The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.82% 2.65% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.04% 6.27% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 16
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
VB
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
191 303 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 40.04% 42.20% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 136 286 245
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

VB
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Northampton region.

VB Salary Trend in Northampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for VB.

1 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (93.62%) VB.NET
3 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (65.96%) ASP.NET
5 25 (53.19%) SQL
6 21 (44.68%) WCF
6 21 (44.68%) MVC
7 18 (38.30%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
7 18 (38.30%) Ruby
7 18 (38.30%) TDD
7 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
7 18 (38.30%) RESTful
7 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (38.30%) BDD
7 18 (38.30%) NoSQL
7 18 (38.30%) Node.js
7 18 (38.30%) Web Application Development
7 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 13 (27.66%) SharePoint
9 12 (25.53%) VBA
9 12 (25.53%) Classic ASP
9 12 (25.53%) VB6
9 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (25.53%) Ajax
9 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (25.53%) PowerShell

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (27.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) NoSQL
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Legal
2 2 (4.26%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Applications Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Developer
3 12 (25.53%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (23.40%) Senior Applications Developer
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.77%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Applications Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# Application Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Application Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (65.96%) ASP.NET
3 21 (44.68%) WCF
4 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (38.30%) Node.js
4 18 (38.30%) RESTful
5 12 (25.53%) Ajax
5 12 (25.53%) Classic ASP
6 4 (8.51%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) Web Services
7 3 (6.38%) WinForms
7 3 (6.38%) WPF
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.26%) CSS
9 1 (2.13%) HTML
9 1 (2.13%) HTML5
9 1 (2.13%) jQuery
9 1 (2.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.13%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) MVC
3 18 (38.30%) BDD
3 18 (38.30%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (38.30%) TDD
3 18 (38.30%) Web Application Development
4 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (93.62%) VB.NET
3 25 (53.19%) SQL
4 18 (38.30%) Ruby
5 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
5 12 (25.53%) VB6
5 12 (25.53%) VBA
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) SAP