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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 98 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 86 101 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.43% 2.70% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 4.91% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 81 82 88
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 £30,000 £25,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
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
1823 2059 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 51.42% 55.07% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1813 1537
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 £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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 26 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 26 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 +31 27 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Leicestershire +4 24 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Northamptonshire +6 21 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Nottinghamshire -8 10 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Lincolnshire -16 1 £40,000 +25.00%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 118 (69.41%) .NET
2 102 (60.00%) C#
3 87 (51.18%) SQL Server
4 74 (43.53%) VB.NET
5 73 (42.94%) ASP.NET
6 69 (40.59%) SQL
7 48 (28.24%) Windows
7 48 (28.24%) MVC
8 43 (25.29%) VB6
9 40 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (17.65%) Ruby
10 30 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 30 (17.65%) XML
11 29 (17.06%) Manufacturing
12 28 (16.47%) TDD
12 28 (16.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (15.29%) WCF
13 26 (15.29%) Web Application Development
14 24 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (13.53%) Java
15 23 (13.53%) Git (software)
15 23 (13.53%) RESTful
15 23 (13.53%) Node.js
15 23 (13.53%) BDD
15 23 (13.53%) NoSQL
15 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (12.94%) Web Services
17 21 (12.35%) JavaScript
17 21 (12.35%) C
17 21 (12.35%) Linux

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 23 (13.53%) Node.js
2 19 (11.18%) WebSphere
3 14 (8.24%) IIS
4 7 (4.12%) JBoss
4 7 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.12%) CICS
4 7 (4.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (4.12%) Confluence
4 7 (4.12%) Lync
5 4 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Simulink
1 11 (6.47%) TargetLink
2 9 (5.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.59%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) DNS
1 8 (4.71%) Internet
2 7 (4.12%) SSL
2 7 (4.12%) FTP
3 4 (2.35%) Firewall
4 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.76%) SAN
4 3 (1.76%) CTI
5 2 (1.18%) Intranet
6 1 (0.59%) VPN
6 1 (0.59%) LAN
6 1 (0.59%) WLAN
6 1 (0.59%) DHCP
6 1 (0.59%) Wireless
6 1 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (51.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.53%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.41%) DB2
4 12 (7.06%) Adabas
5 11 (6.47%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (2.35%) MySQL
10 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.71%) JIRA
2 8 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.12%) Hudson
3 7 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (4.12%) LoadRunner
4 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.53%) Subversion
5 5 (2.94%) NUnit
5 5 (2.94%) MSTest
5 5 (2.94%) Moq
6 2 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.59%) AccuRev
General
1 29 (17.06%) Manufacturing
2 20 (11.76%) Electronics
3 16 (9.41%) Automotive
4 11 (6.47%) Back Office
5 10 (5.88%) Finance
5 10 (5.88%) Retail
6 7 (4.12%) Banking
7 4 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 94 (55.29%) Developer
2 57 (33.53%) .NET Developer
3 21 (12.35%) Analyst
4 19 (11.18%) Software Developer
5 17 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 17 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 15 (8.82%) Web Developer
7 14 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) .NET Web Developer
9 11 (6.47%) Electronics Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Design Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
10 10 (5.88%) Programmer
10 10 (5.88%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
10 10 (5.88%) COBOL Programmer
10 10 (5.88%) COBOL Analyst
11 9 (5.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (69.41%) .NET
2 73 (42.94%) ASP.NET
3 30 (17.65%) XML
4 28 (16.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (15.29%) WCF
6 23 (13.53%) RESTful
6 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (12.94%) Web Services
8 17 (10.00%) SOAP
9 15 (8.82%) WinForms
10 14 (8.24%) HTML
10 14 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (8.24%) .NET Framework
11 12 (7.06%) WebSphere MQ
11 12 (7.06%) XSLT
12 10 (5.88%) JSON
12 10 (5.88%) REST
13 9 (5.29%) WPF
13 9 (5.29%) jQuery
14 8 (4.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.29%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.35%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.35%) User Experience
6 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.18%) Tandem
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Clustering
8 1 (0.59%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.24%) Windows
2 21 (12.35%) Linux
3 7 (4.12%) UNIX
4 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.76%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.18%) Android
7 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.24%) MVC
2 40 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.47%) TDD
4 26 (15.29%) Web Application Development
5 24 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (13.53%) BDD
7 21 (12.35%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (7.06%) SDLC
10 11 (6.47%) UML
10 11 (6.47%) Validation
11 9 (5.29%) OO
11 9 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.71%) MVVM
13 7 (4.12%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.12%) DevOps
13 7 (4.12%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.12%) Workflow Management
13 7 (4.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (60.00%) C#
2 74 (43.53%) VB.NET
3 69 (40.59%) SQL
4 43 (25.29%) VB6
5 30 (17.65%) Ruby
6 23 (13.53%) Java
7 21 (12.35%) JavaScript
7 21 (12.35%) C
8 19 (11.18%) COBOL
8 19 (11.18%) JCL
9 15 (8.82%) T-SQL
10 14 (8.24%) C++
10 14 (8.24%) MATLAB
11 12 (7.06%) NATURAL
12 11 (6.47%) Assembly Language
13 10 (5.88%) Python
14 7 (4.12%) REXX
14 7 (4.12%) VBScript
14 7 (4.12%) VBA
14 7 (4.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) Degree
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.94%) MCAD
4 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (9.41%) Firmware
2 11 (6.47%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.12%) RACF
4 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.59%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (10.00%) CA Endevor
2 7 (4.12%) Puppet
2 7 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.18%) SCCM
3 2 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) Oracle
2 17 (10.00%) IBM
3 11 (6.47%) EMC
4 7 (4.12%) Informatica
4 7 (4.12%) F5
4 7 (4.12%) New Relic
5 5 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.76%) Citrix
6 3 (1.76%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.18%) Remedy
8 1 (0.59%) VMware
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 20,000-30,000
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Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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