The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 66 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.35% 2.09% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 3.87% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 18
Average salary £24,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £48,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
465 517 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 62.58% 54.08% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 433 460 344
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Oxfordshire

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 1 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Oxford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) Classic ASP
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) VBScript
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) VB6
5 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Economics
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) CAD
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Graduate
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) VB Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support
4 2 (13.33%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Research Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Classic ASP
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Flash
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) ActiveX
5 1 (6.67%) ODBC
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Economics
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) CAD
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) VBScript
3 4 (26.67%) VB6
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
6 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Fortran
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
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