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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Visual Basic Programmer
Rank 949 912 920
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Programmer 2 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.028% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.029% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 20
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £47,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-19.14% +13.25%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
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 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB Programmer over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

VB Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

VB Programmer
Top 4 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 5 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
(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
East of England -1 1 £31,000 -22.50%
England -19 1 £31,000 -34.73%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £31,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £31,000 -

VB Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Web Design
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Telerik
5 3 (42.86%) XHTML
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) DHTML
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (42.86%) Ninject
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server

VB Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Extranet
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ReSharper
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) DHTML
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Ninject
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) XHTML
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Telerik
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft