The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 100 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 206 252 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.58% 3.29% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 5.74% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 179 217 246
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 £30,000 £29,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4135 4394 5159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.84% 57.45% 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3545 3895 4425
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -9 90 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Bedfordshire +16 43 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 42 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Essex -34 21 £42,500 -
Norfolk +14 12 £37,500 +20.96% 4
Suffolk +1 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 276 (67.15%) .NET
2 248 (60.34%) C#
3 243 (59.12%) SQL
4 214 (52.07%) SQL Server
5 176 (42.82%) VB.NET
6 173 (42.09%) ASP.NET
7 149 (36.25%) Microsoft
8 97 (23.60%) Windows
9 95 (23.11%) VB6
10 94 (22.87%) HTML
11 93 (22.63%) Scrum
11 93 (22.63%) MVC
12 91 (22.14%) WCF
13 89 (21.65%) XML
14 88 (21.41%) Oracle
15 83 (20.19%) Java
16 82 (19.95%) JavaScript
17 81 (19.71%) T-SQL
18 78 (18.98%) TDD
19 73 (17.76%) CSS
20 72 (17.52%) .NET Framework
21 71 (17.27%) NUnit
22 69 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
23 68 (16.55%) Web Application Development
23 68 (16.55%) VBA
24 67 (16.30%) VBScript
24 67 (16.30%) Rhino Mocks
25 65 (15.82%) Finance
26 61 (14.84%) Degree
27 60 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (7.30%) BizTalk Server
2 28 (6.81%) SharePoint
3 27 (6.57%) CMS
4 25 (6.08%) IIS
5 20 (4.87%) MS Exchange
5 20 (4.87%) SharePoint Server
6 16 (3.89%) Documentum
7 15 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (3.41%) Apache
9 11 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (2.43%) Drupal
11 5 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.22%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.49%) Node.js
14 1 (0.24%) Confluence
14 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 45 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.68%) assyst
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Magento
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.24%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.03%) Internet
2 6 (1.46%) SAN
2 6 (1.46%) LDAP
3 4 (0.97%) FTP
3 4 (0.97%) LAN
3 4 (0.97%) Wireless
3 4 (0.97%) NAS
3 4 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (0.73%) VoIP
4 3 (0.73%) WAN
4 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.73%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.49%) Intranet
5 2 (0.49%) VPN
5 2 (0.49%) MPLS
6 1 (0.24%) VLAN
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (52.07%) SQL Server
2 54 (13.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (8.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 32 (7.79%) Crystal Reports
6 31 (7.54%) Data Mining
7 30 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (6.08%) Relational Database
10 22 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (4.14%) MySQL
12 15 (3.65%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (2.43%) MS Access
13 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.97%) DTS
14 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
16 1 (0.24%) BODI
16 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.24%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 71 (17.27%) NUnit
2 67 (16.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 59 (14.36%) Visual Studio
4 48 (11.68%) Moq
5 27 (6.57%) MSTest
6 23 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (4.87%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (2.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 12 (2.92%) PowerBuilder
9 9 (2.19%) JIRA
10 8 (1.95%) Subversion
10 8 (1.95%) PhoneGap
11 7 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.46%) LabVIEW
13 5 (1.22%) Selenium
13 5 (1.22%) Git (software)
13 5 (1.22%) MSI
14 4 (0.97%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.97%) AdminStudio
14 4 (0.97%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 65 (15.82%) Finance
2 36 (8.76%) Retail
3 25 (6.08%) Music Industry
4 16 (3.89%) Banking
5 9 (2.19%) Automotive
6 8 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.70%) Marketing
7 7 (1.70%) Law
7 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.46%) Legal
9 5 (1.22%) Electronics
9 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.22%) Publishing
10 4 (0.97%) Billing
11 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.49%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 240 (58.39%) Developer
2 121 (29.44%) .NET Developer
3 75 (18.25%) Analyst
4 57 (13.87%) Software Developer
5 30 (7.30%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.81%) Graduate Developer
6 28 (6.81%) Graduate
7 25 (6.08%) Junior
8 24 (5.84%) Junior Developer
8 24 (5.84%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 23 (5.60%) Junior .NET Developer
10 22 (5.35%) Applications Support
11 21 (5.11%) VB Developer
11 21 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (4.87%) Data Analyst
13 19 (4.62%) Consultant
13 19 (4.62%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.38%) Business Analyst
15 16 (3.89%) Systems Analyst
15 16 (3.89%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (67.15%) .NET
2 173 (42.09%) ASP.NET
3 94 (22.87%) HTML
4 91 (22.14%) WCF
5 89 (21.65%) XML
6 73 (17.76%) CSS
7 72 (17.52%) .NET Framework
8 69 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 60 (14.60%) Web Services
10 59 (14.36%) Razor View Engine
11 45 (10.95%) WPF
12 44 (10.71%) NHibernate
13 42 (10.22%) Castle Windsor
14 37 (9.00%) XSLT
15 36 (8.76%) WinForms
16 34 (8.27%) jQuery
17 30 (7.30%) SOAP
18 24 (5.84%) Classic ASP
18 24 (5.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.68%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.60%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (4.62%) Tandem
3 19 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.43%) Data Conversion
5 8 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.46%) EPoS
6 6 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.46%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.97%) EFT
7 4 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.97%) Replication
7 4 (0.97%) Clustering
7 4 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (0.97%) Open Source
8 3 (0.73%) iPhone
8 3 (0.73%) VHDL
8 3 (0.73%) Firmware
9 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 97 (23.60%) Windows
2 28 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (4.14%) UNIX
4 15 (3.65%) Windows 7
4 15 (3.65%) Linux
5 11 (2.68%) Android
6 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (22.63%) Scrum
1 93 (22.63%) MVC
2 78 (18.98%) TDD
3 68 (16.55%) Web Application Development
4 49 (11.92%) Kanban
5 41 (9.98%) Software Engineering
5 41 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.03%) ITIL
7 27 (6.57%) MVVM
8 25 (6.08%) BDD
8 25 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (6.08%) Release Management
9 24 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
10 22 (5.35%) ERP
11 20 (4.87%) CRM
12 19 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.38%) OO
13 18 (4.38%) Business Analysis
14 17 (4.14%) Software Testing
15 16 (3.89%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 248 (60.34%) C#
2 243 (59.12%) SQL
3 176 (42.82%) VB.NET
4 95 (23.11%) VB6
5 83 (20.19%) Java
6 82 (19.95%) JavaScript
7 81 (19.71%) T-SQL
8 68 (16.55%) VBA
9 67 (16.30%) VBScript
10 41 (9.98%) PL/SQL
11 38 (9.25%) PHP
12 28 (6.81%) C++
13 24 (5.84%) C
13 24 (5.84%) PowerShell
14 16 (3.89%) ABAP
15 14 (3.41%) Tcl
16 13 (3.16%) Perl
17 7 (1.70%) MATLAB
18 6 (1.46%) Delphi
19 5 (1.22%) F#
Qualifications
1 61 (14.84%) Degree
2 38 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.08%) MCTS
3 25 (6.08%) MCP
3 25 (6.08%) MCAD
3 25 (6.08%) MCSD
4 14 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.68%) MCSE
6 9 (2.19%) ISEB
7 8 (1.95%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.70%) MCITP
8 7 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.97%) MOS
11 3 (0.73%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.49%) HNC
13 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.89%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (4.62%) XenApp
2 17 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (2.43%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.97%) KVM
7 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.41%) OpenSSO
2 11 (2.68%) SCCM
3 9 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.49%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 149 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 88 (21.41%) Oracle
3 27 (6.57%) Citrix
4 24 (5.84%) SAP
5 21 (5.11%) NetApp
6 18 (4.38%) EMC
7 14 (3.41%) HP
7 14 (3.41%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.95%) Perforce
9 7 (1.70%) VMware
10 6 (1.46%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.97%) CommVault
11 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.97%) Sun
11 4 (0.97%) WatchGuard
11 4 (0.97%) Altiris
11 4 (0.97%) Computacenter
12 3 (0.73%) Fujitsu
12 3 (0.73%) AppSense
12 3 (0.73%) Cisco
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + share options, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 29k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health insurance, bonus
Posted: 13 days ago