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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 6.78% 4.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.26% 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £37,250 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
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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
39 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 66.10% 32.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 11
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 £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £45,000
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 22 August 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) VB6
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 3 (42.86%) XAML
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Python

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VB6
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) XAML
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) C
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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