The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 162 124 120
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 1959 2380 2651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.73% 2.29% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 4.26% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 2098 2430
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59968 55872 64189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.06% 53.69% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50931 48463 56969
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -54 667 £45,000 - 60
South East -60 363 £39,000 +4.00% 55
East of England -4 211 £39,000 +1.29% 17
Yorkshire -15 159 £37,500 +15.38% 22
North West -38 151 £34,500 -1.42% 25
South West -32 143 £34,500 -1.42% 31
East Midlands -7 133 £36,750 +13.07% 12
West Midlands -19 121 £35,000 - 21
North East -17 12 £35,000 +16.66% 4
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UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2346 (62.86%) .NET
2 2136 (57.23%) SQL
3 2132 (57.13%) C#
4 1864 (49.95%) SQL Server
5 1263 (33.84%) ASP.NET
6 1221 (32.72%) VB.NET
7 1200 (32.15%) Microsoft
8 1057 (28.32%) Windows
9 886 (23.74%) JavaScript
10 840 (22.51%) HTML
11 825 (22.11%) VB6
12 811 (21.73%) Finance
13 731 (19.59%) MS Excel
14 715 (19.16%) Degree
15 695 (18.62%) XML
16 645 (17.28%) MVC
17 571 (15.30%) Java
18 560 (15.01%) T-SQL
19 557 (14.92%) Oracle
20 550 (14.74%) CSS
21 537 (14.39%) VBScript
22 509 (13.64%) .NET Framework
23 504 (13.50%) WCF
24 443 (11.87%) Web Services
25 434 (11.63%) Visual Studio
26 429 (11.50%) Computer Science
27 420 (11.25%) VBA
28 405 (10.85%) C++
29 377 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
30 374 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 325 (8.71%) SharePoint
2 315 (8.44%) IIS
3 88 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 78 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
5 73 (1.96%) Node.js
6 66 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 56 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 54 (1.45%) Apache
9 46 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
10 44 (1.18%) CMS
11 42 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 41 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
13 40 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 38 (1.02%) Tomcat
15 36 (0.96%) SAS
16 31 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
16 31 (0.83%) Lync
17 26 (0.70%) WebSphere
18 22 (0.59%) WebLogic
19 20 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 731 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 186 (4.98%) MS Office
3 43 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.75%) SPSS
5 17 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.11%) FastStats
11 3 (0.080%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.080%) Simulink
11 3 (0.080%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.054%) Stata
12 2 (0.054%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.027%) Mingle
13 1 (0.027%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.027%) MS Project
13 1 (0.027%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 45 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.40%) assyst
4 14 (0.38%) Endur
5 13 (0.35%) HFM
6 11 (0.29%) Siebel Analytics
6 11 (0.29%) Maximo
7 10 (0.27%) Summit
8 8 (0.21%) Visualfiles
8 8 (0.21%) SAP SRM
8 8 (0.21%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.19%) Finacle
9 7 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
9 7 (0.19%) Temenos T24
9 7 (0.19%) SAP Business One
9 7 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.16%) AWD
11 5 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.83%) SaaS
2 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.16%) GitHub
5 5 (0.13%) Office 365
5 5 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.054%) Taleo
7 1 (0.027%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 213 (5.71%) Internet
2 80 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 77 (2.06%) Firewall
4 69 (1.85%) WAN
4 69 (1.85%) LAN
5 54 (1.45%) DNS
6 49 (1.31%) DHCP
7 47 (1.26%) Intranet
8 31 (0.83%) FTP
9 30 (0.80%) SAN
10 28 (0.75%) VPN
10 28 (0.75%) HTTP
11 20 (0.54%) LDAP
12 19 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (0.51%) Wireless
13 17 (0.46%) VoIP
14 12 (0.32%) Extranet
15 11 (0.29%) SMTP
16 7 (0.19%) SSL
16 7 (0.19%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1864 (49.95%) SQL Server
2 374 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 358 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 325 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 253 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 245 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 213 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 191 (5.12%) Relational Database
9 175 (4.69%) MS Access
10 171 (4.58%) MySQL
11 169 (4.53%) Crystal Reports
12 151 (4.05%) Oracle Database
13 139 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 127 (3.40%) DTS
15 117 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
16 80 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 74 (1.98%) Data Mining
18 62 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
19 58 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
20 56 (1.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 434 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 230 (6.16%) NUnit
3 197 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 159 (4.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 137 (3.67%) Subversion
6 135 (3.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 127 (3.40%) Moq
8 91 (2.44%) Git (software)
9 87 (2.33%) MSTest
10 59 (1.58%) Selenium
11 42 (1.13%) JIRA
12 41 (1.10%) Xcode
13 39 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
13 39 (1.05%) InstallShield
14 35 (0.94%) MSBuild
15 34 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 34 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 29 (0.78%) TestComplete
16 29 (0.78%) Jenkins
17 28 (0.75%) CruiseControl
General
1 811 (21.73%) Finance
2 180 (4.82%) Retail
3 145 (3.89%) Banking
4 130 (3.48%) Law
5 116 (3.11%) Marketing
6 99 (2.65%) Legal
7 97 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 87 (2.33%) Games
9 55 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 46 (1.23%) Front Office
11 45 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 44 (1.18%) Investment Banking
13 43 (1.15%) Back Office
14 38 (1.02%) Billing
15 34 (0.91%) Advertising
16 31 (0.83%) Military
17 30 (0.80%) Music Industry
18 29 (0.78%) Electronics
19 25 (0.67%) Publishing
20 10 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1963 (52.60%) Developer
2 814 (21.81%) .NET Developer
3 672 (18.01%) Analyst
4 309 (8.28%) Software Developer
5 283 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 236 (6.32%) Applications Support
7 190 (5.09%) Support Analyst
8 176 (4.72%) Consultant
9 172 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 163 (4.37%) Web Developer
11 162 (4.34%) Graduate
12 160 (4.29%) Senior Developer
13 154 (4.13%) Junior
14 145 (3.89%) Programmer
15 142 (3.80%) Software Engineer
16 138 (3.70%) SQL Developer
17 133 (3.56%) Applications Support Analyst
17 133 (3.56%) VB.NET Developer
18 120 (3.22%) ASP.NET Developer
19 116 (3.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2346 (62.86%) .NET
2 1263 (33.84%) ASP.NET
3 840 (22.51%) HTML
4 695 (18.62%) XML
5 550 (14.74%) CSS
6 509 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 504 (13.50%) WCF
8 443 (11.87%) Web Services
9 377 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 333 (8.92%) jQuery
11 301 (8.07%) WPF
12 295 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 260 (6.97%) WinForms
14 254 (6.81%) Ajax
15 192 (5.14%) Razor View Engine
16 184 (4.93%) LINQ
17 158 (4.23%) Classic ASP
18 142 (3.80%) HTML5
19 136 (3.64%) SOAP
20 123 (3.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 429 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 129 (3.46%) Mobile App
3 116 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 105 (2.81%) Mathematics
5 96 (2.57%) Client/Server
6 88 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
7 73 (1.96%) N-Tier
8 71 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 69 (1.85%) Statistics
10 41 (1.10%) Replication
11 37 (0.99%) Blackberry
12 35 (0.94%) iPhone
12 35 (0.94%) Clustering
13 34 (0.91%) Open Source
14 33 (0.88%) Fat Client
14 33 (0.88%) Thin Client
15 28 (0.75%) Derivative
16 25 (0.67%) Physics
17 24 (0.64%) Hedge funds
18 23 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1057 (28.32%) Windows
2 314 (8.41%) UNIX
3 301 (8.07%) Linux
4 229 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 150 (4.02%) Android
6 149 (3.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 102 (2.73%) Windows 7
8 93 (2.49%) Windows 8
9 76 (2.04%) Apple iOS
10 71 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 69 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 65 (1.74%) Solaris
13 55 (1.47%) Windows Phone
14 28 (0.75%) HPUX
15 26 (0.70%) Windows Vista
16 24 (0.64%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.46%) Windows CE
18 11 (0.29%) AIX
19 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
20 5 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (17.28%) MVC
