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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 67 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.63% 2.59% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.98% 5.75% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 33
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £46,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
418 522 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 43.91% 45.08% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 387 471 430
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 September 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 September 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 -1 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Dunstable -14 9 £25,000 -33.33%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (87.18%) SQL
2 28 (71.79%) .NET
3 27 (69.23%) HTML
4 24 (61.54%) C#
5 23 (58.97%) CSS
6 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
6 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
8 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
9 16 (41.03%) Client/Server
10 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
10 15 (38.46%) C
11 13 (33.33%) MS Office
11 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 13 (33.33%) Finance
11 13 (33.33%) Waterfall
12 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (30.77%) SDLC
12 12 (30.77%) Mathematics
12 12 (30.77%) Windows
13 11 (28.21%) PowerBuilder
13 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (28.21%) Banking
14 10 (25.64%) Degree
14 10 (25.64%) jQuery
14 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
15 9 (23.08%) XML
16 8 (20.51%) Java
16 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
16 8 (20.51%) SLA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Intranet
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 11 (28.21%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (17.95%) JIRA
4 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (12.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.13%) Subversion
8 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Hindi Language
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Support
4 5 (12.82%) AWS Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Development Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Manager
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 27 (69.23%) HTML
3 23 (58.97%) CSS
4 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.64%) jQuery
6 9 (23.08%) XML
7 7 (17.95%) HTML5
7 7 (17.95%) CSS3
8 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.69%) JSON
9 3 (7.69%) Ajax
9 3 (7.69%) Web Services
9 3 (7.69%) XSL
9 3 (7.69%) Middleware
10 2 (5.13%) Classic ASP
10 2 (5.13%) Kendo UI
11 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.56%) J2EE
11 1 (2.56%) WinForms
11 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Client/Server
2 12 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 12 (30.77%) SDLC
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) UML
5 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Line Management
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Release Management
7 2 (5.13%) Web Design
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) C#
3 15 (38.46%) C
4 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
6 8 (20.51%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) VB.NET
7 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 5 (12.82%) VB6
9 3 (7.69%) VBScript
10 2 (5.13%) C++
10 2 (5.13%) Python
11 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.13%) Telerik
3 2 (5.13%) Northgate
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Dell
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) Lumesse
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
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