The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 50 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.37% 4.30% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 7.27% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 7
Average salary £26,500 £39,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.91% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
570 399 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 58.64% 59.11% 65.59%
Number of salaries quoted 530 371 461
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,133 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
East Midlands

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 July 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 July 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 -6 16 £29,250 -22.00%
Market Harborough - 2 £28,750 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 68 (87.18%) .NET
2 59 (75.64%) C#
3 57 (73.08%) SQL Server
4 43 (55.13%) MVC
5 42 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
7 33 (42.31%) SQL
7 33 (42.31%) VB.NET
8 29 (37.18%) jQuery
9 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (33.33%) XML
11 22 (28.21%) HTML
11 22 (28.21%) Ajax
12 21 (26.92%) WCF
12 21 (26.92%) CSS
13 19 (24.36%) VBScript
14 18 (23.08%) TDD
14 18 (23.08%) HTML5
14 18 (23.08%) Web Application Development
14 18 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (21.79%) VBA
16 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
17 15 (19.23%) Retail
18 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (17.95%) Games
18 14 (17.95%) Classic ASP
18 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
19 13 (16.67%) Google
19 13 (16.67%) Mobile App

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (16.67%) Node.js
2 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) DNN
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) WAN
3 2 (2.56%) LDAP
3 2 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.26%) DTS
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.41%) MySQL
6 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.56%) Big Data
9 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.41%) NUnit
2 5 (6.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (6.41%) Moq
3 3 (3.85%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (19.23%) Retail
2 14 (17.95%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (66.67%) Developer
2 33 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.97%) Systems Manager
7 6 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Report Writer
10 3 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Report Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.85%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (2.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (87.18%) .NET
2 42 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 29 (37.18%) jQuery
4 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (33.33%) XML
6 22 (28.21%) HTML
6 22 (28.21%) Ajax
7 21 (26.92%) WCF
7 21 (26.92%) CSS
8 18 (23.08%) HTML5
8 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (17.95%) Classic ASP
10 13 (16.67%) Ninject
10 13 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (12.82%) XSLT
12 8 (10.26%) Web Services
13 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (6.41%) NHibernate
15 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
16 3 (3.85%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 13 (16.67%) iPhone
2 5 (6.41%) Blog
2 5 (6.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Android
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) MVC
2 18 (23.08%) TDD
2 18 (23.08%) Web Application Development
3 13 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 13 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.38%) Project Management
5 11 (14.10%) Scrum
6 8 (10.26%) Web Development
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL
7 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.41%) BDD
8 5 (6.41%) Kanban
9 4 (5.13%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.13%) Web Design
9 4 (5.13%) E-Procurement
9 4 (5.13%) OO
9 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.85%) Six Sigma
10 3 (3.85%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 59 (75.64%) C#
2 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
3 33 (42.31%) SQL
3 33 (42.31%) VB.NET
4 19 (24.36%) VBScript
5 17 (21.79%) VBA
6 12 (15.38%) Java
7 11 (14.10%) VB6
8 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.41%) Perl
9 5 (6.41%) PHP
9 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.13%) PHP5
10 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) ISEB
1 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCP
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Google
3 5 (6.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle