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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 131 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 143 197 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.80% 2.88% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 5.10% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 110 174 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
4115 3863 5284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.78% 56.40% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 3275 4648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 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 December 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 -22 62 £36,000 +1.40% 9
Essex -15 30 £40,000 +30.08% 3
Cambridgeshire -31 30 £40,000 - 4
Bedfordshire +1 13 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Norfolk -7 6 £31,000 -27.05% 1
Suffolk -4 5 £22,500 -2.17% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 207 (72.89%) .NET
2 184 (64.79%) C#
3 156 (54.93%) SQL Server
4 135 (47.54%) SQL
5 132 (46.48%) ASP.NET
6 120 (42.25%) VB.NET
7 105 (36.97%) Microsoft
8 88 (30.99%) VB6
9 83 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (28.17%) MVC
11 71 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 68 (23.94%) HTML
13 58 (20.42%) Java
14 55 (19.37%) Oracle
15 53 (18.66%) T-SQL
15 53 (18.66%) Windows
16 50 (17.61%) CSS
16 50 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (17.25%) Finance
18 48 (16.90%) WCF
18 48 (16.90%) Scrum
19 47 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
20 46 (16.20%) XML
20 46 (16.20%) Degree
21 45 (15.85%) Visual Studio
22 42 (14.79%) TDD
23 38 (13.38%) Web Services
24 36 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 36 (12.68%) NUnit
25 34 (11.97%) Rhino Mocks

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (5.63%) JBoss
2 14 (4.93%) Tuxedo
2 14 (4.93%) AquaLogic
2 14 (4.93%) Oracle Service Bus
2 14 (4.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (4.23%) IIS
4 9 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.70%) CMS
6 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.35%) DNN
Applications
1 29 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.70%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.87%) Internet
2 5 (1.76%) 3G
2 5 (1.76%) 2G
2 5 (1.76%) LDAP
2 5 (1.76%) LTE
2 5 (1.76%) 4G
2 5 (1.76%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (1.41%) SNMP
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.70%) DNS
4 2 (0.70%) DHCP
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (54.93%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (11.62%) Crystal Reports
5 25 (8.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (8.45%) Oracle Database
7 19 (6.69%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (5.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (4.58%) Data Mining
12 11 (3.87%) MS Access
13 10 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (2.11%) MySQL
16 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
17 1 (0.35%) OLAP
17 1 (0.35%) SQLite
17 1 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
17 1 (0.35%) DTS
Development Applications
1 45 (15.85%) Visual Studio
2 36 (12.68%) NUnit
3 34 (11.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (9.51%) Moq
5 15 (5.28%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (2.46%) Selenium
8 7 (2.46%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (1.76%) MSTest
11 4 (1.41%) Android Studio
11 4 (1.41%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.06%) MSI
13 2 (0.70%) WinRunner
13 2 (0.70%) JUnit
13 2 (0.70%) QARun
14 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
14 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 49 (17.25%) Finance
2 30 (10.56%) Retail
3 22 (7.75%) Music Industry
4 14 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.52%) Marketing
6 6 (2.11%) Automotive
6 6 (2.11%) Legal
7 5 (1.76%) Games
8 4 (1.41%) Banking
8 4 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.06%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Billing
10 2 (0.70%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 195 (68.66%) Developer
2 75 (26.41%) .NET Developer
3 46 (16.20%) Analyst
4 39 (13.73%) Software Developer
5 32 (11.27%) Junior
6 26 (9.15%) Junior Developer
7 25 (8.80%) Senior Developer
8 20 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
9 18 (6.34%) Software Engineer
9 18 (6.34%) C# Developer
10 17 (5.99%) Analyst Developer
10 17 (5.99%) Senior Analyst Developer
11 15 (5.28%) Consultant
12 12 (4.23%) Graduate
12 12 (4.23%) Junior .NET Developer
13 11 (3.87%) VB.NET Developer
13 11 (3.87%) Programmer
14 9 (3.17%) Applications Support
14 9 (3.17%) Business Analyst
14 9 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (72.89%) .NET
2 132 (46.48%) ASP.NET
3 68 (23.94%) HTML
4 50 (17.61%) CSS
4 50 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (16.90%) WCF
6 46 (16.20%) XML
7 38 (13.38%) Web Services
8 33 (11.62%) WinForms
9 31 (10.92%) NHibernate
10 30 (10.56%) jQuery
11 29 (10.21%) Razor View Engine
12 26 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 24 (8.45%) .NET Framework
14 23 (8.10%) WPF
15 20 (7.04%) J2EE
16 17 (5.99%) LINQ
17 16 (5.63%) Ajax
17 16 (5.63%) HTML5
17 16 (5.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.04%) N-Tier
4 16 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.82%) Tandem
6 6 (2.11%) e-Health
6 6 (2.11%) Data Conversion
7 5 (1.76%) FMCG
7 5 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.76%) Kindle
7 5 (1.76%) EPoS
8 4 (1.41%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.06%) EFT
10 2 (0.70%) Replication
10 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.66%) Windows
2 18 (6.34%) Windows 7
3 15 (5.28%) Android
4 12 (4.23%) UNIX
5 11 (3.87%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.41%) Linux
8 4 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.17%) MVC
3 48 (16.90%) Scrum
4 42 (14.79%) TDD
5 34 (11.97%) Web Application Development
6 31 (10.92%) Software Engineering
7 26 (9.15%) Kanban
8 22 (7.75%) BDD
9 21 (7.39%) OO
9 21 (7.39%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.99%) UML
11 16 (5.63%) OOP
12 14 (4.93%) SOA
12 14 (4.93%) BPEL
13 10 (3.52%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (3.52%) Unit Testing
13 10 (3.52%) ITIL
13 10 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (3.52%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 184 (64.79%) C#
2 135 (47.54%) SQL
3 120 (42.25%) VB.NET
4 88 (30.99%) VB6
5 71 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 58 (20.42%) Java
7 53 (18.66%) T-SQL
8 34 (11.97%) VBA
8 34 (11.97%) C++
9 29 (10.21%) VBScript
10 23 (8.10%) Delphi
11 17 (5.99%) PowerShell
12 14 (4.93%) COBOL
13 9 (3.17%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.46%) PHP
15 6 (2.11%) Perl
16 5 (1.76%) VC++
16 5 (1.76%) XAML
17 4 (1.41%) C
18 3 (1.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 46 (16.20%) Degree
2 21 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.17%) MCTS
3 9 (3.17%) MCP
4 8 (2.82%) MCAD
4 8 (2.82%) MCSD
4 8 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.46%) MCSE
6 6 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.76%) MCITP
7 5 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.76%) ISEB
7 5 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.52%) QA
2 5 (1.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.93%) XenDesktop
2 10 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (2.82%) XenApp
5 4 (1.41%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.17%) SCCM
2 6 (2.11%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (2.11%) EdgeSight
3 4 (1.41%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.70%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (36.97%) Microsoft
2 55 (19.37%) Oracle
3 15 (5.28%) Citrix
4 14 (4.93%) BEA
4 14 (4.93%) Business Objects
4 14 (4.93%) Micro Focus
5 7 (2.46%) AppSense
6 6 (2.11%) Fujitsu
6 6 (2.11%) NetQoS
6 6 (2.11%) CA
7 5 (1.76%) SAP
8 3 (1.06%) Symantec
8 3 (1.06%) Altiris
9 2 (0.70%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.70%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.70%) NetApp
9 2 (0.70%) BMC
9 2 (0.70%) HP
10 1 (0.35%) EMC
10 1 (0.35%) Cognos
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood
Required IT
Salary: £30,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Epson
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + package
Posted: 18 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, office perks
Posted: 18 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago