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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 73 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.12% 3.31% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 6.75% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 29
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% -31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £49,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
595 533 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.11% 49.08% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 466 427 460
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £40,000 - 1
Harlow -1 4 £40,500 -
Loughton - 4 £22,500 -
Colchester -2 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Brentwood -23 1 £24,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £35,000 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) C#
3 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
4 18 (41.86%) VB.NET
5 17 (39.53%) VBScript
6 14 (32.56%) SQL
7 11 (25.58%) Degree
7 11 (25.58%) HTML
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
8 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.26%) Windows
8 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
8 10 (23.26%) jQuery
9 9 (20.93%) MVC
9 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
10 8 (18.60%) CSS
10 8 (18.60%) ITIL
10 8 (18.60%) Citrix
11 7 (16.28%) Migration
11 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
11 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
11 7 (16.28%) WinForms
11 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
12 6 (13.95%) SCCM
12 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
12 6 (13.95%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Pegasus Opera
1 2 (4.65%) Visualfiles
2 1 (2.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.33%) Essbase
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.33%) NCover
3 1 (2.33%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.33%) Moq
3 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.33%) NCrunch
3 1 (2.33%) NSubstitute
3 1 (2.33%) RequisitePro
3 1 (2.33%) NUnit
3 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 2 (4.65%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Test Specialist
3 6 (13.95%) Automation Specialist
4 5 (11.63%) Graduate
4 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Test Automation Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Junior
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Programmer
5 4 (9.30%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.58%) HTML
4 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
4 10 (23.26%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) CSS
6 7 (16.28%) WinForms
7 6 (13.95%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (11.63%) WPF
8 5 (11.63%) LINQ
8 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (11.63%) JSON
8 5 (11.63%) Web Services
8 5 (11.63%) XML
8 5 (11.63%) ADO.NET
9 4 (9.30%) Classic ASP
10 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Kindle
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) MVC
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.63%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) OOD
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.33%) Release Management
8 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.33%) Time Management
8 1 (2.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) VB.NET
3 17 (39.53%) VBScript
4 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
7 6 (13.95%) VBA
7 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
7 6 (13.95%) Java
8 3 (6.98%) VB6
9 2 (4.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) MCSE
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCITP
3 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.63%) ISEB
3 5 (11.63%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
2 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
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