The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.10% 4.07% 7.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.84% 8.06% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
268 186 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 39.59% 50.41% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 252 180 185
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) C#
3 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
4 17 (65.38%) VB.NET
5 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
7 12 (46.15%) XML
7 12 (46.15%) WCF
8 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (42.31%) MVC
9 10 (38.46%) TDD
9 10 (38.46%) SQL
9 10 (38.46%) Ruby
9 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
9 10 (38.46%) RESTful
9 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (38.46%) BDD
9 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
9 10 (38.46%) Node.js
9 10 (38.46%) Web Application Development
9 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (34.62%) Windows
10 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
11 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
12 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
12 7 (26.92%) HTML
13 6 (23.08%) CSS
13 6 (23.08%) SharePoint

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (38.46%) Node.js
2 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) Extranet
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (19.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.85%) MS Access
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) XML
3 12 (46.15%) WCF
4 10 (38.46%) RESTful
4 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) jQuery
6 6 (23.08%) Ajax
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.69%) Silverlight
8 2 (7.69%) XSL
9 1 (3.85%) ODBC
9 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
9 1 (3.85%) WinForms
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) BDD
2 10 (38.46%) Web Application Development
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Android Development
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) ERD
6 1 (3.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) VB.NET
3 10 (38.46%) Ruby
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VBScript
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) BMC
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy
2 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
Northampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago