The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 68 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.99% 1.00% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.65% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 13
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £38,700 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
506 486 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 71.67% 60.90% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 448 386 334
Median salary £47,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.25% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Oxford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) MATLAB
5 4 (36.36%) C++
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Neural Network
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) PhD
6 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (27.27%) Physics
6 3 (27.27%) Chemistry
6 3 (27.27%) Biology
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) Cluster Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
6 3 (27.27%) Bayesian Methods
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
6 3 (27.27%) Linear Regression
6 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
6 3 (27.27%) Complexity Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Applications Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Applications Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithm Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) Ajax
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Biology
2 3 (27.27%) Chemistry
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Neural Network
2 3 (27.27%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Bayesian Methods
2 3 (27.27%) Cluster Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Complexity Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Linear Regression
2 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
2 3 (27.27%) Signal Processing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) MATLAB
4 4 (36.36%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) R
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft