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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.78% 4.14% 7.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 6.40% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 15
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,000 £50,000
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
175 172 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 60.76% 64.66% 68.69%
Number of salaries quoted 123 131 120
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 39 (95.12%) .NET
2 36 (87.80%) C#
3 30 (73.17%) VB.NET
4 27 (65.85%) SQL
5 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET
6 24 (58.54%) HTML
7 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
8 21 (51.22%) Web Development
9 20 (48.78%) Ajax
9 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 20 (48.78%) CSS
10 19 (46.34%) VB6
11 18 (43.90%) jQuery
12 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
13 15 (36.59%) OO
14 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
15 13 (31.71%) OOP
16 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
16 12 (29.27%) Degree
17 11 (26.83%) Software Packaging
17 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (26.83%) Migration
17 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
17 11 (26.83%) N-Tier
17 11 (26.83%) Crystal Reports
17 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
18 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
19 9 (21.95%) XML
19 9 (21.95%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.88%) OLTP
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.20%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) .NET Developer
3 12 (29.27%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (26.83%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Trainee Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Trainee Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Trainee
7 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET
3 24 (58.54%) HTML
4 20 (48.78%) CSS
4 20 (48.78%) Ajax
4 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 18 (43.90%) jQuery
6 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
7 11 (26.83%) Software Packaging
8 9 (21.95%) XML
8 9 (21.95%) XSLT
8 9 (21.95%) XHTML
8 9 (21.95%) CSS3
9 6 (14.63%) WCF
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (12.20%) HTML5
11 4 (9.76%) WinForms
12 3 (7.32%) Middleware
13 2 (4.88%) COM+
13 2 (4.88%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) N-Tier
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.44%) SCADA
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Web Development
2 15 (36.59%) OO
3 13 (31.71%) OOP
4 11 (26.83%) Migration
4 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.07%) SOA
5 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) SEO
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Web Design
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) OOD
9 1 (2.44%) ERP
9 1 (2.44%) Data Management
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) C#
2 30 (73.17%) VB.NET
3 27 (65.85%) SQL
4 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
5 19 (46.34%) VB6
6 5 (12.20%) Java
7 4 (9.76%) PHP
7 4 (9.76%) VBScript
8 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.88%) C
9 2 (4.88%) C++
10 1 (2.44%) Delphi
10 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.44%) Haskell
10 1 (2.44%) Erlang
10 1 (2.44%) F#
10 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) AccuRev
4 2 (4.88%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
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