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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.97% 1.52% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 3.14% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 26
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,900 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
462 287 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 48.94% 48.48% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 436 252 319
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -7 15 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Towcester - 4 £36,500 -
Daventry - 2 £40,000 -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (92.73%) C#
3 42 (76.36%) ASP.NET
4 40 (72.73%) VB.NET
5 37 (67.27%) SQL Server
6 30 (54.55%) MVC
7 28 (50.91%) WCF
8 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (47.27%) TDD
8 26 (47.27%) Web Application Development
9 24 (43.64%) BDD
9 24 (43.64%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (43.64%) NoSQL
9 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (43.64%) RESTful
9 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
9 24 (43.64%) Ruby
9 24 (43.64%) Node.js
9 24 (43.64%) Git (software)
10 20 (36.36%) XML
11 16 (29.09%) CSS
11 16 (29.09%) HTML
11 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
12 15 (27.27%) Degree
12 15 (27.27%) jQuery
12 15 (27.27%) Ajax
13 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
14 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
15 11 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (43.64%) Node.js
2 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
3 11 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.64%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Intranet
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
1 2 (3.64%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (67.27%) SQL Server
2 24 (43.64%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (16.36%) Data Mining
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) NUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) MSTest
3 2 (3.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (3.64%) Moq
General
1 4 (7.27%) Electronics
1 4 (7.27%) Law
1 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (92.73%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Software Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Software Programmer
5 2 (3.64%) Programmer
5 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Development Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) C# Programmer
6 1 (1.82%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (76.36%) ASP.NET
3 28 (50.91%) WCF
4 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (43.64%) RESTful
5 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (36.36%) XML
7 16 (29.09%) CSS
7 16 (29.09%) HTML
8 15 (27.27%) Ajax
8 15 (27.27%) jQuery
9 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.27%) WinForms
11 2 (3.64%) XSL
11 2 (3.64%) Spring.NET
11 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.64%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (3.64%) Ninject
11 2 (3.64%) Unity DI Container
12 1 (1.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) iPhone
1 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
1 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) MVC
2 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) TDD
2 26 (47.27%) Web Application Development
3 24 (43.64%) BDD
3 24 (43.64%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.27%) OO
6 2 (3.64%) Kanban
6 2 (3.64%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (3.64%) Android Development
6 2 (3.64%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.64%) Web Development
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
6 2 (3.64%) Scrum
7 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (92.73%) C#
2 40 (72.73%) VB.NET
3 24 (43.64%) Ruby
4 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
5 9 (16.36%) C++
6 4 (7.27%) C
6 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
6 4 (7.27%) VB6
7 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
Northampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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