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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 33 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 5.69% 1.15% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.28% 2.00% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
145 150 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 68.72% 57.69% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 137 146 129
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £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 30 January 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (46.67%) Validation
2 7 (46.67%) Electronics
2 7 (46.67%) Automotive
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) EMC
2 7 (46.67%) Assembly Language
2 7 (46.67%) Firmware
2 7 (46.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) TargetLink
3 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 5 (33.33%) Simulink
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) FMCG
6 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (33.33%) TargetLink
1 5 (33.33%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (46.67%) Electronics
2 7 (46.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Design Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Validation
1 7 (46.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
1 7 (46.67%) Assembly Language
2 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) EMC
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