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 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 53 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.28% 4.19% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.48% 6.72% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 36
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £56,000
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
355 580 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 50.57% 62.30% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 316 528 374
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £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 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 13 £43,401 +17.29%
Hinckley +1 1 £30,000 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (87.50%) .NET
2 41 (85.42%) SQL
3 36 (75.00%) C#
4 31 (64.58%) SQL Server
5 26 (54.17%) VB.NET
6 24 (50.00%) VB6
7 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
8 11 (22.92%) Java
9 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.75%) WPF
10 9 (18.75%) WebSphere
10 9 (18.75%) COBOL
10 9 (18.75%) Adabas
10 9 (18.75%) XML
10 9 (18.75%) XSLT
10 9 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (18.75%) NATURAL
10 9 (18.75%) JCL
10 9 (18.75%) MVC
11 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.67%) Retail
11 8 (16.67%) MVVM
12 7 (14.58%) CA Endevor
12 7 (14.58%) jQuery
12 7 (14.58%) IBM
12 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
13 6 (12.50%) DB2
13 6 (12.50%) ISO 9001
13 6 (12.50%) Windows

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) CTI
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (64.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Adabas
3 6 (12.50%) DB2
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Subversion
1 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) NUnit
2 2 (4.17%) MSTest
2 2 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.17%) Moq
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 7 (14.58%) COBOL Analyst
7 7 (14.58%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
7 7 (14.58%) COBOL Programmer
7 7 (14.58%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (14.58%) Programmer
8 6 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Applications Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
11 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (6.25%) VB Developer
11 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (87.50%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
4 9 (18.75%) WPF
4 9 (18.75%) XML
4 9 (18.75%) XSLT
4 9 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (14.58%) jQuery
6 4 (8.33%) HTML
6 4 (8.33%) WinForms
7 3 (6.25%) WCF
7 3 (6.25%) CSS
8 2 (4.17%) Web Services
8 2 (4.17%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (4.17%) Ninject
8 2 (4.17%) Spring.NET
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.17%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.08%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.17%) Tandem
4 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) MVVM
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.42%) Web Design
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.25%) Matrix Management
6 3 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Logistics
7 2 (4.17%) Web Development
7 2 (4.17%) TDD
7 2 (4.17%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 36 (75.00%) C#
3 26 (54.17%) VB.NET
4 24 (50.00%) VB6
5 11 (22.92%) Java
6 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.75%) COBOL
7 9 (18.75%) NATURAL
7 9 (18.75%) JCL
8 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.25%) VBScript
9 3 (6.25%) Python
10 2 (4.17%) VBA
10 2 (4.17%) C++
10 2 (4.17%) PHP
11 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.08%) C
11 1 (2.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) Sitecore