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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 7.69% 1.34% 5.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.41% 2.15% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 14
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +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
137 186 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 61.99% 62.42% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 125 172 117
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Derby

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Manufacturing
3 14 (51.85%) Automotive
4 13 (48.15%) C
4 13 (48.15%) Electronics
5 12 (44.44%) Linux
6 11 (40.74%) UML
6 11 (40.74%) C++
6 11 (40.74%) EMC
6 11 (40.74%) Assembly Language
6 11 (40.74%) Firmware
6 11 (40.74%) MATLAB
6 11 (40.74%) Simulink
6 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
6 11 (40.74%) TargetLink
6 11 (40.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (40.74%) Validation
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) C#
8 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) VBScript
9 2 (7.41%) VBA
10 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.70%) J2EE
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle
10 1 (3.70%) Java
10 1 (3.70%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (40.74%) Simulink
1 11 (40.74%) TargetLink
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (85.19%) Manufacturing
2 14 (51.85%) Automotive
3 13 (48.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Software Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) Design Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) Java SE
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.70%) SCADA
1 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) UML
1 11 (40.74%) Validation
1 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
1 11 (40.74%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
2 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C
2 11 (40.74%) C++
2 11 (40.74%) Assembly Language
2 11 (40.74%) MATLAB
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) VBScript
4 2 (7.41%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) EMC
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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