The table below looks at the statistics for the VB Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Programmer
Rank 874 863 890
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Programmer 6 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.016% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 4
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VB Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB Programmer
Salary Trend

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

VB Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

VB Programmer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 0 6 £47,500 -20.83% 1
South West - 4 £47,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 £47,000 -
Dorset - 4 £47,000 -
West Sussex 0 2 £47,500 -
South East -13 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Crawley - 2 £48,750 -
Horsham -10 1 £47,500 -

VB Programmer
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited VB Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (33.33%) VB6
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) MS Office
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (11.11%) ERP
8 1 (11.11%) IBM
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
8 1 (11.11%) AS400
8 1 (11.11%) MVC
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Retail
8 1 (11.11%) WCF
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

VB Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited VB Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) VB.NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 7 (77.78%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft