The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 27 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.81% 6.02% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 10.47% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 7
Average salary £27,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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 Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 172 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 32.79% 57.53% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 164 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VB
Salary Trend in Luton

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

VB Salary Trend in Luton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) C++
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (44.44%) Business Objects
6 4 (44.44%) MS Office
6 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
6 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 4 (44.44%) VB6
6 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
6 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) Degree
8 2 (22.22%) Front Office
8 2 (22.22%) REST
8 2 (22.22%) Lumesse
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 2 (22.22%) CRM
8 2 (22.22%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (22.22%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 4 (44.44%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Business Objects
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Lumesse
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Retek
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago