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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 134 107 120
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 447 530 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.97% 2.40% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 4.88% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 387 467 494
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,455 £50,000
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
11099 10851 11659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.96% 49.18% 50.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9554 9504 10421
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 +37 88 £37,500 +7.14% 14
East Sussex +22 86 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Surrey -42 70 £40,000 - 9
Kent -7 54 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Sussex +12 45 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Hampshire -68 39 £35,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire -34 33 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Oxfordshire -30 26 £32,500 -8.45% 3
Middlesex +6 6 £35,000 -22.22%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 540 (66.83%) .NET
2 432 (53.47%) C#
3 423 (52.35%) SQL
4 391 (48.39%) SQL Server
5 277 (34.28%) VB.NET
6 270 (33.42%) ASP.NET
7 254 (31.44%) VB6
8 222 (27.48%) JavaScript
8 222 (27.48%) Microsoft
9 213 (26.36%) Windows
10 201 (24.88%) HTML
11 168 (20.79%) VBScript
12 166 (20.54%) Java
13 154 (19.06%) MS Excel
14 152 (18.81%) CSS
15 151 (18.69%) Degree
16 132 (16.34%) MVC
17 121 (14.98%) OO
17 121 (14.98%) Oracle
18 118 (14.60%) C++
19 111 (13.74%) T-SQL
20 109 (13.49%) Finance
21 104 (12.87%) XML
22 103 (12.75%) Web Services
23 97 (12.00%) Computer Science
24 94 (11.63%) Visual Studio
25 91 (11.26%) WCF
26 79 (9.78%) jQuery
27 71 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 70 (8.66%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 63 (7.80%) IIS
2 48 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.22%) Node.js
4 15 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.24%) Apache
7 8 (0.99%) CMS
8 6 (0.74%) WordPress
8 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.62%) FileNet
10 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.50%) JRun
10 4 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.37%) Kentico
12 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 154 (19.06%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.70%) MS Office
3 12 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (0.50%) assyst
2 4 (0.50%) HFM
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) AWD
4 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.99%) Office 365
2 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) Heroku
4 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.71%) DNS
2 28 (3.47%) Internet
3 18 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.98%) Firewall
4 16 (1.98%) Extranet
5 11 (1.36%) SAN
6 8 (0.99%) LAN
6 8 (0.99%) Wireless
7 7 (0.87%) DHCP
8 6 (0.74%) VPN
8 6 (0.74%) WAN
9 5 (0.62%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.62%) Intranet
10 3 (0.37%) SMS
10 3 (0.37%) LDAP
10 3 (0.37%) Network Security
11 2 (0.25%) VoIP
11 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.25%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 71 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (5.94%) MySQL
6 35 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.84%) MS Access
8 30 (3.71%) NoSQL
9 29 (3.59%) DTS
10 27 (3.34%) SQLite
11 22 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (1.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 11 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (1.11%) OLAP
14 9 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 94 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 44 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 33 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (3.96%) Maven
5 28 (3.47%) Selenium
6 22 (2.72%) MSI
7 20 (2.48%) Subversion
8 15 (1.86%) NUnit
9 13 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
10 12 (1.49%) JIRA
11 11 (1.36%) WebDriver
12 10 (1.24%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.24%) Xcode
13 9 (1.11%) NetBeans
14 7 (0.87%) MSTest
15 6 (0.74%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.62%) InstallShield
16 5 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 109 (13.49%) Finance
2 28 (3.47%) Retail
3 25 (3.09%) Publishing
4 23 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.23%) Marketing
6 11 (1.36%) Legal
6 11 (1.36%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.87%) Advertising
7 7 (0.87%) Banking
7 7 (0.87%) Electronics
8 4 (0.50%) Military
9 3 (0.37%) Automotive
9 3 (0.37%) Law
9 3 (0.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.12%) Games
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 480 (59.41%) Developer
2 187 (23.14%) .NET Developer
3 124 (15.35%) Analyst
4 110 (13.61%) C# Developer
5 109 (13.49%) Software Developer
6 61 (7.55%) Senior Developer
7 52 (6.44%) Web Developer
8 47 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 43 (5.32%) VB Developer
10 41 (5.07%) Software Engineer
11 40 (4.95%) Applications Developer
12 38 (4.70%) VB6 Developer
13 33 (4.08%) Junior
14 31 (3.84%) VB.NET Developer
14 31 (3.84%) Test Analyst
14 31 (3.84%) Support Engineer
15 30 (3.71%) Junior Developer
16 28 (3.47%) Graduate
17 27 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
18 26 (3.22%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (66.83%) .NET
2 270 (33.42%) ASP.NET
3 201 (24.88%) HTML
4 152 (18.81%) CSS
5 104 (12.87%) XML
6 103 (12.75%) Web Services
7 91 (11.26%) WCF
8 79 (9.78%) jQuery
9 70 (8.66%) .NET Framework
10 59 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 46 (5.69%) WPF
13 42 (5.20%) LINQ
14 36 (4.46%) Spring
15 32 (3.96%) HTML5
16 29 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (3.34%) RESTful
17 27 (3.34%) Hibernate
17 27 (3.34%) WinForms
18 26 (3.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 29 (3.59%) Mobile App
2 29 (3.59%) Mathematics
3 19 (2.35%) N-Tier
4 13 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.49%) Open Source
5 12 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.36%) Replication
6 11 (1.36%) Clustering
6 11 (1.36%) Kindle
7 10 (1.24%) Social Media
8 9 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.99%) FMCG
9 8 (0.99%) Data Extraction
10 7 (0.87%) BBC
10 7 (0.87%) SCADA
11 5 (0.62%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.62%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.50%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 213 (26.36%) Windows
2 59 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (6.68%) Linux
4 45 (5.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (5.32%) Windows 7
6 41 (5.07%) UNIX
7 25 (3.09%) Windows XP
8 24 (2.97%) Android
9 21 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (2.23%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.86%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.24%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.74%) Solaris
14 5 (0.62%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.50%) AIX
15 4 (0.50%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.25%) HPUX
16 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (16.34%) MVC
2 121 (14.98%) OO
3 62 (7.67%) Software Engineering
4 54 (6.68%) TDD
5 50 (6.19%) BDD
6 47 (5.82%) E-Commerce
7 40 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (4.83%) OOD
9 38 (4.70%) Scrum
9 38 (4.70%) Web Development
10 36 (4.46%) Project Management
11 35 (4.33%) Business Analysis
12 34 (4.21%) Unit Testing
13 33 (4.08%) Time Management
14 32 (3.96%) Web Application Development
15 30 (3.71%) OOP
16 29 (3.59%) CRM
17 28 (3.47%) Workflow
17 28 (3.47%) Systems Analysis
18 27 (3.34%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 432 (53.47%) C#
2 423 (52.35%) SQL
3 277 (34.28%) VB.NET
4 254 (31.44%) VB6
5 222 (27.48%) JavaScript
6 168 (20.79%) VBScript
7 166 (20.54%) Java
8 118 (14.60%) C++
9 111 (13.74%) T-SQL
10 58 (7.18%) PowerShell
11 56 (6.93%) C
12 48 (5.94%) VBA
13 42 (5.20%) PHP
14 32 (3.96%) Ruby
15 26 (3.22%) Lua
16 22 (2.72%) Python
17 20 (2.48%) PL/SQL
18 18 (2.23%) Shell Script
19 15 (1.86%) Perl
20 12 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 151 (18.69%) Degree
2 65 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.84%) ISEB
5 29 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (3.22%) DV Cleared
7 24 (2.97%) ISTQB
8 17 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (1.61%) MCP
10 10 (1.24%) MCSE
11 9 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.87%) MCSA
13 5 (0.62%) MCDST
13 5 (0.62%) JNCIS
13 5 (0.62%) VCP5
14 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.25%) PhD
15 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.25%) CISSP
15 2 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.19%) QA
2 42 (5.20%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.86%) SLA
4 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 65 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 43 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.87%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (0.50%) vSphere
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.37%) XenApp
6 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.25%) UAG
7 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.12%) Nmap
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (4.33%) SCCM
2 23 (2.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 16 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.62%) WSUS
6 4 (0.50%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.25%) SCOM
7 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.12%) Nessus
8 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.12%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 222 (27.48%) Microsoft
2 121 (14.98%) Oracle
3 51 (6.31%) VMware
4 38 (4.70%) Citrix
5 20 (2.48%) Business Objects
5 20 (2.48%) HP
6 14 (1.73%) Cognos
6 14 (1.73%) Symantec
7 12 (1.49%) Xamarin
7 12 (1.49%) SAP
7 12 (1.49%) Remedy
8 11 (1.36%) Google
9 10 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.99%) IBM
11 7 (0.87%) Yahoo!
11 7 (0.87%) Sony
11 7 (0.87%) Apple
11 7 (0.87%) Facebook
12 6 (0.74%) Dell
12 6 (0.74%) Informatica
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 70,000 + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago