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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.39% 3.05% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 4.65% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 5
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £46,500
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
222 258 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 54.15% 65.48% 65.47%
Number of salaries quoted 205 243 208
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) C#
3 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
4 20 (48.78%) SQL
5 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
5 18 (43.90%) MVC
6 17 (41.46%) VBScript
7 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
7 16 (39.02%) jQuery
8 13 (31.71%) Retail
8 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (31.71%) VB.NET
9 12 (29.27%) Java
9 12 (29.27%) Ajax
10 11 (26.83%) XML
11 10 (24.39%) HTML
11 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (21.95%) WCF
12 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
12 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (19.51%) Web Services
13 8 (19.51%) DTS
13 8 (19.51%) Project Management
13 8 (19.51%) HTML5
14 7 (17.07%) VB6
15 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (14.63%) Classic ASP
16 5 (12.20%) ITIL
16 5 (12.20%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (12.20%) Node.js
2 4 (9.76%) DNN
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (19.51%) DTS
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) MySQL
7 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) CruiseControl
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
1 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.44%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (31.71%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Project Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Junior
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
2 16 (39.02%) jQuery
3 12 (29.27%) Ajax
4 11 (26.83%) XML
5 10 (24.39%) HTML
6 9 (21.95%) WCF
7 8 (19.51%) HTML5
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (14.63%) Classic ASP
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (12.20%) Ninject
9 5 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (9.76%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (9.76%) WPF
10 4 (9.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) iPhone
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Android
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) MVC
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.20%) TDD
4 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (12.20%) Web Application Development
5 4 (9.76%) Workflow
5 4 (9.76%) Web Design
5 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) OOP
6 3 (7.32%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) E-Procurement
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Web Development
7 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
2 20 (48.78%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (41.46%) VBScript
5 13 (31.71%) VB.NET
6 12 (29.27%) Java
7 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
8 7 (17.07%) VB6
9 5 (12.20%) VBA
10 4 (9.76%) PHP
11 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
11 3 (7.32%) Perl
12 2 (4.88%) PHP5
13 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCP
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) SAP
1 5 (12.20%) Google
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle