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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 95 110 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -43
Permanent jobs citing VB 69 80 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.17% 2.22% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 3.92% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 68 73 107
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £24,310
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
1629 2039 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 51.24% 56.59% 58.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1747 1591
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Leicestershire +24 22 £35,000 -11.79% 6
Derbyshire +29 17 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Northamptonshire +4 17 £40,000 +0.62% 3
Nottinghamshire -9 9 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Lincolnshire +6 1 £25,000 -11.50%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 126 (79.25%) .NET
2 119 (74.84%) C#
3 93 (58.49%) SQL Server
4 86 (54.09%) ASP.NET
5 79 (49.69%) VB.NET
6 71 (44.65%) SQL
7 54 (33.96%) MVC
8 49 (30.82%) JavaScript
8 49 (30.82%) HTML
8 49 (30.82%) Microsoft
9 48 (30.19%) Windows
10 39 (24.53%) XML
11 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (22.64%) jQuery
12 32 (20.13%) WCF
13 31 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (18.87%) CSS
15 28 (17.61%) TDD
15 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (17.61%) Web Application Development
16 27 (16.98%) .NET Framework
17 26 (16.35%) VB6
17 26 (16.35%) Ruby
18 25 (15.72%) Degree
18 25 (15.72%) T-SQL
18 25 (15.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 24 (15.09%) MS Excel
19 24 (15.09%) BDD
19 24 (15.09%) Node.js
19 24 (15.09%) NoSQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (15.09%) Node.js
2 17 (10.69%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.18%) IIS
4 11 (6.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (6.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.52%) DNN
5 4 (2.52%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) MS Office
2 5 (3.14%) Simulink
2 5 (3.14%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.63%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) Internet
2 4 (2.52%) SNMP
2 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.26%) Intranet
3 2 (1.26%) Extranet
3 2 (1.26%) CTI
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 21 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (6.29%) Data Mining
5 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.03%) MySQL
7 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.52%) Big Data
9 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.29%) CruiseControl
5 9 (5.66%) Subversion
6 7 (4.40%) TestComplete
7 6 (3.77%) MSBuild
8 5 (3.14%) Selenium
9 4 (2.52%) NUnit
9 4 (2.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (2.52%) Moq
9 4 (2.52%) MSTest
9 4 (2.52%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.26%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (10.06%) Manufacturing
2 11 (6.92%) Electronics
3 9 (5.66%) Retail
4 7 (4.40%) Automotive
5 4 (2.52%) Law
6 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.26%) Games
7 2 (1.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Finance
8 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 117 (73.58%) Developer
2 67 (42.14%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.47%) Software Developer
4 21 (13.21%) Software Engineer
5 16 (10.06%) C# Developer
6 15 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.81%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.18%) VB.NET Developer
9 10 (6.29%) Junior Developer
9 10 (6.29%) Junior
9 10 (6.29%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.40%) Design Engineer
11 7 (4.40%) VB Developer
11 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) VB6 Developer
11 7 (4.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (79.25%) .NET
2 86 (54.09%) ASP.NET
3 49 (30.82%) HTML
4 39 (24.53%) XML
5 36 (22.64%) jQuery
6 32 (20.13%) WCF
7 30 (18.87%) CSS
8 28 (17.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (16.98%) .NET Framework
10 25 (15.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (15.09%) RESTful
12 21 (13.21%) Ajax
13 16 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (6.29%) WinForms
15 9 (5.66%) WPF
15 9 (5.66%) XSL
16 6 (3.77%) ActiveX
16 6 (3.77%) Web Services
16 6 (3.77%) .NET Compact Framework
17 4 (2.52%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.52%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.52%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.89%) User Experience
5 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.26%) Tandem
6 2 (1.26%) Social Media
6 2 (1.26%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.19%) Windows
2 15 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.29%) Linux
5 4 (2.52%) Android
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.52%) UNIX
6 3 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.89%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.96%) MVC
2 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (17.61%) TDD
4 28 (17.61%) Web Application Development
5 24 (15.09%) BDD
6 23 (14.47%) Software Engineering
7 20 (12.58%) OO
8 15 (9.43%) Web Development
9 12 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.66%) ITIL
10 9 (5.66%) OOP
10 9 (5.66%) Web Design
11 8 (5.03%) Regression Testing
12 7 (4.40%) Validation
13 5 (3.14%) UML
13 5 (3.14%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.14%) Scrum
13 5 (3.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 119 (74.84%) C#
2 79 (49.69%) VB.NET
3 71 (44.65%) SQL
4 49 (30.82%) JavaScript
5 26 (16.35%) VB6
5 26 (16.35%) Ruby
6 25 (15.72%) T-SQL
7 20 (12.58%) VBScript
8 18 (11.32%) C++
9 14 (8.81%) C
10 11 (6.92%) Java
11 9 (5.66%) MATLAB
12 8 (5.03%) VBA
13 7 (4.40%) Perl
13 7 (4.40%) Assembly Language
14 5 (3.14%) PHP
14 5 (3.14%) Python
15 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.63%) VC++
16 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (15.72%) Degree
2 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.52%) MCAD
4 3 (1.89%) MCTS
5 2 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.26%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) HL7
4 1 (0.63%) DICOM
System Software
1 11 (6.92%) Firmware
2 7 (4.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 4 (2.52%) Netcool
1 4 (2.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (1.89%) SCCM
2 3 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (30.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle
3 7 (4.40%) EMC
4 5 (3.14%) IBM
5 4 (2.52%) Splunk
5 4 (2.52%) Compuware
6 3 (1.89%) Remedy
7 2 (1.26%) Telerik
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
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