The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 202 215 158
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -57
Permanent jobs citing VB 278 285 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.53% 1.37% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 2.82% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 252 250 361
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9656 10110 10859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 53.08% 48.48% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8586 8721 9200
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the South East region.

VB Salary Trend in the South East

VB
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in the South East

VB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +20 63 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Surrey +4 61 £47,500 +58.33% 5
East Sussex +45 59 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 30 £42,500 +5.59% 2
Hampshire -32 25 £37,500 +9.48% 4
Kent +26 17 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Oxfordshire -14 13 £40,000 +18.51%
West Sussex -3 9 £27,500 -21.42%
Home Counties - 1 £36,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.

1 380 (71.16%) .NET
2 367 (68.73%) C#
3 340 (63.67%) SQL
4 260 (48.69%) SQL Server
5 206 (38.58%) ASP.NET
6 175 (32.77%) JavaScript
7 167 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
8 160 (29.96%) VB.NET
9 131 (24.53%) Degree
10 127 (23.78%) HTML
11 119 (22.28%) Java
12 116 (21.72%) Windows
13 115 (21.54%) Finance
14 113 (21.16%) VB6
15 111 (20.79%) Computer Science
16 100 (18.73%) Microsoft
17 99 (18.54%) T-SQL
18 95 (17.79%) XML
19 86 (16.10%) Scrum
20 85 (15.92%) SDLC
21 82 (15.36%) Visual Studio
22 75 (14.04%) VBScript
23 72 (13.48%) .NET Framework
24 71 (13.30%) MVC
25 70 (13.11%) Oracle
26 67 (12.55%) MS Excel
26 67 (12.55%) Ajax
27 65 (12.17%) Linux
28 64 (11.99%) Selenium
29 63 (11.80%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (10.49%) IIS
2 31 (5.81%) CMS
3 25 (4.68%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (2.81%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.81%) SAS
5 8 (1.50%) Captiva
5 8 (1.50%) Documentum
6 7 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.75%) JBoss
7 4 (0.75%) Moodle
7 4 (0.75%) Totara
7 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.75%) WordPress
8 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 67 (12.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.69%) MS Office
3 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.37%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.06%) Office 365
2 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.37%) Slack
4 2 (0.37%) Trello
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.12%) Firewall
2 35 (6.55%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.81%) DNS
4 30 (5.62%) Internet
5 9 (1.69%) Wireless
6 8 (1.50%) SAN
7 4 (0.75%) 3G
7 4 (0.75%) 4G
7 4 (0.75%) DHCP
7 4 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.75%) SNMP
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.56%) SSL
9 2 (0.37%) HTTP
9 2 (0.37%) LAN
10 1 (0.19%) BGP
10 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.19%) Intranet
10 1 (0.19%) IPv6
10 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (48.69%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 38 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (3.37%) SQLite
8 16 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.62%) QlikView
10 12 (2.25%) DTS
10 12 (2.25%) MySQL
11 11 (2.06%) Big Data
11 11 (2.06%) MS Access
12 10 (1.87%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.87%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.75%) Adabas
15 4 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (15.36%) Visual Studio
2 64 (11.99%) Selenium
3 50 (9.36%) TestNG
4 38 (7.12%) LoadRunner
5 37 (6.93%) NUnit
6 34 (6.37%) Git (software)
6 34 (6.37%) JMeter
7 33 (6.18%) Gatling
8 28 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (4.68%) JUnit
10 20 (3.75%) WebDriver
11 15 (2.81%) Subversion
12 12 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 11 (2.06%) JIRA
13 11 (2.06%) Moq
14 10 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
15 9 (1.69%) Burp Suite
15 9 (1.69%) Metasploit
16 8 (1.50%) Serena SBM
16 8 (1.50%) TestComplete
General
1 115 (21.54%) Finance
2 19 (3.56%) Back Office
3 18 (3.37%) Banking
4 17 (3.18%) Military
5 16 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.62%) Marketing
6 14 (2.62%) Retail
7 9 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.31%) Electronics
8 7 (1.31%) Legal
9 6 (1.12%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 294 (55.06%) Developer
2 160 (29.96%) .NET Developer
3 120 (22.47%) C# Developer
4 74 (13.86%) Software Developer
5 70 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 69 (12.92%) Analyst
7 66 (12.36%) SQL Developer
8 55 (10.30%) Graduate
8 55 (10.30%) Tester
9 54 (10.11%) VB Developer
10 52 (9.74%) Graduate Developer
11 49 (9.18%) Automation Tester
12 39 (7.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 38 (7.12%) .NET Software Developer
13 38 (7.12%) Junior
14 35 (6.55%) Applications Developer
15 34 (6.37%) C# Software Developer
15 34 (6.37%) Web Developer
16 32 (5.99%) Junior Developer
16 32 (5.99%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (71.16%) .NET
2 206 (38.58%) ASP.NET
3 127 (23.78%) HTML
4 95 (17.79%) XML
5 72 (13.48%) .NET Framework
6 67 (12.55%) Ajax
7 63 (11.80%) CSS
8 59 (11.05%) WCF
9 57 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 54 (10.11%) jQuery
11 49 (9.18%) WPF
12 48 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (7.30%) AngularJS
14 36 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (6.55%) Classic ASP
16 33 (6.18%) Web Services
17 32 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 32 (5.99%) HTML5
18 31 (5.81%) Entity Framework
18 31 (5.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 111 (20.79%) Computer Science
2 56 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.74%) Mathematics
4 24 (4.49%) Physics
5 23 (4.31%) Client/Server
6 16 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.81%) Chemistry
8 10 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.94%) Fintech
10 5 (0.94%) Life Science
10 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.94%) User Experience
11 4 (0.75%) Clustering
11 4 (0.75%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.75%) HP Storage
11 4 (0.75%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.72%) Windows
2 65 (12.17%) Linux
3 57 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 49 (9.18%) Unix
5 17 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.69%) Kali Linux
9 8 (1.50%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.31%) Android
10 7 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.31%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.94%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.94%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.37%) AIX
12 2 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.19%) HPUX
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (16.10%) Scrum
3 85 (15.92%) SDLC
4 71 (13.30%) MVC
5 58 (10.86%) OO
6 54 (10.11%) Software Testing
7 52 (9.74%) Automated Testing
8 50 (9.36%) TDD
9 46 (8.61%) CRM
10 45 (8.43%) Software Engineering
11 44 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (7.87%) BDD
13 40 (7.49%) Test Automation
14 39 (7.30%) Open Source
15 36 (6.74%) Kanban
15 36 (6.74%) Performance Testing
16 33 (6.18%) Integration Testing
17 32 (5.99%) Test Scripting
17 32 (5.99%) Web Application Development
18 31 (5.81%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 367 (68.73%) C#
2 340 (63.67%) SQL
3 175 (32.77%) JavaScript
4 160 (29.96%) VB.NET
5 119 (22.28%) Java
6 113 (21.16%) VB6
7 99 (18.54%) T-SQL
8 75 (14.04%) VBScript
9 60 (11.24%) PL/SQL
10 59 (11.05%) C++
10 59 (11.05%) Perl
11 40 (7.49%) Python
12 39 (7.30%) C
13 33 (6.18%) PowerShell
14 30 (5.62%) VBA
15 28 (5.24%) Ruby
16 23 (4.31%) PHP
17 22 (4.12%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.87%) Bash Shell
19 9 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 131 (24.53%) Degree
2 57 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 53 (9.93%) ISEB
4 35 (6.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (6.55%) SC Cleared
5 26 (4.87%) ISTQB
6 14 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.50%) CEH
7 8 (1.50%) CREST Certified
7 8 (1.50%) GPEN
7 8 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.50%) MCP
7 8 (1.50%) MCSE
7 8 (1.50%) OSCP
8 6 (1.12%) MCTS
9 4 (0.75%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.56%) PhD
10 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.68%) QA
2 18 (3.37%) ISO 9001
3 13 (2.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 26 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.12%) XenApp
5 5 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.37%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (3.37%) SCCM
2 11 (2.06%) SCOM
3 9 (1.69%) Nessus
3 9 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.69%) Nmap
3 9 (1.69%) WSUS
4 5 (0.94%) AppDNA
5 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 100 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 70 (13.11%) Oracle
3 21 (3.93%) VMware
4 14 (2.62%) EMC
4 14 (2.62%) NetApp
5 12 (2.25%) Telerik
6 11 (2.06%) HP
7 10 (1.87%) Cisco
7 10 (1.87%) Sybase
8 8 (1.50%) Serena
9 7 (1.31%) Dell
9 7 (1.31%) SAP
9 7 (1.31%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.12%) Citrix
10 6 (1.12%) IBM
10 6 (1.12%) Teradata
11 5 (0.94%) AppSense
11 5 (0.94%) BMC
12 4 (0.75%) Sun
12 4 (0.75%) TOWER Software
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