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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 51 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 24 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.90% 6.70% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.56% 9.09% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 30
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £22,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
366 561 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 59.42% 73.72% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 327 455 344
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -16 6 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Stafford -3 3 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Tamworth - 3 £40,000 -
Lichfield 0 1 £29,000 +28.88%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 70 (87.50%) .NET
2 67 (83.75%) C#
3 49 (61.25%) SQL Server
4 46 (57.50%) ASP.NET
5 38 (47.50%) VB.NET
6 35 (43.75%) MVC
7 30 (37.50%) SQL
8 25 (31.25%) HTML
9 23 (28.75%) VB6
10 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (26.25%) JavaScript
12 17 (21.25%) CSS
12 17 (21.25%) WinForms
12 17 (21.25%) Web Application Development
13 16 (20.00%) WCF
14 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (18.75%) NoSQL
14 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
14 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (17.50%) RESTful
15 14 (17.50%) Node.js
15 14 (17.50%) XML
15 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
15 14 (17.50%) Back Office
15 14 (17.50%) TDD
16 13 (16.25%) Ruby
16 13 (16.25%) Web Services
16 13 (16.25%) BDD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (17.50%) Node.js
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.50%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (61.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) MS Access
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.75%) Subversion
3 2 (2.50%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.25%) QADirector
4 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.25%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.25%) TestPartner
General
1 14 (17.50%) Back Office
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (76.25%) Developer
2 31 (38.75%) .NET Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 10 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (5.00%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.75%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (3.75%) VB Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.75%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Tester
9 2 (2.50%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Architect
9 2 (2.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (87.50%) .NET
2 46 (57.50%) ASP.NET
3 25 (31.25%) HTML
4 17 (21.25%) CSS
4 17 (21.25%) WinForms
5 16 (20.00%) WCF
6 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (17.50%) RESTful
7 14 (17.50%) .NET Framework
7 14 (17.50%) XML
8 13 (16.25%) Web Services
8 13 (16.25%) jQuery
9 12 (15.00%) SOAP
10 10 (12.50%) JSON
10 10 (12.50%) HTML5
10 10 (12.50%) REST
11 7 (8.75%) CSS3
11 7 (8.75%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) MVC
2 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.25%) Web Application Development
4 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (17.50%) TDD
6 13 (16.25%) BDD
6 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
7 11 (13.75%) Project Management
8 9 (11.25%) Web Development
9 8 (10.00%) OO
10 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.75%) OOP
11 4 (5.00%) SOA
11 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.00%) Open Source
12 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.75%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (83.75%) C#
2 38 (47.50%) VB.NET
3 30 (37.50%) SQL
4 23 (28.75%) VB6
5 21 (26.25%) JavaScript
6 13 (16.25%) Ruby
7 9 (11.25%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.75%) PHP
8 7 (8.75%) TypeScript
9 6 (7.50%) Java
10 5 (6.25%) C
10 5 (6.25%) C++
10 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 5 (6.25%) VBScript
11 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) ISEB
2 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) VMware
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Posted: 22 days ago
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