The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 173 139 116
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 1807 2076 2610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.69% 2.11% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 3.97% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1799 2294
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54311 52273 59262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.88% 53.15% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46000 45419 52387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in England

VB
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the England region.

VB Salary Trend in England

VB
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in England

VB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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
London -25 555 £49,250 +9.44% 41
South East -46 360 £37,500 -2.59% 42
Yorkshire -26 199 £35,000 +7.69% 23
West Midlands -2 169 £35,000 - 28
North West -32 157 £32,500 -4.41% 19
East of England -52 147 £40,000 +14.28% 21
South West -41 100 £35,000 - 24
East Midlands -12 94 £35,000 +12.90% 8
North East +16 37 £34,000 +4.61% 4
South Coast - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2513 (65.14%) .NET
2 2147 (55.65%) SQL
3 2127 (55.13%) C#
4 1949 (50.52%) SQL Server
5 1359 (35.23%) ASP.NET
6 1259 (32.63%) VB.NET
7 1235 (32.01%) Microsoft
8 1073 (27.81%) Windows
9 1026 (26.59%) HTML
10 1002 (25.97%) JavaScript
11 896 (23.22%) Finance
12 893 (23.15%) VB6
13 797 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
14 753 (19.52%) XML
15 711 (18.43%) CSS
16 709 (18.38%) MS Excel
17 708 (18.35%) Java
18 697 (18.07%) Degree
19 682 (17.68%) VBScript
20 622 (16.12%) MVC
21 610 (15.81%) Oracle
22 561 (14.54%) T-SQL
23 476 (12.34%) Visual Studio
24 473 (12.26%) WCF
25 464 (12.03%) Web Services
26 444 (11.51%) C++
27 431 (11.17%) .NET Framework
28 397 (10.29%) Computer Science
29 387 (10.03%) Scrum
30 384 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 296 (7.67%) SharePoint
2 293 (7.59%) IIS
3 104 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 80 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 77 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 70 (1.81%) CMS
7 59 (1.53%) Node.js
8 47 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 45 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 41 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
10 41 (1.06%) SAS
11 40 (1.04%) Apache
12 37 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 35 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
14 33 (0.86%) Lync
15 28 (0.73%) FileNet
16 22 (0.57%) WordPress
16 22 (0.57%) Tomcat
17 21 (0.54%) MODX
Applications
1 709 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 261 (6.77%) MS Office
3 46 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (0.49%) SPSS
7 8 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
9 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.10%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.078%) MS Project
12 2 (0.052%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.052%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.026%) Simulink
13 1 (0.026%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.026%) InDesign
13 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (0.98%) HFM
2 25 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
3 24 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.29%) assyst
6 8 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
6 8 (0.21%) Maximo
7 7 (0.18%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.13%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.13%) Magento
9 4 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.10%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.078%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.078%) e-Work
10 3 (0.078%) Line 500
10 3 (0.078%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.052%) Eikon
11 2 (0.052%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.052%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (0.86%) SaaS
2 28 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (0.57%) Office 365
5 16 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.078%) Trello
7 2 (0.052%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.052%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.052%) GitHub
7 2 (0.052%) Heroku
8 1 (0.026%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 184 (4.77%) Internet
2 84 (2.18%) DNS
3 74 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.56%) Firewall
5 58 (1.50%) Intranet
6 53 (1.37%) SAN
7 41 (1.06%) DHCP
7 41 (1.06%) WAN
8 40 (1.04%) Extranet
9 34 (0.88%) LAN
10 30 (0.78%) Wireless
11 29 (0.75%) VPN
12 28 (0.73%) LDAP
13 25 (0.65%) FTP
14 24 (0.62%) NetScaler
15 16 (0.41%) VoIP
16 15 (0.39%) HTTP
16 15 (0.39%) NAS
17 13 (0.34%) Ethernet
18 12 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1949 (50.52%) SQL Server
2 384 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 367 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 359 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 231 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 219 (5.68%) Relational Database
7 216 (5.60%) Crystal Reports
8 183 (4.74%) MS Access
9 175 (4.54%) MySQL
10 165 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 125 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 96 (2.49%) Oracle Database
13 94 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
14 86 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
15 72 (1.87%) Data Mining
16 64 (1.66%) QlikView
17 61 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
18 50 (1.30%) DTS
19 49 (1.27%) NoSQL
20 36 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 476 (12.34%) Visual Studio
2 240 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 203 (5.26%) NUnit
4 160 (4.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 155 (4.02%) Subversion
6 127 (3.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 113 (2.93%) MSI
8 104 (2.70%) Selenium
9 102 (2.64%) Moq
10 90 (2.33%) Git (software)
11 86 (2.23%) MSTest
12 69 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 63 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 49 (1.27%) JIRA
15 42 (1.09%) InstallShield
16 41 (1.06%) Maven
17 38 (0.98%) MSBuild
18 29 (0.75%) AdminStudio
19 26 (0.67%) WebDriver
20 25 (0.65%) TestComplete
General
1 896 (23.22%) Finance
2 161 (4.17%) Banking
3 160 (4.15%) Retail
4 126 (3.27%) Marketing
5 90 (2.33%) Law
6 84 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 76 (1.97%) Games
8 68 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 62 (1.61%) Legal
10 51 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 44 (1.14%) Advertising
12 42 (1.09%) Investment Banking
13 37 (0.96%) Publishing
14 32 (0.83%) Front Office
14 32 (0.83%) Back Office
15 26 (0.67%) Music Industry
16 24 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.57%) Aerospace
17 22 (0.57%) Billing
18 21 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2100 (54.43%) Developer
2 912 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 707 (18.33%) Analyst
4 397 (10.29%) Software Developer
5 289 (7.49%) C# Developer
6 229 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 220 (5.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 218 (5.65%) Applications Support
9 189 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 184 (4.77%) Support Analyst
11 182 (4.72%) Junior
12 180 (4.67%) Web Developer
13 162 (4.20%) Junior Developer
14 151 (3.91%) Consultant
15 147 (3.81%) VB Developer
16 144 (3.73%) Graduate
17 143 (3.71%) Software Engineer
18 142 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
19 105 (2.72%) Graduate Developer
20 101 (2.62%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2513 (65.14%) .NET
2 1359 (35.23%) ASP.NET
3 1026 (26.59%) HTML
4 753 (19.52%) XML
5 711 (18.43%) CSS
6 473 (12.26%) WCF
7 464 (12.03%) Web Services
8 431 (11.17%) .NET Framework
9 383 (9.93%) jQuery
10 322 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 283 (7.34%) WPF
12 259 (6.71%) WinForms
13 258 (6.69%) Ajax
14 202 (5.24%) SOAP
15 191 (4.95%) HTML5
16 177 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 176 (4.56%) LINQ
18 174 (4.51%) Classic ASP
19 162 (4.20%) XSLT
20 139 (3.60%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 397 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 359 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 106 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 103 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 80 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
7 77 (2.00%) N-Tier
8 72 (1.87%) Client/Server
9 57 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (1.40%) Replication
11 51 (1.32%) Clustering
12 44 (1.14%) User Experience
13 33 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 30 (0.78%) iPhone
14 30 (0.78%) Tandem
15 29 (0.75%) Statistics
15 29 (0.75%) Open Source
16 28 (0.73%) Physics
17 27 (0.70%) Blog
18 23 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1073 (27.81%) Windows
2 236 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 236 (6.12%) UNIX
3 216 (5.60%) Linux
4 199 (5.16%) Windows 7
5 136 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 134 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 91 (2.36%) Android
8 75 (1.94%) Windows 8
9 64 (1.66%) Windows XP
