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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 201 170 126
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -44
Permanent jobs citing VB 1539 1908 2379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.49% 1.71% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 3.23% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1655 2090
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
53123 59106 55616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.31% 53.05% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45555 50306 48306
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +8 386 £40,000 +2.56% 40
London -109 314 £47,500 +5.55% 53
West Midlands +17 194 £37,500 +7.14% 24
North West +21 167 £33,000 +1.53% 22
Yorkshire +12 163 £37,500 - 21
East of England -17 148 £34,000 -15.00% 18
East Midlands -3 94 £40,000 +11.11% 8
South West -70 63 £35,000 +1.44% 10
North East +15 40 £34,500 -1.42% 6
Midlands - 2 £38,000 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2071 (68.30%) .NET
2 1878 (61.94%) C#
3 1635 (53.92%) SQL
4 1523 (50.23%) SQL Server
5 1183 (39.02%) ASP.NET
6 1003 (33.08%) VB.NET
7 961 (31.70%) Microsoft
8 924 (30.47%) HTML
9 912 (30.08%) JavaScript
10 894 (29.49%) Windows
11 769 (25.36%) VB6
12 667 (22.00%) Finance
13 625 (20.61%) CSS
14 624 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
15 618 (20.38%) MVC
16 533 (17.58%) MS Excel
17 509 (16.79%) Java
18 484 (15.96%) XML
19 481 (15.86%) Degree
20 393 (12.96%) T-SQL
21 392 (12.93%) Oracle
22 390 (12.86%) Web Services
23 387 (12.76%) .NET Framework
24 378 (12.47%) VBScript
25 375 (12.37%) jQuery
26 358 (11.81%) Visual Studio
27 348 (11.48%) WCF
28 328 (10.82%) TDD
29 325 (10.72%) OO
30 323 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 207 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 161 (5.31%) IIS
3 104 (3.43%) MS Exchange
4 88 (2.90%) Node.js
5 79 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 53 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 53 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 39 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
9 29 (0.96%) CMS
10 28 (0.92%) JBoss
11 26 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 24 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
13 16 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.53%) AquaLogic
13 16 (0.53%) Tuxedo
13 16 (0.53%) Apache
14 15 (0.49%) SAS
14 15 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 533 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 192 (6.33%) MS Office
3 36 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.40%) TargetLink
5 12 (0.40%) Simulink
6 9 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.23%) MS Project
8 6 (0.20%) LaTeX
9 4 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
10 3 (0.099%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.099%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.099%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.099%) Revit
10 3 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.066%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.033%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 35 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.33%) HFM
3 10 (0.33%) Changepoint
4 9 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.26%) assyst
6 7 (0.23%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.20%) LabWindows
8 5 (0.16%) Line 500
8 5 (0.16%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
10 3 (0.099%) Exstream
10 3 (0.099%) Magento
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.066%) Eikon
11 2 (0.066%) Algo Collateral
11 2 (0.066%) Retail-J
11 2 (0.066%) Nortel Periphonics
11 2 (0.066%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (1.78%) Office 365
3 51 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.82%) SaaS
5 18 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.36%) Google App Engine
7 9 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.099%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 139 (4.58%) Internet
2 63 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 60 (1.98%) SAN
4 59 (1.95%) DNS
5 45 (1.48%) Firewall
6 35 (1.15%) DHCP
7 33 (1.09%) Wireless
8 30 (0.99%) WAN
9 27 (0.89%) VPN
10 25 (0.82%) LAN
10 25 (0.82%) HTTP
11 21 (0.69%) Intranet
11 21 (0.69%) SSL
11 21 (0.69%) NetScaler
12 19 (0.63%) VoIP
12 19 (0.63%) VLAN
13 13 (0.43%) FTP
13 13 (0.43%) IPsec
14 8 (0.26%) CTI
15 6 (0.20%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1523 (50.23%) SQL Server
2 304 (10.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 260 (8.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 190 (6.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 167 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 136 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
7 133 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 117 (3.86%) MS Access
9 113 (3.73%) MySQL
10 88 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 86 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 81 (2.67%) Oracle Database
13 80 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 70 (2.31%) NoSQL
15 57 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
16 37 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (1.22%) RDBMS
17 32 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
18 26 (0.86%) Data Mining
19 25 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 358 (11.81%) Visual Studio
2 179 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 142 (4.68%) NUnit
4 104 (3.43%) Git (software)
5 101 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 88 (2.90%) Subversion
7 87 (2.87%) Moq
8 72 (2.37%) MSTest
9 71 (2.34%) Selenium
10 59 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 51 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
12 27 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
13 26 (0.86%) Eclipse
14 25 (0.82%) JIRA
15 21 (0.69%) Maven
16 20 (0.66%) LoadRunner
17 16 (0.53%) Cucumber
18 14 (0.46%) TeamCity
19 12 (0.40%) WebDriver
20 11 (0.36%) MSI
General
1 667 (22.00%) Finance
2 130 (4.29%) Retail
3 113 (3.73%) Banking
4 88 (2.90%) Back Office
5 86 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 72 (2.37%) Marketing
7 67 (2.21%) Games
8 53 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 41 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 37 (1.22%) Electronics
11 33 (1.09%) Front Office
12 32 (1.06%) Automotive
12 32 (1.06%) Law
12 32 (1.06%) Advertising
13 31 (1.02%) Investment Banking
14 30 (0.99%) Publishing
15 27 (0.89%) Aerospace
16 26 (0.86%) Legal
17 21 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1843 (60.78%) Developer
2 782 (25.79%) .NET Developer
3 493 (16.26%) Analyst
4 332 (10.95%) Software Developer
5 320 (10.55%) C# Developer
6 206 (6.79%) Senior Developer
7 200 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 172 (5.67%) Applications Support
9 157 (5.18%) Junior
10 149 (4.91%) Junior Developer
11 148 (4.88%) Web Developer
12 139 (4.58%) Support Analyst
13 133 (4.39%) Software Engineer
14 132 (4.35%) Programmer
15 123 (4.06%) VB.NET Developer
16 118 (3.89%) Graduate
17 107 (3.53%) VB Developer
18 106 (3.50%) Applications Developer
19 96 (3.17%) AWS Developer
20 95 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2071 (68.30%) .NET
2 1183 (39.02%) ASP.NET
3 924 (30.47%) HTML
4 625 (20.61%) CSS
5 484 (15.96%) XML
6 390 (12.86%) Web Services
7 387 (12.76%) .NET Framework
8 375 (12.37%) jQuery
9 348 (11.48%) WCF
10 323 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 276 (9.10%) WinForms
12 241 (7.95%) Ajax
13 210 (6.93%) WPF
14 175 (5.77%) HTML5
15 149 (4.91%) LINQ
16 116 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 115 (3.79%) Classic ASP
18 101 (3.33%) JSON
19 96 (3.17%) XSLT
20 92 (3.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 266 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 221 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 95 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 84 (2.77%) Client/Server
5 81 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 63 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (1.95%) Replication
8 54 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
9 53 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 49 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 46 (1.52%) Clustering
12 45 (1.48%) Equities
13 38 (1.25%) Derivative
14 36 (1.19%) Open Source
15 32 (1.06%) User Experience
16 27 (0.89%) iPhone
17 26 (0.86%) Blackberry
18 22 (0.73%) GIS
19 21 (0.69%) PKI
20 19 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 894 (29.49%) Windows
2 179 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 157 (5.18%) Linux
4 128 (4.22%) Windows 7
5 115 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 105 (3.46%) UNIX
7 98 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 83 (2.74%) Android
9 55 (1.81%) Apple iOS
10 47 (1.55%) Windows XP
11 25 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 22 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.59%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.30%) Solaris
14 9 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.23%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.20%) HPUX
17 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.13%) Debian
19 3 (0.099%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (20.38%) MVC
3 328 (10.82%) TDD
4 325 (10.72%) OO
5 299 (9.86%) Scrum
6 288 (9.50%) Software Engineering
7 219 (7.22%) Web Application Development
8 184 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
9 176 (5.80%) Project Management
10 175 (5.77%) Web Development
11 159 (5.24%) ITIL
12 151 (4.98%) OOP
13 128 (4.22%) CRM
13 128 (4.22%) E-Commerce
14 121 (3.99%) BDD
15 109 (3.59%) Unit Testing
16 100 (3.30%) Mentoring
16 100 (3.30%) OOD
17 93 (3.07%) Migration
18 90 (2.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1878 (61.94%) C#
2 1635 (53.92%) SQL
3 1003 (33.08%) VB.NET
4 912 (30.08%) JavaScript
5 769 (25.36%) VB6
6 509 (16.79%) Java
7 393 (12.96%) T-SQL
8 378 (12.47%) VBScript
9 299 (9.86%) C++
10 226 (7.45%) VBA
11 222 (7.32%) PowerShell
12 192 (6.33%) C
13 167 (5.51%) PHP
14 107 (3.53%) PL/SQL
15 87 (2.87%) Ruby
16 72 (2.37%) Python
17 52 (1.72%) Perl
18 50 (1.65%) Delphi
19 40 (1.32%) Shell Script
20 39 (1.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 481 (15.86%) Degree
2 94 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 90 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 53 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 52 (1.72%) ISEB
6 37 (1.22%) MCSE
7 32 (1.06%) MCP
8 27 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 21 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.69%) MCITP
11 19 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.63%) CCNA
12 18 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (0.46%) MCTS
14 13 (0.43%) CCA
14 13 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (0.36%) MCSA
16 10 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.30%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.06%) QA
2 39 (1.29%) SLA
3 38 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.56%) HL7
5 14 (0.46%) PMBOK
5 14 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.40%) COBIT
7 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.099%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.033%) GAAP
9 1 (0.033%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.033%) MiFID
9 1 (0.033%) WAI
9 1 (0.033%) DICOM
9 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.033%) EMIR
9 1 (0.033%) Basel III
9 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
System Software
1 262 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 151 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.77%) XenApp
4 66 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 40 (1.32%) vSphere
6 34 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 23 (0.76%) Firmware
9 17 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.43%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.23%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.16%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.099%) XenServer
16 2 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
17 1 (0.033%) RACF
17 1 (0.033%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 111 (3.66%) SCCM
2 33 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 16 (0.53%) WSUS
4 15 (0.49%) SCOM
5 14 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.26%) CA Endevor
8 8 (0.26%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.23%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.20%) WMI
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.16%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.099%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.099%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.099%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.099%) Opsview
14 2 (0.066%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 961 (31.70%) Microsoft
2 392 (12.93%) Oracle
3 191 (6.30%) VMware
4 158 (5.21%) Citrix
5 68 (2.24%) Business Objects
5 68 (2.24%) Cisco
6 61 (2.01%) HP
7 49 (1.62%) Google
8 44 (1.45%) SAP
9 41 (1.35%) EMC
10 35 (1.15%) IBM
11 34 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 30 (0.99%) Symantec
13 28 (0.92%) Red Hat
14 24 (0.79%) Dell
15 22 (0.73%) NetApp
16 18 (0.59%) Telerik
17 17 (0.56%) IronPort
18 16 (0.53%) Micro Focus
18 16 (0.53%) BEA
London
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33500.00 - £37500.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Frimley, Surrey
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On application
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Proteus Europe
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday