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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 61 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.28% 2.34% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 3.78% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 9
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,200 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £40,500
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
456 450 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 57.65% 61.81% 61.13%
Number of salaries quoted 418 418 347
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +20 17 £30,750 -10.86%
Market Harborough - 1 £22,500 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 42 (82.35%) .NET
2 34 (66.67%) C#
3 33 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 29 (56.86%) SQL
5 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
6 22 (43.14%) VBScript
7 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 18 (35.29%) MVC
9 16 (31.37%) Retail
9 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (31.37%) jQuery
10 15 (29.41%) VB.NET
11 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
12 12 (23.53%) Ajax
12 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (21.57%) Java
13 11 (21.57%) XML
14 10 (19.61%) HTML
14 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (17.65%) WCF
15 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (17.65%) ITIL
16 8 (15.69%) CSS
16 8 (15.69%) HTML5
16 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (13.73%) Web Services
17 7 (13.73%) Classic ASP
17 7 (13.73%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (7.84%) DNN
1 4 (7.84%) Node.js
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (13.73%) DTS
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) MySQL
8 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
1 4 (7.84%) Selenium
1 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.96%) Moq
General
1 16 (31.37%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Manager
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Junior
6 4 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Report Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.88%) Report Writer
8 2 (3.92%) ASP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 16 (31.37%) jQuery
4 12 (23.53%) Ajax
5 11 (21.57%) XML
6 10 (19.61%) HTML
6 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (17.65%) WCF
8 8 (15.69%) CSS
8 8 (15.69%) HTML5
9 7 (13.73%) Web Services
9 7 (13.73%) Classic ASP
10 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (7.84%) WinForms
12 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (7.84%) Dapper ORM
12 4 (7.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (7.84%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) iPhone
3 2 (3.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Android
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) MVC
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) TDD
5 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.80%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (7.84%) Web Design
6 4 (7.84%) Workflow
7 3 (5.88%) OOP
7 3 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.92%) E-Procurement
8 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) C#
2 29 (56.86%) SQL
3 22 (43.14%) VBScript
4 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 15 (29.41%) VB.NET
6 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
7 11 (21.57%) Java
8 7 (13.73%) VBA
8 7 (13.73%) VB6
9 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.84%) PHP
10 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.88%) Perl
11 2 (3.92%) Python
11 2 (3.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCITP
3 1 (1.96%) MCP
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago