The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 91 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 38 64 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.66% 3.10% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 5.04% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 24 59 73
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
VB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1376 1270 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.96% 61.44% 61.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1081 1406
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Cambridgeshire region.

VB Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

VB
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -31 28 £40,000 -
Peterborough +10 9 £50,000 +30.71% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £28,500 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 56 (90.32%) .NET
2 48 (77.42%) C#
3 42 (67.74%) SQL Server
4 36 (58.06%) ASP.NET
5 28 (45.16%) SQL
5 28 (45.16%) MVC
6 26 (41.94%) VB.NET
6 26 (41.94%) TDD
7 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (37.10%) WCF
9 22 (35.48%) Scrum
10 17 (27.42%) NHibernate
10 17 (27.42%) Music Industry
10 17 (27.42%) NUnit
10 17 (27.42%) Kanban
10 17 (27.42%) Rhino Mocks
10 17 (27.42%) Moq
10 17 (27.42%) BDD
10 17 (27.42%) Web Application Development
11 15 (24.19%) HTML
12 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
13 10 (16.13%) OO
14 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
15 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.90%) VB6
15 8 (12.90%) WPF
16 7 (11.29%) Java
16 7 (11.29%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Profibus
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) NUnit
1 17 (27.42%) Rhino Mocks
1 17 (27.42%) Moq
2 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.84%) QARun
3 3 (4.84%) Selenium
3 3 (4.84%) WinRunner
4 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (27.42%) Music Industry
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.45%) VB Developer
5 4 (6.45%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.23%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Software Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (90.32%) .NET
2 36 (58.06%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (37.10%) WCF
5 17 (27.42%) NHibernate
6 15 (24.19%) HTML
7 8 (12.90%) WPF
8 7 (11.29%) CSS
9 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (6.45%) WinForms
10 4 (6.45%) LESS
10 4 (6.45%) jQuery
11 3 (4.84%) HTML5
11 3 (4.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 3 (4.84%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (3.23%) SOAP
12 2 (3.23%) Web Services
12 2 (3.23%) XML
12 2 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.61%) SCADA
4 1 (1.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) MVC
2 26 (41.94%) TDD
3 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (35.48%) Scrum
5 17 (27.42%) Kanban
5 17 (27.42%) BDD
5 17 (27.42%) Web Application Development
6 10 (16.13%) OO
7 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.45%) MVVM
9 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.84%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.23%) OOP
10 2 (3.23%) Workflow
10 2 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 26 (41.94%) VB.NET
4 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.90%) VB6
7 7 (11.29%) Java
8 6 (9.68%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) MCTS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) MCP
2 3 (4.84%) MCAD
2 3 (4.84%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Symantec
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (1.61%) Siemens
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
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