The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 90 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 85 91 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.27% 2.86% 3.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 5.28% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 112
Average salary £34,000 £31,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.80% -6.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1972 1725 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 52.59% 54.23% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1747 1553 1617
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 33 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Leicestershire -8 22 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Derbyshire +2 20 £35,000 +32.07% 4
Northamptonshire -30 7 £40,000 +8.10% 5
Lincolnshire +8 3 £35,000 +12.90%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 173 (81.22%) .NET
2 158 (74.18%) C#
3 129 (60.56%) SQL
4 114 (53.52%) SQL Server
4 114 (53.52%) ASP.NET
5 94 (44.13%) VB.NET
6 62 (29.11%) MVC
6 62 (29.11%) JavaScript
6 62 (29.11%) Microsoft
7 57 (26.76%) XML
8 55 (25.82%) HTML
9 53 (24.88%) T-SQL
10 47 (22.07%) jQuery
11 42 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (19.25%) CSS
12 41 (19.25%) VB6
13 40 (18.78%) MS Excel
14 39 (18.31%) VBA
15 36 (16.90%) Classic ASP
15 36 (16.90%) Ajax
16 35 (16.43%) ITIL
16 35 (16.43%) Windows
17 34 (15.96%) VBScript
18 33 (15.49%) SharePoint
18 33 (15.49%) Web Application Development
18 33 (15.49%) WCF
19 32 (15.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 30 (14.08%) SAP
21 29 (13.62%) TDD
22 28 (13.15%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (15.49%) SharePoint
2 21 (9.86%) IIS
3 18 (8.45%) Node.js
4 17 (7.98%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
6 12 (5.63%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.69%) CMS
8 7 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.88%) SAS
9 4 (1.88%) Apache
10 3 (1.41%) JRun
11 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.94%) FileNet
11 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.47%) DNN
Applications
1 40 (18.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.23%) Internet
2 5 (2.35%) WAN
3 3 (1.41%) LAN
4 2 (0.94%) DNS
4 2 (0.94%) FTP
4 2 (0.94%) HTTP
4 2 (0.94%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (53.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (11.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (9.39%) MySQL
6 17 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (6.57%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database
8 11 (5.16%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.76%) DTS
10 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.82%) QlikView
11 6 (2.82%) DB2
12 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.35%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.35%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.88%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (10.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.69%) NUnit
4 7 (3.29%) Subversion
5 6 (2.82%) Moq
6 5 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (2.35%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.88%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.41%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.41%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.41%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.47%) MSTest
10 1 (0.47%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.47%) QARun
10 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 19 (8.92%) Games
2 16 (7.51%) Retail
3 11 (5.16%) Law
4 10 (4.69%) Finance
5 8 (3.76%) Legal
6 6 (2.82%) Marketing
7 5 (2.35%) Back Office
8 3 (1.41%) Advertising
9 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.94%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 134 (62.91%) Developer
2 84 (39.44%) .NET Developer
3 35 (16.43%) Analyst
4 29 (13.62%) Systems Developer
5 19 (8.92%) Web Developer
6 17 (7.98%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
7 12 (5.63%) SQL Developer
7 12 (5.63%) VB.NET Developer
8 9 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Customer Analyst
9 8 (3.76%) SCCM Specialist
9 8 (3.76%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.76%) .NET Web Developer
9 8 (3.76%) Customer Support Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) Junior
10 7 (3.29%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (81.22%) .NET
2 114 (53.52%) ASP.NET
3 57 (26.76%) XML
4 55 (25.82%) HTML
5 47 (22.07%) jQuery
6 42 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (19.25%) CSS
8 36 (16.90%) Classic ASP
8 36 (16.90%) Ajax
9 33 (15.49%) WCF
10 26 (12.21%) .NET Framework
11 22 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 19 (8.92%) HTML5
13 16 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (7.04%) Web Services
15 13 (6.10%) Ninject
15 13 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (4.69%) XSLT
17 9 (4.23%) RESTful
18 8 (3.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.10%) iPhone
1 13 (6.10%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.76%) Kindle
5 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.35%) Blog
6 4 (1.88%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.88%) Physics
7 3 (1.41%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.41%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.94%) iSeries
8 2 (0.94%) Open Source
8 2 (0.94%) EPoS
8 2 (0.94%) EFT
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.43%) Windows
2 19 (8.92%) Android
3 16 (7.51%) Linux
4 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.76%) Windows Vista
6 8 (3.76%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.29%) UNIX
8 5 (2.35%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.11%) MVC
2 35 (16.43%) ITIL
3 33 (15.49%) Web Application Development
4 29 (13.62%) TDD
5 25 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (9.86%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (8.45%) E-Commerce
8 17 (7.98%) Web Development
9 15 (7.04%) Scrum
10 14 (6.57%) OO
10 14 (6.57%) Project Management
10 14 (6.57%) BDD
11 13 (6.10%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (5.63%) ERP
13 9 (4.23%) OOP
13 9 (4.23%) Kanban
14 8 (3.76%) Software Architecture
14 8 (3.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (74.18%) C#
2 129 (60.56%) SQL
3 94 (44.13%) VB.NET
4 62 (29.11%) JavaScript
5 53 (24.88%) T-SQL
6 41 (19.25%) VB6
7 39 (18.31%) VBA
8 34 (15.96%) VBScript
9 28 (13.15%) Java
10 13 (6.10%) PHP
11 12 (5.63%) PowerShell
12 10 (4.69%) Perl
13 9 (4.23%) C++
14 7 (3.29%) Python
14 7 (3.29%) Ruby
14 7 (3.29%) Bash Shell
15 6 (2.82%) Bourne shell
16 5 (2.35%) PHP5
17 4 (1.88%) R
17 4 (1.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (7.51%) Degree
3 4 (1.88%) ISEB
3 4 (1.88%) HND
4 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) MCP
6 1 (0.47%) MCSE
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) MCITP
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.82%) QA
3 3 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.76%) SCCM
1 8 (3.76%) WSUS
2 2 (0.94%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (29.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.08%) SAP
3 26 (12.21%) Oracle
4 13 (6.10%) Google
5 12 (5.63%) IBM
6 9 (4.23%) Remedy
7 8 (3.76%) Citrix
8 6 (2.82%) DevExpress
9 5 (2.35%) JBoss
10 4 (1.88%) Unica
11 3 (1.41%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.41%) BMC
12 2 (0.94%) Tumbleweed
12 2 (0.94%) Tableau
12 2 (0.94%) SYSPRO
12 2 (0.94%) Axway
12 2 (0.94%) HP
12 2 (0.94%) Software AG
12 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.94%) webMethods
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