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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.32% 6.64% 4.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.98% 16.40% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 16
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,050 £42,500
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
163 189 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 41.69% 40.47% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 156 165 131
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Luton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
5 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
6 13 (68.42%) HTML
6 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
6 13 (68.42%) Waterfall
7 12 (63.16%) CSS
7 12 (63.16%) MS Office
7 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
7 12 (63.16%) C
7 12 (63.16%) Mathematics
8 11 (57.89%) SDLC
9 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
9 9 (47.37%) Windows
10 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
10 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
10 8 (42.11%) jQuery
11 7 (36.84%) Degree
11 7 (36.84%) HTML5
11 7 (36.84%) CSS3
12 6 (31.58%) JIRA
13 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
13 5 (26.32%) Line Management
13 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
13 5 (26.32%) UML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Office
2 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Development Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Manager
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) jQuery
5 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 7 (36.84%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) Ajax
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Mathematics
2 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Waterfall
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) Line Management
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) C
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) Lumesse
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
Luton, Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago