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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 152 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 2060 2218 2594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.88% 2.18% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 4.13% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1917 2329
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 £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
56764 53761 60482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.88% 52.81% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48624 46509 53546
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -5 686 £50,000 - 69
South East -27 447 £37,500 +5.63% 46
East of England -21 210 £40,000 +14.28% 20
West Midlands -19 178 £35,000 - 15
North West -30 155 £33,852 +2.58% 26
Yorkshire -18 153 £35,000 +7.69% 15
South West -36 117 £35,000 - 30
East Midlands -11 86 £34,000 +9.67% 13
North East +7 29 £32,500 -1.51% 3
Midlands +15 2 £37,500 +17.18%
South Coast +4 1 - -
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UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2508 (63.17%) .NET
2 2236 (56.32%) SQL
3 2169 (54.63%) C#
4 1956 (49.27%) SQL Server
5 1340 (33.75%) ASP.NET
6 1272 (32.04%) VB.NET
7 1264 (31.84%) Microsoft
8 1107 (27.88%) Windows
9 983 (24.76%) JavaScript
10 975 (24.56%) HTML
11 924 (23.27%) Finance
12 854 (21.51%) VB6
13 730 (18.39%) Degree
14 726 (18.29%) XML
15 714 (17.98%) MS Excel
16 699 (17.61%) Java
17 681 (17.15%) VBScript
18 645 (16.25%) Oracle
19 642 (16.17%) CSS
20 625 (15.74%) MVC
21 583 (14.69%) T-SQL
22 478 (12.04%) Visual Studio
23 476 (11.99%) WCF
24 459 (11.56%) C++
25 444 (11.18%) Web Services
26 429 (10.81%) .NET Framework
27 419 (10.55%) Computer Science
28 414 (10.43%) VBA
29 398 (10.03%) Scrum
30 395 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 310 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 287 (7.23%) IIS
3 111 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 93 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
5 82 (2.07%) CMS
5 82 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 66 (1.66%) Node.js
7 56 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 53 (1.34%) Apache
9 49 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 47 (1.18%) SAS
11 39 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
12 36 (0.91%) Lync
13 35 (0.88%) Tomcat
14 34 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 31 (0.78%) FileNet
16 26 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
17 22 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 22 (0.55%) MODX
Applications
1 714 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 243 (6.12%) MS Office
3 53 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 25 (0.63%) SPSS
6 24 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.076%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.050%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.050%) MS Project
12 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.025%) InDesign
12 1 (0.025%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.025%) Simulink
12 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.025%) Revit
Business Applications
1 40 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 40 (1.01%) HFM
2 26 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
3 21 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 20 (0.50%) assyst
5 19 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.28%) Endur
7 9 (0.23%) Maximo
8 8 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
9 7 (0.18%) Visualfiles
9 7 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.18%) Magento
10 6 (0.15%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.10%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.10%) Misys Opics
11 4 (0.10%) Siebel Analytics
11 4 (0.10%) Summit
11 4 (0.10%) e-Work
12 3 (0.076%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.076%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (0.71%) SaaS
2 23 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.050%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.050%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.050%) Heroku
5 2 (0.050%) Taleo
6 1 (0.025%) GitHub
6 1 (0.025%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 210 (5.29%) Internet
2 79 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 73 (1.84%) DNS
4 70 (1.76%) Firewall
5 48 (1.21%) SAN
6 46 (1.16%) WAN
7 43 (1.08%) LAN
8 38 (0.96%) LDAP
9 37 (0.93%) DHCP
10 35 (0.88%) Intranet
11 27 (0.68%) FTP
11 27 (0.68%) VPN
12 23 (0.58%) Extranet
13 21 (0.53%) VoIP
14 19 (0.48%) Wireless
15 17 (0.43%) NetScaler
16 15 (0.38%) HTTP
17 14 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (0.35%) Ethernet
18 11 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1956 (49.27%) SQL Server
2 395 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 362 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 347 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 244 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 221 (5.57%) Relational Database
7 201 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 197 (4.96%) Crystal Reports
9 191 (4.81%) MySQL
9 191 (4.81%) MS Access
10 129 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 115 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
12 91 (2.29%) Oracle Database
13 74 (1.86%) Data Mining
13 74 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
14 67 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
15 64 (1.61%) QlikView
16 56 (1.41%) DTS
17 49 (1.23%) NoSQL
18 36 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 478 (12.04%) Visual Studio
2 245 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 238 (5.99%) NUnit
4 168 (4.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 155 (3.90%) Subversion
6 142 (3.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 112 (2.82%) Moq
8 107 (2.70%) MSI
9 96 (2.42%) Selenium
9 96 (2.42%) MSTest
10 84 (2.12%) Git (software)
11 73 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 57 (1.44%) JIRA
13 45 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 43 (1.08%) InstallShield
15 42 (1.06%) MSBuild
16 36 (0.91%) Maven
17 31 (0.78%) TestComplete
18 26 (0.65%) AdminStudio
19 22 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 924 (23.27%) Finance
2 173 (4.36%) Banking
3 162 (4.08%) Retail
4 135 (3.40%) Marketing
5 102 (2.57%) Law
6 87 (2.19%) Games
7 84 (2.12%) Legal
8 82 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 67 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 51 (1.28%) Investment Banking
11 48 (1.21%) Manufacturing
12 40 (1.01%) Advertising
13 39 (0.98%) Publishing
14 38 (0.96%) Front Office
15 35 (0.88%) Back Office
16 29 (0.73%) Billing
17 27 (0.68%) Music Industry
18 25 (0.63%) Electronics
19 22 (0.55%) Aerospace
20 19 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 2111 (53.17%) Developer
2 918 (23.12%) .NET Developer
3 729 (18.36%) Analyst
4 343 (8.64%) Software Developer
5 312 (7.86%) C# Developer
6 203 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 202 (5.09%) VB.NET Developer
8 200 (5.04%) Applications Support
9 184 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 181 (4.56%) Junior
11 172 (4.33%) Consultant
12 168 (4.23%) Web Developer
13 167 (4.21%) Support Analyst
14 158 (3.98%) Junior Developer
15 152 (3.83%) Software Engineer
16 146 (3.68%) Graduate
17 143 (3.60%) VB Developer
18 142 (3.58%) ASP.NET Developer
19 126 (3.17%) SQL Developer
20 111 (2.80%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2508 (63.17%) .NET
2 1340 (33.75%) ASP.NET
3 975 (24.56%) HTML
4 726 (18.29%) XML
5 642 (16.17%) CSS
6 476 (11.99%) WCF
7 444 (11.18%) Web Services
8 429 (10.81%) .NET Framework
9 372 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 369 (9.29%) jQuery
11 318 (8.01%) WPF
12 264 (6.65%) WinForms
13 254 (6.40%) Ajax
14 248 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 193 (4.86%) HTML5
16 187 (4.71%) Classic ASP
17 184 (4.63%) Razor View Engine
18 178 (4.48%) LINQ
19 165 (4.16%) SOAP
20 152 (3.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 419 (10.55%) Computer Science
2 143 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 123 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 101 (2.54%) Mathematics
5 88 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 87 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
7 55 (1.39%) N-Tier
8 53 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (1.11%) Replication
10 41 (1.03%) iPhone
10 41 (1.03%) Clustering
11 39 (0.98%) Statistics
12 32 (0.81%) Blackberry
13 30 (0.76%) Open Source
13 30 (0.76%) Tandem
14 29 (0.73%) Blog
15 25 (0.63%) Physics
16 23 (0.58%) IVR
17 22 (0.55%) Visualisation
17 22 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1107 (27.88%) Windows
2 266 (6.70%) UNIX
3 259 (6.52%) Linux
4 228 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 186 (4.69%) Windows 7
6 130 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 114 (2.87%) Android
8 109 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 81 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 69 (1.74%) Windows XP
11 60 (1.51%) Apple iOS
12 42 (1.06%) Solaris
13 19 (0.48%) Windows CE
14 18 (0.45%) HPUX
15 15 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 15 (0.38%) Windows Phone
16 11 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.23%) AIX
18 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (15.74%) MVC
2 398 (10.03%) Scrum
3 375 (9.45%) TDD
4 333 (8.39%) OO
5 298 (7.51%) Web Application Development
6 283 (7.13%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (7.08%) Software Engineering
8 279 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
9 238 (5.99%) ITIL
10 212 (5.34%) E-Commerce
11 205 (5.16%) Web Development
12 194 (4.89%) Project Management
13 189 (4.76%) OOP
14 167 (4.21%) Unit Testing
15 152 (3.83%) Migration
15 152 (3.83%) Kanban
16 150 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
16 150 (3.78%) CRM
17 146 (3.68%) Release Management
18 135 (3.40%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2236 (56.32%) SQL
2 2169 (54.63%) C#
3 1272 (32.04%) VB.NET
4 983 (24.76%) JavaScript
5 854 (21.51%) VB6
6 699 (17.61%) Java
7 681 (17.15%) VBScript
8 583 (14.69%) T-SQL
9 459 (11.56%) C++
10 414 (10.43%) VBA
11 367 (9.24%) PowerShell
12 240 (6.05%) PHP
13 182 (4.58%) C
14 136 (3.43%) Perl
15 123 (3.10%) PL/SQL
16 84 (2.12%) Python
17 77 (1.94%) Ruby
18 64 (1.61%) Shell Script
19 46 (1.16%) Delphi
20 34 (0.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 730 (18.39%) Degree
2 197 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 170 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 136 (3.43%) ISEB
5 93 (2.34%) MCP
6 78 (1.96%) MCTS
7 75 (1.89%) MCSD
7 75 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 69 (1.74%) ISTQB
9 66 (1.66%) MCAD
10 60 (1.51%) DV Cleared
11 46 (1.16%) MCSE
12 39 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (0.55%) HND
15 21 (0.53%) MCITP
16 19 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (6.60%) QA
2 54 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 49 (1.23%) SLA
4 21 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.28%) WAI
7 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.13%) FATCA
8 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.10%) COREP
9 4 (0.10%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.10%) Basel III
9 4 (0.10%) Basel II
10 3 (0.076%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.050%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.050%) COBIT
12 1 (0.025%) HL7
12 1 (0.025%) DICOM
12 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.025%) AIFMD
System Software
1 320 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 165 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 67 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 62 (1.56%) XenApp
6 57 (1.44%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.55%) vSphere
7 22 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.25%) XenServer
9 10 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.18%) MetaFrame
11 7 (0.18%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.13%) KVM
13 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 176 (4.43%) SCCM
2 80 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
3 49 (1.23%) WSUS
4 30 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 28 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 25 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 22 (0.55%) AppDNA
8 15 (0.38%) OpenView
9 14 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 14 (0.35%) OpenSSO
10 12 (0.30%) Nagios
11 11 (0.28%) OPNET
11 11 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
11 11 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
12 10 (0.25%) Windows Intune
12 10 (0.25%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.20%) SCOM
13 8 (0.20%) ARCserve
14 7 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1264 (31.84%) Microsoft
2 645 (16.25%) Oracle
3 270 (6.80%) Citrix
4 220 (5.54%) VMware
5 176 (4.43%) HP
6 118 (2.97%) Business Objects
7 116 (2.92%) SAP
8 64 (1.61%) Cognos
9 63 (1.59%) IBM
10 58 (1.46%) Cisco
11 51 (1.28%) NetApp
12 50 (1.26%) Remedy
13 49 (1.23%) Sybase
14 46 (1.16%) Tableau
15 41 (1.03%) Symantec
16 39 (0.98%) Google
16 39 (0.98%) CA
16 39 (0.98%) Red Hat
17 37 (0.93%) AppSense
18 36 (0.91%) EMC
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + share options, pension, health
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Benefits + small bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago