The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.15% 2.18% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 4.72% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -5.17%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Programming Languages Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
131 106 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 50.19% 46.29% 59.05%
Number of salaries quoted 121 104 179
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

VB
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the High Wycombe region.

VB Salary Trend in High Wycombe

VB
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
2 13 (86.67%) N-Tier
2 13 (86.67%) jQuery
3 12 (80.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (73.33%) VBScript
4 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 10 (66.67%) VB6
5 10 (66.67%) BDD
6 9 (60.00%) C#
6 9 (60.00%) OO
7 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (53.33%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 7 (46.67%) Retail
9 6 (40.00%) Oracle
9 6 (40.00%) Data Extraction
9 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (33.33%) Remedy
11 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
11 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) IPv6
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) DBA
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) jQuery
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) N-Tier
2 6 (40.00%) Data Extraction
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) FMCG
4 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (66.67%) BDD
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) OO
4 8 (53.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
2 11 (73.33%) VBScript
2 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
3 10 (66.67%) VB6
4 9 (60.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (13.33%) Infragistics
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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