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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 132 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 144 207 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.94% 2.46% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 4.26% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 115 181 202
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
3979 4854 4683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.57% 57.68% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3406 4102 4184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 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 22 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 +16 37 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Hertfordshire -47 34 £32,500 -8.45% 7
Cambridgeshire -24 24 £45,500 +13.75% 2
Suffolk +25 18 £25,500 - 3
Bedfordshire +5 17 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Norfolk +8 13 £25,000 -33.33% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 223 (73.36%) .NET
2 188 (61.84%) SQL Server
3 184 (60.53%) C#
4 173 (56.91%) SQL
5 133 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 132 (43.42%) HTML
7 115 (37.83%) JavaScript
8 106 (34.87%) Microsoft
9 90 (29.61%) CSS
10 86 (28.29%) Windows
11 72 (23.68%) VB6
12 71 (23.36%) VB.NET
13 68 (22.37%) MVC
14 67 (22.04%) Degree
14 67 (22.04%) jQuery
15 60 (19.74%) MS Excel
16 54 (17.76%) Java
17 51 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
17 51 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
18 47 (15.46%) T-SQL
19 40 (13.16%) XML
20 39 (12.83%) Oracle
20 39 (12.83%) TDD
21 38 (12.50%) OO
22 37 (12.17%) Finance
23 34 (11.18%) HTML5
24 32 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
25 31 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 31 (10.20%) VBScript
26 29 (9.54%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 26 (8.55%) IIS
2 23 (7.57%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.93%) JBoss
4 13 (4.28%) Tuxedo
4 13 (4.28%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (4.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (4.28%) AquaLogic
5 12 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.62%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.64%) ArchestrA
10 4 (1.32%) CMS
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 60 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.57%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) MS Project
3 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) assyst
2 5 (1.64%) SAP Business One
3 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.33%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.33%) SunGard AvantGard
5 1 (0.33%) AWD
5 1 (0.33%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.62%) DNS
1 11 (3.62%) DHCP
2 9 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.30%) Firewall
4 6 (1.97%) Internet
4 6 (1.97%) FTP
4 6 (1.97%) VPN
5 5 (1.64%) WAN
5 5 (1.64%) SSL
6 4 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (1.32%) LTE
6 4 (1.32%) 4G
6 4 (1.32%) 3G
6 4 (1.32%) 2G
6 4 (1.32%) LAN
7 3 (0.99%) SMS
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (61.84%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (5.92%) Oracle Database
6 18 (5.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (4.28%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.97%) DTS
12 6 (1.97%) MS Access
12 6 (1.97%) MySQL
13 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.64%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 29 (9.54%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.91%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.93%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.97%) Subversion
5 6 (1.97%) Xcode
6 4 (1.32%) Android Studio
6 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.99%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.66%) JIRA
8 2 (0.66%) QARun
8 2 (0.66%) Selenium
8 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.66%) Toad
8 2 (0.66%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.66%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.33%) MSI
9 1 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.33%) Moq
General
1 37 (12.17%) Finance
2 13 (4.28%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.64%) Automotive
3 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.64%) Retail
3 5 (1.64%) Marketing
4 4 (1.32%) Electronics
4 4 (1.32%) Games
5 2 (0.66%) Billing
5 2 (0.66%) Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Front Office
5 2 (0.66%) Military
5 2 (0.66%) Law
5 2 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 189 (62.17%) Developer
2 53 (17.43%) Analyst
3 44 (14.47%) .NET Developer
4 33 (10.86%) Software Developer
4 33 (10.86%) Programmer
5 26 (8.55%) Software Engineer
5 26 (8.55%) C# Developer
6 22 (7.24%) Applications Developer
7 20 (6.58%) Junior
7 20 (6.58%) Junior Developer
8 18 (5.92%) AWS Developer
9 17 (5.59%) Support Engineer
10 16 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
11 15 (4.93%) C# Programmer
12 13 (4.28%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.28%) Senior Analyst Developer
13 12 (3.95%) Junior .NET Developer
14 11 (3.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (73.36%) .NET
2 133 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 132 (43.42%) HTML
4 90 (29.61%) CSS
5 67 (22.04%) jQuery
6 40 (13.16%) XML
7 34 (11.18%) HTML5
8 32 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (8.88%) .NET Framework
11 25 (8.22%) Web Services
11 25 (8.22%) Ajax
11 25 (8.22%) LINQ
12 22 (7.24%) Razor View Engine
13 18 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 18 (5.92%) WinForms
14 17 (5.59%) J2EE
15 15 (4.93%) Middleware
15 15 (4.93%) Classic ASP
16 13 (4.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.57%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.93%) N-Tier
3 13 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.62%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.62%) Replication
6 9 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.30%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.30%) User Experience
7 7 (2.30%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.97%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.97%) Clustering
9 5 (1.64%) Kindle
9 5 (1.64%) SCADA
10 3 (0.99%) Wiki
11 2 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.66%) FMCG
11 2 (0.66%) LIMS
12 1 (0.33%) EPoS
12 1 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.29%) Windows
2 19 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (4.61%) Linux
4 13 (4.28%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.97%) UNIX
6 6 (1.97%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.64%) Android
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.37%) MVC
2 51 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (12.83%) TDD
4 38 (12.50%) OO
5 25 (8.22%) OOP
5 25 (8.22%) Software Engineering
6 23 (7.57%) Migration
6 23 (7.57%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (6.91%) Unit Testing
8 20 (6.58%) Mentoring
9 17 (5.59%) Project Management
9 17 (5.59%) ITIL
9 17 (5.59%) UML
10 13 (4.28%) SOA
10 13 (4.28%) Scrum
10 13 (4.28%) BPEL
11 11 (3.62%) CRM
11 11 (3.62%) Web Development
11 11 (3.62%) Data Analysis
12 10 (3.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 184 (60.53%) C#
2 173 (56.91%) SQL
3 115 (37.83%) JavaScript
4 72 (23.68%) VB6
5 71 (23.36%) VB.NET
6 54 (17.76%) Java
7 47 (15.46%) T-SQL
8 31 (10.20%) VBScript
9 25 (8.22%) C
10 24 (7.89%) VBA
11 22 (7.24%) PowerShell
12 21 (6.91%) C++
13 19 (6.25%) Delphi
14 18 (5.92%) PHP
15 15 (4.93%) COBOL
16 9 (2.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 7 (2.30%) VC++
18 6 (1.97%) Apple Swift
18 6 (1.97%) AppleScript
18 6 (1.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (22.04%) Degree
2 27 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.61%) MCSE
4 11 (3.62%) MCP
5 8 (2.63%) MCTS
6 6 (1.97%) CCNA
6 6 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.33%) MCSA
9 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) QA
2 7 (2.30%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.97%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.63%) XenApp
3 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.32%) Firmware
5 3 (0.99%) vSphere
5 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.95%) SCCM
2 10 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.66%) WSUS
3 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.66%) ZENworks
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 106 (34.87%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.83%) Oracle
3 17 (5.59%) Symantec
4 13 (4.28%) BEA
4 13 (4.28%) Micro Focus
5 12 (3.95%) Citrix
5 12 (3.95%) Cisco
6 11 (3.62%) SAP
7 9 (2.96%) Business Objects
7 9 (2.96%) NetApp
8 8 (2.63%) Altiris
8 8 (2.63%) EMC
9 7 (2.30%) VMware
10 6 (1.97%) HP
11 5 (1.64%) Embarcadero
11 5 (1.64%) Borland
11 5 (1.64%) Telerik
11 5 (1.64%) Wonderware
12 4 (1.32%) Cognos
13 3 (0.99%) Dell
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Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
i3 Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum £20-40k pa + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per day
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