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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 188 122 85
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -37
Permanent jobs citing VB 78 157 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 2.14% 3.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 4.00% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 63 96 181
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
3494 3928 3852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 49.74% 53.62% 56.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2942 3213 3260
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -16 35 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Cambridgeshire -11 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Norfolk +11 10 £25,000 -29.07%
Essex -23 10 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Bedfordshire -24 6 £45,000 +12.50%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 129 (72.47%) .NET
2 96 (53.93%) SQL
3 77 (43.26%) SQL Server
4 76 (42.70%) C#
5 54 (30.34%) HTML
5 54 (30.34%) Microsoft
6 53 (29.78%) Windows
7 46 (25.84%) ASP.NET
8 45 (25.28%) JavaScript
8 45 (25.28%) VB6
9 41 (23.03%) CSS
10 37 (20.79%) Finance
11 36 (20.22%) T-SQL
12 35 (19.66%) VB.NET
13 34 (19.10%) IIS
13 34 (19.10%) .NET Framework
14 31 (17.42%) Degree
15 27 (15.17%) Java
15 27 (15.17%) Software Engineering
16 26 (14.61%) Visual Studio
16 26 (14.61%) Linux
16 26 (14.61%) OO
16 26 (14.61%) Active Directory
16 26 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (14.61%) Windows Server
17 25 (14.04%) jQuery
17 25 (14.04%) SLA
18 24 (13.48%) MS Excel
18 24 (13.48%) XML
19 23 (12.92%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (19.10%) IIS
2 16 (8.99%) Apache
2 16 (8.99%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.30%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.81%) Documentum
6 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.25%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.69%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.56%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.18%) MS Office
3 8 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.93%) SNMP
3 6 (3.37%) LDAP
4 3 (1.69%) DHCP
4 3 (1.69%) Extranet
4 3 (1.69%) Internet
4 3 (1.69%) Intranet
4 3 (1.69%) LAN
4 3 (1.69%) VoIP
4 3 (1.69%) WAN
5 2 (1.12%) Firewall
5 2 (1.12%) VPN
5 2 (1.12%) Wireless
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.56%) FTP
6 1 (0.56%) ISDN
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) SSL
6 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (43.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.49%) MS Access
4 6 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.81%) MySQL
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) Firebird
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (14.61%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (6.74%) PowerBuilder
4 8 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.93%) Subversion
6 6 (3.37%) LabVIEW
7 4 (2.25%) JIRA
8 3 (1.69%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.12%) Selenium
10 1 (0.56%) Moq
10 1 (0.56%) NUnit
10 1 (0.56%) QARun
10 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.56%) WinRunner
General
1 37 (20.79%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.18%) Banking
4 10 (5.62%) Legal
5 6 (3.37%) Electronics
6 5 (2.81%) Back Office
7 4 (2.25%) Marketing
8 2 (1.12%) Billing
8 2 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (56.18%) Developer
2 39 (21.91%) .NET Developer
3 38 (21.35%) Analyst
3 38 (21.35%) Software Developer
4 21 (11.80%) .NET Software Developer
5 20 (11.24%) Systems Developer
5 20 (11.24%) VB Developer
6 19 (10.67%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.99%) C# Developer
8 14 (7.87%) Technical Support
9 13 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.74%) Consultant
10 12 (6.74%) Programmer
10 12 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (6.74%) Technical Support Analyst
11 11 (6.18%) Architect
11 11 (6.18%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (5.62%) Software Consultant
13 9 (5.06%) J2EE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (72.47%) .NET
2 54 (30.34%) HTML
3 46 (25.84%) ASP.NET
4 41 (23.03%) CSS
5 34 (19.10%) .NET Framework
6 25 (14.04%) jQuery
7 24 (13.48%) XML
8 20 (11.24%) Classic ASP
9 15 (8.43%) Ajax
10 12 (6.74%) Middleware
11 11 (6.18%) J2EE
12 10 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (5.62%) CSS3
12 10 (5.62%) HTML5
12 10 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (5.62%) WCF
12 10 (5.62%) Web Services
13 9 (5.06%) ADO
13 9 (5.06%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (5.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.99%) Client/Server
2 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.49%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (2.81%) Verilog
5 5 (2.81%) VHDL
6 3 (1.69%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) IVR
8 1 (0.56%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.56%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.78%) Windows
2 26 (14.61%) Linux
2 26 (14.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.99%) Unix
5 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.62%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.37%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.12%) SUSE
10 2 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.17%) Software Engineering
2 26 (14.61%) OO
3 23 (12.92%) MVC
4 19 (10.67%) ITIL
4 19 (10.67%) SDLC
5 14 (7.87%) Data Analysis
5 14 (7.87%) Software Testing
5 14 (7.87%) Time Management
5 14 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (7.30%) ITIL V3
6 13 (7.30%) Web Development
7 12 (6.74%) Project Management
7 12 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.74%) Test Scripting
7 12 (6.74%) Workflow
8 11 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.18%) Document Management
8 11 (6.18%) Presales
9 10 (5.62%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (5.62%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 96 (53.93%) SQL
2 76 (42.70%) C#
3 45 (25.28%) JavaScript
3 45 (25.28%) VB6
4 36 (20.22%) T-SQL
5 35 (19.66%) VB.NET
6 27 (15.17%) Java
7 18 (10.11%) VBScript
8 12 (6.74%) C++
8 12 (6.74%) PL/SQL
9 11 (6.18%) C
9 11 (6.18%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.06%) VBA
11 4 (2.25%) Python
12 3 (1.69%) KiXtart
12 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.12%) PHP
14 1 (0.56%) Delphi
14 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (17.42%) Degree
2 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.25%) MCP
5 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.04%) SLA
2 4 (2.25%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (5.06%) SCCM
2 3 (1.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.67%) Oracle
3 18 (10.11%) VMware
4 13 (7.30%) IBM
5 10 (5.62%) EMC
6 9 (5.06%) SAP
7 8 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.37%) Cisco
8 6 (3.37%) Perforce
9 4 (2.25%) Symantec
10 3 (1.69%) Kofax
11 2 (1.12%) Citrix
11 2 (1.12%) NetApp
11 2 (1.12%) Northgate
12 1 (0.56%) Borland
12 1 (0.56%) Embarcadero
12 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.56%) Sophos
12 1 (0.56%) Sun
12 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £15,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Churchill Frank International
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + OTE
Posted: 24 days ago