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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.13% 5.24% 5.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.81% 8.47% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 12
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
128 177 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 65.64% 61.89% 70.99%
Number of salaries quoted 114 124 158
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (70.00%) C#
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) MVC
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (45.00%) RESTful
5 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (45.00%) Node.js
5 9 (45.00%) WCF
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) Ruby
5 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (45.00%) Web Application Development
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (30.00%) VB6
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) C
7 6 (30.00%) VBScript
7 6 (30.00%) PHP
7 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (45.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) MS Access
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) TestPartner
2 2 (10.00%) QADirector
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Graduate
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) RESTful
4 9 (45.00%) WCF
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (15.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) XSLT
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) REST
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (45.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Ruby
3 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (30.00%) VB6
4 6 (30.00%) C
4 6 (30.00%) VBScript
4 6 (30.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago