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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.10% 1.75% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.84% 2.50% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 7
Average salary £31,500 £27,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £31,750 £42,900
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
204 320 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 52.31% 70.02% 61.56%
Number of salaries quoted 187 296 162
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 24 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
6 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) MVC
7 11 (34.38%) jQuery
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 10 (31.25%) VBScript
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (18.75%) Retail
10 6 (18.75%) VB6
10 6 (18.75%) WCF
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (18.75%) Web Development
10 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (18.75%) ITIL
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) Classic ASP
10 6 (18.75%) MySQL
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle
11 5 (15.63%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (12.50%) DNN
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) 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
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (18.75%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) CruiseControl
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Junior
4 7 (21.88%) Junior Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) jQuery
3 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) Classic ASP
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.75%) WCF
5 4 (12.50%) WPF
5 4 (12.50%) LINQ
5 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) WinForms
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
6 3 (9.38%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) EPoS
1 2 (6.25%) iPhone
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) MVC
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Web Development
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Workflow
4 4 (12.50%) Web Design
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.38%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) E-Procurement
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.25%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 10 (31.25%) VBScript
6 6 (18.75%) VB6
7 5 (15.63%) VBA
8 4 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) PHP
10 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 2 (6.25%) PHP5
10 2 (6.25%) Perl
11 1 (3.13%) Python
11 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Google
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