The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Worcester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 18 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 4.71% 11.21% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 16.44% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 73 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 56.47% 68.22% 68.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 74
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,150 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
VB
Worcestershire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

VB
Salary Trend in Worcester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Worcester region.

VB Salary Trend in Worcester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) MUMPS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Delphi
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) IVR
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
6 1 (12.50%) C++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MUMPS
3 3 (37.50%) Delphi
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago