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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 10 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 2.94% 8.16% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 15.38% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +11.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
59 26 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 57.84% 53.06% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57 22 70
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Java