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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 107 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 59 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.09% 2.38% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 3.71% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 49 45
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
1228 1589 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 58.37% 64.10% 66.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1361 1548
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Peterborough +8 11 £38,750 +21.09%
Cambridge -16 11 £50,000 +25.00%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 47 (77.05%) .NET
2 44 (72.13%) SQL
3 40 (65.57%) C#
4 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
5 29 (47.54%) OO
6 24 (39.34%) HTML
7 23 (37.70%) TDD
8 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
9 20 (32.79%) T-SQL
9 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
10 18 (29.51%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
11 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
11 15 (24.59%) Degree
12 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
13 12 (19.67%) CSS
13 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (18.03%) MVC
15 10 (16.39%) Java
16 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
17 8 (13.11%) C++
17 8 (13.11%) Symantec
17 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
17 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (11.48%) SDLC
18 7 (11.48%) User Experience
18 7 (11.48%) Finance
18 7 (11.48%) Scrum
19 6 (9.84%) Xcode
19 6 (9.84%) Objective-C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.64%) Profibus
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.20%) FileMaker
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Xcode
3 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.28%) WinRunner
4 2 (3.28%) QARun
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.64%) Moq
5 1 (1.64%) NUnit
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.39%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Mac Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.92%) Programmer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (77.05%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) HTML
3 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET
4 12 (19.67%) CSS
5 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.20%) WCF
8 4 (6.56%) HTML5
9 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.92%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (4.92%) LESS
9 3 (4.92%) LINQ
9 3 (4.92%) XML
10 2 (3.28%) Classic ASP
10 2 (3.28%) WinForms
10 2 (3.28%) WPF
10 2 (3.28%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (1.64%) CSS3
11 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.64%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) User Experience
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Wiki
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.64%) SCADA
6 1 (1.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) OO
2 23 (37.70%) TDD
3 18 (29.51%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.03%) MVC
6 7 (11.48%) SDLC
6 7 (11.48%) Scrum
7 6 (9.84%) CRM
7 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.56%) Manual Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.92%) Data Mapping
9 3 (4.92%) Workflow
9 3 (4.92%) Validation
9 3 (4.92%) OOP
10 2 (3.28%) Project Management
10 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) SQL
2 40 (65.57%) C#
3 20 (32.79%) T-SQL
4 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.39%) Java
6 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
7 8 (13.11%) C++
8 6 (9.84%) Objective-C
8 6 (9.84%) AppleScript
8 6 (9.84%) Apple Swift
9 4 (6.56%) VB6
10 2 (3.28%) VBA
10 2 (3.28%) VBScript
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.64%) C
11 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Symantec
3 1 (1.64%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (1.64%) Siemens
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £29,000 - £42,000 (DoE) + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago