The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 43 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.72% 2.08% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.25% 5.14% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 26
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £42,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
521 428 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.07% 40.42% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 479 411 381
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
East of England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 31 £40,000 +14.28%
Dunstable +2 3 £37,000 -7.50%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 56 (94.92%) .NET
2 47 (79.66%) SQL
3 46 (77.97%) C#
4 39 (66.10%) SQL Server
5 34 (57.63%) HTML
5 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
6 30 (50.85%) XML
7 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
8 23 (38.98%) VB.NET
8 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
8 23 (38.98%) VB6
9 18 (30.51%) CSS
10 17 (28.81%) Classic ASP
10 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
11 14 (23.73%) WCF
11 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
12 13 (22.03%) Degree
12 13 (22.03%) Oracle
12 13 (22.03%) Web Services
13 12 (20.34%) Windows
13 12 (20.34%) Java
13 12 (20.34%) Retail
13 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
14 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
15 10 (16.95%) PowerBuilder
15 10 (16.95%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (16.95%) XSL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (10.17%) CMS
3 5 (8.47%) IIS
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Visualfiles
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.95%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.39%) MySQL
6 2 (3.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.69%) SQLite
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (16.95%) PowerBuilder
4 9 (15.25%) JIRA
5 7 (11.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
6 6 (10.17%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.69%) Log4Net
General
1 12 (20.34%) Retail
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) .NET Developer
3 21 (35.59%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Applications Support
7 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Programmer
10 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
11 2 (3.39%) ASP Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (94.92%) .NET
2 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
2 34 (57.63%) HTML
3 30 (50.85%) XML
4 18 (30.51%) CSS
5 17 (28.81%) Classic ASP
6 14 (23.73%) WCF
7 13 (22.03%) Web Services
7 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
8 10 (16.95%) XSL
9 7 (11.86%) jQuery
10 6 (10.17%) XSLT
10 6 (10.17%) WSDL
11 4 (6.78%) Silverlight
12 3 (5.08%) WinForms
12 3 (5.08%) ODBC
13 2 (3.39%) Spring
13 2 (3.39%) WPF
13 2 (3.39%) LINQ
14 1 (1.69%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) EPoS
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) SCADA
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Project Management
2 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
3 8 (13.56%) TDD
4 7 (11.86%) MVC
4 7 (11.86%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) BCP
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.47%) ERP
6 5 (8.47%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) OO
8 3 (5.08%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.39%) RUP
9 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.39%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (3.39%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) SQL
2 46 (77.97%) C#
3 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
4 23 (38.98%) VB.NET
4 23 (38.98%) VB6
5 12 (20.34%) Java
6 9 (15.25%) C
6 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
6 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
7 7 (11.86%) C++
8 4 (6.78%) PHP
8 4 (6.78%) XAML
9 3 (5.08%) VBScript
10 2 (3.39%) Python
11 1 (1.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.69%) VBA
11 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle
3 8 (13.56%) Perforce
4 4 (6.78%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
Bedfordshire
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