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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 65 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.10% 3.07% 8.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 4.82% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 29
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
210 353 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.12% 63.72% 67.35%
Number of salaries quoted 183 309 227
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (79.17%) C#
4 15 (62.50%) VB.NET
5 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 13 (54.17%) jQuery
6 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
7 11 (45.83%) MVC
8 9 (37.50%) HTML
8 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 8 (33.33%) Web Design
10 7 (29.17%) Web Development
10 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
10 7 (29.17%) MySQL
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (25.00%) VB6
12 5 (20.83%) VBScript
13 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (16.67%) Graphic Design
13 4 (16.67%) CruiseControl
13 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
13 4 (16.67%) DNN
13 4 (16.67%) Selenium

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (16.67%) DNN
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Junior Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Junior
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (29.17%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (25.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (25.00%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 6 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 6 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) jQuery
3 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
8 1 (4.17%) WinForms
8 1 (4.17%) Ajax
8 1 (4.17%) WCF
8 1 (4.17%) WPF
8 1 (4.17%) LINQ
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.17%) Dapper ORM
8 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Web Design
3 7 (29.17%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Programming
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) E-Procurement
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) VB6
6 5 (20.83%) VBScript
7 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (12.50%) VBA
9 2 (8.33%) PHP
9 2 (8.33%) Java
10 1 (4.17%) Perl
10 1 (4.17%) Python
10 1 (4.17%) PHP5
10 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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