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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 105 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 32 35 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 1.55% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 2.56% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 69
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £31,000 £28,875
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £40,000 £40,052
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1430 1366 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 58.51% 60.42% 66.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1197 1783
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
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 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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 0 29 £40,000 - 5
Huntingdon - 2 £38,750 - 2
Peterborough -1 1 £20,000 -38.46%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 69 (88.46%) .NET
2 66 (84.62%) C#
3 59 (75.64%) VB.NET
4 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (61.54%) MVC
5 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
6 47 (60.26%) ASP.NET
7 46 (58.97%) Scrum
8 45 (57.69%) WCF
9 42 (53.85%) NUnit
10 41 (52.56%) TDD
10 41 (52.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (48.72%) Rhino Mocks
11 38 (48.72%) Moq
11 38 (48.72%) Web Application Development
11 38 (48.72%) Kanban
12 36 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 33 (42.31%) Razor View Engine
14 28 (35.90%) SQL
15 24 (30.77%) Music Industry
15 24 (30.77%) NHibernate
15 24 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (30.77%) BDD
16 23 (29.49%) WPF
17 22 (28.21%) Computer Science
18 21 (26.92%) .NET Framework
18 21 (26.92%) Oracle
18 21 (26.92%) MVVM
19 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (24.36%) MCP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 7 (8.97%) IIS
1 7 (8.97%) Apache
1 7 (8.97%) CMS
2 2 (2.56%) Drupal
2 2 (2.56%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.28%) DNN
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (12.82%) MySQL
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.97%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) MS Access
7 1 (1.28%) DTS
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (53.85%) NUnit
2 38 (48.72%) Rhino Mocks
2 38 (48.72%) Moq
3 18 (23.08%) MSTest
4 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (30.77%) Music Industry
2 12 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (94.87%) Developer
2 46 (58.97%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Junior Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Junior
4 14 (17.95%) Junior .NET Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Graduate Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Graduate
5 12 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.97%) VB Developer
7 7 (8.97%) PHP Developer
7 7 (8.97%) VB6 Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (88.46%) .NET
2 47 (60.26%) ASP.NET
3 45 (57.69%) WCF
4 41 (52.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 33 (42.31%) Razor View Engine
7 24 (30.77%) NHibernate
8 23 (29.49%) WPF
9 21 (26.92%) .NET Framework
10 17 (21.79%) XML
11 16 (20.51%) WinForms
12 15 (19.23%) HTML
13 14 (17.95%) Castle Windsor
13 14 (17.95%) Ninject
13 14 (17.95%) Spring.NET
13 14 (17.95%) Unity DI Container
14 13 (16.67%) XSLT
15 12 (15.38%) CSS
16 11 (14.10%) SOAP
17 10 (12.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.95%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) VHDL
7 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) MVC
3 46 (58.97%) Scrum
4 41 (52.56%) TDD
5 38 (48.72%) Kanban
5 38 (48.72%) Web Application Development
6 24 (30.77%) BDD
7 21 (26.92%) MVVM
8 17 (21.79%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.41%) Workflow
11 4 (5.13%) Android Development
11 4 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.13%) Information Security
11 4 (5.13%) CRM
11 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
12 3 (3.85%) OOP
12 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 66 (84.62%) C#
2 59 (75.64%) VB.NET
3 28 (35.90%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 11 (14.10%) Java
6 11 (14.10%) VB6
6 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
7 10 (12.82%) PHP
8 7 (8.97%) Tcl
9 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (24.36%) MCTS
2 19 (24.36%) MCP
2 19 (24.36%) MCAD
2 19 (24.36%) MCSD
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago