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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 46 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.89% 4.14% 9.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.91% 7.44% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 35
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £25,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £70,000
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
464 363 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 69.46% 55.67% 64.83%
Number of salaries quoted 394 303 259
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +13 15 £45,000 +28.57%
Stoke-on-Trent +3 10 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Tamworth - 5 £38,000 -
Lichfield - 4 £21,250 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 68 (86.08%) .NET
2 56 (70.89%) C#
3 52 (65.82%) SQL
4 44 (55.70%) ASP.NET
5 42 (53.16%) VB.NET
6 39 (49.37%) SQL Server
7 35 (44.30%) HTML
8 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
9 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
10 27 (34.18%) XML
11 25 (31.65%) VB6
11 25 (31.65%) Visual Studio
12 23 (29.11%) CSS
13 22 (27.85%) Windows
13 22 (27.85%) .NET Framework
14 21 (26.58%) MS Excel
15 19 (24.05%) jQuery
16 17 (21.52%) OO
16 17 (21.52%) VBA
17 15 (18.99%) OOP
18 14 (17.72%) WinForms
18 14 (17.72%) MVC
18 14 (17.72%) MS Office
18 14 (17.72%) WPF
19 12 (15.19%) Ajax
20 11 (13.92%) Dynamics CRM
20 11 (13.92%) Infragistics
20 11 (13.92%) CRM
20 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
21 10 (12.66%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.66%) IIS
3 9 (11.39%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (7.59%) SAS
6 5 (6.33%) ColdFusion
7 2 (2.53%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (11.39%) Line 500
3 4 (5.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (3.80%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (49.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (8.86%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.33%) MS Access
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) Big Data
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.53%) OLAP
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.39%) LLBLGen Pro
2 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (11.39%) NetAdvantage
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Games
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (69.62%) Developer
2 26 (32.91%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Programmer
6 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Applications Support
7 7 (8.86%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.59%) MI Developer
9 5 (6.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Lead Software Developer
11 2 (2.53%) PHP Programmer
11 2 (2.53%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (86.08%) .NET
2 44 (55.70%) ASP.NET
3 35 (44.30%) HTML
4 27 (34.18%) XML
5 23 (29.11%) CSS
6 22 (27.85%) .NET Framework
7 19 (24.05%) jQuery
8 14 (17.72%) WinForms
8 14 (17.72%) WPF
9 12 (15.19%) Ajax
10 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (11.39%) CSS3
11 9 (11.39%) WF
11 9 (11.39%) Silverlight
11 9 (11.39%) LINQ
12 6 (7.59%) Web Services
12 6 (7.59%) HTML5
13 5 (6.33%) WCF
13 5 (6.33%) SOAP
13 5 (6.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Statistics
3 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.59%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (6.33%) Open Source
5 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) SCADA
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.85%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Android
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) OO
2 15 (18.99%) OOP
3 14 (17.72%) MVC
4 11 (13.92%) CRM
5 10 (12.66%) Web Development
6 9 (11.39%) Workflow
7 7 (8.86%) Data Management
7 7 (8.86%) Web Design
8 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.59%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.06%) ERP
9 4 (5.06%) Migration
9 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.80%) Time Management
10 3 (3.80%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.53%) OOD
11 2 (2.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) C#
2 52 (65.82%) SQL
3 42 (53.16%) VB.NET
4 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
5 25 (31.65%) VB6
6 17 (21.52%) VBA
7 8 (10.13%) PHP
8 6 (7.59%) Java
9 5 (6.33%) VBScript
10 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.27%) F#
12 1 (1.27%) Scala
12 1 (1.27%) Haskell
12 1 (1.27%) Erlang
12 1 (1.27%) C
12 1 (1.27%) C++
12 1 (1.27%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Infragistics
3 9 (11.39%) Sage
4 6 (7.59%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.80%) Epicor
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) Cognos
6 2 (2.53%) Tableau
6 2 (2.53%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
Staffordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits - pension, h/c
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 11 days ago