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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.72% 1.61% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 3.18% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 15
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
589 629 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.20% 50.56% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 455 518 422
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Colchester -5 6 £22,000 -58.09%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £40,000 -
Harlow -2 3 £27,500 -
Basildon +5 2 - -
Brentwood -13 2 - - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £45,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £37,500 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (80.95%) .NET
2 38 (60.32%) C#
3 26 (41.27%) VB.NET
4 25 (39.68%) SQL
4 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
5 24 (38.10%) HTML
6 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
7 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
8 19 (30.16%) Degree
9 17 (26.98%) jQuery
9 17 (26.98%) CSS
9 17 (26.98%) Windows
10 14 (22.22%) ITIL
10 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.63%) Java
11 13 (20.63%) MVC
12 12 (19.05%) VBScript
13 11 (17.46%) Oracle
13 11 (17.46%) Citrix
13 11 (17.46%) .NET Framework
14 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (14.29%) XenApp
14 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
14 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 9 (14.29%) WinForms
15 8 (12.70%) ITSM
15 8 (12.70%) assyst
15 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
1 8 (12.70%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (12.70%) SharePoint Server
1 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.76%) MS Project
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) assyst
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.59%) AWD
3 1 (1.59%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.59%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) FTP
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.59%) NCover
3 1 (1.59%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.59%) Moq
3 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.59%) NCrunch
3 1 (1.59%) NSubstitute
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.59%) NUnit
3 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
1 6 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Release Manager
3 8 (12.70%) Programmer
3 8 (12.70%) AWS Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Graduate
6 4 (6.35%) Junior
6 4 (6.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) EDI Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) EDI Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (80.95%) .NET
2 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.10%) HTML
4 17 (26.98%) CSS
4 17 (26.98%) jQuery
5 11 (17.46%) .NET Framework
6 9 (14.29%) WinForms
7 8 (12.70%) Classic ASP
8 7 (11.11%) Web Services
8 7 (11.11%) XML
8 7 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (9.52%) LINQ
9 6 (9.52%) WPF
9 6 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (9.52%) JSON
10 5 (7.94%) ADO.NET
10 5 (7.94%) Silverlight
11 3 (4.76%) EDI
12 2 (3.17%) MSMQ
12 2 (3.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.52%) Kindle
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) NHS
7 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.59%) Replication
7 1 (1.59%) Clustering
7 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.59%) Derivative
7 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 13 (20.63%) MVC
3 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 8 (12.70%) Release Management
4 8 (12.70%) ITSM
5 6 (9.52%) OO
5 6 (9.52%) OOD
5 6 (9.52%) Web Development
6 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.17%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.17%) Information Security
8 2 (3.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) C#
2 26 (41.27%) VB.NET
3 25 (39.68%) SQL
4 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.63%) Java
6 12 (19.05%) VBScript
7 8 (12.70%) VBA
7 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
8 7 (11.11%) PHP
8 7 (11.11%) VB6
9 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (3.17%) XPath
10 2 (3.17%) COBOL
11 1 (1.59%) C
11 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.76%) MCSE
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.17%) MCITP
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 11 (17.46%) Citrix
3 8 (12.70%) NetApp
3 8 (12.70%) EMC
4 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Pegasus
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