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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 10.45% - 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.58% - 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
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
71 50 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.32% 40.65% 52.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57 41 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 5 £26,500 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £40,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 34 (87.18%) C#
3 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
4 19 (48.72%) VB.NET
5 15 (38.46%) SQL
6 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
6 14 (35.90%) Web Services
6 14 (35.90%) XML
7 12 (30.77%) MVC
7 12 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (28.21%) VB6
9 10 (25.64%) WinForms
9 10 (25.64%) Back Office
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (25.64%) JSON
9 10 (25.64%) SOAP
9 10 (25.64%) N-Tier
9 10 (25.64%) REST
9 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (17.95%) Degree
11 7 (17.95%) Finance
11 7 (17.95%) CSS
11 7 (17.95%) HTML
12 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (12.82%) MySQL
6 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Back Office
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Software Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Services Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Systems Manager
5 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
2 14 (35.90%) Web Services
2 14 (35.90%) XML
3 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (25.64%) WinForms
4 10 (25.64%) JSON
4 10 (25.64%) SOAP
4 10 (25.64%) REST
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 7 (17.95%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) CSS3
6 5 (12.82%) HTML5
7 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.13%) jQuery
8 2 (5.13%) Middleware
8 2 (5.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (25.64%) N-Tier
3 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) MVC
2 10 (25.64%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.26%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (10.26%) Document Management
5 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) OOP
5 2 (5.13%) OO
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) VB.NET
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) VB6
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) VBScript
7 3 (7.69%) Ruby
8 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SAP