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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 137 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 140 226 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 3.18% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 5.66% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 102 194 248
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 £22,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £42,500 £52,500
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
3927 3993 5461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.19% 56.17% 59.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3270 3566 4798
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 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 30 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 -31 47 £45,000 +21.62% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 32 £40,000 - 7
Bedfordshire -24 25 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Essex -30 19 £40,500 +15.71% 3
Norfolk +9 13 £24,750 -38.12%
Suffolk -5 5 £22,500 -25.00% 3
East Anglia - 2 £27,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 257 (68.17%) .NET
2 229 (60.74%) C#
3 216 (57.29%) SQL
4 202 (53.58%) SQL Server
5 165 (43.77%) VB.NET
6 162 (42.97%) ASP.NET
7 151 (40.05%) Microsoft
8 119 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (22.02%) HTML
10 82 (21.75%) XML
10 82 (21.75%) MVC
11 81 (21.49%) Scrum
11 81 (21.49%) VB6
12 79 (20.95%) WCF
12 79 (20.95%) Windows
13 78 (20.69%) Java
14 76 (20.16%) JavaScript
15 72 (19.10%) Finance
16 70 (18.57%) CSS
17 69 (18.30%) TDD
18 68 (18.04%) T-SQL
19 67 (17.77%) Visual Studio
20 66 (17.51%) Oracle
21 60 (15.92%) Web Services
21 60 (15.92%) NUnit
21 60 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
22 58 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
23 57 (15.12%) .NET Framework
24 56 (14.85%) Rhino Mocks
24 56 (14.85%) Web Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 24 (6.37%) CMS
2 22 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.04%) IIS
4 16 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.39%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.86%) Drupal
7 7 (1.86%) Apache
8 6 (1.59%) Documentum
8 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.06%) Tuxedo
9 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.06%) AquaLogic
10 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.53%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 37 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) assyst
2 2 (0.53%) Magento
2 2 (0.53%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.84%) Internet
2 6 (1.59%) LDAP
3 3 (0.80%) NAS
3 3 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (0.80%) SAN
4 2 (0.53%) Intranet
4 2 (0.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.53%) FTP
4 2 (0.53%) SNMP
4 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) VoIP
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (53.58%) SQL Server
2 58 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (9.81%) Crystal Reports
4 36 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (9.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (9.02%) Data Mining
7 27 (7.16%) Relational Database
8 21 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (4.51%) MySQL
11 13 (3.45%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.06%) MS Access
15 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 7
15 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.27%) Firebird
15 1 (0.27%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 67 (17.77%) Visual Studio
2 60 (15.92%) NUnit
3 56 (14.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 38 (10.08%) Moq
5 27 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (4.77%) MSTest
7 16 (4.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (4.24%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (2.65%) PowerBuilder
9 9 (2.39%) JIRA
10 8 (2.12%) Selenium
10 8 (2.12%) Subversion
11 6 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.59%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.06%) LabVIEW
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.80%) MSI
14 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
14 1 (0.27%) PVCS
14 1 (0.27%) Log4Net
General
1 72 (19.10%) Finance
2 47 (12.47%) Retail
3 24 (6.37%) Music Industry
4 16 (4.24%) Banking
5 14 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.45%) Automotive
7 8 (2.12%) Marketing
8 7 (1.86%) Legal
9 6 (1.59%) Law
10 5 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 2 (0.53%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Electronics
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 235 (62.33%) Developer
2 114 (30.24%) .NET Developer
3 76 (20.16%) Analyst
4 54 (14.32%) Software Developer
5 29 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 27 (7.16%) Junior
7 24 (6.37%) Business Analyst
7 24 (6.37%) Junior Developer
8 22 (5.84%) Graduate
9 21 (5.57%) Software Engineer
9 21 (5.57%) Graduate Developer
10 20 (5.31%) Consultant
10 20 (5.31%) VB Developer
11 18 (4.77%) C# Developer
11 18 (4.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (4.77%) Systems Analyst
12 16 (4.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 15 (3.98%) Junior .NET Developer
13 15 (3.98%) Business Systems Analyst
13 15 (3.98%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (68.17%) .NET
2 162 (42.97%) ASP.NET
3 83 (22.02%) HTML
4 82 (21.75%) XML
5 79 (20.95%) WCF
6 70 (18.57%) CSS
7 60 (15.92%) Web Services
7 60 (15.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 57 (15.12%) .NET Framework
9 46 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 43 (11.41%) Razor View Engine
10 43 (11.41%) NHibernate
11 42 (11.14%) WPF
12 32 (8.49%) Castle Windsor
13 29 (7.69%) XSLT
14 27 (7.16%) jQuery
15 26 (6.90%) WinForms
16 24 (6.37%) SOAP
17 21 (5.57%) Ajax
18 20 (5.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.47%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.77%) Tandem
4 17 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.71%) Data Conversion
5 14 (3.71%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (2.39%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.59%) EPoS
9 5 (1.33%) FMCG
10 4 (1.06%) EFT
10 4 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.06%) e-Health
10 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.80%) User Experience
11 3 (0.80%) Replication
12 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.27%) CMDB
13 1 (0.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 79 (20.95%) Windows
2 27 (7.16%) Windows 7
3 21 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (3.18%) Android
6 11 (2.92%) UNIX
7 8 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.86%) Linux
9 5 (1.33%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (21.75%) MVC
3 81 (21.49%) Scrum
4 69 (18.30%) TDD
5 56 (14.85%) Web Application Development
6 42 (11.14%) Software Engineering
7 39 (10.34%) Kanban
8 24 (6.37%) BDD
9 23 (6.10%) ITIL
10 21 (5.57%) MVVM
11 20 (5.31%) OO
11 20 (5.31%) Mentoring
12 19 (5.04%) ERP
13 18 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (4.51%) Dependency Injection
14 17 (4.51%) Software Testing
15 16 (4.24%) Project Management
16 15 (3.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 229 (60.74%) C#
2 216 (57.29%) SQL
3 165 (43.77%) VB.NET
4 81 (21.49%) VB6
5 78 (20.69%) Java
6 76 (20.16%) JavaScript
7 68 (18.04%) T-SQL
8 56 (14.85%) VBScript
8 56 (14.85%) VBA
9 37 (9.81%) C++
10 28 (7.43%) PL/SQL
10 28 (7.43%) PowerShell
11 27 (7.16%) PHP
12 16 (4.24%) C
13 12 (3.18%) Delphi
14 7 (1.86%) Perl
14 7 (1.86%) Tcl
15 6 (1.59%) XAML
15 6 (1.59%) ABAP
16 5 (1.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 50 (13.26%) Degree
2 32 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (5.57%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.04%) MCTS
4 19 (5.04%) MCP
4 19 (5.04%) MCAD
4 19 (5.04%) MCSD
5 13 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.92%) MCSE
7 10 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (2.39%) MCITP
8 9 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (2.12%) ISEB
9 8 (2.12%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.12%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (5.31%) XenDesktop
2 17 (4.51%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.24%) XenApp
4 13 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.80%) KVM
6 2 (0.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.18%) SCCM
2 7 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.86%) OpenSSO
3 4 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.53%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.53%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.53%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 151 (40.05%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.51%) Oracle
3 26 (6.90%) Citrix
4 21 (5.57%) Business Objects
5 14 (3.71%) SAP
6 10 (2.65%) HP
7 9 (2.39%) NetApp
7 9 (2.39%) AppSense
7 9 (2.39%) Fujitsu
8 8 (2.12%) DevExpress
8 8 (2.12%) Perforce
9 6 (1.59%) EMC
10 4 (1.06%) JBoss
10 4 (1.06%) CA
10 4 (1.06%) BEA
10 4 (1.06%) Micro Focus
10 4 (1.06%) NetQoS
11 3 (0.80%) WatchGuard
11 3 (0.80%) Sun
11 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 4 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Cobham
Salary: Attractive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughton, Essex
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum With Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 15 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Easy Software
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 26 days ago