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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 157 132 115
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 1927 2138 2615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 2.13% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 4.02% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1864 2312
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
55225 53208 59945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.17% 52.95% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46737 46181 52979
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -12 599 £50,000 +5.82% 49
South East -37 402 £37,500 - 40
Yorkshire -20 201 £35,000 +7.69% 26
East of England -37 175 £40,000 +14.28% 24
West Midlands 0 168 £35,000 - 22
North West -25 166 £32,500 -7.14% 21
South West -47 100 £35,000 - 32
East Midlands -10 90 £35,000 +9.37% 11
North East +10 36 £33,500 +3.07% 6
South Coast - 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2511 (64.52%) .NET
2 2178 (55.96%) SQL
3 2118 (54.42%) C#
4 1972 (50.67%) SQL Server
5 1352 (34.74%) ASP.NET
6 1263 (32.45%) VB.NET
7 1243 (31.94%) Microsoft
8 1093 (28.08%) Windows
9 1003 (25.77%) HTML
9 1003 (25.77%) JavaScript
10 901 (23.15%) VB6
11 900 (23.12%) Finance
12 743 (19.09%) XML
13 728 (18.71%) MS Excel
14 714 (18.35%) Degree
15 709 (18.22%) Java
16 694 (17.83%) VBScript
17 685 (17.60%) CSS
18 616 (15.83%) Oracle
19 606 (15.57%) MVC
20 570 (14.65%) T-SQL
21 477 (12.26%) Visual Studio
22 466 (11.97%) WCF
23 456 (11.72%) Web Services
24 448 (11.51%) C++
25 424 (10.89%) .NET Framework
26 402 (10.33%) Computer Science
27 393 (10.10%) Scrum
28 383 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 381 (9.79%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 309 (7.94%) IIS
2 290 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 102 (2.62%) MS Exchange
4 78 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 76 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 70 (1.80%) CMS
7 61 (1.57%) Node.js
8 48 (1.23%) SAS
9 46 (1.18%) Apache
9 46 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 42 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 40 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 34 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
14 32 (0.82%) Lync
15 28 (0.72%) FileNet
16 27 (0.69%) Tomcat
17 22 (0.57%) MODX
17 22 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 728 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 265 (6.81%) MS Office
3 48 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.64%) SPSS
5 25 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.18%) LaTeX
8 3 (0.077%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.077%) MS Project
9 2 (0.051%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.051%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.026%) Simulink
10 1 (0.026%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.026%) InDesign
10 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (0.98%) HFM
2 29 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 21 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.33%) assyst
6 8 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
6 8 (0.21%) Maximo
7 7 (0.18%) Magento
8 5 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.10%) Line 500
9 4 (0.10%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.077%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.077%) SalesLogix
10 3 (0.077%) SAP SRM
10 3 (0.077%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.077%) Summit
10 3 (0.077%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.077%) e-Work
10 3 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (0.72%) SaaS
2 22 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (0.49%) Office 365
4 2 (0.051%) Trello
4 2 (0.051%) Taleo
4 2 (0.051%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.051%) Heroku
4 2 (0.051%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.026%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 189 (4.86%) Internet
2 77 (1.98%) DNS
3 72 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 62 (1.59%) Firewall
5 57 (1.46%) SAN
6 54 (1.39%) Intranet
7 41 (1.05%) WAN
8 38 (0.98%) DHCP
9 37 (0.95%) Extranet
10 35 (0.90%) LAN
11 32 (0.82%) VPN
12 31 (0.80%) LDAP
13 28 (0.72%) Wireless
14 27 (0.69%) FTP
15 22 (0.57%) NetScaler
16 19 (0.49%) VoIP
17 16 (0.41%) HTTP
17 16 (0.41%) NAS
18 13 (0.33%) Ethernet
18 13 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1972 (50.67%) SQL Server
2 383 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 354 (9.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 351 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 233 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 230 (5.91%) Relational Database
7 218 (5.60%) Crystal Reports
8 194 (4.98%) MS Access
9 188 (4.83%) MySQL
10 175 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 126 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 97 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
13 90 (2.31%) Oracle Database
14 84 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
15 77 (1.98%) Data Mining
16 62 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
17 61 (1.57%) QlikView
18 50 (1.28%) DTS
19 49 (1.26%) NoSQL
20 42 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 477 (12.26%) Visual Studio
2 232 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 210 (5.40%) NUnit
4 165 (4.24%) Subversion
5 158 (4.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 139 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 112 (2.88%) MSI
8 107 (2.75%) Selenium
9 101 (2.60%) Moq
10 93 (2.39%) Git (software)
11 87 (2.24%) MSTest
12 69 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 67 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 56 (1.44%) JIRA
15 42 (1.08%) InstallShield
16 40 (1.03%) Maven
16 40 (1.03%) MSBuild
17 28 (0.72%) AdminStudio
18 26 (0.67%) TestComplete
19 24 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 900 (23.12%) Finance
2 165 (4.24%) Banking
3 163 (4.19%) Retail
4 140 (3.60%) Marketing
5 87 (2.24%) Law
6 83 (2.13%) Games
7 79 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 67 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 63 (1.62%) Legal
10 49 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.21%) Advertising
12 44 (1.13%) Investment Banking
13 43 (1.10%) Publishing
14 33 (0.85%) Back Office
15 30 (0.77%) Front Office
16 25 (0.64%) Music Industry
16 25 (0.64%) Billing
17 23 (0.59%) Electronics
18 22 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2089 (53.67%) Developer
2 906 (23.28%) .NET Developer
3 714 (18.35%) Analyst
4 384 (9.87%) Software Developer
5 295 (7.58%) C# Developer
6 218 (5.60%) VB.NET Developer
7 214 (5.50%) Senior Developer
8 213 (5.47%) Applications Support
9 191 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 182 (4.68%) Junior
11 176 (4.52%) Support Analyst
12 175 (4.50%) Web Developer
13 161 (4.14%) Junior Developer
14 156 (4.01%) Consultant
15 149 (3.83%) VB Developer
16 147 (3.78%) Software Engineer
17 144 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
18 143 (3.67%) Graduate
19 105 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
20 102 (2.62%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2511 (64.52%) .NET
2 1352 (34.74%) ASP.NET
3 1003 (25.77%) HTML
4 743 (19.09%) XML
5 685 (17.60%) CSS
6 466 (11.97%) WCF
7 456 (11.72%) Web Services
8 424 (10.89%) .NET Framework
9 375 (9.64%) jQuery
10 327 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 290 (7.45%) WPF
12 257 (6.60%) Ajax
13 255 (6.55%) WinForms
14 199 (5.11%) SOAP
15 198 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 182 (4.68%) HTML5
17 177 (4.55%) LINQ
18 167 (4.29%) Classic ASP
19 159 (4.09%) XSLT
20 150 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 402 (10.33%) Computer Science
2 129 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 113 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 100 (2.57%) Mathematics
5 80 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
6 78 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 68 (1.75%) N-Tier
8 52 (1.34%) Replication
9 51 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (1.21%) Clustering
11 34 (0.87%) iPhone
12 32 (0.82%) Statistics
12 32 (0.82%) Blackberry
13 29 (0.75%) Tandem
13 29 (0.75%) Open Source
14 27 (0.69%) Blog
15 25 (0.64%) Physics
16 22 (0.57%) Visualisation
17 20 (0.51%) FMCG
17 20 (0.51%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1093 (28.08%) Windows
2 250 (6.42%) UNIX
3 236 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 229 (5.88%) Linux
5 197 (5.06%) Windows 7
6 132 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 131 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 101 (2.60%) Android
9 76 (1.95%) Windows 8
10 68 (1.75%) Windows XP
11 54 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 32 (0.82%) Solaris
13 20 (0.51%) HPUX
14 14 (0.36%) Windows CE
15 12 (0.31%) Debian
15 12 (0.31%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.23%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (15.57%) MVC
2 393 (10.10%) Scrum
3 352 (9.04%) TDD
4 345 (8.86%) OO
5 297 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
6 284 (7.30%) Software Engineering
7 274 (7.04%) Web Application Development
8 262 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
9 221 (5.68%) Web Development
10 219 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 214 (5.50%) ITIL
12 200 (5.14%) Project Management
13 178 (4.57%) OOP
14 175 (4.50%) Unit Testing
15 151 (3.88%) Migration
16 145 (3.73%) Kanban
17 136 (3.49%) CRM
18 133 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
19 127 (3.26%) Release Management
20 123 (3.16%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2178 (55.96%) SQL
2 2118 (54.42%) C#
3 1263 (32.45%) VB.NET
4 1003 (25.77%) JavaScript
5 901 (23.15%) VB6
6 709 (18.22%) Java
7 694 (17.83%) VBScript
8 570 (14.65%) T-SQL
9 448 (11.51%) C++
10 381 (9.79%) VBA
11 364 (9.35%) PowerShell
12 237 (6.09%) PHP
13 175 (4.50%) C
14 114 (2.93%) Perl
15 108 (2.77%) PL/SQL
16 87 (2.24%) Python
17 77 (1.98%) Ruby
18 66 (1.70%) Shell Script
19 49 (1.26%) Delphi
20 33 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 714 (18.35%) Degree
2 181 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 162 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 117 (3.01%) ISEB
5 80 (2.06%) MCP
6 71 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 69 (1.77%) ISTQB
8 65 (1.67%) MCTS
9 62 (1.59%) MCSD
10 61 (1.57%) DV Cleared
11 56 (1.44%) MCAD
12 42 (1.08%) MCSE
13 27 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.51%) MCITP
14 20 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (0.41%) HND
16 14 (0.36%) MCSA
17 13 (0.33%) PhD
18 11 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (6.06%) QA
2 57 (1.46%) SLA
3 50 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.39%) WAI
5 12 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.10%) Basel II
8 4 (0.10%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.10%) COREP
8 4 (0.10%) Basel III
9 3 (0.077%) HL7
10 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.051%) FATCA
10 2 (0.051%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.026%) COBIT
11 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.026%) DICOM
11 1 (0.026%) AIFMD
System Software
1 333 (8.56%) Active Directory
2 161 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 71 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 68 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 59 (1.52%) XenApp
7 27 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 23 (0.59%) vSphere
9 15 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.15%) XenServer
13 6 (0.15%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.13%) KVM
14 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 5 (0.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 186 (4.78%) SCCM
2 78 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 44 (1.13%) WSUS
4 36 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 28 (0.72%) AppDNA
6 26 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 21 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (0.41%) OpenView
9 14 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
10 13 (0.33%) NetBackup
11 12 (0.31%) Nagios
12 11 (0.28%) OPNET
12 11 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (0.26%) Windows Intune
14 9 (0.23%) OpenSSO
15 8 (0.21%) SCOM
15 8 (0.21%) ARCserve
16 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1243 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 616 (15.83%) Oracle
3 253 (6.50%) Citrix
4 210 (5.40%) VMware
5 159 (4.09%) HP
6 128 (3.29%) Business Objects
7 89 (2.29%) SAP
8 64 (1.64%) IBM
9 61 (1.57%) Cognos
10 52 (1.34%) Cisco
11 46 (1.18%) Remedy
12 45 (1.16%) NetApp
12 45 (1.16%) Tableau
13 44 (1.13%) CA
14 43 (1.10%) Sybase
14 43 (1.10%) AppSense
15 42 (1.08%) Red Hat
16 41 (1.05%) Telerik
17 35 (0.90%) Hyperion
18 33 (0.85%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Richmond, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tavistock, Devon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 42,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worcestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday