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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.52% 2.41% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 3.95% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 7
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £43,500
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
460 430 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 58.01% 60.99% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 420 404 355
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 19 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 19 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 +14 18 £30,000 -23.07% 1
Market Harborough - 2 £22,500 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 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 47 (83.93%) .NET
2 38 (67.86%) SQL Server
3 37 (66.07%) C#
4 28 (50.00%) SQL
5 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET
6 24 (42.86%) MVC
7 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
8 22 (39.29%) VBScript
9 19 (33.93%) VB.NET
10 18 (32.14%) jQuery
11 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (28.57%) Retail
12 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (26.79%) Ajax
14 13 (23.21%) WCF
14 13 (23.21%) XML
15 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
15 12 (21.43%) HTML
15 12 (21.43%) Java
16 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (17.86%) HTML5
18 9 (16.07%) Web Application Development
18 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (16.07%) CSS
18 9 (16.07%) TDD
18 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 6 (10.71%) Node.js
2 4 (7.14%) DNN
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) WAN
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (14.29%) DTS
4 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) CruiseControl
1 4 (7.14%) Selenium
1 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.36%) NUnit
2 3 (5.36%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (5.36%) Moq
3 2 (3.57%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (10.71%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Systems Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Junior
8 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Report Writer
9 3 (5.36%) Report Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.36%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.57%) ASP Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Implementation Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (83.93%) .NET
2 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.14%) jQuery
4 15 (26.79%) Ajax
5 13 (23.21%) XML
5 13 (23.21%) WCF
6 12 (21.43%) HTML
7 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (17.86%) HTML5
9 9 (16.07%) CSS
9 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (14.29%) Web Services
10 8 (14.29%) Classic ASP
11 6 (10.71%) Ninject
11 6 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
13 4 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
13 4 (7.14%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) iPhone
3 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.36%) Blog
4 2 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) MVC
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) TDD
3 9 (16.07%) Web Application Development
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.14%) Web Design
7 4 (7.14%) Workflow
8 3 (5.36%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) OOP
8 3 (5.36%) OO
8 3 (5.36%) BDD
8 3 (5.36%) Kanban
9 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.57%) Functional Programming
9 2 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) C#
2 28 (50.00%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
4 22 (39.29%) VBScript
5 19 (33.93%) VB.NET
6 12 (21.43%) Java
6 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 7 (12.50%) VB6
7 7 (12.50%) VBA
8 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.14%) PHP
9 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.36%) Perl
10 2 (3.57%) Python
10 2 (3.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.71%) Google
2 5 (8.93%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
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