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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 199 164 124
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB 1476 1773 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.82% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 3.40% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1543 2166
Average salary £40,000 £37,953 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,550 £25,695
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
49044 52126 57460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.48% 53.62% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42418 44208 50920
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 January 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 January 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 -3 368 £38,250 -4.37% 59
London -88 368 £50,000 +5.26% 63
West Midlands +27 165 £35,000 +7.69% 29
East of England -27 160 £40,000 +9.58% 14
North West -6 141 £35,000 - 32
Yorkshire -18 114 £40,000 +15.94% 22
South West -82 81 £34,000 -2.85% 20
East Midlands +3 71 £40,000 +3.89% 12
North East +7 18 £42,500 +41.66% 3
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2156 (68.62%) .NET
2 1897 (60.38%) C#
3 1744 (55.51%) SQL
4 1657 (52.74%) SQL Server
5 1240 (39.47%) ASP.NET
6 1067 (33.96%) Microsoft
7 1045 (33.26%) VB.NET
8 924 (29.41%) Windows
9 911 (28.99%) HTML
10 899 (28.61%) JavaScript
11 809 (25.75%) VB6
12 666 (21.20%) MVC
13 659 (20.97%) Finance
14 644 (20.50%) MS Excel
15 628 (19.99%) CSS
16 609 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
17 553 (17.60%) XML
18 499 (15.88%) Degree
19 479 (15.25%) Java
20 475 (15.12%) Oracle
21 427 (13.59%) T-SQL
22 425 (13.53%) VBScript
23 424 (13.49%) Visual Studio
24 409 (13.02%) .NET Framework
25 385 (12.25%) Web Services
26 384 (12.22%) WCF
27 350 (11.14%) jQuery
28 343 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
29 339 (10.79%) OO
30 306 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 278 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 210 (6.68%) IIS
3 94 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 81 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 77 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 60 (1.91%) Node.js
7 59 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
8 56 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 42 (1.34%) JBoss
10 31 (0.99%) SAS
11 29 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 28 (0.89%) CMS
13 27 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
14 24 (0.76%) WordPress
15 23 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
16 22 (0.70%) AquaLogic
16 22 (0.70%) Tuxedo
17 19 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 644 (20.50%) MS Excel
2 228 (7.26%) MS Office
3 46 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.48%) PowerPivot
6 14 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.41%) SPSS
8 10 (0.32%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.22%) MS Project
10 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.19%) Revit
11 5 (0.16%) LaTeX
11 5 (0.16%) TargetLink
11 5 (0.16%) Simulink
12 4 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
13 3 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.032%) FastStats
14 1 (0.032%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 31 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.25%) Line 500
6 7 (0.22%) Changepoint
7 6 (0.19%) HFM
8 5 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
8 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.16%) Magento
9 4 (0.13%) LabWindows
10 3 (0.095%) assyst
10 3 (0.095%) Epicor Vantage
11 2 (0.064%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.064%) SiteCatalyst
11 2 (0.064%) Beauchamp
11 2 (0.064%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.064%) Eikon
11 2 (0.064%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 59 (1.88%) Office 365
2 40 (1.27%) SaaS
3 16 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.16%) GitHub
6 3 (0.095%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.064%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 134 (4.26%) Internet
2 71 (2.26%) DNS
3 58 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 57 (1.81%) SAN
5 48 (1.53%) Intranet
6 38 (1.21%) Wireless
7 37 (1.18%) Firewall
8 29 (0.92%) Extranet
9 28 (0.89%) WAN
9 28 (0.89%) DHCP
10 27 (0.86%) VPN
11 25 (0.80%) LAN
12 18 (0.57%) NetScaler
13 17 (0.54%) VLAN
14 12 (0.38%) HTTP
15 11 (0.35%) IPX
16 9 (0.29%) SNMP
17 8 (0.25%) CTI
