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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 172 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 337 451 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 2.13% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 4.36% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 276 392 528
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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
10126 10350 11488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.42% 48.88% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8458 9122 10222
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
East Sussex +23 74 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Berkshire +14 71 £30,500 -28.23% 5
Hampshire -73 48 £36,000 - 14
Surrey -52 41 £37,500 - 6
West Sussex -8 29 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Kent -27 28 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 25 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Oxfordshire -3 22 £24,500 -23.43% 5
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 506 (65.46%) .NET
2 401 (51.88%) C#
3 396 (51.23%) SQL
4 363 (46.96%) SQL Server
5 252 (32.60%) VB6
6 246 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 236 (30.53%) VB.NET
8 232 (30.01%) Microsoft
9 230 (29.75%) ASP.NET
10 229 (29.62%) HTML
11 201 (26.00%) Windows
12 183 (23.67%) VBScript
13 177 (22.90%) MS Excel
14 170 (21.99%) CSS
15 167 (21.60%) Java
16 135 (17.46%) Oracle
17 132 (17.08%) MVC
18 131 (16.95%) Degree
19 122 (15.78%) OO
20 120 (15.52%) T-SQL
21 118 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
22 111 (14.36%) Finance
23 109 (14.10%) C++
24 106 (13.71%) XML
25 91 (11.77%) Computer Science
26 90 (11.64%) Web Services
27 85 (11.00%) Visual Studio
28 84 (10.87%) Active Directory
29 80 (10.35%) jQuery
30 78 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 59 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 53 (6.86%) IIS
3 17 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.68%) WordPress
6 10 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.29%) Node.js
7 9 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.16%) Apache
8 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.65%) LiveLink
10 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.52%) CMS
11 4 (0.52%) JRun
12 3 (0.39%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 177 (22.90%) MS Excel
2 45 (5.82%) MS Office
3 15 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) HFM
1 4 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.26%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.94%) Office 365
2 4 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.26%) Heroku
3 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.75%) DNS
2 11 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.29%) Extranet
4 9 (1.16%) Firewall
4 9 (1.16%) Internet
5 8 (1.03%) Wireless
5 8 (1.03%) Intranet
6 7 (0.91%) WAN
6 7 (0.91%) DHCP
7 6 (0.78%) SAN
8 5 (0.65%) LAN
9 4 (0.52%) VPN
10 3 (0.39%) SMS
10 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.39%) Network Security
11 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.26%) HTTP
11 2 (0.26%) SSL
12 1 (0.13%) IPv6
12 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (46.96%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (6.73%) MySQL
5 45 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 41 (5.30%) MS Access
7 38 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 36 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (2.85%) DTS
11 18 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (2.33%) SQLite
11 18 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 14 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.42%) Oracle Database
15 10 (1.29%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
17 7 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 85 (11.00%) Visual Studio
2 44 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (5.30%) Maven
4 34 (4.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 31 (4.01%) Selenium
6 23 (2.98%) MSI
6 23 (2.98%) Git (software)
7 17 (2.20%) Selenium IDE
8 16 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (1.81%) Subversion
10 12 (1.55%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 10 (1.29%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.16%) NetBeans
13 8 (1.03%) Xcode
14 7 (0.91%) MSTest
14 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
15 6 (0.78%) Moq
15 6 (0.78%) NUnit
General
1 111 (14.36%) Finance
2 28 (3.62%) Marketing
3 27 (3.49%) Publishing
4 23 (2.98%) Retail
5 21 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.68%) Legal
8 10 (1.29%) Advertising
9 9 (1.16%) Banking
9 9 (1.16%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.91%) Electronics
11 5 (0.65%) Automotive
12 3 (0.39%) Law
12 3 (0.39%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Games
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 439 (56.79%) Developer
2 158 (20.44%) .NET Developer
3 141 (18.24%) Analyst
4 108 (13.97%) Software Developer
5 103 (13.32%) C# Developer
6 74 (9.57%) Senior Developer
7 64 (8.28%) Web Developer
8 49 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (4.92%) Applications Developer
10 35 (4.53%) VB Developer
11 33 (4.27%) VB6 Developer
12 32 (4.14%) Integration Engineer
12 32 (4.14%) Software Engineer
13 30 (3.88%) Graduate
14 29 (3.75%) DBA
14 29 (3.75%) Programmer
15 28 (3.62%) Java Developer
16 26 (3.36%) Test Analyst
16 26 (3.36%) .NET Software Developer
17 25 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (65.46%) .NET
2 230 (29.75%) ASP.NET
3 229 (29.62%) HTML
4 170 (21.99%) CSS
5 106 (13.71%) XML
6 90 (11.64%) Web Services
7 80 (10.35%) jQuery
8 78 (10.09%) .NET Framework
9 77 (9.96%) WCF
10 48 (6.21%) Spring
11 41 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (4.92%) JSON
13 35 (4.53%) REST
14 34 (4.40%) WPF
15 33 (4.27%) Hibernate
16 32 (4.14%) Spring Integration
17 31 (4.01%) Classic ASP
18 30 (3.88%) LINQ
19 29 (3.75%) HTML5
20 28 (3.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.77%) Computer Science
2 47 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.49%) N-Tier
4 26 (3.36%) Mathematics
5 22 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.46%) Replication
7 16 (2.07%) Clustering
8 14 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.55%) Open Source
9 12 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.42%) Kindle
11 10 (1.29%) User Experience
12 8 (1.03%) Data Extraction
13 7 (0.91%) Economics
13 7 (0.91%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.78%) SCADA
14 6 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (0.78%) Social Media
15 5 (0.65%) FMCG
16 4 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 201 (26.00%) Windows
2 78 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 43 (5.56%) Linux
6 36 (4.66%) UNIX
7 29 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (3.62%) Windows XP
9 14 (1.81%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.68%) Android
11 11 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.03%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.52%) AIX
14 3 (0.39%) Solaris
14 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.26%) HPUX
15 2 (0.26%) Debian
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (17.08%) MVC
2 122 (15.78%) OO
3 118 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (6.86%) Software Engineering
4 53 (6.86%) Web Development
5 46 (5.95%) OOD
6 45 (5.82%) TDD
7 40 (5.17%) E-Commerce
8 34 (4.40%) BDD
8 34 (4.40%) Mentoring
9 31 (4.01%) Unit Testing
10 28 (3.62%) Project Management
10 28 (3.62%) Scrum
11 27 (3.49%) OOP
12 26 (3.36%) Business Analysis
13 25 (3.23%) Automated Testing
14 24 (3.10%) Time Management
14 24 (3.10%) Systems Analysis
14 24 (3.10%) Requirements Analysis
15 23 (2.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 401 (51.88%) C#
2 396 (51.23%) SQL
3 252 (32.60%) VB6
4 246 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 236 (30.53%) VB.NET
6 183 (23.67%) VBScript
7 167 (21.60%) Java
8 120 (15.52%) T-SQL
9 109 (14.10%) C++
10 70 (9.06%) PowerShell
11 50 (6.47%) C
12 46 (5.95%) PHP
13 43 (5.56%) VBA
14 22 (2.85%) PL/SQL
15 21 (2.72%) Python
16 18 (2.33%) Lua
16 18 (2.33%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.81%) Ruby
18 13 (1.68%) Perl
19 11 (1.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 131 (16.95%) Degree
2 66 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 48 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 28 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (3.10%) ISEB
7 22 (2.85%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.16%) MCP
10 7 (0.91%) MCSE
11 5 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.52%) MCSA
12 4 (0.52%) PhD
12 4 (0.52%) MCAD
13 3 (0.39%) CCNA
13 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.39%) MCITP
14 2 (0.26%) CISSP
14 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.69%) ISO 9001
1 44 (5.69%) QA
2 10 (1.29%) SLA
3 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 84 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 45 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.29%) XenApp
5 8 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.65%) vSphere
8 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.26%) vCloud
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.26%) Firmware
8 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.13%) Nmap
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (5.17%) SCCM
2 34 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.78%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.65%) ARCserve
5 5 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.52%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.52%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.39%) WSUS
8 2 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) Nessus
9 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Puppet
9 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.13%) nmon
9 1 (0.13%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 232 (30.01%) Microsoft
2 135 (17.46%) Oracle
3 51 (6.60%) VMware
4 48 (6.21%) Citrix
5 17 (2.20%) Business Objects
6 13 (1.68%) HP
7 12 (1.55%) IBM
7 12 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.42%) SAP
9 10 (1.29%) Cognos
9 10 (1.29%) Symantec
9 10 (1.29%) Remedy
10 8 (1.03%) AppSense
10 8 (1.03%) Fujitsu
10 8 (1.03%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.91%) Google
12 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.65%) Apple
13 5 (0.65%) NetApp
13 5 (0.65%) Adobe
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Exceptional Environment & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Private health care, Pension,
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 25 days leave
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Hyphen
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
QUANTICA
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago