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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.87% 3.15% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 6.45% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 21
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
284 310 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 44.31% 48.82% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 257 283 201
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 27 April 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (100.00%) Ruby
2 22 (95.65%) WCF
2 22 (95.65%) Git (software)
2 22 (95.65%) RESTful
2 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (95.65%) BDD
2 22 (95.65%) NoSQL
2 22 (95.65%) Web Application Development
2 22 (95.65%) Node.js
2 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 22 (95.65%) MVC
2 22 (95.65%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (95.65%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) VB.NET
2 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (95.65%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) CICS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
1 22 (95.65%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (95.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
1 22 (95.65%) .NET Developer
2 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
1 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET
1 22 (95.65%) WCF
1 22 (95.65%) RESTful
1 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 22 (95.65%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (95.65%) MVC
2 22 (95.65%) BDD
2 22 (95.65%) Web Application Development
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Content Management
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
3 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Ruby
2 22 (95.65%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) REXX
3 1 (4.35%) JCL
3 1 (4.35%) COBOL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) CA Endevor
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Informatica
1 1 (4.35%) F5
1 1 (4.35%) New Relic
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago