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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 60 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.10% 4.97% 7.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.32% 8.08% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 43
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £25,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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
391 334 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 63.06% 61.51% 68.34%
Number of salaries quoted 335 307 402
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -31 3 - - 1
Tamworth - 3 £35,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - -
Lichfield - 2 £25,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 17 (80.95%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
5 8 (38.10%) MVC
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
6 7 (33.33%) VB6
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (28.57%) QA
8 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 5 (23.81%) jQuery
8 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) WinForms
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) VBA
9 4 (19.05%) CSS
9 4 (19.05%) IIS
9 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
9 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
9 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (19.05%) WCF

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 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) FormScape
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) MS Access
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
1 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) QADirector
2 2 (9.52%) TestPartner
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Architect
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) WinForms
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
7 4 (19.05%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (19.05%) WCF
8 3 (14.29%) LINQ
8 3 (14.29%) WPF
9 2 (9.52%) Ajax
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.52%) HTML5
9 2 (9.52%) SOAP
9 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (9.52%) XHTML
9 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) EPoS
4 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) CRUD
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Service Design
5 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) VB.NET
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) VB6
5 4 (19.05%) VBA
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 2 (9.52%) VBScript
8 1 (4.76%) Erlang
8 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) arcserve
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) CODA
2 2 (9.52%) IFS
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
2 2 (9.52%) Lotus
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
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