The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 17 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 9.38% 6.42% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.59% 17.95% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 2
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 78 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 38.13% 35.78% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 52 74 77
Average salary £41,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.76% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

VB
Salary Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Uxbridge region.

VB Salary Trend in Uxbridge

VB
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge region citing VB also 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 that cited VB.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 20 (95.24%) SOA
2 20 (95.24%) Replication
2 20 (95.24%) Clustering
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) MySQL
2 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) Web Services
2 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 20 (95.24%) Unit Testing
2 20 (95.24%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Linux

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge region citing VB also 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 that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) MySQL
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Selenium
1 20 (95.24%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) DBA
1 20 (95.24%) Administrator
1 20 (95.24%) SQL Server DBA
1 20 (95.24%) SQL DBA
1 20 (95.24%) Server Administrator
1 20 (95.24%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (4.76%) Graduate
2 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (95.24%) Replication
1 20 (95.24%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) SOA
1 20 (95.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) C++