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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.27% 2.89% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.59% 5.99% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 9
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
370 401 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 49.33% 48.31% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 335 368 281
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -10 13 £40,000 - 1
Towcester - 3 £36,500 -
Kettering - 1 £17,500 - 1
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (90.91%) C#
3 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 34 (77.27%) VB.NET
5 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
6 28 (63.64%) MVC
7 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (59.09%) TDD
7 26 (59.09%) WCF
7 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (59.09%) Web Application Development
8 24 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (54.55%) BDD
8 24 (54.55%) NoSQL
8 24 (54.55%) Node.js
8 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
8 24 (54.55%) RESTful
8 24 (54.55%) Ruby
8 24 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 10 (22.73%) CSS
10 10 (22.73%) XML
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) Degree
11 8 (18.18%) Ajax
11 8 (18.18%) jQuery
12 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
12 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
13 6 (13.64%) SLA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (54.55%) Node.js
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) LabWindows
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) NUnit
3 2 (4.55%) MSTest
3 2 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (4.55%) Moq
General
1 4 (9.09%) Electronics
1 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (90.91%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Programmer
6 2 (4.55%) Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) Graduate
7 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) C# Programmer
7 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 26 (59.09%) WCF
3 26 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (54.55%) RESTful
4 24 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (22.73%) CSS
5 10 (22.73%) XML
5 10 (22.73%) HTML
6 8 (18.18%) jQuery
6 8 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.55%) Spring.NET
8 2 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (4.55%) Ninject
8 2 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (4.55%) WinForms
9 1 (2.27%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) MVC
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (59.09%) TDD
2 26 (59.09%) Web Application Development
3 24 (54.55%) BDD
3 24 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.55%) Kanban
5 2 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (4.55%) OO
5 2 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) C#
2 34 (77.27%) VB.NET
3 24 (54.55%) Ruby
4 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) SQL
6 4 (9.09%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) C
6 4 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 4 (9.09%) VB6
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) MCAD
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago