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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Towcester 66.67% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 80.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB
Northamptonshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Towcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Towcester 83.33% 100.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Towcester

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Towcester

VB
Salary Trend in Towcester

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

VB Salary Trend in Towcester

VB
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Towcester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Towcester 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) MCAD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) LabWindows
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Towcester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Towcester 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LabWindows
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCAD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft