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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 36 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 46 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.38% 5.34% 11.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.80% 8.84% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 54
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,100 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
523 396 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.54% 60.46% 60.30%
Number of salaries quoted 421 348 278
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +4 26 £32,500 -7.14%
Burton-upon-Trent -3 3 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Lichfield -5 3 £26,250 +5.00%
Stafford -8 2 £32,500 +12.06%
Rugeley - 1 £30,000 -
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 56 (81.16%) C#
3 54 (78.26%) SQL
4 44 (63.77%) VB.NET
5 35 (50.72%) ASP.NET
6 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
7 32 (46.38%) HTML
8 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
9 30 (43.48%) VB6
10 27 (39.13%) CSS
11 25 (36.23%) Windows
11 25 (36.23%) jQuery
12 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 21 (30.43%) Ajax
13 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
14 18 (26.09%) Web Development
14 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 17 (24.64%) WinForms
16 16 (23.19%) Degree
16 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
17 15 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (20.29%) OOP
18 14 (20.29%) OO
19 13 (18.84%) XML
20 12 (17.39%) IIS
20 12 (17.39%) Oracle
21 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
21 11 (15.94%) N-Tier
21 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
21 11 (15.94%) Migration

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (17.39%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.90%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.25%) MS Access
5 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.90%) OLAP
6 2 (2.90%) OLTP
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (7.25%) JIRA
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.90%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (15.94%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Support Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Applications Support
7 7 (10.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Graduate
9 4 (5.80%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Penetration Tester
10 3 (4.35%) Tester
10 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Trainee Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Trainee Tester
10 3 (4.35%) Trainee
11 2 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (92.75%) .NET
2 35 (50.72%) ASP.NET
3 32 (46.38%) HTML
4 27 (39.13%) CSS
5 25 (36.23%) jQuery
6 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 21 (30.43%) Ajax
7 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 17 (24.64%) WinForms
9 13 (18.84%) XML
10 11 (15.94%) Software Packaging
11 10 (14.49%) WCF
12 9 (13.04%) CSS3
13 7 (10.14%) HTML5
13 7 (10.14%) XSLT
13 7 (10.14%) XHTML
14 6 (8.70%) WPF
15 5 (7.25%) WF
15 5 (7.25%) SOAP
15 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) N-Tier
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) SCADA
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Economics
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Web Development
2 14 (20.29%) OOP
2 14 (20.29%) OO
3 11 (15.94%) MVC
3 11 (15.94%) Migration
4 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
4 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.14%) SOA
5 5 (7.25%) SEO
5 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.35%) Web Design
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.90%) TDD
7 2 (2.90%) Workflow
7 2 (2.90%) CRM
7 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.90%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 56 (81.16%) C#
2 54 (78.26%) SQL
3 44 (63.77%) VB.NET
4 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
5 30 (43.48%) VB6
6 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.25%) Java
8 4 (5.80%) C++
8 4 (5.80%) VBScript
8 4 (5.80%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) C
9 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.90%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) AccuRev
4 4 (5.80%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.90%) Cognos
5 2 (2.90%) Sage
5 2 (2.90%) Tableau
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.45%) Adobe
6 1 (1.45%) Siemens
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago