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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.76% 3.02% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.51% 7.66% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 15
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £46,000
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
307 261 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 42.40% 39.43% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 290 245 181
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Northampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (84.62%) Ruby
2 29 (74.36%) VB.NET
2 29 (74.36%) .NET
3 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 28 (71.79%) C#
4 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
5 24 (61.54%) TDD
5 24 (61.54%) MVC
5 24 (61.54%) WCF
5 24 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (61.54%) Git (software)
5 24 (61.54%) RESTful
5 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (61.54%) BDD
5 24 (61.54%) NoSQL
5 24 (61.54%) Node.js
5 24 (61.54%) Web Application Development
5 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (25.64%) Internet
6 10 (25.64%) JIRA
7 9 (23.08%) CA Endevor
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (23.08%) Workflow Management
7 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
7 9 (23.08%) Java EE
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (23.08%) Workflow

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (61.54%) Node.js
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 9 (23.08%) JBoss
2 9 (23.08%) CICS
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.08%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
2 9 (23.08%) FTP
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) SSL
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (61.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (23.08%) DB2
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.64%) JIRA
3 9 (23.08%) Hudson
3 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 9 (23.08%) HP UFT
3 9 (23.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
1 9 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Environment Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Report Writer
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
3 24 (61.54%) WCF
3 24 (61.54%) RESTful
3 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (23.08%) Java EE
4 9 (23.08%) SOAP
4 9 (23.08%) Web Services
4 9 (23.08%) XML
4 9 (23.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) WinForms
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) UNIX
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) TDD
2 24 (61.54%) BDD
2 24 (61.54%) Web Application Development
2 24 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (61.54%) MVC
3 9 (23.08%) Workflow
3 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 9 (23.08%) Workflow Management
3 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (23.08%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.82%) Content Management
5 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) Ruby
2 29 (74.36%) VB.NET
3 28 (71.79%) C#
4 9 (23.08%) COBOL
4 9 (23.08%) Java
4 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.08%) Perl
4 9 (23.08%) Python
4 9 (23.08%) REXX
4 9 (23.08%) JCL
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) VB6
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCAD
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) RACF
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) CA Endevor
1 9 (23.08%) Puppet
1 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
1 9 (23.08%) IBM
1 9 (23.08%) Informatica
1 9 (23.08%) F5
1 9 (23.08%) New Relic
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago