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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.77% 9.25% 7.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 15.20% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 16
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
133 171 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 62.74% 60.85% 73.36%
Number of salaries quoted 117 125 164
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 August 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) .NET
3 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
4 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 15 (53.57%) VB.NET
4 15 (53.57%) MVC
5 14 (50.00%) RESTful
5 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 13 (46.43%) Node.js
6 13 (46.43%) Web Application Development
6 13 (46.43%) BDD
6 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
6 13 (46.43%) WCF
6 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (46.43%) TDD
6 13 (46.43%) Ruby
6 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (39.29%) HTML
8 9 (32.14%) VB6
8 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
8 9 (32.14%) Degree
9 7 (25.00%) Java
9 7 (25.00%) C++
9 7 (25.00%) PHP
9 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 7 (25.00%) C

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 13 (46.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (7.14%) MS Access
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) TestPartner
2 2 (7.14%) QADirector
3 1 (3.57%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Graduate
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Architect
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 14 (50.00%) RESTful
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (46.43%) WCF
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) XHTML
7 2 (7.14%) WinForms
7 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) COM+
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) XSL
8 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) MVC
2 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) TDD
2 13 (46.43%) BDD
2 13 (46.43%) Web Application Development
3 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) VB.NET
3 13 (46.43%) Ruby
4 9 (32.14%) VB6
5 7 (25.00%) C
5 7 (25.00%) VBScript
5 7 (25.00%) PHP
5 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (25.00%) C++
5 7 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
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