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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.08% 2.38% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 5.49% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,000 £60,000
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
173 91 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 59.86% 43.33% 59.34%
Number of salaries quoted 151 78 162
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 4 (33.33%) WSUS
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (33.33%) VBScript
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) RESTful
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 4 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VBA
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle