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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.05% 4.59% 8.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.65% 7.60% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 33
Average salary £43,401 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.29% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £58,000
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
230 342 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 53.99% 60.32% 66.41%
Number of salaries quoted 200 303 236
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (45.00%) VB6
7 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Retail
9 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
9 5 (25.00%) Web Design
10 4 (20.00%) MVC
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Java
10 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
10 4 (20.00%) jQuery
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
11 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
11 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
11 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (15.00%) NATURAL
11 3 (15.00%) JCL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Adabas
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (10.00%) MI Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Service Performance Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (15.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (25.00%) Web Design
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (45.00%) VB6
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) NATURAL
7 3 (15.00%) JCL
7 3 (15.00%) COBOL
8 2 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (10.00%) VBA
9 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (5.00%) VBScript
9 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (5.00%) C
9 1 (5.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle