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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 83 49
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.32% 1.50% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 2.30% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 32
Average salary £29,000 £33,250 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.78% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
353 564 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 48.09% 65.13% 67.94%
Number of salaries quoted 327 507 444
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +31 10 £26,000 -18.11% 4
Hinckley +4 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 1 £35,000 +57.30%
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
3 27 (72.97%) C#
4 23 (62.16%) SQL
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
6 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
7 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
8 13 (35.14%) MVC
8 13 (35.14%) jQuery
8 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
10 11 (29.73%) HTML
11 10 (27.03%) VBScript
12 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
13 8 (21.62%) Oracle
13 8 (21.62%) Retail
13 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
14 7 (18.92%) MySQL
14 7 (18.92%) CSS
14 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (18.92%) Web Development
15 6 (16.22%) ITIL
15 6 (16.22%) Windows
15 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (16.22%) WPF
15 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (13.51%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.81%) DNN
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (18.92%) MySQL
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) CruiseControl
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
1 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.41%) NUnit
2 2 (5.41%) MSTest
2 2 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.41%) Moq
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Junior
4 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Junior Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Junior C# Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Junior VB.NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
7 4 (10.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
3 13 (35.14%) jQuery
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
5 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.92%) CSS
7 6 (16.22%) WPF
8 5 (13.51%) WCF
8 5 (13.51%) WinForms
9 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
10 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
10 2 (5.41%) Web Services
10 2 (5.41%) Spring.NET
10 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (5.41%) LINQ to SQL
10 2 (5.41%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (5.41%) Ninject
10 2 (5.41%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) EPoS
1 2 (5.41%) Tandem
1 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) MVC
2 7 (18.92%) Web Development
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) Web Design
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) MVVM
7 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Kanban
7 2 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C#
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
4 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.03%) VBScript
6 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
7 5 (13.51%) VB6
8 4 (10.81%) VBA
8 4 (10.81%) Java
9 2 (5.41%) PHP
9 2 (5.41%) Python
10 1 (2.70%) VC++
10 1 (2.70%) PHP5
10 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.70%) Perl
10 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
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