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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 33 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.58% 3.37% 8.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 6.07% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 35
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £45,000 £65,000
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
518 346 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.94% 55.54% 62.94%
Number of salaries quoted 416 278 266
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 22 October 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 October 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
Burton-upon-Trent +6 9 £43,500 +24.28% 3
Stoke-on-Trent 0 8 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Tamworth - 5 £38,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £20,500 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 69 (87.34%) .NET
2 61 (77.22%) C#
3 52 (65.82%) SQL
4 44 (55.70%) VB.NET
5 43 (54.43%) ASP.NET
6 37 (46.84%) SQL Server
6 37 (46.84%) HTML
7 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
8 29 (36.71%) CSS
9 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
10 25 (31.65%) jQuery
11 23 (29.11%) .NET Framework
11 23 (29.11%) XML
12 22 (27.85%) VB6
13 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
14 19 (24.05%) Windows
14 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
15 18 (22.78%) OO
15 18 (22.78%) Ajax
16 16 (20.25%) Web Development
17 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (18.99%) OOP
18 14 (17.72%) MVC
18 14 (17.72%) Degree
19 11 (13.92%) CSS3
19 11 (13.92%) WinForms
20 10 (12.66%) Crystal Reports
20 10 (12.66%) IIS
20 10 (12.66%) PHP
20 10 (12.66%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (12.66%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) SAS
2 5 (6.33%) ColdFusion
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.53%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (5.06%) Line 500
3 3 (3.80%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.33%) MS Access
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.53%) OLAP
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.27%) OLTP
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.06%) NetAdvantage
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.06%) LLBLGen Pro
2 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (65.82%) Developer
2 27 (34.18%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Programmer
7 7 (8.86%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (6.33%) MI Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
12 2 (2.53%) Tester
12 2 (2.53%) Junior
12 2 (2.53%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (87.34%) .NET
2 43 (54.43%) ASP.NET
3 37 (46.84%) HTML
4 29 (36.71%) CSS
5 25 (31.65%) jQuery
6 23 (29.11%) .NET Framework
6 23 (29.11%) XML
7 18 (22.78%) Ajax
8 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (13.92%) CSS3
9 11 (13.92%) WinForms
10 9 (11.39%) WPF
11 8 (10.13%) Software Packaging
11 8 (10.13%) WCF
11 8 (10.13%) HTML5
12 7 (8.86%) XHTML
12 7 (8.86%) XSLT
13 6 (7.59%) Web Services
13 6 (7.59%) WF
14 4 (5.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) Statistics
3 6 (7.59%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.33%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.06%) Open Source
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.53%) SCADA
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Economics
7 1 (1.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.53%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) OO
2 16 (20.25%) Web Development
3 15 (18.99%) OOP
4 14 (17.72%) MVC
5 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.13%) Migration
7 7 (8.86%) Web Design
8 6 (7.59%) Data Management
8 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Data Protection
9 5 (6.33%) CRM
9 5 (6.33%) SOA
9 5 (6.33%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) SEO
10 4 (5.06%) Workflow
10 4 (5.06%) ERP
11 3 (3.80%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (77.22%) C#
2 52 (65.82%) SQL
3 44 (55.70%) VB.NET
4 35 (44.30%) JavaScript
5 22 (27.85%) VB6
6 10 (12.66%) PHP
6 10 (12.66%) VBA
7 6 (7.59%) VBScript
7 6 (7.59%) Java
8 3 (3.80%) C++
8 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.27%) Haskell
10 1 (1.27%) Erlang
10 1 (1.27%) F#
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Infragistics
4 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.06%) Sage
5 4 (5.06%) AccuRev
6 3 (3.80%) Epicor
7 2 (2.53%) Cognos
7 2 (2.53%) Tableau
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe
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