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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 100 90 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 27 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.19% 1.74% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.83% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 87
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £75,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
849 955 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 59.58% 61.49% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 753 824 1134
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Abingdon - 5 £45,000 - 1
Oxford -10 3 £23,000 -62.44%
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 12 (36.36%) IBM
4 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
6 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 8 (24.24%) MS Office
7 8 (24.24%) XML
7 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
7 8 (24.24%) Economics
7 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle
8 7 (21.21%) C#
9 6 (18.18%) VBScript
9 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (18.18%) IIS
9 6 (18.18%) Linux
9 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
9 6 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (18.18%) Struts
9 6 (18.18%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
2 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
2 6 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (6.06%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) OLAP
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (21.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Legal
4 3 (9.09%) Automotive
5 2 (6.06%) Finance
5 2 (6.06%) Advertising
6 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Data Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) IT Support
5 4 (12.12%) Information Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Research Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (24.24%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) Struts
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 6 (18.18%) Spring
5 5 (15.15%) COM
5 5 (15.15%) EJB
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) WPF
7 2 (6.06%) HTML
8 1 (3.03%) RESTful
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.03%) ODBC
8 1 (3.03%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Economics
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
5 3 (9.09%) Statistics
6 1 (3.03%) GIS
6 1 (3.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
1 6 (18.18%) Web Development
1 6 (18.18%) Analytics
2 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) TDD
3 4 (12.12%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
3 4 (12.12%) BDD
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
4 2 (6.06%) OOP
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 7 (21.21%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) Python
5 6 (18.18%) VBScript
6 3 (9.09%) C
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) VBA
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PhD
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) IBM
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) Lotus
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.06%) Cognos
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Draytek
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Prion Cutting Edge
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago