The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 36 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 7 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.89% 1.88% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.42% 3.89% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 25
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,296 £32,900 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Programming Languages Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
256 180 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 52.46% 48.26% 61.81%
Number of salaries quoted 230 164 259
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
East Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram 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 22 July 2014. 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 -10 10 £32,500 +22.64% 3
Belper - 5 £40,000 -
Chesterfield - 2 £37,500 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 14 (53.85%) C#
5 12 (46.15%) VB.NET
6 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
6 10 (38.46%) jQuery
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 8 (30.77%) VBScript
8 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
8 8 (30.77%) SCCM
8 8 (30.77%) Ajax
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Vista
8 8 (30.77%) WSUS
8 8 (30.77%) CMS
8 8 (30.77%) Remedy
8 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 8 (30.77%) Software Architecture
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
9 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP SRM
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.85%) QARun
General
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) SCCM Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) Ajax
6 6 (23.08%) XML
7 4 (15.38%) RESTful
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Vista
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 8 (30.77%) Software Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 4 (15.38%) Kanban
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) E-Procurement
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) C#
3 12 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 8 (30.77%) VBScript
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) VB6
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
1 8 (30.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
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