The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 12 19
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable - 6.98% 8.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 21.43% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB
Bedfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 47.27% 32.56% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 18
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,000 £40,075
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) XAML
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) EPoS
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQLite
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) XAML
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft