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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 195 157 117
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB 1633 1931 2587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.87% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 3.48% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1653 2260
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,930 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
53546 55531 58502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.13% 53.66% 54.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46124 47924 51770
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -17 460 £47,500 +5.55% 54
South East -31 325 £37,500 - 43
West Midlands +15 184 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Yorkshire -49 167 £40,000 +23.07% 14
North West -50 139 £34,500 +6.15% 32
East of England -48 134 £38,750 +10.71% 15
South West -32 122 £33,750 -3.57% 28
East Midlands +8 81 £35,000 +7.69% 9
North East +2 30 £40,000 +31.14% 1
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2391 (66.25%) .NET
2 2091 (57.94%) C#
3 2013 (55.78%) SQL
4 1928 (53.42%) SQL Server
5 1357 (37.60%) ASP.NET
6 1212 (33.58%) Microsoft
7 1171 (32.45%) VB.NET
8 1020 (28.26%) HTML
9 1008 (27.93%) Windows
10 971 (26.90%) JavaScript
11 865 (23.97%) VB6
12 774 (21.45%) Finance
13 716 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
14 711 (19.70%) CSS
15 704 (19.51%) MS Excel
16 683 (18.92%) XML
17 652 (18.07%) MVC
18 614 (17.01%) Degree
19 587 (16.26%) Oracle
20 581 (16.10%) VBScript
21 575 (15.93%) Java
22 507 (14.05%) T-SQL
23 484 (13.41%) Visual Studio
24 444 (12.30%) .NET Framework
25 433 (12.00%) WCF
26 419 (11.61%) Web Services
27 386 (10.70%) jQuery
28 384 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
29 380 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 374 (10.36%) C++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 281 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 257 (7.12%) IIS
3 91 (2.52%) MS Exchange
4 83 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 63 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 60 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 56 (1.55%) CMS
8 50 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 47 (1.30%) Node.js
10 41 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 38 (1.05%) SAS
12 30 (0.83%) JBoss
13 29 (0.80%) WordPress
14 27 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
15 26 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
16 21 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
16 21 (0.58%) Lync
17 20 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 18 (0.50%) WorkSite
18 18 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 704 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 266 (7.37%) MS Office
3 44 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.47%) SPSS
7 15 (0.42%) PowerPivot
8 11 (0.30%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.19%) LaTeX
10 7 (0.19%) Revit
11 4 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.055%) MS Project
12 2 (0.055%) Simulink
12 2 (0.055%) TargetLink
13 1 (0.028%) InDesign
13 1 (0.028%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.028%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 30 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 23 (0.64%) HFM
3 19 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.28%) Line 500
7 6 (0.17%) Magento
8 5 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.11%) Eikon
9 4 (0.11%) assyst
9 4 (0.11%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.083%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.083%) e-Work
10 3 (0.083%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.083%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.083%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.055%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.27%) Office 365
2 43 (1.19%) SaaS
3 41 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.14%) GitHub
7 3 (0.083%) Trello
8 1 (0.028%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (4.10%) Internet
2 93 (2.58%) DNS
3 60 (1.66%) Intranet
4 58 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 54 (1.50%) SAN
6 46 (1.27%) Firewall
7 36 (1.00%) Extranet
8 33 (0.91%) DHCP
9 29 (0.80%) VPN
9 29 (0.80%) WAN
10 27 (0.75%) Wireless
10 27 (0.75%) NetScaler
11 23 (0.64%) LAN
12 15 (0.42%) LDAP
12 15 (0.42%) VLAN
13 12 (0.33%) FTP
14 10 (0.28%) SNMP
15 9 (0.25%) VoIP
15 9 (0.25%) IPX
16 8 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1928 (53.42%) SQL Server
2 384 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 380 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 336 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 232 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 214 (5.93%) Crystal Reports
7 179 (4.96%) MS Access
7 179 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 161 (4.46%) MySQL
9 134 (3.71%) Oracle Database
10 131 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 105 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
12 97 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 81 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
14 65 (1.80%) QlikView
15 59 (1.63%) Data Mining
16 49 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
17 44 (1.22%) NoSQL
18 40 (1.11%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 484 (13.41%) Visual Studio
2 232 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 177 (4.90%) NUnit
4 144 (3.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 129 (3.57%) Subversion
6 101 (2.80%) Moq
7 88 (2.44%) MSTest
7 88 (2.44%) Selenium
8 83 (2.30%) Git (software)
9 81 (2.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 77 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 76 (2.11%) MSI
12 43 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 41 (1.14%) InstallShield
13 41 (1.14%) Maven
14 38 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
15 30 (0.83%) JIRA
16 28 (0.78%) AdminStudio
16 28 (0.78%) MSBuild
17 25 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 774 (21.45%) Finance
2 165 (4.57%) Retail
3 143 (3.96%) Banking
4 135 (3.74%) Marketing
5 81 (2.24%) Law
6 73 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 57 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 55 (1.52%) Advertising
9 54 (1.50%) Legal
9 54 (1.50%) Games
9 54 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 43 (1.19%) Front Office
11 35 (0.97%) Back Office
12 31 (0.86%) Investment Banking
13 28 (0.78%) Publishing
14 27 (0.75%) Aerospace
15 26 (0.72%) Electronics
16 24 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (0.67%) Music Industry
17 16 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2033 (56.33%) Developer
2 853 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 657 (18.20%) Analyst
4 386 (10.70%) Software Developer
5 278 (7.70%) C# Developer
6 239 (6.62%) Senior Developer
7 227 (6.29%) Applications Support
8 197 (5.46%) VB.NET Developer
9 192 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 178 (4.93%) Web Developer
11 160 (4.43%) Support Analyst
12 158 (4.38%) Junior
13 138 (3.82%) Junior Developer
14 135 (3.74%) Graduate
15 134 (3.71%) ASP.NET Developer
16 131 (3.63%) VB Developer
17 128 (3.55%) Programmer
18 121 (3.35%) Software Engineer
19 114 (3.16%) Consultant
20 103 (2.85%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2391 (66.25%) .NET
2 1357 (37.60%) ASP.NET
3 1020 (28.26%) HTML
4 711 (19.70%) CSS
5 683 (18.92%) XML
6 444 (12.30%) .NET Framework
7 433 (12.00%) WCF
8 419 (11.61%) Web Services
9 386 (10.70%) jQuery
10 294 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 273 (7.56%) Ajax
12 268 (7.43%) WinForms
13 255 (7.07%) WPF
14 189 (5.24%) HTML5
15 186 (5.15%) SOAP
16 164 (4.54%) Classic ASP
17 149 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 148 (4.10%) LINQ
19 126 (3.49%) XSLT
20 125 (3.46%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 321 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 304 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 96 (2.66%) Mathematics
5 72 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
6 67 (1.86%) N-Tier
7 63 (1.75%) Replication
8 55 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 54 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 53 (1.47%) Clustering
11 49 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 46 (1.27%) Statistics
13 39 (1.08%) User Experience
14 33 (0.91%) Tandem
15 30 (0.83%) Blackberry
16 28 (0.78%) Open Source
17 27 (0.75%) Visualisation
17 27 (0.75%) Data Conversion
18 26 (0.72%) Derivative
19 24 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1008 (27.93%) Windows
2 240 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (5.38%) UNIX
4 191 (5.29%) Linux
5 153 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 145 (4.02%) Windows 7
7 143 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 61 (1.69%) Android
9 52 (1.44%) Windows XP
10 48 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 38 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 25 (0.69%) Solaris
13 21 (0.58%) HPUX
14 16 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.25%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.14%) Debian
18 5 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 652 (18.07%) MVC
3 348 (9.64%) OO
4 333 (9.23%) Scrum
5 313 (8.67%) TDD
6 291 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
7 278 (7.70%) Software Engineering
8 243 (6.73%) Web Development
9 239 (6.62%) Web Application Development
10 191 (5.29%) E-Commerce
11 187 (5.18%) ITIL
12 172 (4.77%) Project Management
13 164 (4.54%) OOP
14 131 (3.63%) CRM
15 127 (3.52%) Kanban
16 118 (3.27%) Unit Testing
17 116 (3.21%) Migration
18 115 (3.19%) Mentoring
19 114 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
20 100 (2.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2091 (57.94%) C#
2 2013 (55.78%) SQL
3 1171 (32.45%) VB.NET
4 971 (26.90%) JavaScript
5 865 (23.97%) VB6
6 581 (16.10%) VBScript
7 575 (15.93%) Java
8 507 (14.05%) T-SQL
9 374 (10.36%) C++
10 337 (9.34%) VBA
11 296 (8.20%) PowerShell
12 208 (5.76%) PHP
13 159 (4.41%) C
14 129 (3.57%) PL/SQL
15 87 (2.41%) Python
16 76 (2.11%) Perl
17 67 (1.86%) Ruby
18 52 (1.44%) Shell Script
19 48 (1.33%) Delphi
20 38 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 614 (17.01%) Degree
2 141 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 111 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 80 (2.22%) ISEB
5 58 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 57 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 46 (1.27%) MCSE
8 45 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 41 (1.14%) MCP
10 29 (0.80%) MCITP
11 27 (0.75%) MCTS
12 26 (0.72%) MCSD
13 23 (0.64%) MCAD
13 23 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.36%) PhD
17 11 (0.30%) MCSA
17 11 (0.30%) HND
18 9 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (4.29%) QA
2 70 (1.94%) SLA
3 57 (1.58%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.44%) WAI
5 11 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.17%) HL7
8 3 (0.083%) COBIT
9 2 (0.055%) DICOM
9 2 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.055%) COSO
9 2 (0.055%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.055%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.028%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 318 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 149 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 56 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 49 (1.36%) XenApp
5 49 (1.36%) XenDesktop
6 34 (0.94%) vSphere
7 30 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.22%) MetaFrame
11 7 (0.19%) Firmware
11 7 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.14%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.055%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.055%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 160 (4.43%) SCCM
2 48 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 47 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (0.78%) AppDNA
5 17 (0.47%) SCOM
5 17 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 16 (0.44%) WSUS
7 12 (0.33%) Nagios
7 12 (0.33%) OpenView
7 12 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
8 11 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.19%) EdgeSight
12 6 (0.17%) OPNET
12 6 (0.17%) BladeLogic
12 6 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (0.14%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1212 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 587 (16.26%) Oracle
3 198 (5.49%) Citrix
4 195 (5.40%) VMware
5 114 (3.16%) Business Objects
6 98 (2.72%) HP
7 72 (2.00%) SAP
8 56 (1.55%) Cisco
9 54 (1.50%) IBM
10 40 (1.11%) Sybase
10 40 (1.11%) Telerik
11 38 (1.05%) Tableau
12 37 (1.03%) Cognos
13 34 (0.94%) Red Hat
14 29 (0.80%) Remedy
14 29 (0.80%) EMC
15 28 (0.78%) CA
16 27 (0.75%) Dell
17 26 (0.72%) NetApp
18 24 (0.67%) Symantec
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Whitstable, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37500.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago