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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 149 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB 129 184 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 2.60% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 4.59% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 104 169 314
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £49,000
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
3950 4005 5393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 50.34% 56.52% 59.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3245 3462 4748
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -12 56 £36,000 +2.85% 7
Essex -19 28 £40,000 +24.03% 4
Cambridgeshire -26 22 £40,000 - 4
Bedfordshire -7 12 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Norfolk +2 8 £21,000 -50.58%
Suffolk -1 7 £22,500 -4.25%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 220 (71.66%) .NET
2 199 (64.82%) C#
3 172 (56.03%) SQL Server
4 159 (51.79%) SQL
5 140 (45.60%) VB.NET
6 134 (43.65%) ASP.NET
7 125 (40.72%) Microsoft
8 100 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (27.04%) VB6
10 75 (24.43%) MVC
11 68 (22.15%) T-SQL
12 65 (21.17%) HTML
13 63 (20.52%) JavaScript
14 62 (20.20%) Scrum
15 61 (19.87%) Finance
15 61 (19.87%) Oracle
15 61 (19.87%) WCF
16 60 (19.54%) XML
17 58 (18.89%) Java
18 55 (17.92%) Windows
19 54 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
20 53 (17.26%) Visual Studio
21 52 (16.94%) TDD
22 48 (15.64%) ASP.NET MVC
23 47 (15.31%) NUnit
23 47 (15.31%) CSS
23 47 (15.31%) VBA
24 42 (13.68%) Rhino Mocks
24 42 (13.68%) Degree
24 42 (13.68%) Web Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.23%) JBoss
2 13 (4.23%) CMS
3 11 (3.58%) AquaLogic
3 11 (3.58%) Tuxedo
3 11 (3.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (3.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.63%) IIS
4 5 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Documentum
8 1 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 32 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.65%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.33%) assyst
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.56%) Internet
2 6 (1.95%) LDAP
3 4 (1.30%) SNMP
4 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) 3G
4 2 (0.65%) 2G
4 2 (0.65%) LTE
4 2 (0.65%) 4G
4 2 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.33%) DHCP
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (56.03%) SQL Server
2 54 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (11.07%) Crystal Reports
5 24 (7.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (7.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (7.17%) Oracle Database
8 19 (6.19%) Data Mining
9 18 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (5.54%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (3.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (3.26%) MS Access
14 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
14 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (2.28%) MySQL
16 1 (0.33%) SQLite
16 1 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
16 1 (0.33%) OLAP
16 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (17.26%) Visual Studio
2 47 (15.31%) NUnit
3 42 (13.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 31 (10.10%) Moq
5 21 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (4.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (3.26%) MSTest
9 8 (2.61%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (2.28%) PowerBuilder
10 7 (2.28%) Selenium
11 6 (1.95%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.30%) Subversion
13 3 (0.98%) JIRA
13 3 (0.98%) MSI
14 2 (0.65%) JUnit
14 2 (0.65%) LabVIEW
15 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
15 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
General
1 61 (19.87%) Finance
2 39 (12.70%) Retail
3 24 (7.82%) Music Industry
4 12 (3.91%) Banking
4 12 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.28%) Automotive
5 7 (2.28%) Marketing
6 6 (1.95%) Legal
7 5 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.30%) Law
9 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 206 (67.10%) Developer
2 86 (28.01%) .NET Developer
3 62 (20.20%) Analyst
4 43 (14.01%) Software Developer
5 28 (9.12%) Junior
5 28 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 23 (7.49%) C# Developer
7 22 (7.17%) Junior Developer
8 21 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (5.21%) Business Analyst
9 16 (5.21%) Analyst Developer
9 16 (5.21%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 15 (4.89%) Software Engineer
11 14 (4.56%) VB.NET Developer
12 13 (4.23%) Graduate
13 12 (3.91%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (3.91%) Consultant
13 12 (3.91%) Applications Support
13 12 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.58%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (71.66%) .NET
2 134 (43.65%) ASP.NET
3 65 (21.17%) HTML
4 61 (19.87%) WCF
5 60 (19.54%) XML
6 48 (15.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (15.31%) CSS
8 40 (13.03%) Web Services
9 37 (12.05%) NHibernate
10 35 (11.40%) .NET Framework
11 31 (10.10%) WinForms
12 27 (8.79%) Razor View Engine
13 26 (8.47%) WPF
14 25 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 24 (7.82%) jQuery
16 18 (5.86%) J2EE
16 18 (5.86%) Castle Windsor
17 15 (4.89%) Middleware
18 13 (4.23%) Classic ASP
18 13 (4.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.54%) N-Tier
4 15 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.91%) Tandem
6 9 (2.93%) Data Conversion
7 8 (2.61%) EPoS
8 7 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.95%) EFT
9 6 (1.95%) e-Health
10 5 (1.63%) FMCG
10 5 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.30%) Kindle
11 4 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.65%) User Experience
14 1 (0.33%) Statistics
14 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.92%) Windows
2 22 (7.17%) Windows 7
3 14 (4.56%) Android
4 12 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.58%) UNIX
6 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.61%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.95%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.63%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.65%) Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (24.43%) MVC
3 62 (20.20%) Scrum
4 52 (16.94%) TDD
5 42 (13.68%) Web Application Development
6 36 (11.73%) Software Engineering
7 30 (9.77%) Kanban
8 24 (7.82%) BDD
9 23 (7.49%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.51%) OO
11 16 (5.21%) UML
12 14 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (4.56%) Integration Testing
13 13 (4.23%) MVVM
13 13 (4.23%) ERP
14 12 (3.91%) ITIL
15 11 (3.58%) SOA
15 11 (3.58%) BPEL
15 11 (3.58%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (3.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 199 (64.82%) C#
2 159 (51.79%) SQL
3 140 (45.60%) VB.NET
4 83 (27.04%) VB6
5 68 (22.15%) T-SQL
6 63 (20.52%) JavaScript
7 58 (18.89%) Java
8 47 (15.31%) VBA
9 36 (11.73%) VBScript
10 30 (9.77%) C++
11 22 (7.17%) Delphi
12 20 (6.51%) PowerShell
13 15 (4.89%) PL/SQL
14 11 (3.58%) COBOL
15 7 (2.28%) PHP
16 6 (1.95%) Perl
16 6 (1.95%) C
17 5 (1.63%) XAML
18 4 (1.30%) VC++
19 3 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (13.68%) Degree
2 23 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.58%) MCTS
3 11 (3.58%) MCP
3 11 (3.58%) MCAD
3 11 (3.58%) MCSD
4 9 (2.93%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.61%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.61%) MCSE
5 8 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.28%) MCITP
6 7 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (1.95%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.95%) ISEB
8 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) QA
2 4 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (5.21%) XenDesktop
2 11 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (2.93%) XenApp
4 1 (0.33%) Firmware
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.26%) SCCM
2 6 (1.95%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (1.95%) EdgeSight
3 4 (1.30%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.65%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 125 (40.72%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.87%) Oracle
3 18 (5.86%) Citrix
4 14 (4.56%) Business Objects
5 11 (3.58%) BEA
5 11 (3.58%) Micro Focus
6 8 (2.61%) SAP
7 7 (2.28%) AppSense
8 6 (1.95%) Fujitsu
8 6 (1.95%) NetQoS
8 6 (1.95%) CA
9 3 (0.98%) NetApp
9 3 (0.98%) HP
10 2 (0.65%) EMC
10 2 (0.65%) BMC
10 2 (0.65%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.65%) Twitter
10 2 (0.65%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.65%) Perforce
11 1 (0.33%) VMware
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