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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 63 87 50
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.07% 1.16% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 1.74% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 22
Average salary £27,250 £33,250 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.04% -32.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,250 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,500 £50,000
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
368 576 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 47.61% 66.90% 67.18%
Number of salaries quoted 343 526 393
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +35 13 £28,500 -8.80%
Market Harborough - 1 £22,500 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) C#
3 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
5 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 16 (41.03%) VB.NET
6 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (33.33%) jQuery
7 13 (33.33%) VBScript
7 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.77%) MVC
8 12 (30.77%) T-SQL
9 11 (28.21%) HTML
10 9 (23.08%) Oracle
10 9 (23.08%) CSS
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (20.51%) Retail
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL
11 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (17.95%) MySQL
12 7 (17.95%) Web Development
12 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
13 6 (15.38%) Java
13 6 (15.38%) Classic ASP
13 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 5 (12.82%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (17.95%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) CruiseControl
1 4 (10.26%) Selenium
1 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Junior
4 9 (23.08%) Junior Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Junior C# Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
8 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
3 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 13 (33.33%) jQuery
5 11 (28.21%) HTML
6 9 (23.08%) CSS
7 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.38%) Classic ASP
9 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET
9 4 (10.26%) WinForms
9 4 (10.26%) WCF
9 4 (10.26%) WPF
9 4 (10.26%) LINQ
9 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (10.26%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.26%) Dapper ORM
10 3 (7.69%) XML
11 2 (5.13%) Ajax
11 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) EPoS
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) MVC
2 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 7 (17.95%) Web Development
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) Web Design
5 4 (10.26%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) OOP
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Functional Programming
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) C#
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 16 (41.03%) VB.NET
5 13 (33.33%) VBScript
6 12 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 6 (15.38%) Java
8 5 (12.82%) VB6
9 4 (10.26%) VBA
10 3 (7.69%) Python
10 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (5.13%) PHP
12 1 (2.56%) Perl
12 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
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