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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 29 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.57% 7.22% 10.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 9.90% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
137 192 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 62.56% 73.00% 76.07%
Number of salaries quoted 120 153 105
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £45,500
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 18 December 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) VB.NET
4 12 (66.67%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) OO
6 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (50.00%) OOP
6 9 (50.00%) VB6
7 8 (44.44%) C#
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
9 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (22.22%) Open Source
10 4 (22.22%) Web Development
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) SaaS
11 3 (16.67%) CSS3
11 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (16.67%) Middleware
11 3 (16.67%) XHTML
11 3 (16.67%) CSS
11 3 (16.67%) XML
11 3 (16.67%) XSLT
11 3 (16.67%) HTML
11 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 3 (16.67%) Degree
11 3 (16.67%) jQuery
11 3 (16.67%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) XSLT
3 3 (16.67%) XHTML
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware
3 3 (16.67%) Ajax
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) COM+
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
2 9 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Complex Event Processing
6 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) VB.NET
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) VB6
4 8 (44.44%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VBScript
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Delphi
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) Haskell
7 1 (5.56%) Erlang
7 1 (5.56%) F#
7 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Infragistics
3 1 (5.56%) AccuRev
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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