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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 251 213 173
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB 1250 1508 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.52% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 3.02% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1293 1522
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
49789 50015 51596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.63% 50.33% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 43430 43287 43761
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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 -19 336 £50,000 - 40
South East -36 291 £42,500 +6.25% 31
South West +72 172 £37,500 +10.29% 16
Yorkshire -12 96 £35,000 -12.50% 10
East Midlands +14 91 £37,500 -6.25% 24
North West -37 84 £32,500 -1.51% 26
East of England -62 82 £35,000 -12.50% 7
West Midlands -73 78 £40,000 +14.28% 14
North East +12 16 £28,500 -30.90% 3
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1683 (64.61%) .NET
2 1500 (57.58%) C#
3 1469 (56.39%) SQL
4 1449 (55.62%) SQL Server
5 790 (30.33%) Microsoft
6 788 (30.25%) ASP.NET
7 760 (29.17%) VB.NET
8 759 (29.14%) Windows
9 735 (28.21%) Finance
10 629 (24.15%) HTML
11 589 (22.61%) JavaScript
12 571 (21.92%) MS Excel
13 568 (21.80%) VB6
14 545 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
15 503 (19.31%) MVC
16 449 (17.24%) T-SQL
17 432 (16.58%) Degree
18 417 (16.01%) CSS
19 413 (15.85%) XML
20 403 (15.47%) Visual Studio
21 402 (15.43%) Oracle
22 375 (14.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 340 (13.05%) .NET Framework
24 325 (12.48%) WCF
25 324 (12.44%) VBA
26 321 (12.32%) Java
27 316 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
28 306 (11.75%) IIS
29 296 (11.36%) C++
30 279 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 306 (11.75%) IIS
2 232 (8.91%) SharePoint
3 73 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 67 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (1.96%) Node.js
5 51 (1.96%) SAS
6 50 (1.92%) Apache
7 46 (1.77%) CMS
8 42 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 40 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 39 (1.50%) WebSphere
11 30 (1.15%) Skype for Business
12 24 (0.92%) Drupal
13 22 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
16 12 (0.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 12 (0.46%) IBM Notes
17 11 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 571 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 166 (6.37%) MS Office
3 65 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
5 28 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.50%) Simulink
6 13 (0.50%) SPSS
7 12 (0.46%) TargetLink
8 8 (0.31%) MS Project
9 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.15%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.077%) CATIA
13 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.88%) Siebel Analytics
3 21 (0.81%) SAP Business One
4 13 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 12 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
6 10 (0.38%) HFM
7 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.19%) FastStats
8 5 (0.19%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.15%) Bankmaster
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.12%) Findur
10 3 (0.12%) Magento
10 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.12%) SunGard Panorama
10 3 (0.12%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.077%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.077%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (1.61%) SaaS
3 21 (0.81%) Office 365
4 19 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.58%) Mimecast
6 12 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.23%) Silverpop
8 5 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.19%) PaaS
9 2 (0.077%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.077%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.038%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 117 (4.49%) Internet
2 81 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 46 (1.77%) DNS
4 42 (1.61%) DHCP
4 42 (1.61%) Firewall
5 41 (1.57%) WAN
6 39 (1.50%) LAN
7 32 (1.23%) SAN
8 27 (1.04%) VPN
9 19 (0.73%) VoIP
10 18 (0.69%) FTP
10 18 (0.69%) IPsec
10 18 (0.69%) VLAN
11 17 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (0.61%) SNMP
12 16 (0.61%) Wireless
13 15 (0.58%) Intranet
13 15 (0.58%) NAS
14 14 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1449 (55.62%) SQL Server
2 375 (14.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 247 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 238 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 206 (7.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 172 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 149 (5.72%) MS Access
8 141 (5.41%) MySQL
9 137 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 98 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
10 98 (3.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 82 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
12 68 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 62 (2.38%) NoSQL
14 54 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
15 51 (1.96%) RDBMS
16 42 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
17 39 (1.50%) Oracle Database
18 33 (1.27%) OLAP
19 28 (1.07%) GIS
Development Applications
1 403 (15.47%) Visual Studio
2 209 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (5.49%) Subversion
4 130 (4.99%) NUnit
5 114 (4.38%) Git (software)
6 85 (3.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 66 (2.53%) Moq
8 54 (2.07%) JIRA
9 49 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 46 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 45 (1.73%) MSTest
12 38 (1.46%) PowerBuilder
13 30 (1.15%) LoadRunner
14 28 (1.07%) MSBuild
15 23 (0.88%) Jenkins
15 23 (0.88%) Selenium
16 21 (0.81%) HP UFT
17 19 (0.73%) Toad
18 17 (0.65%) AccuRev
19 16 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 735 (28.21%) Finance
2 212 (8.14%) Banking
3 93 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 77 (2.96%) Marketing
5 73 (2.80%) Retail
6 63 (2.42%) Back Office
7 61 (2.34%) Legal
8 56 (2.15%) Front Office
9 55 (2.11%) Games
10 47 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.42%) Advertising
12 32 (1.23%) Law
13 29 (1.11%) Electronics
14 26 (1.00%) Financial Institution
15 25 (0.96%) Automotive
15 25 (0.96%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.31%) Billing
16 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.27%) Military
18 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1501 (57.62%) Developer
2 791 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 466 (17.89%) C# Developer
4 428 (16.43%) Analyst
5 386 (14.82%) SQL Developer
6 339 (13.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 189 (7.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 182 (6.99%) Software Developer
9 172 (6.60%) VB Developer
10 170 (6.53%) Applications Support
11 162 (6.22%) Support Analyst
12 158 (6.07%) Junior
13 145 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
14 136 (5.22%) Junior Developer
15 130 (4.99%) Senior Developer
16 115 (4.41%) Graduate
17 106 (4.07%) .NET Software Developer
18 98 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
19 96 (3.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 93 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1683 (64.61%) .NET
2 788 (30.25%) ASP.NET
3 629 (24.15%) HTML
4 417 (16.01%) CSS
5 413 (15.85%) XML
6 340 (13.05%) .NET Framework
7 325 (12.48%) WCF
8 279 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 258 (9.90%) Web Services
10 234 (8.98%) WinForms
11 232 (8.91%) jQuery
12 197 (7.56%) WPF
13 187 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 166 (6.37%) HTML5
15 148 (5.68%) Ajax
16 114 (4.38%) LINQ
17 105 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 95 (3.65%) SOAP
19 91 (3.49%) Classic ASP
20 87 (3.34%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 316 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (9.14%) Computer Science
3 96 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 79 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 63 (2.42%) Mathematics
6 47 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
7 39 (1.50%) iPhone
8 38 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 36 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 35 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
12 33 (1.27%) User Experience
13 31 (1.19%) Mobile App
14 25 (0.96%) Replication
15 24 (0.92%) Data Centre
16 23 (0.88%) Physics
16 23 (0.88%) Streaming Music
17 22 (0.84%) Driving Licence
18 18 (0.69%) Derivative
18 18 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 759 (29.14%) Windows
2 266 (10.21%) Linux
3 191 (7.33%) Unix
4 183 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 90 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (3.38%) Android
7 67 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 49 (1.88%) Windows 7
10 31 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.54%) Solaris
14 13 (0.50%) HPUX
15 9 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.31%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.27%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.23%) FreeBSD
18 6 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (19.31%) MVC
3 235 (9.02%) Scrum
4 224 (8.60%) SDLC
5 222 (8.52%) TDD
6 210 (8.06%) Software Engineering
7 204 (7.83%) ITIL
8 197 (7.56%) OO
9 189 (7.26%) Web Development
10 185 (7.10%) Web Application Development
11 179 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
12 134 (5.14%) Project Management
13 108 (4.15%) CRM
14 107 (4.11%) Analytics
15 100 (3.84%) Mentoring
16 97 (3.72%) Unit Testing
17 94 (3.61%) Migration
18 91 (3.49%) BDD
19 89 (3.42%) E-Commerce
20 86 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1500 (57.58%) C#
2 1469 (56.39%) SQL
3 760 (29.17%) VB.NET
4 589 (22.61%) JavaScript
5 568 (21.80%) VB6
6 449 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 324 (12.44%) VBA
8 321 (12.32%) Java
9 296 (11.36%) C++
10 260 (9.98%) VBScript
11 181 (6.95%) PowerShell
12 136 (5.22%) PHP
13 117 (4.49%) Python
14 115 (4.41%) C
15 111 (4.26%) PL/SQL
16 106 (4.07%) Perl
17 72 (2.76%) Shell Script
18 58 (2.23%) Ruby
19 32 (1.23%) Bash Shell
20 29 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 432 (16.58%) Degree
2 138 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 63 (2.42%) MCSE
5 42 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.42%) MCTS
7 35 (1.34%) ISEB
8 34 (1.31%) MCP
9 30 (1.15%) MCSA
10 23 (0.88%) MCPD
11 22 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.81%) MCSD
13 20 (0.77%) ISTQB
14 19 (0.73%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (0.54%) HND
17 13 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (0.46%) CCA
19 11 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.22%) QA
2 75 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 59 (2.26%) SLA
4 34 (1.31%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.27%) TickIT
7 6 (0.23%) GxP
8 4 (0.15%) HL7
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.038%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.038%) GAAP
10 1 (0.038%) MISRA
10 1 (0.038%) MISRA C
System Software
1 163 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 96 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.92%) XenApp
4 18 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 14 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.50%) Firmware
7 12 (0.46%) vSphere
8 8 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.19%) Snort
9 5 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.077%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.038%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.038%) KVM
12 1 (0.038%) Postfix
12 1 (0.038%) UAG
Systems Management
1 52 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 46 (1.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 45 (1.73%) SCCM
4 39 (1.50%) HP UCMDB
5 32 (1.23%) SCOM
6 30 (1.15%) Puppet
7 16 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 14 (0.54%) Nagios
9 12 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 12 (0.46%) EnCase
9 12 (0.46%) FTK
10 11 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
11 10 (0.38%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.23%) HP NNM
13 6 (0.23%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.23%) OpenView
14 5 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 790 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 402 (15.43%) Oracle
3 144 (5.53%) VMware
4 136 (5.22%) HP
5 74 (2.84%) IBM
6 73 (2.80%) Citrix
7 59 (2.26%) SAP
8 47 (1.80%) Cisco
9 34 (1.31%) Google
10 27 (1.04%) Dynatrace
10 27 (1.04%) Siebel
10 27 (1.04%) Telerik
11 23 (0.88%) Adobe
12 22 (0.84%) EMC
13 21 (0.81%) Symantec
14 19 (0.73%) CheckPoint
15 16 (0.61%) EPiServer
15 16 (0.61%) NetIQ
15 16 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 16 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
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