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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.30% 3.54% 10.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.73% 5.79% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 31
Median salary £29,250 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
207 121 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 68.54% 61.11% 63.17%
Number of salaries quoted 192 105 159
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for VB.

1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) Degree
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
5 16 (61.54%) Computer Science
6 15 (57.69%) HTML
7 14 (53.85%) .NET
7 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
8 11 (42.31%) Windows
8 11 (42.31%) VBA
9 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
9 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 10 (38.46%) Project Management
9 10 (38.46%) Retail
10 9 (34.62%) Oracle
10 9 (34.62%) Java
10 9 (34.62%) PHP
11 7 (26.92%) ISEB
11 7 (26.92%) MS Access
11 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
11 7 (26.92%) WinForms
11 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (26.92%) QA
11 7 (26.92%) QADirector
11 7 (26.92%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (26.92%) TestPartner
11 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
11 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
11 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting

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

Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MS Access
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) QADirector
1 7 (26.92%) TestPartner
2 3 (11.54%) Moq
2 3 (11.54%) NUnit
2 3 (11.54%) ReSharper
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) C++ Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Graduate
3 5 (19.23%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Graduate Oracle Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Graduate SQL Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
3 5 (19.23%) VB Developer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Junior
4 4 (15.38%) Junior Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) WinForms
4 4 (15.38%) CGI
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Black-Box Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (26.92%) SDLC
2 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
2 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
2 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Escalation Management
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Optimisation
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) VBA
4 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 9 (34.62%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) PHP
6 5 (19.23%) C
6 5 (19.23%) C++
6 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 5 (19.23%) VB6
6 5 (19.23%) VBScript
7 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 7 (26.92%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter