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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 152 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 413 472 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.85% 2.23% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 4.56% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 340 418 518
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
10629 10355 11444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.70% 48.82% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8975 9090 10221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 August 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 +34 82 £35,000 - 3
East Sussex +22 82 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Surrey -36 64 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Hampshire -78 46 £36,750 +5.00% 9
Kent -14 44 £45,000 +18.42% 1
West Sussex -2 38 £35,000 -16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -37 30 £35,500 -5.33% 4
Oxfordshire -6 23 £32,500 -10.34% 4
Middlesex -2 4 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 542 (66.83%) .NET
2 426 (52.53%) SQL
3 422 (52.03%) C#
4 392 (48.34%) SQL Server
5 269 (33.17%) VB.NET
6 263 (32.43%) VB6
7 260 (32.06%) ASP.NET
8 232 (28.61%) Microsoft
9 229 (28.24%) JavaScript
10 211 (26.02%) Windows
11 205 (25.28%) HTML
12 179 (22.07%) VBScript
13 175 (21.58%) MS Excel
14 167 (20.59%) Java
15 160 (19.73%) CSS
16 142 (17.51%) Degree
17 135 (16.65%) MVC
18 127 (15.66%) Oracle
19 122 (15.04%) T-SQL
20 121 (14.92%) OO
21 108 (13.32%) XML
22 107 (13.19%) C++
22 107 (13.19%) Finance
23 95 (11.71%) Visual Studio
24 94 (11.59%) Web Services
25 93 (11.47%) Computer Science
26 86 (10.60%) WCF
27 79 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 77 (9.49%) jQuery
29 74 (9.12%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (8.26%) IIS
2 54 (6.66%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.59%) Node.js
4 14 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.23%) Apache
6 10 (1.23%) WordPress
7 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.49%) CMS
11 4 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.49%) JRun
11 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.37%) Kentico
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 175 (21.58%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.18%) MS Office
3 11 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) assyst
2 4 (0.49%) HFM
2 4 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.48%) Office 365
2 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.45%) DNS
2 19 (2.34%) Internet
3 16 (1.97%) Extranet
4 10 (1.23%) Intranet
4 10 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.99%) Firewall
5 8 (0.99%) Wireless
5 8 (0.99%) SAN
6 6 (0.74%) DHCP
7 5 (0.62%) VPN
8 4 (0.49%) LAN
8 4 (0.49%) WAN
9 3 (0.37%) Network Security
9 3 (0.37%) SMS
9 3 (0.37%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.25%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.25%) SSL
10 2 (0.25%) HTTP
11 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (48.34%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (6.04%) MySQL
6 45 (5.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 40 (4.93%) MS Access
8 39 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (4.44%) Relational Database
10 32 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (3.58%) DTS
12 23 (2.84%) NoSQL
13 22 (2.71%) SQLite
13 22 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (1.97%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 14 (1.73%) Oracle Database
17 12 (1.48%) RDBMS
18 9 (1.11%) OLAP
19 7 (0.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 95 (11.71%) Visual Studio
2 43 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (4.56%) Maven
4 33 (4.07%) QuickTest Pro
4 33 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 30 (3.70%) Selenium
6 24 (2.96%) MSI
7 19 (2.34%) Subversion
8 18 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
9 13 (1.60%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (1.23%) NUnit
12 10 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.11%) NetBeans
13 9 (1.11%) JIRA
14 8 (0.99%) Xcode
15 7 (0.86%) MSTest
16 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 107 (13.19%) Finance
2 29 (3.58%) Retail
3 27 (3.33%) Publishing
3 27 (3.33%) Marketing
4 23 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.60%) Legal
7 10 (1.23%) Advertising
7 10 (1.23%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.11%) Electronics
9 8 (0.99%) Banking
10 4 (0.49%) Military
11 3 (0.37%) Automotive
11 3 (0.37%) Law
11 3 (0.37%) Back Office
12 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 475 (58.57%) Developer
2 176 (21.70%) .NET Developer
3 134 (16.52%) Analyst
4 111 (13.69%) Software Developer
5 105 (12.95%) C# Developer
6 69 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 60 (7.40%) Web Developer
8 45 (5.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (5.18%) VB Developer
10 41 (5.06%) Applications Developer
11 39 (4.81%) VB6 Developer
12 35 (4.32%) Software Engineer
13 29 (3.58%) Junior
13 29 (3.58%) Test Analyst
13 29 (3.58%) DBA
13 29 (3.58%) Integration Engineer
14 28 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
14 28 (3.45%) Graduate
15 27 (3.33%) Programmer
15 27 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (66.83%) .NET
2 260 (32.06%) ASP.NET
3 205 (25.28%) HTML
4 160 (19.73%) CSS
5 108 (13.32%) XML
6 94 (11.59%) Web Services
7 86 (10.60%) WCF
8 77 (9.49%) jQuery
9 74 (9.12%) .NET Framework
10 52 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (5.55%) Spring
12 44 (5.43%) WPF
13 42 (5.18%) LINQ
13 42 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 33 (4.07%) JSON
15 31 (3.82%) Hibernate
16 30 (3.70%) XSLT
16 30 (3.70%) HTML5
16 30 (3.70%) REST
17 28 (3.45%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.47%) Computer Science
2 29 (3.58%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.21%) Mathematics
4 24 (2.96%) N-Tier
5 19 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.97%) Replication
7 11 (1.36%) Kindle
7 11 (1.36%) Open Source
7 11 (1.36%) Clustering
8 9 (1.11%) Social Media
8 9 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.99%) Data Extraction
10 7 (0.86%) FMCG
10 7 (0.86%) BBC
11 6 (0.74%) SCADA
12 5 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.62%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.49%) Statistics
13 4 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 211 (26.02%) Windows
2 70 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (6.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 43 (5.30%) Linux
6 32 (3.95%) UNIX
7 28 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 18 (2.22%) Android
10 13 (1.60%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.36%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.99%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.37%) Solaris
15 2 (0.25%) Debian
15 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.25%) AIX
15 2 (0.25%) HPUX
15 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (16.65%) MVC
2 121 (14.92%) OO
3 59 (7.27%) Software Engineering
4 52 (6.41%) TDD
5 48 (5.92%) BDD
6 47 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 46 (5.67%) Web Development
8 43 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (5.18%) OOD
10 35 (4.32%) Scrum
11 34 (4.19%) Business Analysis
12 33 (4.07%) Time Management
13 32 (3.95%) Unit Testing
14 31 (3.82%) Project Management
15 29 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (3.33%) Web Application Development
16 27 (3.33%) Workflow
16 27 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
17 26 (3.21%) OOP
18 24 (2.96%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 426 (52.53%) SQL
2 422 (52.03%) C#
3 269 (33.17%) VB.NET
4 263 (32.43%) VB6
5 229 (28.24%) JavaScript
6 179 (22.07%) VBScript
7 167 (20.59%) Java
8 122 (15.04%) T-SQL
9 107 (13.19%) C++
10 65 (8.01%) PowerShell
11 53 (6.54%) C
12 49 (6.04%) VBA
13 45 (5.55%) PHP
14 25 (3.08%) Ruby
15 24 (2.96%) Lua
16 21 (2.59%) Python
17 19 (2.34%) PL/SQL
18 17 (2.10%) Shell Script
19 9 (1.11%) Perl
19 9 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 142 (17.51%) Degree
2 64 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.58%) DV Cleared
5 26 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.84%) ISEB
7 20 (2.47%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.23%) MCP
10 7 (0.86%) MCSE
11 6 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.49%) MCSA
13 2 (0.25%) MCDST
13 2 (0.25%) MCTS
13 2 (0.25%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.25%) CISSP
13 2 (0.25%) MCAD
13 2 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.55%) ISO 9001
2 43 (5.30%) QA
3 14 (1.73%) SLA
4 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 70 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 45 (5.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.11%) XenApp
5 8 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.74%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.37%) vSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.25%) UAG
9 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 38 (4.69%) SCCM
2 31 (3.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.49%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.49%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.49%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.25%) WSUS
5 2 (0.25%) SCOM
5 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.12%) nmon
6 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.12%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.12%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 232 (28.61%) Microsoft
2 127 (15.66%) Oracle
3 49 (6.04%) VMware
4 45 (5.55%) Citrix
5 20 (2.47%) Business Objects
6 13 (1.60%) HP
7 12 (1.48%) SAP
7 12 (1.48%) Cognos
8 11 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.36%) Google
9 10 (1.23%) IBM
9 10 (1.23%) Symantec
9 10 (1.23%) Remedy
10 8 (0.99%) Fujitsu
10 8 (0.99%) AppSense
10 8 (0.99%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.86%) Facebook
11 7 (0.86%) Apple
11 7 (0.86%) Sony
11 7 (0.86%) Yahoo!
Brighton, East Sussex
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ripley, Surrey
3di Information Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Otterbourne, Hampshire
Arqiva
Posted: 15 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago