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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 33 12 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.37% 12.55% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.61% 32.22% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 1
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
179 90 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 50.56% 38.96% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 150 72 48
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016. 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 0 18 £31,000 +16.98% 1
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) SQL
3 18 (66.67%) Oracle
3 18 (66.67%) Unix
4 16 (59.26%) ITIL
5 13 (48.15%) Serena
5 13 (48.15%) ITIL V3
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
8 9 (33.33%) C#
9 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
10 7 (25.93%) Release Management
10 7 (25.93%) Service Management
11 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (22.22%) LAN
11 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
12 5 (18.52%) Change Control
12 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
12 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
12 5 (18.52%) RESTful
12 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (18.52%) Marketing
12 5 (18.52%) MVC
12 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
12 5 (18.52%) Windows
12 5 (18.52%) OO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Deployment Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Lead C# Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Lead Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Software Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
6 4 (14.81%) Environment Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Release Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Test Environment Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) ITIL V3
3 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) Release Management
4 7 (25.93%) Service Management
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Change Control
6 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 5 (18.52%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) OO
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Migration
9 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.11%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 13 (48.15%) Serena
3 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
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