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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 108 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.02% 1.14% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 1.93% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 24
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -37.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,100 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1006 830 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 64.32% 59.12% 59.71%
Number of salaries quoted 830 744 776
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -4 4 £27,500 +19.56% 2
Thame - 1 £42,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 39 (82.98%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) .NET
3 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
4 18 (38.30%) C#
5 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
6 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.79%) C++
8 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (25.53%) Degree
9 12 (25.53%) Finance
10 11 (23.40%) Java
10 11 (23.40%) Oracle
10 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
10 11 (23.40%) VB.NET
10 11 (23.40%) CSS
10 11 (23.40%) WPF
11 10 (21.28%) MATLAB
12 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.89%) HTML
12 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
12 7 (14.89%) QA
13 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
13 6 (12.77%) LabVIEW
13 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (12.77%) Back Office
13 6 (12.77%) Retail
13 6 (12.77%) TDD
13 6 (12.77%) Scrum
14 5 (10.64%) Military

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (10.64%) ArcGIS
1 5 (10.64%) SAS
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.64%) SPSS
3 4 (8.51%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) RS-232
1 5 (10.64%) RS-422
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) LabVIEW
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) JUnit
2 4 (8.51%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Back Office
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
3 5 (10.64%) Military
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 17 (36.17%) Graduate
3 17 (36.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 17 (36.17%) Graduate Developer
3 17 (36.17%) SQL Developer
4 15 (31.91%) Analyst
5 13 (27.66%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 11 (23.40%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (21.28%) Graduate VB.NET Developer
8 9 (19.15%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (17.02%) Data Analyst
10 7 (14.89%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (14.89%) Agile .NET Developer
10 7 (14.89%) Agile Developer
10 7 (14.89%) Graduate Software Developer
10 7 (14.89%) Graduate SQL Server Developer
10 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (12.77%) Graduate Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) CSS
2 11 (23.40%) WPF
3 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) KML
4 5 (10.64%) XML
5 4 (8.51%) Ajax
5 4 (8.51%) EDI
5 4 (8.51%) J2EE
5 4 (8.51%) J2ME
5 4 (8.51%) J2SE
5 4 (8.51%) Middleware
5 4 (8.51%) REST
5 4 (8.51%) SOAP
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
1 5 (10.64%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
1 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.77%) Scrum
2 6 (12.77%) TDD
3 5 (10.64%) Business Development
3 5 (10.64%) Image Processing
3 5 (10.64%) Refactoring
3 5 (10.64%) Video Processing
4 4 (8.51%) B2B
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.51%) Database Mirroring
4 4 (8.51%) High Availability
4 4 (8.51%) Line Management
4 4 (8.51%) Linear Algebra
4 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.13%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) C#
3 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.79%) C++
5 11 (23.40%) Java
5 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
5 11 (23.40%) VB.NET
6 10 (21.28%) MATLAB
7 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
8 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.64%) Python
9 5 (10.64%) R
9 5 (10.64%) VB6
10 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
10 4 (8.51%) Perl
11 2 (4.26%) VBScript
12 1 (2.13%) C
12 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) GxP
3 1 (2.13%) MISRA
3 1 (2.13%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Google
3 5 (10.64%) Telerik
4 4 (8.51%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus
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