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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 109 93 67
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 45 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.94% 2.06% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 3.54% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 84
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £22,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £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
1456 1270 1988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.40% 58.12% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1085 1700
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -15 18 £40,000 - 3
Peterborough -14 2 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £28,500 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 63 (96.92%) .NET
2 60 (92.31%) C#
3 51 (78.46%) VB.NET
4 46 (70.77%) SQL Server
5 43 (66.15%) ASP.NET
5 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (61.54%) WCF
6 40 (61.54%) MVC
7 39 (60.00%) Scrum
8 35 (53.85%) TDD
8 35 (53.85%) NUnit
8 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (47.69%) Rhino Mocks
9 31 (47.69%) Moq
9 31 (47.69%) Kanban
9 31 (47.69%) Web Application Development
10 25 (38.46%) BDD
10 25 (38.46%) Music Industry
10 25 (38.46%) NHibernate
11 23 (35.38%) SQL
12 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (26.15%) Razor View Engine
14 16 (24.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (24.62%) WPF
15 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
15 14 (21.54%) Oracle
16 13 (20.00%) .NET Framework
16 13 (20.00%) MVVM
17 12 (18.46%) Finance
18 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
2 4 (6.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (70.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) NUnit
2 31 (47.69%) Rhino Mocks
2 31 (47.69%) Moq
3 10 (15.38%) MSTest
4 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.54%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.54%) QARun
7 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 25 (38.46%) Music Industry
2 12 (18.46%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (95.38%) Developer
2 39 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.85%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.77%) VB Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Junior
5 7 (10.77%) Junior Developer
5 7 (10.77%) VB6 Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Graduate
7 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Android Developer
10 2 (3.08%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (3.08%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (96.92%) .NET
2 43 (66.15%) ASP.NET
3 40 (61.54%) WCF
4 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (38.46%) NHibernate
6 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 17 (26.15%) Razor View Engine
8 16 (24.62%) WPF
9 13 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (13.85%) WinForms
11 8 (12.31%) XML
12 7 (10.77%) HTML
12 7 (10.77%) LINQ
13 6 (9.23%) Unity DI Container
13 6 (9.23%) Castle Windsor
13 6 (9.23%) Ninject
13 6 (9.23%) Spring.NET
14 5 (7.69%) jQuery
15 4 (6.15%) XSLT
15 4 (6.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (61.54%) MVC
3 39 (60.00%) Scrum
4 35 (53.85%) TDD
5 31 (47.69%) Kanban
5 31 (47.69%) Web Application Development
6 25 (38.46%) BDD
7 13 (20.00%) MVVM
8 9 (13.85%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Identity Management
10 4 (6.15%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) CRM
10 4 (6.15%) Information Security
10 4 (6.15%) Android Development
11 3 (4.62%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (4.62%) OOP
11 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (92.31%) C#
2 51 (78.46%) VB.NET
3 23 (35.38%) SQL
4 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 10 (15.38%) VB6
5 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.69%) Java
7 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) MCP
1 11 (16.92%) MCAD
1 11 (16.92%) MCSD
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (16.92%) MCTS
2 7 (10.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
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