The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.76% - 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% - 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £33,750 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 206 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.20% 54.07% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 70 204 119
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

VB
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

VB Salary Trend in Bedford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Symantec
2 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (35.71%) SAP Business One
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) ERP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) MCSE
4 5 (35.71%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Telerik
5 1 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Web Design
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB6
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Symantec
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik