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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 8 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.15% 2.06% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.10% 4.94% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 29
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
244 162 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 52.36% 41.75% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 214 128 251
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -11 6 £35,000 +32.07% 1
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (73.91%) .NET
1 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) VB.NET
5 11 (47.83%) jQuery
6 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
6 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
7 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
8 8 (34.78%) Ajax
8 8 (34.78%) CMS
8 8 (34.78%) Software Architecture
9 7 (30.43%) XML
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) MVC
11 5 (21.74%) Windows
11 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (21.74%) TDD
11 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) SaaS
12 4 (17.39%) BDD
12 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (34.78%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
1 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) Ajax
6 7 (30.43%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (17.39%) RESTful
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.70%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.35%) Web Services
9 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Vista
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
2 8 (34.78%) Software Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
4 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) VB.NET
4 10 (43.48%) T-SQL
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) VBScript
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM