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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 90 90 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.36% 2.46% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 4.67% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 86 78 95
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
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
1860 1927 1652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 48.70% 52.72% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1637 1659 1438
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 September 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 September 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
Nottinghamshire -6 39 £35,000 +62.79% 5
Northamptonshire -5 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Leicestershire +8 16 £41,500 +41.88% 5
Derbyshire -13 14 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Lincolnshire +8 1 £65,000 +85.71% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (66.67%) .NET
2 102 (53.97%) C#
3 87 (46.03%) VB.NET
3 87 (46.03%) SQL Server
4 72 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 72 (38.10%) SQL
5 66 (34.92%) Windows
6 62 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (23.81%) MVC
8 40 (21.16%) VB6
9 37 (19.58%) Linux
10 36 (19.05%) XML
11 35 (18.52%) Ruby
12 34 (17.99%) TDD
13 32 (16.93%) JavaScript
13 32 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (15.34%) WCF
15 28 (14.81%) Software Engineering
15 28 (14.81%) Java
16 27 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (14.29%) Web Application Development
17 26 (13.76%) BDD
17 26 (13.76%) NoSQL
17 26 (13.76%) Node.js
17 26 (13.76%) Git (software)
17 26 (13.76%) RESTful
17 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 25 (13.23%) Mentoring
18 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
19 24 (12.70%) Electronics

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (13.76%) Node.js
2 21 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (4.76%) Confluence
3 9 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (4.76%) JBoss
3 9 (4.76%) CICS
4 5 (2.65%) Lync
5 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Simulink
1 12 (6.35%) TargetLink
2 7 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) LabWindows
1 2 (1.06%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.59%) SaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) DNS
1 11 (5.82%) Internet
2 9 (4.76%) SSL
2 9 (4.76%) FTP
3 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.17%) Firewall
5 2 (1.06%) DHCP
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) MPLS
6 1 (0.53%) RFID
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) SNMP
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) WLAN
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.76%) NoSQL
3 20 (10.58%) DB2
4 16 (8.47%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (6.35%) Adabas
6 11 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (5.29%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.59%) MySQL
10 3 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.59%) MS Access
11 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.82%) JIRA
3 10 (5.29%) HP UFT
3 10 (5.29%) LoadRunner
4 9 (4.76%) Hudson
4 9 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.23%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.70%) NUnit
6 7 (3.70%) MSTest
6 7 (3.70%) Moq
7 5 (2.65%) Subversion
8 2 (1.06%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.06%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.06%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.53%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (12.70%) Electronics
2 23 (12.17%) Manufacturing
3 20 (10.58%) Automotive
4 16 (8.47%) Back Office
5 15 (7.94%) Retail
6 11 (5.82%) Finance
7 9 (4.76%) Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (54.50%) Developer
2 53 (28.04%) .NET Developer
3 21 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 17 (8.99%) Analyst
5 13 (6.88%) Web Developer
6 12 (6.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (6.35%) VB.NET Developer
7 11 (5.82%) VB Developer
7 11 (5.82%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.82%) Design Engineer
7 11 (5.82%) Software Developer
7 11 (5.82%) Development Manager
7 11 (5.82%) Software Development Manager
7 11 (5.82%) Electronics Engineer
7 11 (5.82%) Software Manager
8 10 (5.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (5.29%) COBOL Analyst
8 10 (5.29%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 10 (5.29%) COBOL Programmer
8 10 (5.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (66.67%) .NET
2 72 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 36 (19.05%) XML
4 32 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (15.34%) WCF
6 26 (13.76%) RESTful
6 26 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (9.52%) Web Services
8 17 (8.99%) SOAP
9 15 (7.94%) HTML
10 12 (6.35%) XSLT
10 12 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (5.29%) ActiveX
11 10 (5.29%) jQuery
11 10 (5.29%) Java EE
12 9 (4.76%) Middleware
12 9 (4.76%) WinForms
13 7 (3.70%) JSON
13 7 (3.70%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) Mainframe
1 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.29%) User Experience
3 7 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.65%) Xbox
5 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) e-Health
6 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 66 (34.92%) Windows
2 37 (19.58%) Linux
3 22 (11.64%) UNIX
4 9 (4.76%) Android
5 8 (4.23%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.81%) MVC
3 34 (17.99%) TDD
4 28 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 27 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 26 (13.76%) BDD
7 25 (13.23%) Mentoring
8 23 (12.17%) SDLC
8 23 (12.17%) Web Development
9 16 (8.47%) OOD
10 15 (7.94%) DevOps
11 14 (7.41%) OO
12 12 (6.35%) UML
13 11 (5.82%) Validation
13 11 (5.82%) People Management
13 11 (5.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (5.82%) Open Source
14 10 (5.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.97%) C#
2 87 (46.03%) VB.NET
3 72 (38.10%) SQL
4 40 (21.16%) VB6
5 35 (18.52%) Ruby
6 32 (16.93%) JavaScript
7 28 (14.81%) Java
8 23 (12.17%) C
9 22 (11.64%) C++
10 21 (11.11%) COBOL
10 21 (11.11%) JCL
11 20 (10.58%) T-SQL
12 18 (9.52%) Perl
13 17 (8.99%) VBScript
14 15 (7.94%) PHP
14 15 (7.94%) PowerShell
15 12 (6.35%) MATLAB
15 12 (6.35%) NATURAL
16 11 (5.82%) Assembly Language
17 10 (5.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (6.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) MCAD
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.94%) Firmware
2 9 (4.76%) RACF
3 6 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (10.05%) CA Endevor
2 9 (4.76%) Puppet
2 9 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.58%) IBM
3 17 (8.99%) Oracle
4 11 (5.82%) EMC
4 11 (5.82%) Splunk
5 9 (4.76%) F5
5 9 (4.76%) New Relic
5 9 (4.76%) Informatica
5 9 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.59%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.06%) Infor
7 2 (1.06%) Metastorm
7 2 (1.06%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.53%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.53%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.53%) Perforce
8 1 (0.53%) Kronos
8 1 (0.53%) Omniture
8 1 (0.53%) NetIQ
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40k - £45k per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: 7 days ago