The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Worcestershire / Worcester
Rank 28 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 2.47% 4.30% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 11.43% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -36.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 47.53% 37.63% 51.46%
Number of salaries quoted 76 31 51
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcester region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Worcester region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) VB6
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) Animation
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle