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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 101 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 42 43 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.70% 1.89% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 3.04% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 62
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 £25,000 £31,000 £30,750
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
1468 1414 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 59.31% 61.99% 66.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1254 1723
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 August 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 27 August 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 +1 37 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Huntingdon -7 2 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Peterborough +3 1 £20,000 -35.48% 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 88 (87.13%) .NET
2 80 (79.21%) C#
3 73 (72.28%) VB.NET
4 58 (57.43%) SQL Server
5 54 (53.47%) MVC
5 54 (53.47%) Scrum
6 52 (51.49%) ASP.NET
7 50 (49.50%) WCF
8 48 (47.52%) NUnit
9 46 (45.54%) TDD
9 46 (45.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (44.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 44 (43.56%) Rhino Mocks
11 44 (43.56%) Moq
11 44 (43.56%) Web Application Development
11 44 (43.56%) Kanban
12 43 (42.57%) Razor View Engine
13 39 (38.61%) SQL
14 30 (29.70%) Computer Science
15 29 (28.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (27.72%) Oracle
17 27 (26.73%) WPF
18 26 (25.74%) MVVM
18 26 (25.74%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (25.74%) .NET Framework
19 25 (24.75%) NHibernate
19 25 (24.75%) Music Industry
19 25 (24.75%) BDD
20 24 (23.76%) MCTS
20 24 (23.76%) MCP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (8.91%) IIS
1 9 (8.91%) Apache
1 9 (8.91%) CMS
2 3 (2.97%) Drupal
2 3 (2.97%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) Internet
2 4 (3.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (57.43%) SQL Server
2 29 (28.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (11.88%) MySQL
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (8.91%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.98%) DTS
9 1 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (47.52%) NUnit
2 44 (43.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 44 (43.56%) Moq
3 23 (22.77%) MSTest
4 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (24.75%) Music Industry
2 14 (13.86%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (86.14%) Developer
2 53 (52.48%) .NET Developer
3 19 (18.81%) Graduate
3 19 (18.81%) Junior
3 19 (18.81%) Junior Developer
3 19 (18.81%) Junior .NET Developer
3 19 (18.81%) Graduate Developer
3 19 (18.81%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Software Developer
5 9 (8.91%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.91%) VB Developer
5 9 (8.91%) VB6 Developer
5 9 (8.91%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.94%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (87.13%) .NET
2 52 (51.49%) ASP.NET
3 50 (49.50%) WCF
4 46 (45.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (44.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 43 (42.57%) Razor View Engine
7 27 (26.73%) WPF
8 26 (25.74%) .NET Framework
9 25 (24.75%) NHibernate
10 21 (20.79%) WinForms
11 20 (19.80%) XML
12 19 (18.81%) Castle Windsor
12 19 (18.81%) Ninject
12 19 (18.81%) Unity DI Container
12 19 (18.81%) Spring.NET
13 17 (16.83%) HTML
14 15 (14.85%) XSLT
14 15 (14.85%) CSS
15 12 (11.88%) SOAP
16 10 (9.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.70%) Computer Science
2 19 (18.81%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (6.93%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.97%) VHDL
5 3 (2.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) Physics
6 2 (1.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (53.47%) MVC
1 54 (53.47%) Scrum
2 46 (45.54%) TDD
3 44 (43.56%) Kanban
3 44 (43.56%) Web Application Development
4 26 (25.74%) MVVM
5 25 (24.75%) BDD
6 21 (20.79%) Dependency Injection
6 21 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.95%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.96%) Workflow
10 4 (3.96%) Information Security
10 4 (3.96%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.96%) CRM
10 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.96%) Identity Management
10 4 (3.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (79.21%) C#
2 73 (72.28%) VB.NET
3 39 (38.61%) SQL
4 21 (20.79%) VB6
5 17 (16.83%) T-SQL
5 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
6 14 (13.86%) PHP
6 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
6 14 (13.86%) Java
7 9 (8.91%) Tcl
8 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.98%) VBA
10 2 (1.98%) Python
10 2 (1.98%) Perl
11 1 (0.99%) C++
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (25.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (23.76%) MCTS
2 24 (23.76%) MCP
2 24 (23.76%) MCAD
2 24 (23.76%) MCSD
3 13 (12.87%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) MCSE
4 2 (1.98%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.99%) ISEB
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Oracle
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) SAP
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £21000 - £22500 per annum + Personal Pension Contribution
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 14 days ago