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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 105 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 211 221 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.44% 2.58% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 4.54% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 182 192 275
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,200 £50,500
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
5039 4868 5645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 58.15% 56.78% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4247 4318 4709
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +43 94 £40,000 - 4
Hertfordshire -12 69 £33,500 -20.23% 6
Essex -21 22 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Bedfordshire -38 13 £41,250 +19.56% 1
Norfolk -17 8 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Anglia - 3 £27,500 -
Suffolk -11 2 £31,000 +3.33%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 235 (57.46%) .NET
2 229 (55.99%) SQL
3 211 (51.59%) C#
4 187 (45.72%) SQL Server
5 137 (33.50%) VB.NET
6 121 (29.58%) Windows
7 116 (28.36%) ASP.NET
8 108 (26.41%) Microsoft
9 102 (24.94%) VB6
10 97 (23.72%) Java
11 94 (22.98%) Oracle
11 94 (22.98%) Degree
12 88 (21.52%) Scrum
13 85 (20.78%) Finance
14 83 (20.29%) MVC
15 79 (19.32%) VBScript
16 77 (18.83%) .NET Framework
17 73 (17.85%) T-SQL
18 66 (16.14%) Computer Science
18 66 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 64 (15.65%) WCF
19 64 (15.65%) HTML
20 60 (14.67%) TDD
20 60 (14.67%) NUnit
21 59 (14.43%) Web Application Development
22 58 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 58 (14.18%) Razor View Engine
22 58 (14.18%) Rhino Mocks
22 58 (14.18%) MS Excel
23 57 (13.94%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (4.89%) IIS
2 19 (4.65%) Apache
3 18 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (3.42%) MS Exchange
5 14 (3.42%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.69%) Documentum
8 9 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.20%) Node.js
9 7 (1.71%) CMS
10 6 (1.47%) Drupal
11 5 (1.22%) ColdFusion
11 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 58 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.69%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (2.20%) assyst
2 5 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) BASE24
5 1 (0.24%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.58%) Internet
2 16 (3.91%) LAN
3 15 (3.67%) WAN
4 12 (2.93%) DNS
4 12 (2.93%) DHCP
5 7 (1.71%) ATM
6 5 (1.22%) SAN
7 4 (0.98%) Wireless
7 4 (0.98%) FTP
8 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.73%) VoIP
8 3 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.73%) NAS
9 2 (0.49%) MPLS
9 2 (0.49%) VPN
10 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.24%) VLAN
10 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (45.72%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (11.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (7.09%) Data Mining
6 28 (6.85%) Crystal Reports
7 26 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (6.11%) DTS
9 22 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (5.38%) Oracle Database
10 21 (5.13%) MySQL
11 19 (4.65%) Relational Database
12 16 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (3.18%) MS Access
14 12 (2.93%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (1.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 60 (14.67%) NUnit
2 58 (14.18%) Rhino Mocks
3 54 (13.20%) Moq
4 34 (8.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 22 (5.38%) MSTest
6 17 (4.16%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.22%) MSI
9 5 (1.22%) Selenium
10 4 (0.98%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.98%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.98%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.98%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.98%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.49%) JIRA
12 2 (0.49%) Log4Net
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 85 (20.78%) Finance
2 31 (7.58%) Retail
3 26 (6.36%) Music Industry
4 15 (3.67%) Electronics
5 14 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.69%) Back Office
8 8 (1.96%) Marketing
8 8 (1.96%) Banking
8 8 (1.96%) Publishing
9 7 (1.71%) Games
10 6 (1.47%) Billing
11 4 (0.98%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.98%) Automotive
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) German Language
12 2 (0.49%) Law
12 2 (0.49%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 214 (52.32%) Developer
2 89 (21.76%) .NET Developer
3 61 (14.91%) Analyst
4 58 (14.18%) Software Developer
5 37 (9.05%) Junior
6 35 (8.56%) Graduate
7 34 (8.31%) Junior Developer
8 29 (7.09%) Junior .NET Developer
8 29 (7.09%) Graduate Developer
9 28 (6.85%) Applications Support
9 28 (6.85%) VB Developer
10 27 (6.60%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 23 (5.62%) VB6 Developer
12 19 (4.65%) DBA
13 18 (4.40%) Tester
14 17 (4.16%) SQL DBA
14 17 (4.16%) Systems Analyst
14 17 (4.16%) Support Engineer
15 15 (3.67%) Test Analyst
15 15 (3.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (57.46%) .NET
2 116 (28.36%) ASP.NET
3 77 (18.83%) .NET Framework
4 66 (16.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (15.65%) WCF
5 64 (15.65%) HTML
6 58 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 58 (14.18%) Razor View Engine
7 57 (13.94%) XML
8 44 (10.76%) WinForms
9 42 (10.27%) NHibernate
10 39 (9.54%) Web Services
11 38 (9.29%) CSS
12 34 (8.31%) WPF
13 33 (8.07%) XSLT
14 28 (6.85%) jQuery
15 27 (6.60%) HTML5
16 26 (6.36%) Castle Windsor
17 22 (5.38%) Ninject
17 22 (5.38%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.14%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.62%) Clustering
2 23 (5.62%) Mathematics
3 22 (5.38%) Inversion of Control
4 15 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.93%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.93%) Open Source
5 12 (2.93%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.20%) Data Conversion
8 7 (1.71%) EFT
9 6 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.47%) Replication
9 6 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.22%) W3C
10 5 (1.22%) Statistics
11 4 (0.98%) Tandem
12 3 (0.73%) VHDL
12 3 (0.73%) iPhone
12 3 (0.73%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 121 (29.58%) Windows
2 42 (10.27%) Linux
3 38 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (7.82%) UNIX
5 30 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.18%) Android
7 11 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (21.52%) Scrum
2 83 (20.29%) MVC
3 60 (14.67%) TDD
4 59 (14.43%) Web Application Development
5 54 (13.20%) Kanban
6 36 (8.80%) ITIL
7 32 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (7.82%) BDD
8 29 (7.09%) ERP
9 26 (6.36%) MVVM
9 26 (6.36%) Software Engineering
10 23 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (5.38%) Dependency Injection
11 22 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (4.89%) Release Management
12 20 (4.89%) Risk Management
13 19 (4.65%) Content Management
13 19 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (4.40%) Test Automation
15 17 (4.16%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 229 (55.99%) SQL
2 211 (51.59%) C#
3 137 (33.50%) VB.NET
4 102 (24.94%) VB6
5 97 (23.72%) Java
6 79 (19.32%) VBScript
7 73 (17.85%) T-SQL
8 57 (13.94%) VBA
9 56 (13.69%) JavaScript
10 41 (10.02%) PL/SQL
11 38 (9.29%) PHP
12 37 (9.05%) C++
13 32 (7.82%) Perl
14 26 (6.36%) C
15 22 (5.38%) PowerShell
16 19 (4.65%) Tcl
17 11 (2.69%) ABAP
18 8 (1.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
19 7 (1.71%) MATLAB
20 6 (1.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 94 (22.98%) Degree
2 45 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (6.85%) MCTS
4 26 (6.36%) MCP
4 26 (6.36%) MCAD
4 26 (6.36%) MCSD
5 17 (4.16%) MCSE
6 14 (3.42%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.44%) ISEB
8 9 (2.20%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.98%) MOS
11 3 (0.73%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.73%) HNC
12 2 (0.49%) MCITP
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.49%) PMP
12 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.91%) QA
2 7 (1.71%) SLA
3 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.49%) WAI
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.69%) XenApp
3 6 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.73%) KVM
6 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (4.65%) OpenSSO
2 13 (3.18%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.47%) SCCM
5 4 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (26.41%) Microsoft
2 94 (22.98%) Oracle
3 27 (6.60%) HP
4 26 (6.36%) NetApp
5 25 (6.11%) Citrix
6 18 (4.40%) VMware
7 17 (4.16%) SAP
8 13 (3.18%) EMC
8 13 (3.18%) McAfee
9 10 (2.44%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.22%) Tripwire
11 4 (0.98%) Altiris
11 4 (0.98%) Computacenter
12 3 (0.73%) Sun
12 3 (0.73%) Adobe
12 3 (0.73%) CommVault
12 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.73%) Veeam
12 3 (0.73%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.73%) WatchGuard
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £33,000 to £36,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Sinem Suphi
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
North Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago