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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 86 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 100 85 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.70% 2.24% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 4.30% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 90 66 76
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1848 1975 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 49.96% 52.14% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1759 1579
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +2 27 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Northamptonshire +19 25 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Leicestershire +9 24 £42,950 +40.82% 1
Derbyshire +4 24 £40,000 +10.34% 3
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 123 (64.74%) .NET
2 100 (52.63%) C#
3 88 (46.32%) SQL Server
4 87 (45.79%) VB.NET
5 75 (39.47%) SQL
5 75 (39.47%) ASP.NET
6 66 (34.74%) Windows
7 50 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (23.68%) MVC
9 37 (19.47%) VB6
10 36 (18.95%) Linux
11 33 (17.37%) XML
11 33 (17.37%) Ruby
12 31 (16.32%) Microsoft
13 30 (15.79%) TDD
13 30 (15.79%) Manufacturing
14 28 (14.74%) Java
14 28 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (14.21%) JavaScript
16 26 (13.68%) WCF
17 25 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (13.16%) Web Application Development
18 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (12.63%) BDD
18 24 (12.63%) NoSQL
18 24 (12.63%) Node.js
18 24 (12.63%) Git (software)
18 24 (12.63%) RESTful
19 23 (12.11%) Software Engineering
19 23 (12.11%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (12.63%) Node.js
2 21 (11.05%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.37%) IIS
4 9 (4.74%) JBoss
4 9 (4.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (4.74%) CICS
4 9 (4.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (4.74%) Confluence
5 7 (3.68%) Lync
6 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) Simulink
1 14 (7.37%) TargetLink
2 10 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.53%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.79%) Internet
2 10 (5.26%) DNS
3 9 (4.74%) SSL
3 9 (4.74%) FTP
4 6 (3.16%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.63%) Firewall
6 3 (1.58%) SAN
6 3 (1.58%) CTI
7 2 (1.05%) Intranet
8 1 (0.53%) VPN
8 1 (0.53%) LAN
8 1 (0.53%) WLAN
8 1 (0.53%) DHCP
8 1 (0.53%) Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.63%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.00%) DB2
4 13 (6.84%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.32%) Adabas
6 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.74%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.11%) MySQL
11 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.05%) MS Access
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.79%) JIRA
3 10 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 10 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 9 (4.74%) Hudson
4 9 (4.74%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.63%) MSTest
6 5 (2.63%) Moq
6 5 (2.63%) NUnit
7 4 (2.11%) Subversion
8 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.53%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.53%) Selenium
9 1 (0.53%) AccuRev
General
1 30 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 21 (11.05%) Electronics
3 20 (10.53%) Automotive
4 19 (10.00%) Back Office
5 14 (7.37%) Retail
6 12 (6.32%) Finance
7 9 (4.74%) Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 101 (53.16%) Developer
2 51 (26.84%) .NET Developer
3 24 (12.63%) Analyst
4 19 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 18 (9.47%) Software Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Web Developer
7 14 (7.37%) C# Developer
7 14 (7.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (6.32%) Design Engineer
8 12 (6.32%) .NET Web Developer
8 12 (6.32%) Electronics Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
10 10 (5.26%) COBOL Analyst
10 10 (5.26%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
10 10 (5.26%) COBOL Programmer
10 10 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
10 10 (5.26%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (64.74%) .NET
2 75 (39.47%) ASP.NET
3 33 (17.37%) XML
4 28 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (13.68%) WCF
6 24 (12.63%) RESTful
6 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (12.11%) Web Services
8 19 (10.00%) SOAP
9 13 (6.84%) HTML
9 13 (6.84%) jQuery
10 12 (6.32%) XSLT
10 12 (6.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (6.32%) WinForms
11 10 (5.26%) Java EE
11 10 (5.26%) JSON
11 10 (5.26%) REST
11 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (4.74%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.32%) User Experience
2 11 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.79%) Mainframe
3 10 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.53%) SCADA
6 1 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 66 (34.74%) Windows
2 36 (18.95%) Linux
3 19 (10.00%) UNIX
4 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.63%) Android
6 4 (2.11%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.58%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.68%) MVC
3 30 (15.79%) TDD
4 25 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (13.16%) Web Application Development
5 24 (12.63%) BDD
6 23 (12.11%) Software Engineering
7 22 (11.58%) Mentoring
8 17 (8.95%) SDLC
9 15 (7.89%) Web Development
10 14 (7.37%) UML
10 14 (7.37%) DevOps
11 12 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (6.32%) Validation
12 11 (5.79%) OOD
12 11 (5.79%) OO
13 10 (5.26%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.26%) Open Source
13 10 (5.26%) Automated Testing
14 9 (4.74%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (52.63%) C#
2 87 (45.79%) VB.NET
3 75 (39.47%) SQL
4 37 (19.47%) VB6
5 33 (17.37%) Ruby
6 28 (14.74%) Java
7 27 (14.21%) JavaScript
8 22 (11.58%) C
9 21 (11.05%) COBOL
9 21 (11.05%) JCL
10 19 (10.00%) C++
11 17 (8.95%) Perl
11 17 (8.95%) T-SQL
12 16 (8.42%) VBScript
13 14 (7.37%) MATLAB
14 13 (6.84%) PowerShell
15 12 (6.32%) NATURAL
15 12 (6.32%) Python
15 12 (6.32%) Assembly Language
16 11 (5.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Degree
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.05%) MCAD
3 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.37%) Firmware
2 11 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.74%) RACF
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (10.00%) CA Endevor
2 9 (4.74%) Puppet
2 9 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.05%) WSUS
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.53%) Oracle
3 19 (10.00%) IBM
4 12 (6.32%) EMC
5 9 (4.74%) Informatica
5 9 (4.74%) F5
5 9 (4.74%) Splunk
5 9 (4.74%) New Relic
6 8 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.63%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.58%) Citrix
8 3 (1.58%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.05%) Remedy
9 2 (1.05%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.53%) Perforce
10 1 (0.53%) VMware
10 1 (0.53%) Google
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