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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 73 39
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.52% 1.11% 5.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.40% 1.60% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 18
Average salary £28,500 £31,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.80% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,250 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
203 375 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.01% 69.32% 67.91%
Number of salaries quoted 189 331 195
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,900
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 27 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 14 (43.75%) VB.NET
4 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (37.50%) jQuery
7 11 (34.38%) MVC
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
8 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 9 (28.13%) VBScript
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (21.88%) MySQL
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle
10 7 (21.88%) Web Development
10 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (18.75%) Retail
11 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (18.75%) CSS
11 6 (18.75%) Java
11 6 (18.75%) ITIL
11 6 (18.75%) Classic ASP
11 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) CruiseControl
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Junior
4 9 (28.13%) Junior Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Junior C# Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 6 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 12 (37.50%) jQuery
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) Classic ASP
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.50%) WCF
7 4 (12.50%) WPF
7 4 (12.50%) LINQ
7 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
7 4 (12.50%) WinForms
7 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
8 3 (9.38%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) Ajax
9 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) EPoS
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Web Development
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
5 4 (12.50%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 9 (28.13%) VBScript
6 6 (18.75%) Java
7 5 (15.63%) VB6
8 4 (12.50%) VBA
9 2 (6.25%) PHP
10 1 (3.13%) PHP5
10 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.13%) Python
10 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) SAP