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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 17 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 5.45% 6.06% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
32 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 58.18% 36.36% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 33
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) VB6
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) XAML
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
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
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
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%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) VB6
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) XAML
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft