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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.57% 4.69% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 8.25% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 9
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
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 Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
126 194 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 35.80% 56.89% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 88 179 200
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) Front Office
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) ERP
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) Lumesse
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Lumesse
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Retek