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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.23% 4.05% 14.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.07% 5.85% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,000 £70,000
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
123 171 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 65.78% 69.23% 68.79%
Number of salaries quoted 114 130 90
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 21 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 28 (75.68%) VB.NET
4 24 (64.86%) SQL
5 22 (59.46%) C#
6 21 (56.76%) VB6
7 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
8 15 (40.54%) OOP
9 14 (37.84%) OO
9 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
10 12 (32.43%) MVC
10 12 (32.43%) HTML
10 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (29.73%) RESTful
11 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
12 10 (27.03%) Node.js
12 10 (27.03%) BDD
12 10 (27.03%) Web Application Development
12 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
12 10 (27.03%) Ruby
12 10 (27.03%) WCF
12 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (27.03%) TDD
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
14 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
14 7 (18.92%) CSS
14 7 (18.92%) jQuery
14 7 (18.92%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (27.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.51%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 26 (70.27%) .NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.81%) VB Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Graduate
8 1 (2.70%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (29.73%) RESTful
5 10 (27.03%) WCF
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (18.92%) jQuery
6 7 (18.92%) Ajax
6 7 (18.92%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.11%) Software Packaging
10 2 (5.41%) HTML5
10 2 (5.41%) COM+
10 2 (5.41%) XML
10 2 (5.41%) XHTML
10 2 (5.41%) WinForms
11 1 (2.70%) XSL
11 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) OOP
2 14 (37.84%) OO
3 12 (32.43%) MVC
4 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) BDD
4 10 (27.03%) Web Application Development
5 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.41%) SOA
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) SEO
8 1 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) VB.NET
2 24 (64.86%) SQL
3 22 (59.46%) C#
4 21 (56.76%) VB6
5 10 (27.03%) Ruby
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) PHP
7 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
7 5 (13.51%) C++
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) C
7 5 (13.51%) VBScript
8 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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