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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 100 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB 181 236 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.29% 3.23% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 5.70% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 144 197 238
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
4066 4139 5283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.46% 56.67% 59.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3430 3689 4579
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
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
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -13 77 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Cambridgeshire -6 41 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Bedfordshire -7 33 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Essex -35 17 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Norfolk +17 12 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Suffolk +5 3 £31,250 +4.16%
East Anglia - 2 £27,500 - 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 263 (66.92%) .NET
2 236 (60.05%) C#
3 230 (58.52%) SQL
4 211 (53.69%) SQL Server
5 167 (42.49%) ASP.NET
5 167 (42.49%) VB.NET
6 137 (34.86%) Microsoft
7 92 (23.41%) VB6
8 91 (23.16%) Scrum
9 90 (22.90%) HTML
10 87 (22.14%) MVC
11 85 (21.63%) WCF
12 84 (21.37%) JavaScript
12 84 (21.37%) XML
13 82 (20.87%) Windows
14 75 (19.08%) TDD
15 74 (18.83%) Java
16 73 (18.58%) T-SQL
16 73 (18.58%) Oracle
17 70 (17.81%) CSS
18 68 (17.30%) Finance
19 67 (17.05%) NUnit
20 66 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
21 64 (16.28%) Web Application Development
21 64 (16.28%) VBScript
22 63 (16.03%) VBA
22 63 (16.03%) Visual Studio
22 63 (16.03%) Rhino Mocks
22 63 (16.03%) .NET Framework
23 57 (14.50%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.62%) CMS
3 22 (5.60%) IIS
4 21 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (3.31%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (2.29%) Apache
6 9 (2.29%) Documentum
7 8 (2.04%) Drupal
7 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.76%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.25%) Node.js
12 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) assyst
2 2 (0.51%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.12%) Internet
2 6 (1.53%) LDAP
3 5 (1.27%) SAN
4 4 (1.02%) NAS
4 4 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.76%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.76%) FTP
6 2 (0.51%) LAN
6 2 (0.51%) VoIP
6 2 (0.51%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) MPLS
7 1 (0.25%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) SNMP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (53.69%) SQL Server
2 52 (13.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (9.16%) Data Mining
5 34 (8.65%) Crystal Reports
6 33 (8.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (6.87%) Relational Database
9 26 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (4.83%) MySQL
12 10 (2.54%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.78%) MS Access
15 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.51%) DTS
17 1 (0.25%) Firebird
17 1 (0.25%) Essbase
17 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 7
17 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 67 (17.05%) NUnit
2 63 (16.03%) Visual Studio
2 63 (16.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 44 (11.20%) Moq
4 25 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (5.85%) MSTest
6 20 (5.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (3.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (2.80%) PowerBuilder
9 9 (2.29%) JIRA
10 8 (2.04%) Subversion
10 8 (2.04%) Selenium
11 7 (1.78%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
13 5 (1.27%) LabVIEW
14 2 (0.51%) Log4Net
15 1 (0.25%) MSI
15 1 (0.25%) PVCS
15 1 (0.25%) RequisitePro
15 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 68 (17.30%) Finance
2 47 (11.96%) Retail
3 25 (6.36%) Music Industry
4 16 (4.07%) Banking
5 12 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.54%) Marketing
7 9 (2.29%) Automotive
8 7 (1.78%) Law
9 6 (1.53%) Legal
9 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.02%) Electronics
12 3 (0.76%) Publishing
13 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) Games
14 1 (0.25%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 235 (59.80%) Developer
