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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 57 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.49% 2.70% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 4.66% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 21
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -29.48%
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
311 494 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.60% 58.05% 58.70%
Number of salaries quoted 266 447 381
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 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 28 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 +1 14 £45,000 +50.00% 4
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 37 (90.24%) SQL
2 28 (68.29%) .NET
3 27 (65.85%) C#
4 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
5 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (43.90%) SDLC
6 17 (41.46%) Mentoring
7 16 (39.02%) VB.NET
8 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
8 14 (34.15%) VB6
9 13 (31.71%) Retail
9 13 (31.71%) PHP
10 12 (29.27%) Web Development
11 11 (26.83%) Open Source
11 11 (26.83%) People Management
11 11 (26.83%) Java
11 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (21.95%) Adabas
12 9 (21.95%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (21.95%) NATURAL
12 9 (21.95%) JCL
12 9 (21.95%) COBOL
12 9 (21.95%) XML
12 9 (21.95%) XSLT
12 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
13 7 (17.07%) CA Endevor
13 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (17.07%) IBM
14 6 (14.63%) Scrum
14 6 (14.63%) Windows

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (21.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Silverpop
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (21.95%) Adabas
4 6 (14.63%) DB2
5 3 (7.32%) MS Access
5 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) QlikView
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) MSTest
3 1 (2.44%) Moq
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.44%) NUnit
General
1 13 (31.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Development Manager
2 11 (26.83%) Software Development Manager
2 11 (26.83%) Software Manager
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (17.07%) Programmer
4 7 (17.07%) COBOL Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 7 (17.07%) COBOL Programmer
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.95%) XML
3 9 (21.95%) XSLT
3 9 (21.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) WPF
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (43.90%) SDLC
2 17 (41.46%) Mentoring
3 12 (29.27%) Web Development
4 11 (26.83%) People Management
4 11 (26.83%) Open Source
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Logistics
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Matrix Management
7 3 (7.32%) MVVM
7 3 (7.32%) MVC
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.44%) OOD
9 1 (2.44%) ETL
9 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.44%) Web Design
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) SQL
2 27 (65.85%) C#
3 16 (39.02%) VB.NET
4 14 (34.15%) VB6
5 13 (31.71%) PHP
6 11 (26.83%) Java
7 9 (21.95%) COBOL
7 9 (21.95%) NATURAL
7 9 (21.95%) JCL
8 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
9 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.44%) VBA
10 1 (2.44%) VBScript
10 1 (2.44%) C
10 1 (2.44%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.88%) Metastorm
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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