The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 80 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 86 123 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.70% 3.32% 3.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 5.81% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83 104 107
Average salary £40,000 £39,180 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.09% +22.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £48,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +7.14%
VB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1636 2117 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 51.33% 57.17% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1822 1386
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VB
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB Salary Trend in the East Midlands

VB
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

VB
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Derbyshire +30 25 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Leicestershire -7 25 £37,500 -3.84% 11
Nottinghamshire +6 16 £24,000 -31.42% 2
Northamptonshire -7 16 £40,000 - 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 121 (75.16%) .NET
2 109 (67.70%) C#
3 83 (51.55%) SQL Server
4 78 (48.45%) ASP.NET
5 74 (45.96%) VB.NET
6 72 (44.72%) SQL
7 53 (32.92%) MVC
8 51 (31.68%) Windows
9 45 (27.95%) HTML
10 43 (26.71%) Microsoft
11 37 (22.98%) JavaScript
12 29 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (17.39%) WCF
14 27 (16.77%) TDD
14 27 (16.77%) VB6
14 27 (16.77%) jQuery
14 27 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (16.77%) Web Application Development
14 27 (16.77%) XML
15 24 (14.91%) Manufacturing
16 23 (14.29%) Node.js
16 23 (14.29%) BDD
16 23 (14.29%) NoSQL
16 23 (14.29%) RESTful
16 23 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 23 (14.29%) Ruby
16 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (13.66%) CSS
18 21 (13.04%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (14.29%) Node.js
2 17 (10.56%) IIS
3 11 (6.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.35%) Lync
5 6 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.59%) Simulink
2 9 (5.59%) TargetLink
3 4 (2.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.62%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.62%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.62%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.48%) SNMP
2 4 (2.48%) DNS
3 3 (1.86%) CTI
3 3 (1.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (51.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.83%) MySQL
4 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.11%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.48%) Big Data
8 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.32%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.59%) Subversion
5 6 (3.73%) TestComplete
6 5 (3.11%) CruiseControl
6 5 (3.11%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.48%) MSTest
7 4 (2.48%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.48%) Moq
7 4 (2.48%) NUnit
8 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 24 (14.91%) Manufacturing
2 13 (8.07%) Electronics
3 10 (6.21%) Automotive
4 8 (4.97%) Retail
5 4 (2.48%) Back Office
5 4 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (1.24%) Finance
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (63.98%) Developer
2 65 (40.37%) .NET Developer
3 20 (12.42%) Software Engineer
3 20 (12.42%) Software Developer
4 18 (11.18%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.07%) VB.NET Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Analyst
8 10 (6.21%) VB Developer
8 10 (6.21%) VB6 Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Design Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Electronics Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Junior Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Senior Design Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (75.16%) .NET
2 78 (48.45%) ASP.NET
3 45 (27.95%) HTML
4 28 (17.39%) WCF
5 27 (16.77%) jQuery
5 27 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (16.77%) XML
6 23 (14.29%) RESTful
6 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (13.66%) CSS
8 21 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (7.45%) Ajax
11 10 (6.21%) Web Services
11 10 (6.21%) WinForms
12 9 (5.59%) WPF
13 5 (3.11%) .NET Compact Framework
13 5 (3.11%) ActiveX
14 4 (2.48%) Castle Windsor
14 4 (2.48%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (2.48%) Graphic Design
2 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.48%) User Experience
3 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.24%) Social Media
4 2 (1.24%) Open Source
4 2 (1.24%) Tandem
4 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.62%) SCADA
5 1 (0.62%) FMCG
5 1 (0.62%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.62%) NHS
5 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.68%) Windows
2 14 (8.70%) Linux
3 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.48%) UNIX
4 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.92%) MVC
2 29 (18.01%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.77%) TDD
3 27 (16.77%) Web Application Development
4 23 (14.29%) BDD
5 20 (12.42%) Software Engineering
6 17 (10.56%) OO
7 11 (6.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (6.21%) Web Development
9 9 (5.59%) Validation
9 9 (5.59%) UML
9 9 (5.59%) OOP
9 9 (5.59%) ITIL
9 9 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.73%) Web Design
10 6 (3.73%) MVVM
11 5 (3.11%) Analytics
11 5 (3.11%) Regression Testing
11 5 (3.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 109 (67.70%) C#
2 74 (45.96%) VB.NET
3 72 (44.72%) SQL
4 37 (22.98%) JavaScript
5 27 (16.77%) VB6
6 23 (14.29%) Ruby
7 21 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 17 (10.56%) VBScript
8 17 (10.56%) C
9 14 (8.70%) C++
10 13 (8.07%) VBA
10 13 (8.07%) MATLAB
11 9 (5.59%) Assembly Language
11 9 (5.59%) Java
12 5 (3.11%) Perl
13 4 (2.48%) PHP
13 4 (2.48%) Python
13 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.62%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Degree
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.11%) VCP4
3 4 (2.48%) MCAD
4 3 (1.86%) MCTS
5 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) HL7
3 1 (0.62%) DICOM
System Software
1 13 (8.07%) Firmware
2 11 (6.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 4 (2.48%) Netcool
1 4 (2.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (1.86%) WSUS
2 3 (1.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) Oracle
3 9 (5.59%) EMC
4 4 (2.48%) IBM
4 4 (2.48%) Compuware
4 4 (2.48%) Splunk
5 3 (1.86%) Remedy
5 3 (1.86%) Citrix
6 2 (1.24%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.24%) Telerik
7 1 (0.62%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) SAP
East Midlands
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + pension, bonus, share option +++
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 43k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
HR Industries
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Vertical IT
Salary: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Vertical IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Melton Mowbray
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
East Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago