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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 54 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.43% 5.36% 6.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.58% 8.71% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 40
Median salary £32,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
412 379 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.49% 61.53% 73.19%
Number of salaries quoted 373 334 418
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 28 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 28 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 +5 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 33 (75.00%) SQL
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) C#
3 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
4 21 (47.73%) VB.NET
4 21 (47.73%) Degree
5 18 (40.91%) Windows
6 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 13 (29.55%) HTML
8 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
9 12 (27.27%) WinForms
10 11 (25.00%) VB6
11 10 (22.73%) MVC
11 10 (22.73%) Java
11 10 (22.73%) PHP
11 10 (22.73%) Oracle
11 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (20.45%) Finance
13 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (15.91%) Migration
14 7 (15.91%) VBA
15 6 (13.64%) C
15 6 (13.64%) VBScript
15 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
15 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 6 (13.64%) C++
15 6 (13.64%) Project Management
15 6 (13.64%) Retail

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 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.82%) MS Access
5 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Moq
1 3 (6.82%) NUnit
1 3 (6.82%) QADirector
1 3 (6.82%) ReSharper
1 3 (6.82%) Selenium
1 3 (6.82%) TestPartner
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 5 (11.36%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) .NET Developer
2 15 (34.09%) VB Developer
3 14 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Graduate
5 9 (20.45%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (15.91%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 7 (15.91%) SQL Developer
8 5 (11.36%) C++ Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Graduate Oracle Developer
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (11.36%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Graduate C# Developer
9 4 (9.09%) IT Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) IT Support
9 4 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 13 (29.55%) HTML
4 12 (27.27%) WinForms
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.09%) CGI
6 4 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.82%) jQuery
7 3 (6.82%) REST
7 3 (6.82%) WCF
8 2 (4.55%) RESTful
8 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) MVC
2 7 (15.91%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.09%) Escalation Management
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.82%) SDLC
6 3 (6.82%) SOA
6 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.55%) CRM
7 2 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) SQL
2 30 (68.18%) C#
3 21 (47.73%) VB.NET
4 11 (25.00%) VB6
5 10 (22.73%) Java
5 10 (22.73%) PHP
6 7 (15.91%) VBA
7 6 (13.64%) C
7 6 (13.64%) C++
7 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.64%) VBScript
8 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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