The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire 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 35 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.37% 1.21% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.46% 2.41% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 14
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
VB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
201 290 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 51.67% 50.26% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 188 268 210
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £27,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

VB
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Derbyshire region.

VB Salary Trend in Derbyshire

VB
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +11 12 £40,000 +6.66% 4
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 10 (45.45%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) C
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
5 7 (31.82%) EMC
5 7 (31.82%) Assembly Language
5 7 (31.82%) Firmware
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Electronics
5 7 (31.82%) Automotive
5 7 (31.82%) Validation
5 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) TargetLink
6 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
6 5 (22.73%) Simulink
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) UML
6 5 (22.73%) C++
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (13.64%) PHP
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) TargetLink
1 5 (22.73%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) TestComplete
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 12 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 7 (31.82%) Electronics
2 7 (31.82%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Design Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) WPF
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) LAMP
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
1 7 (31.82%) Validation
1 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) UML
3 2 (9.09%) OOP
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) C
3 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
3 7 (31.82%) Assembly Language
4 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) VBA
8 1 (4.55%) Java
8 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.55%) VBScript
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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