The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.15% 0.94% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 1.97% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,500 £34,806
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
532 660 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 55.65% 47.83% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 448 564 529
Average salary £44,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 28 April 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) .NET
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 11 (34.38%) Project Management
6 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
9 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
10 7 (21.88%) SAS
10 7 (21.88%) MS Project
10 7 (21.88%) MS Office
10 7 (21.88%) Windows
10 7 (21.88%) Banking
10 7 (21.88%) Web Development
11 6 (18.75%) C++
11 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
12 5 (15.63%) MySQL
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
12 5 (15.63%) MCP
12 5 (15.63%) MCSE
12 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
12 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
12 5 (15.63%) MS Access

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (21.88%) SAS
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Project
2 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.13%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (3.13%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MS Access
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (3.13%) OLAP
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SAS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Data Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) VB Developer
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.63%) Silverlight
3 5 (15.63%) WCF
3 5 (15.63%) WPF
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Economics
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) SUSE
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Project Management
2 7 (21.88%) Web Development
3 5 (15.63%) MVVM
4 4 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.13%) Data Governance
7 1 (3.13%) Data Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.13%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.13%) ETL
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.75%) C++
4 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) VB6
6 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
7 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCP
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) MCTS
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) SAS Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Telerik
2 5 (15.63%) Teradata
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Unisys
4 1 (3.13%) VMware