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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 149 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 2050 2231 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.89% 2.19% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 4.14% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 1921 2330
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56601 53929 60554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.07% 52.93% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48533 46736 53651
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 23 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 23 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 -10 678 £50,000 - 76
South East -28 444 £37,625 +5.98% 47
East of England -18 217 £40,000 +14.28% 19
West Midlands -11 174 £35,000 - 17
North West -20 155 £33,246 -0.01% 24
Yorkshire -20 153 £33,000 +1.53% 26
South West -32 119 £35,000 - 28
East Midlands -11 85 £32,500 +4.83% 14
North East +3 29 £32,500 -1.51% 3
Midlands +15 2 £37,500 +17.18%
South Coast +6 1 - -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 2515 (63.10%) .NET
2 2252 (56.50%) SQL
3 2179 (54.67%) C#
4 1967 (49.35%) SQL Server
5 1338 (33.57%) ASP.NET
6 1272 (31.91%) VB.NET
7 1267 (31.79%) Microsoft
8 1109 (27.82%) Windows
9 983 (24.66%) JavaScript
10 973 (24.41%) HTML
11 932 (23.38%) Finance
12 853 (21.40%) VB6
13 741 (18.59%) Degree
14 733 (18.39%) XML
15 716 (17.96%) MS Excel
16 702 (17.61%) Java
17 670 (16.81%) VBScript
18 662 (16.61%) Oracle
19 641 (16.08%) CSS
20 629 (15.78%) MVC
21 587 (14.73%) T-SQL
22 478 (11.99%) Visual Studio
22 478 (11.99%) WCF
23 455 (11.41%) C++
24 445 (11.16%) Web Services
25 432 (10.84%) .NET Framework
26 419 (10.51%) Computer Science
27 414 (10.39%) VBA
28 401 (10.06%) Scrum
29 396 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 314 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 291 (7.30%) IIS
3 112 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 93 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 81 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 79 (1.98%) CMS
7 68 (1.71%) Node.js
8 56 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
9 55 (1.38%) Apache
10 48 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 46 (1.15%) SAS
12 39 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 37 (0.93%) Lync
14 36 (0.90%) Tomcat
14 36 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
15 34 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 31 (0.78%) FileNet
17 28 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
18 24 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (0.55%) MODX
Applications
1 716 (17.96%) MS Excel
2 247 (6.20%) MS Office
3 57 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 25 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.60%) SPSS
7 11 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
10 3 (0.075%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.050%) MS Project
11 2 (0.050%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.025%) Revit
12 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.025%) Simulink
12 1 (0.025%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.025%) InDesign
12 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 42 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (1.00%) HFM
3 26 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
4 21 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 20 (0.50%) assyst
6 19 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.30%) Endur
8 9 (0.23%) Maximo
8 9 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 8 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
9 8 (0.20%) Magento
10 7 (0.18%) Visualfiles
11 6 (0.15%) SAP SRM
12 5 (0.13%) SAP R/3
13 4 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.10%) Summit
13 4 (0.10%) e-Work
13 4 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.10%) Siebel Analytics
13 4 (0.10%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.70%) SaaS
2 26 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.33%) Office 365
6 2 (0.050%) Heroku
6 2 (0.050%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.050%) Taleo
6 2 (0.050%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.025%) GitHub
7 1 (0.025%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 215 (5.39%) Internet
2 79 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 73 (1.83%) Firewall
4 69 (1.73%) DNS
5 52 (1.30%) WAN
6 48 (1.20%) LAN
7 46 (1.15%) SAN
8 37 (0.93%) Intranet
8 37 (0.93%) LDAP
9 36 (0.90%) DHCP
10 29 (0.73%) FTP
11 27 (0.68%) VPN
12 23 (0.58%) Extranet
13 21 (0.53%) VoIP
14 20 (0.50%) Wireless
15 15 (0.38%) HTTP
16 14 (0.35%) Ethernet
16 14 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.35%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1967 (49.35%) SQL Server
2 396 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 362 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 348 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 248 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 224 (5.62%) Relational Database
7 211 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 200 (5.02%) Crystal Reports
9 198 (4.97%) MySQL
10 192 (4.82%) MS Access
11 125 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 112 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
13 99 (2.48%) Oracle Database
14 75 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
15 71 (1.78%) Data Mining
16 68 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
17 63 (1.58%) QlikView
18 58 (1.46%) DTS
19 49 (1.23%) NoSQL
20 38 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 478 (11.99%) Visual Studio
2 247 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 238 (5.97%) NUnit
4 167 (4.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 158 (3.96%) Subversion
6 142 (3.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 112 (2.81%) Moq
8 102 (2.56%) MSI
9 95 (2.38%) MSTest
10 94 (2.36%) Selenium
11 87 (2.18%) Git (software)
12 73 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 55 (1.38%) JIRA
14 46 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 42 (1.05%) InstallShield
16 40 (1.00%) MSBuild
17 36 (0.90%) Maven
18 30 (0.75%) TestComplete
19 24 (0.60%) Eclipse
20 23 (0.58%) AdminStudio
General
1 932 (23.38%) Finance
2 173 (4.34%) Banking
3 163 (4.09%) Retail
4 134 (3.36%) Marketing
5 102 (2.56%) Law
6 90 (2.26%) Games
7 84 (2.11%) Legal
8 83 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 67 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 51 (1.28%) Investment Banking
11 49 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 39 (0.98%) Publishing
13 38 (0.95%) Front Office
13 38 (0.95%) Back Office
14 37 (0.93%) Advertising
15 28 (0.70%) Billing
16 27 (0.68%) Music Industry
17 24 (0.60%) Electronics
18 20 (0.50%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 2119 (53.16%) Developer
2 915 (22.96%) .NET Developer
3 737 (18.49%) Analyst
4 339 (8.50%) Software Developer
5 309 (7.75%) C# Developer
6 202 (5.07%) Applications Support
7 200 (5.02%) VB.NET Developer
8 198 (4.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 183 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 182 (4.57%) Junior
11 179 (4.49%) Consultant
12 168 (4.21%) Support Analyst
13 166 (4.16%) Web Developer
14 159 (3.99%) Junior Developer
15 152 (3.81%) Software Engineer
16 149 (3.74%) Graduate
17 144 (3.61%) VB Developer
18 139 (3.49%) ASP.NET Developer
19 127 (3.19%) SQL Developer
20 114 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2515 (63.10%) .NET
2 1338 (33.57%) ASP.NET
3 973 (24.41%) HTML
4 733 (18.39%) XML
5 641 (16.08%) CSS
6 478 (11.99%) WCF
7 445 (11.16%) Web Services
8 432 (10.84%) .NET Framework
9 372 (9.33%) jQuery
10 371 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 320 (8.03%) WPF
12 261 (6.55%) WinForms
13 252 (6.32%) Ajax
13 252 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 192 (4.82%) HTML5
15 187 (4.69%) Classic ASP
16 185 (4.64%) Razor View Engine
17 177 (4.44%) LINQ
18 166 (4.16%) SOAP
19 151 (3.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 419 (10.51%) Computer Science
2 148 (3.71%) Management Information System
3 123 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 102 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 88 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 86 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
7 54 (1.35%) N-Tier
8 52 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.05%) Replication
9 42 (1.05%) Statistics
10 41 (1.03%) Clustering
10 41 (1.03%) iPhone
11 32 (0.80%) Blackberry
12 31 (0.78%) Open Source
13 30 (0.75%) Tandem
14 29 (0.73%) Blog
15 24 (0.60%) Physics
16 23 (0.58%) IVR
17 22 (0.55%) Visualisation
18 20 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1109 (27.82%) Windows
2 272 (6.82%) UNIX
3 265 (6.65%) Linux
4 228 (5.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 183 (4.59%) Windows 7
6 131 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 115 (2.89%) Android
8 100 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 81 (2.03%) Windows 8
10 67 (1.68%) Windows XP
11 60 (1.51%) Apple iOS
12 43 (1.08%) Solaris
13 20 (0.50%) Windows CE
14 19 (0.48%) HPUX
15 16 (0.40%) Windows Vista
16 15 (0.38%) Windows Phone
17 12 (0.30%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.23%) AIX
19 8 (0.20%) Debian
19 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (15.78%) MVC
2 401 (10.06%) Scrum
3 373 (9.36%) TDD
4 338 (8.48%) OO
5 298 (7.48%) Web Application Development
6 286 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
7 280 (7.02%) Software Engineering
8 271 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
9 238 (5.97%) ITIL
10 211 (5.29%) E-Commerce
11 203 (5.09%) Web Development
12 199 (4.99%) Project Management
13 193 (4.84%) OOP
14 165 (4.14%) Unit Testing
15 158 (3.96%) Migration
16 156 (3.91%) CRM
17 151 (3.79%) Kanban
18 147 (3.69%) Release Management
19 146 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
20 135 (3.39%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2252 (56.50%) SQL
2 2179 (54.67%) C#
3 1272 (31.91%) VB.NET
4 983 (24.66%) JavaScript
5 853 (21.40%) VB6
6 702 (17.61%) Java
7 670 (16.81%) VBScript
8 587 (14.73%) T-SQL
9 455 (11.41%) C++
10 414 (10.39%) VBA
11 359 (9.01%) PowerShell
12 251 (6.30%) PHP
13 181 (4.54%) C
14 136 (3.41%) Perl
15 128 (3.21%) PL/SQL
16 83 (2.08%) Python
17 78 (1.96%) Ruby
18 64 (1.61%) Shell Script
19 46 (1.15%) Delphi
20 34 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 741 (18.59%) Degree
2 194 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 178 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 137 (3.44%) ISEB
5 95 (2.38%) MCP
6 82 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 80 (2.01%) MCTS
8 77 (1.93%) MCSD
9 68 (1.71%) MCAD
9 68 (1.71%) ISTQB
10 60 (1.51%) DV Cleared
11 46 (1.15%) MCSE
12 41 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (0.55%) HND
15 19 (0.48%) MCITP
15 19 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 17 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 13 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
18 12 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (6.47%) QA
2 53 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 49 (1.23%) SLA
4 22 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.28%) WAI
7 8 (0.20%) 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 (0.075%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.050%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.050%) COBIT
12 1 (0.025%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.025%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.025%) HL7
12 1 (0.025%) DICOM
System Software
1 315 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 159 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 64 (1.61%) XenApp
5 62 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 54 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 20 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 20 (0.50%) vSphere
8 18 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.28%) XenServer
10 9 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.18%) MetaFrame
12 7 (0.18%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.13%) KVM
13 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 170 (4.26%) SCCM
2 82 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 50 (1.25%) WSUS
4 33 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 25 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 25 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 19 (0.48%) AppDNA
7 15 (0.38%) OpenSSO
7 15 (0.38%) OpenView
8 14 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 12 (0.30%) Nagios
10 11 (0.28%) OPNET
10 11 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
10 11 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
11 10 (0.25%) Windows Intune
12 8 (0.20%) SCOM
12 8 (0.20%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.20%) ARCserve
13 7 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1267 (31.79%) Microsoft
2 662 (16.61%) Oracle
3 273 (6.85%) Citrix
4 218 (5.47%) VMware
5 178 (4.47%) HP
6 118 (2.96%) SAP
7 116 (2.91%) Business Objects
8 64 (1.61%) Cognos
8 64 (1.61%) IBM
9 56 (1.40%) Cisco
10 51 (1.28%) Remedy
11 50 (1.25%) NetApp
12 49 (1.23%) Sybase
13 46 (1.15%) Tableau
14 41 (1.03%) Symantec
15 39 (0.98%) Google
16 38 (0.95%) Red Hat
17 37 (0.93%) CA
17 37 (0.93%) EMC
17 37 (0.93%) AppSense
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Sure Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 70,000 + bens
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday