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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 211 172 126
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -46
Permanent jobs citing VB 1421 1914 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.43% 1.73% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 3.26% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1680 1980
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,061
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
51650 58648 53745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.85% 53.15% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44343 50440 46679
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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
South East -20 343 £40,000 +2.56% 37
London -110 330 £45,000 -5.26% 53
West Midlands -7 161 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Yorkshire +32 140 £38,000 +8.57% 23
East of England -20 140 £35,000 -12.50% 23
North West -14 134 £35,000 -2.77% 26
East Midlands -3 86 £40,000 +14.28% 11
South West -57 70 £35,500 +1.42% 12
North East -1 29 £34,750 -0.71% 3
Midlands -2 2 £38,000 -20.00%
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1997 (67.97%) .NET
2 1818 (61.88%) C#
3 1550 (52.76%) SQL
4 1455 (49.52%) SQL Server
5 1084 (36.90%) ASP.NET
6 968 (32.95%) VB.NET
7 904 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 883 (30.05%) Windows
9 876 (29.82%) HTML
10 870 (29.61%) JavaScript
11 712 (24.23%) VB6
12 665 (22.63%) Finance
13 621 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
14 581 (19.78%) CSS
15 573 (19.50%) MVC
16 540 (18.38%) Java
17 516 (17.56%) MS Excel
18 482 (16.41%) Degree
19 468 (15.93%) XML
20 383 (13.04%) T-SQL
21 376 (12.80%) Web Services
22 373 (12.70%) .NET Framework
23 368 (12.53%) Oracle
24 362 (12.32%) VBScript
25 335 (11.40%) Visual Studio
25 335 (11.40%) jQuery
26 332 (11.30%) WCF
27 329 (11.20%) C++
28 321 (10.93%) TDD
29 312 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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
1 179 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 158 (5.38%) IIS
3 96 (3.27%) MS Exchange
4 87 (2.96%) Node.js
5 71 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 45 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 34 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.09%) CMS
10 27 (0.92%) JBoss
11 23 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
12 19 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (0.51%) Lync
14 14 (0.48%) Apache
14 14 (0.48%) SAS
15 13 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
16 12 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 516 (17.56%) MS Excel
2 183 (6.23%) MS Office
3 38 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.37%) MS Project
5 11 (0.37%) Simulink
5 11 (0.37%) TargetLink
6 10 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.14%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.10%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.068%) SPSS
10 2 (0.068%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.068%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.034%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 30 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.44%) Changepoint
3 10 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 10 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.34%) HFM
4 7 (0.24%) assyst
4 7 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 6 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
6 5 (0.17%) Exstream
6 5 (0.17%) LabWindows
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.068%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.068%) Algo Collateral
8 2 (0.068%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.068%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.068%) Nortel Periphonics
9 1 (0.034%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.034%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.034%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 58 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.60%) Office 365
4 27 (0.92%) SaaS
5 20 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 16 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.44%) Google App Engine
7 13 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.034%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.034%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 141 (4.80%) Internet
2 71 (2.42%) DNS
3 60 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 53 (1.80%) SAN
5 46 (1.57%) Firewall
6 44 (1.50%) DHCP
7 34 (1.16%) Wireless
8 28 (0.95%) SSL
9 27 (0.92%) VPN
9 27 (0.92%) WAN
10 24 (0.82%) HTTP
11 23 (0.78%) LAN
12 21 (0.71%) NetScaler
13 19 (0.65%) VoIP
13 19 (0.65%) FTP
13 19 (0.65%) Intranet
14 18 (0.61%) VLAN
15 13 (0.44%) IPsec
16 9 (0.31%) CTI
17 6 (0.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1455 (49.52%) SQL Server
2 273 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 248 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 193 (6.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 148 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 134 (4.56%) Relational Database
7 117 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
8 102 (3.47%) MS Access
9 99 (3.37%) MySQL
10 95 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 90 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
12 74 (2.52%) Oracle Database
13 69 (2.35%) NoSQL
14 65 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 53 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (1.46%) RDBMS
17 36 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
18 33 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
19 29 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 26 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 335 (11.40%) Visual Studio
2 183 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 129 (4.39%) NUnit
4 102 (3.47%) Git (software)
5 95 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 88 (3.00%) Subversion
7 84 (2.86%) Moq
8 72 (2.45%) Selenium
9 71 (2.42%) MSTest
10 63 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
11 58 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 33 (1.12%) JIRA
13 27 (0.92%) LoadRunner
14 22 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
14 22 (0.75%) Eclipse
15 18 (0.61%) Hudson
16 15 (0.51%) Jenkins
16 15 (0.51%) Maven
17 14 (0.48%) Cucumber
18 12 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 665 (22.63%) Finance
2 126 (4.29%) Retail
3 120 (4.08%) Banking
4 96 (3.27%) Back Office
5 79 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 66 (2.25%) Marketing
7 63 (2.14%) Games
8 51 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.19%) Electronics
11 34 (1.16%) Automotive
12 31 (1.06%) Law
13 27 (0.92%) Front Office
14 25 (0.85%) Legal
14 25 (0.85%) Publishing
15 24 (0.82%) Investment Banking
16 23 (0.78%) Aerospace
17 22 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.75%) Advertising
18 12 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1774 (60.38%) Developer
2 753 (25.63%) .NET Developer
3 492 (16.75%) Analyst
4 324 (11.03%) Software Developer
5 318 (10.82%) C# Developer
6 198 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 196 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 160 (5.45%) Junior
9 159 (5.41%) Applications Support
10 150 (5.11%) Junior Developer
11 144 (4.90%) Support Analyst
12 135 (4.59%) Graduate
13 133 (4.53%) Software Engineer
13 133 (4.53%) Programmer
14 128 (4.36%) Web Developer
15 123 (4.19%) VB.NET Developer
16 102 (3.47%) VB Developer
16 102 (3.47%) Applications Developer
17 93 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
17 93 (3.17%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1997 (67.97%) .NET
2 1084 (36.90%) ASP.NET
3 876 (29.82%) HTML
4 581 (19.78%) CSS
5 468 (15.93%) XML
6 376 (12.80%) Web Services
7 373 (12.70%) .NET Framework
8 335 (11.40%) jQuery
9 332 (11.30%) WCF
10 312 (10.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 271 (9.22%) WinForms
12 210 (7.15%) Ajax
13 200 (6.81%) WPF
14 165 (5.62%) HTML5
15 146 (4.97%) LINQ
16 115 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 98 (3.34%) XSLT
18 93 (3.17%) Entity Framework
19 89 (3.03%) Castle Windsor
19 89 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 263 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 90 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 83 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 82 (2.79%) N-Tier
6 74 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 65 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 59 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 57 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
10 52 (1.77%) Data Centre
11 51 (1.74%) Replication
12 48 (1.63%) Clustering
13 44 (1.50%) Derivative
14 37 (1.26%) Equities
15 35 (1.19%) User Experience
16 27 (0.92%) Blackberry
17 25 (0.85%) iPhone
18 24 (0.82%) Mainframe
19 21 (0.71%) GIS
19 21 (0.71%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 883 (30.05%) Windows
2 175 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (5.17%) Linux
4 133 (4.53%) Windows 7
5 106 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 101 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 100 (3.40%) UNIX
8 89 (3.03%) Android
9 57 (1.94%) Apple iOS
10 55 (1.87%) Windows XP
11 27 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 16 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.24%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.20%) Debian
16 6 (0.20%) Solaris
17 5 (0.17%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (19.50%) MVC
3 321 (10.93%) TDD
4 310 (10.55%) Scrum
5 302 (10.28%) OO
6 283 (9.63%) Software Engineering
7 215 (7.32%) Web Application Development
8 200 (6.81%) SDLC
9 166 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
10 162 (5.51%) Project Management
11 155 (5.28%) Web Development
12 152 (5.17%) ITIL
13 140 (4.77%) OOP
14 120 (4.08%) E-Commerce
15 117 (3.98%) Unit Testing
16 112 (3.81%) CRM
17 107 (3.64%) Migration
18 106 (3.61%) Mentoring
18 106 (3.61%) BDD
19 93 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1818 (61.88%) C#
2 1550 (52.76%) SQL
3 968 (32.95%) VB.NET
4 870 (29.61%) JavaScript
5 712 (24.23%) VB6
6 540 (18.38%) Java
7 383 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 362 (12.32%) VBScript
9 329 (11.20%) C++
10 213 (7.25%) PowerShell
11 204 (6.94%) C
12 192 (6.54%) VBA
13 161 (5.48%) PHP
14 108 (3.68%) PL/SQL
15 105 (3.57%) Ruby
16 82 (2.79%) Python
17 65 (2.21%) Perl
18 45 (1.53%) Delphi
19 43 (1.46%) COBOL
20 41 (1.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 482 (16.41%) Degree
2 88 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 79 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.50%) ISEB
6 35 (1.19%) MCP
7 30 (1.02%) MCSE
8 26 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.61%) CCNA
12 13 (0.44%) CCA
12 13 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (0.44%) MCITP
13 11 (0.37%) MCTS
13 11 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.34%) HP ASE
14 10 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.39%) QA
2 34 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 33 (1.12%) SLA
4 14 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.48%) HL7
5 13 (0.44%) COBIT
5 13 (0.44%) PMBOK
6 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.034%) GAAP
8 1 (0.034%) WAI
8 1 (0.034%) GAMP
8 1 (0.034%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.034%) EMIR
8 1 (0.034%) MiFID
8 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.034%) Basel III
8 1 (0.034%) Solvency II
System Software
1 258 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 144 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (3.00%) XenApp
4 69 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 40 (1.36%) vSphere
6 34 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 21 (0.71%) Firmware
9 20 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.61%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.37%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (0.24%) RACF
16 6 (0.20%) Terminal Server
17 5 (0.17%) XenServer
18 2 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
19 1 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 1 (0.034%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 110 (3.74%) SCCM
2 27 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 18 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (0.61%) CA Endevor
4 14 (0.48%) WSUS
5 12 (0.41%) SCOM
6 11 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (0.31%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.27%) Puppet
8 8 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.24%) ARCserve
9 7 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.17%) ZENworks
11 5 (0.17%) WMI
12 2 (0.068%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.068%) MOM
12 2 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 904 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 368 (12.53%) Oracle
3 178 (6.06%) VMware
4 157 (5.34%) Citrix
5 62 (2.11%) Business Objects
6 61 (2.08%) HP
7 57 (1.94%) Cisco
8 52 (1.77%) Google
9 43 (1.46%) SAP
10 42 (1.43%) IBM
11 34 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (1.12%) EMC
13 30 (1.02%) Symantec
14 25 (0.85%) Red Hat
15 20 (0.68%) NetApp
16 19 (0.65%) Dell
16 19 (0.65%) Sybase
17 16 (0.54%) Telerik
17 16 (0.54%) IronPort
18 15 (0.51%) Informatica
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £43887 per annum + Neg
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £44000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £48000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Benefits, No Tax, Relocation
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Plc - Imperial College London
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hancock and Parsons Ltd
Posted: Yesterday