The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 44 78
Rank change year-on-year 0 +34  
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.00% 3.97% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.49% 7.42% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 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 £37,500

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 307 391 423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 53.39% 53.49% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 274 324 379
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

VB
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for VB in Northamptonshire

VB
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +18 23 £42,500 - 2
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 52 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (98.08%) C#
3 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (88.46%) ASP.NET
4 37 (71.15%) SQL
5 33 (63.46%) Ajax
6 25 (48.08%) Client/Server
7 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
8 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (25.00%) TDD
9 13 (25.00%) MVC
9 13 (25.00%) WCF
9 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (25.00%) RESTful
9 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (25.00%) BDD
9 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 13 (25.00%) Node.js
9 13 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 13 (25.00%) Ruby
10 8 (15.38%) SSDT
10 8 (15.38%) CSS3
10 8 (15.38%) HTML5
10 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (15.38%) JSON
10 8 (15.38%) CSS

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.92%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 13 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (15.38%) SSDT
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 33 (63.46%) Applications Developer
3 25 (48.08%) Senior Applications Developer
3 25 (48.08%) Senior Developer
4 13 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (88.46%) ASP.NET
3 33 (63.46%) Ajax
4 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (25.00%) Node.js
4 13 (25.00%) RESTful
4 13 (25.00%) WCF
5 8 (15.38%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) CSS3
5 8 (15.38%) HTML
5 8 (15.38%) HTML5
5 8 (15.38%) JSON
6 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.62%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (25.00%) BDD
3 13 (25.00%) MVC
3 13 (25.00%) TDD
3 13 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 5 (9.62%) Service Management
5 4 (7.69%) Workflow
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
7 2 (3.85%) SDLC
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 51 (98.08%) C#
3 37 (71.15%) SQL
4 13 (25.00%) Ruby
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.62%) VB6
6 5 (9.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) HND
1 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Nintex
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago