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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.29% 3.17% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.81% 5.11% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 2
Average salary £30,000 £38,250 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +24.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,250 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £36,150
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
256 235 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 54.94% 62.01% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 230 221 224
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,050 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 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 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) C#
3 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 21 (47.73%) MVC
5 20 (45.45%) SQL
6 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
6 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
6 17 (38.64%) VBScript
6 17 (38.64%) VB.NET
7 16 (36.36%) jQuery
8 13 (29.55%) Ajax
9 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (27.27%) Retail
9 12 (27.27%) WCF
9 12 (27.27%) Java
10 11 (25.00%) XML
11 9 (20.45%) HTML
12 8 (18.18%) Web Services
12 8 (18.18%) DTS
12 8 (18.18%) Games
12 8 (18.18%) Project Management
12 8 (18.18%) Android
12 8 (18.18%) iPhone
12 8 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (18.18%) HTML5
12 8 (18.18%) Node.js
12 8 (18.18%) Ninject
12 8 (18.18%) KnockoutJS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 8 (18.18%) Node.js
2 4 (9.09%) DNN
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (18.18%) DTS
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.09%) MySQL
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) CruiseControl
1 4 (9.09%) Selenium
1 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.55%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (27.27%) Retail
2 8 (18.18%) Games
3 3 (6.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Systems Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Junior
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.55%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 16 (36.36%) jQuery
4 13 (29.55%) Ajax
5 12 (27.27%) WCF
6 11 (25.00%) XML
7 9 (20.45%) HTML
8 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (18.18%) HTML5
8 8 (18.18%) Ninject
8 8 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (18.18%) Web Services
9 6 (13.64%) Classic ASP
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET
11 4 (9.09%) WinForms
11 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) iPhone
1 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) MVC
2 8 (18.18%) Project Management
2 8 (18.18%) TDD
2 8 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
2 8 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) Web Design
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) OOP
5 3 (6.82%) E-Procurement
5 3 (6.82%) Web Development
5 3 (6.82%) Functional Programming
6 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.55%) Test Management
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 17 (38.64%) VBScript
3 17 (38.64%) VB.NET
4 12 (27.27%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) VB6
6 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 5 (11.36%) VBA
8 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.82%) PHP5
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) MCITP
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Google
2 4 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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