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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 61 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.79% 3.63% 5.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 7.77% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 34
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
424 296 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 43.76% 46.76% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 383 280 275
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £29,675
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
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 September 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 -12 24 £40,000 +14.28% 2
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) C#
3 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
4 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 22 (68.75%) VB.NET
5 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (46.88%) XML
7 14 (43.75%) MVC
7 14 (43.75%) WCF
8 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (37.50%) RESTful
9 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (37.50%) TDD
9 12 (37.50%) Ruby
9 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 12 (37.50%) BDD
9 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
9 12 (37.50%) Node.js
9 12 (37.50%) Web Application Development
9 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (31.25%) HTML
10 10 (31.25%) SQL
11 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
11 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
11 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
11 9 (28.13%) CSS
11 9 (28.13%) Windows
11 9 (28.13%) Ajax
11 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (37.50%) Node.js
2 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (21.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Extranet
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (18.75%) Data Mining
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) XML
4 14 (43.75%) WCF
5 12 (37.50%) RESTful
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
7 9 (28.13%) Ajax
7 9 (28.13%) CSS
7 9 (28.13%) jQuery
8 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) WinForms
9 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
9 2 (6.25%) XSL
10 1 (3.13%) ODBC
10 1 (3.13%) SAP XI
10 1 (3.13%) Web Services
10 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) iPhone
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Kindle
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
1 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) MVC
2 13 (40.63%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (37.50%) BDD
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Android Development
6 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) ERD
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) VB.NET
3 12 (37.50%) Ruby
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.75%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VBScript
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) RedPrairie
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago