The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.50% 1.41% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.99% 1.89% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £51,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 106 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 34.68% 74.65% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 69 90 118
Average salary £44,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Essex

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 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Colchester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (64.29%) ABAP
4 9 (64.29%) VBA
4 9 (64.29%) SAP
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (64.29%) Documentum
4 9 (64.29%) EMC
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) NetApp
4 9 (64.29%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (64.29%) Process Management
4 9 (64.29%) ITSM
4 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
4 9 (64.29%) assyst
4 9 (64.29%) Release Management
4 9 (64.29%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) XenApp
4 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (21.43%) FoxPro (VFP)

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
1 9 (64.29%) Documentum
1 9 (64.29%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (64.29%) SharePoint Server
1 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) assyst
2 1 (7.14%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) French Language
1 2 (14.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Release Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Process Management
1 9 (64.29%) ITSM
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
1 9 (64.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) ABAP
3 9 (64.29%) VBA
4 3 (21.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
1 9 (64.29%) SAP
1 9 (64.29%) EMC
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
1 9 (64.29%) NetApp
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Pegasus