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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 24 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.30% 9.12% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.47% 14.41% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
348 347 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 57.62% 63.32% 65.75%
Number of salaries quoted 320 319 301
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +3 18 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Stafford - 5 £47,500 -
Cannock +7 4 £47,500 +111.11%
Burton-upon-Trent -7 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Lichfield -15 1 £20,500 -8.88%
Tamworth - 1 £40,000 - 1
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 41 (74.55%) .NET
2 38 (69.09%) SQL Server
3 36 (65.45%) SQL
4 32 (58.18%) C#
5 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET
6 22 (40.00%) MVC
7 21 (38.18%) HTML
7 21 (38.18%) VB.NET
7 21 (38.18%) VB6
8 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (30.91%) WinForms
9 17 (30.91%) RESTful
10 16 (29.09%) Finance
10 16 (29.09%) Web Services
11 14 (25.45%) Degree
11 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
11 14 (25.45%) Unit Testing
12 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
12 13 (23.64%) OO
13 12 (21.82%) Migration
13 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
13 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
14 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (20.00%) Change Control
14 11 (20.00%) Windows
14 11 (20.00%) C
14 11 (20.00%) C++
15 10 (18.18%) Java
15 10 (18.18%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (5.45%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (69.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Back Office
3 9 (16.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Team Leader
4 12 (21.82%) C# Developer
5 10 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (16.36%) Lead C# Developer
6 9 (16.36%) Lead Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Graduate
8 6 (10.91%) C++ Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Graduate Oracle Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Graduate SQL Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
8 6 (10.91%) VB Developer
9 5 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (74.55%) .NET
2 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.18%) HTML
4 17 (30.91%) RESTful
4 17 (30.91%) WinForms
5 16 (29.09%) Web Services
6 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
7 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (14.55%) CSS
8 8 (14.55%) HTML5
9 5 (9.09%) XML
10 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.45%) CSS3
10 3 (5.45%) WCF
10 3 (5.45%) XSL
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.64%) JSON
11 2 (3.64%) REST
11 2 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) MVC
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Unit Testing
4 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
4 13 (23.64%) OO
5 12 (21.82%) Migration
6 11 (20.00%) Change Control
6 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 9 (16.36%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (12.73%) Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) SEO
11 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
11 4 (7.27%) Web Development
12 3 (5.45%) BDD
12 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.45%) High Availability
12 3 (5.45%) Scrum
12 3 (5.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) SQL
2 32 (58.18%) C#
3 21 (38.18%) VB.NET
3 21 (38.18%) VB6
4 11 (20.00%) C
4 11 (20.00%) C++
5 10 (18.18%) Java
5 10 (18.18%) PHP
5 10 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 10 (18.18%) VBScript
6 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
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