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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Visual Basic Programmer
Rank 901 864 899
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Programmer 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £35,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +24.56%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 22 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 -17 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
London -7 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

VB Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (100.00%) VB
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) VB6
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
6 3 (27.27%) Web Design
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) Online Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Content Management
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
7 2 (18.18%) UML
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Advertising
8 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution

VB Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Web Design
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Online Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Content Management
1 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) VB6
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM