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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 83 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 105 85 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.85% 2.26% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 4.29% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 95 74 88
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +10.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
1791 1980 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 48.58% 52.70% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1746 1551
Average salary £37,750 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +3 38 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Northamptonshire +12 25 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Leicestershire +16 22 £45,000 +69.81% 4
Derbyshire -7 20 £40,000 +10.34% 5
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 128 (64.32%) .NET
2 102 (51.26%) C#
3 88 (44.22%) VB.NET
4 87 (43.72%) SQL Server
5 76 (38.19%) SQL
6 71 (35.68%) Windows
7 69 (34.67%) ASP.NET
8 56 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (22.11%) MVC
10 38 (19.10%) VB6
10 38 (19.10%) Linux
11 36 (18.09%) XML
12 33 (16.58%) Ruby
13 31 (15.58%) TDD
14 29 (14.57%) JavaScript
14 29 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
16 27 (13.57%) Java
16 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
16 27 (13.57%) Manufacturing
16 27 (13.57%) WCF
17 26 (13.07%) Software Engineering
18 25 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (12.56%) Web Application Development
19 24 (12.06%) BDD
19 24 (12.06%) NoSQL
19 24 (12.06%) Node.js
19 24 (12.06%) RESTful
19 24 (12.06%) Git (software)
19 24 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 24 (12.06%) Node.js
2 21 (10.55%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (4.52%) Confluence
3 9 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (4.52%) JBoss
3 9 (4.52%) CICS
4 8 (4.02%) IIS
5 7 (3.52%) Lync
6 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (7.54%) Simulink
1 15 (7.54%) TargetLink
2 8 (4.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.01%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.50%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.53%) Internet
2 10 (5.03%) DNS
3 9 (4.52%) SSL
3 9 (4.52%) FTP
4 8 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.51%) Firewall
6 2 (1.01%) SAN
7 1 (0.50%) CTI
7 1 (0.50%) Intranet
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) LAN
7 1 (0.50%) WLAN
7 1 (0.50%) DHCP
7 1 (0.50%) Wireless
7 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (43.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.06%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.55%) DB2
4 12 (6.03%) Adabas
5 11 (5.53%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.53%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.51%) MS Access
12 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.01%) MySQL
13 1 (0.50%) QlikView
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 24 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.53%) JIRA
3 10 (5.03%) HP UFT
3 10 (5.03%) LoadRunner
4 9 (4.52%) Hudson
4 9 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.02%) NUnit
5 6 (3.02%) MSTest
5 6 (3.02%) Moq
6 4 (2.01%) Subversion
6 4 (2.01%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium
8 1 (0.50%) AccuRev
General
1 27 (13.57%) Manufacturing
2 24 (12.06%) Electronics
3 21 (10.55%) Automotive
4 20 (10.05%) Back Office
5 16 (8.04%) Retail
6 13 (6.53%) Finance
7 9 (4.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (52.76%) Developer
2 53 (26.63%) .NET Developer
3 21 (10.55%) Analyst
3 21 (10.55%) Software Engineer
4 16 (8.04%) Software Developer
5 15 (7.54%) Web Developer
5 15 (7.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 14 (7.04%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.03%) VB.NET Developer
7 12 (6.03%) Design Engineer
7 12 (6.03%) Electronics Engineer
7 12 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.53%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) .NET Web Developer
8 11 (5.53%) Software Development Manager
8 11 (5.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (5.53%) Software Manager
8 11 (5.53%) VB Developer
8 11 (5.53%) Development Manager
9 10 (5.03%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (64.32%) .NET
2 69 (34.67%) ASP.NET
3 36 (18.09%) XML
4 29 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (13.57%) WCF
6 24 (12.06%) RESTful
6 24 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (11.06%) Web Services
8 20 (10.05%) SOAP
9 16 (8.04%) HTML
10 12 (6.03%) XSLT
10 12 (6.03%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (6.03%) WinForms
11 11 (5.53%) jQuery
12 10 (5.03%) Java EE
12 10 (5.03%) JSON
12 10 (5.03%) REST
13 9 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (4.52%) Middleware
14 7 (3.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.53%) User Experience
2 11 (5.53%) Mainframe
3 10 (5.03%) N-Tier
3 10 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.01%) Xbox
5 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) Clustering
6 1 (0.50%) SCADA
6 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.68%) Windows
2 38 (19.10%) Linux
3 20 (10.05%) UNIX
4 8 (4.02%) Android
5 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.51%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.11%) MVC
3 31 (15.58%) TDD
4 28 (14.07%) Mentoring
5 26 (13.07%) Software Engineering
6 25 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (12.56%) Web Application Development
7 24 (12.06%) BDD
8 22 (11.06%) SDLC
9 20 (10.05%) Web Development
10 15 (7.54%) DevOps
10 15 (7.54%) UML
11 14 (7.04%) OOD
12 13 (6.53%) Open Source
13 12 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (6.03%) Validation
14 11 (5.53%) OO
14 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
14 11 (5.53%) People Management
15 10 (5.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (51.26%) C#
2 88 (44.22%) VB.NET
3 76 (38.19%) SQL
4 38 (19.10%) VB6
5 33 (16.58%) Ruby
6 29 (14.57%) JavaScript
7 27 (13.57%) Java
8 24 (12.06%) C
8 24 (12.06%) C++
9 21 (10.55%) COBOL
9 21 (10.55%) JCL
10 18 (9.05%) Perl
10 18 (9.05%) T-SQL
10 18 (9.05%) VBScript
11 15 (7.54%) MATLAB
11 15 (7.54%) PowerShell
12 14 (7.04%) PHP
13 12 (6.03%) Assembly Language
13 12 (6.03%) NATURAL
14 10 (5.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) Degree
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.01%) MCAD
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.01%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.04%) Firmware
2 10 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.52%) RACF
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (9.55%) CA Endevor
2 9 (4.52%) Puppet
2 9 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.55%) IBM
3 16 (8.04%) Oracle
4 12 (6.03%) EMC
5 11 (5.53%) Splunk
6 9 (4.52%) F5
6 9 (4.52%) New Relic
6 9 (4.52%) Informatica
6 9 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.51%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.01%) Metastorm
8 2 (1.01%) Google
9 1 (0.50%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.50%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.50%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.50%) Perforce
9 1 (0.50%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) Omniture
9 1 (0.50%) Remedy
9 1 (0.50%) NEC
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
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Salary: 25,000-30,000
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Salary: 20,000-30,000
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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