The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.90% 1.44% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 2.65% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 18
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -30.37%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 113 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 46.85% 54.33% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 70
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
VB
West Midlands

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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Shrewsbury - 1 £37,500 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google