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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.10% 13.95% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 26.09% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 2
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
60 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 65.93% 53.49% 65.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 33 64
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Classic ASP
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
6 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Analytics
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Classic ASP
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Worcester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago