Period
to 29 July 2017

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 29 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 50 87
Rank change year-on-year -16 +37 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 35 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.01% 4.33% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.61% 8.64% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 40
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £46,500 £46,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 624 741 850
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 53.65% 50.17% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 539 573 769
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,800 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 2017.

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 29 July 2017. 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 +6 33 £42,500 - 5
Towcester +2 1 - -
VB
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (91.43%) VB.NET
3 32 (91.43%) ASP.NET
4 19 (54.29%) SQL
5 18 (51.43%) Ajax
6 17 (48.57%) Client/Server
7 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
8 14 (40.00%) MVC
8 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (40.00%) WCF
8 14 (40.00%) TDD
8 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (40.00%) RESTful
8 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (40.00%) BDD
8 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
8 14 (40.00%) Node.js
8 14 (40.00%) Ruby
8 14 (40.00%) Web Application Development
8 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.57%) CSS3
9 3 (8.57%) HTML5
9 3 (8.57%) CSS
9 3 (8.57%) HTML
10 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
10 2 (5.71%) Microsoft

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 (2.86%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) RS-232
1 1 (2.86%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) Applications Developer
3 17 (48.57%) Senior Applications Developer
3 17 (48.57%) Senior Developer
4 14 (40.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics Test Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (91.43%) ASP.NET
3 18 (51.43%) Ajax
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (40.00%) Node.js
4 14 (40.00%) RESTful
4 14 (40.00%) WCF
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) CSS3
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) BDD
2 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (40.00%) MVC
2 14 (40.00%) TDD
2 14 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (2.86%) Document Management
3 1 (2.86%) SDLC
3 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (91.43%) VB.NET
3 19 (54.29%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Northampton
SThree
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago