The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 177 134 170
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +36
Permanent jobs citing VB 38 78 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.90% 1.69% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 3.33% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 77 47
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2111 2344 2801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 49.78% 50.78% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 2043 2410
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VB
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Surrey region.

VB Salary Trend in Surrey

VB
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Surrey

VB
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Leatherhead +25 13 £43,750 +4.16%
Woking +12 6 £28,000 -55.73% 1
Farnham - 2 £42,500 -
Reigate - 2 £45,000 -
Egham +29 1 £40,000 +31.14%
Redhill -4 1 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £52,500 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 65 (84.42%) SQL
2 49 (63.64%) .NET
3 45 (58.44%) C#
4 34 (44.16%) SQL Server
5 24 (31.17%) C++
6 23 (29.87%) Windows
7 21 (27.27%) Linux
7 21 (27.27%) Unix
7 21 (27.27%) SDLC
8 20 (25.97%) Software Engineering
9 19 (24.68%) Oracle
10 18 (23.38%) VB.NET
10 18 (23.38%) Integration Testing
11 17 (22.08%) System Testing
11 17 (22.08%) Degree
11 17 (22.08%) PL/SQL
11 17 (22.08%) Shell Script
11 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
12 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
12 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
13 14 (18.18%) HTML
14 12 (15.58%) SLA
14 12 (15.58%) Java
14 12 (15.58%) IIS
14 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
14 12 (15.58%) CSS
14 12 (15.58%) Logistics
15 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.29%) Mathematics
15 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (15.58%) IIS
2 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) SAS
3 2 (2.60%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 1 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) WebEx
2 4 (5.19%) SAN
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (44.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.30%) Essbase
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.19%) NUnit
3 3 (3.90%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.60%) JUnit
4 2 (2.60%) TestNG
4 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.30%) JMeter
5 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Military
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) French Language
3 2 (2.60%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) German Language
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) Analyst
3 21 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Software Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Support Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (16.88%) C# Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Technical Analyst
6 12 (15.58%) Applications Support
6 12 (15.58%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (14.29%) Junior
7 11 (14.29%) Technical Support
8 10 (12.99%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (12.99%) Senior Developer
8 10 (12.99%) Technical Support Analyst
9 9 (11.69%) C++ Developer
9 9 (11.69%) C++ Software Developer
9 9 (11.69%) C++/C# Developer
9 9 (11.69%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) .NET
2 14 (18.18%) HTML
3 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.58%) CSS
4 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.49%) Ajax
4 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.49%) Classic ASP
4 5 (6.49%) COM+
4 5 (6.49%) jQuery
4 5 (6.49%) XML
5 4 (5.19%) Web Services
6 3 (3.90%) Flash
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 3 (3.90%) MSMQ
6 3 (3.90%) WCF
6 3 (3.90%) XHTML
7 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.60%) JSON
7 2 (2.60%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.69%) Chemistry
3 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (11.69%) Physics
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.60%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.60%) Fintech
7 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.30%) BYOD
8 1 (1.30%) iPhone
8 1 (1.30%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 21 (27.27%) Unix
3 16 (20.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.30%) Android
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) SDLC
2 20 (25.97%) Software Engineering
3 18 (23.38%) Integration Testing
4 17 (22.08%) System Testing
5 12 (15.58%) Logistics
6 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.49%) MVC
8 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.19%) Project Management
9 4 (5.19%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Change Control
10 3 (3.90%) Cross-Browser Development
10 3 (3.90%) Front End Development
10 3 (3.90%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (84.42%) SQL
2 45 (58.44%) C#
3 24 (31.17%) C++
4 18 (23.38%) VB.NET
5 17 (22.08%) PL/SQL
5 17 (22.08%) Shell Script
6 12 (15.58%) Java
7 10 (12.99%) T-SQL
7 10 (12.99%) VB6
8 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.19%) VBScript
11 3 (3.90%) ActionScript
11 3 (3.90%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (3.90%) C
11 3 (3.90%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.90%) R
12 1 (1.30%) PHP
12 1 (1.30%) Python
12 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.30%) CCA
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.49%) WSUS
3 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Oracle
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) NetApp
5 4 (5.19%) Dell
6 3 (3.90%) SAP
6 3 (3.90%) Telerik
7 2 (2.60%) Apple
7 2 (2.60%) CyberSource
7 2 (2.60%) DataCash
7 2 (2.60%) Elavon
7 2 (2.60%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.60%) Sage
7 2 (2.60%) TSYS
7 2 (2.60%) VeriFone
7 2 (2.60%) VocaLink
7 2 (2.60%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.30%) Syclo
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Unspecified ,salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive basic + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago