The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.08% 3.21% 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 5.76% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 22
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
296 191 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 45.75% 55.69% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 289 183 192
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Northamptonshire

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 28 July 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 22 (81.48%) VB.NET
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 15 (55.56%) VB6
6 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (51.85%) SharePoint
6 14 (51.85%) SAP
7 13 (48.15%) Classic ASP
7 13 (48.15%) VBA
8 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
10 10 (37.04%) ITIL
11 9 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (29.63%) Change Management
12 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
13 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
13 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
13 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (22.22%) MVC
15 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (18.52%) WCF
15 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
15 5 (18.52%) RESTful
15 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (51.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (18.52%) Node.js
3 5 (18.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.70%) MS Access
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Systems Developer
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Graduate
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) Classic ASP
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
5 5 (18.52%) RESTful
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
7 1 (3.70%) WinForms
7 1 (3.70%) ODBC
7 1 (3.70%) CSS
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Document Management
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) ITSM
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) ERD
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 22 (81.48%) VB.NET
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) VB6
4 13 (48.15%) VBA
5 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
6 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
7 5 (18.52%) Ruby
8 2 (7.41%) VBScript
8 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.70%) Perl
9 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.70%) Java
9 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.81%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) BMC
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) RedPrairie
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