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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 42 29
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.74% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.35% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 17
Average salary - £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
81 85 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 37.67% 31.48% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 80 63 166
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian