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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 93 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.99% 2.25% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 4.90% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 11
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
592 592 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.76% 45.89% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 458 466 402
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +8 7 £27,500 +14.58%
Basildon -14 2 £43,750 - 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) VB.NET
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) VB6
4 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) C#
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
6 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (19.35%) VBScript
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (19.35%) CSS
7 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Web Development
7 6 (19.35%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) SCCM
7 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
8 5 (16.13%) IIS
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.90%) XML
9 4 (12.90%) XSLT
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) C++
9 4 (12.90%) COM+
9 4 (12.90%) Linux
9 4 (12.90%) OOP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (16.13%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Moq
2 1 (3.23%) NUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (12.90%) Back Office
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Graduate
3 6 (19.35%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Graduate Software Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
4 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) ASP Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C++ Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Report Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) VB Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
3 6 (19.35%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 4 (12.90%) COM+
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) LINQ
4 4 (12.90%) XML
4 4 (12.90%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) WinForms
5 1 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Mechatronics
4 1 (3.23%) Streaming Music
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
1 6 (19.35%) Web Development
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) ITSM
2 4 (12.90%) OO
2 4 (12.90%) OOP
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Document Management
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.23%) API Design
5 1 (3.23%) BDD
5 1 (3.23%) MVVM
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) VB.NET
2 13 (41.94%) VB6
3 12 (38.71%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) VBScript
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) KiXtart
6 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VBA
7 1 (3.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Symantec
3 1 (3.23%) Pegasus
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