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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.79% 3.03% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 5.20% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 6
Average salary £28,500 £39,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% +32.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
495 404 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 57.56% 58.21% 63.07%
Number of salaries quoted 447 380 411
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,833 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 29 August 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 +10 20 £30,000 -21.56% 1
Market Harborough - 1 £22,500 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (81.36%) .NET
2 40 (67.80%) SQL Server
3 38 (64.41%) C#
4 28 (47.46%) SQL
5 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
5 27 (45.76%) MVC
6 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
6 23 (38.98%) VB.NET
7 22 (37.29%) VBScript
8 19 (32.20%) jQuery
9 16 (27.12%) Ajax
10 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (25.42%) WCF
10 15 (25.42%) Retail
11 13 (22.03%) XML
11 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (20.34%) Java
13 11 (18.64%) HTML
13 11 (18.64%) TDD
13 11 (18.64%) Web Application Development
13 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (16.95%) HTML5
14 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
15 9 (15.25%) VB6
16 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (13.56%) Google
16 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (13.56%) Games
16 8 (13.56%) Project Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (13.56%) Node.js
2 4 (6.78%) DNN
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) LDAP
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (67.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (13.56%) DTS
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.78%) MySQL
7 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) CruiseControl
1 4 (6.78%) Selenium
1 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (5.08%) Moq
2 3 (5.08%) TestDirector
2 3 (5.08%) NUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (25.42%) Retail
2 8 (13.56%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.86%) Systems Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
8 3 (5.08%) Report Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Report Writer
9 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (81.36%) .NET
2 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.20%) jQuery
4 16 (27.12%) Ajax
5 15 (25.42%) WCF
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (22.03%) XML
7 11 (18.64%) HTML
7 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (16.95%) HTML5
9 8 (13.56%) Classic ASP
9 8 (13.56%) CSS
9 8 (13.56%) Web Services
9 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (13.56%) Ninject
9 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (6.78%) LINQ to SQL
11 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) iPhone
1 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) Blog
2 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Android
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) MVC
2 11 (18.64%) TDD
2 11 (18.64%) Web Application Development
3 8 (13.56%) Domain-Driven Design
3 8 (13.56%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.56%) Project Management
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
4 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.47%) Web Design
5 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.78%) OO
6 4 (6.78%) Workflow
7 3 (5.08%) Scrum
7 3 (5.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.08%) E-Procurement
7 3 (5.08%) OOP
7 3 (5.08%) Test Management
7 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.98%) VB.NET
4 22 (37.29%) VBScript
5 12 (20.34%) Java
6 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
7 9 (15.25%) VB6
8 8 (13.56%) VBA
9 5 (8.47%) PHP
10 4 (6.78%) Perl
10 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
11 3 (5.08%) PHP5
12 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) ISEB
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
1 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Google
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
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