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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 52 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.67% 6.47% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 15.47% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 20
Average salary £41,250 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.06% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,050 £52,500
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
205 181 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 49.04% 41.80% 56.76%
Number of salaries quoted 181 137 168
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
VB
Bedfordshire

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 24 April 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 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (45.83%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 9 (37.50%) VBScript
6 9 (37.50%) ODBC
6 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (37.50%) DTS
6 9 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 4 (16.67%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
10 4 (16.67%) IIS
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (16.67%) Clustering
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (37.50%) DTS
3 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Log4Net
1 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Applications Support
2 9 (37.50%) DBA
3 7 (29.17%) Administrator
3 7 (29.17%) SQL DBA
4 6 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) XML
2 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) ODBC
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) XSL
6 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.17%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 9 (37.50%) VBScript
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
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