The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.40% 3.14% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 5.50% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 10
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,650 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,950 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Nottinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
611 564 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 61.10% 57.14% 44.69%
Number of salaries quoted 493 495 396
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

VB
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Nottingham region.

VB Salary Trend in Nottingham

VB
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Nottingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 35 (72.92%) C#
2 34 (70.83%) SQL
3 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
4 24 (50.00%) .NET
5 20 (41.67%) IIS
5 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 18 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 18 (37.50%) HTML
7 16 (33.33%) XML
8 15 (31.25%) VB6
9 14 (29.17%) Java
9 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 14 (29.17%) Windows
9 14 (29.17%) Degree
10 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
10 13 (27.08%) Oracle
11 10 (20.83%) IBM
12 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
12 9 (18.75%) C++
12 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
13 8 (16.67%) Subversion
13 8 (16.67%) VBScript
13 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 8 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (16.67%) OOP
13 8 (16.67%) ActiveX
13 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
14 7 (14.58%) Linux
14 7 (14.58%) XSL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 20 (41.67%) IIS
2 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) SAS
4 3 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.17%) FileNet
5 2 (4.17%) JRun
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) SNMP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (8.33%) DB2
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) Couchbase
7 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.08%) Big Data
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 8 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) TestComplete
2 4 (8.33%) MSBuild
2 4 (8.33%) NUnit
2 4 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.25%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (12.50%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Games
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Graduate
5 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
6 5 (10.42%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) VB Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) VB6 Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Support Technician
6 5 (10.42%) Applications Support Technician
7 4 (8.33%) Customer Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Customer Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 18 (37.50%) HTML
4 16 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 8 (16.67%) ActiveX
7 7 (14.58%) XSL
8 4 (8.33%) CSS
8 4 (8.33%) JSON
8 4 (8.33%) LINQ
8 4 (8.33%) .NET Compact Framework
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (6.25%) Gherkin
9 3 (6.25%) jQuery
9 3 (6.25%) Middleware
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
2 5 (10.42%) Physics
3 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.17%) EFT
5 2 (4.17%) iSeries
6 1 (2.08%) Open Source
6 1 (2.08%) Kindle
6 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Android
4 5 (10.42%) UNIX
4 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) OOP
1 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
2 7 (14.58%) Web Development
3 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.42%) OO
3 5 (10.42%) Android Development
3 5 (10.42%) iOS Development
3 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (8.33%) MVC
4 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.25%) ERP
5 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Operations Research
7 1 (2.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) C#
2 34 (70.83%) SQL
3 18 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 15 (31.25%) VB6
5 14 (29.17%) Java
5 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.75%) C++
7 8 (16.67%) VBScript
8 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (12.50%) Python
9 5 (10.42%) Perl
10 4 (8.33%) PHP
10 4 (8.33%) Ruby
10 4 (8.33%) R
11 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.08%) C
12 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
2 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (4.17%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.08%) Netcool
2 1 (2.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) Unica
5 3 (6.25%) JBoss
6 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (4.17%) Software AG
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.17%) webMethods
6 2 (4.17%) Tumbleweed
6 2 (4.17%) Axway
6 2 (4.17%) Tableau
7 1 (2.08%) Splunk
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.08%) VMware