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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 54 16 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.12% 3.07% 8.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.17% 4.30% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 53 15 36
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.69% +6.42%
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
381 372 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 64.36% 71.26% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 348 294 239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +18 23 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Lichfield 0 11 £35,000 +59.09%
Burton-upon-Trent +14 2 £50,000 +100.00%
Cannock +6 1 £22,500 -28.57%
Tamworth - 1 £40,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 90 (86.54%) .NET
2 75 (72.12%) C#
3 56 (53.85%) SQL
3 56 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 49 (47.12%) VB.NET
5 46 (44.23%) SQL Server
6 38 (36.54%) VB6
7 30 (28.85%) HTML
8 29 (27.88%) MVC
9 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
11 23 (22.12%) .NET Framework
12 21 (20.19%) Visual Studio
12 21 (20.19%) Finance
13 19 (18.27%) OOP
14 18 (17.31%) OO
14 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
15 17 (16.35%) Windows
15 17 (16.35%) CSS
16 16 (15.38%) XML
17 15 (14.42%) WinForms
18 14 (13.46%) Project Management
18 14 (13.46%) jQuery
18 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 13 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
19 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
20 12 (11.54%) VBA
20 12 (11.54%) Web Development
21 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
21 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.65%) IIS
2 9 (8.65%) Node.js
3 6 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.77%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (5.77%) SAS
4 4 (3.85%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.96%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (5.77%) Line 500
4 2 (1.92%) Epicor Vantage
4 2 (1.92%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.65%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (6.73%) MS Access
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.92%) Big Data
9 1 (0.96%) QlikView
9 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (5.77%) NetAdvantage
3 6 (5.77%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.92%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.96%) JIRA
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (69.23%) Developer
2 34 (32.69%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.31%) Analyst
4 15 (14.42%) Web Developer
5 14 (13.46%) VB.NET Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Applications Support
8 9 (8.65%) Lead Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Support Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (5.77%) MI Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Analyst Programmer
10 6 (5.77%) Programmer
10 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.81%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (3.85%) VB Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (86.54%) .NET
2 56 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 30 (28.85%) HTML
4 23 (22.12%) .NET Framework
5 17 (16.35%) CSS
6 16 (15.38%) XML
7 15 (14.42%) WinForms
8 14 (13.46%) jQuery
8 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (9.62%) HTML5
11 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (8.65%) RESTful
11 9 (8.65%) WCF
12 8 (7.69%) CSS3
12 8 (7.69%) Ajax
12 8 (7.69%) SOAP
12 8 (7.69%) Web Services
13 7 (6.73%) Entity Framework
13 7 (6.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.69%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.77%) Statistics
5 6 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.81%) Open Source
7 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) MVC
2 19 (18.27%) OOP
3 18 (17.31%) OO
4 14 (13.46%) Project Management
5 12 (11.54%) Web Development
6 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.62%) CRM
7 10 (9.62%) Web Application Development
8 9 (8.65%) TDD
9 8 (7.69%) BDD
10 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.77%) Critical Success Factor
11 6 (5.77%) Data Management
11 6 (5.77%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.77%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (5.77%) ITIL
11 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (72.12%) C#
2 56 (53.85%) SQL
3 49 (47.12%) VB.NET
4 38 (36.54%) VB6
5 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
6 12 (11.54%) VBA
7 9 (8.65%) PHP
8 8 (7.69%) Java
8 8 (7.69%) Ruby
9 7 (6.73%) TypeScript
9 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.81%) VBScript
10 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.81%) C
10 5 (4.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Business Objects
2 6 (5.77%) Sage
2 6 (5.77%) Infragistics
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle
4 2 (1.92%) Epicor
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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