The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.73% 6.95% 7.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.12% 13.83% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 40
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
430 282 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.88% 50.27% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 338 250 276
Average salary £36,000 £34,275 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.03% -9.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
West Midlands

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -17 10 £37,500 +17.18% 2
Lichfield +1 3 £22,500 +12.50%
Stafford - 2 £21,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent -7 1 £25,000 -3.84%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 30 (76.92%) C#
3 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
4 22 (56.41%) SQL
4 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
5 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 19 (48.72%) HTML
6 19 (48.72%) CSS
7 18 (46.15%) jQuery
8 17 (43.59%) VB.NET
9 16 (41.03%) N-Tier
9 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 16 (41.03%) VB6
9 16 (41.03%) Ajax
10 14 (35.90%) XML
11 12 (30.77%) Windows
12 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
13 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.95%) Oracle
13 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (17.95%) IIS
13 7 (17.95%) WinForms
14 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (12.82%) OOP
15 5 (12.82%) Web Development
15 5 (12.82%) Degree
16 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
16 4 (10.26%) WCF
16 4 (10.26%) MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.56%) MS Access
6 1 (2.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.69%) InstallShield
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Graduate
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Junior
6 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (48.72%) HTML
3 19 (48.72%) CSS
4 18 (46.15%) jQuery
5 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 16 (41.03%) Ajax
6 14 (35.90%) XML
7 7 (17.95%) WinForms
8 4 (10.26%) WCF
9 3 (7.69%) WPF
9 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.69%) Software Packaging
10 2 (5.13%) REST
10 2 (5.13%) CSS3
10 2 (5.13%) XHTML
10 2 (5.13%) XSLT
10 2 (5.13%) SOAP
11 1 (2.56%) Web Services
11 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.69%) NHS
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 5 (12.82%) OOP
2 5 (12.82%) Web Development
3 4 (10.26%) MVC
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) TDD
5 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 1 (2.56%) SEO
6 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.56%) Data Management
6 1 (2.56%) Information Management
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) C#
2 22 (56.41%) SQL
3 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) VB.NET
5 16 (41.03%) VB6
6 4 (10.26%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 3 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.13%) VBScript
8 2 (5.13%) C
9 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.56%) Siemens
3 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum ,DOE
Posted: 4 days ago