The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 77 79 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 12 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.66% 1.11% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 2.18% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 36
Average salary £34,250 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.45% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
566 550 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.39% 50.97% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 502 484 379
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Buckinghamshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VB
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VB Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

VB
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) Aerospace
5 6 (20.69%) VB6
5 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
5 6 (20.69%) C++
5 6 (20.69%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) MS Access
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) UNIX
7 4 (13.79%) VBScript
7 4 (13.79%) SAP
7 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.34%) WebCenter
8 3 (10.34%) J2EE
8 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
8 3 (10.34%) SOAP
8 3 (10.34%) Struts
8 3 (10.34%) Linux
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (10.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) FileNet
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) AWD
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MS Access
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.90%) DB2
6 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.90%) QARun
3 2 (6.90%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 7 (24.14%) Aerospace
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) VB Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) VB Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) WebCenter
2 3 (10.34%) J2EE
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 3 (10.34%) Struts
2 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) Flash
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) EMC Centera
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Workflow
2 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.45%) BDD
4 1 (3.45%) CAD
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) VB6
2 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
2 6 (20.69%) C++
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) VBScript
4 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.90%) C
6 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (6.90%) MCP
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (6.90%) ARCserve
1 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Kofax
4 2 (6.90%) ReadSoft
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Altera
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Benefits + small bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago