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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 120 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 158 226 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.19% 3.19% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 5.62% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 95 193 207
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 4023 4726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.77% 56.80% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3190 3375 4141
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -30 48 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Cambridgeshire -39 38 £40,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +14 32 £40,000 - 2
Essex -8 26 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Norfolk +2 16 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Suffolk 0 5 £28,000 -9.67% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 212 (73.36%) .NET
2 168 (58.13%) C#
3 158 (54.67%) SQL Server
4 145 (50.17%) SQL
5 134 (46.37%) ASP.NET
6 118 (40.83%) Microsoft
7 102 (35.29%) HTML
8 99 (34.26%) JavaScript
9 86 (29.76%) MVC
10 85 (29.41%) VB.NET
11 78 (26.99%) CSS
11 78 (26.99%) VB6
12 66 (22.84%) Windows
13 65 (22.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 63 (21.80%) Java
15 58 (20.07%) T-SQL
16 56 (19.38%) Degree
17 55 (19.03%) Oracle
18 53 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
19 47 (16.26%) jQuery
20 44 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
20 44 (15.22%) Web Services
21 40 (13.84%) XML
21 40 (13.84%) Finance
22 35 (12.11%) MS Excel
23 32 (11.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 31 (10.73%) Oracle Database
24 31 (10.73%) Crystal Reports
24 31 (10.73%) Visual Studio
25 29 (10.03%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 25 (8.65%) JBoss
2 23 (7.96%) Tuxedo
2 23 (7.96%) AquaLogic
2 23 (7.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 23 (7.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (7.96%) IIS
3 13 (4.50%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.35%) DNN
8 1 (0.35%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 35 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.04%) MS Project
3 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) assyst
1 4 (1.38%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.77%) DHCP
1 8 (2.77%) DNS
2 6 (2.08%) Internet
3 5 (1.73%) 3G
3 5 (1.73%) Firewall
3 5 (1.73%) 2G
3 5 (1.73%) LTE
3 5 (1.73%) 4G
3 5 (1.73%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.04%) SNMP
4 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.04%) WAN
5 2 (0.69%) LAN
5 2 (0.69%) VPN
5 2 (0.69%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.35%) Profibus
6 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (54.67%) SQL Server
2 65 (22.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (11.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (10.73%) Oracle Database
4 31 (10.73%) Crystal Reports
5 29 (10.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (9.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (8.65%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (5.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.46%) MS Access
12 9 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (2.08%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (1.38%) DTS
15 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
16 3 (1.04%) MySQL
16 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 2 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 31 (10.73%) Visual Studio
2 26 (9.00%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (4.84%) NUnit
3 14 (4.84%) Moq
4 13 (4.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (4.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.38%) Subversion
7 4 (1.38%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.38%) Android Studio
8 3 (1.04%) QARun
8 3 (1.04%) Selenium
8 3 (1.04%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.69%) MSI
9 2 (0.69%) Toad
9 2 (0.69%) JUnit
10 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.35%) NCrunch
10 1 (0.35%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (13.84%) Finance
2 16 (5.54%) Retail
3 13 (4.50%) Music Industry
4 8 (2.77%) Automotive
5 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.42%) Marketing
6 5 (1.73%) Games
7 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.69%) Front Office
8 2 (0.69%) Law
8 2 (0.69%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (63.32%) Developer
2 61 (21.11%) .NET Developer
3 60 (20.76%) Analyst
4 32 (11.07%) Junior
5 28 (9.69%) Senior Developer
6 26 (9.00%) Junior Developer
7 25 (8.65%) Analyst Developer
8 24 (8.30%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (7.96%) Senior Analyst Developer
10 20 (6.92%) C# Developer
10 20 (6.92%) Software Engineer
10 20 (6.92%) Software Developer
11 16 (5.54%) Support Engineer
12 15 (5.19%) Programmer
13 12 (4.15%) Junior .NET Developer
14 11 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.46%) Applications Support
16 8 (2.77%) VB.NET Developer
17 7 (2.42%) SQL Developer
17 7 (2.42%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (73.36%) .NET
2 134 (46.37%) ASP.NET
3 102 (35.29%) HTML
4 78 (26.99%) CSS
5 47 (16.26%) jQuery
6 44 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (15.22%) Web Services
7 40 (13.84%) XML
8 28 (9.69%) WinForms
9 26 (9.00%) HTML5
9 26 (9.00%) LINQ
9 26 (9.00%) WCF
10 25 (8.65%) Oracle Fusion
10 25 (8.65%) Middleware
10 25 (8.65%) Razor View Engine
11 24 (8.30%) Ajax
12 23 (7.96%) Hibernate
12 23 (7.96%) .NET Framework
12 23 (7.96%) JPA
12 23 (7.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.34%) N-Tier
2 22 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.42%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.42%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.08%) Kindle
7 5 (1.73%) Replication
8 4 (1.38%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.38%) e-Health
8 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.04%) Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) EPoS
10 2 (0.69%) EFT
10 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Wiki
11 1 (0.35%) NHS
11 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 66 (22.84%) Windows
2 14 (4.84%) Android
3 13 (4.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.46%) Linux
5 10 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.46%) UNIX
6 7 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.73%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.73%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.38%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.76%) MVC
2 53 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (10.03%) OO
4 28 (9.69%) Mentoring
5 26 (9.00%) TDD
6 24 (8.30%) OOP
7 23 (7.96%) UML
7 23 (7.96%) SOA
7 23 (7.96%) BPEL
7 23 (7.96%) Software Engineering
8 22 (7.61%) Scrum
9 20 (6.92%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (4.84%) ITIL
12 13 (4.50%) Kanban
12 13 (4.50%) BDD
12 13 (4.50%) Web Application Development
13 12 (4.15%) Migration
14 11 (3.81%) ERP
14 11 (3.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (58.13%) C#
2 145 (50.17%) SQL
3 99 (34.26%) JavaScript
4 85 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 78 (26.99%) VB6
6 63 (21.80%) Java
7 58 (20.07%) T-SQL
8 29 (10.03%) VBA
8 29 (10.03%) Delphi
9 27 (9.34%) C++
10 25 (8.65%) COBOL
11 24 (8.30%) VBScript
12 20 (6.92%) PowerShell
13 14 (4.84%) PHP
14 7 (2.42%) VC++
15 6 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 5 (1.73%) C
17 4 (1.38%) Perl
18 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
19 2 (0.69%) RPG
Qualifications
1 56 (19.38%) Degree
2 23 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.88%) MCSE
4 8 (2.77%) MCP
4 8 (2.77%) MCTS
5 6 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.73%) MCITP
6 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.73%) CCNA
7 4 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.04%) VCP4
9 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.35%) MCSA
9 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.81%) QA
2 6 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (2.42%) XenApp
2 7 (2.42%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.38%) Firmware
4 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.69%) vSphere
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (4.84%) SCCM
2 10 (3.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.38%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.04%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.69%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.35%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 118 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 55 (19.03%) Oracle
3 23 (7.96%) BEA
3 23 (7.96%) Micro Focus
4 16 (5.54%) Symantec
5 12 (4.15%) Citrix
6 8 (2.77%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.77%) Altiris
7 5 (1.73%) NetApp
7 5 (1.73%) Cisco
7 5 (1.73%) CA
8 4 (1.38%) EMC
8 4 (1.38%) SAP
8 4 (1.38%) VMware
8 4 (1.38%) NetQoS
9 3 (1.04%) Telerik
9 3 (1.04%) Cognos
10 2 (0.69%) HP
10 2 (0.69%) Novell
10 2 (0.69%) Pegasus
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Computer People
Salary: Upwards of £45k + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Diss, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Micro IT Global Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amsys
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago