The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 21 20
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford - 1.30% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.75% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VB
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stafford region.

Programming Languages Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 57 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 63.77% 74.03% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 33
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £24,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Stafford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

VB
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Stafford region.

VB Salary Trend in Stafford

VB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stafford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle