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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South East
Rank 229 212 177
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 162 291 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 1.51% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 2.91% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 138 270 319
Median salary £35,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
7685 10012 9926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.26% 51.86% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6620 8949 8671
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +75 54 £46,250 +9.46% 4
Hampshire +3 28 £35,250 -6.00% 5
Kent +27 23 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Berkshire -2 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Sussex -7 17 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Oxfordshire +15 11 £28,500 -5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £36,500 -18.88% 3
East Sussex -34 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 233 (68.13%) .NET
2 231 (67.54%) C#
3 183 (53.51%) SQL
4 147 (42.98%) SQL Server
5 108 (31.58%) HTML
6 103 (30.12%) ASP.NET
7 97 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (26.02%) Finance
9 85 (24.85%) JavaScript
10 84 (24.56%) Windows
11 82 (23.98%) VB.NET
11 82 (23.98%) MVC
12 76 (22.22%) Java
13 71 (20.76%) Microsoft
14 69 (20.18%) CSS
15 61 (17.84%) Web Services
15 61 (17.84%) Linux
16 53 (15.50%) Unix
16 53 (15.50%) SDLC
17 52 (15.20%) .NET Framework
18 50 (14.62%) XML
18 50 (14.62%) ASP.NET Web API
19 49 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 47 (13.74%) MS Excel
20 47 (13.74%) C++
20 47 (13.74%) Degree
21 46 (13.45%) Oracle
22 44 (12.87%) PowerShell
23 41 (11.99%) VBScript
24 40 (11.70%) Security Cleared

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 14 (4.09%) IIS
2 11 (3.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.05%) CMS
3 7 (2.05%) EPiServer
3 7 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.46%) Apache
5 4 (1.17%) JBoss
6 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.58%) SAS
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.58%) WordPress
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 47 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) Simulink
4 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.05%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Primavera
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.97%) Office 365
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.56%) Firewall
2 15 (4.39%) Extranet
3 9 (2.63%) Internet
3 9 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.75%) DNS
4 6 (1.75%) SNMP
4 6 (1.75%) Wireless
5 5 (1.46%) Intranet
6 4 (1.17%) LAN
6 4 (1.17%) WAN
7 3 (0.88%) DHCP
7 3 (0.88%) VoIP
8 2 (0.58%) 3G
8 2 (0.58%) 4G
8 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.29%) LDAP
9 1 (0.29%) SSL
9 1 (0.29%) VPN
9 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (42.98%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.26%) MySQL
3 18 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (2.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.34%) DTS
9 7 (2.05%) MS Access
9 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.17%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.17%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.17%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (9.65%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.39%) Selenium
4 14 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.51%) NUnit
6 11 (3.22%) TestNG
7 10 (2.92%) JUnit
8 7 (2.05%) HP UFT
9 6 (1.75%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.75%) Subversion
10 5 (1.46%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.17%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.17%) JIRA
11 4 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.17%) WebLOAD
12 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.58%) Metasploit
General
1 89 (26.02%) Finance
2 7 (2.05%) Retail
3 6 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.46%) Banking
5 4 (1.17%) Electronics
5 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Advertising
7 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.58%) Billing
7 2 (0.58%) French Language
7 2 (0.58%) German Language
7 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 195 (57.02%) Developer
2 135 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 93 (27.19%) C# Developer
4 81 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (14.91%) Software Developer
6 42 (12.28%) Analyst
7 32 (9.36%) .NET Software Developer
7 32 (9.36%) Junior
8 30 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
9 29 (8.48%) Junior Developer
10 28 (8.19%) Senior Developer
11 26 (7.60%) SQL Developer
11 26 (7.60%) VB Developer
12 24 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
13 22 (6.43%) Junior .NET Developer
14 19 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 19 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
14 19 (5.56%) Test Analyst
15 18 (5.26%) Web Developer
16 16 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (68.13%) .NET
2 108 (31.58%) HTML
3 103 (30.12%) ASP.NET
4 69 (20.18%) CSS
5 61 (17.84%) Web Services
6 52 (15.20%) .NET Framework
7 50 (14.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 50 (14.62%) XML
8 49 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (10.53%) jQuery
10 35 (10.23%) HTML5
11 33 (9.65%) RESTful
12 30 (8.77%) SOAP
13 27 (7.89%) AngularJS
14 26 (7.60%) Ajax
14 26 (7.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 19 (5.56%) CSS3
16 19 (5.56%) Entity Framework
16 19 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.82%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.39%) PKI
4 15 (4.39%) User Experience
5 12 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 12 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.34%) PMI
8 6 (1.75%) Fintech
8 6 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.75%) Tandem
9 4 (1.17%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.17%) e-Health
10 3 (0.88%) Clustering
10 3 (0.88%) iPhone
11 2 (0.58%) CMDB
11 2 (0.58%) FMCG
11 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 84 (24.56%) Windows
2 61 (17.84%) Linux
3 53 (15.50%) Unix
4 34 (9.94%) Windows Server
5 21 (6.14%) Windows 7
5 21 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (4.68%) Windows 10
7 13 (3.80%) Solaris
7 13 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.75%) Android
10 6 (1.75%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.58%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.29%) MVS
13 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (23.98%) MVC
3 53 (15.50%) SDLC
4 39 (11.40%) Scrum
5 34 (9.94%) TDD
6 33 (9.65%) Software Engineering
7 32 (9.36%) Software Testing
8 31 (9.06%) Open Source
9 30 (8.77%) OO
10 25 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (7.02%) OOP
12 22 (6.43%) BDD
12 22 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (6.43%) Web Application Development
13 20 (5.85%) Test Automation
13 20 (5.85%) Unit Testing
13 20 (5.85%) Web Development
14 18 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (5.26%) E-Commerce
14 18 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 231 (67.54%) C#
2 183 (53.51%) SQL
3 85 (24.85%) JavaScript
4 82 (23.98%) VB.NET
5 76 (22.22%) Java
6 47 (13.74%) C++
7 44 (12.87%) PowerShell
8 41 (11.99%) VBScript
9 39 (11.40%) VB6
10 36 (10.53%) T-SQL
11 25 (7.31%) VBA
12 24 (7.02%) PHP
13 17 (4.97%) C
14 16 (4.68%) Python
15 14 (4.09%) PL/SQL
16 10 (2.92%) ECMAScript
16 10 (2.92%) Shell Script
17 9 (2.63%) Ruby
18 8 (2.34%) Go
18 8 (2.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (13.74%) Degree
2 40 (11.70%) Security Cleared
3 27 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.92%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.92%) ISEB
5 9 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.34%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.46%) PhD
8 4 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.17%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.88%) MCSE
10 2 (0.58%) CEH
10 2 (0.58%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.58%) GPEN
10 2 (0.58%) MCITP
10 2 (0.58%) OSCP
11 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.29%) MCP
11 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.80%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.14%) vSphere
3 19 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.88%) XenApp
5 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.29%) Snort
7 1 (0.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (4.39%) vMotion
2 11 (3.22%) SCCM
3 8 (2.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.05%) Nagios
5 6 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (1.75%) OpenView
5 6 (1.75%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (0.88%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.58%) Nessus
7 2 (0.58%) Nmap
7 2 (0.58%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
8 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 71 (20.76%) Microsoft
2 46 (13.45%) Oracle
3 31 (9.06%) VMware
4 17 (4.97%) Cisco
4 17 (4.97%) HP
5 13 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.63%) Citrix
6 9 (2.63%) IBM
7 6 (1.75%) BMC
7 6 (1.75%) Compuware
7 6 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.17%) Adobe
8 4 (1.17%) CA
8 4 (1.17%) Dynatrace
8 4 (1.17%) EMC
8 4 (1.17%) Nimsoft
8 4 (1.17%) Perforce
8 4 (1.17%) Sun
8 4 (1.17%) Sybase
9 2 (0.58%) Acronis
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