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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 79 83
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.39% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.72% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
428 415 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 69.71% 54.39% 70.46%
Number of salaries quoted 402 357 578
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Telerik
2 5 (83.33%) Refactoring
2 5 (83.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Oracle Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Refactoring
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Telerik
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle