The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 281 254 174
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -80
Permanent jobs citing VB 1062 1262 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.26% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.44% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1099 1650
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
48458 51627 55676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.86% 51.40% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42345 44488 47134
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in England

VB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 313 £50,000 - 27
South East +16 273 £45,000 +28.57% 18
East of England -14 91 £44,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands -5 85 £40,325 +0.81% 10
South West +9 82 £40,000 +6.66% 10
North West -11 79 £35,000 +4.47% 12
Yorkshire -16 67 £32,500 -7.14% 12
West Midlands -24 65 £35,500 +1.42% 4
North East -7 7 £41,750 +4.37% 5
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VB.

1 1425 (63.82%) .NET
2 1312 (58.76%) C#
3 1291 (57.81%) SQL
4 1012 (45.32%) SQL Server
5 840 (37.62%) ASP.NET
6 691 (30.94%) Microsoft
7 674 (30.18%) VB.NET
8 632 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
9 617 (27.63%) Windows
10 608 (27.23%) Finance
11 543 (24.32%) JavaScript
12 504 (22.57%) MVC
13 495 (22.17%) HTML
14 380 (17.02%) XML
15 377 (16.88%) VB6
16 358 (16.03%) Degree
16 358 (16.03%) Java
17 328 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 326 (14.60%) Oracle
19 324 (14.51%) T-SQL
20 308 (13.79%) MS Excel
21 306 (13.70%) CSS
22 295 (13.21%) Scrum
23 279 (12.49%) Web Services
24 275 (12.32%) WCF
25 268 (12.00%) .NET Framework
26 258 (11.55%) TDD
27 255 (11.42%) SDLC
28 250 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 243 (10.88%) Unix

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 233 (10.43%) IIS
2 170 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 71 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 49 (2.19%) Apache
5 48 (2.15%) CMS
6 45 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 43 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
8 37 (1.66%) WebSphere
9 34 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 32 (1.43%) SAS
12 27 (1.21%) JBoss
13 26 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (1.03%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.67%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.58%) WordPress
17 11 (0.49%) OpenROAD
18 10 (0.45%) DNN
19 8 (0.36%) Captiva
19 8 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 308 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 135 (6.05%) MS Office
3 30 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.22%) MS Project
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.13%) HipChat
7 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.045%) Stata
Business Applications
1 41 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
3 13 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
4 12 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.54%) Siebel Analytics
5 10 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.40%) BASE24
7 8 (0.36%) WebTrends
8 7 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.31%) HFM
8 7 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
8 7 (0.31%) Infor M3
8 7 (0.31%) Relativity
8 7 (0.31%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.22%) Magento
9 5 (0.22%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.18%) Exstream
10 4 (0.18%) LabWindows
10 4 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.07%) Office 365
4 14 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.49%) SaaS
6 8 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.18%) GitHub
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.13%) BIME
8 3 (0.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.090%) IaaS
9 2 (0.090%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.090%) Slack
9 2 (0.090%) Trello
10 1 (0.045%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.09%) Internet
2 97 (4.34%) Firewall
3 81 (3.63%) TCP/IP
4 57 (2.55%) DNS
5 35 (1.57%) LAN
6 31 (1.39%) DHCP
7 30 (1.34%) SAN
8 26 (1.16%) WAN
9 19 (0.85%) VPN
10 17 (0.76%) Intranet
11 15 (0.67%) Kerberos
12 11 (0.49%) NetScaler
12 11 (0.49%) SNMP
13 10 (0.45%) Wireless
14 9 (0.40%) FTP
14 9 (0.40%) LDAP
15 8 (0.36%) ATM
15 8 (0.36%) IPsec
16 7 (0.31%) HTTP
16 7 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1012 (45.32%) SQL Server
2 250 (11.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 219 (9.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 183 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 173 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 105 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 92 (4.12%) MS Access
8 87 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
9 74 (3.31%) QlikView
10 72 (3.22%) NoSQL
11 68 (3.05%) MySQL
12 65 (2.91%) Relational Database
13 62 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 59 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 51 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
16 44 (1.97%) Oracle Database
17 40 (1.79%) RDBMS
18 37 (1.66%) Data Mining
18 37 (1.66%) DTS
19 34 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 231 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 147 (6.58%) NUnit
3 115 (5.15%) Selenium
4 109 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 107 (4.79%) Git (software)
6 100 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 95 (4.25%) Subversion
8 87 (3.90%) Moq
9 60 (2.69%) MSTest
10 53 (2.37%) JIRA
10 53 (2.37%) LoadRunner
11 50 (2.24%) TestNG
12 44 (1.97%) HP UFT
13 43 (1.93%) WebDriver
14 41 (1.84%) JMeter
15 39 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 35 (1.57%) Gatling
17 33 (1.48%) SoapUI
17 33 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 26 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 608 (27.23%) Finance
2 95 (4.25%) Banking
3 79 (3.54%) Advertising
4 71 (3.18%) Marketing
5 70 (3.13%) Front Office
6 64 (2.87%) Retail
7 55 (2.46%) Back Office
8 54 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.97%) Legal
10 41 (1.84%) Games
11 38 (1.70%) Electronics
11 38 (1.70%) Law
12 28 (1.25%) Telecoms
13 22 (0.99%) Military
14 21 (0.94%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.67%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.63%) Local Government
17 12 (0.54%) Automotive
18 6 (0.27%) International Banking
19 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1231 (55.13%) Developer
2 725 (32.47%) .NET Developer
3 405 (18.14%) C# Developer
4 387 (17.33%) Analyst
5 307 (13.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 221 (9.90%) SQL Developer
7 168 (7.52%) Software Developer
8 158 (7.08%) VB Developer
9 147 (6.58%) Applications Support
10 136 (6.09%) Support Analyst
11 122 (5.46%) Graduate
12 110 (4.93%) Junior
13 107 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
13 107 (4.79%) Graduate Developer
14 106 (4.75%) Senior Developer
15 105 (4.70%) Applications Developer
16 94 (4.21%) VB.NET Developer
17 93 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
18 92 (4.12%) Junior Developer
19 87 (3.90%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1425 (63.82%) .NET
2 840 (37.62%) ASP.NET
3 495 (22.17%) HTML
4 380 (17.02%) XML
5 328 (14.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 306 (13.70%) CSS
7 279 (12.49%) Web Services
8 275 (12.32%) WCF
9 268 (12.00%) .NET Framework
10 224 (10.03%) jQuery
11 207 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 202 (9.05%) WPF
13 182 (8.15%) Ajax
14 170 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 163 (7.30%) WinForms
16 134 (6.00%) AngularJS
17 113 (5.06%) HTML5
17 113 (5.06%) RESTful
18 112 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 107 (4.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 231 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 216 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 79 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 63 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 58 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
7 38 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 33 (1.48%) Tandem
10 29 (1.30%) Physics
11 28 (1.25%) Mainframe
12 26 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 26 (1.16%) User Experience
13 23 (1.03%) Data Centre
14 22 (0.99%) Fixed Income
15 21 (0.94%) N-Tier
16 19 (0.85%) Derivative
17 17 (0.76%) Streaming Music
18 16 (0.72%) Data Structures
19 15 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 617 (27.63%) Windows
2 243 (10.88%) Unix
3 225 (10.08%) Linux
4 169 (7.57%) Windows Server
5 94 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 72 (3.22%) Windows 7
7 68 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 53 (2.37%) Android
8 53 (2.37%) Apple iOS
9 41 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (1.75%) Solaris
10 39 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 16 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.49%) Windows 2000
13 11 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.40%) Kali Linux
15 8 (0.36%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (22.57%) MVC
3 295 (13.21%) Scrum
4 258 (11.55%) TDD
5 255 (11.42%) SDLC
6 223 (9.99%) Web Application Development
7 193 (8.64%) OO
8 187 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
9 159 (7.12%) BDD
10 157 (7.03%) Software Engineering
11 135 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (5.33%) CRM
12 119 (5.33%) ITIL
13 118 (5.28%) Web Development
14 115 (5.15%) Unit Testing
15 114 (5.11%) Kanban
16 97 (4.34%) Analytics
17 89 (3.99%) MVVM
18 87 (3.90%) Test Automation
19 81 (3.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1312 (58.76%) C#
2 1291 (57.81%) SQL
3 674 (30.18%) VB.NET
4 543 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 377 (16.88%) VB6
6 358 (16.03%) Java
7 324 (14.51%) T-SQL
8 239 (10.70%) VBA
9 234 (10.48%) C++
10 224 (10.03%) VBScript
11 200 (8.96%) PowerShell
12 144 (6.45%) Perl
13 138 (6.18%) Python
14 115 (5.15%) C
15 106 (4.75%) PL/SQL
16 87 (3.90%) PHP
17 75 (3.36%) Shell Script
18 74 (3.31%) Ruby
19 44 (1.97%) Bash Shell
20 20 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 358 (16.03%) Degree
2 145 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 85 (3.81%) ISEB
4 81 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 74 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 42 (1.88%) MCSE
8 40 (1.79%) ISTQB
9 27 (1.21%) DV Cleared
10 21 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.76%) CCNA
11 17 (0.76%) PhD
12 16 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.63%) MCP
14 13 (0.58%) PMI Certification
15 12 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.45%) CCA
16 10 (0.45%) MCSA
16 10 (0.45%) MCTS
16 10 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (5.78%) QA
2 67 (3.00%) SLA
3 25 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.36%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.22%) HL7
7 3 (0.13%) DICOM
7 3 (0.13%) GAMP
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.090%) FATCA
8 2 (0.090%) MiFID
8 2 (0.090%) SDET
9 1 (0.045%) GMP
9 1 (0.045%) JTAG
System Software
1 166 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 66 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (0.99%) XenApp
4 19 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.45%) Firmware
8 9 (0.40%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.31%) vSphere
10 6 (0.27%) Snort
10 6 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.090%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (2.87%) SCCM
2 32 (1.43%) SCOM
3 25 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 23 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.76%) Nessus
6 15 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 15 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 14 (0.63%) WSUS
8 11 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (0.49%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.40%) Control-M
9 9 (0.40%) Nmap
9 9 (0.40%) Puppet
10 8 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.31%) AppDNA
11 7 (0.31%) EnCase
12 6 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
12 6 (0.27%) Nexpose
12 6 (0.27%) Proventia
12 6 (0.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 691 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 326 (14.60%) Oracle
3 104 (4.66%) HP
4 84 (3.76%) VMware
5 65 (2.91%) SAP
6 51 (2.28%) Cisco
7 49 (2.19%) Redback
8 41 (1.84%) Citrix
9 40 (1.79%) IBM
10 29 (1.30%) Symantec
11 24 (1.07%) Sybase
12 23 (1.03%) NetApp
12 23 (1.03%) Telerik
13 22 (0.99%) Adobe
14 21 (0.94%) Google
14 21 (0.94%) Serena
15 20 (0.90%) 3PAR
16 19 (0.85%) EMC
16 19 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
16 19 (0.85%) SunGard
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