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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.09% 3.17% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.42% 5.06% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 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 £22,750 £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
256 237 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.17% 62.70% 68.03%
Number of salaries quoted 232 223 242
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £33,490
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,000
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 27 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (82.22%) .NET
2 32 (71.11%) C#
3 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
4 22 (48.89%) MVC
5 21 (46.67%) SQL
6 19 (42.22%) VB.NET
7 17 (37.78%) VBScript
7 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
7 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
7 17 (37.78%) jQuery
8 14 (31.11%) Ajax
9 13 (28.89%) WCF
10 12 (26.67%) Retail
10 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (26.67%) Java
11 11 (24.44%) XML
12 9 (20.00%) HTML
12 9 (20.00%) Games
12 9 (20.00%) Google
12 9 (20.00%) TDD
12 9 (20.00%) VB6
12 9 (20.00%) Android
12 9 (20.00%) iPhone
12 9 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (20.00%) Web Application Development
12 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) LDAP
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (17.78%) DTS
5 5 (11.11%) MySQL
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) CruiseControl
1 3 (6.67%) Selenium
1 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.44%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (26.67%) Retail
2 9 (20.00%) Games
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
2 17 (37.78%) jQuery
3 14 (31.11%) Ajax
4 13 (28.89%) WCF
5 11 (24.44%) XML
6 9 (20.00%) HTML
6 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (20.00%) Ninject
6 9 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 8 (17.78%) Web Services
7 8 (17.78%) HTML5
8 6 (13.33%) Classic ASP
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.89%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET
10 4 (8.89%) WinForms
10 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) iPhone
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) MVC
2 9 (20.00%) TDD
2 9 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 9 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 8 (17.78%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) E-Procurement
5 4 (8.89%) Workflow
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
5 4 (8.89%) Functional Programming
6 3 (6.67%) Web Design
6 3 (6.67%) OOP
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) C#
2 21 (46.67%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) VB.NET
4 17 (37.78%) VBScript
4 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.67%) Java
6 9 (20.00%) VB6
7 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
8 6 (13.33%) PHP
8 6 (13.33%) VBA
9 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 5 (11.11%) Perl
10 4 (8.89%) PHP5
11 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Google
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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