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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 125 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 144 228 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.87% 2.80% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 5.11% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 124 197 206
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
4061 4460 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.62% 54.78% 57.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3809 3985
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -53 35 £33,250 -16.87% 6
Essex +7 33 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Suffolk +24 30 £27,500 -21.42%
Bedfordshire -3 21 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -19 18 £35,500 -11.25% 4
Norfolk -5 7 £25,000 -33.33%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 207 (69.70%) .NET
2 182 (61.28%) SQL Server
3 180 (60.61%) SQL
4 162 (54.55%) C#
5 114 (38.38%) HTML
6 104 (35.02%) ASP.NET
7 103 (34.68%) Microsoft
8 93 (31.31%) JavaScript
9 87 (29.29%) Windows
10 75 (25.25%) VB.NET
11 72 (24.24%) CSS
12 64 (21.55%) MS Excel
13 63 (21.21%) Degree
14 54 (18.18%) VB6
15 53 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
16 52 (17.51%) jQuery
17 46 (15.49%) XML
18 38 (12.79%) T-SQL
18 38 (12.79%) Java
18 38 (12.79%) Finance
18 38 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
19 37 (12.46%) MVC
20 36 (12.12%) VBScript
21 35 (11.78%) Visual Studio
21 35 (11.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 33 (11.11%) TDD
22 33 (11.11%) SDLC
23 32 (10.77%) MS Office
24 31 (10.44%) OO
24 31 (10.44%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (6.73%) IIS
1 20 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.03%) JBoss
5 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.36%) Tuxedo
6 7 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (2.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (2.36%) AquaLogic
7 6 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.02%) CMS
7 6 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.68%) ArchestrA
9 3 (1.01%) Documentum
10 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 64 (21.55%) MS Excel
2 32 (10.77%) MS Office
3 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) MS Project
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) assyst
2 5 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.68%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.68%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (1.68%) CODA-Financials
3 3 (1.01%) SunGard AvantGard
4 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.67%) AWD
5 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) SaaS
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.70%) DHCP
2 9 (3.03%) DNS
2 9 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.36%) Firewall
4 6 (2.02%) VPN
4 6 (2.02%) FTP
5 5 (1.68%) SSL
5 5 (1.68%) WAN
6 4 (1.35%) LAN
6 4 (1.35%) Intranet
7 3 (1.01%) Internet
7 3 (1.01%) SMS
8 2 (0.67%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.34%) Profibus
9 1 (0.34%) Network Security
9 1 (0.34%) SAN
9 1 (0.34%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (61.28%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (11.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 13 (4.38%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (3.37%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.69%) MS Access
10 8 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.36%) QlikView
11 7 (2.36%) MySQL
11 7 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.02%) Firebird
12 6 (2.02%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 35 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (2.36%) Xcode
6 6 (2.02%) Subversion
7 5 (1.68%) JIRA
7 5 (1.68%) Selenium
7 5 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.01%) WinRunner
8 3 (1.01%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.01%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.01%) QARun
9 2 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.34%) MSI
10 1 (0.34%) NUnit
General
1 38 (12.79%) Finance
2 12 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.02%) Automotive
4 5 (1.68%) Marketing
5 4 (1.35%) Retail
5 4 (1.35%) Electronics
6 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) Law
6 3 (1.01%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 2 (0.67%) Military
7 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 167 (56.23%) Developer
2 60 (20.20%) Analyst
3 32 (10.77%) Software Developer
4 30 (10.10%) Programmer
5 28 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 24 (8.08%) C# Developer
7 23 (7.74%) Applications Developer
8 20 (6.73%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.39%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.05%) Support Analyst
10 15 (5.05%) C# Programmer
10 15 (5.05%) AWS Developer
11 14 (4.71%) Analyst Developer
12 13 (4.38%) Web Developer
13 12 (4.04%) Applications Support
13 12 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (3.37%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.37%) Administrator
14 10 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 10 (3.37%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (69.70%) .NET
2 114 (38.38%) HTML
3 104 (35.02%) ASP.NET
4 72 (24.24%) CSS
5 52 (17.51%) jQuery
6 46 (15.49%) XML
7 31 (10.44%) HTML5
8 30 (10.10%) .NET Framework
9 19 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (4.71%) Web Services
12 11 (3.70%) J2EE
12 11 (3.70%) LINQ
13 10 (3.37%) CSS3
13 10 (3.37%) Middleware
13 10 (3.37%) Ajax
14 9 (3.03%) WPF
14 9 (3.03%) Classic ASP
15 8 (2.69%) WinForms
15 8 (2.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.40%) Client/Server
4 15 (5.05%) N-Tier
5 14 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.71%) User Experience
6 12 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.04%) Mathematics
7 11 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.69%) Replication
9 5 (1.68%) Clustering
9 5 (1.68%) SCADA
9 5 (1.68%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.68%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.01%) FMCG
10 3 (1.01%) Kindle
10 3 (1.01%) Wiki
11 2 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.67%) LIMS
11 2 (0.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 87 (29.29%) Windows
2 19 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.37%) Linux
4 10 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.36%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.68%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.35%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.67%) UNIX
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (12.46%) MVC
3 33 (11.11%) TDD
3 33 (11.11%) SDLC
4 31 (10.44%) OO
5 21 (7.07%) Migration
5 21 (7.07%) Data Analysis
6 20 (6.73%) Software Engineering
7 19 (6.40%) Project Management
8 17 (5.72%) CRM
8 17 (5.72%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (5.39%) ITIL
10 14 (4.71%) UML
10 14 (4.71%) ERP
10 14 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 14 (4.71%) Waterfall
11 13 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.38%) Scrum
12 12 (4.04%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (60.61%) SQL
2 162 (54.55%) C#
3 93 (31.31%) JavaScript
4 75 (25.25%) VB.NET
5 54 (18.18%) VB6
6 38 (12.79%) Java
6 38 (12.79%) T-SQL
7 36 (12.12%) VBScript
8 30 (10.10%) VBA
9 29 (9.76%) C
10 21 (7.07%) PowerShell
11 16 (5.39%) PHP
12 13 (4.38%) Delphi
13 11 (3.70%) C++
14 9 (3.03%) COBOL
15 8 (2.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 7 (2.36%) Apple Swift
16 7 (2.36%) Objective-C
16 7 (2.36%) AppleScript
17 4 (1.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 63 (21.21%) Degree
2 25 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.71%) MCSE
4 12 (4.04%) MCP
5 6 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.02%) CCNA
5 6 (2.02%) MCTS
6 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.01%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.71%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.36%) XenApp
3 3 (1.01%) vSphere
3 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.38%) SCCM
2 8 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.67%) ZENworks
3 2 (0.67%) WSUS
3 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 103 (34.68%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.09%) Oracle
3 15 (5.05%) SAP
4 13 (4.38%) Symantec
5 12 (4.04%) Cisco
6 11 (3.70%) Citrix
7 10 (3.37%) EMC
8 9 (3.03%) Cognos
8 9 (3.03%) VMware
9 8 (2.69%) Business Objects
9 8 (2.69%) NetApp
10 7 (2.36%) BEA
10 7 (2.36%) CODA
10 7 (2.36%) HP
10 7 (2.36%) Micro Focus
11 6 (2.02%) Borland
11 6 (2.02%) Embarcadero
12 5 (1.68%) OpenText
12 5 (1.68%) Telerik
12 5 (1.68%) Altiris
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £16k - 20k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Highams
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Peterborough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago