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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 198 224 148
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -76
Permanent jobs citing VB 269 272 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.30% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 2.70% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 246 245 387
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,975
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
9969 10076 11056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 54.12% 48.30% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8930 8649 9537
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 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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
East Sussex +51 60 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Berkshire +16 60 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Surrey -2 50 £50,000 +66.66% 5
Hampshire -14 32 £37,500 -4.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 21 £45,000 +11.80% 6
West Sussex -4 16 £27,500 -29.48% 1
Kent +24 15 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Oxfordshire -31 15 £41,250 +3.12% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 402 (75.71%) .NET
2 367 (69.11%) C#
3 349 (65.73%) SQL
4 250 (47.08%) SQL Server
5 214 (40.30%) ASP.NET
6 195 (36.72%) JavaScript
7 188 (35.40%) VB.NET
8 162 (30.51%) HTML
9 146 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
9 146 (27.50%) Degree
10 131 (24.67%) Windows
11 124 (23.35%) VB6
12 111 (20.90%) Computer Science
13 110 (20.72%) Java
14 101 (19.02%) Visual Studio
14 101 (19.02%) Finance
15 100 (18.83%) Microsoft
16 98 (18.46%) T-SQL
17 93 (17.51%) XML
18 89 (16.76%) SDLC
19 87 (16.38%) MS Excel
20 86 (16.20%) CSS
21 85 (16.01%) VBScript
22 79 (14.88%) PL/SQL
23 77 (14.50%) Oracle
24 70 (13.18%) Linux
25 69 (12.99%) .NET Framework
26 67 (12.62%) Scrum
27 66 (12.43%) Ajax
28 65 (12.24%) MVC

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 52 (9.79%) IIS
2 26 (4.90%) CMS
3 24 (4.52%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.01%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.07%) SAS
6 11 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.51%) Captiva
7 8 (1.51%) Documentum
8 6 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.75%) WordPress
10 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.56%) Moodle
10 3 (0.56%) Totara
11 2 (0.38%) JBoss
11 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 87 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.26%) MS Office
3 10 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.51%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.38%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.38%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.88%) SaaS
2 9 (1.69%) Office 365
3 8 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) Trello
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.40%) Internet
2 30 (5.65%) Firewall
3 27 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 25 (4.71%) DNS
5 8 (1.51%) SAN
6 6 (1.13%) Wireless
7 4 (0.75%) DHCP
7 4 (0.75%) SNMP
8 3 (0.56%) SSL
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.38%) HTTP
9 2 (0.38%) LAN
9 2 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.19%) IPv6
10 1 (0.19%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.19%) PABX
10 1 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.19%) VLAN
10 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (47.08%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (7.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 32 (6.03%) Relational Database
5 27 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (4.14%) SQLite
7 21 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.58%) DTS
9 19 (3.58%) NoSQL
10 17 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (2.45%) QlikView
12 10 (1.88%) MS Access
13 9 (1.69%) MySQL
14 7 (1.32%) Big Data
14 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.13%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 101 (19.02%) Visual Studio
2 54 (10.17%) Selenium
3 42 (7.91%) TestNG
4 37 (6.97%) NUnit
5 35 (6.59%) Git (software)
6 31 (5.84%) LoadRunner
7 29 (5.46%) JMeter
8 27 (5.08%) Gatling
9 22 (4.14%) JUnit
10 21 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (3.77%) Subversion
11 20 (3.77%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.07%) JIRA
12 11 (2.07%) Moq
13 10 (1.88%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (1.51%) Serena SBM
16 6 (1.13%) Burp Suite
16 6 (1.13%) Metasploit
16 6 (1.13%) MSTest
General
1 101 (19.02%) Finance
2 22 (4.14%) Banking
3 18 (3.39%) Military
4 16 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.82%) Back Office
6 13 (2.45%) Legal
6 13 (2.45%) Marketing
7 12 (2.26%) Retail
8 5 (0.94%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.75%) Electronics
10 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 321 (60.45%) Developer
2 180 (33.90%) .NET Developer
3 140 (26.37%) C# Developer
4 84 (15.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 83 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 65 (12.24%) Analyst
7 63 (11.86%) Graduate
8 61 (11.49%) SQL Developer
9 58 (10.92%) Graduate Developer
9 58 (10.92%) Junior
10 50 (9.42%) Junior Developer
11 48 (9.04%) .NET Software Developer
11 48 (9.04%) Tester
12 46 (8.66%) Applications Developer
13 43 (8.10%) Automation Tester
14 42 (7.91%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 40 (7.53%) C# Software Developer
16 39 (7.34%) VB Developer
17 38 (7.16%) Junior .NET Developer
18 36 (6.78%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (75.71%) .NET
2 214 (40.30%) ASP.NET
3 162 (30.51%) HTML
4 93 (17.51%) XML
5 86 (16.20%) CSS
6 69 (12.99%) .NET Framework
7 66 (12.43%) Ajax
8 61 (11.49%) WPF
9 60 (11.30%) jQuery
10 55 (10.36%) WCF
11 49 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 45 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (6.78%) HTML5
14 35 (6.59%) Classic ASP
15 33 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (6.21%) Web Services
16 31 (5.84%) Entity Framework
17 29 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 27 (5.08%) AngularJS
19 25 (4.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 111 (20.90%) Computer Science
2 46 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.21%) Mathematics
4 25 (4.71%) Physics
5 16 (3.01%) Chemistry
6 15 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (2.07%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.51%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.94%) Fintech
11 5 (0.94%) Life Science
12 4 (0.75%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.56%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.56%) Learning Management System
13 3 (0.56%) LIMS
13 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 131 (24.67%) Windows
2 70 (13.18%) Linux
3 59 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 57 (10.73%) Unix
5 19 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.51%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.13%) Android
10 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.13%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.94%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.94%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.38%) AIX
13 2 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.19%) HPUX
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (16.76%) SDLC
3 67 (12.62%) Scrum
4 65 (12.24%) MVC
5 58 (10.92%) OO
6 46 (8.66%) Automated Testing
7 45 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 44 (8.29%) Web Development
9 43 (8.10%) Software Testing
10 42 (7.91%) CRM
11 41 (7.72%) TDD
12 40 (7.53%) Integration Testing
13 34 (6.40%) BDD
14 33 (6.21%) Validation
15 32 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (5.65%) Kanban
16 30 (5.65%) Open Source
16 30 (5.65%) Test Automation
17 29 (5.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 367 (69.11%) C#
2 349 (65.73%) SQL
3 195 (36.72%) JavaScript
4 188 (35.40%) VB.NET
5 124 (23.35%) VB6
6 110 (20.72%) Java
7 98 (18.46%) T-SQL
8 85 (16.01%) VBScript
9 79 (14.88%) PL/SQL
10 59 (11.11%) C++
11 50 (9.42%) Perl
12 36 (6.78%) Python
13 33 (6.21%) C
13 33 (6.21%) PowerShell
14 29 (5.46%) Shell Script
15 26 (4.90%) VBA
16 25 (4.71%) PHP
16 25 (4.71%) Ruby
17 10 (1.88%) Bash Shell
18 9 (1.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 146 (27.50%) Degree
2 55 (10.36%) Security Cleared
3 45 (8.47%) ISEB
4 34 (6.40%) SC Cleared
5 26 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (4.14%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.32%) MCSE
10 6 (1.13%) MCP
11 5 (0.94%) CEH
11 5 (0.94%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.94%) GPEN
11 5 (0.94%) MCTS
11 5 (0.94%) OSCP
12 3 (0.56%) MCITP
12 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.38%) PhD
13 2 (0.38%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.59%) QA
2 22 (4.14%) ISO 9001
3 15 (2.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.13%) XenApp
5 5 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (3.39%) SCCM
2 12 (2.26%) SCOM
3 9 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.69%) WSUS
4 6 (1.13%) Nessus
4 6 (1.13%) Nmap
5 5 (0.94%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 100 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.50%) Oracle
3 21 (3.95%) VMware
4 14 (2.64%) NetApp
5 13 (2.45%) EMC
5 13 (2.45%) Telerik
6 11 (2.07%) HP
7 10 (1.88%) Cisco
8 8 (1.51%) Serena
9 7 (1.32%) Dell
9 7 (1.32%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.13%) Citrix
10 6 (1.13%) IBM
10 6 (1.13%) SAP
10 6 (1.13%) Sybase
11 5 (0.94%) AppSense
11 5 (0.94%) BMC
11 5 (0.94%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.75%) Teradata
13 3 (0.56%) TOWER Software
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + pkg
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Olney
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Board Works
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 25 days ago
Surrey
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Epsom
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 24 days ago