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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.69% 5.05% 5.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 7.81% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 12
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
212 128 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 71.86% 64.65% 61.51%
Number of salaries quoted 198 114 119
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £76,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) Degree
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 12 (66.67%) C#
4 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 11 (61.11%) Windows
5 11 (61.11%) VBA
6 9 (50.00%) Oracle
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (50.00%) Java
6 9 (50.00%) PHP
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) Retail
8 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
8 7 (38.89%) QA
8 7 (38.89%) QADirector
8 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
8 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
8 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (38.89%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (38.89%) TestPartner
8 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
8 7 (38.89%) MS Access
8 7 (38.89%) ISEB
8 7 (38.89%) Project Management
8 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (38.89%) Windows 7

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 12 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) MS Access
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) QADirector
1 7 (38.89%) TestPartner
2 1 (5.56%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) Software Tester
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
2 5 (27.78%) C++ Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Graduate
2 5 (27.78%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Graduate Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Graduate Oracle Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Graduate SQL Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
2 5 (27.78%) VB Developer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Support
3 4 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) CGI
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Black-Box Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
1 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (38.89%) SDLC
1 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Test Planning
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
1 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Escalation Management
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) VBA
4 9 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) VB6
6 5 (27.78%) C
6 5 (27.78%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
6 5 (27.78%) VBScript
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft