The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 18 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.64% - 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £30,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 46 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.01% 31.51% 54.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 41
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,976 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

VB
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Shropshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Shropshire

VB
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 7 £29,500 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) VB.NET
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (47.37%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) PHP
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
7 5 (26.32%) CSS3
7 5 (26.32%) Retail
7 5 (26.32%) VB6
7 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) Web Development
8 4 (21.05%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Progress
8 4 (21.05%) Mitel
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) VBScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (26.32%) MySQL
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) CSS3
5 4 (21.05%) EDIFACT
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) WPF
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) VB.NET
3 9 (47.37%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) PHP
5 5 (26.32%) VB6
6 4 (21.05%) VBScript
7 2 (10.53%) VBA
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Progress
1 4 (21.05%) Mitel
2 1 (5.26%) SAP