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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 119 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 1.67% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 2.80% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 53
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
1231 1463 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 56.60% 59.59% 61.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1243 1321
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -12 6 £52,500 +31.25% 3
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (82.61%) SQL
2 30 (65.22%) .NET
3 27 (58.70%) C#
4 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 23 (50.00%) OO
5 17 (36.96%) HTML
6 16 (34.78%) TDD
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
8 14 (30.43%) Degree
8 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 14 (30.43%) User Experience
9 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
10 12 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
12 10 (21.74%) CSS
12 10 (21.74%) Data Analysis
13 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
14 8 (17.39%) VBScript
15 7 (15.22%) IIS
15 7 (15.22%) MS Office
15 7 (15.22%) CRM
15 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
15 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
15 7 (15.22%) AppleScript
15 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
15 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (15.22%) Xcode
15 7 (15.22%) Objective-C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) SMS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (15.22%) QlikView
3 6 (13.04%) FileMaker
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) SAP BW
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Xcode
3 4 (8.70%) QARun
3 4 (8.70%) Selenium
3 4 (8.70%) WinRunner
4 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) C# Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Mac Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (6.52%) Programmer
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.35%) QlikView Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 10 (21.74%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.70%) HTML5
6 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.52%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (6.52%) LINQ
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.52%) XML
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.35%) WCF
8 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.17%) jQuery
8 1 (2.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) User Experience
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Wiki
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) OO
2 16 (34.78%) TDD
3 12 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
6 7 (15.22%) CRM
6 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.04%) SDLC
7 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.52%) OOP
10 3 (6.52%) MVC
10 3 (6.52%) Workflow
10 3 (6.52%) Validation
10 3 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (6.52%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) C#
3 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.39%) VBScript
6 7 (15.22%) AppleScript
6 7 (15.22%) Objective-C
6 7 (15.22%) Apple Swift
7 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
7 5 (10.87%) Java
8 3 (6.52%) C++
9 2 (4.35%) VBA
10 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.17%) C
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Symantec
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
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