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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.56% 3.96% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.34% 7.69% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 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
97 117 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 31.39% 51.54% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 67 101 90
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
4 9 (75.00%) OOD
4 9 (75.00%) XML
4 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) Ruby
4 9 (75.00%) Ajax
4 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) MVC
4 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 9 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
4 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (75.00%) Moq
4 9 (75.00%) VBScript
4 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (75.00%) Moq
1 9 (75.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 9 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) Ajax
3 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (75.00%) JSON
3 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 9 (75.00%) LINQ
3 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 9 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 2 (16.67%) PLINQ
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) OOD
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) Scrum
1 9 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
1 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) VBScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Talend