The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.57% 2.74% 5.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 4.92% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 24
Median salary £35,000 £42,950 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +16.08%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
156 244 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 49.06% 55.71% 59.31%
Number of salaries quoted 140 204 305
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) Content Development
5 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) DNN
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
6 2 (25.00%) VB6
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (25.00%) Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP hybris
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Director
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Content Development
1 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) hybris
1 1 (12.50%) SAP