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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.36% 0.39% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 0.75% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
93 133 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 33.94% 52.36% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 82 110 133
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

VB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft