Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 142 139
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 18 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.58% 0.69% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 1.18% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 41
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +14.55% -21.43%
10th Percentile £28,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £34,750 £38,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £41,750 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -0.60% +10.53% +1.33%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,196 1,531 2,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 70.75% 58.44% 60.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,863 1,329 1,763
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,200 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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
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 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney +11 9 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Oxford -17 2 - - 3
Abingdon -17 1 £35,000 -
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) VB6
3 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) VoIP
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (44.44%) Network Security
3 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 8 (44.44%) Office 365
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Migration
5 6 (33.33%) WCF
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering

VB
Co-occurring 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
1 8 (44.44%) Network Security
1 8 (44.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (33.33%) REST
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) VB6
3 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 7 (38.89%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (44.44%) VMware