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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 216 166 180
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 259 373 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.76% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 3.61% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 243 327 323
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
9835 10340 11616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.47% 48.69% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8747 8844 10043
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
East Sussex +10 52 £36,000 -10.00% 5
Berkshire -8 46 £45,000 +25.87% 7
Surrey -45 37 £42,500 -5.55% 5
West Sussex +9 29 £27,500 -19.11% 1
Kent +2 29 £46,250 +68.18% 5
Oxfordshire -13 23 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Hampshire -49 22 £36,250 -9.37% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 16 £47,500 +11.76%
Home Counties - 2 £47,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 453 (81.62%) .NET
2 404 (72.79%) C#
3 342 (61.62%) SQL
4 307 (55.32%) SQL Server
5 241 (43.42%) ASP.NET
6 224 (40.36%) VB.NET
7 194 (34.95%) HTML
8 187 (33.69%) JavaScript
9 148 (26.67%) XML
10 143 (25.77%) VB6
10 143 (25.77%) Degree
11 125 (22.52%) Windows
12 123 (22.16%) Computer Science
13 119 (21.44%) Visual Studio
14 118 (21.26%) Finance
15 115 (20.72%) CSS
16 110 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
17 106 (19.10%) MS Excel
18 100 (18.02%) Microsoft
19 98 (17.66%) Java
20 83 (14.95%) Oracle
21 81 (14.59%) MVC
22 78 (14.05%) .NET Framework
22 78 (14.05%) WPF
23 75 (13.51%) jQuery
24 74 (13.33%) PL/SQL
25 70 (12.61%) WCF
26 68 (12.25%) T-SQL
26 68 (12.25%) SDLC
26 68 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC

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 55 (9.91%) IIS
2 33 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.60%) Node.js
4 15 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.26%) CMS
8 7 (1.26%) SAS
9 6 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.90%) Captiva
10 5 (0.90%) Documentum
11 4 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.72%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.54%) WordPress
13 2 (0.36%) Confluence
13 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.36%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 106 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.42%) MS Office
3 8 (1.44%) MS Project
3 8 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.72%) SPSS
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.80%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.72%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.18%) HFM
6 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.52%) SaaS
2 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.90%) Office 365
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.68%) Internet
2 11 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.62%) DNS
4 8 (1.44%) Firewall
5 6 (1.08%) S/MIME
5 6 (1.08%) SAN
5 6 (1.08%) SSL
6 5 (0.90%) WebEx
7 4 (0.72%) PABX
7 4 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.36%) DHCP
8 2 (0.36%) SMTP
8 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.18%) BGP
9 1 (0.18%) HTTP
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) IPsec
9 1 (0.18%) IPv6
9 1 (0.18%) NAS
9 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 34 (6.13%) Relational Database
4 34 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (4.68%) SQLite
7 25 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (4.14%) DTS
9 20 (3.60%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.70%) MS Access
11 14 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.62%) MySQL
13 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.36%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 119 (21.44%) Visual Studio
2 32 (5.77%) NUnit
3 30 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 30 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (4.14%) Subversion
5 22 (3.96%) Selenium
6 18 (3.24%) Moq
7 17 (3.06%) TestNG
8 16 (2.88%) JUnit
8 16 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (2.52%) JIRA
10 11 (1.98%) JMeter
10 11 (1.98%) WebDriver
11 10 (1.80%) LoadRunner
12 8 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (1.26%) Gatling
13 7 (1.26%) Toad
14 6 (1.08%) Jenkins
14 6 (1.08%) MSTest
15 5 (0.90%) Serena SBM
General
1 118 (21.26%) Finance
2 35 (6.31%) Banking
3 26 (4.68%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.24%) Legal
5 14 (2.52%) Marketing
6 13 (2.34%) Military
7 12 (2.16%) Retail
7 12 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.08%) Back Office
9 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) French Language
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 381 (68.65%) Developer
2 233 (41.98%) .NET Developer
3 164 (29.55%) C# Developer
4 107 (19.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (14.41%) Analyst
6 73 (13.15%) Software Developer
7 70 (12.61%) SQL Developer
8 68 (12.25%) Junior
9 61 (10.99%) Junior Developer
10 58 (10.45%) Graduate
11 56 (10.09%) VB.NET Developer
12 55 (9.91%) .NET Software Developer
13 51 (9.19%) Applications Developer
14 50 (9.01%) Graduate Developer
15 48 (8.65%) Junior .NET Developer
16 44 (7.93%) C# Software Developer
17 42 (7.57%) ASP.NET Developer
18 41 (7.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
19 39 (7.03%) Web Developer
20 37 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (81.62%) .NET
2 241 (43.42%) ASP.NET
3 194 (34.95%) HTML
4 148 (26.67%) XML
5 115 (20.72%) CSS
6 78 (14.05%) .NET Framework
6 78 (14.05%) WPF
7 75 (13.51%) jQuery
8 70 (12.61%) WCF
9 68 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 66 (11.89%) Web Services
11 56 (10.09%) Ajax
12 48 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (6.67%) HTML5
14 36 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 36 (6.49%) SOAP
15 33 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (5.77%) Entity Framework
16 32 (5.77%) LINQ
17 29 (5.23%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (22.16%) Computer Science
2 64 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.42%) Mathematics
4 19 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.88%) Physics
6 13 (2.34%) W3C
7 12 (2.16%) Chemistry
7 12 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.08%) Clustering
9 6 (1.08%) Streaming Music
10 5 (0.90%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.72%) Replication
12 3 (0.54%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.54%) Fintech
12 3 (0.54%) Life Science
12 3 (0.54%) LIMS
13 2 (0.36%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 125 (22.52%) Windows
2 55 (9.91%) Linux
3 46 (8.29%) Windows Server
4 43 (7.75%) Unix
5 16 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.08%) Android
7 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.54%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.36%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (14.59%) MVC
3 68 (12.25%) SDLC
4 59 (10.63%) Web Development
5 58 (10.45%) OO
6 54 (9.73%) TDD
7 49 (8.83%) Scrum
8 42 (7.57%) BDD
9 37 (6.67%) CRM
9 37 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 37 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 36 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (6.49%) Web Application Development
11 35 (6.31%) ITIL
12 28 (5.05%) System Testing
12 28 (5.05%) Validation
13 25 (4.50%) Unit Testing
14 22 (3.96%) ERP
14 22 (3.96%) Kanban
15 21 (3.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 404 (72.79%) C#
2 342 (61.62%) SQL
3 224 (40.36%) VB.NET
4 187 (33.69%) JavaScript
5 143 (25.77%) VB6
6 98 (17.66%) Java
7 74 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 68 (12.25%) T-SQL
9 63 (11.35%) C++
10 61 (10.99%) VBScript
11 32 (5.77%) Shell Script
12 30 (5.41%) VBA
13 29 (5.23%) Python
14 28 (5.05%) PHP
15 25 (4.50%) Perl
16 24 (4.32%) C
17 23 (4.14%) Ruby
18 12 (2.16%) PowerShell
19 10 (1.80%) XPath
20 7 (1.26%) F#
Qualifications
1 143 (25.77%) Degree
2 36 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.32%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.06%) ISEB
5 13 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.98%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.62%) MCSE
8 7 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.26%) MCITP
8 7 (1.26%) MCTS
9 5 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.72%) MCP
11 2 (0.36%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.18%) CCA
12 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.68%) ISO 9001
2 21 (3.78%) QA
3 16 (2.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.72%) XenApp
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.62%) SCCM
2 5 (0.90%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.90%) SCOM
2 5 (0.90%) WSUS
3 4 (0.72%) MOM
4 3 (0.54%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 100 (18.02%) Microsoft
2 83 (14.95%) Oracle
3 22 (3.96%) Telerik
4 15 (2.70%) EPiServer
5 12 (2.16%) IBM
6 10 (1.80%) VMware
7 8 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.08%) Cisco
8 6 (1.08%) HP
8 6 (1.08%) SAP
9 5 (0.90%) EMC
9 5 (0.90%) NetApp
9 5 (0.90%) Serena
10 4 (0.72%) Citrix
10 4 (0.72%) Dell
10 4 (0.72%) InterSystems
10 4 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.54%) BMC
11 3 (0.54%) Google
11 3 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits + Train
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
THE PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO LT
Posted: 7 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Unspecified ,salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Windsor
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Circa £25,000
Posted: 14 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive basic + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Gosport
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago