The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 48 25
Rank change year-on-year +32 -23  
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 2.38% 1.87% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 3.09% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £32,500 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.28% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Abingdon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 36 162 86
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 42.86% 60.67% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 31 78 82
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Abingdon

VB
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Salary trend for VB in Abingdon

VB
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Abingdon over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Mathcad
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Multivariate Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) XML

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Mathcad
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) GPRS
1 1 (16.67%) GSM
1 1 (16.67%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Multivariate Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Physics
1 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Fortran
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM