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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.89% 6.57% 9.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.10% 9.90% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 12
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £45,000 £52,250
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
164 192 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 63.81% 66.44% 74.10%
Number of salaries quoted 136 152 104
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) VB.NET
3 17 (68.00%) SQL
4 15 (60.00%) C#
5 13 (52.00%) OO
6 12 (48.00%) VB6
7 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
7 11 (44.00%) OOP
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (40.00%) HTML
8 10 (40.00%) Web Development
9 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (36.00%) CSS
9 9 (36.00%) Ajax
10 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (32.00%) jQuery
11 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (20.00%) XML
12 5 (20.00%) XSLT
12 5 (20.00%) XHTML
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.00%) Open Source
12 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 5 (20.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.00%) CSS3
12 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (16.00%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (48.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Trainee
6 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (36.00%) Ajax
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) CSS3
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) XSLT
6 5 (20.00%) XHTML
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.00%) Software Packaging
8 3 (12.00%) Middleware
9 2 (8.00%) COM+
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
10 1 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) OO
2 11 (44.00%) OOP
3 10 (40.00%) Web Development
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) OOD
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) SEO
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) Complex Event Processing
7 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.00%) Functional Programming
7 1 (4.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
1 17 (68.00%) VB.NET
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (48.00%) VB6
4 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) VBScript
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) Delphi
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Haskell
7 1 (4.00%) Erlang
7 1 (4.00%) F#
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Infragistics
2 2 (8.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
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