The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 25 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.70% 8.20% 9.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.01% 12.50% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 12
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -36.58%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 200 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 60.89% 65.57% 69.54%
Number of salaries quoted 95 157 101
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £68,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

VB Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 24 (75.00%) VB.NET
4 22 (68.75%) C#
5 18 (56.25%) SQL
6 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
7 15 (46.88%) VB6
8 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (40.63%) RESTful
8 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
8 13 (40.63%) MVC
9 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (37.50%) TDD
9 12 (37.50%) Ruby
9 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (37.50%) Node.js
9 12 (37.50%) Web Application Development
9 12 (37.50%) BDD
9 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 12 (37.50%) WCF
10 11 (34.38%) HTML
11 9 (28.13%) OOP
12 8 (25.00%) OO
12 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 7 (21.88%) Finance
14 6 (18.75%) Ajax
14 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 6 (18.75%) CSS
14 6 (18.75%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 12 (37.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (15.63%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Lead Developer
5 4 (12.50%) VB Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Graduate
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (40.63%) RESTful
4 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (37.50%) WCF
5 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) Ajax
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (9.38%) Software Packaging
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) WinForms
9 2 (6.25%) COM+
10 1 (3.13%) HTML5
10 1 (3.13%) SOAP
10 1 (3.13%) Web Services
10 1 (3.13%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
2 12 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (37.50%) Web Application Development
2 12 (37.50%) BDD
3 9 (28.13%) OOP
4 8 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.13%) UML
9 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 22 (68.75%) C#
3 18 (56.25%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) VB6
5 12 (37.50%) Ruby
6 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) PHP
7 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Java
7 5 (15.63%) C++
7 5 (15.63%) C
7 5 (15.63%) VBScript
8 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago