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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 3.97% 3.01% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 5.36% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
192 168 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 63.58% 56.19% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 176 158 102
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Derby

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

VB Salary Histogram in Derby

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Manufacturing
3 20 (68.97%) Automotive
4 19 (65.52%) Electronics
4 19 (65.52%) C
5 15 (51.72%) Linux
6 14 (48.28%) UML
6 14 (48.28%) C++
6 14 (48.28%) MATLAB
6 14 (48.28%) Simulink
6 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
6 14 (48.28%) TargetLink
7 12 (41.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (41.38%) Validation
7 12 (41.38%) EMC
7 12 (41.38%) Assembly Language
7 12 (41.38%) Firmware
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.90%) VBA
10 1 (3.45%) .NET
10 1 (3.45%) J2EE
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle
10 1 (3.45%) Java
10 1 (3.45%) SQL
10 1 (3.45%) VBScript
10 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
10 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.45%) Active Directory

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (48.28%) Simulink
1 14 (48.28%) TargetLink
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (93.10%) Manufacturing
2 20 (68.97%) Automotive
3 19 (65.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Software Engineer
1 14 (48.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Design Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Electronics Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
1 1 (3.45%) Java SE
1 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) UML
1 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
2 12 (41.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (41.38%) Validation
3 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C
2 14 (48.28%) C++
2 14 (48.28%) MATLAB
3 12 (41.38%) Assembly Language
4 2 (6.90%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) EMC
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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