The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 102 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.99% 3.46% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 8.35% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 40
Average salary £41,250 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £24,300 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
644 479 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.94% 41.40% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 603 419 443
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -24 8 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £32,250 -
Dunstable +11 1 £45,000 +28.57%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) .NET
3 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
5 14 (35.90%) HTML
5 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
5 14 (35.90%) XML
6 13 (33.33%) C#
7 12 (30.77%) Oracle
8 10 (25.64%) Web Services
8 10 (25.64%) Windows
9 9 (23.08%) ODBC
9 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 9 (23.08%) VBScript
9 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (23.08%) DTS
9 9 (23.08%) Degree
9 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (17.95%) VB6
10 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.38%) Silverlight
11 6 (15.38%) CRM
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
11 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 5 (12.82%) Linux
12 5 (12.82%) IIS
12 5 (12.82%) C++
12 5 (12.82%) MySQL
12 5 (12.82%) FoxPro (VFP)

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (23.08%) DTS
3 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 5 (12.82%) SQLite
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (10.26%) MS Access
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Log4Net
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Applications Support
3 9 (23.08%) DBA
4 8 (20.51%) Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Administrator
5 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Programmer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Access Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
2 14 (35.90%) XML
3 10 (25.64%) Web Services
4 9 (23.08%) ODBC
5 6 (15.38%) Silverlight
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (10.26%) XSL
7 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 2 (5.13%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
9 1 (2.56%) XHTML
9 1 (2.56%) XSLT
9 1 (2.56%) CSS
9 1 (2.56%) WCF
9 1 (2.56%) Ajax
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) SCADA
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.38%) CRM
3 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.26%) ERP
3 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Lean Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) C#
4 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 9 (23.08%) VBScript
5 7 (17.95%) VB6
6 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 5 (12.82%) C++
7 5 (12.82%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 5 (12.82%) XAML
8 4 (10.26%) Ruby
8 4 (10.26%) PHP
8 4 (10.26%) VBA
9 3 (7.69%) Java
10 2 (5.13%) C
11 1 (2.56%) VC++
11 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
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