The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.48% 3.38% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 6.90% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 25
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
415 464 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 47.11% 49.00% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 372 417 313
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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 -14 11 £40,000 - 1
Kettering - 1 £17,500 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 26 (86.67%) VB.NET
3 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (83.33%) C#
4 24 (80.00%) MVC
5 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
6 22 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (73.33%) TDD
6 22 (73.33%) Ruby
6 22 (73.33%) WCF
6 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (73.33%) BDD
6 22 (73.33%) NoSQL
6 22 (73.33%) Node.js
6 22 (73.33%) Web Application Development
6 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
6 22 (73.33%) RESTful
7 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.67%) MCAD
8 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 5 (16.67%) Electronics
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Firmware
8 5 (16.67%) LabWindows
8 5 (16.67%) VB6
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 22 (73.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) LabWindows
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
1 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Graduate
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 22 (73.33%) WCF
3 22 (73.33%) RESTful
3 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) WinForms
5 2 (6.67%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) MVC
2 22 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) TDD
2 22 (73.33%) BDD
2 22 (73.33%) Web Application Development
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) VB.NET
2 25 (83.33%) C#
3 22 (73.33%) Ruby
4 5 (16.67%) VB6
5 4 (13.33%) C
5 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCAD
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
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