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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 86 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 94 122 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.57% 3.22% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.96% 5.75% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 100
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,150 £45,000
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
1896 2121 1638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 51.79% 55.90% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1838 1469
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Derbyshire +41 37 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Leicestershire -9 22 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Northamptonshire -24 16 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire -1 13 £29,750 -15.00% 2
Lincolnshire -16 1 £40,000 +26.98%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 120 (72.29%) .NET
2 104 (62.65%) C#
3 84 (50.60%) SQL Server
4 75 (45.18%) ASP.NET
5 73 (43.98%) VB.NET
6 69 (41.57%) SQL
7 51 (30.72%) MVC
8 50 (30.12%) Windows
9 39 (23.49%) VB6
10 32 (19.28%) Manufacturing
11 31 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (18.07%) Microsoft
13 27 (16.27%) TDD
13 27 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (15.66%) XML
15 25 (15.06%) WCF
15 25 (15.06%) Web Application Development
16 24 (14.46%) Ruby
16 24 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (13.86%) C
17 23 (13.86%) Software Engineering
18 22 (13.25%) RESTful
18 22 (13.25%) Git (software)
18 22 (13.25%) BDD
18 22 (13.25%) NoSQL
18 22 (13.25%) Node.js
18 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (12.65%) Electronics
20 20 (12.05%) JavaScript
20 20 (12.05%) HTML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 22 (13.25%) Node.js
2 14 (8.43%) IIS
3 12 (7.23%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.22%) Lync
5 4 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.20%) CICS
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.20%) JBoss
6 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) Simulink
1 12 (7.23%) TargetLink
2 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.60%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.60%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) DNS
2 3 (1.81%) SAN
2 3 (1.81%) CTI
2 3 (1.81%) Internet
3 2 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (1.20%) Intranet
3 2 (1.20%) SSL
3 2 (1.20%) FTP
3 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) DHCP
4 1 (0.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (50.60%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.25%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.02%) DB2
3 10 (6.02%) Adabas
4 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.81%) MySQL
7 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.42%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.61%) Subversion
4 5 (3.01%) MSTest
4 5 (3.01%) Moq
4 5 (3.01%) NUnit
5 3 (1.81%) JIRA
6 2 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.20%) Hudson
6 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.60%) AccuRev
General
1 32 (19.28%) Manufacturing
2 21 (12.65%) Electronics
3 16 (9.64%) Automotive
4 11 (6.63%) Back Office
5 7 (4.22%) Retail
6 5 (3.01%) Finance
7 4 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 96 (57.83%) Developer
2 57 (34.34%) .NET Developer
3 20 (12.05%) Software Developer
4 19 (11.45%) Software Engineer
5 18 (10.84%) Analyst
5 18 (10.84%) C# Developer
6 16 (9.64%) Web Developer
7 15 (9.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (7.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (7.83%) .NET Web Developer
9 12 (7.23%) Electronics Engineer
9 12 (7.23%) Design Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (5.42%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Senior Design Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (4.82%) Programmer
12 8 (4.82%) COBOL Analyst
12 8 (4.82%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (72.29%) .NET
2 75 (45.18%) ASP.NET
3 27 (16.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (15.66%) XML
5 25 (15.06%) WCF
6 22 (13.25%) RESTful
6 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (12.05%) HTML
8 17 (10.24%) Web Services
9 16 (9.64%) WinForms
9 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (9.04%) .NET Framework
11 12 (7.23%) SOAP
12 11 (6.63%) jQuery
13 10 (6.02%) WPF
13 10 (6.02%) JSON
13 10 (6.02%) REST
13 10 (6.02%) XSLT
13 10 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (5.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.02%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.41%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.41%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.41%) User Experience
5 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.20%) Open Source
6 2 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.20%) Tandem
6 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.60%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.60%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.12%) Windows
2 17 (10.24%) Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.81%) UNIX
4 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.72%) MVC
2 31 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.27%) TDD
4 25 (15.06%) Web Application Development
5 24 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (13.86%) Software Engineering
7 22 (13.25%) BDD
8 14 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (7.83%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.23%) UML
10 12 (7.23%) OO
10 12 (7.23%) Validation
11 8 (4.82%) MVVM
12 6 (3.61%) Web Design
13 5 (3.01%) ITIL
14 4 (2.41%) Scrum
14 4 (2.41%) OOD
14 4 (2.41%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (1.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (62.65%) C#
2 73 (43.98%) VB.NET
3 69 (41.57%) SQL
4 39 (23.49%) VB6
5 24 (14.46%) Ruby
6 23 (13.86%) C
7 20 (12.05%) JavaScript
8 18 (10.84%) Java
9 16 (9.64%) MATLAB
10 14 (8.43%) C++
10 14 (8.43%) T-SQL
11 12 (7.23%) COBOL
11 12 (7.23%) Assembly Language
11 12 (7.23%) JCL
12 10 (6.02%) NATURAL
13 9 (5.42%) VBA
14 8 (4.82%) VBScript
15 5 (3.01%) Python
15 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.42%) Degree
3 6 (3.61%) MCAD
4 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) Firmware
2 11 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) CA Endevor
2 2 (1.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.20%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.60%) Netcool
3 1 (0.60%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 30 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.23%) Oracle
2 12 (7.23%) EMC
3 11 (6.63%) IBM
4 5 (3.01%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.81%) Citrix
5 3 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.20%) F5
6 2 (1.20%) New Relic
6 2 (1.20%) Informatica
6 2 (1.20%) Remedy
7 1 (0.60%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Compuware
7 1 (0.60%) Splunk
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Response Network
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Flexible working, Sh
Posted: 5 hours ago
Derbyshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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