The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 88 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.56% 1.65% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 3.00% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 32
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
700 533 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.65% 55.06% 63.15%
Number of salaries quoted 575 467 739
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +3 10 £51,250 +28.12%
Brentwood -7 4 £43,750 -
Harlow - 2 - -
Basildon +4 1 £40,000 +1.26% 1
Chelmsford - 1 £42,500 - 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (63.83%) Java
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
2 26 (55.32%) Degree
3 23 (48.94%) C#
4 21 (44.68%) VB.NET
5 18 (38.30%) Oracle
6 17 (36.17%) VBScript
6 17 (36.17%) SAP
6 17 (36.17%) Windows
7 16 (34.04%) VBA
8 15 (31.91%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
9 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.66%) Citrix
9 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
10 11 (23.40%) Process Management
10 11 (23.40%) NetApp
10 11 (23.40%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (23.40%) EMC
10 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
10 11 (23.40%) Documentum
10 11 (23.40%) ABAP
10 11 (23.40%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (23.40%) Release Management
10 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
10 11 (23.40%) XenApp
10 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (21.28%) ITIL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
1 11 (23.40%) Documentum
1 11 (23.40%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (23.40%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) assyst
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.64%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (10.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Electronics
3 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.51%) French Language
4 4 (8.51%) German Language
5 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Law
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Automotive
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Release Manager
3 10 (21.28%) Test Specialist
3 10 (21.28%) Automation Specialist
3 10 (21.28%) Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Software Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Test Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
5 1 (2.13%) ActiveX
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) JSP
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Struts
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.13%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
2 11 (23.40%) Release Management
2 11 (23.40%) Process Management
2 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
3 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 10 (21.28%) ERP
4 9 (19.15%) ITSM
5 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Requirements Management
6 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
6 5 (10.64%) Change Control
7 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.38%) Wealth Management
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.26%) Information Assurance
9 2 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) SQL
3 23 (48.94%) C#
4 21 (44.68%) VB.NET
5 17 (36.17%) VBScript
6 16 (34.04%) VBA
7 11 (23.40%) ABAP
8 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
8 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
9 5 (10.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (6.38%) Perl
11 2 (4.26%) PHP
11 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.13%) VB6
12 1 (2.13%) C++
12 1 (2.13%) COBOL
12 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCITP
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) XenApp
2 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 17 (36.17%) SAP
3 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) Citrix
4 11 (23.40%) NetApp
4 11 (23.40%) EMC
5 10 (21.28%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) Cognos
7 1 (2.13%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.13%) Micro Focus
Chelmsford, Essex
Sinem Suphi
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago