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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 88 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 96 100 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.64% 3.08% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 5.87% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 95 101
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £41,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1953 1703 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 53.62% 52.45% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1490 1538
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,850 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire -8 35 £29,500 +3.50% 2
Northamptonshire -17 28 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Leicestershire +8 20 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Derbyshire -13 10 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Lincolnshire +2 2 £35,000 +12.90%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 139 (77.22%) .NET
2 128 (71.11%) C#
3 109 (60.56%) SQL
4 104 (57.78%) SQL Server
5 99 (55.00%) ASP.NET
6 67 (37.22%) VB.NET
7 62 (34.44%) JavaScript
8 55 (30.56%) XML
9 54 (30.00%) HTML
10 53 (29.44%) T-SQL
11 45 (25.00%) MVC
12 43 (23.89%) Microsoft
13 42 (23.33%) jQuery
14 39 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (21.67%) CSS
15 38 (21.11%) VBScript
16 36 (20.00%) Windows
16 36 (20.00%) Ajax
17 30 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 30 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 27 (15.00%) Java
20 26 (14.44%) WCF
20 26 (14.44%) Degree
20 26 (14.44%) VB6
21 25 (13.89%) .NET Framework
21 25 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
22 24 (13.33%) TDD
22 24 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
22 24 (13.33%) Web Application Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 22 (12.22%) IIS
2 17 (9.44%) Node.js
3 14 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (4.44%) CMS
5 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.22%) DNN
6 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.22%) SAS
7 2 (1.11%) Lync
7 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.11%) FileNet
7 2 (1.11%) Apache
7 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.56%) JRun
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) Summit
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) Internet
2 4 (2.22%) WAN
2 4 (2.22%) DNS
3 2 (1.11%) FTP
3 2 (1.11%) HTTP
3 2 (1.11%) SNMP
3 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.11%) LAN
3 2 (1.11%) Intranet
3 2 (1.11%) Extranet
3 2 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 18 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (7.22%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.67%) MySQL
7 11 (6.11%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (4.44%) DTS
9 6 (3.33%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.11%) Big Data
12 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.11%) DB2
13 1 (0.56%) MS Access
13 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.67%) CruiseControl
2 12 (6.67%) Subversion
3 8 (4.44%) TestComplete
3 8 (4.44%) MSBuild
4 6 (3.33%) NUnit
5 5 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.22%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.22%) Selenium
7 3 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.67%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.11%) Moq
8 2 (1.11%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (10.00%) Retail
2 10 (5.56%) Games
3 7 (3.89%) Finance
4 6 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (1.67%) Law
6 2 (1.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (62.22%) Developer
2 66 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 27 (15.00%) Analyst
4 17 (9.44%) Software Developer
5 13 (7.22%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 11 (6.11%) Web Developer
8 10 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (5.00%) VB Developer
9 9 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.00%) VB6 Developer
10 8 (4.44%) Customer Support Analyst
10 8 (4.44%) Customer Analyst
10 8 (4.44%) Graduate
11 7 (3.89%) Junior
11 7 (3.89%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (77.22%) .NET
2 99 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 55 (30.56%) XML
4 54 (30.00%) HTML
5 42 (23.33%) jQuery
6 39 (21.67%) CSS
7 36 (20.00%) Ajax
8 29 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (14.44%) WCF
10 25 (13.89%) .NET Framework
11 24 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (8.89%) RESTful
13 12 (6.67%) HTML5
13 12 (6.67%) ActiveX
13 12 (6.67%) Web Services
14 11 (6.11%) Classic ASP
14 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (5.56%) XSL
16 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 8 (4.44%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.89%) iPhone
5 6 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.78%) Physics
7 3 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.11%) Social Media
8 2 (1.11%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.11%) Kindle
8 2 (1.11%) iSeries
8 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 2 (1.11%) Blog
8 2 (1.11%) EPoS
8 2 (1.11%) EFT
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.00%) Windows
2 16 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.67%) Android
4 9 (5.00%) Linux
5 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 6 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.22%) UNIX
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.00%) MVC
2 39 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (13.33%) TDD
4 24 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 19 (10.56%) E-Commerce
5 19 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (10.00%) BDD
7 16 (8.89%) OO
7 16 (8.89%) ITIL
8 15 (8.33%) OOP
9 13 (7.22%) Regression Testing
9 13 (7.22%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.67%) Web Development
11 11 (6.11%) Project Management
12 8 (4.44%) Software Architecture
13 7 (3.89%) Scrum
14 6 (3.33%) Kanban
14 6 (3.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 128 (71.11%) C#
2 109 (60.56%) SQL
3 67 (37.22%) VB.NET
4 62 (34.44%) JavaScript
5 53 (29.44%) T-SQL
6 38 (21.11%) VBScript
7 27 (15.00%) Java
8 26 (14.44%) VB6
9 16 (8.89%) Ruby
10 15 (8.33%) C++
11 13 (7.22%) VBA
12 9 (5.00%) Perl
13 8 (4.44%) PowerShell
13 8 (4.44%) Python
13 8 (4.44%) PHP
14 4 (2.22%) R
15 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.11%) PHP5
16 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (14.44%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) ISEB
3 4 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) MCP
6 1 (0.56%) MCITP
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) SCCM
1 6 (3.33%) WSUS
2 2 (1.11%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (1.11%) Netcool
2 2 (1.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.22%) Oracle
3 10 (5.56%) IBM
4 9 (5.00%) SAP
5 8 (4.44%) Citrix
6 7 (3.89%) Remedy
7 5 (2.78%) Google
8 4 (2.22%) Unica
9 3 (1.67%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.67%) BMC
10 2 (1.11%) Splunk
10 2 (1.11%) Tableau
10 2 (1.11%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (1.11%) Axway
10 2 (1.11%) Telerik
10 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.11%) Compuware
10 2 (1.11%) Software AG
10 2 (1.11%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.11%) webMethods
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-34k
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Computacenter
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago