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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 143 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 127 211 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.68% 2.64% 3.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 5.05% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 114 184 209
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
3990 4176 4424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.75% 52.26% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3580 3920
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
Essex +7 34 £42,500 - 4
Hertfordshire -64 29 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Suffolk +22 24 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Bedfordshire -22 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 15 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Norfolk -1 6 £25,000 -33.33%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 189 (68.73%) .NET
2 169 (61.45%) SQL
3 166 (60.36%) SQL Server
4 151 (54.91%) C#
5 89 (32.36%) HTML
6 88 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 87 (31.64%) Windows
8 81 (29.45%) ASP.NET
9 73 (26.55%) JavaScript
10 67 (24.36%) VB.NET
11 58 (21.09%) Degree
12 55 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 54 (19.64%) CSS
14 51 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (16.00%) XML
15 44 (16.00%) VB6
16 41 (14.91%) jQuery
17 39 (14.18%) VBScript
18 38 (13.82%) SDLC
19 34 (12.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 34 (12.36%) VBA
19 34 (12.36%) Java
19 34 (12.36%) Finance
20 32 (11.64%) Visual Studio
21 31 (11.27%) MS Office
21 31 (11.27%) T-SQL
21 31 (11.27%) TDD
22 30 (10.91%) C
23 29 (10.55%) OO
23 29 (10.55%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 23 (8.36%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.91%) MS Exchange
3 18 (6.55%) IIS
4 11 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.18%) CMS
7 5 (1.82%) Documentum
7 5 (1.82%) ArchestrA
8 3 (1.09%) Confluence
8 3 (1.09%) JBoss
9 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.36%) Captiva
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.36%) AquaLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 31 (11.27%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) assyst
1 6 (2.18%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.82%) CODA-Financials
2 5 (1.82%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.09%) SunGard AvantGard
4 2 (0.73%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.73%) AWD
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.00%) DHCP
2 9 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.91%) Firewall
3 8 (2.91%) DNS
4 7 (2.55%) FTP
5 5 (1.82%) SSL
5 5 (1.82%) VPN
6 4 (1.45%) Intranet
7 3 (1.09%) LAN
7 3 (1.09%) SMS
7 3 (1.09%) WAN
8 2 (0.73%) Internet
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.73%) Network Security
8 2 (0.73%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.36%) ISDN
9 1 (0.36%) VLAN
9 1 (0.36%) Wireless
9 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (60.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 11 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.91%) MS Access
9 7 (2.55%) MySQL
9 7 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (2.55%) QlikView
10 6 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.18%) Firebird
10 6 (2.18%) FileMaker
10 6 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.09%) DTS
Development Applications
1 32 (11.64%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.18%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.55%) JIRA
4 7 (2.55%) Xcode
5 6 (2.18%) Selenium
6 5 (1.82%) LabVIEW
6 5 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.45%) WinRunner
7 4 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (1.45%) QARun
8 3 (1.09%) Subversion
8 3 (1.09%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.36%) MSI
9 1 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 34 (12.36%) Finance
2 10 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.18%) Electronics
3 6 (2.18%) Marketing
4 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.45%) Retail
5 4 (1.45%) Billing
6 3 (1.09%) Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Advertising
6 3 (1.09%) Automotive
6 3 (1.09%) Law
7 2 (0.73%) Legal
7 2 (0.73%) Military
7 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 139 (50.55%) Developer
2 47 (17.09%) Analyst
3 34 (12.36%) Software Developer
4 32 (11.64%) Programmer
5 24 (8.73%) Software Engineer
6 23 (8.36%) Applications Developer
7 21 (7.64%) C# Developer
8 20 (7.27%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 15 (5.45%) C# Programmer
10 14 (5.09%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.73%) Architect
11 13 (4.73%) AWS Developer
12 12 (4.36%) AWS Architect
13 10 (3.64%) Software Programmer
13 10 (3.64%) .NET Programmer
13 10 (3.64%) Web Developer
14 9 (3.27%) Graduate
14 9 (3.27%) Applications Support
14 9 (3.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (68.73%) .NET
2 89 (32.36%) HTML
3 81 (29.45%) ASP.NET
4 54 (19.64%) CSS
5 44 (16.00%) XML
6 41 (14.91%) jQuery
7 29 (10.55%) .NET Framework
8 24 (8.73%) HTML5
9 14 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (4.00%) ADO
11 9 (3.27%) Classic ASP
12 8 (2.91%) CSS3
12 8 (2.91%) WPF
13 6 (2.18%) LINQ
13 6 (2.18%) Web Services
13 6 (2.18%) WinForms
13 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.82%) J2EE
14 5 (1.82%) JSON
14 5 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.36%) Client/Server
3 19 (6.91%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.09%) Mathematics
4 14 (5.09%) User Experience
5 13 (4.73%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.55%) Replication
9 6 (2.18%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.45%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.45%) SCADA
10 4 (1.45%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.09%) FMCG
11 3 (1.09%) Wiki
11 3 (1.09%) Clustering
11 3 (1.09%) Kindle
12 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.73%) LIMS
12 2 (0.73%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 87 (31.64%) Windows
2 16 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.73%) Windows 7
4 12 (4.36%) Linux
5 8 (2.91%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.18%) Windows 2000
6 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.45%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.09%) UNIX
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (13.82%) SDLC
3 31 (11.27%) TDD
4 29 (10.55%) OO
5 26 (9.45%) Migration
6 25 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 23 (8.36%) Data Analysis
8 19 (6.91%) MVC
8 19 (6.91%) Waterfall
9 18 (6.55%) Project Management
9 18 (6.55%) ERP
10 17 (6.18%) CRM
11 16 (5.82%) ITIL
12 13 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (4.36%) Time Management
13 12 (4.36%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (4.00%) Scrum
15 10 (3.64%) Document Management
15 10 (3.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (61.45%) SQL
2 151 (54.91%) C#
3 73 (26.55%) JavaScript
4 67 (24.36%) VB.NET
5 44 (16.00%) VB6
6 39 (14.18%) VBScript
7 34 (12.36%) Java
7 34 (12.36%) VBA
8 31 (11.27%) T-SQL
9 30 (10.91%) C
10 18 (6.55%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.36%) PHP
12 11 (4.00%) C++
13 7 (2.55%) Delphi
13 7 (2.55%) Apple Swift
13 7 (2.55%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.55%) AppleScript
14 6 (2.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 3 (1.09%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (21.09%) Degree
2 24 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.09%) MCSE
4 12 (4.36%) MCP
5 6 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.18%) CCNA
6 5 (1.82%) MCTS
6 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.09%) HND
8 1 (0.36%) MCSA
8 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.36%) MCITP
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.45%) QA
2 6 (2.18%) SLA
3 5 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.55%) XenApp
3 6 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.09%) vSphere
5 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) SCCM
2 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.73%) WSUS
3 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 88 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.18%) Oracle
3 15 (5.45%) SAP
4 12 (4.36%) EMC
5 11 (4.00%) Citrix
5 11 (4.00%) Cisco
6 9 (3.27%) Cognos
7 8 (2.91%) NetApp
7 8 (2.91%) CODA
7 8 (2.91%) OpenText
7 8 (2.91%) VMware
8 7 (2.55%) Kofax
8 7 (2.55%) HP
9 6 (2.18%) Embarcadero
9 6 (2.18%) Borland
10 5 (1.82%) Symantec
10 5 (1.82%) Wonderware
11 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.45%) Dell
12 3 (1.09%) Sun
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