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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.77% - 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% - 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
87 101 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 33.46% 49.75% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 71 90 96
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 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 3 (75.00%) VBScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) VCP4
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Moq
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) OOD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Moq
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle