The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 135 77 99
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB 141 237 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.86% 3.32% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 5.86% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 101 200 248
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £28,875
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3879 4046 5324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.15% 56.68% 58.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3632 4670
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VB
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

VB Salary Trend in the East of England

VB
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in the East of England

VB
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -28 49 £37,500 +1.35% 6
Cambridgeshire -5 37 £40,000 +0.62% 8
Bedfordshire -24 25 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Norfolk +14 14 £27,000 -19.40% 1
Essex -39 13 £42,000 +14.28%
Suffolk 0 4 £25,000 -16.66% 2
East Anglia - 2 £27,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 265 (69.01%) .NET
2 237 (61.72%) C#
3 226 (58.85%) SQL
4 207 (53.91%) SQL Server
5 169 (44.01%) VB.NET
6 167 (43.49%) ASP.NET
7 148 (38.54%) Microsoft
8 122 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (22.40%) MVC
10 85 (22.14%) Scrum
11 84 (21.88%) HTML
11 84 (21.88%) WCF
12 83 (21.61%) XML
13 80 (20.83%) VB6
14 79 (20.57%) Java
14 79 (20.57%) JavaScript
15 78 (20.31%) Windows
16 74 (19.27%) TDD
17 71 (18.49%) Finance
17 71 (18.49%) T-SQL
18 70 (18.23%) CSS
19 68 (17.71%) Oracle
20 66 (17.19%) Visual Studio
21 65 (16.93%) NUnit
21 65 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
22 62 (16.15%) VBA
23 61 (15.89%) Rhino Mocks
23 61 (15.89%) Web Application Development
24 58 (15.10%) SQL Server 2008
24 58 (15.10%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 27 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.51%) CMS
3 21 (5.47%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (5.21%) IIS
5 14 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (3.39%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.34%) Documentum
8 8 (2.08%) Apache
8 8 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.82%) Drupal
10 5 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.78%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.78%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 38 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) assyst
2 2 (0.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.26%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.25%) Internet
2 6 (1.56%) LDAP
3 4 (1.04%) NAS
3 4 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (1.04%) SAN
4 2 (0.52%) Intranet
4 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) SNMP
5 1 (0.26%) LAN
5 1 (0.26%) VoIP
5 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (53.91%) SQL Server
2 58 (15.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (10.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (9.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (9.64%) Crystal Reports
6 36 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (9.11%) Data Mining
8 27 (7.03%) Relational Database
9 26 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (4.43%) MySQL
12 12 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (2.86%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.04%) MS Access
16 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
17 2 (0.52%) DTS
18 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 7
18 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
18 1 (0.26%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 66 (17.19%) Visual Studio
2 65 (16.93%) NUnit
3 61 (15.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 42 (10.94%) Moq
5 27 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (5.21%) MSTest
7 16 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (2.60%) PowerBuilder
9 9 (2.34%) JIRA
10 8 (2.08%) Selenium
10 8 (2.08%) Subversion
11 6 (1.56%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.56%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.04%) LabVIEW
13 3 (0.78%) MSI
13 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.26%) PVCS
14 1 (0.26%) RequisitePro
14 1 (0.26%) Log4Net
General
1 71 (18.49%) Finance
2 48 (12.50%) Retail
3 26 (6.77%) Music Industry
4 16 (4.17%) Banking
5 15 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.13%) Automotive
7 8 (2.08%) Law
7 8 (2.08%) Marketing
8 7 (1.82%) Legal
9 5 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 238 (61.98%) Developer
2 117 (30.47%) .NET Developer
3 77 (20.05%) Analyst
4 53 (13.80%) Software Developer
5 28 (7.29%) Senior Developer
6 27 (7.03%) Junior
7 25 (6.51%) Junior Developer
8 23 (5.99%) Business Analyst
8 23 (5.99%) Graduate
8 23 (5.99%) Graduate Developer
9 21 (5.47%) Consultant
10 20 (5.21%) VB Developer
11 19 (4.95%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
12 18 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (4.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 17 (4.43%) Junior .NET Developer
13 17 (4.43%) C# Developer
13 17 (4.43%) Data Analyst
14 14 (3.65%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (69.01%) .NET
2 167 (43.49%) ASP.NET
3 84 (21.88%) HTML
3 84 (21.88%) WCF
4 83 (21.61%) XML
5 70 (18.23%) CSS
6 65 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (15.10%) .NET Framework
8 57 (14.84%) Web Services
9 51 (13.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 48 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
11 46 (11.98%) NHibernate
12 43 (11.20%) WPF
13 35 (9.11%) Castle Windsor
14 30 (7.81%) XSLT
15 28 (7.29%) jQuery
15 28 (7.29%) WinForms
16 25 (6.51%) SOAP
17 21 (5.47%) Ajax
18 20 (5.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.28%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.95%) Tandem
4 16 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (3.65%) Data Conversion
6 8 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.56%) EPoS
8 5 (1.30%) FMCG
9 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.04%) EFT
9 4 (1.04%) Replication
9 4 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.78%) e-Health
10 3 (0.78%) User Experience
11 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.52%) Clustering
11 2 (0.52%) Firmware
12 1 (0.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 78 (20.31%) Windows
2 24 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (5.99%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.86%) UNIX
6 10 (2.60%) Android
7 8 (2.08%) Linux
8 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (22.40%) MVC
3 85 (22.14%) Scrum
4 74 (19.27%) TDD
5 61 (15.89%) Web Application Development
6 43 (11.20%) Kanban
7 41 (10.68%) Software Engineering
8 26 (6.77%) BDD
9 24 (6.25%) ITIL
10 23 (5.99%) MVVM
11 22 (5.73%) ERP
12 20 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (4.95%) Dependency Injection
13 19 (4.95%) Software Testing
13 19 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (4.95%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (4.69%) OO
15 16 (4.17%) Project Management
16 15 (3.91%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 237 (61.72%) C#
2 226 (58.85%) SQL
3 169 (44.01%) VB.NET
4 80 (20.83%) VB6
5 79 (20.57%) Java
5 79 (20.57%) JavaScript
6 71 (18.49%) T-SQL
7 62 (16.15%) VBA
8 53 (13.80%) VBScript
9 34 (8.85%) C++
10 31 (8.07%) PHP
11 29 (7.55%) PL/SQL
12 25 (6.51%) PowerShell
13 16 (4.17%) C
14 10 (2.60%) Delphi
15 9 (2.34%) ABAP
16 8 (2.08%) Tcl
17 7 (1.82%) Perl
18 5 (1.30%) XAML
18 5 (1.30%) F#
Qualifications
1 52 (13.54%) Degree
2 31 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (5.47%) MCTS
3 21 (5.47%) MCP
3 21 (5.47%) MCAD
3 21 (5.47%) MCSD
4 19 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.08%) MCSE
6 8 (2.08%) ISEB
7 7 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.56%) MCITP
8 6 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.52%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (4.69%) XenApp
2 16 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 15 (3.91%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.04%) KVM
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.34%) SCCM
2 8 (2.08%) OpenSSO
3 7 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.52%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.52%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.26%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 148 (38.54%) Microsoft
2 68 (17.71%) Oracle
3 25 (6.51%) Citrix
4 21 (5.47%) Business Objects
5 17 (4.43%) SAP
6 13 (3.39%) NetApp
7 11 (2.86%) HP
8 9 (2.34%) EMC
8 9 (2.34%) AppSense
8 9 (2.34%) Fujitsu
9 8 (2.08%) DevExpress
9 8 (2.08%) Perforce
10 4 (1.04%) VMware
10 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.04%) WatchGuard
10 4 (1.04%) Sun
10 4 (1.04%) CommVault
11 3 (0.78%) CA
11 3 (0.78%) BEA
11 3 (0.78%) JBoss
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Easy Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 15 days ago
Borehamwood
Required IT
Salary: £18,000 - £28,000 depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: 24 days ago