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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 73 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.35% 3.97% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 9.29% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 38 35
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £42,500 £42,500
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
536 409 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 46.57% 42.78% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 475 402 450
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £53,500
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 18 September 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 September 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 -18 15 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Dunstable -6 3 £37,500 -3.22%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 62 (96.88%) .NET
2 56 (87.50%) C#
3 55 (85.94%) SQL
4 46 (71.88%) SQL Server
5 35 (54.69%) HTML
6 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET
7 31 (48.44%) XML
8 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
9 29 (45.31%) VB.NET
10 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
10 28 (43.75%) VB6
11 24 (37.50%) Visual Studio
12 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (28.13%) CSS
13 18 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (23.44%) Classic ASP
16 14 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (21.88%) Degree
16 14 (21.88%) WCF
17 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
17 13 (20.31%) Retail
18 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
18 12 (18.75%) Java
18 12 (18.75%) Oracle
18 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
19 11 (17.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 11 (17.19%) Windows
20 10 (15.63%) C++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.38%) CMS
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) MS Access
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 18 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (17.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (15.63%) PowerBuilder
5 9 (14.06%) JIRA
6 6 (9.38%) Subversion
6 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.56%) Log4Net
General
1 13 (20.31%) Retail
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Automotive
4 4 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (79.69%) Developer
2 26 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 23 (35.94%) Software Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Graduate
10 2 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (96.88%) .NET
2 35 (54.69%) HTML
3 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET
4 31 (48.44%) XML
5 18 (28.13%) CSS
6 15 (23.44%) Classic ASP
7 14 (21.88%) WCF
8 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
9 10 (15.63%) Web Services
10 8 (12.50%) XSL
11 7 (10.94%) jQuery
12 6 (9.38%) WSDL
12 6 (9.38%) XSLT
13 5 (7.81%) Silverlight
13 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (6.25%) WPF
15 3 (4.69%) WinForms
16 2 (3.13%) LINQ
17 1 (1.56%) CSLA
17 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) EPoS
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.25%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
4 8 (12.50%) TDD
5 7 (10.94%) Scrum
5 7 (10.94%) MVC
6 6 (9.38%) BCP
6 6 (9.38%) ERP
7 5 (7.81%) CRM
8 4 (6.25%) OO
8 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.69%) Time Management
9 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.69%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.13%) RUP
10 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
10 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (87.50%) C#
2 55 (85.94%) SQL
3 29 (45.31%) VB.NET
4 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 28 (43.75%) VB6
5 12 (18.75%) Java
6 10 (15.63%) C++
7 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
7 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
8 8 (12.50%) C
9 5 (7.81%) XAML
9 5 (7.81%) PHP
10 3 (4.69%) VBScript
11 2 (3.13%) Python
12 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 8 (12.50%) Perforce
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 14 days ago