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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 56 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 32 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.98% 2.21% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.17% 4.34% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
446 530 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.49% 50.81% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 366 483 431
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 - 12 £32,500 - 1
Leighton Buzzard +2 5 £50,000 +41.84% 1
Luton -14 2 £27,500 -35.29%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) SQL
3 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 23 (52.27%) HTML
5 22 (50.00%) C#
6 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
7 16 (36.36%) Symantec
8 15 (34.09%) Windows
9 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
10 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (25.00%) VB6
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
12 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
12 10 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (20.45%) Degree
14 8 (18.18%) Altiris
14 8 (18.18%) Automotive
14 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
15 7 (15.91%) SCCM
16 6 (13.64%) WCF
16 6 (13.64%) MVC
16 6 (13.64%) WinForms
16 6 (13.64%) VC++
16 6 (13.64%) Project Management
16 6 (13.64%) Internet
16 6 (13.64%) ERP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) SQLite
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (18.18%) Automotive
2 2 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Programmer
5 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior
7 3 (6.82%) Graduate
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) HTML
3 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (13.64%) WinForms
5 6 (13.64%) WCF
6 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.36%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) Web Services
7 3 (6.82%) Kendo UI
7 3 (6.82%) jQuery
8 2 (4.55%) REST
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (2.27%) Flash
9 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Android
2 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ERP
1 6 (13.64%) MVC
1 6 (13.64%) Project Management
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (6.82%) Scrum
3 3 (6.82%) Web Design
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.27%) Line Management
5 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (25.00%) VB6
4 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) VC++
7 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
8 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.82%) C++
10 2 (4.55%) PHP
10 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.27%) Java
11 1 (2.27%) Python
11 1 (2.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (2.27%) XAML
11 1 (2.27%) VBScript
11 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) Degree
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) CCNA
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) XenApp
1 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (15.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Symantec
3 8 (18.18%) Altiris
4 4 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Telerik
6 2 (4.55%) Lumesse
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) CommVault
7 1 (2.27%) Retek
7 1 (2.27%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.27%) VMware
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: up to 50k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago