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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 200 173 172
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 293 365 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.75% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 3.63% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 270 318 293
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
10083 10062 10264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.40% 48.20% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8983 8799 8648
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Berkshire +7 63 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Hampshire +4 52 £37,500 +3.44% 7
East Sussex +7 44 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Surrey -42 35 £36,250 -3.33%
Buckinghamshire +7 31 £45,000 +20.00% 2
West Sussex -4 26 £27,500 -33.33% 1
Kent -20 26 £47,500 +18.75%
Oxfordshire -3 16 £30,000 -4.76% 3
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 414 (67.43%) .NET
2 382 (62.21%) SQL
3 349 (56.84%) C#
4 336 (54.72%) SQL Server
5 215 (35.02%) VB.NET
6 208 (33.88%) ASP.NET
7 173 (28.18%) HTML
7 173 (28.18%) MS Excel
8 166 (27.04%) JavaScript
9 162 (26.38%) Microsoft
10 158 (25.73%) Finance
11 150 (24.43%) VB6
12 145 (23.62%) Degree
13 135 (21.99%) Visual Studio
14 132 (21.50%) XML
15 131 (21.34%) CSS
16 118 (19.22%) Oracle
17 115 (18.73%) Windows
18 107 (17.43%) Computer Science
19 103 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
20 92 (14.98%) Java
21 86 (14.01%) VBA
22 85 (13.84%) MVC
23 84 (13.68%) C++
24 78 (12.70%) T-SQL
25 77 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
26 75 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 73 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
28 71 (11.56%) jQuery
29 69 (11.24%) WPF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 47 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 46 (7.49%) IIS
3 34 (5.54%) SAS
4 13 (2.12%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.95%) Node.js
6 8 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.98%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.65%) Confluence
9 4 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.65%) WordPress
10 3 (0.49%) Apache
10 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.49%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.33%) CMS
11 2 (0.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 173 (28.18%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.05%) MS Office
3 24 (3.91%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.63%) SPSS
6 9 (1.47%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.65%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.93%) SaaS
2 5 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.09%) Internet
2 12 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (1.14%) S/MIME
3 7 (1.14%) SSL
4 6 (0.98%) RS-232
5 5 (0.81%) RS-422
5 5 (0.81%) SMTP
5 5 (0.81%) WebEx
5 5 (0.81%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.65%) DHCP
6 4 (0.65%) DNS
6 4 (0.65%) PABX
7 3 (0.49%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) Modbus
8 1 (0.16%) NAS
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 75 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (10.75%) MS Access
4 52 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (4.56%) MySQL
8 27 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (4.07%) SQLite
11 22 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (2.28%) Base SAS
13 14 (2.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 12 (1.95%) DTS
14 12 (1.95%) NoSQL
15 9 (1.47%) Big Data
16 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 135 (21.99%) Visual Studio
2 73 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.91%) NUnit
3 24 (3.91%) Subversion
4 20 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.61%) Moq
6 15 (2.44%) LoadRunner
6 15 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (2.12%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.95%) HP UFT
9 10 (1.63%) MSTest
9 10 (1.63%) Selenium
10 9 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (1.30%) JIRA
11 8 (1.30%) JUnit
11 8 (1.30%) Toad
12 6 (0.98%) LabVIEW
13 5 (0.81%) Maven
13 5 (0.81%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (25.73%) Finance
2 43 (7.00%) Banking
3 18 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.28%) Marketing
6 13 (2.12%) Advertising
6 13 (2.12%) Retail
7 12 (1.95%) Legal
8 7 (1.14%) Games
8 7 (1.14%) Military
9 6 (0.98%) Back Office
10 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Automotive
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 395 (64.33%) Developer
2 228 (37.13%) .NET Developer
3 142 (23.13%) C# Developer
4 118 (19.22%) Analyst
5 104 (16.94%) SQL Developer
6 97 (15.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 69 (11.24%) Junior
8 63 (10.26%) VB.NET Developer
9 58 (9.45%) Software Developer
10 54 (8.79%) Junior Developer
11 53 (8.63%) Applications Support
12 50 (8.14%) Support Analyst
13 48 (7.82%) Graduate
14 46 (7.49%) ASP.NET Developer
15 45 (7.33%) Applications Developer
15 45 (7.33%) Senior Developer
16 44 (7.17%) .NET Software Developer
16 44 (7.17%) Junior .NET Developer
17 41 (6.68%) Graduate Developer
18 36 (5.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (67.43%) .NET
2 208 (33.88%) ASP.NET
3 173 (28.18%) HTML
4 132 (21.50%) XML
5 131 (21.34%) CSS
6 71 (11.56%) jQuery
7 69 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (11.24%) WPF
8 62 (10.10%) WCF
9 58 (9.45%) .NET Framework
10 52 (8.47%) Web Services
11 43 (7.00%) Ajax
12 34 (5.54%) SOAP
12 34 (5.54%) WinForms
13 33 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 32 (5.21%) LINQ
15 31 (5.05%) Entity Framework
16 30 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (4.07%) AngularJS
18 23 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 107 (17.43%) Computer Science
2 77 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (6.68%) Mathematics
4 24 (3.91%) Physics
5 21 (3.42%) Data Structures
5 21 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.93%) Chemistry
7 17 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.44%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.12%) W3C
10 11 (1.79%) Statistics
11 9 (1.47%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.30%) Streaming Music
13 7 (1.14%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (1.14%) Replication
14 5 (0.81%) Clustering
14 5 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.81%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (18.73%) Windows
2 39 (6.35%) Unix
3 37 (6.03%) Linux
4 28 (4.56%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.65%) Android
7 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) SUSE
10 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (13.84%) MVC
3 58 (9.45%) SDLC
4 50 (8.14%) OO
5 44 (7.17%) Software Engineering
6 43 (7.00%) TDD
7 42 (6.84%) Scrum
8 38 (6.19%) Validation
9 32 (5.21%) ITIL
10 31 (5.05%) Web Development
11 28 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (4.56%) Web Application Development
12 27 (4.40%) BDD
13 25 (4.07%) Functional Testing
14 24 (3.91%) MVVM
15 22 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (3.58%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.58%) System Testing
16 21 (3.42%) ERP
17 20 (3.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 382 (62.21%) SQL
2 349 (56.84%) C#
3 215 (35.02%) VB.NET
4 166 (27.04%) JavaScript
5 150 (24.43%) VB6
6 92 (14.98%) Java
7 86 (14.01%) VBA
8 84 (13.68%) C++
9 78 (12.70%) T-SQL
10 56 (9.12%) PL/SQL
11 45 (7.33%) Python
11 45 (7.33%) VBScript
12 22 (3.58%) Shell Script
13 21 (3.42%) C
13 21 (3.42%) Perl
13 21 (3.42%) Ruby
14 17 (2.77%) PHP
15 14 (2.28%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.95%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 145 (23.62%) Degree
2 31 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.09%) MCSE
6 15 (2.44%) MCTS
7 11 (1.79%) MCP
8 7 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.81%) MCITP
10 3 (0.49%) ISEB
10 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CCNA
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.07%) ISO 9001
1 25 (4.07%) QA
2 17 (2.77%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.63%) SLA
5 5 (0.81%) GxP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) MISRA
6 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 19 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.65%) MOM
3 4 (0.65%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (26.38%) Microsoft
2 118 (19.22%) Oracle
3 21 (3.42%) Telerik
4 20 (3.26%) HP
5 15 (2.44%) EPiServer
6 11 (1.79%) Teradata
7 10 (1.63%) Google
7 10 (1.63%) IBM
8 7 (1.14%) VMware
9 6 (0.98%) Tableau
10 5 (0.81%) Adobe
10 5 (0.81%) Cisco
10 5 (0.81%) SAP
10 5 (0.81%) Symantec
10 5 (0.81%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.65%) InterSystems
12 3 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.49%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.33%) CyberSource
13 2 (0.33%) DataCash
Southampton
Capita plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10-15% Bonus
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Newbury
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Package
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