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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 29 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.38% 4.13% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.12% 10.53% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 14
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 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
205 133 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 42.18% 39.23% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 181 127 168
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £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 23 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Luton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 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 35 (92.11%) C#
3 34 (89.47%) SQL
4 28 (73.68%) HTML
5 27 (71.05%) XML
6 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
7 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
8 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
9 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
10 16 (42.11%) Classic ASP
11 15 (39.47%) CSS
12 14 (36.84%) Visual Studio
12 14 (36.84%) VB6
13 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
15 11 (28.95%) Web Services
16 10 (26.32%) Oracle
16 10 (26.32%) Degree
17 9 (23.68%) WCF
17 9 (23.68%) Retail
17 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
17 9 (23.68%) Crystal Reports
18 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
18 8 (21.05%) Java
18 8 (21.05%) XSL
18 8 (21.05%) Windows
18 8 (21.05%) PowerBuilder
18 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
18 8 (21.05%) TDD
18 8 (21.05%) Banking

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) 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 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (21.05%) PowerBuilder
4 7 (18.42%) JIRA
5 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
5 6 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (15.79%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) Log4Net
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
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%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Software Developer
2 13 (34.21%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Applications Support
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Software Configuration Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
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 11 (28.95%) 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 3 (7.89%) ODBC
13 2 (5.26%) Spring
13 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
14 1 (2.63%) LINQ
14 1 (2.63%) WPF
14 1 (2.63%) Ajax
14 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
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%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) BCP
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%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) RUP
7 2 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (5.26%) Unified Process
8 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 34 (89.47%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 14 (36.84%) VB6
5 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
6 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
7 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
7 8 (21.05%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) C
9 3 (7.89%) C++
9 3 (7.89%) PHP
10 2 (5.26%) XAML
11 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.63%) VBScript
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 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Perforce
4 3 (7.89%) Business Objects