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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South East
Rank 245 206 165
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -41
Permanent jobs citing VB 144 289 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 1.50% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.86% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 123 262 314
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
7652 10102 10003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.25% 52.54% 48.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6687 8931 8676
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +63 55 £48,000 +36.17% 7
Hampshire -5 28 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Berkshire -8 20 £43,750 +12.17% 2
West Sussex -6 18 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Kent -3 13 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Oxfordshire +16 5 £28,500 -5.00% 1
East Sussex -24 5 £31,250 -30.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 4 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Middlesex - 1 £57,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 256 (69.57%) .NET
2 250 (67.93%) C#
3 221 (60.05%) SQL
4 164 (44.57%) SQL Server
5 120 (32.61%) ASP.NET
6 116 (31.52%) HTML
7 106 (28.80%) Finance
7 106 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
8 99 (26.90%) JavaScript
9 84 (22.83%) VB.NET
10 83 (22.55%) MVC
11 79 (21.47%) Java
12 71 (19.29%) Microsoft
13 70 (19.02%) CSS
13 70 (19.02%) Windows
14 67 (18.21%) XML
15 64 (17.39%) Web Services
16 60 (16.30%) SDLC
17 57 (15.49%) Degree
18 55 (14.95%) Linux
19 54 (14.67%) .NET Framework
20 52 (14.13%) T-SQL
21 51 (13.86%) ASP.NET Web API
22 50 (13.59%) MS Excel
23 49 (13.32%) Scrum
24 48 (13.04%) C++
25 47 (12.77%) VB6
25 47 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
26 46 (12.50%) Visual Studio
27 45 (12.23%) Unix

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 23 (6.25%) IIS
2 14 (3.80%) CMS
3 11 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.63%) SAS
6 4 (1.09%) Apache
6 4 (1.09%) JBoss
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.54%) WordPress
8 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.27%) Moodle
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.27%) Totara
Applications
1 50 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.53%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.53%) Office 365
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.98%) Firewall
2 16 (4.35%) Internet
2 16 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.08%) Extranet
4 13 (3.53%) DNS
5 8 (2.17%) Wireless
6 6 (1.63%) 3G
6 6 (1.63%) 4G
6 6 (1.63%) SNMP
7 5 (1.36%) Intranet
8 4 (1.09%) LAN
8 4 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.09%) WAN
9 3 (0.82%) DHCP
9 3 (0.82%) VoIP
10 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (44.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 21 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.62%) MySQL
4 13 (3.53%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (2.72%) DTS
7 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.90%) MS Access
9 7 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (1.63%) Big Data
10 6 (1.63%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.36%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.09%) GIS
13 3 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (6.52%) Selenium
4 18 (4.89%) TestNG
5 14 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.80%) LoadRunner
6 13 (3.53%) NUnit
7 11 (2.99%) JUnit
8 10 (2.72%) Subversion
9 9 (2.45%) Gatling
9 9 (2.45%) JMeter
9 9 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (2.45%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.90%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.90%) TestComplete
12 6 (1.63%) HP UFT
12 6 (1.63%) JIRA
13 5 (1.36%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.36%) WebLOAD
General
1 106 (28.80%) Finance
2 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.90%) Banking
3 7 (1.90%) Electronics
4 6 (1.63%) Back Office
4 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.36%) Retail
6 3 (0.82%) Advertising
6 3 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.82%) Marketing
7 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 216 (58.70%) Developer
2 144 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 97 (26.36%) C# Developer
4 80 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (15.49%) Software Developer
6 42 (11.41%) SQL Developer
7 41 (11.14%) VB Developer
8 40 (10.87%) Analyst
9 36 (9.78%) .NET Software Developer
10 34 (9.24%) C# Software Developer
11 30 (8.15%) Senior Developer
12 28 (7.61%) Junior
13 27 (7.34%) Junior Developer
14 26 (7.07%) Senior .NET Developer
15 24 (6.52%) Web Developer
16 23 (6.25%) Test Analyst
17 21 (5.71%) Junior .NET Developer
18 20 (5.43%) HTML Developer
19 18 (4.89%) Automation Test Analyst
19 18 (4.89%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (69.57%) .NET
2 120 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 116 (31.52%) HTML
4 70 (19.02%) CSS
5 67 (18.21%) XML
6 64 (17.39%) Web Services
7 54 (14.67%) .NET Framework
8 51 (13.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 47 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (12.23%) jQuery
11 40 (10.87%) Ajax
12 37 (10.05%) RESTful
13 34 (9.24%) AngularJS
13 34 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 32 (8.70%) HTML5
15 29 (7.88%) WCF
16 27 (7.34%) SOAP
17 24 (6.52%) Entity Framework
18 19 (5.16%) WPF
19 18 (4.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.14%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.16%) Client/Server
4 18 (4.89%) User Experience
5 15 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.72%) PKI
7 10 (2.72%) PMI
8 9 (2.45%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.45%) Tandem
9 8 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.63%) Physics
10 6 (1.63%) Statistics
11 5 (1.36%) Psychology
11 5 (1.36%) Telematics
12 4 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.09%) Clustering
12 4 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.09%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.02%) Windows
2 55 (14.95%) Linux
3 45 (12.23%) Unix
4 29 (7.88%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.80%) Windows 10
7 13 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.72%) Solaris
10 7 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.09%) Android
12 4 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.09%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (22.55%) MVC
3 60 (16.30%) SDLC
4 49 (13.32%) Scrum
5 36 (9.78%) Software Testing
5 36 (9.78%) TDD
6 34 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (8.70%) Open Source
7 32 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 30 (8.15%) OO
9 29 (7.88%) Test Automation
10 27 (7.34%) BDD
11 25 (6.79%) Unit Testing
12 24 (6.52%) Waterfall
13 23 (6.25%) OOP
14 22 (5.98%) Test Scripting
14 22 (5.98%) Web Development
15 19 (5.16%) Functional Testing
16 18 (4.89%) Automated Testing
16 18 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 250 (67.93%) C#
2 221 (60.05%) SQL
3 99 (26.90%) JavaScript
4 84 (22.83%) VB.NET
5 79 (21.47%) Java
6 52 (14.13%) T-SQL
7 48 (13.04%) C++
8 47 (12.77%) VB6
9 37 (10.05%) VBScript
10 33 (8.97%) PowerShell
11 28 (7.61%) VBA
12 27 (7.34%) PHP
13 19 (5.16%) Perl
13 19 (5.16%) Python
14 17 (4.62%) C
15 12 (3.26%) PL/SQL
16 11 (2.99%) Ruby
17 7 (1.90%) ECMAScript
18 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
19 5 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (15.49%) Degree
2 35 (9.51%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.62%) ISEB
5 16 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.72%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.17%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.36%) MCSE
9 5 (1.36%) PhD
10 4 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.09%) CEH
10 4 (1.09%) CREST Certified
10 4 (1.09%) GPEN
10 4 (1.09%) OSCP
11 3 (0.82%) MCP
11 3 (0.82%) MCTS
12 2 (0.54%) MCITP
12 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) JTAG
2 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.35%) vSphere
3 15 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.82%) XenApp
5 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.54%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.27%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (2.72%) vMotion
2 7 (1.90%) Nagios
2 7 (1.90%) SCCM
3 6 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.63%) OpenView
3 6 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.63%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (1.09%) Nessus
4 4 (1.09%) Nmap
5 3 (0.82%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.54%) WSUS
7 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.27%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.27%) Proventia
Vendors
1 71 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.87%) Oracle
3 22 (5.98%) VMware
4 13 (3.53%) HP
5 12 (3.26%) Cisco
6 10 (2.72%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.45%) Citrix
7 9 (2.45%) EPiServer
8 6 (1.63%) BMC
8 6 (1.63%) Compuware
8 6 (1.63%) IBM
8 6 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.36%) Sybase
10 4 (1.09%) Adobe
10 4 (1.09%) CA
10 4 (1.09%) Dynatrace
10 4 (1.09%) Mapinfo
10 4 (1.09%) Nimsoft
10 4 (1.09%) Sun
11 3 (0.82%) Xamarin
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