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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 99 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.19% 1.46% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 2.69% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 24
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £23,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £48,500
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
826 818 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 54.77% 54.32% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 690 712 866
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Oxford -16 7 £35,000 +44.32%
Witney +9 2 £45,000 +16.88%
Thame - 1 £42,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 41 (70.69%) C#
2 31 (53.45%) .NET
3 29 (50.00%) SQL
4 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
6 22 (37.93%) Java
6 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (34.48%) HTML
8 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
9 16 (27.59%) TDD
9 16 (27.59%) Web Services
10 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
11 14 (24.14%) CSS
11 14 (24.14%) VB.NET
11 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (22.41%) Windows
13 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
14 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
14 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
14 11 (18.97%) Degree
14 11 (18.97%) WCF
14 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (18.97%) MVC
14 11 (18.97%) Scrum
14 11 (18.97%) WinForms
15 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
15 10 (17.24%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) SAS
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) SPSS
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.72%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.17%) VoIP
2 3 (5.17%) DHCP
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.62%) HP UFT
3 5 (8.62%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Software Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Programmer
5 9 (15.52%) Senior Programmer
5 9 (15.52%) C# Programmer
6 8 (13.79%) IT Support
6 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Support Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Help Desk Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (53.45%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 20 (34.48%) HTML
4 17 (29.31%) .NET Framework
5 16 (27.59%) Web Services
6 14 (24.14%) CSS
7 11 (18.97%) WCF
7 11 (18.97%) WinForms
7 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (17.24%) Entity Framework
8 10 (17.24%) REST
8 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (17.24%) ODBC
8 10 (17.24%) ActiveX
9 8 (13.79%) Middleware
9 8 (13.79%) ADO.NET
10 2 (3.45%) XML
11 1 (1.72%) XSLT
11 1 (1.72%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) LIMS
3 3 (5.17%) Statistics
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Physics
4 1 (1.72%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.72%) Biology
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) TDD
3 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.97%) MVC
3 11 (18.97%) Scrum
4 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.62%) Test Planning
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.62%) Use Case
8 5 (8.62%) Test Management
9 4 (6.90%) Keyword-Driven Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Linear Algebra
10 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.45%) OO
11 2 (3.45%) Information Management
11 2 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) C#
2 29 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (37.93%) Java
4 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
5 14 (24.14%) VB.NET
6 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
6 11 (18.97%) PowerShell
7 10 (17.24%) VB6
7 10 (17.24%) VBScript
8 5 (8.62%) C++
9 4 (6.90%) Python
9 4 (6.90%) MATLAB
10 3 (5.17%) R
11 2 (3.45%) C
12 1 (1.72%) Fortran
12 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.72%) Pascal
12 1 (1.72%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PhD
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.17%) Symantec
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) HP