The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 99 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 41 55 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.67% 2.32% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 3.74% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 38 53 64
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £41,031
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1463 1469 1891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.59% 61.85% 69.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1321 1641
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 £28,475
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 38 £40,000 +5.26% 5
Huntingdon -7 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 104 (81.89%) .NET
2 98 (77.17%) C#
3 80 (62.99%) VB.NET
4 70 (55.12%) SQL Server
5 59 (46.46%) MVC
6 58 (45.67%) Scrum
7 57 (44.88%) SQL
8 56 (44.09%) ASP.NET
9 55 (43.31%) WCF
10 52 (40.94%) NUnit
11 49 (38.58%) TDD
11 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 48 (37.80%) Rhino Mocks
12 48 (37.80%) Moq
12 48 (37.80%) Web Application Development
12 48 (37.80%) Razor View Engine
12 48 (37.80%) Kanban
13 40 (31.50%) Oracle
14 34 (26.77%) Computer Science
15 32 (25.20%) .NET Framework
16 31 (24.41%) Windows
17 30 (23.62%) VB6
17 30 (23.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (21.26%) Microsoft
19 27 (21.26%) XML
19 27 (21.26%) WPF
19 27 (21.26%) MSTest
20 26 (20.47%) MVVM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (11.02%) IIS
1 14 (11.02%) Apache
2 10 (7.87%) CMS
3 5 (3.94%) Drupal
3 5 (3.94%) ColdFusion
4 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.90%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (55.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (23.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.24%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (9.45%) MySQL
5 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.15%) DTS
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 52 (40.94%) NUnit
2 48 (37.80%) Rhino Mocks
2 48 (37.80%) Moq
3 27 (21.26%) MSTest
4 12 (9.45%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (19.69%) Music Industry
2 20 (15.75%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Publishing
3 5 (3.94%) Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (83.46%) Developer
2 58 (45.67%) .NET Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Graduate
3 23 (18.11%) Junior
3 23 (18.11%) Junior Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Junior .NET Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Graduate Developer
4 22 (17.32%) Software Developer
5 11 (8.66%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.66%) PHP Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Applications Support Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.09%) VB6 Developer
7 9 (7.09%) VB Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (81.89%) .NET
2 56 (44.09%) ASP.NET
3 55 (43.31%) WCF
4 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 48 (37.80%) Razor View Engine
6 32 (25.20%) .NET Framework
7 27 (21.26%) WPF
7 27 (21.26%) XML
8 25 (19.69%) NHibernate
9 24 (18.90%) WinForms
10 23 (18.11%) HTML
10 23 (18.11%) Spring.NET
10 23 (18.11%) Castle Windsor
10 23 (18.11%) Ninject
10 23 (18.11%) Unity DI Container
11 21 (16.54%) CSS
11 21 (16.54%) XSLT
12 17 (13.39%) SOAP
13 14 (11.02%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.77%) Computer Science
2 23 (18.11%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.30%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.94%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.15%) Open Source
8 3 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.36%) Clustering
8 3 (2.36%) VHDL
8 3 (2.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.41%) Windows
2 4 (3.15%) Android
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.57%) UNIX
3 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.46%) MVC
2 58 (45.67%) Scrum
3 49 (38.58%) TDD
4 48 (37.80%) Kanban
4 48 (37.80%) Web Application Development
5 26 (20.47%) MVVM
6 25 (19.69%) BDD
7 24 (18.90%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.45%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.09%) Content Management
11 8 (6.30%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.30%) CRM
12 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (3.94%) ITIL
13 5 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (3.15%) Android Development
14 4 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (3.15%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (77.17%) C#
2 80 (62.99%) VB.NET
3 57 (44.88%) SQL
4 30 (23.62%) VB6
5 24 (18.90%) T-SQL
6 22 (17.32%) PHP
7 21 (16.54%) PL/SQL
8 19 (14.96%) Java
9 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
10 14 (11.02%) Tcl
11 7 (5.51%) Perl
12 4 (3.15%) VBA
12 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.36%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.57%) Python
15 1 (0.79%) C
15 1 (0.79%) C++
15 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (19.69%) MCTS
2 25 (19.69%) MCP
2 25 (19.69%) MCAD
2 25 (19.69%) MCSD
3 18 (14.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.36%) MCSE
4 3 (2.36%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 40 (31.50%) Oracle
2 27 (21.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.15%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) Motorola
4 1 (0.79%) Brady
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Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health insurance, bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago