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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 103 65
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 12 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.22% 0.93% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 1.90% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 27
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
465 631 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.26% 48.73% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 370 591 409
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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
Bedford - 9 £32,500 - 3
Leighton Buzzard 0 6 £50,000 +55.03%
Luton -1 6 £42,500 +3.03%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
2 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
3 29 (61.70%) HTML
4 23 (48.94%) C#
5 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
5 22 (46.81%) Windows
6 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
7 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
8 16 (34.04%) Symantec
9 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (27.66%) VB6
10 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
10 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
11 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (21.28%) jQuery
12 10 (21.28%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (19.15%) Project Management
13 9 (19.15%) CSS
13 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
13 9 (19.15%) Degree
13 9 (19.15%) MVC
14 8 (17.02%) WinForms
14 8 (17.02%) Altiris
14 8 (17.02%) WCF
14 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
14 8 (17.02%) MS Office
14 8 (17.02%) VC++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Internet
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) Intranet
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.51%) Automotive
2 2 (4.26%) Front Office
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Developer
3 9 (19.15%) AWS Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Programmer
6 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Development Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) HTML
3 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
4 10 (21.28%) jQuery
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (19.15%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
6 8 (17.02%) WCF
6 8 (17.02%) WinForms
7 7 (14.89%) XML
8 5 (10.64%) Kendo UI
8 5 (10.64%) HTML5
9 4 (8.51%) CSS3
10 3 (6.38%) Web Services
10 3 (6.38%) Ajax
11 2 (4.26%) Flash
11 2 (4.26%) Middleware
11 2 (4.26%) JSON
11 2 (4.26%) SOAP
11 2 (4.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Client/Server
1 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) MVC
3 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (10.64%) ERP
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 5 (10.64%) Web Design
5 4 (8.51%) Line Management
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Change Control
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Release Management
6 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) UML
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) SQL
2 23 (48.94%) C#
3 13 (27.66%) VB6
4 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
5 8 (17.02%) VC++
6 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
7 6 (12.77%) C
8 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
8 4 (8.51%) Java
9 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 6 (12.77%) MCSE
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) MCTS
4 1 (2.13%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) XenApp
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (14.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) Symantec
3 8 (17.02%) Altiris
4 5 (10.64%) Telerik
4 5 (10.64%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Lumesse
7 1 (2.13%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) CA
7 1 (2.13%) CommVault
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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