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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 17 29
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford - 2.78% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.00% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £37,500 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
48 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 44.86% 55.56% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 71
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,280 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Automotive
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) Drupal
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (100.00%) Struts2

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Struts2
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET