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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 233 155 133
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 1306 2031 2231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.87% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 3.61% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1742 1940
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
52529 56279 53560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.53% 51.68% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 45203 48124 46311
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
London -84 392 £47,500 -5.00% 51
South East -64 276 £38,000 +1.33% 40
East of England -38 120 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Yorkshire -45 107 £35,000 - 9
East Midlands +18 102 £40,000 +17.64% 13
North West -33 102 £32,500 -2.24% 16
West Midlands -60 97 £35,000 - 19
South West -34 83 £36,750 +5.00% 10
North East -17 20 £40,000 +23.07% 4
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1862 (65.84%) .NET
2 1674 (59.19%) C#
3 1559 (55.13%) SQL
4 1461 (51.66%) SQL Server
5 917 (32.43%) ASP.NET
6 879 (31.08%) VB.NET
7 861 (30.45%) Microsoft
8 825 (29.17%) Windows
9 785 (27.76%) HTML
10 772 (27.30%) JavaScript
11 700 (24.75%) Finance
12 615 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
13 593 (20.97%) VB6
14 529 (18.71%) Java
15 523 (18.49%) MS Excel
16 510 (18.03%) Degree
17 504 (17.82%) CSS
18 462 (16.34%) MVC
19 452 (15.98%) XML
20 383 (13.54%) Oracle
21 373 (13.19%) T-SQL
22 355 (12.55%) WCF
23 348 (12.31%) Web Services
24 344 (12.16%) .NET Framework
25 330 (11.67%) C++
26 329 (11.63%) VBScript
27 318 (11.24%) Visual Studio
28 289 (10.22%) Scrum
29 286 (10.11%) TDD
30 277 (9.79%) Analytical Skills

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 186 (6.58%) IIS
2 151 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 95 (3.36%) MS Exchange
4 84 (2.97%) Node.js
5 65 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 39 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 34 (1.20%) CMS
9 30 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 29 (1.03%) Apache
11 23 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.74%) Confluence
13 18 (0.64%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
15 16 (0.57%) Lync
16 15 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (0.50%) JBoss
17 14 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
18 13 (0.46%) SAS
19 12 (0.42%) MTS
Applications
1 523 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 172 (6.08%) MS Office
3 53 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.57%) Simulink
7 15 (0.53%) TargetLink
8 14 (0.50%) MS Project
9 11 (0.39%) SPSS
9 11 (0.39%) PowerPivot
10 10 (0.35%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.11%) FastStats
12 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.071%) CATIA
13 2 (0.071%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.035%) PTC Creo
14 1 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.035%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 30 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.39%) Changepoint
3 10 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 9 (0.32%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.25%) SAP Business One
6 6 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
7 5 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
7 5 (0.18%) HFM
7 5 (0.18%) assyst
7 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.14%) Exstream
8 4 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
8 4 (0.14%) Siebel Analytics
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
10 2 (0.071%) Retail-J
10 2 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.071%) AWD
10 2 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 67 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.52%) Office 365
4 33 (1.17%) SaaS
5 24 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 14 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.46%) Google App Engine
7 13 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.071%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.035%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.035%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.49%) Internet
2 68 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 67 (2.37%) DNS
4 51 (1.80%) DHCP
5 49 (1.73%) Firewall
6 37 (1.31%) SAN
7 36 (1.27%) SSL
8 33 (1.17%) VPN
9 32 (1.13%) Wireless
10 28 (0.99%) HTTP
11 23 (0.81%) WAN
12 21 (0.74%) VoIP
12 21 (0.74%) Intranet
13 18 (0.64%) IPsec
14 17 (0.60%) LAN
15 16 (0.57%) FTP
15 16 (0.57%) VLAN
15 16 (0.57%) NetScaler
16 10 (0.35%) Network Security
16 10 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1461 (51.66%) SQL Server
2 261 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 250 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 186 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 163 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 148 (5.23%) Relational Database
7 105 (3.71%) Crystal Reports
8 92 (3.25%) MySQL
9 89 (3.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 87 (3.08%) MS Access
11 79 (2.79%) NoSQL
12 76 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 71 (2.51%) Oracle Database
14 67 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 66 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
16 62 (2.19%) RDBMS
17 61 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
18 34 (1.20%) DB2
19 32 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 31 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 318 (11.24%) Visual Studio
2 182 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 113 (4.00%) Subversion
4 106 (3.75%) NUnit
5 99 (3.50%) Git (software)
6 75 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
7 71 (2.51%) Moq
8 64 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 58 (2.05%) HP UFT
10 57 (2.02%) MSTest
10 57 (2.02%) Selenium
11 51 (1.80%) JIRA
12 33 (1.17%) LoadRunner
13 26 (0.92%) Jenkins
14 21 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
15 20 (0.71%) ReSharper
16 19 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
17 16 (0.57%) Toad
17 16 (0.57%) Eclipse
17 16 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 700 (24.75%) Finance
2 130 (4.60%) Banking
3 126 (4.46%) Retail
4 104 (3.68%) Back Office
5 68 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 65 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 64 (2.26%) Games
8 54 (1.91%) Marketing
9 37 (1.31%) Automotive
9 37 (1.31%) Front Office
10 34 (1.20%) Electronics
11 25 (0.88%) Law
12 21 (0.74%) Advertising
12 21 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.71%) Aerospace
13 20 (0.71%) Legal
14 19 (0.67%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.39%) Publishing
15 11 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.32%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1628 (57.57%) Developer
2 630 (22.28%) .NET Developer
3 543 (19.20%) Analyst
4 344 (12.16%) Software Developer
5 301 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 196 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 170 (6.01%) Senior Developer
8 156 (5.52%) Programmer
9 155 (5.48%) Support Analyst
10 152 (5.37%) Applications Support
11 139 (4.92%) Junior
12 135 (4.77%) Graduate
13 129 (4.56%) Junior Developer
14 120 (4.24%) Software Engineer
15 114 (4.03%) VB.NET Developer
16 110 (3.89%) Consultant
17 107 (3.78%) Web Developer
18 101 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
19 92 (3.25%) Applications Developer
20 80 (2.83%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1862 (65.84%) .NET
2 917 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 785 (27.76%) HTML
4 504 (17.82%) CSS
5 452 (15.98%) XML
6 355 (12.55%) WCF
7 348 (12.31%) Web Services
8 344 (12.16%) .NET Framework
9 276 (9.76%) jQuery
10 265 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 247 (8.73%) WinForms
12 218 (7.71%) WPF
13 186 (6.58%) Ajax
14 161 (5.69%) HTML5
15 137 (4.84%) LINQ
16 102 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 101 (3.57%) XSLT
18 98 (3.47%) SOAP
19 95 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
20 84 (2.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 277 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 242 (8.56%) Computer Science
3 124 (4.38%) Mathematics
4 92 (3.25%) N-Tier
5 91 (3.22%) Client/Server
6 90 (3.18%) Management Information System
7 68 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 54 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 53 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
10 49 (1.73%) User Experience
11 46 (1.63%) Physics
11 46 (1.63%) Derivative
12 40 (1.41%) Data Centre
13 39 (1.38%) Equities
14 33 (1.17%) Replication
15 32 (1.13%) Clustering
16 29 (1.03%) Chemistry
17 24 (0.85%) Mainframe
18 22 (0.78%) Data Structures
19 21 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 825 (29.17%) Windows
2 191 (6.75%) Linux
3 165 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 137 (4.84%) UNIX
5 119 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 93 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (3.29%) Android
7 83 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (2.12%) Apple iOS
9 56 (1.98%) Windows XP
10 23 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 23 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.35%) Debian
13 10 (0.35%) HPUX
13 10 (0.35%) Solaris
14 9 (0.32%) SUSE
15 8 (0.28%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (16.34%) MVC
3 289 (10.22%) Scrum
4 286 (10.11%) TDD
5 263 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 237 (8.38%) OO
7 201 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
8 200 (7.07%) SDLC
9 183 (6.47%) Web Application Development
10 161 (5.69%) Project Management
11 139 (4.92%) Web Development
12 135 (4.77%) ITIL
13 121 (4.28%) CRM
14 112 (3.96%) Migration
15 108 (3.82%) Unit Testing
16 105 (3.71%) E-Commerce
16 105 (3.71%) Mentoring
17 98 (3.47%) OOP
18 95 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
19 94 (3.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1674 (59.19%) C#
2 1559 (55.13%) SQL
3 879 (31.08%) VB.NET
4 772 (27.30%) JavaScript
5 593 (20.97%) VB6
6 529 (18.71%) Java
7 373 (13.19%) T-SQL
8 330 (11.67%) C++
9 329 (11.63%) VBScript
10 232 (8.20%) C
11 220 (7.78%) PowerShell
12 207 (7.32%) VBA
13 170 (6.01%) PHP
14 125 (4.42%) Ruby
15 121 (4.28%) PL/SQL
16 86 (3.04%) Perl
17 80 (2.83%) Python
18 53 (1.87%) Shell Script
19 28 (0.99%) COBOL
20 25 (0.88%) Lua
Qualifications
1 510 (18.03%) Degree
2 72 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 43 (1.52%) ISEB
5 33 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.13%) MCSE
7 28 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 23 (0.81%) MCP
9 21 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (0.60%) CCNA
11 16 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.53%) DV Cleared
13 14 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.32%) HP ASE
15 9 (0.32%) HND
16 8 (0.28%) MCSA
17 7 (0.25%) CCA
17 7 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
18 6 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.38%) QA
2 42 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 38 (1.34%) SLA
4 11 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.35%) COBIT
6 9 (0.32%) PMBOK
7 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.25%) GAMP
8 5 (0.18%) HL7
9 4 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 235 (8.31%) Active Directory
2 129 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (2.69%) XenApp
4 48 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 38 (1.34%) vSphere
6 31 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 18 (0.64%) Firmware
8 17 (0.60%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.46%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.39%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (0.32%) RACF
14 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.21%) XenServer
16 5 (0.18%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.071%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 1 (0.035%) ISA Server
18 1 (0.035%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 98 (3.47%) SCCM
2 23 (0.81%) WSUS
3 20 (0.71%) CA Endevor
4 16 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.50%) AirWatch
7 12 (0.42%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.39%) Puppet
9 9 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (0.28%) ARCserve
10 8 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.25%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.14%) MOM
14 4 (0.14%) WMI
14 4 (0.14%) SCOM
14 4 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 861 (30.45%) Microsoft
2 383 (13.54%) Oracle
3 162 (5.73%) VMware
4 152 (5.37%) Citrix
5 66 (2.33%) HP
6 59 (2.09%) Google
7 58 (2.05%) IBM
8 53 (1.87%) SAP
9 49 (1.73%) Cisco
10 48 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 45 (1.59%) Sybase
12 31 (1.10%) EMC
13 30 (1.06%) Informatica
14 29 (1.03%) Red Hat
15 23 (0.81%) Symantec
16 17 (0.60%) webMethods
17 16 (0.57%) Telerik
18 15 (0.53%) Apple
18 15 (0.53%) Cognos
18 15 (0.53%) Siebel
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45862.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Project Practice
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: £45k (£4k Uplift For Being Based In London)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: £30k-£40k, Health and Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15k - 25k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago