The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.51% 1.21% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 2.03% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 23
Average salary £22,750 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.78% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
371 592 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.96% 59.56% 58.59%
Number of salaries quoted 332 556 573
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VB
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

VB Salary Trend in Oxford

VB
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Oxford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) MS Excel
3 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Degree
5 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
6 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
6 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
6 8 (38.10%) Java
6 8 (38.10%) MS Office
6 8 (38.10%) Economics
7 7 (33.33%) VBScript
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (23.81%) Statistics
9 5 (23.81%) Marketing
9 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
9 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
9 5 (23.81%) Intranet
9 5 (23.81%) Spring
9 5 (23.81%) IBM

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (23.81%) IIS
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (38.10%) MS Office
3 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (23.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 2 (9.52%) Automotive
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Graduate
3 6 (28.57%) Research Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (9.52%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Data Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) COM
3 5 (23.81%) EJB
3 5 (23.81%) Struts
3 5 (23.81%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Flash
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) ODBC
5 1 (4.76%) ActiveX
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (38.10%) Economics
2 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
3 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (23.81%) Statistics
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.76%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
2 4 (19.05%) BDD
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
2 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
5 2 (9.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) PhD
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Cognos
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago