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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 52 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.87% 1.56% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% 3.37% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 31
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
387 415 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 53.45% 46.21% 49.73%
Number of salaries quoted 323 369 415
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,075
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Daventry - 2 £35,000 -
Kettering - 2 £31,250 -
Towcester - 2 £37,500 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 42 (93.33%) C#
3 38 (84.44%) VB.NET
4 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
4 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
5 26 (57.78%) WCF
5 26 (57.78%) MVC
5 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (55.56%) RESTful
6 25 (55.56%) BDD
6 25 (55.56%) NoSQL
6 25 (55.56%) Node.js
6 25 (55.56%) Ruby
6 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 25 (55.56%) Web Application Development
6 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (55.56%) TDD
7 24 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) VB6
10 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
10 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (24.44%) VBA
10 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 11 (24.44%) Classic ASP
10 11 (24.44%) PowerShell

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (55.56%) Node.js
2 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) LabWindows
2 1 (2.22%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.22%) HFM
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) RS-232
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 25 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Essbase
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.89%) Electronics
1 4 (8.89%) Law
1 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Internet Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.22%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) VB Developer
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (2.22%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
3 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (57.78%) WCF
4 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (55.56%) RESTful
5 11 (24.44%) Classic ASP
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (2.22%) WinForms
7 1 (2.22%) WPF
7 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) MVC
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) BDD
2 25 (55.56%) TDD
2 25 (55.56%) Web Application Development
3 24 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) SDLC
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.22%) Migration
7 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.22%) OO
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) C#
2 38 (84.44%) VB.NET
3 25 (55.56%) Ruby
4 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 12 (26.67%) VB6
6 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
6 11 (24.44%) VBA
7 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) HND
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.22%) Nintex
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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