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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 80 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 90 81 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.84% 2.55% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 4.95% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 84 78 80
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1712 1635 2048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 54.07% 51.45% 56.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1448 1747
Average salary £37,500 £38,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +29 34 £32,500 - 11
Derbyshire +1 24 £37,000 -7.50%
Northamptonshire 0 18 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Leicestershire -13 9 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Lincolnshire - 3 £35,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (69.47%) .NET
2 116 (61.05%) C#
3 103 (54.21%) SQL Server
4 89 (46.84%) SQL
5 79 (41.58%) ASP.NET
6 72 (37.89%) VB.NET
7 59 (31.05%) MVC
8 58 (30.53%) Microsoft
9 48 (25.26%) HTML
10 45 (23.68%) Windows
11 44 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (23.16%) VB6
12 43 (22.63%) JavaScript
13 38 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (17.89%) T-SQL
15 32 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (16.32%) TDD
17 28 (14.74%) WCF
18 27 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web API
19 26 (13.68%) Web Application Development
19 26 (13.68%) SQL Server 2014
19 26 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 26 (13.68%) BDD
19 26 (13.68%) NoSQL
19 26 (13.68%) Node.js
19 26 (13.68%) Git (software)
19 26 (13.68%) RESTful
19 26 (13.68%) Ruby
20 24 (12.63%) Software Engineering
20 24 (12.63%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (13.68%) Node.js
2 15 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.21%) IIS
4 7 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.79%) Simulink
2 11 (5.79%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Infor M3
2 4 (2.11%) HFM
3 2 (1.05%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) SaaS
2 4 (2.11%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.11%) RFID
1 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.58%) Modbus
3 1 (0.53%) DHCP
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) MPLS
3 1 (0.53%) SNMP
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (54.21%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 26 (13.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (9.47%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.68%) MS Access
6 5 (2.63%) MySQL
7 4 (2.11%) Essbase
7 4 (2.11%) OLAP
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.58%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.58%) Hyperion Smart View
9 2 (1.05%) DB2
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.63%) Moq
3 5 (2.63%) MSTest
3 5 (2.63%) NUnit
4 4 (2.11%) CruiseControl
4 4 (2.11%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.11%) Subversion
4 4 (2.11%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.53%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.53%) Ant
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 21 (11.05%) Manufacturing
2 19 (10.00%) Automotive
3 16 (8.42%) Electronics
4 4 (2.11%) Finance
4 4 (2.11%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.58%) Legal
5 3 (1.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (63.16%) Developer
2 64 (33.68%) .NET Developer
3 32 (16.84%) VB Developer
4 20 (10.53%) VB6 Developer
5 17 (8.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (8.95%) C# Developer
5 17 (8.95%) SQL Developer
6 15 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.37%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) ICT Technician
8 13 (6.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (6.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.84%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (6.84%) Senior VB Developer
8 13 (6.84%) Support Technician
9 11 (5.79%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Report Developer
9 11 (5.79%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (5.79%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (69.47%) .NET
2 79 (41.58%) ASP.NET
3 48 (25.26%) HTML
4 32 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (14.74%) WCF
6 27 (14.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 26 (13.68%) RESTful
8 24 (12.63%) XML
9 17 (8.95%) .NET Framework
9 17 (8.95%) ActiveX
10 15 (7.89%) CSS
11 13 (6.84%) jQuery
12 7 (3.68%) Classic ASP
13 6 (3.16%) EDI
14 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 5 (2.63%) Entity Framework
14 5 (2.63%) Web Services
14 5 (2.63%) WPF
15 4 (2.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.74%) Xbox
3 4 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.11%) SCADA
4 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) AS400
6 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) e-Health
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.68%) Windows
2 15 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.37%) Linux
4 3 (1.58%) Android
4 3 (1.58%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.05%) MVC
2 44 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (16.32%) TDD
5 26 (13.68%) BDD
5 26 (13.68%) Web Application Development
6 24 (12.63%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.95%) Scrum
8 15 (7.89%) ITIL
9 13 (6.84%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.32%) Mentoring
10 12 (6.32%) OO
10 12 (6.32%) Translating Business Requirements
10 12 (6.32%) UML
11 11 (5.79%) Logistics
11 11 (5.79%) System Testing
12 10 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (4.21%) Schematic Capture
13 8 (4.21%) SDLC
13 8 (4.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (61.05%) C#
2 89 (46.84%) SQL
3 72 (37.89%) VB.NET
4 44 (23.16%) VB6
5 43 (22.63%) JavaScript
6 34 (17.89%) T-SQL
7 26 (13.68%) Ruby
8 18 (9.47%) C
9 16 (8.42%) C++
9 16 (8.42%) Java
10 13 (6.84%) VBScript
11 12 (6.32%) VBA
12 11 (5.79%) MATLAB
13 10 (5.26%) PHP
14 8 (4.21%) Assembly Language
14 8 (4.21%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (2.11%) Degree
1 4 (2.11%) HND
1 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.53%) ACCA
2 1 (0.53%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 58 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.79%) Oracle
3 8 (4.21%) EMC
4 6 (3.16%) Infor
4 6 (3.16%) SAP
5 4 (2.11%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.11%) Kronos
5 4 (2.11%) Metastorm
6 2 (1.05%) IBM
6 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.05%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) Apple
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco
7 1 (0.53%) Cognos
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
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