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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.13% 5.76% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.29% 10.31% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 16
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £24,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,350 £40,250
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
318 223 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 49.84% 55.89% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 289 205 200
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Northampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) VB.NET
4 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) VB6
6 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (53.85%) SharePoint
6 14 (53.85%) VBA
6 14 (53.85%) SAP
7 13 (50.00%) Classic ASP
7 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
9 10 (38.46%) ITIL
10 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
10 9 (34.62%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (30.77%) Change Management
12 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
12 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
12 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (23.08%) HTML
13 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
14 5 (19.23%) OO
14 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
14 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (19.23%) Project Management
14 5 (19.23%) SharePoint Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (19.23%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) MS Access
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) CruiseControl
2 3 (11.54%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Systems Developer
3 7 (26.92%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (19.23%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Graduate
8 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) WCF
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) ODBC
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Document Management
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) CRM
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) ITSM
8 1 (3.85%) Workflow
8 1 (3.85%) Service Management
8 1 (3.85%) ERD
8 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) VB.NET
4 15 (57.69%) VB6
5 14 (53.85%) VBA
6 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
7 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.54%) RPG
10 2 (7.69%) VBScript
11 1 (3.85%) Perl
11 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (3.85%) Java
11 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (15.38%) HND
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) BMC
3 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
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