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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 28 13
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester - 1.32% 15.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.08% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 14
Average salary - £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
85 48 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 63.43% 63.16% 57.61%
Number of salaries quoted 83 42 39
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VHDL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) VHDL
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Xilinx