The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 0.95% 2.11% 6.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 3.70% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £24,000 £33,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +5.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcester region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 41.90% 56.84% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 23
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) WinForms
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (25.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft