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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 47 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.32% 3.72% 8.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 6.23% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 38
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,200 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £70,000 £62,500
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
529 401 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 73.78% 59.67% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 416 346 259
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +5 15 £32,500 -3.70% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £35,000 -
Stafford -6 1 £30,000 +3.44%
Lichfield -8 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Rugeley - 1 £30,000 -
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 65 (91.55%) .NET
2 56 (78.87%) C#
3 54 (76.06%) SQL
4 43 (60.56%) VB.NET
5 36 (50.70%) ASP.NET
6 35 (49.30%) HTML
7 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
8 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
9 29 (40.85%) VB6
10 28 (39.44%) CSS
11 26 (36.62%) jQuery
12 24 (33.80%) Windows
13 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
14 22 (30.99%) Ajax
14 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
15 20 (28.17%) Web Development
16 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (23.94%) Degree
18 16 (22.54%) OO
18 16 (22.54%) XML
18 16 (22.54%) Visual Studio
19 15 (21.13%) Crystal Reports
19 15 (21.13%) OOP
19 15 (21.13%) WinForms
20 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
21 12 (16.90%) Oracle
22 11 (15.49%) Software Packaging
22 11 (15.49%) IIS
22 11 (15.49%) N-Tier
22 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (15.49%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.82%) Line 500
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.04%) MS Access
5 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.82%) OLTP
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.04%) JIRA
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.82%) NetAdvantage
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (66.20%) Developer
2 29 (40.85%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.13%) VB.NET Developer
4 12 (16.90%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Applications Support
7 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Graduate
9 4 (5.63%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Penetration Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Trainee Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Trainee Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Trainee
10 3 (4.23%) Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (91.55%) .NET
2 36 (50.70%) ASP.NET
3 35 (49.30%) HTML
4 28 (39.44%) CSS
5 26 (36.62%) jQuery
6 22 (30.99%) Ajax
6 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
7 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (22.54%) XML
9 15 (21.13%) WinForms
10 11 (15.49%) Software Packaging
11 10 (14.08%) WCF
11 10 (14.08%) CSS3
12 8 (11.27%) XHTML
12 8 (11.27%) XSLT
13 7 (9.86%) HTML5
14 6 (8.45%) SOAP
15 5 (7.04%) WPF
15 5 (7.04%) WF
15 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) N-Tier
2 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Open Source
4 3 (4.23%) SCADA
5 2 (2.82%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Economics
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
6 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Web Development
2 16 (22.54%) OO
3 15 (21.13%) OOP
4 11 (15.49%) Migration
4 11 (15.49%) MVC
5 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.86%) SOA
6 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.04%) SEO
7 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.23%) Web Design
8 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.82%) CRM
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) TDD
9 2 (2.82%) Workflow
10 1 (1.41%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (78.87%) C#
2 54 (76.06%) SQL
3 43 (60.56%) VB.NET
4 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
5 29 (40.85%) VB6
6 7 (9.86%) Java
7 4 (5.63%) C++
7 4 (5.63%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.63%) VBScript
8 3 (4.23%) VBA
9 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.82%) C
10 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Delphi
10 1 (1.41%) Haskell
10 1 (1.41%) Erlang
10 1 (1.41%) F#
10 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) AccuRev
4 4 (5.63%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.82%) Tableau
5 2 (2.82%) Sage
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) Siemens
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago