The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 49 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.75% 3.86% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.45% 6.45% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 31
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
428 372 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 67.72% 59.90% 64.93%
Number of salaries quoted 378 317 284
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

VB
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +21 17 £45,000 +28.57%
Stoke-on-Trent +4 11 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Lichfield - 8 £21,500 -
Tamworth - 2 £38,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 61 (88.41%) .NET
2 47 (68.12%) C#
3 42 (60.87%) SQL
4 38 (55.07%) VB.NET
4 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET
5 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
6 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 23 (33.33%) HTML
7 22 (31.88%) VB6
7 22 (31.88%) XML
8 21 (30.43%) Visual Studio
9 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
10 18 (26.09%) Windows
11 17 (24.64%) VBA
12 16 (23.19%) OO
12 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
13 14 (20.29%) SharePoint
13 14 (20.29%) OOP
14 13 (18.84%) MS Office
15 12 (17.39%) CRM
15 12 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (17.39%) Finance
15 12 (17.39%) CSS
16 11 (15.94%) WPF
16 11 (15.94%) MVC
16 11 (15.94%) Infragistics
17 9 (13.04%) Sage
17 9 (13.04%) Workflow
17 9 (13.04%) WF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.04%) IIS
2 9 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.70%) SAS
5 5 (7.25%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.90%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (13.04%) Line 500
3 3 (4.35%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) MS Access
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.04%) NetAdvantage
2 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (13.04%) LLBLGen Pro
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Programmer
7 8 (11.59%) Applications Support
8 7 (10.14%) Lead Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) MI Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
12 3 (4.35%) Lead Software Developer
13 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst Programmer
13 2 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (88.41%) .NET
2 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET
3 23 (33.33%) HTML
4 22 (31.88%) XML
5 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
6 12 (17.39%) CSS
7 11 (15.94%) WPF
8 9 (13.04%) WF
8 9 (13.04%) Silverlight
8 9 (13.04%) LINQ
8 9 (13.04%) jQuery
8 9 (13.04%) WinForms
9 6 (8.70%) CSS3
9 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.80%) HTML5
10 4 (5.80%) Ajax
11 3 (4.35%) Middleware
11 3 (4.35%) XSLT
11 3 (4.35%) XHTML
11 3 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Statistics
1 6 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Open Source
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) OO
2 14 (20.29%) OOP
3 12 (17.39%) CRM
4 11 (15.94%) MVC
5 9 (13.04%) Workflow
6 6 (8.70%) Web Design
6 6 (8.70%) Data Management
6 6 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.25%) Web Development
7 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.80%) ERP
8 4 (5.80%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Time Management
8 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.35%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) C#
2 42 (60.87%) SQL
3 38 (55.07%) VB.NET
4 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 22 (31.88%) VB6
6 17 (24.64%) VBA
7 7 (10.14%) PHP
8 5 (7.25%) Java
9 4 (5.80%) VBScript
10 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.45%) C
11 1 (1.45%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) Delphi
11 1 (1.45%) Haskell
11 1 (1.45%) Erlang
11 1 (1.45%) F#
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
11 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Infragistics
3 9 (13.04%) Sage
4 6 (8.70%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.35%) Epicor
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) AccuRev
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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