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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 163 170 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -57
Permanent jobs citing VB 394 362 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 1.51% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 3.06% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 345 312 506
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
10448 11843 11443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.51% 49.44% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8990 10137 10018
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +36 84 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Hampshire +21 78 £40,000 +14.28% 9
East Sussex -1 63 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Berkshire -18 57 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Oxfordshire +31 32 £39,500 -12.22% 8
Kent +35 29 £27,750 -28.38% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 24 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Sussex -12 17 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Middlesex +12 9 £34,000 -32.00%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 539 (70.73%) .NET
2 496 (65.09%) C#
3 397 (52.10%) SQL
4 348 (45.67%) SQL Server
5 319 (41.86%) ASP.NET
6 298 (39.11%) JavaScript
7 280 (36.75%) VB.NET
8 265 (34.78%) HTML
9 234 (30.71%) Windows
10 217 (28.48%) VB6
11 212 (27.82%) Microsoft
12 182 (23.88%) CSS
13 166 (21.78%) Java
14 152 (19.95%) Degree
15 151 (19.82%) Finance
16 147 (19.29%) MVC
17 142 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
18 123 (16.14%) XML
19 120 (15.75%) VBScript
20 116 (15.22%) C++
21 111 (14.57%) MS Excel
22 110 (14.44%) Oracle
23 107 (14.04%) .NET Framework
24 97 (12.73%) OO
25 93 (12.20%) Computer Science
26 90 (11.81%) WCF
27 86 (11.29%) Web Services
28 84 (11.02%) jQuery
29 82 (10.76%) T-SQL
30 79 (10.37%) Scrum

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 56 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.49%) IIS
3 12 (1.57%) WordPress
3 12 (1.57%) Node.js
4 11 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (1.05%) SAS
6 7 (0.92%) JBoss
6 7 (0.92%) ArcGIS
7 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.79%) IBM Notes
7 6 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (0.66%) Apache
8 5 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.66%) MediaWiki
9 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.39%) Documentum
10 3 (0.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 111 (14.57%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.72%) MS Office
3 11 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.05%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.26%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Nortel Periphonics
2 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (2.10%) Office 365
2 10 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (1.31%) Google App Engine
3 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.56%) Internet
2 26 (3.41%) DNS
3 17 (2.23%) Wireless
4 11 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.44%) Firewall
5 7 (0.92%) VPN
5 7 (0.92%) IPsec
6 6 (0.79%) HTTP
6 6 (0.79%) VoIP
6 6 (0.79%) DHCP
7 4 (0.52%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.52%) GPRS
7 4 (0.52%) SSL
7 4 (0.52%) DMZ
7 4 (0.52%) Intranet
7 4 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.39%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.39%) LAN
9 2 (0.26%) SMS
9 2 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (45.67%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (8.01%) MySQL
4 42 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 37 (4.86%) MS Access
5 37 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (4.72%) Relational Database
7 35 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 16 (2.10%) Data Mining
11 13 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.57%) SQLite
12 12 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.31%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 65 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 43 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (4.07%) NUnit
3 31 (4.07%) Selenium
4 29 (3.81%) Moq
5 27 (3.54%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (2.89%) MSTest
7 21 (2.76%) Maven
8 18 (2.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 12 (1.57%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.44%) Git (software)
12 10 (1.31%) Hudson
13 8 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.92%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.92%) MSI
15 6 (0.79%) Firebug
15 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 151 (19.82%) Finance
2 29 (3.81%) Marketing
3 28 (3.67%) Retail
4 18 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.36%) Publishing
5 15 (1.97%) Aerospace
5 15 (1.97%) Back Office
6 10 (1.31%) Games
7 9 (1.18%) Electronics
8 7 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.92%) Advertising
9 6 (0.79%) Military
10 5 (0.66%) Legal
11 4 (0.52%) Automotive
11 4 (0.52%) Local Government
12 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.26%) Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 482 (63.25%) Developer
2 198 (25.98%) .NET Developer
3 127 (16.67%) Analyst
4 106 (13.91%) Software Developer
5 90 (11.81%) C# Developer
6 70 (9.19%) Web Developer
7 63 (8.27%) Programmer
8 53 (6.96%) Senior Developer
9 41 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 36 (4.72%) Graduate
11 35 (4.59%) Junior
12 33 (4.33%) VB Developer
13 32 (4.20%) Junior Developer
14 31 (4.07%) Analyst Programmer
14 31 (4.07%) DBA
15 30 (3.94%) Applications Developer
16 29 (3.81%) Support Engineer
17 28 (3.67%) Software Engineer
18 27 (3.54%) Integration Engineer
18 27 (3.54%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (70.73%) .NET
2 319 (41.86%) ASP.NET
3 265 (34.78%) HTML
4 182 (23.88%) CSS
5 123 (16.14%) XML
6 107 (14.04%) .NET Framework
7 90 (11.81%) WCF
8 86 (11.29%) Web Services
9 84 (11.02%) jQuery
10 58 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (5.64%) WPF
12 42 (5.51%) JSON
12 42 (5.51%) XSLT
13 41 (5.38%) WinForms
13 41 (5.38%) Entity Framework
14 36 (4.72%) AngularJS
15 34 (4.46%) Ajax
16 31 (4.07%) Spring
17 30 (3.94%) Classic ASP
18 27 (3.54%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 78 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (2.89%) Inversion of Control
4 21 (2.76%) Replication
5 20 (2.62%) Clustering
5 20 (2.62%) Equities
5 20 (2.62%) Derivative
6 16 (2.10%) Open Source
7 15 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.57%) LIMS
9 11 (1.44%) GIS
9 11 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.44%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.44%) Social Media
10 10 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.31%) PKI
11 9 (1.18%) Data Conversion
11 9 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.79%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 234 (30.71%) Windows
2 62 (8.14%) Windows 7
3 50 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (4.86%) Linux
6 29 (3.81%) Windows XP
7 20 (2.62%) UNIX
7 20 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.71%) Android
8 13 (1.71%) Windows 2000
9 12 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.26%) HPUX
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (19.29%) MVC
2 142 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (12.73%) OO
4 79 (10.37%) Scrum
5 77 (10.10%) TDD
6 68 (8.92%) Software Engineering
7 49 (6.43%) Software Testing
8 44 (5.77%) Web Development
8 44 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (5.51%) Web Application Development
10 38 (4.99%) Project Management
11 36 (4.72%) OOP
12 35 (4.59%) BDD
13 33 (4.33%) OOD
14 27 (3.54%) MVVM
14 27 (3.54%) Kanban
15 26 (3.41%) CRM
15 26 (3.41%) Unit Testing
16 25 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (3.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 496 (65.09%) C#
2 397 (52.10%) SQL
3 298 (39.11%) JavaScript
4 280 (36.75%) VB.NET
5 217 (28.48%) VB6
6 166 (21.78%) Java
7 120 (15.75%) VBScript
8 116 (15.22%) C++
9 82 (10.76%) T-SQL
10 55 (7.22%) C
11 54 (7.09%) PHP
12 48 (6.30%) PowerShell
13 41 (5.38%) PL/SQL
14 30 (3.94%) Python
15 24 (3.15%) VBA
16 19 (2.49%) Ruby
17 15 (1.97%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.57%) Lua
19 10 (1.31%) Perl
20 9 (1.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 152 (19.95%) Degree
2 52 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 39 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.10%) ISEB
6 11 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.52%) CISSP
8 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.52%) CISA
8 4 (0.52%) CEH
8 4 (0.52%) HND
8 4 (0.52%) CCSP
8 4 (0.52%) CCNA
9 3 (0.39%) MCP
9 3 (0.39%) MCSE
9 3 (0.39%) MCSA
9 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.20%) QA
2 26 (3.41%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.57%) SLA
4 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 64 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 45 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.44%) XenApp
6 10 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (3.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 28 (3.67%) SCCM
2 12 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.66%) WSUS
5 4 (0.52%) WMI
6 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 212 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 110 (14.44%) Oracle
3 60 (7.87%) VMware
4 27 (3.54%) Citrix
5 16 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.84%) Cisco
7 12 (1.57%) IBM
7 12 (1.57%) HP
7 12 (1.57%) Google
8 11 (1.44%) Symantec
9 9 (1.18%) ESRI
9 9 (1.18%) 3Com
9 9 (1.18%) Dell
9 9 (1.18%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.05%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.92%) Perforce
12 6 (0.79%) TOWER Software
12 6 (0.79%) Lotus
12 6 (0.79%) Lumension
13 5 (0.66%) Remedy
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £20,000-£41,000 + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago