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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 55 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.87% 2.05% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.23% 4.25% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 4
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
306 259 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 54.84% 48.23% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 207 243 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) C#
3 27 (84.38%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (81.25%) MVC
4 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (81.25%) TDD
4 26 (81.25%) Ruby
4 26 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
4 26 (81.25%) WCF
4 26 (81.25%) RESTful
4 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (81.25%) BDD
4 26 (81.25%) NoSQL
4 26 (81.25%) Git (software)
4 26 (81.25%) Node.js
4 26 (81.25%) Web Application Development
4 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (81.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) VB6
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (15.63%) VBA
6 5 (15.63%) Classic ASP
6 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (81.25%) Node.js
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (81.25%) NoSQL
1 26 (81.25%) SQL Server
1 26 (81.25%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (84.38%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Systems Developer
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (3.13%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 26 (81.25%) RESTful
2 26 (81.25%) WCF
3 5 (15.63%) Classic ASP
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (81.25%) BDD
2 26 (81.25%) MVC
2 26 (81.25%) TDD
2 26 (81.25%) Web Application Development
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 31 (96.88%) C#
3 26 (81.25%) Ruby
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) VB6
5 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.63%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) HND
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton
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Salary: Excellent salary (DOE)
Posted: 22 days ago
Northampton
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Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago