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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 200 152 112
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB 298 427 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.87% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 3.83% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 267 377 492
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
10197 11150 11135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.54% 48.81% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8719 9697 9834
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +35 89 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Berkshire -18 57 £36,500 -6.41% 8
Hampshire +19 53 £40,000 +15.94% 7
Oxfordshire +19 30 £41,250 +26.92% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 28 £40,250 +8.05% 1
East Sussex -41 15 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Kent -33 14 £42,500 -5.55% 3
West Sussex -26 10 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Middlesex +7 1 - - 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 496 (69.08%) .NET
2 451 (62.81%) C#
3 362 (50.42%) SQL
4 361 (50.28%) SQL Server
5 287 (39.97%) VB.NET
6 272 (37.88%) ASP.NET
7 258 (35.93%) JavaScript
8 231 (32.17%) HTML
9 221 (30.78%) Windows
10 203 (28.27%) VB6
11 176 (24.51%) Microsoft
12 165 (22.98%) Degree
13 160 (22.28%) CSS
14 151 (21.03%) Finance
15 148 (20.61%) Java
16 140 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
17 121 (16.85%) XML
18 112 (15.60%) MVC
19 110 (15.32%) C++
20 101 (14.07%) VBScript
21 96 (13.37%) MS Excel
22 89 (12.40%) Oracle
23 85 (11.84%) jQuery
24 84 (11.70%) Visual Studio
25 82 (11.42%) .NET Framework
26 81 (11.28%) WCF
26 81 (11.28%) TDD
27 78 (10.86%) Web Services
28 76 (10.58%) Scrum
28 76 (10.58%) Software Engineering

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 34 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.09%) IIS
3 10 (1.39%) SAS
3 10 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (1.39%) Node.js
4 7 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
5 6 (0.84%) Apache
6 4 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.56%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.56%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.56%) CMS
6 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.42%) Documentum
7 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 96 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.01%) MS Office
3 10 (1.39%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.97%) PowerPivot
4 7 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.14%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.81%) Google App Engine
1 13 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.43%) Internet
2 33 (4.60%) DNS
3 15 (2.09%) Wireless
4 14 (1.95%) DHCP
5 13 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.81%) Firewall
6 10 (1.39%) HTTP
7 8 (1.11%) VPN
7 8 (1.11%) VoIP
8 7 (0.97%) IPsec
9 6 (0.84%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.56%) SSL
10 4 (0.56%) DMZ
10 4 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.56%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.42%) Network Security
12 2 (0.28%) Intranet
12 2 (0.28%) SAN
12 2 (0.28%) GPRS
12 2 (0.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (50.28%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (6.69%) Relational Database
5 47 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (5.15%) MySQL
7 33 (4.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 33 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (3.34%) SQLite
9 19 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (2.65%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.37%) MS Access
11 12 (1.67%) Data Mining
12 11 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.25%) DTS
15 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.11%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 84 (11.70%) Visual Studio
2 48 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (4.46%) Selenium
4 29 (4.04%) Moq
5 26 (3.62%) HP UFT
6 21 (2.92%) NUnit
7 20 (2.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 16 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (1.95%) MSTest
10 12 (1.67%) ReSharper
11 9 (1.25%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.25%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.11%) Hudson
12 8 (1.11%) JIRA
12 8 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.97%) MSI
13 7 (0.97%) AdminStudio
13 7 (0.97%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.97%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 151 (21.03%) Finance
2 32 (4.46%) Retail
3 20 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.65%) Marketing
5 17 (2.37%) Back Office
6 12 (1.67%) Publishing
7 11 (1.53%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.84%) Legal
9 5 (0.70%) Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Local Government
11 3 (0.42%) Military
11 3 (0.42%) Advertising
11 3 (0.42%) Automotive
11 3 (0.42%) Electronics
11 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 461 (64.21%) Developer
2 155 (21.59%) .NET Developer
3 120 (16.71%) Software Developer
4 118 (16.43%) Analyst
5 100 (13.93%) C# Developer
6 70 (9.75%) Senior Developer
7 56 (7.80%) Web Developer
8 49 (6.82%) Programmer
9 46 (6.41%) Junior
10 45 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 43 (5.99%) Junior Developer
12 42 (5.85%) Support Analyst
13 40 (5.57%) Applications Support
14 35 (4.87%) Applications Support Analyst
15 32 (4.46%) VB.NET Developer
16 27 (3.76%) Technical Support
16 27 (3.76%) Applications Developer
16 27 (3.76%) Graduate
17 26 (3.62%) Software Engineer
17 26 (3.62%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (69.08%) .NET
2 272 (37.88%) ASP.NET
3 231 (32.17%) HTML
4 160 (22.28%) CSS
5 121 (16.85%) XML
6 85 (11.84%) jQuery
7 82 (11.42%) .NET Framework
8 81 (11.28%) WCF
9 78 (10.86%) Web Services
10 58 (8.08%) WPF
11 56 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (6.82%) XSLT
13 43 (5.99%) WinForms
13 43 (5.99%) LINQ
14 41 (5.71%) Ajax
15 38 (5.29%) Entity Framework
16 36 (5.01%) JSON
17 26 (3.62%) Unity DI Container
18 23 (3.20%) HTML5
19 22 (3.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 70 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.99%) Mathematics
4 26 (3.62%) Physics
5 24 (3.34%) Derivative
5 24 (3.34%) Equities
6 23 (3.20%) Chemistry
7 21 (2.92%) Clustering
8 18 (2.51%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
10 13 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.67%) LIMS
12 11 (1.53%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.53%) Social Media
12 11 (1.53%) Replication
13 10 (1.39%) Statistics
13 10 (1.39%) GIS
13 10 (1.39%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 221 (30.78%) Windows
2 61 (8.50%) Windows 7
3 47 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (5.15%) Windows XP
6 31 (4.32%) Linux
7 29 (4.04%) UNIX
8 24 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (2.51%) Windows 2000
10 15 (2.09%) Android
11 14 (1.95%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (15.60%) MVC
3 81 (11.28%) TDD
4 76 (10.58%) Software Engineering
4 76 (10.58%) Scrum
5 75 (10.45%) OO
6 65 (9.05%) Software Testing
7 46 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (5.85%) SDLC
9 30 (4.18%) Web Application Development
9 30 (4.18%) OOP
10 28 (3.90%) BDD
11 27 (3.76%) Unit Testing
12 26 (3.62%) System Testing
13 23 (3.20%) CRM
13 23 (3.20%) Test Automation
13 23 (3.20%) MVVM
14 22 (3.06%) OOD
14 22 (3.06%) Test Scripting
15 21 (2.92%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 451 (62.81%) C#
2 362 (50.42%) SQL
3 287 (39.97%) VB.NET
4 258 (35.93%) JavaScript
5 203 (28.27%) VB6
6 148 (20.61%) Java
7 110 (15.32%) C++
8 101 (14.07%) VBScript
9 65 (9.05%) T-SQL
10 47 (6.55%) PowerShell
11 44 (6.13%) PL/SQL
12 43 (5.99%) C
13 30 (4.18%) PHP
14 29 (4.04%) Ruby
15 27 (3.76%) VBA
16 24 (3.34%) Lua
17 21 (2.92%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.67%) Perl
19 8 (1.11%) Delphi
19 8 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 165 (22.98%) Degree
2 39 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.09%) ISEB
5 13 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.84%) MCSE
9 5 (0.70%) HND
10 4 (0.56%) MCP
10 4 (0.56%) CISSP
10 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.56%) CCSP
10 4 (0.56%) CCNA
10 4 (0.56%) CISA
10 4 (0.56%) CEH
11 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.42%) MCAD
11 3 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.01%) QA
2 24 (3.34%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.70%) SLA
3 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.42%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.95%) XenApp
4 14 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (1.95%) VMware ESX
5 11 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.14%) Firmware
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (3.34%) SCCM
2 17 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.56%) WMI
5 4 (0.56%) WSUS
6 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.42%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.14%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 176 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 89 (12.40%) Oracle
3 43 (5.99%) VMware
4 25 (3.48%) Citrix
5 19 (2.65%) HP
6 17 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.09%) Google
8 12 (1.67%) Symantec
9 7 (0.97%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.84%) ESRI
10 6 (0.84%) Perforce
11 5 (0.70%) Capita
11 5 (0.70%) EMC
11 5 (0.70%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.70%) IBM
12 4 (0.56%) Lumension
13 3 (0.42%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.42%) Cisco
14 2 (0.28%) Remedy
14 2 (0.28%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £37k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 27,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARM Information Technology
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NHS England
Salary: From £39,632 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c35-50k+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Pulborough, West Sussex
Zodo
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £32,927 to £43,486 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago