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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.19% 2.69% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.54% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
82 100 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 60.74% 53.76% 52.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80 98 33
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) LabVIEW
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 2 (28.57%) Law
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Derivative
5 1 (14.29%) SunGard AvantGard
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) SunGard
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (14.29%) CODA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) SunGard AvantGard
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (14.29%) CODA-Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) SunGard
1 1 (14.29%) CODA
Chelmsford
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago