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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.14% 7.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.73% 18.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
51 83 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.18% 41.29% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 18
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £21,098
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,887 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 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 +7 5 £47,500 +41.79% 1
Shrewsbury - 1 £40,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) Web Services
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
6 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
7 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (50.00%) RESTful
7 9 (50.00%) VB6
7 9 (50.00%) Marketing
7 9 (50.00%) OO
7 9 (50.00%) MVC
7 9 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (50.00%) Change Control
7 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
9 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
10 4 (22.22%) XML
10 4 (22.22%) ERP
10 4 (22.22%) VBScript
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) SaaS
10 4 (22.22%) Computer Science

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Implementation Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) VB Developer
5 2 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) Web Services
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
4 9 (50.00%) RESTful
5 4 (22.22%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Change Control
2 9 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) OO
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Document Management
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
3 4 (22.22%) OCR
3 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) VB6
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
5 4 (22.22%) VBScript
6 3 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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