The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 96 96 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.38% 1.47% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 2.55% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 51
Average salary £24,250 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
797 943 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 52.30% 57.71% 57.61%
Number of salaries quoted 690 864 873
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

VB
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +16 18 £24,000 -7.69% 2
Bicester - 1 £32,500 -
Kidlington - 1 £50,000 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) .NET
3 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
4 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 18 (46.15%) VB.NET
6 13 (33.33%) C#
6 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
7 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
8 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
8 10 (25.64%) Java
8 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
8 10 (25.64%) Degree
8 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
9 9 (23.08%) VB6
9 9 (23.08%) VBScript
10 8 (20.51%) XML
10 8 (20.51%) Intranet
10 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
11 7 (17.95%) Economics
11 7 (17.95%) ODBC
11 7 (17.95%) MS Office
11 7 (17.95%) ActiveX
11 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (15.38%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (15.38%) IIS
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (7.69%) MySQL
6 2 (5.13%) OLAP
6 2 (5.13%) QlikView
6 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Software Developer
4 8 (20.51%) VB Developer
4 8 (20.51%) VB6 Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Graduate
6 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 6 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (15.38%) VB Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Research Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
3 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.51%) XML
5 7 (17.95%) ODBC
5 7 (17.95%) ActiveX
6 6 (15.38%) HTML
6 6 (15.38%) Struts
6 6 (15.38%) Spring
7 5 (12.82%) COM
7 5 (12.82%) EJB
8 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.69%) CSS
8 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET
8 3 (7.69%) Classic ASP
9 2 (5.13%) Flash
9 2 (5.13%) jQuery
10 1 (2.56%) Symfony
10 1 (2.56%) EDI
10 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
3 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
3 7 (17.95%) Economics
4 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (10.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.26%) TDD
3 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
3 4 (10.26%) BDD
4 3 (7.69%) MVC
4 3 (7.69%) CAD
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) VB.NET
3 13 (33.33%) C#
4 10 (25.64%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) VB6
5 9 (23.08%) VBScript
6 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (7.69%) PHP
8 3 (7.69%) C++
9 2 (5.13%) ActionScript
10 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PhD
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Cognos
3 4 (10.26%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Exceptional Environment & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago