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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 139 104 81
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 134 178 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 2.32% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 4.51% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 123 139 199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
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
3817 3951 4063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.96% 51.42% 56.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 3326 3634
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 36 £42,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +5 26 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -55 25 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Suffolk +17 20 £57,500 +84.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 19 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Norfolk +1 8 £27,500 -26.66% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 181 (66.54%) .NET
2 169 (62.13%) SQL
3 153 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 138 (50.74%) C#
5 90 (33.09%) HTML
6 88 (32.35%) Windows
7 82 (30.15%) ASP.NET
8 76 (27.94%) Microsoft
9 71 (26.10%) JavaScript
10 69 (25.37%) VB.NET
11 57 (20.96%) CSS
12 53 (19.49%) MS Excel
13 51 (18.75%) XML
13 51 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (18.75%) VB6
14 47 (17.28%) Degree
15 44 (16.18%) VBScript
16 43 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (14.34%) jQuery
18 36 (13.24%) Finance
19 35 (12.87%) C
19 35 (12.87%) SDLC
20 33 (12.13%) VBA
21 32 (11.76%) Visual Studio
22 31 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 30 (11.03%) .NET Framework
23 30 (11.03%) MS Office
23 30 (11.03%) Client/Server
24 28 (10.29%) Java
24 28 (10.29%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.56%) IIS
2 24 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.04%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.21%) CMS
5 6 (2.21%) Documentum
6 5 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.47%) ArchestrA
7 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.10%) Confluence
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.74%) JBoss
9 2 (0.74%) Apache
9 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
10 1 (0.37%) Captiva
10 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.03%) MS Office
3 4 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.84%) CODA-Financials
3 3 (1.10%) assyst
3 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.10%) SunGard AvantGard
4 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.74%) AWD
5 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) SaaS
2 5 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.31%) DHCP
1 9 (3.31%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.57%) FTP
3 5 (1.84%) VPN
3 5 (1.84%) SSL
3 5 (1.84%) Firewall
4 4 (1.47%) Intranet
4 4 (1.47%) DNS
5 3 (1.10%) LAN
5 3 (1.10%) SMS
5 3 (1.10%) Wireless
5 3 (1.10%) Network Security
6 2 (0.74%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco ICM
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.74%) WAN
7 1 (0.37%) HTTP
7 1 (0.37%) CTI
7 1 (0.37%) ISDN
7 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (3.68%) QlikView
8 9 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.94%) MS Access
10 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.21%) FileMaker
10 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.84%) Firebird
11 5 (1.84%) MySQL
11 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 32 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.41%) PowerBuilder
2 12 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.68%) Selenium
5 7 (2.57%) JIRA
5 7 (2.57%) QARun
5 7 (2.57%) LabVIEW
5 7 (2.57%) WinRunner
6 6 (2.21%) Xcode
7 5 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.47%) Subversion
9 3 (1.10%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.37%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.37%) NUnit
10 1 (0.37%) MSI
General
1 36 (13.24%) Finance
2 10 (3.68%) Banking
3 9 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.94%) Electronics
5 7 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.57%) Billing
6 5 (1.84%) Marketing
7 3 (1.10%) Retail
7 3 (1.10%) Advertising
7 3 (1.10%) Automotive
7 3 (1.10%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Military
8 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 128 (47.06%) Developer
2 54 (19.85%) Analyst
3 35 (12.87%) Software Developer
4 32 (11.76%) Programmer
5 26 (9.56%) Software Engineer
6 23 (8.46%) Applications Developer
7 22 (8.09%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.62%) .NET Developer
9 16 (5.88%) Architect
10 15 (5.51%) C# Programmer
11 14 (5.15%) AWS Architect
11 14 (5.15%) C# Developer
12 12 (4.41%) Graduate
12 12 (4.41%) .NET Programmer
13 11 (4.04%) AWS Developer
13 11 (4.04%) Web Developer
13 11 (4.04%) Applications Support
13 11 (4.04%) Analyst Programmer
14 10 (3.68%) Junior Developer
14 10 (3.68%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (66.54%) .NET
2 90 (33.09%) HTML
3 82 (30.15%) ASP.NET
4 57 (20.96%) CSS
5 51 (18.75%) XML
6 39 (14.34%) jQuery
7 30 (11.03%) .NET Framework
8 22 (8.09%) HTML5
9 14 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (4.78%) ADO
11 10 (3.68%) Classic ASP
12 9 (3.31%) CSS3
13 8 (2.94%) LINQ
13 8 (2.94%) WPF
14 6 (2.21%) JSON
14 6 (2.21%) XSLT
14 6 (2.21%) Web Services
15 5 (1.84%) WCF
15 5 (1.84%) WinForms
15 5 (1.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.03%) Client/Server
3 17 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.25%) User Experience
4 16 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.78%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.57%) Replication
9 4 (1.47%) SCADA
9 4 (1.47%) Mechatronics
9 4 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.10%) FMCG
10 3 (1.10%) Kindle
10 3 (1.10%) Clustering
11 2 (0.74%) Data Conversion
11 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.37%) Wiki
12 1 (0.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 88 (32.35%) Windows
2 17 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 14 (5.15%) Linux
5 11 (4.04%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.94%) Windows 2000
7 8 (2.94%) UNIX
8 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.47%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.37%) Android
10 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.87%) SDLC
3 28 (10.29%) Data Analysis
4 26 (9.56%) Software Engineering
5 25 (9.19%) TDD
6 22 (8.09%) Migration
7 19 (6.99%) OO
7 19 (6.99%) Project Management
7 19 (6.99%) Waterfall
8 16 (5.88%) MVC
9 15 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.15%) CRM
10 14 (5.15%) ERP
10 14 (5.15%) ITIL
10 14 (5.15%) Time Management
11 13 (4.78%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (4.78%) Automated Testing
11 13 (4.78%) Document Management
12 11 (4.04%) Web Development
13 10 (3.68%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 169 (62.13%) SQL
2 138 (50.74%) C#
3 71 (26.10%) JavaScript
4 69 (25.37%) VB.NET
5 51 (18.75%) VB6
6 44 (16.18%) VBScript
7 35 (12.87%) C
8 33 (12.13%) VBA
9 28 (10.29%) Java
10 24 (8.82%) T-SQL
11 16 (5.88%) PowerShell
12 15 (5.51%) C++
13 9 (3.31%) PHP
13 9 (3.31%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 6 (2.21%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.21%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.21%) AppleScript
15 5 (1.84%) Perl
15 5 (1.84%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (17.28%) Degree
2 15 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.94%) MCP
4 7 (2.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.21%) MCSE
6 3 (1.10%) HND
7 2 (0.74%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.62%) QA
2 11 (4.04%) SLA
3 5 (1.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.10%) XenApp
4 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.74%) vSphere
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) SCCM
2 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.74%) WSUS
3 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 76 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.15%) Oracle
3 12 (4.41%) SAP
4 10 (3.68%) EMC
5 9 (3.31%) Cisco
5 9 (3.31%) OpenText
5 9 (3.31%) VMware
6 8 (2.94%) Kofax
6 8 (2.94%) CODA
6 8 (2.94%) Cognos
6 8 (2.94%) Citrix
7 6 (2.21%) HP
8 5 (1.84%) Borland
8 5 (1.84%) Embarcadero
8 5 (1.84%) NetApp
9 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.47%) Dell
9 4 (1.47%) Sun
9 4 (1.47%) Wonderware
10 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
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