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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.89% 4.33% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.20% 8.96% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 3
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
125 134 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 40.19% 48.38% 42.58%
Number of salaries quoted 97 121 89
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
2 12 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (85.71%) Moq
2 12 (85.71%) Entity Framework
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 12 (85.71%) VBScript
2 12 (85.71%) Unity DI Container
2 12 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 12 (85.71%) JSON
2 12 (85.71%) ReSharper
2 12 (85.71%) WCF
2 12 (85.71%) LINQ
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby
2 12 (85.71%) Ajax
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (85.71%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (85.71%) OOD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 12 (85.71%) ReSharper
1 12 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (85.71%) Moq
2 2 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Web Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Senior Developer
2 12 (85.71%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (85.71%) JSON
2 12 (85.71%) WCF
2 12 (85.71%) LINQ
2 12 (85.71%) Entity Framework
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 12 (85.71%) Unity DI Container
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 12 (85.71%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) Ajax
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) PLINQ
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
1 12 (85.71%) OOD
1 12 (85.71%) MVC
1 12 (85.71%) Scrum
1 12 (85.71%) Extreme Programming
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
1 12 (85.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) VBScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Talend