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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.18% 1.92% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% 4.17% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
176 144 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 73.64% 46.15% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 164 139 140
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 5 (31.25%) Electronics
3 5 (31.25%) Automotive
3 5 (31.25%) EMC
3 5 (31.25%) Assembly Language
3 5 (31.25%) Firmware
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) VBScript
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 3 (18.75%) Simulink
5 3 (18.75%) TargetLink
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Simulink
1 3 (18.75%) TargetLink
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 5 (31.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Design Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Validation
1 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
1 5 (31.25%) Assembly Language
2 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) EMC
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
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