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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.63% 1.77% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.58% 3.63% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 32
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.69% +6.42%
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
456 578 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.96% 48.61% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 358 531 439
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 30 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 30 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 - 13 £32,500 -
Leighton Buzzard -3 7 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Luton -19 1 £27,500 -35.29%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 26 (63.41%) SQL
4 23 (56.10%) HTML
5 17 (41.46%) C#
6 16 (39.02%) Windows
6 16 (39.02%) Symantec
7 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
8 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
8 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
9 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (29.27%) VB6
11 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (24.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (21.95%) MVC
13 8 (19.51%) WinForms
13 8 (19.51%) Altiris
13 8 (19.51%) WCF
13 8 (19.51%) VC++
14 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
14 7 (17.07%) Internet
14 7 (17.07%) Project Management
14 7 (17.07%) SCCM
15 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
15 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (14.63%) Firewall
15 6 (14.63%) CCNA
15 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
15 6 (14.63%) MCSE

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (7.32%) Automotive
2 2 (4.88%) Front Office
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) AWS Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Programmer
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 23 (56.10%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
4 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (19.51%) WinForms
5 8 (19.51%) WCF
6 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (12.20%) jQuery
7 5 (12.20%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) Kendo UI
9 3 (7.32%) Web Services
9 3 (7.32%) CSS
10 2 (4.88%) SOAP
10 2 (4.88%) Flash
10 2 (4.88%) REST
11 1 (2.44%) Ajax
11 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.44%) HTML5
11 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
11 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) MVC
2 7 (17.07%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) ERP
4 4 (9.76%) Scrum
4 4 (9.76%) Web Design
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Web Development
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) C#
3 12 (29.27%) VB6
4 8 (19.51%) VC++
5 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
7 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.88%) VBScript
9 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.44%) C++
10 1 (2.44%) Java
10 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
2 6 (14.63%) CCNA
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.20%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) XenApp
1 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (17.07%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) Symantec
3 8 (19.51%) Altiris
4 5 (12.20%) SAP
5 4 (9.76%) Telerik
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) Lumesse
8 1 (2.44%) FalconStor
8 1 (2.44%) VMware
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) CA
8 1 (2.44%) CommVault
8 1 (2.44%) Retek
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