The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 28 53
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.34% 7.80% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.51% 12.32% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 50 23
Median salary £29,250 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.17% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
381 414 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 60.67% 63.30% 73.64%
Number of salaries quoted 347 375 362
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Staffordshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

VB
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -10 13 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Tamworth +7 7 £37,500 -6.25% 2
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 38 (77.55%) SQL
2 35 (71.43%) .NET
3 30 (61.22%) C#
4 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
5 23 (46.94%) Degree
6 20 (40.82%) VB.NET
7 18 (36.73%) HTML
7 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
8 17 (34.69%) VB6
9 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
10 15 (30.61%) Windows
10 15 (30.61%) Java
10 15 (30.61%) PHP
10 15 (30.61%) Oracle
11 13 (26.53%) MVC
11 13 (26.53%) WinForms
12 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
12 11 (22.45%) C
12 11 (22.45%) VBScript
12 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
12 11 (22.45%) C++
13 10 (20.41%) Finance
14 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (16.33%) Migration
16 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 7 (14.29%) Web Services
16 7 (14.29%) OO
16 7 (14.29%) RESTful
16 7 (14.29%) Mentoring

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Moq
2 3 (6.12%) NUnit
2 3 (6.12%) ReSharper
2 3 (6.12%) Selenium
2 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) QADirector
3 1 (2.04%) TestPartner
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Back Office
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) VB Developer
3 14 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Graduate
4 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Graduate Developer
5 12 (24.49%) Graduate SQL Developer
5 12 (24.49%) SQL Developer
6 10 (20.41%) C++ Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Graduate Oracle Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (14.29%) Team Leader
8 6 (12.24%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Junior Software Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Lead C# Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
9 4 (8.16%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (71.43%) .NET
2 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET
2 18 (36.73%) HTML
3 13 (26.53%) WinForms
4 7 (14.29%) RESTful
4 7 (14.29%) Web Services
5 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 4 (8.16%) CGI
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.12%) HTML5
7 3 (6.12%) jQuery
7 3 (6.12%) REST
7 3 (6.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) MVC
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
3 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.29%) OO
4 6 (12.24%) Change Control
4 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
4 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) Escalation Management
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Optimisation
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) SEO
6 3 (6.12%) SOA
6 3 (6.12%) Web Development
7 2 (4.08%) CRM
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) SQL
2 30 (61.22%) C#
3 20 (40.82%) VB.NET
4 17 (34.69%) VB6
5 15 (30.61%) Java
5 15 (30.61%) PHP
6 11 (22.45%) C
6 11 (22.45%) C++
6 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
6 11 (22.45%) VBScript
7 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.20%) VBA
8 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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