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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 98 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 39 39 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.61% 1.78% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 2.87% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 70
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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
1415 1361 1974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 58.45% 61.95% 66.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1210 1757
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +4 35 £40,000 - 7
Huntingdon - 2 £38,750 - 1
Peterborough +1 1 £20,000 -38.46% 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 76 (88.37%) .NET
2 71 (82.56%) C#
3 64 (74.42%) VB.NET
4 57 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (60.47%) MVC
5 52 (60.47%) SQL Server
6 50 (58.14%) ASP.NET
6 50 (58.14%) Scrum
7 49 (56.98%) WCF
8 46 (53.49%) NUnit
9 45 (52.33%) TDD
9 45 (52.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (48.84%) Rhino Mocks
10 42 (48.84%) Moq
10 42 (48.84%) Web Application Development
10 42 (48.84%) Kanban
11 40 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 37 (43.02%) Razor View Engine
13 32 (37.21%) SQL
14 26 (30.23%) NHibernate
14 26 (30.23%) Music Industry
14 26 (30.23%) BDD
14 26 (30.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (27.91%) WPF
15 24 (27.91%) Computer Science
16 23 (26.74%) .NET Framework
16 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (26.74%) MVVM
17 22 (25.58%) Oracle
18 21 (24.42%) MCP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (9.30%) IIS
1 8 (9.30%) Apache
1 8 (9.30%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.33%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) Internet
2 4 (4.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (30.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.79%) MySQL
4 8 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.33%) DTS
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (53.49%) NUnit
2 42 (48.84%) Rhino Mocks
2 42 (48.84%) Moq
3 20 (23.26%) MSTest
4 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (30.23%) Music Industry
2 12 (13.95%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (90.70%) Developer
2 50 (58.14%) .NET Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Graduate
3 16 (18.60%) Junior
3 16 (18.60%) Junior .NET Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Graduate Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Junior Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 12 (13.95%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.30%) PHP Developer
6 7 (8.14%) VB Developer
6 7 (8.14%) VB6 Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (88.37%) .NET
2 50 (58.14%) ASP.NET
3 49 (56.98%) WCF
4 45 (52.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 37 (43.02%) Razor View Engine
7 26 (30.23%) NHibernate
8 24 (27.91%) WPF
9 23 (26.74%) .NET Framework
10 18 (20.93%) XML
10 18 (20.93%) WinForms
11 16 (18.60%) HTML
11 16 (18.60%) Spring.NET
11 16 (18.60%) Castle Windsor
11 16 (18.60%) Ninject
11 16 (18.60%) Unity DI Container
12 14 (16.28%) XSLT
13 13 (15.12%) CSS
14 12 (13.95%) SOAP
15 11 (12.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Computer Science
2 16 (18.60%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.33%) User Experience
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.16%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (60.47%) MVC
3 50 (58.14%) Scrum
4 45 (52.33%) TDD
5 42 (48.84%) Web Application Development
5 42 (48.84%) Kanban
6 26 (30.23%) BDD
7 23 (26.74%) MVVM
8 19 (22.09%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.81%) Workflow
11 4 (4.65%) CRM
11 4 (4.65%) Information Security
11 4 (4.65%) Identity Management
11 4 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.65%) Android Development
12 3 (3.49%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (3.49%) Release Management
12 3 (3.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (82.56%) C#
2 64 (74.42%) VB.NET
3 32 (37.21%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
4 15 (17.44%) T-SQL
5 12 (13.95%) Java
5 12 (13.95%) PL/SQL
5 12 (13.95%) VB6
6 11 (12.79%) PHP
7 8 (9.30%) Tcl
8 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.16%) Python
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (24.42%) MCP
2 21 (24.42%) MCAD
2 21 (24.42%) MCSD
2 21 (24.42%) MCTS
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) MCSE
4 2 (2.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Oracle
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 17 days ago