The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 100 99 96
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.06% 1.27% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 1.97% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 17
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -26.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 814 915 767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 57.61% 64.35% 56.19%
Number of salaries quoted 742 784 662
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for VB in Oxfordshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Oxfordshire

VB
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Abingdon - 4 £28,500 - 1
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 - 1
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
4 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) ISEB
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
6 4 (21.05%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
6 4 (21.05%) VB6
6 4 (21.05%) Scalability Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) QA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) Simulink
3 2 (10.53%) MS Office
4 1 (5.26%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MS Access
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Manual Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Manual Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Software Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Support
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Graduate
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) COM
2 4 (21.05%) Silverlight
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Vista
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Physics
2 4 (21.05%) Scalability Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Web Development
3 3 (15.79%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Biology
3 3 (15.79%) Chemistry
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Complexity Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) MATLAB
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) VB6
4 3 (15.79%) Fortran
4 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) Delphi
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.53%) Pascal
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (21.05%) PhD
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
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