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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 110 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 160 209 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.20% 3.19% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 5.57% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 99 181 267
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
3886 3754 4767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.39% 57.23% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3157 3178 4185
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hertfordshire -25 60 £32,250 -7.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -24 38 £40,000 - 2
Essex -6 30 £40,000 - 4
Bedfordshire +11 25 £40,000 - 3
Norfolk -4 9 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Suffolk -8 3 - - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 214 (71.81%) .NET
2 174 (58.39%) C#
3 160 (53.69%) SQL Server
4 152 (51.01%) SQL
5 137 (45.97%) ASP.NET
6 111 (37.25%) Microsoft
7 95 (31.88%) VB.NET
7 95 (31.88%) HTML
8 94 (31.54%) JavaScript
9 87 (29.19%) MVC
9 87 (29.19%) VB6
10 73 (24.50%) CSS
11 64 (21.48%) Java
11 64 (21.48%) Windows
12 62 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (20.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 57 (19.13%) Oracle
15 55 (18.46%) T-SQL
16 54 (18.12%) Degree
17 50 (16.78%) Finance
18 47 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (14.77%) Web Services
19 44 (14.77%) XML
20 43 (14.43%) jQuery
21 37 (12.42%) Visual Studio
21 37 (12.42%) Crystal Reports
22 34 (11.41%) MS Excel
23 33 (11.07%) VBA
23 33 (11.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 33 (11.07%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (8.05%) JBoss
1 24 (8.05%) IIS
2 22 (7.38%) AquaLogic
2 22 (7.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (7.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (7.38%) Tuxedo
3 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.34%) DNN
Applications
1 34 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) MS Project
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Pegasus Opera
1 2 (0.67%) Visualfiles
1 2 (0.67%) assyst
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) Internet
2 5 (1.68%) 4G
2 5 (1.68%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (1.68%) LTE
2 5 (1.68%) 2G
2 5 (1.68%) 3G
3 4 (1.34%) DNS
3 4 (1.34%) DHCP
3 4 (1.34%) SNMP
3 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.67%) HTTP
4 2 (0.67%) VPN
4 2 (0.67%) LAN
4 2 (0.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.34%) Profibus
5 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (53.69%) SQL Server
2 60 (20.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (12.42%) Crystal Reports
4 33 (11.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (11.07%) Oracle Database
5 27 (9.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (8.39%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (4.36%) Data Mining
9 12 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.36%) MS Access
11 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.68%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.34%) MySQL
14 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.01%) DTS
15 2 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 37 (12.42%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.39%) Oracle Forms
3 18 (6.04%) NUnit
3 18 (6.04%) Moq
4 17 (5.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (3.02%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.01%) Selenium
8 5 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.34%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.34%) Subversion
9 4 (1.34%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.01%) QARun
10 3 (1.01%) MSI
10 3 (1.01%) WinRunner
10 3 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.67%) Toad
11 2 (0.67%) JUnit
12 1 (0.34%) NCrunch
12 1 (0.34%) NSubstitute
General
1 50 (16.78%) Finance
2 29 (9.73%) Retail
3 17 (5.70%) Music Industry
4 14 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.36%) Marketing
6 8 (2.68%) Automotive
7 5 (1.68%) Games
8 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.67%) Billing
10 2 (0.67%) Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 2 (0.67%) Front Office
10 2 (0.67%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 191 (64.09%) Developer
2 65 (21.81%) .NET Developer
2 65 (21.81%) Analyst
3 35 (11.74%) Junior
4 29 (9.73%) Junior Developer
5 27 (9.06%) Senior Developer
6 25 (8.39%) Software Developer
7 24 (8.05%) Senior Analyst
7 24 (8.05%) Analyst Developer
8 22 (7.38%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 19 (6.38%) Software Engineer
10 18 (6.04%) C# Developer
11 13 (4.36%) Programmer
11 13 (4.36%) Junior .NET Developer
12 11 (3.69%) Consultant
13 10 (3.36%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (3.02%) VB.NET Developer
15 8 (2.68%) Graduate
15 8 (2.68%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (71.81%) .NET
2 137 (45.97%) ASP.NET
3 95 (31.88%) HTML
4 73 (24.50%) CSS
5 47 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (14.77%) Web Services
6 44 (14.77%) XML
7 43 (14.43%) jQuery
8 29 (9.73%) WCF
9 28 (9.40%) WinForms
10 27 (9.06%) Razor View Engine
11 25 (8.39%) LINQ
11 25 (8.39%) HTML5
12 24 (8.05%) Oracle Fusion
12 24 (8.05%) Middleware
13 23 (7.72%) Ajax
14 22 (7.38%) .NET Framework
14 22 (7.38%) JPA
14 22 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 22 (7.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.39%) N-Tier
3 24 (8.05%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.01%) e-Health
5 6 (2.01%) Data Conversion
5 6 (2.01%) Kindle
6 5 (1.68%) FMCG
6 5 (1.68%) Replication
7 4 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.01%) Clustering
8 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.67%) EPoS
9 2 (0.67%) EFT
9 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.48%) Windows
2 21 (7.05%) Windows 7
3 15 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.70%) Android
5 12 (4.03%) UNIX
6 11 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.36%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.01%) Linux
9 6 (2.01%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.68%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.34%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.19%) MVC
2 62 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (10.07%) Scrum
4 27 (9.06%) TDD
5 26 (8.72%) Software Engineering
6 25 (8.39%) OOP
6 25 (8.39%) Mentoring
7 24 (8.05%) OO
8 22 (7.38%) BPEL
8 22 (7.38%) SOA
8 22 (7.38%) UML
9 18 (6.04%) Unit Testing
10 17 (5.70%) Kanban
10 17 (5.70%) Web Application Development
10 17 (5.70%) BDD
11 16 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (4.36%) ITIL
13 12 (4.03%) Web Development
14 10 (3.36%) OOD
14 10 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 174 (58.39%) C#
2 152 (51.01%) SQL
3 95 (31.88%) VB.NET
4 94 (31.54%) JavaScript
5 87 (29.19%) VB6
6 64 (21.48%) Java
7 55 (18.46%) T-SQL
8 33 (11.07%) VBA
9 31 (10.40%) C++
10 30 (10.07%) VBScript
11 28 (9.40%) Delphi
12 24 (8.05%) COBOL
13 22 (7.38%) PowerShell
14 12 (4.03%) PHP
15 6 (2.01%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 6 (2.01%) VC++
15 6 (2.01%) Perl
16 4 (1.34%) C
17 3 (1.01%) XAML
17 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (18.12%) Degree
2 17 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.02%) MCSE
4 8 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.68%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.01%) MCP
5 6 (2.01%) MCTS
6 5 (1.68%) MCITP
6 5 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.01%) MCAD
7 3 (1.01%) MCSD
7 3 (1.01%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.02%) QA
2 6 (2.01%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.70%) XenDesktop
3 9 (3.02%) XenApp
3 9 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.34%) Firmware
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (5.37%) SCCM
2 9 (3.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.01%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (2.01%) EdgeSight
4 4 (1.34%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.67%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.67%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 111 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 57 (19.13%) Oracle
3 22 (7.38%) Micro Focus
3 22 (7.38%) BEA
4 16 (5.37%) Citrix
5 14 (4.70%) Symantec
6 12 (4.03%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.68%) Altiris
8 7 (2.35%) AppSense
9 6 (2.01%) CA
9 6 (2.01%) Fujitsu
9 6 (2.01%) NetQoS
10 3 (1.01%) VMware
10 3 (1.01%) Telerik
10 3 (1.01%) NetApp
10 3 (1.01%) Cisco
11 2 (0.67%) EMC
11 2 (0.67%) Novell
11 2 (0.67%) BMC
11 2 (0.67%) Pegasus
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Up to £28,000 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago