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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.13% 2.14% 4.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.85% 3.66% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 27
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -33.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
321 547 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.73% 58.57% 58.35%
Number of salaries quoted 271 502 373
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +14 17 £45,000 +53.84% 2
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 39 (90.70%) SQL
2 27 (62.79%) .NET
3 26 (60.47%) C#
4 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
5 18 (41.86%) SDLC
6 17 (39.53%) Mentoring
7 16 (37.21%) VB.NET
7 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (34.88%) VB6
9 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
9 14 (32.56%) Retail
10 13 (30.23%) PHP
11 12 (27.91%) Java
11 12 (27.91%) Web Development
12 11 (25.58%) Open Source
12 11 (25.58%) People Management
12 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (20.93%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (20.93%) NATURAL
13 9 (20.93%) JCL
13 9 (20.93%) Adabas
13 9 (20.93%) COBOL
13 9 (20.93%) XML
13 9 (20.93%) XSLT
13 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
14 7 (16.28%) CA Endevor
14 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (16.28%) IBM
15 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
15 6 (13.95%) DB2

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (20.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Silverpop
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (20.93%) Adabas
4 6 (13.95%) DB2
5 5 (11.63%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.98%) MS Access
7 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.33%) QlikView
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) NUnit
3 1 (2.33%) MSTest
3 1 (2.33%) Moq
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (32.56%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Development Manager
3 11 (25.58%) Software Development Manager
3 11 (25.58%) Software Manager
4 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (16.28%) Programmer
5 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 7 (16.28%) COBOL Programmer
5 7 (16.28%) COBOL Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Service Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.93%) XML
3 9 (20.93%) XSLT
3 9 (20.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) WPF
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) WinForms
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) SDLC
2 17 (39.53%) Mentoring
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Web Development
5 11 (25.58%) People Management
5 11 (25.58%) Open Source
6 4 (9.30%) MVVM
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
7 3 (6.98%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) Data Entry
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Logistics
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) C#
3 16 (37.21%) VB.NET
4 15 (34.88%) VB6
5 13 (30.23%) PHP
6 12 (27.91%) Java
7 9 (20.93%) COBOL
7 9 (20.93%) NATURAL
7 9 (20.93%) JCL
8 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
9 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
10 3 (6.98%) VBA
10 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.65%) VBScript
12 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.33%) C
12 1 (2.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) IBM
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.65%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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