The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.23% 10.49% 4.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.86% 16.50% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 9
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
VB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 103 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 66.36% 63.58% 68.05%
Number of salaries quoted 134 91 160
Average salary £33,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

VB
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Worcestershire region.

VB Salary Trend in Worcestershire

VB
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch -2 4 - -
Worcester - 1 £37,500 -
Pershore - 1 £32,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 17 (62.96%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) .NET
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Delphi
4 10 (37.04%) OOP
4 10 (37.04%) MUMPS
4 10 (37.04%) IVR
4 10 (37.04%) InterSystems Cache
4 10 (37.04%) Internet
4 10 (37.04%) Retail
5 7 (25.93%) Ajax
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (18.52%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) MS Office
8 4 (14.81%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 3 (11.11%) ADO

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (11.11%) DTS
4 3 (11.11%) Ingres
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Business Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Trainee Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Trainee
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
1 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 7 (25.93%) Ajax
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (11.11%) ODBC
3 3 (11.11%) ActiveX
3 3 (11.11%) OLE
3 3 (11.11%) DAO
3 3 (11.11%) COM
3 3 (11.11%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) IVR
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) OOP
2 4 (14.81%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) System Testing
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Delphi
3 10 (37.04%) MUMPS
4 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) MapBasic
6 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Dell
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec
2 1 (3.70%) VMware