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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 3.45% 5.49% 10.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 8.06% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 10
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
77 62 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 66.38% 68.13% 70.33%
Number of salaries quoted 68 60 62
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 28 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (40.00%) Xilinx
4 2 (40.00%) VHDL
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (40.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Xilinx