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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 95 62 99
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +37
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 89 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.78% 3.74% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 5.97% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 79 49
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
1246 1491 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.90% 62.73% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1302 1487
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -34 23 £40,000 -
Peterborough +6 14 £47,500 +37.68% 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (86.57%) .NET
2 49 (73.13%) C#
3 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
4 41 (61.19%) SQL
5 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET
6 28 (41.79%) TDD
7 24 (35.82%) OO
8 22 (32.84%) HTML
9 21 (31.34%) MVC
10 18 (26.87%) T-SQL
11 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (25.37%) Degree
11 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
11 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (23.88%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (22.39%) WCF
13 15 (22.39%) VB.NET
14 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
15 12 (17.91%) Scrum
15 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
16 11 (16.42%) Java
16 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
17 10 (14.93%) CSS
18 9 (13.43%) C++
18 9 (13.43%) NHibernate
18 9 (13.43%) Music Industry
18 9 (13.43%) NUnit
18 9 (13.43%) Web Application Development
18 9 (13.43%) Kanban
18 9 (13.43%) Rhino Mocks

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) SMS
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (13.43%) Moq
2 9 (13.43%) NUnit
3 3 (4.48%) QARun
3 3 (4.48%) Selenium
3 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.48%) WinRunner
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Xcode
General
1 9 (13.43%) Music Industry
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.48%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.48%) Programmer
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (2.99%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (86.57%) .NET
2 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET
3 22 (32.84%) HTML
4 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (22.39%) WCF
6 10 (14.93%) CSS
7 9 (13.43%) NHibernate
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.97%) LESS
10 3 (4.48%) XML
10 3 (4.48%) WinForms
10 3 (4.48%) WPF
10 3 (4.48%) LINQ
10 3 (4.48%) HTML5
10 3 (4.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (4.48%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (4.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 2 (2.99%) jQuery
12 1 (1.49%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.49%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Wiki
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.49%) SCADA
3 1 (1.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) TDD
2 24 (35.82%) OO
3 21 (31.34%) MVC
4 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (23.88%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (17.91%) Scrum
7 9 (13.43%) Kanban
7 9 (13.43%) BDD
7 9 (13.43%) Web Application Development
8 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.48%) Data Mapping
9 3 (4.48%) OOP
9 3 (4.48%) Workflow
9 3 (4.48%) Validation
9 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
10 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.99%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (73.13%) C#
2 41 (61.19%) SQL
3 18 (26.87%) T-SQL
4 15 (22.39%) VB.NET
5 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.42%) Java
7 9 (13.43%) C++
8 4 (5.97%) VB6
9 3 (4.48%) VBA
10 2 (2.99%) AppleScript
10 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Symantec
3 1 (1.49%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (1.49%) Siemens
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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