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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 76 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.98% 3.49% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 6.08% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 24
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -14.47%
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
645 576 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 70.26% 57.37% 65.02%
Number of salaries quoted 586 523 404
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Oxford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) Python
3 10 (45.45%) CRM
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 9 (40.91%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) C++
4 9 (40.91%) Solaris
4 9 (40.91%) MATLAB
4 9 (40.91%) Fortran
4 9 (40.91%) LabVIEW
5 8 (36.36%) Classic ASP
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
6 7 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) VB6
7 5 (22.73%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) XML
7 5 (22.73%) VBScript
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) SOA
8 3 (13.64%) Photoshop

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Head of IT
3 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) Classic ASP
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) Flash
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Solaris
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Database Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 9 (40.91%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) MATLAB
3 9 (40.91%) Fortran
4 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (22.73%) VB6
5 5 (22.73%) VBScript
5 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) ActionScript
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Tableau
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