10 56 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 28 (0.73%) Solaris
12 19 (0.49%) HPUX
13 12 (0.31%) Windows CE
14 11 (0.29%) Windows Vista
14 11 (0.29%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.21%) Debian
15 8 (0.21%) AIX
15 8 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 797 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
2 622 (16.12%) MVC
3 387 (10.03%) Scrum
4 353 (9.15%) TDD
5 351 (9.10%) OO
6 296 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
7 284 (7.36%) Software Engineering
8 273 (7.08%) Web Application Development
9 224 (5.81%) Web Development
10 219 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 212 (5.50%) ITIL
12 203 (5.26%) Project Management
13 184 (4.77%) OOP
14 171 (4.43%) Unit Testing
15 145 (3.76%) Migration
16 144 (3.73%) Kanban
17 130 (3.37%) CRM
18 129 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
19 128 (3.32%) Release Management
20 118 (3.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2147 (55.65%) SQL
2 2127 (55.13%) C#
3 1259 (32.63%) VB.NET
4 1002 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 893 (23.15%) VB6
6 708 (18.35%) Java
7 682 (17.68%) VBScript
8 561 (14.54%) T-SQL
9 444 (11.51%) C++
10 360 (9.33%) VBA
10 360 (9.33%) PowerShell
11 230 (5.96%) PHP
12 167 (4.33%) C
13 105 (2.72%) PL/SQL
14 99 (2.57%) Perl
15 88 (2.28%) Python
16 79 (2.05%) Ruby
17 64 (1.66%) Shell Script
18 53 (1.37%) Delphi
19 36 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 697 (18.07%) Degree
2 170 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 164 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 100 (2.59%) ISEB
5 75 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 73 (1.89%) MCP
7 64 (1.66%) ISTQB
8 60 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 60 (1.56%) MCTS
9 56 (1.45%) MCSD
10 50 (1.30%) MCAD
11 40 (1.04%) MCSE
12 24 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (0.57%) MCITP
14 17 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.41%) PhD
16 14 (0.36%) MCSA
17 12 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (5.57%) QA
2 58 (1.50%) SLA
3 48 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.39%) WAI
5 13 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.078%) Basel II
8 3 (0.078%) HL7
8 3 (0.078%) Basel III
8 3 (0.078%) COREP
8 3 (0.078%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.052%) COSO
9 2 (0.052%) FATCA
9 2 (0.052%) COBIT
10 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.026%) DICOM
10 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 337 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 155 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 75 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 69 (1.79%) XenDesktop
6 60 (1.56%) XenApp
7 29 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 19 (0.49%) vSphere
9 15 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.16%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.16%) MetaFrame
12 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.13%) XenServer
12 5 (0.13%) KVM
13 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.078%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 188 (4.87%) SCCM
2 72 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (1.04%) WSUS
4 37 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 30 (0.78%) AppDNA
6 25 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 21 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 17 (0.44%) OpenView
9 15 (0.39%) NetBackup
10 14 (0.36%) CA Spectrum
10 14 (0.36%) Nagios
11 13 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (0.29%) OPNET
12 11 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (0.26%) Windows Intune
14 9 (0.23%) ARCserve
15 8 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 8 (0.21%) SCOM
15 8 (0.21%) OpenSSO
15 8 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1235 (32.01%) Microsoft
2 610 (15.81%) Oracle
3 247 (6.40%) Citrix
4 198 (5.13%) VMware
5 148 (3.84%) HP
6 130 (3.37%) Business Objects
7 88 (2.28%) SAP
8 65 (1.68%) IBM
9 61 (1.58%) Cognos
10 48 (1.24%) Remedy
11 47 (1.22%) Cisco
12 45 (1.17%) Tableau
13 44 (1.14%) CA
14 43 (1.11%) Telerik
14 43 (1.11%) NetApp
14 43 (1.11%) Sybase
14 43 (1.11%) AppSense
15 42 (1.09%) Red Hat
16 35 (0.91%) Hyperion
17 32 (0.83%) Symantec
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Circa £38k - £50k + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + banking benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Deltatre Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £47k - 53k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Soundnet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £38000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: Yesterday