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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 17 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 9.21% 2.22% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.46% 2.50% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
52 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 68.42% 88.89% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 20
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,250 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Stafford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) SEO
5 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) FogBugz
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bugzilla
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) FogBugz
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Development Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) SEO
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) B2C
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Google
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago