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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 96 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 40 56 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.62% 2.36% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 3.80% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 64
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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
1468 1474 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.39% 62.01% 67.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1328 1657
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 £28,500
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 31 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 31 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 -3 37 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Huntingdon -8 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 97 (81.51%) .NET
2 92 (77.31%) C#
3 76 (63.87%) VB.NET
4 67 (56.30%) SQL Server
5 58 (48.74%) MVC
6 55 (46.22%) Scrum
6 55 (46.22%) ASP.NET
7 54 (45.38%) WCF
8 53 (44.54%) SQL
9 51 (42.86%) NUnit
10 48 (40.34%) TDD
10 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 47 (39.50%) Web Application Development
11 47 (39.50%) Razor View Engine
11 47 (39.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 47 (39.50%) Moq
11 47 (39.50%) Kanban
12 36 (30.25%) Oracle
13 31 (26.05%) Computer Science
14 30 (25.21%) .NET Framework
14 30 (25.21%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (24.37%) Windows
16 28 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (21.85%) XML
17 26 (21.85%) WPF
17 26 (21.85%) MSTest
18 25 (21.01%) BDD
18 25 (21.01%) Music Industry
18 25 (21.01%) MCTS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (10.92%) IIS
1 13 (10.92%) Apache
2 10 (8.40%) CMS
3 5 (4.20%) ColdFusion
3 5 (4.20%) Drupal
4 4 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.84%) MS Project
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
2 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.33%) Internet
2 4 (3.36%) LDAP
3 1 (0.84%) LAN
3 1 (0.84%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) Wireless
3 1 (0.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (56.30%) SQL Server
2 30 (25.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (10.92%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.08%) MySQL
5 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.36%) DTS
9 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.84%) MS Access
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (42.86%) NUnit
2 47 (39.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 47 (39.50%) Moq
3 26 (21.85%) MSTest
4 12 (10.08%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (21.01%) Music Industry
2 15 (12.61%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Publishing
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (82.35%) Developer
2 57 (47.90%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.49%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 22 (18.49%) Graduate
3 22 (18.49%) Junior
3 22 (18.49%) Junior Developer
3 22 (18.49%) Junior .NET Developer
3 22 (18.49%) Graduate Developer
4 18 (15.13%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.24%) PHP Developer
5 11 (9.24%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Applications Support Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.40%) Applications Support
7 8 (6.72%) VB6 Developer
7 8 (6.72%) VB Developer
8 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (81.51%) .NET
2 55 (46.22%) ASP.NET
3 54 (45.38%) WCF
4 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 47 (39.50%) Razor View Engine
6 30 (25.21%) .NET Framework
7 26 (21.85%) XML
7 26 (21.85%) WPF
8 25 (21.01%) NHibernate
9 23 (19.33%) WinForms
10 22 (18.49%) Spring.NET
10 22 (18.49%) Unity DI Container
10 22 (18.49%) Castle Windsor
10 22 (18.49%) Ninject
10 22 (18.49%) HTML
11 20 (16.81%) CSS
11 20 (16.81%) XSLT
12 16 (13.45%) SOAP
13 13 (10.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.05%) Computer Science
2 22 (18.49%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.52%) Clustering
6 3 (2.52%) VHDL
6 3 (2.52%) Open Source
6 3 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.37%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Android
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.68%) UNIX
4 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.74%) MVC
2 55 (46.22%) Scrum
3 48 (40.34%) TDD
4 47 (39.50%) Web Application Development
4 47 (39.50%) Kanban
5 25 (21.01%) BDD
5 25 (21.01%) MVVM
6 23 (19.33%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.24%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.72%) Content Management
9 7 (5.88%) CRM
10 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.20%) ITIL
11 5 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.36%) Release Management
12 4 (3.36%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (3.36%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (77.31%) C#
2 76 (63.87%) VB.NET
3 53 (44.54%) SQL
4 25 (21.01%) VB6
5 23 (19.33%) T-SQL
6 21 (17.65%) PHP
7 18 (15.13%) PL/SQL
7 18 (15.13%) Java
7 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
8 13 (10.92%) Tcl
9 6 (5.04%) Perl
10 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.36%) VBA
11 3 (2.52%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.68%) Python
13 1 (0.84%) VBScript
13 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (21.01%) MCTS
2 25 (21.01%) MCP
2 25 (21.01%) MCAD
2 25 (21.01%) MCSD
3 16 (13.45%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) MCSE
4 3 (2.52%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.84%) ISEB
5 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 36 (30.25%) Oracle
2 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.36%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) Motorola
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