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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 125 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 155 206 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.02% 2.37% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 4.07% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 126 180 182
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,250 £45,000
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
4135 5062 4743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.83% 58.16% 56.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 4268 4225
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 £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +26 39 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Hertfordshire -28 34 £35,000 - 9
Cambridgeshire -30 28 £45,500 +13.75%
Bedfordshire +14 21 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Suffolk +23 18 £26,000 -16.12% 1
Norfolk +11 15 £30,000 -20.00% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 231 (74.28%) .NET
2 195 (62.70%) SQL Server
3 193 (62.06%) C#
4 171 (54.98%) SQL
5 143 (45.98%) ASP.NET
6 137 (44.05%) HTML
7 123 (39.55%) JavaScript
8 107 (34.41%) Microsoft
9 95 (30.55%) CSS
10 84 (27.01%) Windows
11 79 (25.40%) VB6
12 77 (24.76%) MVC
13 76 (24.44%) VB.NET
14 70 (22.51%) jQuery
15 64 (20.58%) Degree
16 57 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (18.33%) MS Excel
17 55 (17.68%) Java
17 55 (17.68%) SQL Server 2008
18 52 (16.72%) T-SQL
19 42 (13.50%) Oracle
20 41 (13.18%) XML
20 41 (13.18%) TDD
21 38 (12.22%) OO
22 36 (11.58%) Finance
22 36 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 34 (10.93%) HTML5
24 32 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 31 (9.97%) Visual Studio
25 31 (9.97%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 25 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.72%) IIS
3 16 (5.14%) JBoss
4 15 (4.82%) Tuxedo
4 15 (4.82%) AquaLogic
4 15 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (4.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 14 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.18%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.57%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.29%) ArchestrA
10 3 (0.96%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) MS Project
4 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.57%) assyst
2 5 (1.61%) SAP Business One
3 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.64%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) AWD
5 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.86%) DHCP
1 12 (3.86%) DNS
2 7 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.25%) Internet
2 7 (2.25%) Firewall
3 6 (1.93%) VPN
3 6 (1.93%) FTP
4 5 (1.61%) WAN
4 5 (1.61%) SSL
4 5 (1.61%) 2G
4 5 (1.61%) 3G
4 5 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.61%) 4G
4 5 (1.61%) LTE
5 4 (1.29%) LAN
6 3 (0.96%) SMS
6 3 (0.96%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco ICM
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (62.70%) SQL Server
2 55 (17.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (7.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (6.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 20 (6.43%) Oracle Database
8 18 (5.79%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.93%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.93%) MS Access
12 6 (1.93%) DTS
13 5 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.29%) FileMaker
14 4 (1.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (9.97%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.07%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.47%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.25%) Subversion
6 5 (1.61%) Xcode
6 5 (1.61%) NUnit
6 5 (1.61%) Moq
7 4 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.29%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.96%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.96%) JIRA
9 2 (0.64%) Selenium
9 2 (0.64%) QARun
9 2 (0.64%) Toad
9 2 (0.64%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 36 (11.58%) Finance
2 12 (3.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.93%) Retail
4 5 (1.61%) Games
4 5 (1.61%) Automotive
4 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.61%) Marketing
5 4 (1.29%) Music Industry
5 4 (1.29%) Electronics
6 2 (0.64%) Billing
6 2 (0.64%) Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.64%) Front Office
6 2 (0.64%) Law
6 2 (0.64%) Legal
6 2 (0.64%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 195 (62.70%) Developer
2 55 (17.68%) Analyst
3 46 (14.79%) .NET Developer
4 36 (11.58%) Programmer
5 34 (10.93%) Software Developer
6 29 (9.32%) Software Engineer
7 27 (8.68%) C# Developer
8 22 (7.07%) Junior Developer
8 22 (7.07%) Junior
9 21 (6.75%) AWS Developer
10 19 (6.11%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.79%) Applications Developer
11 18 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (5.47%) Analyst Developer
13 16 (5.14%) Support Engineer
14 15 (4.82%) Senior Analyst Developer
14 15 (4.82%) C# Programmer
15 13 (4.18%) Support Analyst
16 12 (3.86%) Junior .NET Developer
17 11 (3.54%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (74.28%) .NET
2 143 (45.98%) ASP.NET
3 137 (44.05%) HTML
4 95 (30.55%) CSS
5 70 (22.51%) jQuery
6 41 (13.18%) XML
7 36 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (10.93%) HTML5
9 32 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 29 (9.32%) Web Services
10 29 (9.32%) .NET Framework
11 26 (8.36%) Ajax
11 26 (8.36%) LINQ
12 24 (7.72%) Razor View Engine
13 23 (7.40%) WinForms
14 18 (5.79%) Classic ASP
14 18 (5.79%) J2EE
14 18 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (5.47%) WCF
15 17 (5.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.07%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.47%) N-Tier
3 13 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.86%) Replication
5 10 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.89%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.57%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.25%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.25%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.93%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.93%) Clustering
10 5 (1.61%) User Experience
10 5 (1.61%) Kindle
11 4 (1.29%) SCADA
12 3 (0.96%) Wiki
13 2 (0.64%) FMCG
13 2 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.64%) LIMS
14 1 (0.32%) EPoS
14 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.01%) Windows
2 20 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (4.18%) Linux
4 12 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.93%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.93%) UNIX
6 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.61%) Android
7 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.76%) MVC
2 57 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (13.18%) TDD
4 38 (12.22%) OO
5 27 (8.68%) Software Engineering
6 25 (8.04%) OOP
7 23 (7.40%) Migration
7 23 (7.40%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (7.07%) Mentoring
9 21 (6.75%) Unit Testing
10 18 (5.79%) UML
10 18 (5.79%) ITIL
11 17 (5.47%) Scrum
12 16 (5.14%) Project Management
13 15 (4.82%) SOA
13 15 (4.82%) BPEL
14 11 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (3.54%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (3.54%) Web Development
15 10 (3.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (62.06%) C#
2 171 (54.98%) SQL
3 123 (39.55%) JavaScript
4 79 (25.40%) VB6
5 76 (24.44%) VB.NET
6 55 (17.68%) Java
7 52 (16.72%) T-SQL
8 31 (9.97%) VBScript
9 26 (8.36%) VBA
10 22 (7.07%) PowerShell
11 21 (6.75%) C++
11 21 (6.75%) C
12 20 (6.43%) Delphi
13 17 (5.47%) COBOL
13 17 (5.47%) PHP
14 9 (2.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 8 (2.57%) VC++
16 5 (1.61%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.61%) AppleScript
16 5 (1.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 64 (20.58%) Degree
2 28 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.50%) MCSE
4 11 (3.54%) MCP
5 8 (2.57%) MCTS
6 6 (1.93%) CCNA
6 6 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCITP
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.50%) QA
2 6 (1.93%) SLA
2 6 (1.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.89%) XenApp
3 5 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.29%) vSphere
4 4 (1.29%) Firmware
5 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.86%) SCCM
2 10 (3.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.64%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.64%) WSUS
3 2 (0.64%) ZENworks
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 107 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.50%) Oracle
3 17 (5.47%) Symantec
4 15 (4.82%) BEA
4 15 (4.82%) Micro Focus
5 14 (4.50%) Citrix
6 12 (3.86%) Cisco
7 11 (3.54%) NetApp
8 10 (3.22%) Business Objects
8 10 (3.22%) SAP
9 9 (2.89%) EMC
10 8 (2.57%) Altiris
10 8 (2.57%) VMware
11 7 (2.25%) HP
12 5 (1.61%) Telerik
13 4 (1.29%) Wonderware
14 3 (0.96%) Cognos
14 3 (0.96%) Borland
14 3 (0.96%) Embarcadero
14 3 (0.96%) Sun
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum £20-40k pa + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £56,000 + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire County Council
Salary: From £29,558 to £31,846 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago