The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 168 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 363 552 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 2.46% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 4.92% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 315 507 588
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11852 11220 12767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.30% 49.98% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10176 9813 11463
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 76 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Hampshire -26 61 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Surrey -90 57 £40,000 - 15
East Sussex +6 52 £35,000 -17.64% 7
West Sussex +26 39 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 35 £40,000 +29.03% 7
Kent -29 16 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Oxfordshire -77 14 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Sussex +1 6 £29,250 -22.00%
Middlesex -1 4 £50,000 +5.26% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 521 (72.46%) .NET
2 463 (64.39%) C#
3 405 (56.33%) SQL
4 349 (48.54%) SQL Server
5 332 (46.18%) ASP.NET
6 322 (44.78%) VB.NET
7 213 (29.62%) VB6
8 191 (26.56%) Microsoft
9 186 (25.87%) JavaScript
10 184 (25.59%) Windows
11 182 (25.31%) HTML
12 158 (21.97%) Degree
13 131 (18.22%) CSS
13 131 (18.22%) MVC
14 118 (16.41%) VBScript
15 117 (16.27%) WCF
16 116 (16.13%) XML
16 116 (16.13%) MS Excel
17 105 (14.60%) .NET Framework
18 104 (14.46%) Java
19 100 (13.91%) T-SQL
20 99 (13.77%) Computer Science
21 98 (13.63%) Visual Studio
22 89 (12.38%) Oracle
22 89 (12.38%) C++
23 87 (12.10%) OO
24 85 (11.82%) Finance
25 84 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
26 83 (11.54%) TDD
26 83 (11.54%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 83 (11.54%) IIS
2 44 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.03%) Node.js
4 12 (1.67%) MediaWiki
5 9 (1.25%) FileNet
5 9 (1.25%) Apache
6 8 (1.11%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.97%) CMS
7 7 (0.97%) JRun
8 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.42%) SugarCRM
10 3 (0.42%) Documentum
10 3 (0.42%) MTS
11 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.28%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 116 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.73%) MS Office
3 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.83%) AWD
3 4 (0.56%) assyst
4 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.28%) Line 500
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.14%) Force.com
2 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.70%) Internet
2 15 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.95%) Firewall
4 10 (1.39%) Extranet
5 7 (0.97%) LAN
5 7 (0.97%) SAN
6 6 (0.83%) DNS
7 5 (0.70%) IP Telephony
7 5 (0.70%) WAN
7 5 (0.70%) Intranet
8 4 (0.56%) LDAP
9 3 (0.42%) VPN
9 3 (0.42%) CTI
10 2 (0.28%) Wireless
10 2 (0.28%) VoIP
10 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.28%) Network Security
11 1 (0.14%) Modbus
11 1 (0.14%) Profibus
11 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (48.54%) SQL Server
2 69 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 40 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (4.59%) Relational Database
8 30 (4.17%) MS Access
9 27 (3.76%) DTS
10 26 (3.62%) SQLite
11 25 (3.48%) MySQL
12 22 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (1.67%) OLAP
16 11 (1.53%) DB2
17 8 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database
18 5 (0.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 98 (13.63%) Visual Studio
2 43 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 27 (3.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (3.20%) Subversion
6 22 (3.06%) NUnit
7 14 (1.95%) MSTest
8 12 (1.67%) JIRA
8 12 (1.67%) LabVIEW
8 12 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 12 (1.67%) Moq
9 10 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (1.39%) Xcode
10 9 (1.25%) Selenium
10 9 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.25%) Toad
11 8 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.97%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.83%) InstallShield
14 5 (0.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 85 (11.82%) Finance
2 29 (4.03%) Retail
3 13 (1.81%) Financial Institution
4 12 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.53%) Billing
6 10 (1.39%) Legal
7 7 (0.97%) Marketing
8 6 (0.83%) Banking
9 5 (0.70%) Advertising
9 5 (0.70%) Publishing
9 5 (0.70%) Local Government
10 4 (0.56%) Back Office
10 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.56%) Military
11 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.42%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 456 (63.42%) Developer
2 212 (29.49%) .NET Developer
3 97 (13.49%) Analyst
4 90 (12.52%) C# Developer
5 78 (10.85%) Software Developer
6 50 (6.95%) Programmer
7 46 (6.40%) Web Developer
8 41 (5.70%) Graduate
9 37 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 35 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (4.45%) Analyst Programmer
11 32 (4.45%) Junior
12 29 (4.03%) Software Engineer
13 28 (3.89%) Test Analyst
14 27 (3.76%) VB Developer
14 27 (3.76%) Junior Developer
15 26 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (3.34%) Applications Developer
16 24 (3.34%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 521 (72.46%) .NET
2 332 (46.18%) ASP.NET
3 182 (25.31%) HTML
4 131 (18.22%) CSS
5 117 (16.27%) WCF
6 116 (16.13%) XML
7 105 (14.60%) .NET Framework
8 84 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 80 (11.13%) Web Services
10 79 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 77 (10.71%) jQuery
12 58 (8.07%) WPF
13 48 (6.68%) LINQ
14 46 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 42 (5.84%) WinForms
16 41 (5.70%) RESTful
17 36 (5.01%) SOAP
17 36 (5.01%) Ajax
18 30 (4.17%) Classic ASP
19 24 (3.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.77%) Computer Science
2 38 (5.29%) N-Tier
3 29 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.36%) FMCG
6 16 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.09%) Mathematics
8 14 (1.95%) Open Source
9 12 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (1.25%) Kindle
10 9 (1.25%) Social Media
10 9 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.97%) Statistics
12 6 (0.83%) BBC
12 6 (0.83%) EMC Centera
13 5 (0.70%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.70%) iSeries
14 4 (0.56%) EPoS
14 4 (0.56%) PACS
14 4 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 184 (25.59%) Windows
2 56 (7.79%) Linux
3 40 (5.56%) UNIX
4 27 (3.76%) Android
5 22 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 18 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.95%) Solaris
9 13 (1.81%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.39%) Windows Phone
12 9 (1.25%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.97%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.70%) AIX
15 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.28%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.28%) HPUX
16 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.22%) MVC
2 87 (12.10%) OO
3 83 (11.54%) TDD
4 66 (9.18%) BDD
5 65 (9.04%) Scrum
6 55 (7.65%) Web Application Development
7 51 (7.09%) Project Management
8 48 (6.68%) Software Engineering
9 41 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (5.42%) Web Development
11 37 (5.15%) ERP
12 35 (4.87%) Time Management
13 33 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (4.45%) Test Scripting
15 31 (4.31%) CRM
16 29 (4.03%) Business Analysis
17 28 (3.89%) E-Commerce
17 28 (3.89%) Kanban
18 27 (3.76%) Dependency Injection
19 26 (3.62%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 463 (64.39%) C#
2 405 (56.33%) SQL
3 322 (44.78%) VB.NET
4 213 (29.62%) VB6
5 186 (25.87%) JavaScript
6 118 (16.41%) VBScript
7 104 (14.46%) Java
8 100 (13.91%) T-SQL
9 89 (12.38%) C++
10 79 (10.99%) VBA
11 43 (5.98%) PHP
12 36 (5.01%) C
13 34 (4.73%) Ruby
14 29 (4.03%) Lua
14 29 (4.03%) Python
15 28 (3.89%) PL/SQL
16 26 (3.62%) PowerShell
17 22 (3.06%) Perl
18 15 (2.09%) MATLAB
19 13 (1.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 158 (21.97%) Degree
2 55 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 37 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (4.03%) ISEB
6 28 (3.89%) MCP
7 21 (2.92%) MCTS
7 21 (2.92%) ISTQB
8 18 (2.50%) MCAD
8 18 (2.50%) MCSD
9 12 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.97%) MCSE
10 7 (0.97%) MCSA
11 5 (0.70%) VCP5
11 5 (0.70%) JNCIS
11 5 (0.70%) MCDST
12 3 (0.42%) HND
12 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.01%) ISO 9001
2 32 (4.45%) QA
3 13 (1.81%) SLA
4 12 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.42%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.14%) WAI
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.28%) XenServer
5 2 (0.28%) vCloud
5 2 (0.28%) UAG
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Nmap
6 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.09%) SCCM
3 7 (0.97%) WSUS
4 6 (0.83%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.70%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.70%) Puppet
6 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.28%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.28%) SCOM
7 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.28%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.14%) nmon
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 191 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 89 (12.38%) Oracle
3 28 (3.89%) VMware
4 25 (3.48%) IBM
4 25 (3.48%) HP
5 20 (2.78%) Remedy
6 17 (2.36%) Cognos
7 13 (1.81%) Citrix
8 12 (1.67%) Informatica
9 10 (1.39%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.25%) Kofax
11 8 (1.11%) Symantec
11 8 (1.11%) Google
12 7 (0.97%) SAP
12 7 (0.97%) Dell
12 7 (0.97%) Apple
13 6 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.83%) EMC
13 6 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.83%) Sony
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banstead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance, Stud
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10% Bonus package, 23 Days Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Stanmore College
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Cognitive Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefitis
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits + Bonus!
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago