The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.09% 4.94% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 8.89% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Average salary £22,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.09% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £47,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,250 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +7.14%
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 Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 90 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 50.00% 55.56% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 76 84 65
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

VB
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

VB Salary Trend in Colchester

VB
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Colchester

VB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Pegasus
5 2 (28.57%) Pegasus Opera
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SEO
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) VB6
6 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (14.29%) VCP4

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Pegasus
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