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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 255 236 174
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -62
Permanent jobs citing VB 1179 1414 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.37% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 2.64% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 1253 1792
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
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
48309 53497 59390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.19% 51.84% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 42344 46071 51035
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +33 384 £50,000 +11.11% 43
South East 0 259 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Yorkshire -4 97 £32,500 -14.47% 9
East Midlands 0 92 £38,000 -7.87% 14
South West +15 90 £40,000 +12.67% 16
West Midlands -52 90 £32,000 -11.11% 10
East of England -24 81 £44,000 +25.71% 11
North West -18 76 £35,000 - 17
North East -6 14 £35,500 +1.42% 3
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1542 (66.61%) .NET
2 1406 (60.73%) C#
3 1328 (57.37%) SQL
4 1188 (51.32%) SQL Server
5 856 (36.98%) ASP.NET
6 791 (34.17%) Microsoft
7 718 (31.02%) VB.NET
8 673 (29.07%) Windows
9 607 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
10 578 (24.97%) JavaScript
11 576 (24.88%) Finance
12 549 (23.71%) HTML
13 496 (21.43%) MVC
14 482 (20.82%) VB6
15 446 (19.27%) MS Excel
16 366 (15.81%) Degree
17 357 (15.42%) XML
18 338 (14.60%) CSS
19 335 (14.47%) Oracle
20 333 (14.38%) T-SQL
21 321 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
22 306 (13.22%) Java
23 302 (13.05%) Visual Studio
24 287 (12.40%) WCF
25 286 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 273 (11.79%) Web Services
26 273 (11.79%) SDLC
27 269 (11.62%) VBScript
27 269 (11.62%) .NET Framework
28 267 (11.53%) Scrum

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
1 249 (10.76%) IIS
2 187 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 79 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 67 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
5 48 (2.07%) Apache
6 44 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 37 (1.60%) CMS
8 36 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 35 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 29 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 25 (1.08%) SAS
12 25 (1.08%) Tomcat
13 19 (0.82%) Skype for Business
14 15 (0.65%) JBoss
15 13 (0.56%) Drupal
15 13 (0.56%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.52%) WordPress
17 10 (0.43%) DNN
17 10 (0.43%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 446 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 162 (7.00%) MS Office
3 26 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.43%) MS Project
7 7 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) SPSS
9 4 (0.17%) Simulink
10 3 (0.13%) HipChat
10 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.13%) TargetLink
11 2 (0.086%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 52 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.73%) Siebel Analytics
3 16 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.65%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.43%) Infor M3
6 8 (0.35%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.30%) HFM
7 7 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (0.30%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.26%) Bankmaster
8 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.22%) Magento
10 4 (0.17%) Exstream
10 4 (0.17%) LabWindows
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.17%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.13%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.34%) SaaS
4 29 (1.25%) Office 365
5 16 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.35%) GitHub
7 7 (0.30%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.22%) PaaS
9 4 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.13%) BIME
10 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.086%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.086%) Silverpop
11 2 (0.086%) Trello
12 1 (0.043%) IaaS
12 1 (0.043%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 140 (6.05%) Internet
2 62 (2.68%) Firewall
3 59 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 43 (1.86%) DNS
5 35 (1.51%) LAN
6 30 (1.30%) DHCP
7 28 (1.21%) SAN
7 28 (1.21%) WAN
8 19 (0.82%) VPN
9 18 (0.78%) NetScaler
10 14 (0.60%) Kerberos
11 12 (0.52%) VLAN
12 11 (0.48%) FTP
12 11 (0.48%) Intranet
13 10 (0.43%) LDAP
13 10 (0.43%) NAS
14 9 (0.39%) SNMP
15 8 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.35%) IPsec
16 7 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1188 (51.32%) SQL Server
2 286 (12.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 234 (10.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 231 (9.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 199 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 121 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 120 (5.18%) MS Access
8 101 (4.36%) Relational Database
9 89 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 84 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
11 79 (3.41%) NoSQL
12 69 (2.98%) QlikView
13 61 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 56 (2.42%) RDBMS
15 54 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
16 47 (2.03%) MySQL
17 43 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
18 33 (1.43%) Data Mining
19 29 (1.25%) Oracle Database
20 26 (1.12%) DTS
Development Applications
1 302 (13.05%) Visual Studio
2 151 (6.52%) NUnit
3 147 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 119 (5.14%) Git (software)
5 109 (4.71%) Subversion
6 99 (4.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 90 (3.89%) Selenium
8 83 (3.59%) Moq
9 53 (2.29%) MSTest
10 48 (2.07%) JIRA
11 45 (1.94%) HP UFT
12 44 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 41 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 40 (1.73%) WebDriver
15 37 (1.60%) LoadRunner
16 33 (1.43%) TestNG
17 31 (1.34%) SoapUI
18 29 (1.25%) JMeter
19 23 (0.99%) Jenkins
20 22 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 576 (24.88%) Finance
2 100 (4.32%) Banking
3 67 (2.89%) Marketing
4 66 (2.85%) Advertising
5 60 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 58 (2.51%) Retail
7 55 (2.38%) Legal
8 54 (2.33%) Back Office
9 51 (2.20%) Telecoms
10 40 (1.73%) Law
11 39 (1.68%) Front Office
12 38 (1.64%) Games
13 37 (1.60%) Electronics
14 24 (1.04%) Aerospace
14 24 (1.04%) Military
15 17 (0.73%) Automotive
16 13 (0.56%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.35%) Billing
18 6 (0.26%) Local Government
19 5 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1368 (59.09%) Developer
2 791 (34.17%) .NET Developer
3 479 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 381 (16.46%) Analyst
5 349 (15.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 237 (10.24%) SQL Developer
7 206 (8.90%) Software Developer
8 149 (6.44%) VB Developer
9 139 (6.00%) Applications Support
10 137 (5.92%) Support Analyst
11 135 (5.83%) VB.NET Developer
12 130 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
13 129 (5.57%) Junior
14 121 (5.23%) .NET Software Developer
15 120 (5.18%) Graduate
16 117 (5.05%) Applications Developer
17 106 (4.58%) Junior Developer
18 103 (4.45%) Graduate Developer
19 98 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 96 (4.15%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1542 (66.61%) .NET
2 856 (36.98%) ASP.NET
3 549 (23.71%) HTML
4 357 (15.42%) XML
5 338 (14.60%) CSS
6 321 (13.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 287 (12.40%) WCF
8 273 (11.79%) Web Services
9 269 (11.62%) .NET Framework
10 222 (9.59%) jQuery
11 208 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 202 (8.73%) WPF
13 198 (8.55%) WinForms
14 173 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 161 (6.95%) Ajax
16 140 (6.05%) HTML5
17 121 (5.23%) AngularJS
18 115 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 112 (4.84%) RESTful
20 98 (4.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 236 (10.19%) Computer Science
2 213 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 48 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 43 (1.86%) Mathematics
7 41 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
8 31 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.21%) Mainframe
10 26 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
10 26 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 26 (1.12%) N-Tier
10 26 (1.12%) Tandem
11 24 (1.04%) User Experience
12 23 (0.99%) Data Centre
13 22 (0.95%) Physics
13 22 (0.95%) Streaming Music
14 17 (0.73%) iPhone
15 16 (0.69%) Driving Licence
16 15 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 673 (29.07%) Windows
2 248 (10.71%) Linux
3 239 (10.32%) Unix
4 168 (7.26%) Windows Server
5 99 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (3.33%) Android
8 71 (3.07%) Windows 7
9 65 (2.81%) Apple iOS
10 42 (1.81%) Windows 8
11 39 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (1.56%) Solaris
13 21 (0.91%) Windows 10
14 15 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.48%) Windows 2000
16 9 (0.39%) FreeBSD
16 9 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.35%) Windows NT
18 7 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (21.43%) MVC
3 273 (11.79%) SDLC
4 267 (11.53%) Scrum
5 266 (11.49%) TDD
6 228 (9.85%) Web Application Development
7 207 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
8 186 (8.03%) OO
9 167 (7.21%) Software Engineering
10 164 (7.08%) BDD
11 152 (6.57%) Web Development
12 140 (6.05%) ITIL
13 130 (5.62%) CRM
14 124 (5.36%) Unit Testing
15 113 (4.88%) Project Management
16 111 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
17 92 (3.97%) Kanban
18 90 (3.89%) Analytics
19 88 (3.80%) Mentoring
20 83 (3.59%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1406 (60.73%) C#
2 1328 (57.37%) SQL
3 718 (31.02%) VB.NET
4 578 (24.97%) JavaScript
5 482 (20.82%) VB6
6 333 (14.38%) T-SQL
7 306 (13.22%) Java
8 269 (11.62%) VBScript
9 260 (11.23%) VBA
10 245 (10.58%) C++
11 205 (8.86%) PowerShell
12 145 (6.26%) PL/SQL
13 122 (5.27%) C
14 112 (4.84%) Perl
15 100 (4.32%) PHP
16 99 (4.28%) Python
17 89 (3.84%) Shell Script
18 66 (2.85%) Ruby
19 45 (1.94%) Bash Shell
20 27 (1.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 366 (15.81%) Degree
2 143 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 96 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 64 (2.76%) ISEB
6 48 (2.07%) MCSE
7 37 (1.60%) ISTQB
8 28 (1.21%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.86%) CCA
11 20 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (0.86%) MCSA
12 17 (0.73%) MCP
12 17 (0.73%) MCTS
13 15 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.60%) MCPD
15 13 (0.56%) CCNA
16 12 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.14%) QA
2 56 (2.42%) SLA
3 34 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 32 (1.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.086%) GAMP
5 2 (0.086%) HL7
6 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.043%) TickIT
System Software
1 195 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 67 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 30 (1.30%) XenApp
5 22 (0.95%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.39%) Firmware
10 9 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.39%) vSphere
11 6 (0.26%) Snort
12 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.086%) Postfix
14 2 (0.086%) UAG
Systems Management
1 71 (3.07%) SCCM
2 36 (1.56%) SCOM
3 25 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (1.04%) NetBackup
5 18 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.78%) Puppet
6 14 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 14 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 10 (0.43%) Nessus
7 10 (0.43%) WSUS
8 9 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.35%) EnCase
10 7 (0.30%) AppDNA
10 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.30%) MOM
10 7 (0.30%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.26%) Ansible
11 6 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 6 (0.26%) OpenView
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 791 (34.17%) Microsoft
2 335 (14.47%) Oracle
3 90 (3.89%) VMware
4 83 (3.59%) HP
5 68 (2.94%) SAP
6 60 (2.59%) Citrix
7 45 (1.94%) Cisco
8 43 (1.86%) IBM
9 39 (1.68%) Redback
9 39 (1.68%) Symantec
10 29 (1.25%) Google
11 22 (0.95%) Telerik
12 21 (0.91%) Adobe
12 21 (0.91%) Serena
13 20 (0.86%) CA
13 20 (0.86%) Siebel
13 20 (0.86%) Tableau
14 18 (0.78%) 3PAR
15 17 (0.73%) EMC
16 16 (0.69%) Intel Security
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Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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