The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.64% 4.02% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 6.38% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 2
Average salary £29,250 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £46,400 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
301 235 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 56.69% 63.00% 68.71%
Number of salaries quoted 278 216 259
Average salary £38,000 £35,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.29% +6.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,250 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Leicestershire

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 1 August 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 38 (80.85%) C#
3 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
4 26 (55.32%) MVC
5 23 (48.94%) SQL
6 22 (46.81%) VB.NET
7 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
8 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
9 18 (38.30%) jQuery
10 17 (36.17%) Ajax
11 16 (34.04%) XML
12 15 (31.91%) WCF
13 14 (29.79%) VBScript
14 13 (27.66%) HTML
14 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (25.53%) Dependency Injection
15 12 (25.53%) Web Application Development
15 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (25.53%) Mobile App
15 12 (25.53%) Android
15 12 (25.53%) iPhone
15 12 (25.53%) Domain-Driven Design
15 12 (25.53%) Google
15 12 (25.53%) TDD
15 12 (25.53%) Retail
15 12 (25.53%) Java
15 12 (25.53%) Games
15 12 (25.53%) Node.js
15 12 (25.53%) Ninject

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (25.53%) Node.js
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (17.02%) DTS
5 5 (10.64%) MySQL
6 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (25.53%) Retail
1 12 (25.53%) Games
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Manager
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) ASP Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Support Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (85.11%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 18 (38.30%) jQuery
4 17 (36.17%) Ajax
5 16 (34.04%) XML
6 15 (31.91%) WCF
7 13 (27.66%) HTML
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 12 (25.53%) Ninject
8 12 (25.53%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (19.15%) HTML5
10 8 (17.02%) CSS
10 8 (17.02%) Web Services
11 5 (10.64%) Classic ASP
12 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (6.38%) LINQ
13 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (6.38%) Dapper ORM
13 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Mobile App
1 12 (25.53%) iPhone
2 2 (4.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Android
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) MVC
2 12 (25.53%) Dependency Injection
2 12 (25.53%) Web Application Development
2 12 (25.53%) Domain-Driven Design
2 12 (25.53%) TDD
3 9 (19.15%) Project Management
4 8 (17.02%) Web Development
5 4 (8.51%) E-Procurement
5 4 (8.51%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow
6 3 (6.38%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.26%) OOP
7 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 22 (46.81%) VB.NET
4 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
5 14 (29.79%) VBScript
6 12 (25.53%) Java
7 9 (19.15%) VB6
8 7 (14.89%) VBA
9 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
10 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
10 5 (10.64%) Perl
10 5 (10.64%) PHP
11 4 (8.51%) PHP5
12 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MCITP
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Google
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
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