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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 44 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.50% 3.82% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 5.27% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 23
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,500 £70,000
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
395 512 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.34% 72.52% 59.97%
Number of salaries quoted 346 398 340
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 11 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Stafford -3 7 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Lichfield -2 2 £29,000 -3.33%
Tamworth - 1 - -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (78.33%) C#
1 47 (78.33%) .NET
2 38 (63.33%) SQL Server
3 34 (56.67%) ASP.NET
4 27 (45.00%) MVC
5 26 (43.33%) VB.NET
5 26 (43.33%) SQL
6 23 (38.33%) HTML
7 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (31.67%) Web Services
9 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (25.00%) VB6
10 14 (23.33%) XML
11 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
12 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (20.00%) REST
12 12 (20.00%) Web Application Development
12 12 (20.00%) RESTful
12 12 (20.00%) WCF
12 12 (20.00%) WinForms
12 12 (20.00%) N-Tier
12 12 (20.00%) CSS
12 12 (20.00%) SOAP
13 11 (18.33%) Back Office
13 11 (18.33%) JSON
13 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
14 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 10 (16.67%) Git (software)

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (15.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.67%) MS Access
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.00%) FogBugz
2 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) QADirector
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) TestPartner
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.33%) Back Office
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Web Developer
4 11 (18.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Tester
9 3 (5.00%) Graduate
9 3 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
9 3 (5.00%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.33%) ASP Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Classic ASP Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) .NET
2 34 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.33%) HTML
4 19 (31.67%) Web Services
5 14 (23.33%) XML
6 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (20.00%) REST
7 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (20.00%) RESTful
7 12 (20.00%) CSS
7 12 (20.00%) SOAP
7 12 (20.00%) WinForms
7 12 (20.00%) WCF
8 11 (18.33%) JSON
9 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (15.00%) HTML5
10 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (10.00%) CSS3
12 4 (6.67%) XSLT
12 4 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) EPoS
6 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) MVC
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
4 12 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.00%) BDD
6 9 (15.00%) TDD
7 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.67%) OO
9 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.00%) SEO
9 3 (5.00%) Migration
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.00%) Analytics
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Web Development
9 3 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (78.33%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
2 26 (43.33%) VB.NET
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) VB6
4 9 (15.00%) Ruby
4 9 (15.00%) PHP
5 7 (11.67%) C++
5 7 (11.67%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.67%) C
6 6 (10.00%) VBScript
6 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.00%) VBA
8 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) VMware
2 3 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Spiceworks
3 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.67%) Sage
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago