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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 96 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 89 100 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.43% 3.05% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.49% 5.78% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 76 92 104
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £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
1981 1731 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 54.02% 52.77% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1519 1501
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Northamptonshire -14 31 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Nottinghamshire -10 29 £35,000 +22.80% 3
Leicestershire +10 19 £29,250 -8.59% 1
Derbyshire -12 9 £38,750 +10.71% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 136 (77.27%) .NET
2 126 (71.59%) C#
3 108 (61.36%) SQL
4 102 (57.95%) SQL Server
5 98 (55.68%) ASP.NET
6 68 (38.64%) VB.NET
7 60 (34.09%) JavaScript
8 52 (29.55%) HTML
8 52 (29.55%) T-SQL
8 52 (29.55%) XML
9 43 (24.43%) Microsoft
10 42 (23.86%) MVC
11 40 (22.73%) jQuery
12 39 (22.16%) CSS
13 38 (21.59%) VBScript
14 37 (21.02%) Windows
14 37 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (18.75%) Ajax
16 30 (17.05%) MS Excel
17 28 (15.91%) .NET Framework
17 28 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (15.34%) VB6
19 26 (14.77%) Degree
19 26 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (14.20%) WCF
20 25 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
21 24 (13.64%) TDD
22 23 (13.07%) Java
22 23 (13.07%) Web Application Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 17 (9.66%) Node.js
3 13 (7.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.55%) CMS
6 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.27%) DNN
8 3 (1.70%) SAS
9 2 (1.14%) Lync
9 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.14%) Apache
9 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.14%) FileNet
9 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.57%) JRun
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) Internet
2 4 (2.27%) DNS
2 4 (2.27%) WAN
3 2 (1.14%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) SNMP
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) Intranet
3 2 (1.14%) Extranet
3 2 (1.14%) LAN
3 2 (1.14%) LDAP
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (57.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (7.39%) NoSQL
6 13 (7.39%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (6.82%) MySQL
8 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
9 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.98%) Data Mining
11 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.41%) DTS
12 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.14%) Big Data
13 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.14%) DB2
13 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.57%) UniData
14 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (9.66%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.39%) CruiseControl
2 13 (7.39%) Subversion
3 9 (5.11%) TestComplete
3 9 (5.11%) MSBuild
4 6 (3.41%) NUnit
5 4 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.27%) Selenium
6 3 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.70%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.14%) Moq
7 2 (1.14%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.57%) MSTest
General
1 17 (9.66%) Retail
2 9 (5.11%) Games
3 7 (3.98%) Finance
4 5 (2.84%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 111 (63.07%) Developer
2 62 (35.23%) .NET Developer
3 27 (15.34%) Analyst
4 18 (10.23%) Software Developer
5 13 (7.39%) Applications Support
5 13 (7.39%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.68%) VB6 Developer
7 10 (5.68%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (5.68%) VB Developer
8 9 (5.11%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (5.11%) Graduate
9 8 (4.55%) Customer Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Customer Support Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) SCCM Specialist
10 6 (3.41%) Junior
10 6 (3.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (77.27%) .NET
2 98 (55.68%) ASP.NET
3 52 (29.55%) HTML
3 52 (29.55%) XML
4 40 (22.73%) jQuery
5 39 (22.16%) CSS
6 33 (18.75%) Ajax
7 28 (15.91%) .NET Framework
7 28 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (14.20%) WCF
9 17 (9.66%) RESTful
10 13 (7.39%) ActiveX
11 10 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (5.11%) Classic ASP
12 9 (5.11%) XSL
12 9 (5.11%) Web Services
12 9 (5.11%) .NET Compact Framework
12 9 (5.11%) HTML5
12 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.41%) iPhone
3 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.27%) Physics
6 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.14%) Social Media
7 2 (1.14%) iSeries
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) EPoS
7 2 (1.14%) EFT
8 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.57%) Blog
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.57%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.02%) Windows
2 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.25%) Android
4 9 (5.11%) Linux
4 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.41%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.41%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.41%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.27%) UNIX
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.86%) MVC
2 37 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (13.64%) TDD
5 23 (13.07%) Web Application Development
6 21 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (10.23%) E-Commerce
7 18 (10.23%) BDD
8 17 (9.66%) OO
9 16 (9.09%) OOP
9 16 (9.09%) ITIL
10 14 (7.95%) Regression Testing
11 13 (7.39%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (7.39%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.82%) Web Development
13 9 (5.11%) Project Management
14 8 (4.55%) Software Architecture
14 8 (4.55%) Scrum
15 6 (3.41%) Android Development
15 6 (3.41%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (71.59%) C#
2 108 (61.36%) SQL
3 68 (38.64%) VB.NET
4 60 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 52 (29.55%) T-SQL
6 38 (21.59%) VBScript
7 27 (15.34%) VB6
8 23 (13.07%) Java
9 17 (9.66%) Ruby
10 16 (9.09%) C++
11 13 (7.39%) VBA
12 9 (5.11%) Perl
13 8 (4.55%) Python
13 8 (4.55%) PHP
14 7 (3.98%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.70%) R
15 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
16 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 26 (14.77%) Degree
2 5 (2.84%) ISEB
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) MCP
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) WSUS
1 6 (3.41%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (1.14%) Netcool
2 2 (1.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 2 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 43 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.50%) Oracle
3 9 (5.11%) IBM
4 8 (4.55%) Citrix
5 7 (3.98%) Remedy
5 7 (3.98%) SAP
6 4 (2.27%) Google
7 3 (1.70%) Unica
7 3 (1.70%) BMC
8 2 (1.14%) Splunk
8 2 (1.14%) Tableau
8 2 (1.14%) Software AG
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.14%) webMethods
8 2 (1.14%) Compuware
8 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.14%) Telerik
8 2 (1.14%) Axway
8 2 (1.14%) Tumbleweed
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago