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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 102 61 114
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +53
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 87 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.45% 3.54% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 5.41% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 75 38
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1279 1607 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 60.02% 65.38% 65.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1397 1599
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 April 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 April 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
Peterborough +3 16 £45,000 +35.33% 1
Cambridge -43 15 £46,000 +15.00%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 55 (82.09%) .NET
2 48 (71.64%) C#
3 45 (67.16%) SQL
4 40 (59.70%) SQL Server
5 28 (41.79%) OO
5 28 (41.79%) TDD
6 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET
7 23 (34.33%) HTML
8 22 (32.84%) T-SQL
9 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
10 19 (28.36%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
11 16 (23.88%) MVC
12 15 (22.39%) Degree
13 14 (20.90%) VB.NET
14 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
14 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
14 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (16.42%) Scrum
15 11 (16.42%) Java
15 11 (16.42%) CSS
16 10 (14.93%) WCF
17 9 (13.43%) C++
18 8 (11.94%) Symantec
19 7 (10.45%) Finance
20 6 (8.96%) Norton AntiVirus
20 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
21 5 (7.46%) Rhino Mocks
21 5 (7.46%) Moq

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) SMS
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (59.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.48%) FileMaker
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (7.46%) Moq
2 5 (7.46%) NUnit
3 4 (5.97%) Xcode
4 3 (4.48%) QARun
4 3 (4.48%) Selenium
4 3 (4.48%) WinRunner
4 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (68.66%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) C# Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Mac Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Integration Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.48%) Programmer
8 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Software Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (82.09%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET
3 23 (34.33%) HTML
4 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (16.42%) CSS
6 10 (14.93%) WCF
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.46%) NHibernate
9 4 (5.97%) HTML5
9 4 (5.97%) LESS
10 3 (4.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 3 (4.48%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.48%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (4.48%) WPF
10 3 (4.48%) LINQ
10 3 (4.48%) XML
10 3 (4.48%) WinForms
11 2 (2.99%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.49%) jQuery
12 1 (1.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.97%) User Experience
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Wiki
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) OO
1 28 (41.79%) TDD
2 19 (28.36%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.88%) MVC
4 11 (16.42%) Scrum
5 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Kanban
5 5 (7.46%) BDD
5 5 (7.46%) Web Application Development
6 4 (5.97%) CRM
6 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.48%) OOP
7 3 (4.48%) Workflow
7 3 (4.48%) Validation
7 3 (4.48%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (4.48%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) C#
2 45 (67.16%) SQL
3 22 (32.84%) T-SQL
4 14 (20.90%) VB.NET
5 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.42%) Java
7 9 (13.43%) C++
8 4 (5.97%) AppleScript
8 4 (5.97%) Objective-C
8 4 (5.97%) VB6
8 4 (5.97%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.48%) VBA
10 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Symantec
3 1 (1.49%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (1.49%) Siemens
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, Health&Medical
Posted: 6 days ago