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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 155 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 1976 2184 2611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.81% 2.15% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 4.06% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1906 2319
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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
56168 53805 60039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.35% 52.90% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 47543 46625 53118
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -5 623 £50,000 +1.78% 59
South East -40 422 £37,500 - 35
Yorkshire -21 193 £35,000 +7.69% 20
East of England -16 181 £40,000 +14.28% 23
West Midlands -5 173 £35,000 - 26
North West -29 165 £32,500 -5.79% 25
South West -43 106 £35,000 - 22
East Midlands -17 90 £35,000 +4.47% 11
North East +11 33 £33,500 +3.07% 7
South Coast +4 2 - -
Midlands +20 1 £27,500 -14.06%
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2475 (63.85%) .NET
2 2162 (55.78%) SQL
3 2106 (54.33%) C#
4 1948 (50.26%) SQL Server
5 1338 (34.52%) ASP.NET
6 1255 (32.38%) VB.NET
7 1234 (31.84%) Microsoft
8 1085 (27.99%) Windows
9 989 (25.52%) JavaScript
10 985 (25.41%) HTML
11 903 (23.30%) Finance
12 883 (22.78%) VB6
13 736 (18.99%) XML
14 721 (18.60%) Degree
15 716 (18.47%) MS Excel
16 696 (17.96%) Java
17 684 (17.65%) VBScript
18 668 (17.23%) CSS
19 615 (15.87%) MVC
20 608 (15.69%) Oracle
21 562 (14.50%) T-SQL
22 470 (12.13%) WCF
23 467 (12.05%) Visual Studio
24 454 (11.71%) C++
25 447 (11.53%) Web Services
26 420 (10.84%) .NET Framework
27 400 (10.32%) Computer Science
28 397 (10.24%) Scrum
29 382 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 380 (9.80%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 301 (7.77%) IIS
2 291 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 96 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 77 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
5 72 (1.86%) CMS
6 70 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 63 (1.63%) Node.js
8 49 (1.26%) SAS
9 46 (1.19%) Apache
10 43 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 42 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
12 40 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 36 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (0.80%) Lync
15 30 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 30 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
16 29 (0.75%) FileNet
16 29 (0.75%) Tomcat
17 22 (0.57%) Confluence
17 22 (0.57%) MODX
Applications
1 716 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 252 (6.50%) MS Office
3 48 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.67%) SPSS
6 25 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.077%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.052%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.052%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.026%) MS Project
11 1 (0.026%) InDesign
11 1 (0.026%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.026%) Simulink
11 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (0.98%) HFM
2 29 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.36%) assyst
7 8 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 8 (0.21%) Maximo
8 7 (0.18%) Magento
9 6 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.13%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.10%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.10%) Visualfiles
12 3 (0.077%) Summit
12 3 (0.077%) SalesLogix
12 3 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.077%) Line 500
12 3 (0.077%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.077%) e-Work
12 3 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (0.72%) SaaS
3 22 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.44%) Office 365
5 2 (0.052%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.052%) Heroku
5 2 (0.052%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.052%) Trello
5 2 (0.052%) Taleo
6 1 (0.026%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 192 (4.95%) Internet
2 74 (1.91%) DNS
3 71 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 65 (1.68%) Firewall
5 56 (1.44%) SAN
6 51 (1.32%) Intranet
7 40 (1.03%) WAN
8 37 (0.95%) DHCP
9 35 (0.90%) LAN
10 33 (0.85%) Extranet
10 33 (0.85%) LDAP
11 31 (0.80%) VPN
12 27 (0.70%) FTP
13 25 (0.64%) Wireless
14 22 (0.57%) NetScaler
15 19 (0.49%) VoIP
16 16 (0.41%) HTTP
16 16 (0.41%) Ethernet
17 15 (0.39%) NAS
18 14 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1948 (50.26%) SQL Server
2 382 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 349 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 349 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 232 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 227 (5.86%) Relational Database
6 206 (5.31%) Crystal Reports
7 193 (4.98%) MS Access
8 186 (4.80%) MySQL
9 181 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 125 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 97 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
12 87 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 80 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
14 79 (2.04%) Data Mining
15 62 (1.60%) QlikView
16 59 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
17 53 (1.37%) NoSQL
18 50 (1.29%) DTS
19 43 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 467 (12.05%) Visual Studio
2 233 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 218 (5.62%) NUnit
4 162 (4.18%) Subversion
5 161 (4.15%) Rhino Mocks
6 142 (3.66%) QuickTest Pro
7 111 (2.86%) MSI
8 105 (2.71%) Selenium
8 105 (2.71%) Moq
9 95 (2.45%) Git (software)
10 90 (2.32%) MSTest
11 70 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 62 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 57 (1.47%) JIRA
14 44 (1.14%) InstallShield
15 40 (1.03%) MSBuild
16 39 (1.01%) Maven
17 28 (0.72%) AdminStudio
18 26 (0.67%) TestComplete
19 24 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 903 (23.30%) Finance
2 166 (4.28%) Retail
3 164 (4.23%) Banking
4 141 (3.64%) Marketing
5 90 (2.32%) Law
6 82 (2.12%) Games
7 81 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 71 (1.83%) Legal
9 68 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 49 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 45 (1.16%) Advertising
11 45 (1.16%) Investment Banking
12 41 (1.06%) Publishing
13 34 (0.88%) Front Office
13 34 (0.88%) Back Office
14 26 (0.67%) Electronics
14 26 (0.67%) Music Industry
15 24 (0.62%) Billing
16 22 (0.57%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2060 (53.15%) Developer
2 902 (23.27%) .NET Developer
3 712 (18.37%) Analyst
4 375 (9.67%) Software Developer
5 296 (7.64%) C# Developer
6 209 (5.39%) VB.NET Developer
7 206 (5.31%) Applications Support
8 205 (5.29%) Senior Developer
9 195 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 178 (4.59%) Junior
11 171 (4.41%) Support Analyst
12 169 (4.36%) Web Developer
13 158 (4.08%) Junior Developer
14 155 (4.00%) Consultant
15 152 (3.92%) Software Engineer
16 148 (3.82%) VB Developer
17 142 (3.66%) Graduate
18 139 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
19 106 (2.73%) Support Engineer
20 105 (2.71%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2475 (63.85%) .NET
2 1338 (34.52%) ASP.NET
3 985 (25.41%) HTML
4 736 (18.99%) XML
5 668 (17.23%) CSS
6 470 (12.13%) WCF
7 447 (11.53%) Web Services
8 420 (10.84%) .NET Framework
9 372 (9.60%) jQuery
10 341 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 295 (7.61%) WPF
12 260 (6.71%) WinForms
13 259 (6.68%) Ajax
14 211 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 189 (4.88%) SOAP
16 180 (4.64%) HTML5
17 179 (4.62%) LINQ
18 169 (4.36%) Classic ASP
19 159 (4.10%) Razor View Engine
20 157 (4.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 400 (10.32%) Computer Science
2 129 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 116 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 104 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 82 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
6 79 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 64 (1.65%) N-Tier
8 50 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (1.19%) Replication
10 39 (1.01%) Clustering
11 37 (0.95%) iPhone
12 33 (0.85%) Statistics
13 30 (0.77%) Tandem
14 28 (0.72%) Open Source
14 28 (0.72%) Physics
14 28 (0.72%) Blog
15 27 (0.70%) Blackberry
16 23 (0.59%) Visualisation
17 21 (0.54%) IVR
18 20 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1085 (27.99%) Windows
2 243 (6.27%) UNIX
3 233 (6.01%) Linux
4 222 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (4.88%) Windows 7
6 128 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 124 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 103 (2.66%) Android
9 76 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 70 (1.81%) Windows XP
11 55 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 34 (0.88%) Solaris
13 21 (0.54%) HPUX
14 15 (0.39%) Windows CE
15 12 (0.31%) Windows Phone
16 11 (0.28%) Debian
17 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.18%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.18%) AIX
17 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (15.87%) MVC
2 397 (10.24%) Scrum
3 359 (9.26%) TDD
4 339 (8.75%) OO
5 294 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
6 288 (7.43%) Software Engineering
7 283 (7.30%) Web Application Development
8 267 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
9 218 (5.62%) E-Commerce
10 215 (5.55%) ITIL
11 213 (5.50%) Web Development
12 198 (5.11%) Project Management
13 173 (4.46%) OOP
14 170 (4.39%) Unit Testing
15 152 (3.92%) Migration
16 148 (3.82%) Kanban
17 133 (3.43%) CRM
17 133 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
18 129 (3.33%) Release Management
19 120 (3.10%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2162 (55.78%) SQL
2 2106 (54.33%) C#
3 1255 (32.38%) VB.NET
4 989 (25.52%) JavaScript
5 883 (22.78%) VB6
6 696 (17.96%) Java
7 684 (17.65%) VBScript
8 562 (14.50%) T-SQL
9 454 (11.71%) C++
10 380 (9.80%) VBA
11 366 (9.44%) PowerShell
12 235 (6.06%) PHP
13 178 (4.59%) C
14 119 (3.07%) Perl
15 105 (2.71%) PL/SQL
16 88 (2.27%) Python
17 79 (2.04%) Ruby
18 65 (1.68%) Shell Script
19 48 (1.24%) Delphi
20 29 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 721 (18.60%) Degree
2 184 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 163 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 122 (3.15%) ISEB
5 79 (2.04%) MCP
6 70 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 68 (1.75%) ISTQB
7 68 (1.75%) MCTS
8 66 (1.70%) MCSD
9 59 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 58 (1.50%) MCAD
11 42 (1.08%) MCSE
12 27 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (0.52%) HND
14 20 (0.52%) MCITP
15 14 (0.36%) MCSA
15 14 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (6.32%) QA
2 54 (1.39%) SLA
3 51 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.39%) WAI
6 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.13%) FATCA
8 4 (0.10%) Basel III
8 4 (0.10%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.10%) COREP
8 4 (0.10%) Basel II
9 2 (0.052%) HL7
9 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.052%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.026%) COBIT
10 1 (0.026%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.026%) DICOM
System Software
1 324 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 160 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 67 (1.73%) XenDesktop
5 65 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 57 (1.47%) XenApp
7 24 (0.62%) vSphere
7 24 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 14 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.15%) XenServer
11 6 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.15%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.13%) MetaFrame
12 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.13%) KVM
12 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 179 (4.62%) SCCM
2 77 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
3 43 (1.11%) WSUS
4 32 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 28 (0.72%) AppDNA
6 26 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 18 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (0.41%) OpenView
9 14 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
10 13 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (0.31%) Nagios
12 11 (0.28%) OPNET
12 11 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (0.26%) Windows Intune
14 9 (0.23%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.23%) OpenSSO
15 8 (0.21%) SCOM
16 5 (0.13%) ARCserve
16 5 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1234 (31.84%) Microsoft
2 608 (15.69%) Oracle
3 254 (6.55%) Citrix
4 209 (5.39%) VMware
5 158 (4.08%) HP
6 129 (3.33%) Business Objects
7 94 (2.43%) SAP
8 61 (1.57%) Cognos
9 60 (1.55%) IBM
10 54 (1.39%) Cisco
11 45 (1.16%) Tableau
11 45 (1.16%) Remedy
11 45 (1.16%) NetApp
11 45 (1.16%) CA
12 43 (1.11%) Sybase
13 42 (1.08%) AppSense
14 41 (1.06%) Red Hat
14 41 (1.06%) Telerik
15 34 (0.88%) Hyperion
15 34 (0.88%) Google
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Otley, West Yorkshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
SearchBi
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Channel Systems Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ripley, Surrey
3di Information Solutions Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday