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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 196 159 119
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB 1602 1862 2590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.54% 1.83% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 3.41% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1585 2285
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
52654 54552 59659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.51% 53.61% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 45498 46440 53065
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 December 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 December 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 -37 439 £47,500 - 44
South East -22 361 £38,000 - 41
West Midlands +11 180 £35,000 +7.69% 19
Yorkshire -26 149 £40,000 +23.07% 8
East of England -37 146 £40,000 +14.28% 19
North West -43 130 £35,000 - 17
South West -56 106 £35,000 - 22
East Midlands +9 71 £40,000 +14.28% 14
North East -2 25 £42,500 +41.66% 3
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2278 (67.54%) .NET
2 2006 (59.47%) C#
3 1852 (54.91%) SQL
4 1833 (54.34%) SQL Server
5 1333 (39.52%) ASP.NET
6 1160 (34.39%) Microsoft
7 1119 (33.18%) VB.NET
8 981 (29.08%) Windows
9 939 (27.84%) HTML
10 914 (27.10%) JavaScript
11 839 (24.87%) VB6
12 686 (20.34%) Finance
13 683 (20.25%) MS Excel
14 665 (19.72%) MVC
15 664 (19.69%) CSS
16 663 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
17 615 (18.23%) XML
18 573 (16.99%) Degree
19 520 (15.42%) Oracle
20 519 (15.39%) VBScript
21 513 (15.21%) Java
22 472 (13.99%) T-SQL
23 463 (13.73%) Visual Studio
24 431 (12.78%) .NET Framework
25 409 (12.13%) WCF
26 400 (11.86%) Web Services
27 375 (11.12%) jQuery
28 360 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
29 355 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 353 (10.47%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 287 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 241 (7.14%) IIS
3 87 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 78 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 69 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 57 (1.69%) Node.js
6 57 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 55 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 39 (1.16%) CMS
9 37 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 36 (1.07%) SAS
10 36 (1.07%) JBoss
11 33 (0.98%) WordPress
12 29 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 21 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 20 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 15 (0.44%) AquaLogic
17 15 (0.44%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 683 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 251 (7.44%) MS Office
3 48 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.50%) SPSS
6 15 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 10 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.18%) Revit
10 5 (0.15%) LaTeX
11 4 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
12 3 (0.089%) Simulink
12 3 (0.089%) TargetLink
13 2 (0.059%) MS Project
13 2 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.030%) FastStats
14 1 (0.030%) InDesign
14 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 30 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.42%) HFM
4 13 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.30%) Line 500
6 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.15%) Magento
7 4 (0.12%) Eikon
7 4 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.12%) LabWindows
7 4 (0.12%) assyst
7 4 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
8 3 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.089%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.089%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.089%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.089%) Epicor Vantage
8 3 (0.089%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.059%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 53 (1.57%) Office 365
2 52 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.19%) SaaS
4 19 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.15%) GitHub
7 3 (0.089%) Trello
7 3 (0.089%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 134 (3.97%) Internet
2 88 (2.61%) DNS
3 60 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 56 (1.66%) SAN
5 55 (1.63%) Intranet
6 46 (1.36%) Firewall
7 33 (0.98%) Extranet
8 31 (0.92%) DHCP
9 30 (0.89%) Wireless
10 29 (0.86%) WAN
11 27 (0.80%) VPN
12 24 (0.71%) LAN
13 20 (0.59%) NetScaler
14 13 (0.39%) VLAN
15 11 (0.33%) FTP
15 11 (0.33%) IPX
16 10 (0.30%) SNMP
16 10 (0.30%) LDAP
17 8 (0.24%) HTTP
17 8 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1833 (54.34%) SQL Server
2 360 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 355 (10.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 310 (9.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 209 (6.20%) Crystal Reports
6 202 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 169 (5.01%) MS Access
8 163 (4.83%) Relational Database
9 143 (4.24%) MySQL
10 136 (4.03%) Oracle Database
11 123 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 102 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
13 91 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 69 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
15 54 (1.60%) NoSQL
16 52 (1.54%) Data Mining
17 49 (1.45%) QlikView
18 44 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
19 41 (1.22%) RDBMS
20 39 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 463 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 207 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 172 (5.10%) NUnit
4 140 (4.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 115 (3.41%) Subversion
6 101 (2.99%) Moq
7 92 (2.73%) Git (software)
8 85 (2.52%) MSTest
9 83 (2.46%) Selenium
10 78 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 67 (1.99%) QuickTest Pro
12 47 (1.39%) MSI
13 42 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
14 36 (1.07%) Maven
15 29 (0.86%) InstallShield
16 28 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 25 (0.74%) MSBuild
18 24 (0.71%) Eclipse
19 23 (0.68%) TestComplete
20 22 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 686 (20.34%) Finance
2 173 (5.13%) Retail
3 133 (3.94%) Banking
4 132 (3.91%) Marketing
5 66 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 64 (1.90%) Law
6 64 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 61 (1.81%) Advertising
7 61 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 57 (1.69%) Games
9 42 (1.25%) Legal
10 40 (1.19%) Front Office
11 36 (1.07%) Back Office
12 31 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 29 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 28 (0.83%) Electronics
15 26 (0.77%) Aerospace
15 26 (0.77%) Publishing
16 22 (0.65%) Music Industry
17 16 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1939 (57.49%) Developer
2 828 (24.55%) .NET Developer
3 579 (17.17%) Analyst
4 358 (10.61%) Software Developer
5 243 (7.20%) C# Developer
6 223 (6.61%) Senior Developer
6 223 (6.61%) Applications Support
7 178 (5.28%) VB.NET Developer
8 175 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 164 (4.86%) Web Developer
10 154 (4.57%) Support Analyst
11 148 (4.39%) Junior
12 130 (3.85%) Junior Developer
13 127 (3.77%) Graduate
14 124 (3.68%) Programmer
15 117 (3.47%) VB Developer
16 116 (3.44%) ASP.NET Developer
17 111 (3.29%) Software Engineer
18 107 (3.17%) Consultant
18 107 (3.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2278 (67.54%) .NET
2 1333 (39.52%) ASP.NET
3 939 (27.84%) HTML
4 664 (19.69%) CSS
5 615 (18.23%) XML
6 431 (12.78%) .NET Framework
7 409 (12.13%) WCF
8 400 (11.86%) Web Services
9 375 (11.12%) jQuery
10 314 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 275 (8.15%) WinForms
12 263 (7.80%) Ajax
13 222 (6.58%) WPF
14 182 (5.40%) HTML5
15 163 (4.83%) SOAP
16 152 (4.51%) Classic ASP
17 150 (4.45%) LINQ
17 150 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 119 (3.53%) Silverlight
19 113 (3.35%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 309 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 306 (9.07%) Computer Science
3 99 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 91 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 70 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 67 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
7 65 (1.93%) Replication
8 61 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 55 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 48 (1.42%) Clustering
11 44 (1.30%) Statistics
12 29 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 28 (0.83%) Derivative
13 28 (0.83%) Equities
14 27 (0.80%) Tandem
14 27 (0.80%) Data Conversion
15 25 (0.74%) User Experience
16 24 (0.71%) Visualisation
16 24 (0.71%) Open Source
17 23 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 981 (29.08%) Windows
2 243 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 184 (5.46%) Linux
4 170 (5.04%) UNIX
5 150 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 147 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 134 (3.97%) Windows 7
8 54 (1.60%) Android
9 50 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 39 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 23 (0.68%) Windows 8
12 22 (0.65%) Solaris
13 20 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.56%) HPUX
15 9 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.18%) Debian
17 5 (0.15%) AIX
18 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.12%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (19.72%) MVC
2 663 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (10.47%) OO
4 319 (9.46%) Scrum
5 313 (9.28%) TDD
6 275 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
7 271 (8.03%) Software Engineering
8 245 (7.26%) Web Application Development
9 238 (7.06%) Web Development
10 173 (5.13%) Project Management
11 171 (5.07%) ITIL
12 169 (5.01%) E-Commerce
13 165 (4.89%) OOP
14 124 (3.68%) CRM
15 121 (3.59%) Kanban
16 116 (3.44%) BDD
17 113 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
18 112 (3.32%) Migration
19 107 (3.17%) Unit Testing
19 107 (3.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2006 (59.47%) C#
2 1852 (54.91%) SQL
3 1119 (33.18%) VB.NET
4 914 (27.10%) JavaScript
5 839 (24.87%) VB6
6 519 (15.39%) VBScript
7 513 (15.21%) Java
8 472 (13.99%) T-SQL
9 331 (9.81%) C++
10 305 (9.04%) VBA
11 278 (8.24%) PowerShell
12 194 (5.75%) PHP
13 148 (4.39%) C
14 124 (3.68%) PL/SQL
15 80 (2.37%) Python
16 69 (2.05%) Ruby
17 66 (1.96%) Perl
18 42 (1.25%) Shell Script
19 40 (1.19%) Delphi
20 35 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 573 (16.99%) Degree
2 123 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 69 (2.05%) ISEB
5 64 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 48 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 41 (1.22%) MCSE
8 40 (1.19%) DV Cleared
9 29 (0.86%) MCP
10 26 (0.77%) MCITP
11 18 (0.53%) MCTS
12 17 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.47%) MCAD
14 14 (0.42%) MCSD
14 14 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (0.36%) PhD
16 10 (0.30%) HND
17 9 (0.27%) MCSA
18 8 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (3.91%) QA
2 68 (2.02%) SLA
3 54 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.42%) WAI
5 12 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.30%) HL7
8 5 (0.15%) COBIT
9 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.059%) COSO
9 2 (0.059%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.059%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.030%) EMIR
10 1 (0.030%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.030%) Basel III
10 1 (0.030%) DICOM
10 1 (0.030%) MiFID
10 1 (0.030%) GAAP
10 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 322 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 158 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 39 (1.16%) XenApp
5 39 (1.16%) vSphere
6 33 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 30 (0.89%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.39%) Firmware
9 9 (0.27%) MetaFrame
9 9 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.24%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.15%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.059%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.059%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 144 (4.27%) SCCM
2 58 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 28 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (0.65%) SCOM
5 19 (0.56%) AppDNA
5 19 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 12 (0.36%) WSUS
7 11 (0.33%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.27%) OpenView
9 9 (0.27%) Nagios
9 9 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
10 8 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (0.21%) EdgeSight
12 6 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.15%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.15%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.12%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1160 (34.39%) Microsoft
2 520 (15.42%) Oracle
3 199 (5.90%) VMware
4 168 (4.98%) Citrix
5 98 (2.91%) Business Objects
6 69 (2.05%) HP
7 58 (1.72%) Cisco
8 55 (1.63%) SAP
9 43 (1.27%) IBM
10 38 (1.13%) Telerik
11 36 (1.07%) Sybase
12 31 (0.92%) Red Hat
12 31 (0.92%) Tableau
13 29 (0.86%) Cognos
13 29 (0.86%) Dell
13 29 (0.86%) EMC
14 27 (0.80%) Symantec
15 23 (0.68%) NetApp
15 23 (0.68%) Hyperion
16 21 (0.62%) CA
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi-time, pension etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k plus bonus, 25 days holiday and flexible working hours
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 60000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago