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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.93% 1.04% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.10% 2.30% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 10
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.49%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
268 217 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 46.94% 45.02% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 253 195 226
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,850 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 January 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (89.19%) SQL Server
3 32 (86.49%) VB.NET
4 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
5 25 (67.57%) WCF
6 24 (64.86%) MVC
7 23 (62.16%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (62.16%) Git (software)
7 23 (62.16%) RESTful
7 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (62.16%) BDD
7 23 (62.16%) NoSQL
7 23 (62.16%) Node.js
7 23 (62.16%) Web Application Development
7 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (62.16%) TDD
7 23 (62.16%) Ruby
7 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 13 (35.14%) XML
9 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
9 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
11 8 (21.62%) Data Mining
11 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) C++
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (62.16%) Node.js
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (89.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (62.16%) NoSQL
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (21.62%) Data Mining
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Law
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
3 25 (67.57%) WCF
4 23 (62.16%) RESTful
4 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (35.14%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
7 6 (16.22%) jQuery
7 6 (16.22%) CSS
7 6 (16.22%) HTML
7 6 (16.22%) Ajax
8 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.41%) XSL
9 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
1 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) MVC
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) TDD
2 23 (62.16%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (62.16%) BDD
2 23 (62.16%) Web Application Development
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Web Development
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (5.41%) Android Development
4 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (86.49%) VB.NET
3 23 (62.16%) Ruby
4 8 (21.62%) C++
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
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