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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 38 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.71% 1.33% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.08% 2.53% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £38,750 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.09% +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
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
148 158 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 44.58% 52.67% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 120 150 163
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,792 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 June 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Peterborough

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) OO
3 19 (86.36%) T-SQL
3 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
3 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 19 (86.36%) Git (software)
4 17 (77.27%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) Degree
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) SDLC
9 3 (13.64%) Wiki
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
10 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 2 (9.09%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Java
10 2 (9.09%) Banking
11 1 (4.55%) Content Management
11 1 (4.55%) jQuery
11 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 1 (4.55%) PHP
11 1 (4.55%) HTML
11 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
11 1 (4.55%) VBScript
11 1 (4.55%) CMS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) OO
2 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 17 (77.27%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Content Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 19 (86.36%) T-SQL
4 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree