The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 56 54
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2  
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.37% 3.38% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.59% 6.31% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 12
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 206 301 258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 54.21% 53.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 180 214 234
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Northampton

VB
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for VB in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for VB.

1 60 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (98.33%) C#
3 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 42 (70.00%) SQL
5 35 (58.33%) Ajax
6 27 (45.00%) Client/Server
7 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
8 19 (31.67%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (21.67%) TDD
9 13 (21.67%) MVC
9 13 (21.67%) WCF
9 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
9 13 (21.67%) RESTful
9 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (21.67%) BDD
9 13 (21.67%) NoSQL
9 13 (21.67%) Node.js
9 13 (21.67%) Web Application Development
9 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 13 (21.67%) Ruby
10 11 (18.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (18.33%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
10 11 (18.33%) Service Management

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
1 11 (18.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 11 (18.33%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) NoSQL
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (13.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 54 (90.00%) Developer
2 35 (58.33%) Applications Developer
3 27 (45.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 27 (45.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 35 (58.33%) Ajax
4 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (21.67%) Node.js
4 13 (21.67%) RESTful
4 13 (21.67%) WCF
5 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
5 11 (18.33%) Classic ASP
6 8 (13.33%) CSS
6 8 (13.33%) CSS3
6 8 (13.33%) HTML
6 8 (13.33%) HTML5
6 8 (13.33%) JSON
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (21.67%) BDD
3 13 (21.67%) MVC
3 13 (21.67%) TDD
3 13 (21.67%) Web Application Development
4 11 (18.33%) Service Management
5 7 (11.67%) Workflow
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (3.33%) SDLC
9 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 59 (98.33%) C#
3 42 (70.00%) SQL
4 13 (21.67%) Ruby
5 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
5 11 (18.33%) VB6
5 11 (18.33%) VBA
6 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) HND
1 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Nintex
3 6 (10.00%) SAP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago