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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 117 41
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -76
Permanent jobs citing VB 40 11 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.64% 0.64% 5.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 0.93% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 11 84
Average salary £36,750 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
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
854 1178 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 56.44% 68.37% 56.16%
Number of salaries quoted 711 1098 926
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Witney +19 7 £45,000 +95.65% 1
Oxford +10 6 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Banbury - 6 £22,500 -
Abingdon - 2 £37,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (63.33%) C#
2 31 (51.67%) .NET
3 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.33%) .NET Framework
4 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 20 (33.33%) Web Services
5 19 (31.67%) SQL
6 18 (30.00%) Java
7 17 (28.33%) Windows
8 15 (25.00%) HTML
9 13 (21.67%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (20.00%) LIMS
10 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.00%) TDD
10 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (18.33%) VB.NET
12 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (15.00%) MVC
12 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.00%) CSS
12 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (15.00%) VMware
12 9 (15.00%) WinForms
12 9 (15.00%) WCF
12 9 (15.00%) Information Management
12 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (13.33%) VB6
13 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.00%) VoIP
2 3 (5.00%) DHCP
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Electronics
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Software Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) IT Support
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) C# Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Programmer
7 7 (11.67%) C# Programmer
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Programmer
8 6 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Lead Developer
8 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) .NET
2 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET
2 23 (38.33%) .NET Framework
3 20 (33.33%) Web Services
4 15 (25.00%) HTML
5 9 (15.00%) CSS
5 9 (15.00%) WinForms
5 9 (15.00%) WCF
5 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (13.33%) Entity Framework
6 8 (13.33%) REST
6 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (13.33%) ODBC
6 8 (13.33%) ActiveX
7 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET
7 5 (8.33%) Middleware
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.67%) jQuery
8 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) LIMS
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (20.00%) TDD
2 9 (15.00%) MVC
2 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (15.00%) Information Management
3 7 (11.67%) Scrum
4 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.00%) Analytics
4 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (10.00%) Web Development
5 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.00%) Test Management
7 3 (5.00%) Use Case
7 3 (5.00%) Release Management
7 3 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) C#
2 19 (31.67%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) VB.NET
5 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (13.33%) VB6
7 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.00%) VBScript
7 6 (10.00%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 6 (10.00%) IBM
3 6 (10.00%) Lotus
4 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.00%) Symantec
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
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Oxford
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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