The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.56% 3.00% 3.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 6.62% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 34
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
497 423 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.47% 45.29% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 445 413 453
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

VB
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -14 8 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Dunstable -5 4 £37,500 -3.22%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 53 (86.89%) C#
3 51 (83.61%) SQL
4 45 (73.77%) SQL Server
5 35 (57.38%) HTML
6 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
6 31 (50.82%) XML
7 30 (49.18%) VB.NET
7 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
8 29 (47.54%) VB6
9 25 (40.98%) Visual Studio
9 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
10 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (29.51%) CSS
12 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (24.59%) Classic ASP
15 14 (22.95%) Oracle
15 14 (22.95%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (22.95%) Retail
16 13 (21.31%) WCF
16 13 (21.31%) Java
17 12 (19.67%) C++
17 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
17 12 (19.67%) Degree
18 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (18.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 11 (18.03%) Windows
19 10 (16.39%) PowerBuilder

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) CMS
3 5 (8.20%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (73.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (22.95%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
7 1 (1.64%) SQLite
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Visual Studio
2 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (18.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (16.39%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (11.48%) JIRA
6 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
6 6 (9.84%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (22.95%) Retail
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Automotive
4 4 (6.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 25 (40.98%) .NET Developer
3 24 (39.34%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (13.11%) C# Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Business Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Applications Support
8 6 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (6.56%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
11 3 (4.92%) Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Graduate Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
12 2 (3.28%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) HTML
3 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
3 31 (50.82%) XML
4 18 (29.51%) CSS
5 15 (24.59%) Classic ASP
6 13 (21.31%) WCF
7 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (13.11%) Web Services
9 7 (11.48%) jQuery
9 7 (11.48%) XSL
10 6 (9.84%) XSLT
10 6 (9.84%) WSDL
10 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (9.84%) Silverlight
11 4 (6.56%) WPF
12 3 (4.92%) WinForms
13 2 (3.28%) LINQ
14 1 (1.64%) Ajax
14 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) EPoS
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Android
2 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.28%) Linux
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) Project Management
2 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
3 8 (13.11%) TDD
4 7 (11.48%) MVC
4 7 (11.48%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) BCP
6 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.56%) OO
8 3 (4.92%) ERP
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
8 3 (4.92%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.92%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.28%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (3.28%) Unified Process
9 2 (3.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (86.89%) C#
2 51 (83.61%) SQL
3 30 (49.18%) VB.NET
4 29 (47.54%) VB6
5 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
6 13 (21.31%) Java
7 12 (19.67%) C++
8 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
8 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
9 8 (13.11%) C
10 6 (9.84%) XAML
11 3 (4.92%) Python
11 3 (4.92%) VBScript
12 2 (3.28%) PHP
13 1 (1.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) Business Objects
4 7 (11.48%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) Retek
Luton, Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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