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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Visual Basic Developer
Rank 829 831 834
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 63 65 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.058% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.061% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 61 58 49
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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
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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 +12 62 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire +15 18 £45,000 +35.33%
West Yorkshire +8 13 £45,000 +20.00%
London +46 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South East -9 12 £52,500 +34.61% 1
Surrey +15 11 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Leeds +16 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Redhill - 7 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire +23 5 £55,000 +81.81%
City of London +10 5 £35,000 -30.00%
North West -3 5 £47,500 +31.94% 3
West Midlands - 5 £32,500 -
York - 5 £55,000 -
Warrington +11 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Cheshire +3 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
South West -23 4 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Devon - 4 £35,000 -
Exeter - 4 £35,000 -
Guildford - 4 £37,500 -
Halifax - 3 £34,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Slough +10 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Berkshire +2 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Warwick - 1 £30,000 -
Manchester - 1 £29,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -

VB Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) VB
2 96 (80.00%) .NET
3 89 (74.17%) SQL
4 83 (69.17%) VB.NET
5 82 (68.33%) VB6
6 63 (52.50%) C#
7 52 (43.33%) ASP.NET
8 51 (42.50%) SQL Server
9 36 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 26 (21.67%) Oracle
11 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 24 (20.00%) Windows
13 21 (17.50%) Finance
13 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (17.50%) Degree
14 19 (15.83%) XML
15 18 (15.00%) PL/SQL
16 17 (14.17%) Telecoms
17 14 (11.67%) Unit Testing
17 14 (11.67%) Time Management
18 13 (10.83%) T-SQL
19 12 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
19 12 (10.00%) HTML
20 11 (9.17%) Java
20 11 (9.17%) CSS
20 11 (9.17%) Classic ASP
20 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
21 10 (8.33%) JSON
21 10 (8.33%) C++
22 9 (7.50%) MVC

VB Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (0.83%) Apache
1 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.50%) MS Access
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) TestComplete
General
1 21 (17.50%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.50%) German Language
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (80.00%) .NET
2 52 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 19 (15.83%) XML
4 12 (10.00%) HTML
5 11 (9.17%) Classic ASP
5 11 (9.17%) CSS
6 10 (8.33%) JSON
7 9 (7.50%) WinForms
7 9 (7.50%) Ajax
7 9 (7.50%) jQuery
8 5 (4.17%) XSLT
9 3 (2.50%) Software Packaging
9 3 (2.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.67%) COM
11 1 (0.83%) COM+
11 1 (0.83%) Web Services
11 1 (0.83%) MFC
11 1 (0.83%) WCF
11 1 (0.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.67%) Unit Testing
2 14 (11.67%) Time Management
3 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
4 9 (7.50%) Scrum
4 9 (7.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (7.50%) MVC
5 8 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.00%) Migration
7 4 (3.33%) Workflow
7 4 (3.33%) ITIL
7 4 (3.33%) OOP
7 4 (3.33%) OO
8 3 (2.50%) TDD
8 3 (2.50%) Web Development
8 3 (2.50%) Logistics
8 3 (2.50%) BDD
9 2 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.67%) Data Management
9 2 (1.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) VB
2 89 (74.17%) SQL
3 83 (69.17%) VB.NET
4 82 (68.33%) VB6
5 63 (52.50%) C#
6 36 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 13 (10.83%) T-SQL
9 11 (9.17%) Java
10 10 (8.33%) C++
11 8 (6.67%) Delphi
11 8 (6.67%) PHP
11 8 (6.67%) VBA
12 3 (2.50%) Python
13 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (21.67%) Oracle
2 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.67%) Sage
3 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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