2 363 (9.73%) Scrum
3 352 (9.43%) TDD
4 313 (8.39%) Software Engineering
5 297 (7.96%) OO
6 286 (7.66%) Web Application Development
7 285 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
8 269 (7.21%) ITIL
9 239 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
10 210 (5.63%) Project Management
11 191 (5.12%) E-Commerce
12 177 (4.74%) Web Development
12 177 (4.74%) OOP
13 166 (4.45%) ETL
14 162 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
15 144 (3.86%) Migration
16 143 (3.83%) Kanban
17 139 (3.72%) ERP
18 135 (3.62%) CRM
19 126 (3.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2136 (57.23%) SQL
2 2132 (57.13%) C#
3 1221 (32.72%) VB.NET
4 886 (23.74%) JavaScript
5 825 (22.11%) VB6
6 571 (15.30%) Java
7 560 (15.01%) T-SQL
8 537 (14.39%) VBScript
9 420 (11.25%) VBA
10 405 (10.85%) C++
11 271 (7.26%) PowerShell
12 252 (6.75%) PHP
13 192 (5.14%) Perl
14 182 (4.88%) C
15 175 (4.69%) PL/SQL
16 95 (2.55%) Ruby
17 67 (1.80%) Python
18 66 (1.77%) Shell Script
19 53 (1.42%) XAML
20 42 (1.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 715 (19.16%) Degree
2 229 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 154 (4.13%) ISEB
4 148 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 139 (3.72%) MCP
6 134 (3.59%) MCSD
6 134 (3.59%) MCTS
7 118 (3.16%) MCAD
8 82 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 75 (2.01%) ISTQB
10 62 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
11 44 (1.18%) MCSE
12 41 (1.10%) DV Cleared
13 22 (0.59%) HND
14 15 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.38%) MCPD
16 10 (0.27%) MCSA
16 10 (0.27%) PhD
17 8 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
18 7 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (6.40%) QA
2 78 (2.09%) SLA
3 51 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 32 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.21%) WCAG
7 7 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.13%) FATCA
8 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.13%) WAI
9 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.11%) Basel II
9 4 (0.11%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.11%) COREP
9 4 (0.11%) Basel III
10 3 (0.080%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.054%) COBIT
12 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 248 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 126 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.58%) XenApp
4 50 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (0.72%) XenServer
7 19 (0.51%) MetaFrame
8 16 (0.43%) vSphere
9 13 (0.35%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.13%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.11%) KVM
15 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.080%) UAG
16 3 (0.080%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 2 (0.054%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 86 (2.30%) SCCM
2 80 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
3 41 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 37 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 29 (0.78%) WSUS
6 22 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
7 19 (0.51%) OpenSSO
8 15 (0.40%) Puppet
8 15 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 14 (0.38%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 11 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (0.16%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.16%) Control-M
12 6 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.16%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.13%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1200 (32.15%) Microsoft
2 557 (14.92%) Oracle
3 201 (5.39%) VMware
4 199 (5.33%) Citrix
5 177 (4.74%) HP
6 102 (2.73%) SAP
7 63 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 58 (1.55%) Cognos
9 54 (1.45%) Cisco
10 53 (1.42%) IBM
11 50 (1.34%) NetApp
12 48 (1.29%) Symantec
13 42 (1.13%) EMC
14 40 (1.07%) Sybase
15 38 (1.02%) Google
16 32 (0.86%) TIBCO
16 32 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (0.86%) Dell
17 29 (0.78%) Remedy
18 28 (0.75%) Sun
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 11 hours ago
Banstead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance, Stud
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10% Bonus package, 23 Days Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare and gre
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare and gre
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newton Abbot, Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £19000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday