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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.45% 2.50% 5.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 3.64% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
221 165 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 60.22% 68.75% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 206 150 129
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

VB Salary Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
Worcester -2 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Droitwich - 1 £37,500 -
Malvern - 1 £27,500 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) ISO 9000
4 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) TickIT
4 5 (31.25%) Electronics
4 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
4 5 (31.25%) Automotive
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) WPF
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
1 5 (31.25%) Automotive
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) WinForms
2 3 (18.75%) WPF
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (12.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Data Acquisition
1 5 (31.25%) OO
1 5 (31.25%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (6.25%) COBOL
6 1 (6.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO 9000
1 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
1 5 (31.25%) TickIT
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Veeam
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
Worcester
Computer Futures
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