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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 102 75 95
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB 174 237 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.25% 3.28% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 5.76% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 134 198 240
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 £25,000 £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
3981 4116 5284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.52% 56.96% 58.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3347 3684 4580
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -21 68 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Cambridgeshire -11 43 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Bedfordshire -9 30 £40,000 +14.28%
Norfolk +15 15 £37,500 +11.94% 3
Essex -32 15 £42,500 +14.09% 3
Suffolk 0 5 £27,500 -15.38% 2
East Anglia - 2 £27,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 266 (67.68%) .NET
2 235 (59.80%) C#
3 230 (58.52%) SQL
4 211 (53.69%) SQL Server
5 169 (43.00%) VB.NET
6 166 (42.24%) ASP.NET
7 141 (35.88%) Microsoft
8 91 (23.16%) VB6
9 89 (22.65%) HTML
10 88 (22.39%) Scrum
11 85 (21.63%) MVC
12 84 (21.37%) WCF
13 82 (20.87%) JavaScript
13 82 (20.87%) XML
13 82 (20.87%) Windows
14 76 (19.34%) Java
15 74 (18.83%) TDD
16 73 (18.58%) T-SQL
17 71 (18.07%) Oracle
18 69 (17.56%) CSS
19 68 (17.30%) Finance
20 66 (16.79%) NUnit
21 65 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
22 63 (16.03%) Visual Studio
22 63 (16.03%) VBScript
22 63 (16.03%) VBA
23 62 (15.78%) .NET Framework
23 62 (15.78%) Rhino Mocks
23 62 (15.78%) Web Application Development
24 56 (14.25%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (5.34%) IIS
3 21 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (2.29%) Documentum
5 9 (2.29%) Apache
6 8 (2.04%) Drupal
6 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.76%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.25%) Node.js
11 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 44 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.36%) 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%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.25%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.87%) Internet
2 6 (1.53%) LDAP
3 5 (1.27%) SAN
4 4 (1.02%) NAS
4 4 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.51%) Intranet
5 2 (0.51%) VoIP
5 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.51%) FTP
5 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) SNMP
6 1 (0.25%) WAN
6 1 (0.25%) LAN
6 1 (0.25%) MPLS
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (53.69%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (10.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (9.16%) Data Mining
5 35 (8.91%) Crystal Reports
6 33 (8.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (6.87%) Relational Database
9 26 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (4.83%) MySQL
12 9 (2.29%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.78%) MS Access
15 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.51%) DTS
17 1 (0.25%) SQLite
17 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 7
17 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
17 1 (0.25%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 66 (16.79%) NUnit
2 63 (16.03%) Visual Studio
3 62 (15.78%) Rhino Mocks
4 43 (10.94%) Moq
5 25 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (5.60%) MSTest
7 19 (4.83%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (3.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (2.80%) PowerBuilder
10 9 (2.29%) JIRA
11 8 (2.04%) Selenium
11 8 (2.04%) Subversion
12 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.02%) LabVIEW
14 2 (0.51%) MSI
15 1 (0.25%) Log4Net
15 1 (0.25%) RequisitePro
15 1 (0.25%) PVCS
15 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 68 (17.30%) Finance
2 49 (12.47%) Retail
3 25 (6.36%) Music Industry
4 16 (4.07%) Banking
5 14 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.54%) Marketing
7 9 (2.29%) Automotive
8 7 (1.78%) Law
9 6 (1.53%) Legal
10 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.76%) Electronics
11 3 (0.76%) Publishing
12 2 (0.51%) Billing
12 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 237 (60.31%) 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 24 (6.11%) Graduate
6 24 (6.11%) Graduate Developer
7 23 (5.85%) Junior
8 22 (5.60%) Junior Developer
9 21 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (5.34%) Consultant
10 20 (5.09%) Business Analyst
10 20 (5.09%) VB Developer
10 20 (5.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 19 (4.83%) Junior .NET Developer
11 19 (4.83%) Data Analyst
12 18 (4.58%) Software Engineer
12 18 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
13 16 (4.07%) Applications Support
14 15 (3.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (67.68%) .NET
2 166 (42.24%) ASP.NET
3 89 (22.65%) HTML
4 84 (21.37%) WCF
5 82 (20.87%) XML
6 69 (17.56%) CSS
7 65 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (15.78%) .NET Framework
9 54 (13.74%) Web Services
9 54 (13.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 52 (13.23%) Razor View Engine
11 45 (11.45%) NHibernate
11 45 (11.45%) WPF
12 37 (9.41%) Castle Windsor
13 31 (7.89%) XSLT
14 30 (7.63%) jQuery
14 30 (7.63%) WinForms
15 25 (6.36%) SOAP
16 21 (5.34%) Ajax
17 20 (5.09%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.72%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.83%) Tandem
3 18 (4.58%) Inversion of Control
4 15 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.05%) Data Conversion
6 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.53%) EPoS
8 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.27%) FMCG
8 5 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.02%) EFT
9 4 (1.02%) Replication
9 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.51%) VHDL
10 2 (0.51%) SCADA
10 2 (0.51%) e-Health
10 2 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.51%) Clustering
10 2 (0.51%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.87%) Windows
2 24 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (5.60%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.31%) UNIX
5 10 (2.54%) Linux
6 8 (2.04%) Android
7 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.39%) Scrum
2 85 (21.63%) MVC
3 74 (18.83%) TDD
4 62 (15.78%) Web Application Development
5 44 (11.20%) Kanban
6 41 (10.43%) Software Engineering
7 36 (9.16%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (6.62%) ITIL
9 25 (6.36%) MVVM
9 25 (6.36%) BDD
10 21 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (5.09%) Dependency Injection
11 20 (5.09%) Software Testing
11 20 (5.09%) ERP
12 19 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (4.33%) OO
13 17 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (4.07%) CRM
14 16 (4.07%) Integration Testing
15 15 (3.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (59.80%) C#
2 230 (58.52%) SQL
3 169 (43.00%) VB.NET
4 91 (23.16%) VB6
5 82 (20.87%) JavaScript
6 76 (19.34%) Java
7 73 (18.58%) T-SQL
8 63 (16.03%) VBScript
8 63 (16.03%) VBA
9 33 (8.40%) C++
10 32 (8.14%) PHP
10 32 (8.14%) PL/SQL
11 25 (6.36%) PowerShell
12 18 (4.58%) C
13 9 (2.29%) Perl
13 9 (2.29%) ABAP
13 9 (2.29%) Tcl
14 7 (1.78%) Delphi
15 6 (1.53%) XAML
16 5 (1.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 56 (14.25%) Degree
2 33 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.85%) MCTS
3 23 (5.85%) MCP
3 23 (5.85%) MCAD
3 23 (5.85%) MCSD
4 19 (4.83%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.54%) ISEB
7 9 (2.29%) ISTQB
8 8 (2.04%) MCSE
9 7 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.53%) MCITP
10 6 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.51%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.25%) HNC
12 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (4.58%) XenApp
2 16 (4.07%) XenDesktop
3 15 (3.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.02%) KVM
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.29%) OpenSSO
2 8 (2.04%) SCCM
2 8 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) Sysprep
3 2 (0.51%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 141 (35.88%) Microsoft
2 71 (18.07%) Oracle
3 25 (6.36%) 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 9 (2.29%) AppSense
9 9 (2.29%) Fujitsu
10 8 (2.04%) Perforce
10 8 (2.04%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.27%) VMware
12 4 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.02%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.02%) CommVault
12 4 (1.02%) Sun
13 2 (0.51%) CA
13 2 (0.51%) Adobe
13 2 (0.51%) Cisco
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Salary: to £35k
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: to £35k
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Hertfordshire
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Essex
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Suffolk
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Rickmansworth
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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