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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.21% 2.26% 14.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.59% 3.17% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
102 126 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 59.30% 71.19% 66.41%
Number of salaries quoted 98 89 73
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) ASP.NET
3 24 (77.42%) SQL
4 23 (74.19%) VB.NET
5 21 (67.74%) VB6
6 16 (51.61%) C#
6 16 (51.61%) OOP
7 15 (48.39%) OO
7 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
8 11 (35.48%) HTML
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 7 (22.58%) CSS
11 7 (22.58%) Ajax
11 7 (22.58%) jQuery
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (19.35%) SaaS
12 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (19.35%) MVC
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
13 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (16.13%) RESTful
13 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
13 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
13 5 (16.13%) Web Development
13 5 (16.13%) Degree
14 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) AccuRev
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) .NET Developer
3 14 (45.16%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Lead Developer
5 4 (12.90%) VB Developer
6 3 (9.68%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.23%) .NET Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Architect
8 1 (3.23%) ASP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) CSS
4 7 (22.58%) Ajax
4 7 (22.58%) jQuery
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (16.13%) RESTful
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.90%) WCF
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) XHTML
9 2 (6.45%) XML
9 2 (6.45%) COM+
9 2 (6.45%) WinForms
10 1 (3.23%) XSL
10 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) OOP
2 15 (48.39%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Web Development
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) SEO
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) UML
8 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 23 (74.19%) VB.NET
3 21 (67.74%) VB6
4 16 (51.61%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby
6 4 (12.90%) C
6 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.90%) VBScript
6 4 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) VCP4
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
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