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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 153 163 128
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 378 332 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 1.58% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 3.19% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 326 281 437
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
10031 10398 11098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.56% 49.49% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8702 8776 9884
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +46 94 £37,500 +22.95% 15
Hampshire +4 67 £37,500 - 8
Berkshire -16 54 £35,000 -17.64% 7
East Sussex +7 52 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Kent +33 42 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Sussex -18 24 £34,000 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire -15 21 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Oxfordshire -8 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Middlesex - 4 £34,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 513 (71.75%) .NET
2 448 (62.66%) C#
3 385 (53.85%) SQL
4 332 (46.43%) SQL Server
5 296 (41.40%) ASP.NET
6 278 (38.88%) JavaScript
7 257 (35.94%) VB.NET
8 248 (34.69%) HTML
9 217 (30.35%) Windows
10 214 (29.93%) VB6
11 210 (29.37%) Microsoft
12 171 (23.92%) MVC
13 161 (22.52%) CSS
14 146 (20.42%) Java
15 144 (20.14%) Degree
16 128 (17.90%) Oracle
17 123 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
18 121 (16.92%) VBScript
19 120 (16.78%) Finance
20 118 (16.50%) .NET Framework
21 117 (16.36%) MS Excel
22 110 (15.38%) XML
23 100 (13.99%) WCF
24 99 (13.85%) Computer Science
25 97 (13.57%) T-SQL
26 94 (13.15%) C++
27 78 (10.91%) OO
28 76 (10.63%) TDD
29 74 (10.35%) Web Services
30 69 (9.65%) Active Directory

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 68 (9.51%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.94%) IIS
3 17 (2.38%) WordPress
4 10 (1.40%) Node.js
5 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.98%) MediaWiki
6 7 (0.98%) ArcGIS
6 7 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.84%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (0.70%) JBoss
8 5 (0.70%) SAS
9 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.56%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.28%) CMS
10 2 (0.28%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 117 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.03%) MS Office
3 15 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.28%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.36%) Office 365
2 7 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.14%) Trello
4 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.15%) Internet
2 18 (2.52%) DNS
3 11 (1.54%) Wireless
4 9 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.12%) Firewall
6 4 (0.56%) Intranet
6 4 (0.56%) SAN
6 4 (0.56%) WAN
6 4 (0.56%) DHCP
6 4 (0.56%) GPRS
6 4 (0.56%) LAN
7 3 (0.42%) VPN
7 3 (0.42%) HTTP
7 3 (0.42%) IPsec
8 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco ICM
8 2 (0.28%) Frame Relay
8 2 (0.28%) DMZ
8 2 (0.28%) SSL
9 1 (0.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 59 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (7.69%) MySQL
4 41 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (5.45%) MS Access
7 34 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (3.92%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 20 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 16 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (1.82%) Data Mining
12 13 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.40%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.98%) DTS
17 5 (0.70%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 58 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 46 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (5.59%) NUnit
4 36 (5.03%) Rhino Mocks
5 34 (4.76%) Moq
6 32 (4.48%) MSTest
7 28 (3.92%) Maven
8 25 (3.50%) Selenium
9 19 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (1.68%) Git (software)
11 12 (1.68%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (1.26%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.12%) ProC
15 7 (0.98%) MSI
15 7 (0.98%) TestComplete
15 7 (0.98%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (0.84%) TestLink
General
1 120 (16.78%) Finance
2 31 (4.34%) Marketing
3 26 (3.64%) Retail
4 17 (2.38%) Publishing
5 13 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.40%) Advertising
6 10 (1.40%) Games
7 8 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.12%) Electronics
8 7 (0.98%) Back Office
8 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.84%) Automotive
10 5 (0.70%) Legal
10 5 (0.70%) Local Government
11 4 (0.56%) Military
11 4 (0.56%) Banking
12 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 444 (62.10%) Developer
2 209 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 135 (18.88%) Analyst
4 82 (11.47%) Software Developer
5 72 (10.07%) Web Developer
6 70 (9.79%) C# Developer
7 63 (8.81%) Programmer
8 41 (5.73%) Graduate
9 40 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 37 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 34 (4.76%) Junior
12 33 (4.62%) DBA
12 33 (4.62%) VB Developer
12 33 (4.62%) Java Developer
13 31 (4.34%) Analyst Programmer
13 31 (4.34%) Junior Developer
14 28 (3.92%) Graduate Developer
14 28 (3.92%) Support Engineer
15 27 (3.78%) Applications Developer
16 26 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (71.75%) .NET
2 296 (41.40%) ASP.NET
3 248 (34.69%) HTML
4 161 (22.52%) CSS
5 118 (16.50%) .NET Framework
6 110 (15.38%) XML
7 100 (13.99%) WCF
8 74 (10.35%) Web Services
9 62 (8.67%) jQuery
10 59 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (5.87%) WPF
12 41 (5.73%) Spring
13 39 (5.45%) WinForms
14 38 (5.31%) Classic ASP
15 37 (5.17%) JSON
16 36 (5.03%) Castle Windsor
17 35 (4.90%) Hibernate
18 34 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 32 (4.48%) Unity DI Container
20 31 (4.34%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 65 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.34%) Inversion of Control
4 19 (2.66%) Replication
5 15 (2.10%) Mathematics
6 14 (1.96%) Derivative
6 14 (1.96%) Clustering
6 14 (1.96%) Equities
6 14 (1.96%) Open Source
7 13 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.54%) Data Conversion
10 10 (1.40%) GIS
11 9 (1.26%) Tandem
12 8 (1.12%) LIMS
12 8 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.12%) Economics
12 8 (1.12%) PKI
13 7 (0.98%) NHS
13 7 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 217 (30.35%) Windows
2 55 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 54 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (5.03%) Linux
6 26 (3.64%) UNIX
7 20 (2.80%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.98%) Solaris
10 5 (0.70%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.56%) Android
11 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.28%) AIX
13 2 (0.28%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (23.92%) MVC
2 123 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (10.91%) OO
4 76 (10.63%) TDD
5 63 (8.81%) Scrum
6 56 (7.83%) Web Development
7 51 (7.13%) Software Engineering
7 51 (7.13%) Web Application Development
8 39 (5.45%) Project Management
9 37 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (5.03%) Kanban
10 36 (5.03%) OOD
10 36 (5.03%) Software Testing
11 35 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (4.76%) BDD
13 33 (4.62%) MVVM
13 33 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (4.34%) Dependency Injection
15 27 (3.78%) Mentoring
16 24 (3.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 448 (62.66%) C#
2 385 (53.85%) SQL
3 278 (38.88%) JavaScript
4 257 (35.94%) VB.NET
5 214 (29.93%) VB6
6 146 (20.42%) Java
7 121 (16.92%) VBScript
8 97 (13.57%) T-SQL
9 94 (13.15%) C++
10 53 (7.41%) PHP
11 52 (7.27%) PL/SQL
11 52 (7.27%) C
12 43 (6.01%) PowerShell
13 36 (5.03%) Python
14 23 (3.22%) VBA
15 12 (1.68%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.54%) Ruby
16 11 (1.54%) Perl
17 5 (0.70%) VC++
18 4 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 144 (20.14%) Degree
2 50 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.73%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.52%) VCP4
4 18 (2.52%) ISEB
5 17 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.54%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.70%) MCSA
9 4 (0.56%) MCP
9 4 (0.56%) CCNA
9 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.56%) MCITP
10 3 (0.42%) MCAD
10 3 (0.42%) MCSE
10 3 (0.42%) PhD
11 2 (0.28%) CCSP
11 2 (0.28%) CISSP
11 2 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.78%) ISO 9001
2 20 (2.80%) QA
3 11 (1.54%) SLA
4 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.98%) XenApp
6 6 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.42%) vSphere
8 2 (0.28%) vCloud
9 1 (0.14%) NFS
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (3.92%) SCCM
2 27 (3.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.84%) WSUS
6 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.42%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.28%) WMI
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 210 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 128 (17.90%) Oracle
3 53 (7.41%) VMware
4 24 (3.36%) Citrix
5 14 (1.96%) Cisco
5 14 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.82%) IBM
7 10 (1.40%) Dell
7 10 (1.40%) Symantec
8 9 (1.26%) 3Com
9 8 (1.12%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.98%) ESRI
10 7 (0.98%) Remedy
10 7 (0.98%) HP
11 6 (0.84%) TOWER Software
11 6 (0.84%) Lotus
11 6 (0.84%) Lumension
12 5 (0.70%) Adobe
13 4 (0.56%) Cognos
13 4 (0.56%) Red Hat
Leatherhead, Surrey
Hyphen
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000, Pension, Gym Membership, Healthcare.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39355.00 - £48615.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 27 days hol, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + extensive package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45K + benefits + flexible workin
Posted: 4 days ago