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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 15 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.62% 5.42% 16.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.46% 7.14% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 17
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
97 154 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 55.75% 75.86% 73.38%
Number of salaries quoted 92 122 96
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,050 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
3 18 (81.82%) VB.NET
4 17 (77.27%) SQL
5 16 (72.73%) OO
5 16 (72.73%) VB6
6 15 (68.18%) Visual Studio
6 15 (68.18%) OOP
7 12 (54.55%) C#
8 8 (36.36%) HTML
9 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 7 (31.82%) CSS
9 7 (31.82%) Ajax
9 7 (31.82%) jQuery
10 6 (27.27%) Web Development
10 6 (27.27%) SaaS
10 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (22.73%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 4 (18.18%) Finance
13 3 (13.64%) Migration
13 3 (13.64%) Degree
13 3 (13.64%) Software Packaging
13 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
13 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 3 (13.64%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
3 14 (63.64%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Lead Developer
5 4 (18.18%) VB Developer
6 3 (13.64%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (4.55%) ASP Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) Ajax
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (13.64%) Software Packaging
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) XHTML
7 2 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.09%) Middleware
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) OO
2 15 (68.18%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) SEO
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) OOD
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.55%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) VB.NET
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) VB6
4 12 (54.55%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) F#
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) Haskell
7 1 (4.55%) Erlang
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Delphi
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VBScript
7 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) AccuRev
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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