Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 143 148
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -23
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.84% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 0.26% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £26,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.22% -40.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £29,250 £55,025
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +7.04% -11.25%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2332 1536 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 75.18% 68.24% 65.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1856 1319 1662
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +8.54%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,820
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +7.07%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (92.31%) SQL
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (88.46%) F#
2 23 (88.46%) TeamCity
2 23 (88.46%) GitHub
2 23 (88.46%) VB6
2 23 (88.46%) C#
2 23 (88.46%) Oracle
3 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
4 20 (76.92%) Finance
4 20 (76.92%) SDLC
5 7 (26.92%) Functional Programming
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) Microservices
7 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
8 2 (7.69%) Physics
8 2 (7.69%) CAD
8 2 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (7.69%) C
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.69%) Electronics
8 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
9 1 (3.85%) LAMP
9 1 (3.85%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) VBScript

VB
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 23 (88.46%) GitHub
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (88.46%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Software Engineer
2 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 20 (76.92%) VB Software Engineer
3 18 (69.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 18 (69.23%) Software Developer
3 18 (69.23%) VB Developer
3 18 (69.23%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 20 (76.92%) SDLC
4 7 (26.92%) Functional Programming
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
6 2 (7.69%) CAD
6 2 (7.69%) Physics
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 23 (88.46%) C#
2 23 (88.46%) F#
2 23 (88.46%) VB6
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Oracle