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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.76% 1.56% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 2.88% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 21
Average salary £35,184 £44,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.03% +12.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
209 208 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 52.91% 54.03% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 199 180 285
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,800 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Process Management
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Metastorm
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Silverpop
4 4 (50.00%) Multimedia
4 4 (50.00%) MS Access
5 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) API Development
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) OOD
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Silverpop
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Database Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Project Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Process Management
2 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Development
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Metastorm
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