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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.54% 1.39% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.02% 2.61% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 18
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +5.71%
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
214 307 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 46.62% 53.48% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 191 281 225
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 +26 17 £40,000 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Manufacturing
3 19 (43.18%) C#
3 19 (43.18%) .NET
4 15 (34.09%) C
5 14 (31.82%) Automotive
6 13 (29.55%) Electronics
7 12 (27.27%) Linux
8 11 (25.00%) C++
8 11 (25.00%) UML
8 11 (25.00%) EMC
8 11 (25.00%) Assembly Language
8 11 (25.00%) Firmware
8 11 (25.00%) MATLAB
8 11 (25.00%) Simulink
8 11 (25.00%) Validation
8 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.00%) TargetLink
8 11 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 10 (22.73%) MVC
10 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
10 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (15.91%) XML
12 5 (11.36%) SQL
12 5 (11.36%) SOAP
12 5 (11.36%) Web Services
12 5 (11.36%) N-Tier

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Simulink
1 11 (25.00%) TargetLink
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (52.27%) Manufacturing
2 14 (31.82%) Automotive
3 13 (29.55%) Electronics
4 5 (11.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Senior Design Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
4 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (15.91%) XML
5 5 (11.36%) WinForms
5 5 (11.36%) SOAP
5 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) JSON
5 5 (11.36%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) HTML
6 2 (4.55%) WPF
7 1 (2.27%) J2EE
7 1 (2.27%) Java SE
7 1 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) UML
1 11 (25.00%) Validation
1 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (22.73%) MVC
3 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.09%) OOP
4 4 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.27%) PLM
6 1 (2.27%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) C
3 11 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 11 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 11 (25.00%) C++
4 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.36%) SQL
6 4 (9.09%) VBA
7 2 (4.55%) VBScript
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) Java
8 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) EMC
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle