The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.06% 2.01% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 3.95% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 76 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 48.88% 51.01% 56.76%
Number of salaries quoted 82 73 39
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,950 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

VB
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Chelmsford region.

VB Salary Trend in Chelmsford

VB
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) CODA
2 7 (53.85%) Cognos
3 5 (38.46%) CODA-Financials
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (38.46%) Cognos Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) C
5 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
5 3 (23.08%) SunGard
5 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 3 (23.08%) MS Access
5 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) SunGard AvantGard
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) CODA-Financials
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos Planning
2 3 (23.08%) SunGard AvantGard
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (23.08%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (7.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
1 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cognos
1 7 (53.85%) CODA
2 3 (23.08%) SunGard
3 2 (15.38%) MicroStrategy