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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 53 24
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB 47 16 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.55% 2.67% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.82% 4.30% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 16 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
340 372 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.82% 62.00% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 312 321 262
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +7 16 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Lichfield - 14 £22,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +17 12 £45,000 +80.00%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 72 (88.89%) .NET
2 60 (74.07%) C#
3 48 (59.26%) SQL
4 43 (53.09%) ASP.NET
5 42 (51.85%) VB.NET
6 30 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 28 (34.57%) VB6
8 27 (33.33%) HTML
9 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
10 24 (29.63%) Visual Studio
11 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
12 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
13 20 (24.69%) OO
14 19 (23.46%) XML
14 19 (23.46%) .NET Framework
15 18 (22.22%) Windows
15 18 (22.22%) OOP
16 17 (20.99%) CSS
16 17 (20.99%) Finance
17 15 (18.52%) VBA
18 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
18 14 (17.28%) MVC
18 14 (17.28%) jQuery
19 11 (13.58%) Dynamics CRM
19 11 (13.58%) CRM
19 11 (13.58%) MS Office
20 10 (12.35%) IIS
20 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
21 9 (11.11%) SaaS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.35%) IIS
3 7 (8.64%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (8.64%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.41%) SAS
5 5 (6.17%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.47%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (8.64%) Line 500
3 3 (3.70%) Epicor Vantage
3 3 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.70%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (8.64%) LLBLGen Pro
2 7 (8.64%) NetAdvantage
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Analyst
4 15 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Applications Support
5 11 (13.58%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Lead Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Support Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Programmer
7 9 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
9 6 (7.41%) MI Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (4.94%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (4.94%) VB Developer
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (88.89%) .NET
2 43 (53.09%) ASP.NET
3 27 (33.33%) HTML
4 19 (23.46%) XML
4 19 (23.46%) .NET Framework
5 17 (20.99%) CSS
6 14 (17.28%) jQuery
7 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (11.11%) WPF
9 8 (9.88%) Ajax
9 8 (9.88%) CSS3
10 7 (8.64%) WF
10 7 (8.64%) Silverlight
10 7 (8.64%) LINQ
10 7 (8.64%) WinForms
11 6 (7.41%) HTML5
12 3 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (3.70%) Software Packaging
12 3 (3.70%) Middleware
12 3 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.41%) Statistics
3 6 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) Open Source
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) OO
2 18 (22.22%) OOP
3 14 (17.28%) MVC
4 11 (13.58%) CRM
5 9 (11.11%) Web Development
6 8 (9.88%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) Workflow
8 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.41%) Web Design
8 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (7.41%) Supplier Management
8 6 (7.41%) Data Management
8 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) Time Management
9 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (74.07%) C#
2 48 (59.26%) SQL
3 42 (51.85%) VB.NET
4 28 (34.57%) VB6
5 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
6 15 (18.52%) VBA
7 8 (9.88%) PHP
8 6 (7.41%) Java
9 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.70%) VBScript
10 1 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) F#
10 1 (1.23%) Haskell
10 1 (1.23%) Erlang
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.23%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Infragistics
2 7 (8.64%) Sage
3 6 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.70%) Epicor
5 1 (1.23%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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