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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.12% 6.59% 5.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.80% 9.06% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 32
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
397 530 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 60.52% 72.80% 61.19%
Number of salaries quoted 343 428 355
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 31 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 31 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 8 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Stafford -1 7 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Tamworth - 3 £40,000 -
Lichfield -4 1 £29,000 -3.33%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 63 (82.89%) .NET
2 62 (81.58%) C#
3 50 (65.79%) SQL Server
4 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET
5 35 (46.05%) MVC
6 33 (43.42%) VB.NET
7 32 (42.11%) SQL
8 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (31.58%) HTML
10 21 (27.63%) Web Services
11 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
12 17 (22.37%) NoSQL
12 17 (22.37%) Web Application Development
12 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
12 17 (22.37%) VB6
12 17 (22.37%) WinForms
12 17 (22.37%) WCF
12 17 (22.37%) RESTful
13 16 (21.05%) XML
14 15 (19.74%) SOAP
14 15 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
14 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (18.42%) Node.js
15 14 (18.42%) Back Office
15 14 (18.42%) TDD
15 14 (18.42%) N-Tier
15 14 (18.42%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (18.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.37%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.58%) MS Access
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.95%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.95%) Subversion
2 3 (3.95%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) FogBugz
3 2 (2.63%) QADirector
3 2 (2.63%) TestPartner
3 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (18.42%) Back Office
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Developer
2 30 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Web Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 11 (14.47%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Team Leader
8 4 (5.26%) AWS Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Graduate
10 2 (2.63%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.63%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Quality Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Architect
10 2 (2.63%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (82.89%) .NET
2 44 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 24 (31.58%) HTML
4 21 (27.63%) Web Services
5 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (22.37%) WCF
6 17 (22.37%) RESTful
6 17 (22.37%) WinForms
7 16 (21.05%) XML
8 15 (19.74%) SOAP
8 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (18.42%) CSS
10 13 (17.11%) REST
11 12 (15.79%) JSON
12 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
13 10 (13.16%) HTML5
14 6 (7.89%) jQuery
15 5 (6.58%) CSS3
16 4 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) N-Tier
2 13 (17.11%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) EPoS
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) MVC
2 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.68%) Mentoring
4 17 (22.37%) Web Application Development
5 15 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (18.42%) TDD
7 13 (17.11%) BDD
8 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Web Development
8 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 7 (9.21%) OO
8 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.26%) Open Source
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
10 4 (5.26%) OOP
10 4 (5.26%) SEO
11 3 (3.95%) Regression Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 62 (81.58%) C#
2 33 (43.42%) VB.NET
3 32 (42.11%) SQL
4 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.37%) VB6
5 13 (17.11%) Ruby
6 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
7 9 (11.84%) PHP
8 7 (9.21%) Java
9 6 (7.89%) C
9 6 (7.89%) C++
9 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.89%) VBScript
10 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 450k per year + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 21 days ago