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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 80 106 47
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -59
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 19 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.13% 1.12% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 1.77% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 70
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -4.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,560
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
895 1076 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 56.04% 63.41% 57.10%
Number of salaries quoted 753 987 927
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +16 8 £45,000 +87.50%
Oxford +4 8 £37,500 -3.22%
Banbury - 3 £22,500 -
Thame - 1 £42,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (71.93%) C#
2 34 (59.65%) .NET
3 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
4 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
6 21 (36.84%) SQL
7 16 (28.07%) HTML
7 16 (28.07%) Web Services
8 15 (26.32%) Java
9 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (22.81%) TDD
10 13 (22.81%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (22.81%) Windows
11 12 (21.05%) VB.NET
11 12 (21.05%) LIMS
11 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.54%) CSS
13 10 (17.54%) WinForms
13 10 (17.54%) MVC
13 10 (17.54%) WCF
13 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
14 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (15.79%) Entity Framework
14 9 (15.79%) REST
14 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
14 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.26%) VoIP
2 3 (5.26%) DHCP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.02%) HP UFT
3 4 (7.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Automotive
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Software Developer
3 13 (22.81%) .NET Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior Programmer
6 8 (14.04%) C# Programmer
6 8 (14.04%) Programmer
6 8 (14.04%) Analyst
7 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) IT Support
7 7 (12.28%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Lead Developer
8 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
3 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 16 (28.07%) Web Services
4 16 (28.07%) HTML
5 10 (17.54%) CSS
5 10 (17.54%) WCF
5 10 (17.54%) WinForms
5 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (15.79%) Entity Framework
6 9 (15.79%) REST
6 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (15.79%) ODBC
6 9 (15.79%) ActiveX
7 6 (10.53%) Middleware
7 6 (10.53%) ADO.NET
8 2 (3.51%) XML
9 1 (1.75%) XSLT
9 1 (1.75%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) LIMS
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Physics
3 1 (1.75%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.75%) Biology
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) TDD
3 10 (17.54%) MVC
4 9 (15.79%) Information Management
4 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.26%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Test Planning
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.26%) Use Case
9 3 (5.26%) Release Management
9 3 (5.26%) Test Management
10 2 (3.51%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (3.51%) OO
10 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) C#
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 15 (26.32%) Java
4 12 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.79%) VB6
6 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
7 7 (12.28%) VBScript
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) Fortran
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.75%) Pascal
9 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Symantec
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Lotus
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