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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 242 208 186
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 174 310 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 1.43% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 2.74% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 154 278 297
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
8151 11302 10169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.22% 52.07% 46.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7168 9915 8648
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +15 66 £48,000 +58.67% 10
Berkshire +44 31 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Sussex +20 23 £22,500 -40.00% 5
Hampshire -15 20 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 13 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Kent -20 10 £45,000 +24.13%
East Sussex +14 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Oxfordshire +12 6 £35,000 +27.27%
Middlesex - 1 £57,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 300 (67.42%) C#
2 293 (65.84%) .NET
3 269 (60.45%) SQL
4 184 (41.35%) SQL Server
5 130 (29.21%) ASP.NET
5 130 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
6 128 (28.76%) JavaScript
7 125 (28.09%) HTML
8 118 (26.52%) Finance
9 97 (21.80%) Java
10 95 (21.35%) VB.NET
11 92 (20.67%) T-SQL
12 85 (19.10%) XML
13 83 (18.65%) Degree
14 79 (17.75%) Windows
15 78 (17.53%) MVC
16 76 (17.08%) Microsoft
17 71 (15.96%) CSS
18 69 (15.51%) SDLC
19 65 (14.61%) VB6
20 64 (14.38%) Computer Science
21 62 (13.93%) .NET Framework
21 62 (13.93%) Linux
22 60 (13.48%) Scrum
23 59 (13.26%) Web Services
24 58 (13.03%) C++
25 56 (12.58%) VBScript
25 56 (12.58%) Visual Studio
26 55 (12.36%) Ajax
27 52 (11.69%) MS Excel

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 36 (8.09%) IIS
2 20 (4.49%) CMS
3 14 (3.15%) SAS
4 9 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.90%) JBoss
6 4 (0.90%) Moodle
6 4 (0.90%) Totara
6 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.70%) Office 365
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.64%) Firewall
2 24 (5.39%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.04%) Internet
4 17 (3.82%) DNS
5 15 (3.37%) Extranet
6 13 (2.92%) Wireless
7 10 (2.25%) SNMP
8 5 (1.12%) Intranet
9 4 (0.90%) 3G
9 4 (0.90%) 4G
9 4 (0.90%) LAN
9 4 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.90%) SSL
9 4 (0.90%) WAN
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.45%) DHCP
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.22%) LDAP
12 1 (0.22%) Network Security
12 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (41.35%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (4.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (3.37%) MySQL
5 11 (2.47%) Big Data
5 11 (2.47%) DTS
5 11 (2.47%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.25%) QlikView
7 9 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.80%) MS Access
8 8 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (12.58%) Visual Studio
2 42 (9.44%) Selenium
3 32 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (6.74%) TestNG
5 25 (5.62%) LoadRunner
6 18 (4.04%) Gatling
6 18 (4.04%) JMeter
6 18 (4.04%) JUnit
6 18 (4.04%) NUnit
7 17 (3.82%) Git (software)
8 14 (3.15%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.92%) Subversion
10 10 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (2.02%) Burp Suite
11 9 (2.02%) Metasploit
11 9 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.80%) HP UFT
12 8 (1.80%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.80%) TestComplete
General
1 118 (26.52%) Finance
2 14 (3.15%) Back Office
3 10 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.02%) Electronics
5 8 (1.80%) Marketing
6 7 (1.57%) Banking
6 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.57%) Retail
7 4 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 244 (54.83%) Developer
2 148 (33.26%) .NET Developer
3 104 (23.37%) C# Developer
4 77 (17.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (13.71%) Software Developer
6 52 (11.69%) VB Developer
7 50 (11.24%) Analyst
7 50 (11.24%) SQL Developer
8 34 (7.64%) Senior Developer
9 33 (7.42%) Junior
10 32 (7.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 32 (7.19%) Junior Developer
11 30 (6.74%) Web Developer
12 29 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
13 28 (6.29%) Tester
14 27 (6.07%) Senior .NET Developer
15 25 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (5.39%) Graduate
16 24 (5.39%) Junior .NET Developer
16 24 (5.39%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (65.84%) .NET
2 130 (29.21%) ASP.NET
3 125 (28.09%) HTML
4 85 (19.10%) XML
5 71 (15.96%) CSS
6 62 (13.93%) .NET Framework
7 59 (13.26%) Web Services
8 55 (12.36%) Ajax
9 50 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 50 (11.24%) jQuery
10 43 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (8.54%) HTML5
11 38 (8.54%) WCF
12 36 (8.09%) RESTful
12 36 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (7.19%) AngularJS
14 28 (6.29%) Entity Framework
15 25 (5.62%) CSS3
16 24 (5.39%) JSON
16 24 (5.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.38%) Computer Science
2 44 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.17%) Client/Server
4 20 (4.49%) Mathematics
5 19 (4.27%) User Experience
6 15 (3.37%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.47%) Physics
9 10 (2.25%) PKI
9 10 (2.25%) PMI
10 9 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.35%) Statistics
12 5 (1.12%) Fintech
13 4 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.90%) e-Health
13 4 (0.90%) HP Storage
13 4 (0.90%) Psychology
13 4 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 79 (17.75%) Windows
2 62 (13.93%) Linux
3 44 (9.89%) Unix
4 36 (8.09%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.02%) Kali Linux
5 9 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.80%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.35%) Solaris
9 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.45%) Android
12 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (17.53%) MVC
3 69 (15.51%) SDLC
4 60 (13.48%) Scrum
5 44 (9.89%) Software Testing
6 39 (8.76%) OO
7 38 (8.54%) Software Engineering
8 37 (8.31%) Waterfall
9 35 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (7.87%) Test Automation
10 30 (6.74%) Automated Testing
10 30 (6.74%) Open Source
10 30 (6.74%) TDD
11 28 (6.29%) BDD
12 27 (6.07%) Unit Testing
13 25 (5.62%) Performance Testing
13 25 (5.62%) Test Scripting
13 25 (5.62%) Time Management
14 24 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 300 (67.42%) C#
2 269 (60.45%) SQL
3 128 (28.76%) JavaScript
4 97 (21.80%) Java
5 95 (21.35%) VB.NET
6 92 (20.67%) T-SQL
7 65 (14.61%) VB6
8 58 (13.03%) C++
9 56 (12.58%) VBScript
10 42 (9.44%) PowerShell
11 41 (9.21%) Perl
12 34 (7.64%) Python
13 31 (6.97%) VBA
14 26 (5.84%) PHP
15 21 (4.72%) C
16 20 (4.49%) Ruby
17 16 (3.60%) PL/SQL
18 9 (2.02%) Objective-C
19 8 (1.80%) R
20 6 (1.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 83 (18.65%) Degree
2 39 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.74%) ISEB
4 27 (6.07%) SC Cleared
5 25 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (2.92%) ISTQB
8 10 (2.25%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.02%) CEH
9 9 (2.02%) CREST Certified
9 9 (2.02%) GPEN
9 9 (2.02%) MCSE
9 9 (2.02%) OSCP
10 7 (1.57%) MCP
10 7 (1.57%) MCTS
11 5 (1.12%) PhD
12 4 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.90%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.07%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (3.60%) vSphere
2 15 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.45%) Firmware
5 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.45%) XenApp
5 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (2.25%) SCOM
1 10 (2.25%) vMotion
2 9 (2.02%) Nessus
2 9 (2.02%) Nmap
3 8 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.57%) Nagios
5 6 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (1.35%) OpenView
5 6 (1.35%) SCCM
5 6 (1.35%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.22%) Proventia
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.99%) Oracle
3 23 (5.17%) VMware
4 19 (4.27%) Cisco
4 19 (4.27%) HP
5 10 (2.25%) EPiServer
6 9 (2.02%) Sybase
7 8 (1.80%) IBM
8 7 (1.57%) Citrix
8 7 (1.57%) EMC
8 7 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.57%) Teradata
9 6 (1.35%) BMC
9 6 (1.35%) Compuware
9 6 (1.35%) NetApp
10 5 (1.12%) Sun
11 4 (0.90%) CA
11 4 (0.90%) Mapinfo
11 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.90%) SAP
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Salary: £50K + Benefits + 10% Bonus
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