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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 23 48
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.66% 7.95% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 19.33% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 16
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
180 150 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 43.90% 41.10% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 141 146 186
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Luton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) C#
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (90.24%) SQL
3 30 (73.17%) HTML
4 29 (70.73%) XML
5 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
6 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
7 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET
7 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
8 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (46.34%) VB6
9 19 (46.34%) Visual Studio
10 18 (43.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (41.46%) VB.NET
12 15 (36.59%) CSS
13 14 (34.15%) Classic ASP
13 14 (34.15%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (26.83%) Degree
15 11 (26.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (24.39%) Oracle
17 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
17 9 (21.95%) WCF
17 9 (21.95%) Retail
18 8 (19.51%) TDD
18 8 (19.51%) Banking
18 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
18 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
18 8 (19.51%) Java
18 8 (19.51%) C++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (14.63%) CMS
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Visual Studio
2 18 (43.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (26.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (19.51%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (17.07%) JIRA
6 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
6 6 (14.63%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.44%) Log4Net
7 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (21.95%) Retail
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) Software Developer
3 14 (34.15%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
8 4 (9.76%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Support
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Programmer
11 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
11 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 29 (70.73%) XML
4 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET
5 15 (36.59%) CSS
6 14 (34.15%) Classic ASP
7 9 (21.95%) WCF
8 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (19.51%) Web Services
9 7 (17.07%) jQuery
10 6 (14.63%) WSDL
10 6 (14.63%) XSL
10 6 (14.63%) XSLT
11 2 (4.88%) Silverlight
12 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
12 1 (2.44%) SOAP
12 1 (2.44%) Ajax
12 1 (2.44%) LINQ
12 1 (2.44%) WPF
12 1 (2.44%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) TDD
2 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
3 7 (17.07%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) BCP
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) ERP
6 4 (9.76%) CRM
6 4 (9.76%) OO
7 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (4.88%) Unified Process
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) RUP
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (90.24%) SQL
3 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
4 19 (46.34%) VB6
5 17 (41.46%) VB.NET
6 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
7 8 (19.51%) Java
7 8 (19.51%) C++
7 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
8 6 (14.63%) C
9 4 (9.76%) PHP
10 2 (4.88%) XAML
11 1 (2.44%) VBScript
11 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Business Objects
4 6 (14.63%) Perforce
Luton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus / Pension / Health
Posted: 3 days ago