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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 43 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 25 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.87% 4.65% 8.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.99% 8.00% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 43
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,500 £45,400
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
313 350 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.01% 58.14% 61.96%
Number of salaries quoted 261 323 315
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Burton-upon-Trent +11 11 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -19 7 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Tamworth - 6 £29,500 -
Lichfield -4 1 £25,000 +21.95%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 31 (88.57%) C#
2 30 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 25 (71.43%) .NET
4 23 (65.71%) SQL
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
7 12 (34.29%) TDD
8 11 (31.43%) WinForms
8 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
8 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (31.43%) VB.NET
8 11 (31.43%) MVC
9 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 10 (28.57%) QA
10 9 (25.71%) WPF
10 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
11 8 (22.86%) Windows
11 8 (22.86%) jQuery
12 7 (20.00%) VB6
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (20.00%) HTML
12 7 (20.00%) CSS
12 7 (20.00%) Finance
12 7 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (17.14%) JD Edwards

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 6 (17.14%) FormScape
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Broadband
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (8.57%) DTS
7 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
7 3 (8.57%) Riak
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Moq
1 4 (11.43%) MSTest
1 4 (11.43%) NUnit
1 4 (11.43%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
1 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Applications Developer
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Team Leader
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Software Architect
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Telecoms Developer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
3 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (31.43%) WinForms
4 9 (25.71%) WPF
5 8 (22.86%) jQuery
6 7 (20.00%) CSS
6 7 (20.00%) HTML
7 5 (14.29%) Ajax
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (14.29%) SOAP
7 5 (14.29%) XHTML
8 4 (11.43%) Castle Windsor
8 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.43%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (11.43%) Ninject
8 4 (11.43%) Spring.NET
8 4 (11.43%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) EPoS
3 2 (5.71%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) MVC
4 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.29%) OOP
7 5 (14.29%) Service Design
7 5 (14.29%) SOA
7 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) Web Development
8 4 (11.43%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (11.43%) High Availability
8 4 (11.43%) Kanban
8 4 (11.43%) MVVM
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) CRUD
9 3 (8.57%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) C#
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) VB.NET
4 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
6 7 (20.00%) VB6
7 6 (17.14%) VBA
7 6 (17.14%) VBScript
8 5 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) TypeScript
9 3 (8.57%) Erlang
10 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
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 6 (17.14%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.57%) CODA
3 3 (8.57%) IFS
4 2 (5.71%) arcserve
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Lotus
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago