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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 72 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Permanent jobs citing VB 36 15 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.88% 1.37% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 3.00% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 51
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
613 500 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.00% 45.66% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 482 407 441
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 3 September 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 3 September 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 - 7 £48,000 -
Basildon -1 6 £42,500 +80.85%
Braintree - 5 £21,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £37,500 -
Witham - 2 - -
Brentwood -10 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £40,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 54 (73.97%) .NET
2 40 (54.79%) SQL
3 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
4 33 (45.21%) VB.NET
5 32 (43.84%) C#
6 23 (31.51%) ASP.NET
7 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
7 22 (30.14%) VB6
8 20 (27.40%) HTML
9 17 (23.29%) Finance
10 16 (21.92%) VBScript
10 16 (21.92%) VBA
11 15 (20.55%) CSS
12 13 (17.81%) Windows
12 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
12 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (16.44%) Degree
13 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (15.07%) jQuery
14 11 (15.07%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (15.07%) Java
14 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
15 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.33%) MVC
16 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
16 8 (10.96%) XML
16 8 (10.96%) T-SQL
16 8 (10.96%) Cognos
16 8 (10.96%) CODA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Captiva
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Cognos Planning
2 5 (6.85%) CODA-Financials
3 3 (4.11%) assyst
3 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (4.11%) SunGard AvantGard
4 2 (2.74%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.74%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) FTP
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.74%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (15.07%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.11%) MS Access
5 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.74%) DTS
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.59%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Electronics
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 3 (4.11%) Law
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.74%) Military
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Software Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Programmer
3 10 (13.70%) Applications Support
4 8 (10.96%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (9.59%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Team Leader
6 6 (8.22%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 5 (6.85%) Graduate
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (6.85%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET Programmer
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (73.97%) .NET
2 23 (31.51%) ASP.NET
3 20 (27.40%) HTML
4 15 (20.55%) CSS
5 11 (15.07%) jQuery
6 8 (10.96%) XML
7 5 (6.85%) Classic ASP
8 4 (5.48%) HTML5
8 4 (5.48%) LINQ
9 3 (4.11%) WinForms
10 2 (2.74%) XSLT
10 2 (2.74%) MSMQ
10 2 (2.74%) VXML
10 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.74%) JSON
10 2 (2.74%) WPF
10 2 (2.74%) COM+
10 2 (2.74%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.37%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.48%) Mechatronics
3 4 (5.48%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.48%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
2 9 (12.33%) MVC
3 7 (9.59%) Document Management
3 7 (9.59%) SDLC
4 6 (8.22%) Data Analysis
4 6 (8.22%) ITIL
5 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.85%) ITSM
5 5 (6.85%) Web Development
6 4 (5.48%) Change Control
6 4 (5.48%) Signal Processing
6 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.48%) B2B
6 4 (5.48%) Change Management
7 3 (4.11%) Project Management
7 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.11%) Migration
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.11%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 33 (45.21%) VB.NET
3 32 (43.84%) C#
4 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
4 22 (30.14%) VB6
5 16 (21.92%) VBScript
5 16 (21.92%) VBA
6 11 (15.07%) Java
7 8 (10.96%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.85%) PHP
9 4 (5.48%) C
10 3 (4.11%) C++
10 3 (4.11%) ABAP
10 3 (4.11%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.74%) Tcl
12 1 (1.37%) XPath
12 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) XenApp
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.74%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Cognos
2 8 (10.96%) CODA
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) SunGard
4 3 (4.11%) EMC
4 3 (4.11%) Citrix
4 3 (4.11%) NetApp
5 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.74%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Siebel
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) Kofax
6 1 (1.37%) OpenText
6 1 (1.37%) Thunderhead
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago