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 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 96 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 90 101 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.38% 3.09% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.48% 5.86% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77 97 111
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,150 £40,500
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
2010 1723 1795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 53.25% 52.74% 52.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 1521 1575
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 22 August 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 August 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 +3 30 £21,500 -28.33% 2
Leicestershire +4 24 £26,500 -32.05% 3
Northamptonshire -21 20 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Derbyshire -7 14 £37,500 +41.50% 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 August 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.

1 148 (78.72%) .NET
2 136 (72.34%) C#
3 113 (60.11%) SQL
4 110 (58.51%) SQL Server
5 99 (52.66%) ASP.NET
6 78 (41.49%) VB.NET
7 60 (31.91%) JavaScript
8 54 (28.72%) MVC
9 53 (28.19%) XML
10 50 (26.60%) HTML
11 48 (25.53%) T-SQL
12 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
12 45 (23.94%) jQuery
13 37 (19.68%) Ajax
14 35 (18.62%) VBScript
14 35 (18.62%) CSS
15 34 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (17.55%) MS Excel
17 32 (17.02%) WCF
18 30 (15.96%) Windows
18 30 (15.96%) Web Application Development
19 29 (15.43%) Java
20 28 (14.89%) TDD
20 28 (14.89%) VB6
21 25 (13.30%) Oracle
22 24 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
22 24 (12.77%) .NET Framework
23 23 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012
24 22 (11.70%) Degree
24 22 (11.70%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.70%) IIS
2 18 (9.57%) Node.js
3 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.26%) CMS
6 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.13%) SAS
6 4 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.60%) DNN
7 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.60%) Apache
8 2 (1.06%) JRun
8 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.06%) FileNet
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (17.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Summit
3 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.32%) Internet
2 4 (2.13%) WAN
3 2 (1.06%) LDAP
3 2 (1.06%) FTP
3 2 (1.06%) HTTP
3 2 (1.06%) DNS
3 2 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (0.53%) Extranet
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (58.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (9.57%) MySQL
4 18 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.85%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (5.85%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.79%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.26%) DTS
8 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.66%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.13%) DB2
10 4 (2.13%) QlikView
11 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (7.98%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.79%) NUnit
2 9 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.72%) Subversion
5 6 (3.19%) CruiseControl
6 5 (2.66%) Moq
7 4 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.60%) Selenium
8 3 (1.60%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.60%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.60%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.60%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.53%) MSTest
General
1 17 (9.04%) Retail
2 14 (7.45%) Games
3 8 (4.26%) Finance
4 7 (3.72%) Law
5 6 (3.19%) Marketing
6 5 (2.66%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.60%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (61.17%) Developer
2 68 (36.17%) .NET Developer
3 32 (17.02%) Analyst
4 15 (7.98%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.91%) Web Developer
5 13 (6.91%) Software Developer
6 12 (6.38%) Systems Developer
7 10 (5.32%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.32%) SQL Developer
8 9 (4.79%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.26%) Junior
9 8 (4.26%) Customer Support Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) Customer Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
10 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Systems Manager
10 7 (3.72%) Graduate
11 6 (3.19%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (78.72%) .NET
2 99 (52.66%) ASP.NET
3 53 (28.19%) XML
4 50 (26.60%) HTML
5 45 (23.94%) jQuery
6 37 (19.68%) Ajax
7 35 (18.62%) CSS
8 34 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (17.02%) WCF
10 24 (12.77%) .NET Framework
11 21 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 15 (7.98%) Classic ASP
14 13 (6.91%) Web Services
14 13 (6.91%) RESTful
15 12 (6.38%) HTML5
16 10 (5.32%) XSL
17 9 (4.79%) Ninject
17 9 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.32%) iPhone
3 9 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.66%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.66%) Physics
5 4 (2.13%) Kindle
5 4 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.13%) Blog
6 3 (1.60%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.06%) iSeries
7 2 (1.06%) EPoS
7 2 (1.06%) EFT
8 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.96%) Windows
2 16 (8.51%) Android
3 14 (7.45%) Linux
4 13 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.66%) UNIX
6 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.72%) MVC
2 30 (15.96%) Web Application Development
3 28 (14.89%) TDD
4 24 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (9.57%) E-Commerce
6 17 (9.04%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (9.04%) BDD
6 17 (9.04%) ITIL
7 16 (8.51%) OO
8 14 (7.45%) Web Development
9 13 (6.91%) Software Engineering
9 13 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.38%) Project Management
11 10 (5.32%) OOP
11 10 (5.32%) ERP
11 10 (5.32%) Regression Testing
11 10 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (4.79%) Scrum
12 9 (4.79%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (4.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 136 (72.34%) C#
2 113 (60.11%) SQL
3 78 (41.49%) VB.NET
4 60 (31.91%) JavaScript
5 48 (25.53%) T-SQL
6 35 (18.62%) VBScript
7 29 (15.43%) Java
8 28 (14.89%) VB6
9 19 (10.11%) VBA
10 15 (7.98%) C++
11 13 (6.91%) Ruby
12 12 (6.38%) Perl
12 12 (6.38%) PHP
13 8 (4.26%) Python
14 7 (3.72%) Bash Shell
15 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
16 5 (2.66%) PHP5
17 4 (2.13%) Bourne shell
17 4 (2.13%) R
18 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (11.70%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) ISEB
2 6 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCITP
6 1 (0.53%) MCP
6 1 (0.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) SLA
2 5 (2.66%) QA
3 4 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) SCCM
1 4 (2.13%) WSUS
2 2 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.06%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.30%) Oracle
3 13 (6.91%) SAP
4 10 (5.32%) IBM
5 9 (4.79%) Google
6 8 (4.26%) Citrix
7 5 (2.66%) Remedy
8 4 (2.13%) DevExpress
8 4 (2.13%) Unica
9 3 (1.60%) BMC
9 3 (1.60%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.60%) JBoss
10 2 (1.06%) Tableau
10 2 (1.06%) SYSPRO
10 2 (1.06%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (1.06%) Software AG
10 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.06%) webMethods
10 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.06%) Axway
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