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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.76% 5.45% 9.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 9.15% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 34
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
219 328 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.16% 59.64% 56.50%
Number of salaries quoted 185 291 201
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,225 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (84.21%) C#
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) VB.NET
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) jQuery
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 10 (52.63%) MVC
6 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (36.84%) Web Development
7 7 (36.84%) MySQL
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 5 (26.32%) VB6
9 5 (26.32%) VBA
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 4 (21.05%) Graphic Design
10 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (21.05%) Web Design
10 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.79%) Retail
11 3 (15.79%) ITIL
11 3 (15.79%) CSS
11 3 (15.79%) Java
11 3 (15.79%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SRM
1 1 (5.26%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
4 7 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) Junior
5 6 (31.58%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) Junior Developer
5 6 (31.58%) Junior C# Developer
5 6 (31.58%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Analyst
7 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
8 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
9 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (10.53%) MI Analyst
9 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (10.53%) Service Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Graphic Design
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) Web Design
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Data Entry
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) E-Procurement
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) VB.NET
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) VB6
4 5 (26.32%) VBA
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) PHP5
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 43k per year
Posted: 5 days ago