The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 48 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.86% 1.99% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 3.39% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Programming Languages Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
191 177 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 60.63% 58.61% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 185 155 74
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

VB
Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Derby region.

VB Salary Trend in Derby

VB
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Derby region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Derby

VB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
1 20 (95.24%) Manufacturing
2 19 (90.48%) Electronics
2 19 (90.48%) Automotive
3 18 (85.71%) C
4 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) UML
5 10 (47.62%) EMC
5 10 (47.62%) Assembly Language
5 10 (47.62%) Firmware
5 10 (47.62%) MATLAB
5 10 (47.62%) Simulink
5 10 (47.62%) C++
5 10 (47.62%) Validation
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 10 (47.62%) TargetLink
5 10 (47.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.76%) Java SE
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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.

Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Simulink
1 10 (47.62%) TargetLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (95.24%) Manufacturing
2 19 (90.48%) Electronics
2 19 (90.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Design Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 10 (47.62%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) Java SE
1 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) UML
1 10 (47.62%) Validation
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
1 10 (47.62%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C
2 10 (47.62%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) Assembly Language
2 10 (47.62%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C#
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle