The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 843 782 802
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 87 173 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83 150 140
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,250 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VB Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB Developer within the UK.

VB Developer Salary Trend in the UK

VB Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB Developer over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 within the UK.

VB Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

VB Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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
England -56 82 £37,500 -6.25% 13
South West +7 21 £38,500 +10.00% 1
East of England +4 14 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -5 11 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Hertfordshire +6 9 £40,000 -
East Midlands +1 9 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Devon +8 8 £26,000 -25.71%
London +7 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Yorkshire -7 7 £35,000 +2.94%
South East -26 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Leeds +2 6 £35,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -41 6 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Nottinghamshire - 6 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £38,500 -
Nottingham - 5 £40,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +23 4 £32,500 -18.75%
North West +17 4 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Edinburgh +12 4 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cornwall -2 4 £38,500 +28.33%
Scotland -7 4 £32,500 +28.71% 1
Cheltenham - 4 £38,500 -
Kent +7 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Leicestershire +4 3 £41,000 -3.52% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -2 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Staffordshire -7 3 £25,000 -35.48%
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Middlesbrough - 3 £32,500 -
Bedford - 3 £40,000 -
Bootle - 3 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £32,500 -

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title.

1 179 (99.44%) VB
2 140 (77.78%) .NET
3 133 (73.89%) C#
4 117 (65.00%) SQL
5 109 (60.56%) SQL Server
6 95 (52.78%) ASP.NET
7 82 (45.56%) VB6
8 78 (43.33%) VB.NET
9 59 (32.78%) HTML
10 57 (31.67%) T-SQL
10 57 (31.67%) JavaScript
10 57 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (27.22%) MVC
12 34 (18.89%) jQuery
13 33 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (17.78%) Microsoft
15 30 (16.67%) HTML5
16 29 (16.11%) CSS
17 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (13.33%) MS Excel
19 23 (12.78%) Web Development
20 22 (12.22%) Scrum
20 22 (12.22%) Crystal Reports
21 21 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (11.67%) Degree
22 19 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 19 (10.56%) Project Management
23 18 (10.00%) Finance
23 18 (10.00%) XML
24 17 (9.44%) Classic ASP

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited VB Developer in their job title 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 with VB Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.11%) IIS
2 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) SPSS
4 3 (1.67%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) Intranet
2 2 (1.11%) Extranet
3 1 (0.56%) PPP
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (60.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (12.22%) Crystal Reports
4 21 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.56%) MS Access
7 7 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.33%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.11%) MySQL
11 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.11%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.56%) QlikView
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.11%) Subversion
3 10 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (2.22%) CruiseControl
5 4 (2.22%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.22%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (10.00%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.00%) Legal
4 5 (2.78%) Banking
5 4 (2.22%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Front Office
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (77.78%) .NET
2 95 (52.78%) ASP.NET
3 59 (32.78%) HTML
4 34 (18.89%) jQuery
5 30 (16.67%) HTML5
6 29 (16.11%) CSS
7 18 (10.00%) XML
8 17 (9.44%) ActiveX
8 17 (9.44%) Classic ASP
9 14 (7.78%) CSS3
9 14 (7.78%) WCF
10 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (6.67%) Ajax
11 12 (6.67%) Web Services
12 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (5.56%) WPF
13 9 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (4.44%) .NET Framework
15 7 (3.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.11%) iPhone
4 10 (5.56%) User Experience
5 6 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.67%) Statistics
8 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.11%) Physics
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.89%) Android
2 7 (3.89%) Windows
3 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.22%) MVC
3 23 (12.78%) Web Development
4 22 (12.22%) Scrum
5 19 (10.56%) Project Management
6 16 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.33%) Migration
8 14 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.22%) OO
9 13 (7.22%) SDLC
10 11 (6.11%) CRM
10 11 (6.11%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.11%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.11%) TDD
10 11 (6.11%) Translating Business Requirements
11 10 (5.56%) Data Migration
12 9 (5.00%) Feature Driven Development
12 9 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
12 9 (5.00%) ITIL
12 9 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 179 (99.44%) VB
2 133 (73.89%) C#
3 117 (65.00%) SQL
4 82 (45.56%) VB6
5 78 (43.33%) VB.NET
6 57 (31.67%) JavaScript
6 57 (31.67%) T-SQL
7 16 (8.89%) C++
7 16 (8.89%) Java
8 13 (7.22%) PHP
9 11 (6.11%) VBA
10 8 (4.44%) C
10 8 (4.44%) VBScript
11 7 (3.89%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.78%) Delphi
12 5 (2.78%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.22%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.22%) Python
13 4 (2.22%) R
14 2 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) Degree
2 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.67%) MCPD
5 2 (1.11%) MCSD
Vendors
1 32 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.67%) Oracle
3 5 (2.78%) Sun
4 2 (1.11%) Splunk
5 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.56%) CA
5 1 (0.56%) Progress
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
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