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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 4.17% 3.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 4.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £28,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
56 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 77.78% 76.56% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 11
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) FogBugz
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) B2C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) FogBugz
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus standard benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 17 days ago