The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 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 Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.66% 1.89% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
33 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 62.26% 26.42% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Bedfordshire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

VB
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

VB Salary Trend in Dunstable

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) XAML
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQLite
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) VB6
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) XAML
4 1 (16.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft