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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.50% 6.45% 7.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 10.00% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 18
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £37,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
164 140 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 68.33% 64.52% 70.54%
Number of salaries quoted 149 128 159
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,250
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 1 May 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 -18 4 £32,000 -
Worcester -4 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (77.78%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Internet
3 8 (44.44%) MUMPS
3 8 (44.44%) OOP
3 8 (44.44%) Delphi
3 8 (44.44%) IVR
3 8 (44.44%) Retail
3 8 (44.44%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) GlassFish
7 3 (16.67%) System Testing
7 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) JSON
7 3 (16.67%) Relational Database

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (16.67%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) InterSystems Cache
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (16.67%) DTS
3 3 (16.67%) Ingres
3 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Trainee Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Trainee Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Trainee
6 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) VB Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Ajax
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) DAO
3 3 (16.67%) ODBC
3 3 (16.67%) OLE
3 3 (16.67%) ActiveX
3 3 (16.67%) COM
3 3 (16.67%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) IVR
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) System Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) MUMPS
2 8 (44.44%) Delphi
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) MapBasic
5 3 (16.67%) VB6
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Xilinx
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
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Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago