The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.78% 5.68% 9.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 9.59% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 39
Average salary £42,950 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £25,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,880 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
241 344 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.79% 59.21% 59.91%
Number of salaries quoted 203 303 237
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £53,000 £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 Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

VB
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Leicester region.

VB Salary Trend in Leicester

VB
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) VB6
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
7 5 (25.00%) Web Design
8 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
8 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
9 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.00%) Retail
9 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
9 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Adabas
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) AWS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Service Performance Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) XSLT
6 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Web Design
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) VB6
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) VBA
7 2 (10.00%) NATURAL
7 2 (10.00%) JCL
7 2 (10.00%) COBOL
8 1 (5.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
Leicester, Leicestershire
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