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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 36 62
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 62 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.45% 5.75% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.10% 12.40% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 51 27
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £30,000 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £46,000
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
516 500 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.78% 46.38% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 423 440 542
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Brentwood +2 3 - -
Harlow - 3 £42,500 - 1
Basildon -6 1 £23,500 -50.52%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (57.14%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) VBScript
3 21 (50.00%) .NET
4 20 (47.62%) C#
5 19 (45.24%) SQL
6 18 (42.86%) Windows
7 17 (40.48%) VBA
8 16 (38.10%) VB.NET
8 16 (38.10%) ITIL
8 16 (38.10%) Citrix
9 15 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
11 12 (28.57%) Oracle
11 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
12 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
12 11 (26.19%) SAP
13 10 (23.81%) Finance
14 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
14 9 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (21.43%) XenApp
14 9 (21.43%) Degree
14 9 (21.43%) Release Management
14 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (21.43%) Process Management
14 9 (21.43%) NetApp
14 9 (21.43%) EMC
14 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
14 9 (21.43%) Documentum
14 9 (21.43%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
1 9 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 9 (21.43%) Documentum
2 5 (11.90%) Drupal
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) assyst
2 2 (4.76%) Magento
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.38%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Essbase
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (19.05%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) RequisitePro
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Law
3 5 (11.90%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Test Specialist
1 15 (35.71%) Automation Specialist
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Release Manager
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation Specialist
5 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) IT Trainer
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (11.90%) Spring
4 5 (11.90%) Struts2
4 5 (11.90%) JSP
4 5 (11.90%) SOAP
4 5 (11.90%) Struts
4 5 (11.90%) Web Services
4 5 (11.90%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (2.38%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.38%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 9 (21.43%) Release Management
4 9 (21.43%) Process Management
5 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 7 (16.67%) Migration
6 7 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 7 (16.67%) OO
7 6 (14.29%) Service Management
8 5 (11.90%) Wealth Management
8 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
8 5 (11.90%) Software Deployment
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) ITSM
10 2 (4.76%) CRM
10 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.38%) Scrum
11 1 (2.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) VBScript
3 20 (47.62%) C#
4 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) VBA
6 16 (38.10%) VB.NET
7 9 (21.43%) ABAP
8 8 (19.05%) PHP
9 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 5 (11.90%) C++
11 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
13 1 (2.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (14.29%) MCSE
4 6 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (14.29%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) XenApp
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Citrix
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 11 (26.19%) SAP
4 9 (21.43%) NetApp
4 9 (21.43%) EMC
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.38%) Macromedia
7 1 (2.38%) Pegasus
Essex
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