The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.32% 3.20% 3.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 5.35% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 23
Average salary £42,950 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £26,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
338 598 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.75% 59.74% 59.79%
Number of salaries quoted 295 551 376
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VB
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Leicestershire region.

VB Salary Trend in Leicestershire

VB
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

VB
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +9 18 £44,200 +30.00%
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 43 (89.58%) SQL
2 35 (72.92%) .NET
3 33 (68.75%) C#
4 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
5 21 (43.75%) VB.NET
6 20 (41.67%) VB6
7 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
8 14 (29.17%) SDLC
9 13 (27.08%) Java
10 11 (22.92%) Retail
10 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
11 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (18.75%) WebSphere
12 9 (18.75%) Adabas
12 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 9 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (18.75%) NATURAL
12 9 (18.75%) JCL
12 9 (18.75%) PHP
12 9 (18.75%) COBOL
12 9 (18.75%) XML
12 9 (18.75%) XSLT
13 8 (16.67%) Web Development
14 7 (14.58%) Open Source
14 7 (14.58%) CA Endevor
14 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (14.58%) IBM
14 7 (14.58%) People Management
15 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (12.50%) DB2

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Silverpop
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) CTI
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Adabas
3 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (12.50%) DB2
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) MS Access
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) NUnit
4 1 (2.08%) MSTest
4 1 (2.08%) Moq
General
1 11 (22.92%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 9 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (14.58%) Programmer
6 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Development Manager
6 7 (14.58%) Software Development Manager
6 7 (14.58%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 7 (14.58%) COBOL Programmer
6 7 (14.58%) COBOL Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) Software Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Applications Developer
7 5 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.75%) XML
3 9 (18.75%) XSLT
3 9 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.42%) WPF
6 3 (6.25%) jQuery
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 2 (4.17%) Web Services
8 1 (2.08%) J2EE
8 1 (2.08%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.08%) WinForms
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) SDLC
2 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
3 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Web Development
5 7 (14.58%) People Management
5 7 (14.58%) Open Source
6 5 (10.42%) MVVM
7 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
8 3 (6.25%) Matrix Management
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Data Entry
9 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Logistics
9 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
9 2 (4.17%) Web Design
9 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) SQL
2 33 (68.75%) C#
3 21 (43.75%) VB.NET
4 20 (41.67%) VB6
5 13 (27.08%) Java
6 9 (18.75%) PHP
6 9 (18.75%) COBOL
6 9 (18.75%) NATURAL
6 9 (18.75%) JCL
7 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.25%) VBScript
8 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) VBA
10 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.08%) C
10 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.17%) Metastorm