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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 225 185 168
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 260 343 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.66% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 3.39% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 240 304 350
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
9651 10109 11428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 52.15% 49.05% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8591 8675 9956
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 £29,150 £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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +35 59 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Surrey -37 44 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Berkshire +5 43 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Kent +4 27 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Hampshire -23 27 £40,000 - 5
West Sussex +10 26 £27,500 -22.53% 1
Oxfordshire -30 22 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 14 £47,500 +5.55% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 449 (82.08%) .NET
2 397 (72.58%) C#
3 342 (62.52%) SQL
4 286 (52.29%) SQL Server
5 247 (45.16%) ASP.NET
6 214 (39.12%) VB.NET
7 199 (36.38%) HTML
8 197 (36.01%) JavaScript
9 137 (25.05%) Degree
10 136 (24.86%) VB6
11 130 (23.77%) Windows
12 129 (23.58%) XML
13 121 (22.12%) Computer Science
14 117 (21.39%) CSS
15 114 (20.84%) Visual Studio
15 114 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
16 109 (19.93%) Finance
17 103 (18.83%) MS Excel
18 101 (18.46%) Java
19 97 (17.73%) Microsoft
20 82 (14.99%) Oracle
21 80 (14.63%) jQuery
22 78 (14.26%) MVC
22 78 (14.26%) .NET Framework
23 77 (14.08%) PL/SQL
24 76 (13.89%) SDLC
25 71 (12.98%) WPF
26 70 (12.80%) VBScript
27 66 (12.07%) T-SQL
28 64 (11.70%) Linux

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 54 (9.87%) IIS
2 30 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.66%) Node.js
4 19 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 15 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (2.56%) CMS
7 10 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.46%) Captiva
8 8 (1.46%) Documentum
9 7 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.73%) SAS
10 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.73%) WordPress
11 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.37%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 103 (18.83%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.11%) MS Office
3 8 (1.46%) MS Project
3 8 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.37%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.37%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) HFM
4 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.56%) SaaS
2 9 (1.65%) Office 365
3 8 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.55%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.37%) Trello
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.48%) Internet
2 16 (2.93%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.74%) DNS
4 13 (2.38%) Firewall
5 9 (1.65%) SAN
6 5 (0.91%) WebEx
7 4 (0.73%) DHCP
7 4 (0.73%) PABX
7 4 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.55%) S/MIME
8 3 (0.55%) SSL
9 2 (0.37%) HTTP
9 2 (0.37%) LAN
9 2 (0.37%) SMTP
9 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.18%) IPv6
10 1 (0.18%) VLAN
10 1 (0.18%) VPN
10 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (52.29%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (8.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 33 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 30 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (4.57%) DTS
8 25 (4.57%) SQLite
9 20 (3.66%) NoSQL
10 18 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (2.19%) MS Access
12 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.91%) MySQL
14 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.55%) Electronic Patient Records
15 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.37%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 114 (20.84%) Visual Studio
2 32 (5.85%) NUnit
3 31 (5.67%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (4.94%) Selenium
6 24 (4.39%) TestNG
7 23 (4.20%) Subversion
8 18 (3.29%) JUnit
9 15 (2.74%) Moq
10 14 (2.56%) JMeter
10 14 (2.56%) LoadRunner
10 14 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 13 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
12 12 (2.19%) Gatling
13 11 (2.01%) JIRA
14 8 (1.46%) Serena SBM
14 8 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (1.10%) MSTest
16 5 (0.91%) MSI
16 5 (0.91%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 109 (19.93%) Finance
2 33 (6.03%) Banking
3 27 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.47%) Legal
5 18 (3.29%) Military
6 16 (2.93%) Marketing
6 16 (2.93%) Retail
7 10 (1.83%) Back Office
8 9 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 361 (66.00%) Developer
2 222 (40.59%) .NET Developer
3 166 (30.35%) C# Developer
4 107 (19.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (14.44%) Software Developer
6 73 (13.35%) Analyst
7 70 (12.80%) SQL Developer
8 64 (11.70%) Junior
9 59 (10.79%) Graduate
10 57 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
11 56 (10.24%) Junior Developer
12 53 (9.69%) Applications Developer
13 52 (9.51%) Graduate Developer
14 48 (8.78%) C# Software Developer
14 48 (8.78%) VB.NET Developer
15 45 (8.23%) ASP.NET Developer
15 45 (8.23%) Web Developer
16 43 (7.86%) Junior .NET Developer
17 40 (7.31%) Graduate .NET Developer
18 36 (6.58%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (82.08%) .NET
2 247 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 199 (36.38%) HTML
4 129 (23.58%) XML
5 117 (21.39%) CSS
6 80 (14.63%) jQuery
7 78 (14.26%) .NET Framework
8 71 (12.98%) WPF
9 63 (11.52%) WCF
10 61 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (10.60%) Ajax
11 58 (10.60%) Web Services
12 51 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (7.50%) HTML5
14 36 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (6.22%) Entity Framework
16 33 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 32 (5.85%) Classic ASP
17 32 (5.85%) SOAP
18 31 (5.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (22.12%) Computer Science
2 60 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.02%) Mathematics
4 20 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.29%) Physics
7 14 (2.56%) Chemistry
8 12 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.46%) W3C
10 7 (1.28%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.10%) Clustering
12 5 (0.91%) Life Science
13 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.73%) Replication
14 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.55%) Fintech
14 3 (0.55%) LIMS
14 3 (0.55%) Streaming Music
15 2 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 130 (23.77%) Windows
2 64 (11.70%) Linux
3 51 (9.32%) Unix
4 50 (9.14%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.46%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.10%) Android
10 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.91%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.37%) AIX
12 2 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.18%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (14.26%) MVC
3 76 (13.89%) SDLC
4 59 (10.79%) Web Development
5 55 (10.05%) OO
6 51 (9.32%) Scrum
6 51 (9.32%) TDD
7 43 (7.86%) Integration Testing
8 40 (7.31%) Software Engineering
9 39 (7.13%) BDD
9 39 (7.13%) CRM
10 36 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (6.03%) Web Application Development
12 31 (5.67%) System Testing
13 30 (5.48%) Validation
14 28 (5.12%) ITIL
15 26 (4.75%) Automated Testing
15 26 (4.75%) Unit Testing
16 24 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (4.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 397 (72.58%) C#
2 342 (62.52%) SQL
3 214 (39.12%) VB.NET
4 197 (36.01%) JavaScript
5 136 (24.86%) VB6
6 101 (18.46%) Java
7 77 (14.08%) PL/SQL
8 70 (12.80%) VBScript
9 66 (12.07%) T-SQL
10 60 (10.97%) C++
11 35 (6.40%) VBA
12 33 (6.03%) Shell Script
13 31 (5.67%) Python
14 30 (5.48%) PHP
15 29 (5.30%) Perl
16 27 (4.94%) C
17 22 (4.02%) Ruby
18 15 (2.74%) PowerShell
19 10 (1.83%) XPath
20 8 (1.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 137 (25.05%) Degree
2 43 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.12%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.20%) ISEB
5 13 (2.38%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.28%) MCITP
9 7 (1.28%) MCSE
10 4 (0.73%) MCTS
11 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.37%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.37%) MCP
13 1 (0.18%) CCA
13 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.18%) HND
13 1 (0.18%) PhD
13 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.57%) ISO 9001
2 22 (4.02%) QA
3 20 (3.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.10%) XenApp
5 5 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.74%) SCCM
2 9 (1.65%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.65%) WSUS
3 5 (0.91%) AppDNA
3 5 (0.91%) SCOM
4 4 (0.73%) MOM
5 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.18%) Nmap
Vendors
1 97 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 82 (14.99%) Oracle
3 16 (2.93%) Telerik
4 15 (2.74%) EPiServer
4 15 (2.74%) VMware
5 9 (1.65%) IBM
5 9 (1.65%) NetApp
6 8 (1.46%) EMC
6 8 (1.46%) Serena
6 8 (1.46%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.28%) Dell
7 7 (1.28%) SAP
8 6 (1.10%) Cisco
8 6 (1.10%) Citrix
9 5 (0.91%) AppSense
9 5 (0.91%) BMC
10 4 (0.73%) HP
10 4 (0.73%) InterSystems
10 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £38000.0000 - £47000.0000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Waterlooville
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive basic + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago