The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 42 40
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.92% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.97% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
101 152 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.24% 46.63% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 100
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VB
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Middlesex region.

VB Salary Trend in Middlesex

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) ODBC
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Back Office
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Garbage Collection
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (57.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) HND
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft