The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 17 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 Cumbria region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 18 21
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - 4.00% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.67% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 48.94% 60.00% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 30
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
North West

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

VB
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

VB Salary Trend in Cumbria

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware