The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.62% 3.13% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 6.38% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
156 141 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 48.00% 48.96% 54.52%
Number of salaries quoted 129 131 156
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,952 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

VB
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

VB Salary Trend in Peterborough

VB
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Peterborough

VB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle