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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 62 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.28% 5.54% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 8.78% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 20
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £47,500 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
355 376 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 65.02% 63.09% 70.72%
Number of salaries quoted 319 330 405
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent -20 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Tamworth +4 1 £35,000 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £48,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 30 (85.71%) SQL
2 27 (77.14%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) .NET
4 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 19 (54.29%) Windows
5 19 (54.29%) Degree
6 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
7 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (40.00%) HTML
9 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (34.29%) VB.NET
11 11 (31.43%) VBA
11 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
12 10 (28.57%) Oracle
12 10 (28.57%) Java
13 9 (25.71%) MVC
13 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
14 8 (22.86%) Retail
14 8 (22.86%) VB6
14 8 (22.86%) PHP
15 7 (20.00%) MS Access
15 7 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
15 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
15 7 (20.00%) Project Management
15 7 (20.00%) ISEB
15 7 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (20.00%) TestPartner
15 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
15 7 (20.00%) Software Testing

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 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) MS Access
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) QADirector
1 7 (20.00%) TestPartner
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Moq
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 15 (42.86%) VB Developer
3 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Graduate
4 8 (22.86%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Developer
5 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Software Tester
5 7 (20.00%) Tester
6 6 (17.14%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Automation Tester
8 4 (11.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Graduate C# Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Graduate Oracle Developer
8 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
8 4 (11.43%) IT Support
8 4 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) CGI
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) jQuery
5 3 (8.57%) WCF
5 3 (8.57%) WinForms
6 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.71%) LINQ
6 2 (5.71%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (5.71%) WPF
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.86%) REST
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (20.00%) SDLC
2 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Escalation Management
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Optimisation
4 3 (8.57%) TDD
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) CRUD
5 2 (5.71%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) SQL
2 27 (77.14%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) VB.NET
4 11 (31.43%) VBA
5 10 (28.57%) Java
6 8 (22.86%) PHP
6 8 (22.86%) VB6
7 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.43%) C
9 4 (11.43%) C++
9 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
9 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
9 4 (11.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 7 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.71%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) arcserve
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Lotus
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
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