Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 54 91
Rank change year-on-year -5 +37 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 61 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.12% 4.48% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 8.64% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 34
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year -4.38% +7.38% -6.88%

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 604 706 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 55.46% 51.84% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 522 534 737
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,500 £41,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.41% +5.06% +1.28%
10th Percentile £24,025 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -8 25 £42,500 - 5
Corby - 5 £38,500 -
Towcester - 3 £40,000 - 1
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) C#
3 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
4 22 (64.71%) VB.NET
5 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
6 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (47.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 16 (47.06%) BDD
7 16 (47.06%) NoSQL
7 16 (47.06%) Node.js
7 16 (47.06%) Web Application Development
7 16 (47.06%) TDD
7 16 (47.06%) MVC
7 16 (47.06%) Ruby
7 16 (47.06%) WCF
7 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
7 16 (47.06%) RESTful
7 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (35.29%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
10 8 (23.53%) HTML
10 8 (23.53%) CSS
10 8 (23.53%) HTML5
11 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
11 7 (20.59%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering

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 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) RS-232
2 1 (2.94%) LTE
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (47.06%) NoSQL
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Electronics
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.94%) VB Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
3 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 16 (47.06%) Node.js
4 16 (47.06%) RESTful
4 16 (47.06%) WCF
5 8 (23.53%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) CSS3
7 1 (2.94%) Flash
7 1 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (8.82%) Optoelectronics
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) BDD
2 16 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (47.06%) MVC
2 16 (47.06%) TDD
2 16 (47.06%) Web Application Development
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Document Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 22 (64.71%) VB.NET
3 16 (47.06%) Ruby
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.82%) C
7 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.88%) VBScript
9 1 (2.94%) C++
9 1 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) HND
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
2 1 (2.94%) EMC
2 1 (2.94%) FalconStor
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) VMware