The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.68% 5.34% 6.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.58% 13.24% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 15
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 £32,850 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
187 136 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 40.30% 40.36% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 164 131 176
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
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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 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Luton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (94.74%) C#
3 34 (89.47%) SQL
4 28 (73.68%) HTML
5 27 (71.05%) XML
6 26 (68.42%) SQL Server
7 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
8 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
9 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (42.11%) Classic ASP
11 15 (39.47%) CSS
11 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
11 15 (39.47%) VB6
12 14 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
14 10 (26.32%) Degree
14 10 (26.32%) Oracle
14 10 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (26.32%) Web Services
15 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
15 9 (23.68%) WCF
15 9 (23.68%) Retail
16 8 (21.05%) TDD
16 8 (21.05%) Banking
16 8 (21.05%) Finance
16 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
16 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (21.05%) Java
16 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
16 8 (21.05%) XSL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.79%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
2 14 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (21.05%) PowerBuilder
4 7 (18.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (18.42%) JIRA
5 6 (15.79%) Subversion
5 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) Log4Net
6 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (23.68%) Retail
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Software Developer
3 13 (34.21%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Applications Support
6 6 (15.79%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Programmer
10 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) HTML
3 27 (71.05%) XML
4 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
5 16 (42.11%) Classic ASP
6 15 (39.47%) CSS
7 10 (26.32%) Web Services
8 9 (23.68%) WCF
9 8 (21.05%) XSL
9 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.42%) jQuery
11 6 (15.79%) XSLT
11 6 (15.79%) WSDL
12 2 (5.26%) Spring
12 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
12 2 (5.26%) ODBC
13 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
13 1 (2.63%) SOAP
13 1 (2.63%) LINQ
13 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) TDD
1 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
2 7 (18.42%) MVC
2 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 6 (15.79%) BCP
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) ERP
5 4 (10.53%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.26%) Unified Process
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) RUP
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) C#
2 34 (89.47%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) VB6
5 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
6 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
7 8 (21.05%) Java
7 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
8 6 (15.79%) C
9 4 (10.53%) C++
10 3 (7.89%) PHP
11 2 (5.26%) XAML
12 1 (2.63%) VBScript
12 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Sysprep
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Perforce
4 4 (10.53%) Business Objects