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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.23% 1.10% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 2.61% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
111 153 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 39.78% 42.27% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 51 130 139
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 27 April 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (54.55%) Data Management
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) HTTP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) OLAP
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) ODBC
4 4 (36.36%) HND
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) OLAP Cube

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (36.36%) OLAP
3 4 (36.36%) Data Mining
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) Programmer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) ODBC
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (36.36%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) HND
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) VMware