 (49.06%) Kanban
4 26 (49.06%) Web Application Development
5 22 (41.51%) BDD
6 10 (18.87%) MVVM
7 7 (13.21%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Workflow
9 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.66%) OOP
9 3 (5.66%) CRM
9 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Information Security
9 3 (5.66%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 49 (92.45%) C#
2 38 (71.70%) VB.NET
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) VB6
5 8 (15.09%) Java
6 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
7 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.43%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) MCP
1 8 (15.09%) MCAD
1 8 (15.09%) MCSD
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (15.09%) MCTS
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago