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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.04% 1.79% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.09% 3.45% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 9
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £40,250 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
608 724 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.92% 51.83% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 482 623 495
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Chelmsford +6 7 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Brentwood -11 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £35,000 - 1
Harlow +5 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Colchester -5 2 £22,000 -56.00%
Saffron Walden - 2 £45,000 -
Basildon - 1 - - 2
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (82.54%) .NET
2 39 (61.90%) C#
3 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
4 30 (47.62%) SQL
5 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 24 (38.10%) HTML
6 23 (36.51%) VB.NET
7 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
8 17 (26.98%) CSS
9 16 (25.40%) jQuery
10 15 (23.81%) Windows
11 14 (22.22%) Java
11 14 (22.22%) MVC
12 13 (20.63%) Degree
13 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
13 12 (19.05%) ITIL
14 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
14 11 (17.46%) Oracle
14 11 (17.46%) VB6
14 11 (17.46%) Finance
15 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
15 10 (15.87%) VBScript
15 10 (15.87%) PHP
16 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
16 9 (14.29%) VBA
17 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
17 8 (12.70%) Classic ASP
17 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.76%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) assyst
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.59%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.59%) AWD
3 1 (1.59%) SunGard AvantGard
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) DTS
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) MS Access
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) LabVIEW
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 2 (3.17%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Programmer
3 8 (12.70%) AWS Developer
4 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Release Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) EDI Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (82.54%) .NET
2 24 (38.10%) HTML
3 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
4 17 (26.98%) CSS
5 16 (25.40%) jQuery
6 8 (12.70%) Classic ASP
7 7 (11.11%) WinForms
8 6 (9.52%) XML
9 5 (7.94%) Silverlight
10 4 (6.35%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (6.35%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.35%) LINQ
10 4 (6.35%) WPF
10 4 (6.35%) JSON
10 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.76%) EDI
12 2 (3.17%) CSS3
12 2 (3.17%) HTML5
12 2 (3.17%) MSMQ
12 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Kindle
5 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) MVC
2 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.05%) ITIL
3 7 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 7 (11.11%) Release Management
3 7 (11.11%) ITSM
4 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.35%) Change Control
5 4 (6.35%) Web Development
5 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.35%) OOD
5 4 (6.35%) OO
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Database Security
6 3 (4.76%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile Development
7 2 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) C#
2 30 (47.62%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 23 (36.51%) VB.NET
5 14 (22.22%) Java
6 11 (17.46%) VB6
7 10 (15.87%) VBScript
7 10 (15.87%) PHP
8 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 9 (14.29%) VBA
9 4 (6.35%) C
10 3 (4.76%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.76%) ABAP
10 3 (4.76%) C++
10 3 (4.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.17%) Tcl
11 2 (3.17%) COBOL
12 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) EMC
2 7 (11.11%) Citrix
2 7 (11.11%) NetApp
3 5 (7.94%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Siebel
4 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) SunGard
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) CODA
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
Chelmsford, Essex
i3 Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £42,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Chelmsford
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago