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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 49 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.56% 3.99% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.84% 5.47% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48 23 30
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
414 457 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 63.89% 73.00% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 374 360 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +12 19 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Lichfield -7 4 £35,000 +55.55%
Stafford -6 1 £29,000 +34.88%
Tamworth - 1 £40,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 86 (92.47%) .NET
2 76 (81.72%) C#
3 53 (56.99%) ASP.NET
4 48 (51.61%) SQL Server
5 45 (48.39%) VB.NET
6 41 (44.09%) SQL
7 36 (38.71%) MVC
8 28 (30.11%) VB6
9 25 (26.88%) HTML
10 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
10 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
11 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (17.20%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (17.20%) WinForms
12 16 (17.20%) CSS
12 16 (17.20%) XML
13 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 15 (16.13%) Finance
13 15 (16.13%) jQuery
14 14 (15.05%) Project Management
14 14 (15.05%) OOP
14 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
15 13 (13.98%) OO
15 13 (13.98%) N-Tier
15 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (12.90%) TDD
16 12 (12.90%) WCF
16 12 (12.90%) Back Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 12 (12.90%) Node.js
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.15%) Line 500
3 2 (2.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.53%) MS Access
4 6 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Visual Studio
1 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.15%) AccuRev
2 2 (2.15%) LLBLGen Pro
2 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.15%) NetAdvantage
2 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (74.19%) Developer
2 38 (40.86%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.51%) Web Developer
4 14 (15.05%) Software Developer
5 13 (13.98%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Applications Support
9 7 (7.53%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Lead Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.38%) VB Developer
12 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 3 (3.23%) Team Leader
13 3 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (3.23%) VB6 Developer
13 3 (3.23%) .NET Team Leader
14 2 (2.15%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (92.47%) .NET
2 53 (56.99%) ASP.NET
3 25 (26.88%) HTML
4 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
5 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 16 (17.20%) WinForms
6 16 (17.20%) XML
6 16 (17.20%) CSS
7 15 (16.13%) jQuery
8 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (12.90%) RESTful
9 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (12.90%) SOAP
9 12 (12.90%) WCF
10 11 (11.83%) Web Services
11 10 (10.75%) JSON
11 10 (10.75%) REST
11 10 (10.75%) HTML5
12 8 (8.60%) CSS3
12 8 (8.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (13.98%) N-Tier
3 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.68%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.38%) Open Source
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) MVC
2 14 (15.05%) Project Management
2 14 (15.05%) OOP
3 13 (13.98%) OO
3 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.90%) TDD
4 12 (12.90%) Web Development
4 12 (12.90%) Web Application Development
4 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 11 (11.83%) BDD
6 6 (6.45%) Supplier Management
6 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.45%) ITIL
6 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.45%) Critical Success Factor
7 5 (5.38%) CRM
7 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.30%) SOA
8 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (81.72%) C#
2 45 (48.39%) VB.NET
3 41 (44.09%) SQL
4 28 (30.11%) VB6
5 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.83%) Ruby
7 7 (7.53%) TypeScript
7 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.38%) VBScript
8 5 (5.38%) PHP
8 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.38%) C++
8 5 (5.38%) Java
8 5 (5.38%) C
9 2 (2.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) Sage
3 2 (2.15%) Infragistics
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