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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.05% 0.96% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.47% 2.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
59 39 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.18% 37.50% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 3 £26,500 -
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (96.15%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) .NET
3 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
4 15 (57.69%) Web Services
4 15 (57.69%) XML
5 11 (42.31%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (34.62%) VB6
7 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
8 8 (30.77%) MVC
8 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 7 (26.92%) Procure-to-pay
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (26.92%) Document Management
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
9 7 (26.92%) JSON
9 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
9 7 (26.92%) SaaS
9 7 (26.92%) REST
9 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (26.92%) Back Office
9 7 (26.92%) WinForms
9 7 (26.92%) N-Tier
9 7 (26.92%) SOAP
9 7 (26.92%) VBScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Web Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Services Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) Web Services
2 15 (57.69%) XML
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 7 (26.92%) SOAP
4 7 (26.92%) WinForms
4 7 (26.92%) JSON
4 7 (26.92%) REST
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.85%) XHTML
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) N-Tier
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) MVC
1 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 7 (26.92%) Document Management
2 7 (26.92%) Procure-to-pay
3 5 (19.23%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 9 (34.62%) VB6
4 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 7 (26.92%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft