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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 75 40 67
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +27
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 55 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.91% 4.71% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% 10.36% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 51 18
Average salary £40,250 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.16% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
532 531 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.29% 45.50% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 424 452 474
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 £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
Harlow - 5 £40,500 -
Loughton - 4 £22,500 -
Brentwood -3 2 - -
Colchester -14 2 £35,000 +23.89%
Basildon +4 1 £23,500 -27.69%
Chelmsford - 1 £50,400 - 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 26 (50.98%) VBScript
1 26 (50.98%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) C#
3 20 (39.22%) Windows
4 19 (37.25%) Java
4 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 19 (37.25%) VB.NET
5 18 (35.29%) ITIL
5 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 18 (35.29%) Citrix
6 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 15 (29.41%) Degree
7 13 (25.49%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (25.49%) VBA
8 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
8 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
8 12 (23.53%) Migration
8 12 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
9 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
9 11 (21.57%) MCSE
9 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (21.57%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
9 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
9 11 (21.57%) SCCM
10 10 (19.61%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (19.61%) MCITP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.76%) Documentum
1 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (7.84%) Drupal
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) assyst
2 2 (3.92%) Magento
2 2 (3.92%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) Essbase
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (13.73%) Selenium
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Automotive
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Test Specialist
2 13 (25.49%) Automation Specialist
3 7 (13.73%) Test Automation Specialist
3 7 (13.73%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Release Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Graduate
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.69%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) CSS
5 5 (9.80%) XML
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
6 4 (7.84%) Spring
6 4 (7.84%) Struts2
6 4 (7.84%) JSP
6 4 (7.84%) SOAP
6 4 (7.84%) Struts
6 4 (7.84%) ADO.NET
7 3 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (1.96%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.96%) HTML5
8 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Kindle
4 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 12 (23.53%) Migration
3 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
3 11 (21.57%) Information Assurance
4 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 7 (13.73%) OO
6 6 (11.76%) Process Management
6 6 (11.76%) Release Management
6 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.84%) Wealth Management
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.84%) Service Management
8 3 (5.88%) ITSM
8 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.92%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Web Development
9 2 (3.92%) CRM
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) VBScript
2 22 (43.14%) C#
3 19 (37.25%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) VB.NET
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 13 (25.49%) VBA
5 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
6 7 (13.73%) PHP
7 6 (11.76%) ABAP
8 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.84%) C++
9 2 (3.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) MCSE
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (19.61%) MCITP
3 10 (19.61%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
4 7 (13.73%) ISEB
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
2 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Citrix
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle
4 8 (15.69%) SAP
5 6 (11.76%) NetApp
5 6 (11.76%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (3.92%) Pegasus
6 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Macromedia
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