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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.41% 2.29% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 8.05% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
101 87 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 41.06% 28.43% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81 66 98
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) QNX
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Telelogic
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista

VB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) RS-232
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OpenUP
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C++/CLI
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) Borland
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) QNX
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Syclo
1 1 (33.33%) Telelogic