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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 59 49 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.77% 3.18% 8.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 5.71% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 37
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
514 350 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.09% 55.64% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 410 289 247
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -16.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 8 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £35,000 - 2
Tamworth +1 3 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Stafford -2 1 £30,000 +3.44%
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
Rugeley - 1 £30,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 65 (92.86%) .NET
2 59 (84.29%) C#
3 47 (67.14%) SQL
4 43 (61.43%) VB.NET
5 41 (58.57%) ASP.NET
6 39 (55.71%) HTML
7 38 (54.29%) SQL Server
8 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
9 32 (45.71%) CSS
10 29 (41.43%) jQuery
11 25 (35.71%) VB6
12 24 (34.29%) .NET Framework
13 23 (32.86%) Ajax
13 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
14 21 (30.00%) XML
14 21 (30.00%) Web Development
15 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (27.14%) OO
17 18 (25.71%) Windows
17 18 (25.71%) Visual Studio
18 17 (24.29%) OOP
19 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
19 16 (22.86%) Degree
20 13 (18.57%) MVC
20 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (18.57%) CSS3
21 12 (17.14%) Crystal Reports
22 11 (15.71%) N-Tier
22 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
22 11 (15.71%) Software Packaging

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (11.43%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.86%) Line 500
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.14%) MS Access
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) OLAP
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.86%) OLTP
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) LLBLGen Pro
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.86%) NetAdvantage
General
1 4 (5.71%) Retail
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Developer
2 29 (41.43%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 12 (17.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Trainee Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Trainee Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Trainee
10 2 (2.86%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) PHP Programmer
10 2 (2.86%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (92.86%) .NET
2 41 (58.57%) ASP.NET
3 39 (55.71%) HTML
4 32 (45.71%) CSS
5 29 (41.43%) jQuery
6 24 (34.29%) .NET Framework
7 23 (32.86%) Ajax
8 21 (30.00%) XML
9 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (18.57%) CSS3
11 11 (15.71%) Software Packaging
11 11 (15.71%) WCF
11 11 (15.71%) WinForms
12 9 (12.86%) HTML5
12 9 (12.86%) XHTML
12 9 (12.86%) XSLT
13 7 (10.00%) WPF
14 6 (8.57%) SOAP
15 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.71%) N-Tier
3 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.14%) Open Source
5 2 (2.86%) SCADA
5 2 (2.86%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) Economics
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Web Development
2 19 (27.14%) OO
3 17 (24.29%) OOP
4 13 (18.57%) MVC
5 11 (15.71%) Migration
5 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.00%) SOA
6 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.14%) SEO
8 3 (4.29%) Web Design
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.29%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.86%) Time Management
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.86%) Workflow
9 2 (2.86%) TDD
9 2 (2.86%) CRM
9 2 (2.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 59 (84.29%) C#
2 47 (67.14%) SQL
3 43 (61.43%) VB.NET
4 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
5 25 (35.71%) VB6
6 6 (8.57%) PHP
6 6 (8.57%) Java
6 6 (8.57%) VBScript
7 3 (4.29%) VBA
7 3 (4.29%) C++
7 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.86%) C
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Delphi
9 1 (1.43%) Haskell
9 1 (1.43%) Erlang
9 1 (1.43%) F#
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) AccuRev
4 4 (5.71%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.86%) Tableau
5 2 (2.86%) Sage
5 2 (2.86%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £38000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £350000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Zero One Design
Posted: 16 days ago