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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 35 38 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.63% 5.48% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.07% 7.54% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 29
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
386 504 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 62.06% 72.73% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 341 408 280
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 12 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Lichfield -9 2 £32,000 +42.22%
Tamworth - 2 £40,000 - 1
Stafford -7 1 £29,000 +34.88%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 81 (92.05%) .NET
2 73 (82.95%) C#
3 51 (57.95%) ASP.NET
4 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
5 44 (50.00%) VB.NET
6 37 (42.05%) SQL
7 36 (40.91%) MVC
8 26 (29.55%) VB6
9 25 (28.41%) HTML
10 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 18 (20.45%) CSS
11 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (19.32%) .NET Framework
13 16 (18.18%) WinForms
14 15 (17.05%) jQuery
14 15 (17.05%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (17.05%) Web Application Development
15 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
15 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (15.91%) WCF
15 14 (15.91%) Back Office
15 14 (15.91%) Finance
15 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (15.91%) XML
16 13 (14.77%) Project Management
16 13 (14.77%) TDD
16 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
16 13 (14.77%) RESTful
16 13 (14.77%) Node.js

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (14.77%) Node.js
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.27%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.95%) MS Access
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.14%) QlikView
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (15.91%) Back Office
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (75.00%) Developer
2 37 (42.05%) .NET Developer
3 18 (20.45%) Web Developer
4 12 (13.64%) .NET Web Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) VB Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.41%) VB6 Developer
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Team Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.41%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.27%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (92.05%) .NET
2 51 (57.95%) ASP.NET
3 25 (28.41%) HTML
4 18 (20.45%) CSS
4 18 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 17 (19.32%) .NET Framework
6 16 (18.18%) WinForms
7 15 (17.05%) jQuery
8 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (15.91%) WCF
8 14 (15.91%) XML
9 13 (14.77%) RESTful
9 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (13.64%) SOAP
11 11 (12.50%) Web Services
12 10 (11.36%) HTML5
12 10 (11.36%) JSON
12 10 (11.36%) REST
13 7 (7.95%) Ajax
13 7 (7.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.64%) N-Tier
3 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) MVC
2 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.05%) Web Application Development
4 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (14.77%) Project Management
5 13 (14.77%) TDD
6 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.64%) BDD
6 12 (13.64%) OOP
6 12 (13.64%) OO
7 11 (12.50%) Web Development
8 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.68%) ITIL
9 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.68%) Supplier Management
9 5 (5.68%) Critical Success Factor
10 4 (4.55%) SOA
10 4 (4.55%) Migration
11 3 (3.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (82.95%) C#
2 44 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 37 (42.05%) SQL
4 26 (29.55%) VB6
5 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 12 (13.64%) Ruby
7 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.95%) TypeScript
9 5 (5.68%) C
9 5 (5.68%) VBScript
9 5 (5.68%) PHP
9 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.68%) Java
9 5 (5.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum + flexi working, health, parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago