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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.91% 3.25% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 6.87% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
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
467 553 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.42% 47.26% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 425 518 378
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -7 18 £45,000 +12.50%
Dunstable -5 1 - -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £36,000 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (76.47%) .NET
2 37 (72.55%) SQL
3 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 30 (58.82%) HTML
5 28 (54.90%) C#
6 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
7 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
7 22 (43.14%) Windows
8 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
10 17 (33.33%) Visual Studio
11 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
11 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (27.45%) CSS
12 14 (27.45%) jQuery
13 13 (25.49%) Degree
13 13 (25.49%) MS Office
13 13 (25.49%) C
13 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
13 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
14 12 (23.53%) Symantec
14 12 (23.53%) Mathematics
15 11 (21.57%) VB6
15 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
15 11 (21.57%) SDLC
16 10 (19.61%) XML
17 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
17 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
18 8 (15.69%) Norton AntiVirus

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (25.49%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) Intranet
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (9.80%) Subversion
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.80%) Automotive
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Front Office
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) AWS Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Development Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Manager
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (76.47%) .NET
2 30 (58.82%) HTML
3 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
4 14 (27.45%) CSS
4 14 (27.45%) jQuery
5 10 (19.61%) XML
6 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 8 (15.69%) HTML5
8 7 (13.73%) CSS3
9 5 (9.80%) Kendo UI
9 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.84%) WCF
10 4 (7.84%) WinForms
10 4 (7.84%) Ajax
10 4 (7.84%) Web Services
11 3 (5.88%) Middleware
11 3 (5.88%) JSON
12 2 (3.92%) Flash
13 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
13 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 12 (23.53%) Mathematics
3 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
3 11 (21.57%) SDLC
4 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
6 5 (9.80%) UML
6 5 (9.80%) ERP
6 5 (9.80%) MVC
6 5 (9.80%) Scrum
6 5 (9.80%) Web Design
6 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (9.80%) Line Management
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Release Management
8 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) SQL
2 28 (54.90%) C#
3 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.49%) C
5 11 (21.57%) VB6
5 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
6 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 6 (11.76%) Java
8 4 (7.84%) VC++
9 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.92%) VBScript
11 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.76%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) CCNA
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Symantec
3 5 (9.80%) Telerik
3 5 (9.80%) Altiris
3 5 (9.80%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) FalconStor
6 1 (1.96%) Lumesse
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) CA
6 1 (1.96%) CommVault
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago