The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 65 70 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 20 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.55% 1.70% 5.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 3.56% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 49
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £53,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
602 562 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 51.15% 47.79% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 475 486 488
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VB
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Essex region.

VB Salary Trend in Essex

VB
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Essex

VB
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Essex 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
Chelmsford +4 7 £48,000 +12.94%
Basildon - 5 £42,500 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £35,000 -
Colchester +4 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Brentwood -13 1 - - 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 50 (74.63%) .NET
2 40 (59.70%) SQL
3 35 (52.24%) SQL Server
4 34 (50.75%) C#
5 25 (37.31%) VB.NET
6 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
7 20 (29.85%) HTML
8 18 (26.87%) Finance
9 16 (23.88%) VBScript
9 16 (23.88%) VBA
9 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
10 15 (22.39%) Windows
11 14 (20.90%) Java
12 13 (19.40%) CSS
12 13 (19.40%) VB6
12 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
12 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (19.40%) Degree
13 11 (16.42%) jQuery
14 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
14 9 (13.43%) MVC
14 9 (13.43%) SDLC
15 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (11.94%) ITIL
15 8 (11.94%) Cognos
15 8 (11.94%) CODA
16 7 (10.45%) Classic ASP
16 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
16 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
16 7 (10.45%) Oracle

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.46%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) Captiva
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (7.46%) CODA-Financials
2 5 (7.46%) assyst
3 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.48%) SunGard AvantGard
4 2 (2.99%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.99%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) FTP
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.99%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (52.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.96%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.48%) MS Access
5 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.99%) DTS
6 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.49%) MySQL
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Electronics
3 4 (5.97%) Marketing
4 3 (4.48%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Military
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Software Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Programmer
3 8 (11.94%) Applications Support
4 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (8.96%) Team Leader
5 6 (8.96%) Support Team Leader
5 6 (8.96%) AWS Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (7.46%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Release Manager
7 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (74.63%) .NET
2 20 (29.85%) HTML
3 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
4 13 (19.40%) CSS
5 11 (16.42%) jQuery
6 7 (10.45%) Classic ASP
7 6 (8.96%) XML
8 4 (5.97%) HTML5
9 3 (4.48%) WinForms
9 3 (4.48%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.99%) LINQ
10 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.99%) JSON
10 2 (2.99%) WPF
10 2 (2.99%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.99%) VXML
10 2 (2.99%) J2EE
10 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (1.49%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 3 (4.48%) Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) Mechatronics
5 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.49%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
2 9 (13.43%) MVC
2 9 (13.43%) SDLC
3 8 (11.94%) ITIL
4 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.46%) ITSM
4 5 (7.46%) Document Management
4 5 (7.46%) Release Management
4 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
5 4 (5.97%) Change Management
5 4 (5.97%) Change Control
5 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.97%) B2B
6 3 (4.48%) Project Management
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.48%) Migration
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) SQL
2 34 (50.75%) C#
3 25 (37.31%) VB.NET
4 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
5 16 (23.88%) VBA
5 16 (23.88%) VBScript
6 14 (20.90%) Java
7 13 (19.40%) VB6
8 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
9 6 (8.96%) PHP
10 4 (5.97%) C
11 3 (4.48%) C++
11 3 (4.48%) ABAP
11 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.99%) Tcl
13 1 (1.49%) XPath
13 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Cognos
1 8 (11.94%) CODA
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.46%) EMC
4 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) SAP
4 5 (7.46%) NetApp
5 3 (4.48%) SunGard
6 2 (2.99%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.99%) Siebel
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.49%) Kofax
7 1 (1.49%) OpenText
7 1 (1.49%) Thunderhead
Basildon, Essex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago