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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 254 233 184
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -49
Permanent jobs citing VB 1171 1442 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.27% 1.41% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.72% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1264 1707
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
48425 52933 59388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.70% 51.77% 53.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42404 45468 51071
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,421 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +60 392 £50,000 +11.11% 36
South East -24 257 £40,000 - 26
Yorkshire -18 98 £32,500 -14.47% 19
West Midlands -60 87 £32,000 -14.66% 9
South West +16 84 £40,000 +12.67% 11
North West -28 83 £35,000 - 10
East Midlands +5 81 £37,500 -6.25% 14
East of England -31 78 £42,500 +21.42% 8
North East -9 15 £31,000 -10.79% 7
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1606 (67.20%) .NET
2 1461 (61.13%) C#
3 1382 (57.82%) SQL
4 1245 (52.09%) SQL Server
5 851 (35.61%) ASP.NET
6 805 (33.68%) Microsoft
7 716 (29.96%) Windows
8 712 (29.79%) VB.NET
9 596 (24.94%) Finance
10 588 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
11 576 (24.10%) JavaScript
12 564 (23.60%) HTML
13 508 (21.26%) VB6
14 505 (21.13%) MVC
15 489 (20.46%) MS Excel
16 394 (16.49%) XML
17 376 (15.73%) Degree
18 352 (14.73%) CSS
18 352 (14.73%) T-SQL
19 343 (14.35%) Oracle
20 339 (14.18%) Visual Studio
21 320 (13.39%) Java
22 312 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
23 305 (12.76%) WCF
24 303 (12.68%) .NET Framework
25 300 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 283 (11.84%) VBScript
27 280 (11.72%) Web Services
28 267 (11.17%) SDLC
29 261 (10.92%) C++

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
1 258 (10.79%) IIS
2 194 (8.12%) SharePoint
3 88 (3.68%) MS Exchange
4 73 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
5 59 (2.47%) Node.js
6 48 (2.01%) Apache
7 42 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 38 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 35 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 32 (1.34%) WebSphere
11 31 (1.30%) CMS
12 30 (1.26%) Tomcat
13 29 (1.21%) SAS
14 27 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 23 (0.96%) Skype for Business
16 21 (0.88%) Drupal
17 14 (0.59%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
18 12 (0.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 12 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 489 (20.46%) MS Excel
2 179 (7.49%) MS Office
3 28 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.38%) MS Project
7 7 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.25%) SPSS
9 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.17%) Simulink
11 3 (0.13%) HipChat
11 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.13%) TargetLink
12 2 (0.084%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 52 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.88%) Siebel Analytics
3 18 (0.75%) SAP Business One
4 11 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.46%) Infor M3
5 9 (0.38%) HFM
6 8 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.33%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.29%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.25%) Bankmaster
8 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.21%) Magento
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.17%) LabWindows
10 4 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.13%) Changepoint
11 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.38%) SaaS
4 29 (1.21%) Office 365
5 13 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.38%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.33%) GitHub
8 5 (0.21%) PaaS
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.084%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.084%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.084%) Trello
11 1 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.042%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.042%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.042%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (5.69%) Internet
2 60 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 55 (2.30%) Firewall
4 40 (1.67%) DNS
5 38 (1.59%) LAN
6 37 (1.55%) SAN
7 34 (1.42%) WAN
8 33 (1.38%) DHCP
9 24 (1.00%) VPN
10 17 (0.71%) NetScaler
11 14 (0.59%) FTP
11 14 (0.59%) NAS
11 14 (0.59%) VLAN
12 13 (0.54%) Intranet
13 12 (0.50%) IPsec
14 11 (0.46%) LDAP
15 10 (0.42%) SNMP
15 10 (0.42%) SSL
16 9 (0.38%) Kerberos
16 9 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1245 (52.09%) SQL Server
2 300 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 243 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 235 (9.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 210 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 126 (5.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 124 (5.19%) MS Access
8 115 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 103 (4.31%) Relational Database
10 83 (3.47%) NoSQL
11 79 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
13 52 (2.18%) RDBMS
13 52 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (2.05%) QlikView
15 47 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
16 46 (1.92%) MySQL
17 32 (1.34%) Oracle Database
18 28 (1.17%) Data Mining
18 28 (1.17%) DTS
Development Applications
1 339 (14.18%) Visual Studio
2 153 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (5.98%) NUnit
4 126 (5.27%) Git (software)
5 117 (4.90%) Subversion
6 92 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 76 (3.18%) Moq
8 69 (2.89%) Selenium
9 55 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 47 (1.97%) MSTest
11 46 (1.92%) JIRA
12 45 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 37 (1.55%) HP UFT
14 32 (1.34%) WebDriver
15 30 (1.26%) LoadRunner
16 26 (1.09%) TestNG
17 23 (0.96%) Jenkins
17 23 (0.96%) JMeter
17 23 (0.96%) SoapUI
18 21 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 596 (24.94%) Finance
2 111 (4.64%) Banking
3 71 (2.97%) Marketing
4 66 (2.76%) Legal
5 65 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 63 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 59 (2.47%) Retail
8 58 (2.43%) Back Office
9 55 (2.30%) Advertising
10 46 (1.92%) Law
11 40 (1.67%) Games
12 39 (1.63%) Electronics
13 36 (1.51%) Front Office
14 25 (1.05%) Aerospace
15 23 (0.96%) Military
16 16 (0.67%) Automotive
17 12 (0.50%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.29%) Billing
18 7 (0.29%) Local Government
19 6 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1413 (59.12%) Developer
2 809 (33.85%) .NET Developer
3 483 (20.21%) C# Developer
4 390 (16.32%) Analyst
5 356 (14.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 273 (11.42%) SQL Developer
7 210 (8.79%) Software Developer
8 151 (6.32%) VB Developer
9 149 (6.23%) Applications Support
9 149 (6.23%) VB.NET Developer
10 144 (6.03%) Support Analyst
11 141 (5.90%) ASP.NET Developer
12 137 (5.73%) Junior
13 125 (5.23%) .NET Software Developer
14 118 (4.94%) Graduate
15 116 (4.85%) Junior Developer
16 114 (4.77%) Applications Developer
17 102 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
17 102 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 102 (4.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1606 (67.20%) .NET
2 851 (35.61%) ASP.NET
3 564 (23.60%) HTML
4 394 (16.49%) XML
5 352 (14.73%) CSS
6 312 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 305 (12.76%) WCF
8 303 (12.68%) .NET Framework
9 280 (11.72%) Web Services
10 225 (9.41%) jQuery
11 208 (8.70%) WinForms
12 199 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 198 (8.28%) WPF
14 168 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 158 (6.61%) Ajax
16 145 (6.07%) HTML5
17 124 (5.19%) AngularJS
18 111 (4.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 106 (4.44%) RESTful
20 97 (4.06%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 237 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 231 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 43 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 39 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
6 39 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 36 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
8 34 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 27 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 26 (1.09%) Mainframe
12 24 (1.00%) User Experience
13 23 (0.96%) Driving Licence
14 22 (0.92%) Data Centre
14 22 (0.92%) iPhone
14 22 (0.92%) Tandem
15 20 (0.84%) Streaming Music
16 18 (0.75%) Physics
16 18 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 716 (29.96%) Windows
2 252 (10.54%) Linux
3 250 (10.46%) Unix
4 174 (7.28%) Windows Server
5 101 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (3.68%) Android
6 88 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (2.97%) Windows 7
8 67 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 40 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 40 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (1.51%) Solaris
11 21 (0.88%) Windows 10
12 14 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.46%) FreeBSD
13 11 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.38%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.33%) Windows NT
17 7 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (21.13%) MVC
3 267 (11.17%) SDLC
4 255 (10.67%) TDD
5 253 (10.59%) Scrum
6 218 (9.12%) Web Application Development
7 209 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
8 195 (8.16%) OO
9 188 (7.87%) Software Engineering
10 165 (6.90%) Web Development
11 164 (6.86%) ITIL
12 154 (6.44%) BDD
13 129 (5.40%) CRM
14 124 (5.19%) Unit Testing
15 121 (5.06%) Project Management
16 101 (4.23%) Analytics
16 101 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (3.60%) Mentoring
18 83 (3.47%) Migration
19 80 (3.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1461 (61.13%) C#
2 1382 (57.82%) SQL
3 712 (29.79%) VB.NET
4 576 (24.10%) JavaScript
5 508 (21.26%) VB6
6 352 (14.73%) T-SQL
7 320 (13.39%) Java
8 283 (11.84%) VBScript
9 261 (10.92%) C++
10 258 (10.79%) VBA
11 219 (9.16%) PowerShell
12 139 (5.82%) PL/SQL
13 131 (5.48%) C
14 118 (4.94%) PHP
15 107 (4.48%) Perl
16 98 (4.10%) Python
17 81 (3.39%) Shell Script
18 64 (2.68%) Ruby
19 39 (1.63%) Bash Shell
20 25 (1.05%) VC++
Qualifications
1 376 (15.73%) Degree
2 138 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 112 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.47%) MCSE
6 53 (2.22%) ISEB
7 34 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 30 (1.26%) DV Cleared
8 30 (1.26%) MCSA
9 22 (0.92%) MCTS
10 21 (0.88%) CCA
10 21 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (0.88%) MCP
11 20 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.67%) MCPD
14 15 (0.63%) MCSD
15 14 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.85%) QA
2 59 (2.47%) SLA
3 44 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.38%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.13%) TickIT
6 2 (0.084%) GAMP
6 2 (0.084%) HL7
7 1 (0.042%) GAAP
7 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 202 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 85 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 32 (1.34%) XenApp
5 21 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 15 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.42%) vSphere
10 9 (0.38%) Firmware
11 8 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.21%) Snort
13 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.084%) Docker
15 2 (0.084%) Postfix
15 2 (0.084%) SpamAssassin
15 2 (0.084%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.084%) UAG
15 2 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (3.22%) SCCM
2 35 (1.46%) SCOM
3 34 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
4 23 (0.96%) Puppet
5 20 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 19 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.50%) EnCase
7 12 (0.50%) FTK
8 10 (0.42%) WSUS
9 9 (0.38%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.29%) Ansible
10 7 (0.29%) AppDNA
10 7 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 7 (0.29%) Nessus
10 7 (0.29%) OpenView
11 6 (0.25%) MOM
11 6 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 805 (33.68%) Microsoft
2 343 (14.35%) Oracle
3 105 (4.39%) VMware
4 79 (3.31%) SAP
5 77 (3.22%) HP
6 64 (2.68%) Citrix
7 46 (1.92%) IBM
8 45 (1.88%) Cisco
9 35 (1.46%) Redback
9 35 (1.46%) Symantec
10 29 (1.21%) Google
11 25 (1.05%) Telerik
12 24 (1.00%) Siebel
13 21 (0.88%) Serena
14 20 (0.84%) Adobe
15 19 (0.79%) EMC
16 17 (0.71%) CA
17 16 (0.67%) EPiServer
18 15 (0.63%) Intel Security
18 15 (0.63%) Sage
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