The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 32 50 21
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 21 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.46% 3.28% 9.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.59% 5.51% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 54
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
270 381 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 59.21% 59.44% 62.64%
Number of salaries quoted 225 353 317
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

VB Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

VB
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +15 12 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +13 11 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -8 6 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Lichfield +6 2 £35,000 +70.73%
Stafford 0 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Cannock -5 1 £30,000 -36.84%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 43 (95.56%) C#
2 42 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 37 (82.22%) .NET
4 30 (66.67%) SQL
5 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
7 20 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (37.78%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
9 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 15 (33.33%) MVC
9 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (31.11%) TDD
10 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
10 14 (31.11%) WinForms
10 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
11 13 (28.89%) VB.NET
12 12 (26.67%) HTML
12 12 (26.67%) CSS
12 12 (26.67%) jQuery
13 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (24.44%) QA
13 11 (24.44%) WPF
14 10 (22.22%) HTML5
14 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
15 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (20.00%) Ajax
16 8 (17.78%) VB6
16 8 (17.78%) Inversion of Control

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) FormScape
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (17.78%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
6 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
7 4 (8.89%) Neo4j
7 4 (8.89%) Riak
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (6.67%) DTS
9 2 (4.44%) QlikView
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.22%) MySQL
10 1 (2.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) Moq
2 4 (8.89%) MSTest
2 4 (8.89%) NUnit
2 4 (8.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Applications Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Software Architect
5 6 (13.33%) .NET Architect
5 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Database Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Telecoms Developer
7 4 (8.89%) T-SQL Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
4 14 (31.11%) WinForms
5 12 (26.67%) CSS
5 12 (26.67%) HTML
5 12 (26.67%) jQuery
6 11 (24.44%) WPF
7 10 (22.22%) HTML5
8 9 (20.00%) Ajax
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (17.78%) SOAP
10 7 (15.56%) XHTML
11 6 (13.33%) WCF
11 6 (13.33%) XML
12 4 (8.89%) Kafka
12 4 (8.89%) Spring.NET
12 4 (8.89%) Unity DI Container
12 4 (8.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.67%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) MVC
3 14 (31.11%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.78%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (15.56%) OOP
6 7 (15.56%) Service Design
6 7 (15.56%) SOA
6 7 (15.56%) Software Architecture
6 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Web Development
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.11%) High Availability
9 4 (8.89%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.89%) Functional Programming
9 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.89%) MVVM
9 4 (8.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) C#
2 30 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
5 13 (28.89%) VB.NET
6 8 (17.78%) VB6
7 7 (15.56%) TypeScript
8 6 (13.33%) VBA
8 6 (13.33%) VBScript
9 4 (8.89%) Erlang
9 4 (8.89%) Java
10 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MCPD
3 1 (2.22%) MCSD
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) JD Edwards
3 3 (6.67%) CODA
3 3 (6.67%) IFS
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + Pension, training
Posted: 4 days ago