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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.15% 3.80% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.37% 6.53% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 15
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
215 337 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 49.54% 58.20% 65.51%
Number of salaries quoted 193 306 207
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (48.00%) SDLC
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Retail
4 10 (40.00%) PHP
5 9 (36.00%) Web Development
6 8 (32.00%) Open Source
6 8 (32.00%) People Management
6 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (24.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) VB6
8 5 (20.00%) Business Objects
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
9 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Matrix Management
9 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) XSLT
9 3 (12.00%) Adabas
9 3 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Silverpop
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) Adabas
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) MSTest
1 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 11 (44.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Development Manager
2 8 (32.00%) Software Development Manager
2 8 (32.00%) Software Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Database Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) COBOL Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) XSLT
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
1 12 (48.00%) SDLC
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Web Development
4 8 (32.00%) People Management
4 8 (32.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Data Entry
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) MVC
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (20.00%) VB6
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) NATURAL
6 3 (12.00%) JCL
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) COBOL
7 2 (8.00%) VBA
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.00%) VBScript
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.00%) Metastorm
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle