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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 197 216 183
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Permanent jobs citing VB 259 301 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.42% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 2.83% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 233 269 278
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
8958 10618 10244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.64% 50.19% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7877 9289 8597
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Surrey +5 68 £47,500 +58.33% 5
Berkshire +38 52 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East Sussex +46 48 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 39 £42,500 +5.59% 3
Kent -3 13 £37,500 +7.14%
Oxfordshire -13 13 £36,250 +11.53%
Hampshire -22 13 £62,500 +68.91% 1
West Sussex +2 12 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Home Counties - 1 £36,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 366 (70.66%) .NET
2 353 (68.15%) C#
3 322 (62.16%) SQL
4 239 (46.14%) SQL Server
5 206 (39.77%) ASP.NET
6 174 (33.59%) JavaScript
7 165 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (28.76%) VB.NET
9 134 (25.87%) HTML
10 119 (22.97%) Degree
11 116 (22.39%) Java
11 116 (22.39%) Finance
12 104 (20.08%) VB6
13 98 (18.92%) Computer Science
13 98 (18.92%) T-SQL
14 97 (18.73%) Windows
15 95 (18.34%) Microsoft
16 85 (16.41%) XML
16 85 (16.41%) Scrum
17 80 (15.44%) Visual Studio
18 76 (14.67%) VBScript
18 76 (14.67%) MVC
18 76 (14.67%) SDLC
19 72 (13.90%) Ajax
20 71 (13.71%) .NET Framework
21 66 (12.74%) CSS
22 65 (12.55%) Selenium
23 62 (11.97%) MS Excel
24 61 (11.78%) Perl
24 61 (11.78%) ASP.NET Web API

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 48 (9.27%) IIS
2 33 (6.37%) CMS
3 21 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.70%) SAS
5 12 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.32%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.54%) Captiva
6 8 (1.54%) Documentum
7 6 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.77%) JBoss
8 4 (0.77%) Moodle
8 4 (0.77%) Totara
8 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.77%) WordPress
9 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 62 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.97%) MS Office
3 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.39%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.51%) Office 365
2 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.39%) Slack
4 2 (0.39%) Trello
5 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.11%) Firewall
2 37 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 34 (6.56%) Internet
4 33 (6.37%) DNS
5 12 (2.32%) Wireless
6 8 (1.54%) SAN
7 6 (1.16%) SNMP
8 4 (0.77%) 3G
8 4 (0.77%) 4G
8 4 (0.77%) DHCP
8 4 (0.77%) Extranet
8 4 (0.77%) LAN
8 4 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.58%) Intranet
9 3 (0.58%) SSL
10 2 (0.39%) HTTP
10 2 (0.39%) WAN
11 1 (0.19%) IPv6
11 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (46.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 26 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.70%) QlikView
7 13 (2.51%) SQLite
8 11 (2.12%) Big Data
8 11 (2.12%) MySQL
8 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.93%) DTS
9 10 (1.93%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.74%) MS Access
10 9 (1.74%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 80 (15.44%) Visual Studio
2 65 (12.55%) Selenium
3 51 (9.85%) TestNG
4 39 (7.53%) LoadRunner
5 35 (6.76%) Gatling
5 35 (6.76%) JMeter
6 32 (6.18%) NUnit
7 31 (5.98%) Git (software)
8 25 (4.83%) JUnit
8 25 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (3.09%) WebDriver
10 13 (2.51%) Subversion
11 10 (1.93%) Burp Suite
11 10 (1.93%) Metasploit
11 10 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (1.54%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.54%) Serena SBM
12 8 (1.54%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (22.39%) Finance
2 19 (3.67%) Back Office
3 16 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 16 (3.09%) Military
4 15 (2.90%) Banking
5 14 (2.70%) Retail
6 12 (2.32%) Marketing
7 10 (1.93%) Electronics
8 9 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.54%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.58%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 281 (54.25%) Developer
2 155 (29.92%) .NET Developer
3 116 (22.39%) C# Developer
4 72 (13.90%) Software Developer
5 69 (13.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 67 (12.93%) SQL Developer
7 58 (11.20%) VB Developer
8 57 (11.00%) Analyst
9 54 (10.42%) Tester
10 48 (9.27%) Automation Tester
10 48 (9.27%) Graduate
11 44 (8.49%) Graduate Developer
12 41 (7.92%) Web Developer
13 37 (7.14%) Applications Developer
13 37 (7.14%) Junior
14 36 (6.95%) .NET Software Developer
15 35 (6.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 35 (6.76%) Junior Developer
16 34 (6.56%) Senior Tester
17 33 (6.37%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (70.66%) .NET
2 206 (39.77%) ASP.NET
3 134 (25.87%) HTML
4 85 (16.41%) XML
5 72 (13.90%) Ajax
6 71 (13.71%) .NET Framework
7 66 (12.74%) CSS
8 61 (11.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 58 (11.20%) jQuery
10 52 (10.04%) WCF
11 47 (9.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (8.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 44 (8.49%) AngularJS
14 42 (8.11%) HTML5
15 39 (7.53%) Web Services
15 39 (7.53%) WPF
16 36 (6.95%) JSON
17 35 (6.76%) Classic ASP
18 32 (6.18%) Entity Framework
18 32 (6.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 98 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 53 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.98%) Mathematics
4 25 (4.83%) Client/Server
5 21 (4.05%) Physics
6 18 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.12%) Chemistry
9 10 (1.93%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.93%) User Experience
10 9 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.97%) Fintech
11 5 (0.97%) Life Science
11 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.97%) PMI
12 4 (0.77%) HP Storage
12 4 (0.77%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.77%) Tandem
13 3 (0.58%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 97 (18.73%) Windows
2 58 (11.20%) Linux
3 46 (8.88%) Windows Server
4 39 (7.53%) Unix
5 14 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.93%) Kali Linux
8 8 (1.54%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.97%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.97%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.77%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (16.41%) Scrum
3 76 (14.67%) MVC
3 76 (14.67%) SDLC
4 53 (10.23%) Software Testing
5 50 (9.65%) Automated Testing
5 50 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (9.65%) OO
6 45 (8.69%) CRM
6 45 (8.69%) TDD
6 45 (8.69%) Test Automation
7 42 (8.11%) Open Source
8 38 (7.34%) Performance Testing
8 38 (7.34%) Software Engineering
9 37 (7.14%) BDD
10 34 (6.56%) Kanban
10 34 (6.56%) Test Scripting
11 32 (6.18%) Non-Functional Testing
12 31 (5.98%) Defect Management
12 31 (5.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 353 (68.15%) C#
2 322 (62.16%) SQL
3 174 (33.59%) JavaScript
4 149 (28.76%) VB.NET
5 116 (22.39%) Java
6 104 (20.08%) VB6
7 98 (18.92%) T-SQL
8 76 (14.67%) VBScript
9 61 (11.78%) Perl
10 57 (11.00%) C++
11 44 (8.49%) PL/SQL
12 40 (7.72%) Python
13 39 (7.53%) C
14 34 (6.56%) PowerShell
14 34 (6.56%) VBA
15 27 (5.21%) Ruby
16 21 (4.05%) PHP
17 12 (2.32%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.93%) Objective-C
19 9 (1.74%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 119 (22.97%) Degree
2 52 (10.04%) ISEB
3 50 (9.65%) Security Cleared
4 37 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (6.37%) SC Cleared
6 23 (4.44%) ISTQB
7 15 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.74%) CEH
8 9 (1.74%) CREST Certified
8 9 (1.74%) GPEN
8 9 (1.74%) OSCP
9 8 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.54%) MCP
9 8 (1.54%) MCSE
10 6 (1.16%) MCTS
11 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.77%) PhD
12 4 (0.77%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.11%) QA
2 13 (2.51%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (4.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.16%) XenApp
5 5 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.77%) vSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (3.47%) SCCM
2 11 (2.12%) SCOM
3 10 (1.93%) Nessus
3 10 (1.93%) Nmap
4 9 (1.74%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.74%) WSUS
5 5 (0.97%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.39%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) OpenView
7 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.39%) vMotion
Vendors
1 95 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.85%) Oracle
3 23 (4.44%) VMware
4 15 (2.90%) EMC
5 14 (2.70%) NetApp
6 12 (2.32%) Cisco
6 12 (2.32%) HP
7 10 (1.93%) Sybase
7 10 (1.93%) Telerik
8 9 (1.74%) EPiServer
9 8 (1.54%) Serena
10 7 (1.35%) BMC
10 7 (1.35%) Dell
10 7 (1.35%) IBM
11 6 (1.16%) Citrix
11 6 (1.16%) SAP
11 6 (1.16%) Teradata
11 6 (1.16%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.97%) AppSense
12 5 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 3 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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