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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.13% 0.83% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.32% 2.38% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
88 42 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 42.11% 35.00% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 45
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,750 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 - 6 £33,500 - 4
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
4 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
5 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
6 13 (41.94%) HTML
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (25.81%) MVC
10 8 (25.81%) CSS
10 8 (25.81%) XML
10 8 (25.81%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) SOAP
11 7 (22.58%) VB6
12 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (19.35%) PHP
12 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (16.13%) HTML5
13 5 (16.13%) CSS3
13 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (16.13%) MySQL
13 5 (16.13%) Retail
13 5 (16.13%) Finance
13 5 (16.13%) Web Development
13 5 (16.13%) Degree
13 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
13 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (16.13%) MySQL
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Software Developer
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) XML
5 7 (22.58%) SOAP
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (16.13%) CSS3
7 5 (16.13%) HTML5
8 4 (12.90%) EDIFACT
9 3 (9.68%) WinForms
9 3 (9.68%) JSON
9 3 (9.68%) REST
9 3 (9.68%) Web Services
10 2 (6.45%) Middleware
10 2 (6.45%) Classic ASP
10 2 (6.45%) WPF
10 2 (6.45%) jQuery
11 1 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) MVC
2 5 (16.13%) Web Development
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) OOP
3 4 (12.90%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
4 7 (22.58%) VB6
5 6 (19.35%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) VBScript
7 2 (6.45%) VBA
7 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) VCP4
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Progress
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) Mitel
Telford, Shropshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum Overtime + Bonus + Pension + Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Telford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 2K Allowance Out Of Hours + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago