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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 52 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 53 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.16% 5.60% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 9.12% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 40
Average salary £38,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.14% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,401 £40,000 £54,000
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
389 581 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 53.36% 61.42% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 338 524 355
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 May 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 May 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 -2 12 £42,950 +16.08% 3
Hinckley +1 1 £30,000 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 39 (84.78%) SQL
3 37 (80.43%) C#
4 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
5 25 (54.35%) VB.NET
6 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
7 20 (43.48%) VB6
8 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 11 (23.91%) MVC
10 10 (21.74%) Java
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.57%) WPF
11 9 (19.57%) jQuery
12 8 (17.39%) MVVM
12 8 (17.39%) HTML
13 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
14 6 (13.04%) COBOL
14 6 (13.04%) CSS
14 6 (13.04%) Windows
14 6 (13.04%) Adabas
14 6 (13.04%) ISO 9001
14 6 (13.04%) XML
14 6 (13.04%) XSLT
14 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (13.04%) NATURAL
14 6 (13.04%) JCL
14 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (13.04%) Subversion
14 6 (13.04%) Retail

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) CTI
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Adabas
3 4 (8.70%) DB2
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) NUnit
2 2 (4.35%) MSTest
2 2 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.35%) Moq
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 12 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (8.70%) Programmer
8 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
8 4 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
8 4 (8.70%) COBOL Programmer
8 4 (8.70%) COBOL Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) AWS Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
4 9 (19.57%) WPF
4 9 (19.57%) jQuery
5 8 (17.39%) HTML
6 6 (13.04%) CSS
6 6 (13.04%) XML
6 6 (13.04%) XSLT
6 6 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (8.70%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) WinForms
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (6.52%) WCF
9 2 (4.35%) Spring.NET
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (4.35%) Ninject
9 2 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (2.17%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Graphic Design
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) Tandem
4 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) MVC
2 8 (17.39%) MVVM
3 5 (10.87%) Web Design
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.52%) Matrix Management
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) OO
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) TDD
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Logistics
6 2 (4.35%) Kanban
6 2 (4.35%) Data Entry
6 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) SQL
2 37 (80.43%) C#
3 25 (54.35%) VB.NET
4 20 (43.48%) VB6
5 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 10 (21.74%) Java
7 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
8 6 (13.04%) COBOL
8 6 (13.04%) NATURAL
8 6 (13.04%) JCL
9 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.52%) VBScript
9 3 (6.52%) Python
10 2 (4.35%) VBA
10 2 (4.35%) C++
11 1 (2.17%) C
11 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.70%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Sitecore
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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