The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leighton Buzzard region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 22.86% 22.22% 33.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 22.22% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £50,000 £35,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.84% -17.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
VB
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leighton Buzzard region.

Programming Languages Category
Leighton Buzzard
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leighton Buzzard 68.57% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 2
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Leighton Buzzard region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Leighton Buzzard

VB
Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Leighton Buzzard region.

VB Salary Trend in Leighton Buzzard

VB
Salary Histogram in Leighton Buzzard

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Leighton Buzzard region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Leighton Buzzard

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (70.00%) WinForms
3 7 (70.00%) VB6
3 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 7 (70.00%) VC++
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control
8 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (10.00%) jQuery
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) Ajax
8 1 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
8 1 (10.00%) SLA
8 1 (10.00%) Flash

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Leighton Buzzard by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leighton Buzzard 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (70.00%) WinForms
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) VB6
2 7 (70.00%) VC++
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco