The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 111 94
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.21% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.33% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Median salary - £55,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 881 904 949
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 74.10% 61.96% 65.95%
Number of salaries quoted 692 749 814
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

VB
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for VB in Cambridge

VB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £32k + top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £32k + top benefits
Posted: 6 days ago