17 8 (0.25%) FTP
17 8 (0.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1657 (52.74%) SQL Server
2 343 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 300 (9.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 259 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 192 (6.11%) Crystal Reports
6 190 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 166 (5.28%) Relational Database
8 163 (5.19%) MS Access
9 137 (4.36%) Oracle Database
10 131 (4.17%) MySQL
11 99 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 93 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
13 90 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 66 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
15 56 (1.78%) NoSQL
16 49 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
17 46 (1.46%) RDBMS
18 44 (1.40%) Data Mining
19 43 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
20 41 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 424 (13.49%) Visual Studio
2 186 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 164 (5.22%) NUnit
4 132 (4.20%) Rhino Mocks
5 108 (3.44%) Moq
6 92 (2.93%) Subversion
7 89 (2.83%) MSTest
8 88 (2.80%) Git (software)
9 74 (2.36%) Selenium
10 70 (2.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 52 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
12 42 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
13 36 (1.15%) Maven
14 23 (0.73%) Eclipse
15 21 (0.67%) TestComplete
16 18 (0.57%) TeamCity
16 18 (0.57%) WebDriver
16 18 (0.57%) MSI
16 18 (0.57%) JIRA
17 17 (0.54%) Cucumber
General
1 659 (20.97%) Finance
2 169 (5.38%) Retail
3 119 (3.79%) Banking
4 108 (3.44%) Marketing
5 65 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 59 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 56 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 55 (1.75%) Law
9 54 (1.72%) Advertising
9 54 (1.72%) Games
10 39 (1.24%) Legal
11 37 (1.18%) Front Office
11 37 (1.18%) Back Office
12 33 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 31 (0.99%) Electronics
14 26 (0.83%) Publishing
15 23 (0.73%) Investment Banking
16 21 (0.67%) Automotive
17 20 (0.64%) Aerospace
18 18 (0.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1848 (58.82%) Developer
2 794 (25.27%) .NET Developer
3 546 (17.38%) Analyst
4 322 (10.25%) Software Developer
5 236 (7.51%) C# Developer
6 207 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 206 (6.56%) Applications Support
8 169 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 153 (4.87%) VB.NET Developer
10 147 (4.68%) Web Developer
11 138 (4.39%) Support Analyst
12 135 (4.30%) Junior
13 125 (3.98%) Programmer
14 119 (3.79%) Junior Developer
15 115 (3.66%) Software Engineer
16 111 (3.53%) VB Developer
17 110 (3.50%) Graduate
18 105 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
19 101 (3.21%) Applications Developer
20 95 (3.02%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2156 (68.62%) .NET
2 1240 (39.47%) ASP.NET
3 911 (28.99%) HTML
4 628 (19.99%) CSS
5 553 (17.60%) XML
6 409 (13.02%) .NET Framework
7 385 (12.25%) Web Services
8 384 (12.22%) WCF
9 350 (11.14%) jQuery
10 306 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 264 (8.40%) WinForms
12 249 (7.92%) Ajax
13 222 (7.07%) WPF
14 158 (5.03%) HTML5
15 153 (4.87%) LINQ
16 146 (4.65%) Classic ASP
17 134 (4.26%) SOAP
18 133 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 109 (3.47%) Silverlight
20 107 (3.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 295 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 97 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 73 (2.32%) N-Tier
5 71 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 69 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
7 64 (2.04%) Client/Server
8 63 (2.01%) Replication
8 63 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (1.40%) Clustering
9 44 (1.40%) Statistics
10 28 (0.89%) Equities
11 27 (0.86%) Blackberry
11 27 (0.86%) Open Source
12 26 (0.83%) Data Conversion
12 26 (0.83%) NHS
13 25 (0.80%) Derivative
13 25 (0.80%) User Experience
14 22 (0.70%) GIS
15 20 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 924 (29.41%) Windows
2 223 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 158 (5.03%) Linux
4 141 (4.49%) UNIX
5 121 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 119 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 118 (3.76%) Windows 7
8 51 (1.62%) Android
9 35 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 34 (1.08%) Windows XP
11 23 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.57%) HPUX
14 14 (0.45%) Solaris
15 8 (0.25%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.16%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.13%) Debian
17 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.064%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (21.20%) MVC
2 609 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (10.79%) OO
4 294 (9.36%) Scrum
5 290 (9.23%) TDD
6 280 (8.91%) Software Engineering
7 234 (7.45%) Web Development
7 234 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 227 (7.22%) Web Application Development
9 183 (5.82%) Project Management
10 170 (5.41%) ITIL
11 152 (4.84%) OOP
12 148 (4.71%) E-Commerce
13 118 (3.76%) CRM
14 112 (3.56%) Mentoring
15 111 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
16 110 (3.50%) BDD
17 106 (3.37%) Migration
18 100 (3.18%) OOD
19 96 (3.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1897 (60.38%) C#
2 1744 (55.51%) SQL
3 1045 (33.26%) VB.NET
4 899 (28.61%) JavaScript
5 809 (25.75%) VB6
6 479 (15.25%) Java
7 427 (13.59%) T-SQL
8 425 (13.53%) VBScript
9 295 (9.39%) C++
10 283 (9.01%) VBA
11 232 (7.38%) PowerShell
12 182 (5.79%) PHP
13 137 (4.36%) C
14 121 (3.85%) PL/SQL
15 74 (2.36%) Python
16 71 (2.26%) Ruby
17 58 (1.85%) Perl
18 53 (1.69%) Delphi
19 38 (1.21%) Shell Script
20 31 (0.99%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 499 (15.88%) Degree
2 96 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 57 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 54 (1.72%) ISEB
6 34 (1.08%) MCSE
7 33 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 28 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 28 (0.89%) MCP
9 25 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (0.76%) MCITP
11 20 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (0.48%) MCTS
14 11 (0.35%) CCA
14 11 (0.35%) HND
14 11 (0.35%) MCAD
15 8 (0.25%) MCSD
15 8 (0.25%) MCSA
15 8 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.02%) QA
2 60 (1.91%) SLA
3 45 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.48%) HL7
5 14 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.19%) WAI
7 6 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.064%) COSO
8 2 (0.064%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.032%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.032%) EMIR
9 1 (0.032%) Basel III
9 1 (0.032%) DICOM
9 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.032%) MiFID
9 1 (0.032%) GAAP
9 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 285 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 136 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 59 (1.88%) XenApp
5 47 (1.50%) vSphere
6 34 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 21 (0.67%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.48%) Firmware
10 13 (0.41%) VMware Server
11 12 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.32%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.29%) MetaFrame
14 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.095%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 2 (0.064%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
17 2 (0.064%) Oracle RMAN
17 2 (0.064%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 118 (3.76%) SCCM
2 38 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (0.64%) SCOM
4 19 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 18 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.35%) WSUS
8 10 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.25%) Nagios
9 8 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (0.25%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (0.19%) EdgeSight
10 6 (0.19%) OpenView
10 6 (0.19%) ARCserve
10 6 (0.19%) AppDNA
11 4 (0.13%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.13%) WMI
11 4 (0.13%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1067 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 475 (15.12%) Oracle
3 176 (5.60%) VMware
4 133 (4.23%) Citrix
5 84 (2.67%) Business Objects
6 59 (1.88%) Cisco
7 43 (1.37%) HP
8 37 (1.18%) IBM
9 36 (1.15%) Symantec
10 34 (1.08%) SAP
10 34 (1.08%) Telerik
11 33 (1.05%) EMC
12 32 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 31 (0.99%) Sybase
14 27 (0.86%) Dell
14 27 (0.86%) Tableau
15 22 (0.70%) BEA
15 22 (0.70%) Micro Focus
16 20 (0.64%) Cognos
17 18 (0.57%) Sage
Bolton, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum excellent holidays, healthcare and f
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 -40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
CCity IT
Posted: Yesterday