2 119 (30.28%) .NET Developer
3 78 (19.85%) Analyst
4 56 (14.25%) Software Developer
5 27 (6.87%) Senior Developer
6 25 (6.36%) Graduate
6 25 (6.36%) Graduate Developer
7 23 (5.85%) Consultant
8 22 (5.60%) Junior
8 22 (5.60%) Junior Developer
9 21 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (5.34%) VB Developer
9 21 (5.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 20 (5.09%) Junior .NET Developer
10 20 (5.09%) Data Analyst
10 20 (5.09%) Business Analyst
11 18 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
12 17 (4.33%) Applications Support
12 17 (4.33%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.82%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (66.92%) .NET
2 167 (42.49%) ASP.NET
3 90 (22.90%) HTML
4 85 (21.63%) WCF
5 84 (21.37%) XML
6 70 (17.81%) CSS
7 66 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (16.03%) .NET Framework
9 55 (13.99%) Web Services
9 55 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 54 (13.74%) Razor View Engine
11 46 (11.70%) WPF
12 45 (11.45%) NHibernate
13 38 (9.67%) Castle Windsor
14 32 (8.14%) XSLT
14 32 (8.14%) WinForms
15 30 (7.63%) jQuery
16 24 (6.11%) SOAP
17 22 (5.60%) Ajax
18 21 (5.34%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.72%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.83%) Tandem
2 19 (4.83%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.05%) Data Conversion
5 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.53%) EPoS
8 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.02%) FMCG
9 4 (1.02%) EFT
9 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.02%) Replication
10 3 (0.76%) VHDL
10 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.51%) Physics
11 2 (0.51%) SCADA
11 2 (0.51%) e-Health
11 2 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.87%) Windows
2 22 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (5.09%) Windows 7
4 14 (3.56%) UNIX
5 11 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (2.80%) Linux
6 8 (2.04%) Android
7 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (23.16%) Scrum
2 87 (22.14%) MVC
3 75 (19.08%) TDD
4 64 (16.28%) Web Application Development
5 45 (11.45%) Kanban
6 40 (10.18%) Software Engineering
7 37 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (6.87%) MVVM
9 26 (6.62%) ITIL
10 25 (6.36%) BDD
11 21 (5.34%) ERP
11 21 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.09%) Software Testing
12 20 (5.09%) Dependency Injection
13 19 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (4.07%) Integration Testing
15 16 (4.07%) Data Analysis
15 16 (4.07%) OO
15 16 (4.07%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 236 (60.05%) C#
2 230 (58.52%) SQL
3 167 (42.49%) VB.NET
4 92 (23.41%) VB6
5 84 (21.37%) JavaScript
6 74 (18.83%) Java
7 73 (18.58%) T-SQL
8 64 (16.28%) VBScript
9 63 (16.03%) VBA
10 34 (8.65%) PL/SQL
11 31 (7.89%) C++
12 30 (7.63%) PHP
13 24 (6.11%) PowerShell
14 19 (4.83%) C
15 9 (2.29%) Perl
15 9 (2.29%) ABAP
15 9 (2.29%) Tcl
16 7 (1.78%) Delphi
17 6 (1.53%) XAML
18 5 (1.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 57 (14.50%) Degree
2 34 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (6.11%) MCTS
3 24 (6.11%) MCP
3 24 (6.11%) MCAD
3 24 (6.11%) MCSD
4 19 (4.83%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.80%) ISEB
6 10 (2.54%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.04%) MCSE
8 7 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.53%) MCITP
9 6 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.51%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.51%) HNC
11 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.05%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (4.33%) XenApp
2 15 (3.82%) XenDesktop
3 14 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.02%) KVM
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.29%) OpenSSO
2 8 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.78%) SCCM
4 2 (0.51%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 137 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 73 (18.58%) Oracle
3 24 (6.11%) Citrix
4 19 (4.83%) Business Objects
5 17 (4.33%) SAP
6 13 (3.31%) NetApp
7 12 (3.05%) HP
8 11 (2.80%) EMC
9 8 (2.04%) Fujitsu
9 8 (2.04%) DevExpress
9 8 (2.04%) Perforce
9 8 (2.04%) AppSense
10 5 (1.27%) VMware
11 4 (1.02%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.02%) CommVault
11 4 (1.02%) Sun
12 2 (0.51%) Agilent
12 2 (0.51%) Twitter
12 2 (0.51%) NetQoS
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