The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 17 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.31% 7.63% 7.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.34% 10.53% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 14
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
176 171 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 60.69% 72.46% 68.62%
Number of salaries quoted 129 157 114
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Staffordshire

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 28 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 34 (87.18%) C#
3 30 (76.92%) VB.NET
4 27 (69.23%) SQL
5 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET
6 23 (58.97%) HTML
7 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
8 20 (51.28%) VB6
9 19 (48.72%) Ajax
9 19 (48.72%) Web Development
9 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (48.72%) CSS
10 17 (43.59%) jQuery
11 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
12 14 (35.90%) OO
12 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
13 13 (33.33%) OOP
14 11 (28.21%) Migration
14 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
14 11 (28.21%) N-Tier
14 11 (28.21%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
14 11 (28.21%) Software Packaging
14 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
14 11 (28.21%) Degree
15 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (20.51%) CSS3
16 8 (20.51%) XHTML
16 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
16 8 (20.51%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.13%) OLTP
5 1 (2.56%) MS Access
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (5.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (28.21%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Trainee Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Trainee Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Trainee
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
2 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 23 (58.97%) HTML
4 19 (48.72%) Ajax
4 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 19 (48.72%) CSS
5 17 (43.59%) jQuery
6 11 (28.21%) Software Packaging
6 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
7 8 (20.51%) CSS3
7 8 (20.51%) XHTML
7 8 (20.51%) XML
7 8 (20.51%) XSLT
8 6 (15.38%) WCF
9 5 (12.82%) WinForms
9 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (12.82%) HTML5
10 2 (5.13%) REST
10 2 (5.13%) WF
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) N-Tier
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.56%) SCADA
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Web Development
2 14 (35.90%) OO
3 13 (33.33%) OOP
4 11 (28.21%) Migration
5 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.95%) SOA
6 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.82%) SEO
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.69%) Web Design
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
10 2 (5.13%) TDD
11 1 (2.56%) OOD
11 1 (2.56%) ERP
11 1 (2.56%) Project Management
11 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (2.56%) Data Management
11 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) C#
2 30 (76.92%) VB.NET
3 27 (69.23%) SQL
4 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 20 (51.28%) VB6
6 4 (10.26%) PHP
6 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) VBScript
6 4 (10.26%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) C
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) AccuRev
4 2 (5.13%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
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