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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 108 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 55 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 2.54% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 4.31% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 76
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1503 1276 1829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.86% 58.86% 65.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1066 1571
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,395 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -27 21 £40,000 - 2
Peterborough -8 6 £47,500 +50.79% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £28,500 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 60 (90.91%) .NET
2 57 (86.36%) C#
3 44 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 41 (62.12%) ASP.NET
5 40 (60.61%) VB.NET
6 35 (53.03%) MVC
7 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (50.00%) TDD
8 33 (50.00%) Scrum
9 32 (48.48%) WCF
9 32 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (39.39%) Kanban
10 26 (39.39%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (39.39%) Moq
10 26 (39.39%) Web Application Development
10 26 (39.39%) NUnit
11 22 (33.33%) NHibernate
11 22 (33.33%) Music Industry
11 22 (33.33%) BDD
12 21 (31.82%) SQL
13 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 14 (21.21%) WPF
15 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
15 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
16 11 (16.67%) Oracle
16 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
16 11 (16.67%) VB6
17 10 (15.15%) MVVM
18 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) NUnit
1 26 (39.39%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (39.39%) Moq
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) MSTest
4 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.03%) WinRunner
5 2 (3.03%) QARun
5 2 (3.03%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (33.33%) Music Industry
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (86.36%) Developer
2 32 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 6 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Junior Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Junior
7 4 (6.06%) Graduate
7 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (90.91%) .NET
2 41 (62.12%) ASP.NET
3 32 (48.48%) WCF
3 32 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (33.33%) NHibernate
5 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 14 (21.21%) WPF
7 12 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
8 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 8 (12.12%) HTML
9 8 (12.12%) WinForms
10 5 (7.58%) CSS
10 5 (7.58%) jQuery
11 4 (6.06%) Spring.NET
11 4 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (6.06%) Ninject
11 4 (6.06%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (6.06%) SOAP
11 4 (6.06%) Web Services
11 4 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) MVC
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (50.00%) TDD
3 33 (50.00%) Scrum
4 26 (39.39%) Kanban
4 26 (39.39%) Web Application Development
5 22 (33.33%) BDD
6 10 (15.15%) MVVM
7 7 (10.61%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.06%) Workflow
10 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (4.55%) Information Security
11 3 (4.55%) CRM
11 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 57 (86.36%) C#
2 40 (60.61%) VB.NET
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 11 (16.67%) VB6
6 9 (13.64%) Java
7 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.58%) C++
9 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) MCP
1 8 (12.12%) MCAD
1 8 (12.12%) MCSD
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (12.12%) MCTS
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 14 days ago