The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 72 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.80% 3.39% 6.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 6.69% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 40
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
384 329 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 44.09% 50.69% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 365 307 288
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
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
East Midlands

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VB
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Northamptonshire region.

VB Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

VB
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -19 7 £40,000 +23.07% 5
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (92.31%) C#
3 30 (76.92%) VB.NET
4 24 (61.54%) SharePoint
4 24 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (58.97%) SQL
6 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
7 21 (53.85%) SAP
8 20 (51.28%) Classic ASP
9 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
10 17 (43.59%) ITIL
11 16 (41.03%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (41.03%) VB6
12 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 13 (33.33%) VBA
13 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
14 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
15 10 (25.64%) Law
16 9 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (20.51%) Legal
17 8 (20.51%) Change Management
17 8 (20.51%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
18 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
18 7 (17.95%) Kindle
18 7 (17.95%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (17.95%) ISO 9001
19 6 (15.38%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (20.51%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (17.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (12.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) MS Access
6 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Law
2 8 (20.51%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) Systems Developer
3 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 12 (30.77%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate
8 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.56%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 20 (51.28%) Classic ASP
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.82%) WCF
5 5 (12.82%) RESTful
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 4 (10.26%) XML
7 1 (2.56%) ODBC
7 1 (2.56%) SAP XI
7 1 (2.56%) WinForms
7 1 (2.56%) Ajax
7 1 (2.56%) CSS
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.51%) Change Management
4 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 5 (12.82%) BDD
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
5 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
6 3 (7.69%) Document Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.56%) Service Management
8 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.56%) ITSM
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) ERD
8 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) VB.NET
3 23 (58.97%) SQL
4 16 (41.03%) VB6
5 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 13 (33.33%) VBA
6 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
7 5 (12.82%) Ruby
8 2 (5.13%) VBScript
8 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.56%) Perl
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) SAP
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) BMC
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.56%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
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