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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 193 158 128
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 299 393 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.77% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 3.75% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 265 321 400
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
10244 10486 10226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.22% 47.35% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8892 8858 9001
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Surrey +35 86 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Hampshire +28 59 £37,250 -0.66% 4
Berkshire -8 54 £35,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire -4 30 £40,250 +15.00% 4
West Sussex -22 23 £35,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -3 18 £33,750 +3.84%
Kent -32 14 £35,000 -26.31% 3
East Sussex -44 14 £42,500 +3.03% 4
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 397 (63.72%) .NET
2 339 (54.41%) SQL
3 334 (53.61%) C#
4 323 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 234 (37.56%) VB.NET
6 187 (30.02%) ASP.NET
7 185 (29.70%) JavaScript
8 168 (26.97%) HTML
8 168 (26.97%) VB6
9 167 (26.81%) Windows
10 165 (26.48%) Microsoft
11 153 (24.56%) Degree
12 133 (21.35%) CSS
13 132 (21.19%) Finance
14 122 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
15 121 (19.42%) Java
16 104 (16.69%) MS Excel
17 83 (13.32%) C++
18 81 (13.00%) Visual Studio
18 81 (13.00%) Software Engineering
19 78 (12.52%) XML
20 77 (12.36%) Oracle
21 72 (11.56%) jQuery
22 71 (11.40%) Computer Science
23 70 (11.24%) MVC
23 70 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
24 64 (10.27%) T-SQL
24 64 (10.27%) VBScript
24 64 (10.27%) WCF
25 63 (10.11%) Scrum

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 33 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.17%) IIS
3 11 (1.77%) SAS
3 11 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (1.61%) Node.js
5 8 (1.28%) Apache
6 7 (1.12%) Oracle Spatial
7 5 (0.80%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.64%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.48%) WordPress
9 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.48%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.48%) CMS
9 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.48%) JBoss
10 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.32%) Documentum
11 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 104 (16.69%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.10%) MS Office
3 13 (2.09%) PowerPivot
4 8 (1.28%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.64%) SPSS
7 3 (0.48%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (1.77%) Google App Engine
2 11 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.01%) DNS
2 16 (2.57%) DHCP
3 13 (2.09%) Internet
4 9 (1.44%) Firewall
4 9 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.28%) HTTP
6 7 (1.12%) VoIP
7 6 (0.96%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.96%) VPN
7 6 (0.96%) Wireless
8 4 (0.64%) IPsec
8 4 (0.64%) Intranet
8 4 (0.64%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.48%) Network Security
10 2 (0.32%) SSL
10 2 (0.32%) DMZ
10 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.32%) SMS
11 1 (0.16%) GSM
11 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (7.54%) Relational Database
4 42 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (4.33%) MySQL
7 26 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (3.69%) SQLite
9 21 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (3.21%) MS Access
10 20 (3.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 18 (2.89%) Oracle Database
12 15 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (2.25%) Data Mining
13 14 (2.25%) Big Data
13 14 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (2.09%) Hadoop
14 13 (2.09%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 50 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.85%) Selenium
4 23 (3.69%) HP UFT
5 19 (3.05%) Moq
6 13 (2.09%) ReSharper
6 13 (2.09%) LoadRunner
7 10 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (1.61%) NUnit
7 10 (1.61%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.28%) Subversion
8 8 (1.28%) MSTest
9 7 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (1.12%) AdminStudio
9 7 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.12%) Hudson
10 6 (0.96%) InstallShield
11 5 (0.80%) JIRA
12 4 (0.64%) TestComplete
12 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 132 (21.19%) Finance
2 34 (5.46%) Retail
3 19 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.93%) Back Office
5 9 (1.44%) Marketing
6 8 (1.28%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.96%) Legal
7 6 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.96%) Banking
8 4 (0.64%) Publishing
8 4 (0.64%) Electronics
8 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 366 (58.75%) Developer
2 130 (20.87%) Analyst
3 104 (16.69%) .NET Developer
4 84 (13.48%) C# Developer
4 84 (13.48%) Software Developer
5 71 (11.40%) Support Analyst
6 65 (10.43%) Applications Support
7 59 (9.47%) Senior Developer
8 56 (8.99%) Applications Support Analyst
9 45 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 44 (7.06%) Junior
11 39 (6.26%) Technical Support
12 38 (6.10%) Technical Analyst
13 36 (5.78%) Technical Support Analyst
14 35 (5.62%) VB.NET Developer
14 35 (5.62%) Junior Developer
15 31 (4.98%) Programmer
16 29 (4.65%) Web Developer
17 28 (4.49%) Applications Developer
18 23 (3.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (63.72%) .NET
2 187 (30.02%) ASP.NET
3 168 (26.97%) HTML
4 133 (21.35%) CSS
5 78 (12.52%) XML
6 72 (11.56%) jQuery
7 64 (10.27%) WCF
8 55 (8.83%) Web Services
9 48 (7.70%) WPF
10 45 (7.22%) .NET Framework
11 44 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (6.10%) LINQ
13 35 (5.62%) WinForms
14 33 (5.30%) Entity Framework
15 29 (4.65%) Ajax
15 29 (4.65%) JSON
16 26 (4.17%) XSLT
17 21 (3.37%) HTML5
17 21 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (3.05%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 70 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (9.31%) Mathematics
4 43 (6.90%) Physics
5 38 (6.10%) Chemistry
6 21 (3.37%) Derivative
6 21 (3.37%) Equities
7 15 (2.41%) Clustering
8 14 (2.25%) Statistics
9 13 (2.09%) Replication
10 11 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.61%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.44%) Data Conversion
13 8 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (0.96%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.96%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.80%) Social Media
16 5 (0.80%) PKI
17 4 (0.64%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 167 (26.81%) Windows
2 37 (5.94%) Windows 7
3 33 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (4.65%) UNIX
5 25 (4.01%) Windows XP
5 25 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.05%) Linux
8 13 (2.09%) Windows 2000
8 13 (2.09%) Android
8 13 (2.09%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (13.00%) Software Engineering
3 70 (11.24%) MVC
4 63 (10.11%) Scrum
5 61 (9.79%) Software Testing
6 53 (8.51%) TDD
6 53 (8.51%) OO
7 50 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (5.46%) SDLC
9 27 (4.33%) CRM
10 25 (4.01%) Unit Testing
11 23 (3.69%) OOP
12 22 (3.53%) Test Automation
12 22 (3.53%) Web Application Development
13 20 (3.21%) ERP
13 20 (3.21%) System Testing
14 18 (2.89%) Data Modelling
15 17 (2.73%) ITIL
15 17 (2.73%) Test Scripting
16 15 (2.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 339 (54.41%) SQL
2 334 (53.61%) C#
3 234 (37.56%) VB.NET
4 185 (29.70%) JavaScript
5 168 (26.97%) VB6
6 121 (19.42%) Java
7 83 (13.32%) C++
8 64 (10.27%) T-SQL
8 64 (10.27%) VBScript
9 46 (7.38%) VBA
10 43 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 34 (5.46%) PL/SQL
12 31 (4.98%) Ruby
13 30 (4.82%) C
14 22 (3.53%) PHP
15 20 (3.21%) Lua
16 17 (2.73%) Python
17 12 (1.93%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.77%) Perl
19 6 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 153 (24.56%) Degree
2 25 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.77%) MCSE
6 10 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.96%) ISEB
9 5 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.48%) MCAD
10 3 (0.48%) HND
11 2 (0.32%) CISSP
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CCSP
11 2 (0.32%) CCNA
11 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CISA
11 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.32%) CEH
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.65%) QA
2 22 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.93%) SLA
4 5 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.48%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.44%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.28%) XenApp
5 8 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.80%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.25%) SCCM
2 7 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.32%) WMI
6 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 165 (26.48%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.36%) Oracle
3 28 (4.49%) VMware
4 25 (4.01%) HP
5 16 (2.57%) Citrix
6 12 (1.93%) Google
7 8 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.80%) Symantec
8 5 (0.80%) ESRI
9 4 (0.64%) Telerik
9 4 (0.64%) IBM
9 4 (0.64%) Tableau
9 4 (0.64%) Capita
9 4 (0.64%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.48%) Lumension
10 3 (0.48%) Perforce
10 3 (0.48%) EMC
10 3 (0.48%) SAP
11 2 (0.32%) Cognos
11 2 (0.32%) Altiris
Reigate, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package & Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + pensions and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £50k - £70k + Bonus + Bens + RSU
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
networx
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £19,000- £24,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £25,000 - £34,000 DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex (BN1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £40-£45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £30000.0000000 - £45000.0000000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago