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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 52 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.50% 1.67% 6.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 3.41% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 18
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +33.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
197 205 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 49.13% 49.04% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 148 181 137
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) Line Management
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Front Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Development Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Lumesse