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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 45 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.79% 9.77% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 13.71% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 6
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £45,000 £41,250
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
188 124 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 74.02% 71.26% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 172 110 126
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 September 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 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) Degree
3 13 (76.47%) C#
4 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
5 11 (64.71%) Windows
5 11 (64.71%) HTML
5 11 (64.71%) VBA
6 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
6 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
7 8 (47.06%) Retail
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 7 (41.18%) ISEB
8 7 (41.18%) Project Management
8 7 (41.18%) MS Access
8 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (41.18%) .NET
8 7 (41.18%) Oracle
8 7 (41.18%) Java
8 7 (41.18%) PHP
8 7 (41.18%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (41.18%) TestPartner
8 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
8 7 (41.18%) QA
8 7 (41.18%) QADirector
8 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
8 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008

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 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) MS Access
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) QADirector
1 7 (41.18%) TestPartner
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Tester
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Tester
4 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) IT Support
4 4 (23.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate Oracle Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate SQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) VB Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) CGI
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Black-Box Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (41.18%) SDLC
1 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
1 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
1 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
1 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Escalation Management
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) VBA
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 5 (29.41%) VB6
6 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) C
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (17.65%) VBScript
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle