Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 67 55
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12 +38
Permanent jobs citing VB 30 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.06% 3.08% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 5.78% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 46
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £37,875 £38,750 £31,875
90th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £46,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 834 606 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 57.36% 53.30% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 660 530 570
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,125 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,625 £53,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -16 28 £42,500 - 3
Kettering - 2 £61,000 -
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 24 (80.00%) C#
4 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET
4 19 (63.33%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (63.33%) VB.NET
4 19 (63.33%) MVC
4 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (63.33%) TDD
4 19 (63.33%) Ruby
4 19 (63.33%) WCF
4 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
4 19 (63.33%) RESTful
4 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (63.33%) BDD
4 19 (63.33%) NoSQL
4 19 (63.33%) Node.js
4 19 (63.33%) Web Application Development
4 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Service Management
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (16.67%) VBScript

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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics SL
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) NoSQL
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Support
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET
2 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 19 (63.33%) Node.js
2 19 (63.33%) RESTful
2 19 (63.33%) WCF
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (63.33%) BDD
1 19 (63.33%) Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) MVC
1 19 (63.33%) TDD
1 19 (63.33%) Web Application Development
2 8 (26.67%) Service Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 5 (16.67%) ITSM
4 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.00%) Metadata Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) Ruby
2 19 (63.33%) VB.NET
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) VBScript
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) VB6
6 3 (10.00%) VBA
7 2 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (6.67%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) BMC
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Remedy
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) VMware