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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 57 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.66% 2.63% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.14% 5.12% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,750 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,750 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
407 508 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 43.30% 51.42% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 358 470 425
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 January 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 January 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 - 6 - - 1
Leighton Buzzard +6 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Luton -8 2 £27,500 -33.33% 1
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (87.50%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) SQL
3 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (65.00%) C#
5 24 (60.00%) HTML
6 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (37.50%) VB6
8 14 (35.00%) Symantec
9 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
9 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
9 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
10 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
10 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (22.50%) Windows
12 9 (22.50%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (20.00%) Altiris
13 8 (20.00%) Automotive
13 8 (20.00%) XML
14 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (17.50%) Degree
14 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
15 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (15.00%) SCCM
15 6 (15.00%) C++
16 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
16 5 (12.50%) MS Office
16 5 (12.50%) VC++
16 5 (12.50%) Internet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (20.00%) Automotive
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Programmer
5 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (87.50%) .NET
2 24 (60.00%) HTML
3 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
4 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) WinForms
6 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.50%) WCF
7 3 (7.50%) jQuery
7 3 (7.50%) Kendo UI
7 3 (7.50%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.00%) WPF
8 2 (5.00%) REST
8 2 (5.00%) CSS
8 2 (5.00%) SOAP
8 2 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Android
2 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (7.50%) Web Design
3 3 (7.50%) Scrum
3 3 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
4 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) SQL
2 26 (65.00%) C#
3 15 (37.50%) VB6
4 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
5 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.00%) C++
7 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (12.50%) VC++
8 3 (7.50%) XAML
8 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.50%) Java
10 1 (2.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (2.50%) Python
10 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) Symantec
3 8 (20.00%) Altiris
4 4 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (7.50%) Telerik
6 2 (5.00%) Lumesse
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Retek
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago