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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 2.17% 2.13% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 3.23% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.43%
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
41 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 89.13% 65.96% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 26
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) OLAP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Economics
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) SCADA
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau