The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 99 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.45% 0.41% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.66% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 22
Median salary £25,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-54.54% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £55,000 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
826 913 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 74.01% 62.41% 66.46%
Number of salaries quoted 728 761 866
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle