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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 53 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.47% 3.76% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.17% 8.20% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
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
306 183 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 42.44% 45.86% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 287 182 193
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) C#
3 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
4 22 (78.57%) VB.NET
5 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
6 15 (53.57%) WCF
7 14 (50.00%) MVC
8 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (46.43%) TDD
8 13 (46.43%) Ruby
8 13 (46.43%) XML
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
8 13 (46.43%) RESTful
8 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (46.43%) BDD
8 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
8 13 (46.43%) Node.js
8 13 (46.43%) Web Application Development
8 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
9 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
9 9 (32.14%) Windows
9 9 (32.14%) SQL
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (46.43%) Node.js
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 15 (53.57%) WCF
4 13 (46.43%) XML
4 13 (46.43%) RESTful
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) Ajax
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) XSL
7 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
1 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) MVC
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) TDD
2 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) BDD
2 13 (46.43%) Web Application Development
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (7.14%) Android Development
5 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) VB.NET
3 13 (46.43%) Ruby
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) C++
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy
2 1 (3.57%) BMC
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago