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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.74% 9.88% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.68% 17.00% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 8
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
142 100 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 68.93% 58.14% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 129 95 101
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (72.97%) .NET
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 23 (62.16%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
4 16 (43.24%) MVC
5 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (40.54%) VB.NET
6 14 (37.84%) HTML
6 14 (37.84%) VB6
6 14 (37.84%) Degree
6 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
7 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
7 12 (32.43%) RESTful
8 11 (29.73%) WinForms
9 10 (27.03%) Java
9 10 (27.03%) C++
9 10 (27.03%) PHP
9 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
9 10 (27.03%) Oracle
9 10 (27.03%) C
9 10 (27.03%) VBScript
10 9 (24.32%) OO
10 9 (24.32%) Web Services
10 9 (24.32%) Change Control
10 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
10 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
10 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (24.32%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (8.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Moq
2 1 (2.70%) NUnit
2 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) C# Developer
3 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Lead C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Lead Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Team Leader
5 7 (18.92%) Graduate
6 6 (16.22%) C++ Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Graduate Oracle Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
6 6 (16.22%) VB Developer
7 4 (10.81%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 12 (32.43%) RESTful
5 11 (29.73%) WinForms
6 9 (24.32%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.81%) WCF
9 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (8.11%) XML
9 3 (8.11%) XSL
10 1 (2.70%) CSS
10 1 (2.70%) jQuery
10 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) MVC
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Change Control
3 9 (24.32%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
3 9 (24.32%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
3 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) BDD
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 23 (62.16%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) VB.NET
4 14 (37.84%) VB6
5 10 (27.03%) C
5 10 (27.03%) C++
5 10 (27.03%) Java
5 10 (27.03%) PHP
5 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
5 10 (27.03%) VBScript
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter
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