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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.96% 2.03% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 4.57% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 16
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
525 416 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 50.29% 44.44% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 451 388 373
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
7 7 (24.14%) VB6
8 6 (20.69%) VBScript
8 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.69%) MS Access
8 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) SAP
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 3 (10.34%) C++
11 3 (10.34%) Java
11 3 (10.34%) Oracle
11 3 (10.34%) MS Office
11 3 (10.34%) SOAP
11 3 (10.34%) OO
11 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
11 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
11 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
11 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (10.34%) Project Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.90%) QARun
2 2 (6.90%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) MSTest
3 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.45%) Moq
3 1 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (3.45%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 6 (20.69%) Aerospace
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
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%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) VB Programmer
5 3 (10.34%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Spring.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (3.45%) Ninject
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Tandem
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
1 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
2 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
2 3 (10.34%) Line Management
2 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
2 3 (10.34%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) TDD
3 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
3 2 (6.90%) Change Control
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Kanban
4 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (3.45%) MVVM
4 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
3 7 (24.14%) VB6
4 6 (20.69%) VBScript
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) ARCserve
1 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago