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 23 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 Worcester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 25 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.18% 11.69% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 20.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 44 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 72.94% 57.14% 72.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54 33 79
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 23 July 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Classic ASP
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) VB6
5 1 (20.00%) DTS
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior WinForms Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM