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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 62 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.07% 2.11% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 4.21% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 26
Average salary £37,578 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.05% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
442 523 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.58% 50.14% 57.36%
Number of salaries quoted 376 446 639
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 23 (52.27%) .NET
3 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
5 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.09%) Retail
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
7 13 (29.55%) C#
8 12 (27.27%) VB.NET
9 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (22.73%) Data Mining
10 10 (22.73%) Oracle
10 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
10 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
10 10 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.45%) Castle Windsor
11 9 (20.45%) Ninject
11 9 (20.45%) Scrum
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
11 9 (20.45%) WinForms
11 9 (20.45%) TDD
11 9 (20.45%) NUnit
11 9 (20.45%) Tandem
11 9 (20.45%) WCF
11 9 (20.45%) WPF
11 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.45%) Kanban

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DHCP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) Data Mining
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
4 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.09%) MS Access
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (20.45%) NUnit
2 9 (20.45%) MSTest
2 9 (20.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (20.45%) Moq
3 3 (6.82%) ProC
General
1 15 (34.09%) Retail
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Development Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Development Team Manager
8 1 (2.27%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.45%) WinForms
3 9 (20.45%) WCF
3 9 (20.45%) WPF
3 9 (20.45%) Spring.NET
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (20.45%) Castle Windsor
3 9 (20.45%) Ninject
3 9 (20.45%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) HTML5
4 3 (6.82%) Silverlight
4 3 (6.82%) Ajax
4 3 (6.82%) JSP
4 3 (6.82%) Struts
5 1 (2.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (20.45%) Tandem
3 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.36%) Data Conversion
4 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Vista
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (20.45%) TDD
3 9 (20.45%) MVC
3 9 (20.45%) Scrum
3 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (20.45%) Kanban
3 9 (20.45%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (20.45%) MVVM
3 9 (20.45%) Web Application Development
4 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.64%) ERP
6 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.36%) ETL
6 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
6 5 (11.36%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (11.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) C#
3 12 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 8 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (13.64%) VBA
7 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
8 4 (9.09%) VBScript
8 4 (9.09%) VB6
9 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.82%) C
9 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.82%) C++
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSA
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.82%) WSUS
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Symantec
3 6 (13.64%) Remedy
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Jaspersoft
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