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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 65 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.57% 1.63% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 3.30% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 9
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
637 698 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.18% 49.57% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 505 585 475
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 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 1 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 +2 4 £48,750 +14.70% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £37,500 - 1
Brentwood -10 3 - - 1
Colchester -13 3 £22,000 -57.07%
Harlow 0 2 £50,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £45,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 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 55 (84.62%) .NET
2 42 (64.62%) C#
3 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 29 (44.62%) SQL
5 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (40.00%) HTML
6 25 (38.46%) VB.NET
7 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
8 19 (29.23%) CSS
9 17 (26.15%) jQuery
10 16 (24.62%) MVC
11 14 (21.54%) Windows
11 14 (21.54%) Java
11 14 (21.54%) Degree
12 12 (18.46%) ITIL
12 12 (18.46%) Oracle
12 12 (18.46%) VB6
12 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
13 10 (15.38%) PHP
13 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
13 10 (15.38%) VBScript
13 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (13.85%) Classic ASP
14 9 (13.85%) Finance
14 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
15 8 (12.31%) WinForms
15 8 (12.31%) ITSM
15 8 (12.31%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
1 8 (12.31%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.31%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Project
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) assyst
2 2 (3.08%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) FTP
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.08%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Moq
3 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.54%) NCover
3 1 (1.54%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.54%) NCrunch
3 1 (1.54%) NSubstitute
3 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.54%) NUnit
3 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Electronics
5 2 (3.08%) Military
6 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Developer
2 11 (16.92%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) AWS Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Programmer
4 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Release Manager
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.15%) Junior
8 4 (6.15%) Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) EDI Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Tester
9 3 (4.62%) DBA
9 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (84.62%) .NET
2 26 (40.00%) HTML
3 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
4 19 (29.23%) CSS
5 17 (26.15%) jQuery
6 9 (13.85%) Classic ASP
7 8 (12.31%) WinForms
8 6 (9.23%) XML
8 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.23%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 5 (7.69%) WPF
9 5 (7.69%) Silverlight
9 5 (7.69%) LINQ
9 5 (7.69%) JSON
10 3 (4.62%) Web Services
10 3 (4.62%) MSMQ
10 3 (4.62%) EDI
11 2 (3.08%) VXML
11 2 (3.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Kindle
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.54%) Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) MVC
2 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 12 (18.46%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.31%) ITSM
3 8 (12.31%) ITIL V3
3 8 (12.31%) Release Management
4 6 (9.23%) Web Development
5 5 (7.69%) OO
5 5 (7.69%) OOD
6 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.15%) Change Control
7 3 (4.62%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Database Security
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 42 (64.62%) C#
2 29 (44.62%) SQL
3 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 14 (21.54%) Java
6 12 (18.46%) VB6
7 10 (15.38%) PHP
7 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 10 (15.38%) VBScript
8 8 (12.31%) VBA
9 3 (4.62%) C
9 3 (4.62%) ABAP
9 3 (4.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.08%) Tcl
10 2 (3.08%) C++
10 2 (3.08%) COBOL
10 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.08%) XPath
11 1 (1.54%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) XenApp
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) EMC
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix
3 8 (12.31%) NetApp
4 5 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 4 (6.15%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Siebel
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £56,000 + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chelmsford
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago