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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 821 747 818
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 78 126 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.13% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 71 123 67
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 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
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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 -72 77 £35,000 -6.66% 10
South East -17 19 £35,000 +7.69% 2
London -13 11 £52,500 +10.52% 1
East Sussex -22 11 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -46 11 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Brighton - 11 £35,000 -
East of England -21 9 £45,000 +13.92% 1
West Midlands -13 8 £31,250 -16.66% 1
North West -36 7 £31,500 -16.00% 2
West Yorkshire -37 7 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Cambridgeshire - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £45,000 -
South West -16 6 £35,000 -10.25%
Leeds -28 6 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 5 £35,000 +22.80%
East Midlands -18 5 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Cheshire -20 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Nottingham 0 4 £35,000 +22.80%
Birmingham - 4 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Dorset -5 3 £35,000 -10.25%
Bournemouth -8 3 £35,000 -10.25%
Warrington -25 3 £30,000 -9.09%
Solihull - 3 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Crawley - 3 £45,000 -
City of London -6 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Herefordshire -10 2 £25,500 -32.00%
North Yorkshire -16 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire -31 2 £34,000 -13.92% 1

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 154 (100.00%) VB
2 142 (92.21%) .NET
3 113 (73.38%) VB6
4 106 (68.83%) VB.NET
5 90 (58.44%) SQL
5 90 (58.44%) SQL Server
6 83 (53.90%) C#
7 51 (33.12%) ASP.NET
8 42 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 32 (20.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
11 29 (18.83%) Windows
12 28 (18.18%) XML
13 27 (17.53%) HTML
14 21 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 20 (12.99%) Finance
16 19 (12.34%) Oracle
17 18 (11.69%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (9.74%) Visual Studio
18 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
19 14 (9.09%) T-SQL
19 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
20 13 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
21 12 (7.79%) Scrum
21 12 (7.79%) PL/SQL
21 12 (7.79%) Web Services
21 12 (7.79%) CSS
21 12 (7.79%) OOP
21 12 (7.79%) OO
22 11 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (1.30%) MODX
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (58.44%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.69%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (4.55%) MySQL
8 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.95%) MS Access
11 1 (0.65%) DTS
11 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.65%) Informix
11 1 (0.65%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.60%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.60%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.60%) Subversion
4 4 (2.60%) TestComplete
4 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (12.99%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Billing
3 4 (2.60%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.95%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Advertising
5 2 (1.30%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (92.21%) .NET
2 51 (33.12%) ASP.NET
3 42 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 28 (18.18%) XML
5 27 (17.53%) HTML
6 12 (7.79%) CSS
6 12 (7.79%) Web Services
7 10 (6.49%) XSLT
7 10 (6.49%) ActiveX
7 10 (6.49%) WinForms
8 7 (4.55%) WPF
8 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.90%) Silverlight
9 6 (3.90%) ODBC
10 5 (3.25%) XSL
11 4 (2.60%) SOAP
11 4 (2.60%) Classic ASP
11 4 (2.60%) ADO
11 4 (2.60%) WSDL
11 4 (2.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.25%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.30%) AS400
6 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.30%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.83%) Windows
2 8 (5.19%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (7.79%) OOP
2 12 (7.79%) OO
2 12 (7.79%) Scrum
3 10 (6.49%) MVC
3 10 (6.49%) Software Engineering
4 7 (4.55%) MVVM
5 6 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (3.90%) Unit Testing
5 6 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (3.90%) Web Development
5 6 (3.90%) Release Management
5 6 (3.90%) Migration
5 6 (3.90%) CRM
6 5 (3.25%) OOD
6 5 (3.25%) TDD
6 5 (3.25%) BDD
7 4 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (100.00%) VB
2 113 (73.38%) VB6
3 106 (68.83%) VB.NET
4 90 (58.44%) SQL
5 83 (53.90%) C#
6 21 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.79%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.84%) VBA
10 6 (3.90%) VBScript
11 3 (1.95%) PHP
12 2 (1.30%) Java
13 1 (0.65%) C
13 1 (0.65%) C++
13 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (3.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) HL7
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.34%) Oracle
3 8 (5.19%) Business Objects
4 6 (3.90%) Apple
4 6 (3.90%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.30%) HP
5 2 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.65%) Telerik
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