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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 75 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.56% 2.23% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 4.61% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,050 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
445 564 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.75% 48.41% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 378 528 361
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 £32,500 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Luton -3 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Leighton Buzzard +2 5 £43,000 +26.47%
Bedford - 3 £32,500 - 2
Dunstable -9 1 - - 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (71.43%) .NET
2 34 (69.39%) SQL
3 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
4 29 (59.18%) HTML
5 24 (48.98%) C#
6 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
6 22 (44.90%) Windows
7 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
8 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
9 16 (32.65%) Symantec
10 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
10 13 (26.53%) VB6
11 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (24.49%) Visual Studio
11 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (22.45%) Degree
12 11 (22.45%) jQuery
12 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (20.41%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (20.41%) VB.NET
14 9 (18.37%) CSS
14 9 (18.37%) Project Management
14 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
14 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (16.33%) Altiris
15 8 (16.33%) MVC
15 8 (16.33%) XML
15 8 (16.33%) MS Office
16 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
16 7 (14.29%) C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.20%) Automotive
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) AWS Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Programmer
5 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Development Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (71.43%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) HTML
3 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
4 11 (22.45%) jQuery
5 9 (18.37%) CSS
5 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
5 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (16.33%) XML
7 7 (14.29%) WinForms
7 7 (14.29%) WCF
8 5 (10.20%) HTML5
8 5 (10.20%) Kendo UI
9 4 (8.16%) CSS3
9 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 3 (6.12%) Ajax
11 2 (4.08%) JSON
11 2 (4.08%) SOAP
11 2 (4.08%) Flash
11 2 (4.08%) Middleware
11 2 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
1 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.37%) Project Management
3 8 (16.33%) MVC
4 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.20%) ERP
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 5 (10.20%) Web Design
5 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (8.16%) Line Management
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
8 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Release Management
8 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) UML
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) C#
3 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) VB6
4 10 (20.41%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.29%) C
5 7 (14.29%) VC++
6 5 (10.20%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) VBScript
8 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.45%) Degree
3 6 (12.24%) MCSE
3 6 (12.24%) CCNA
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) vSphere
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Symantec
3 8 (16.33%) Altiris
4 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) Telerik
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) Lumesse
7 1 (2.04%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) CA
7 1 (2.04%) CommVault
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) VMware
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum £20-40k pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Gemini Consultants Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 16 days ago