The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 26 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.28% 7.20% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.79% 10.43% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 163 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 64.13% 69.07% 64.97%
Number of salaries quoted 132 152 192
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
VB
West Midlands

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Redditch +11 8 £29,000 -21.62%
Worcester -2 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bromsgrove - 1 £31,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 32 (96.97%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (63.64%) Internet
4 20 (60.61%) OOP
5 19 (57.58%) .NET
6 14 (42.42%) Delphi
6 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 14 (42.42%) MUMPS
6 14 (42.42%) IVR
6 14 (42.42%) Retail
6 14 (42.42%) InterSystems Cache
7 12 (36.36%) XML
7 12 (36.36%) CSS
8 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 11 (33.33%) PHP
8 11 (33.33%) C++
9 8 (24.24%) Web Services
9 8 (24.24%) Intranet
9 8 (24.24%) Ajax
9 8 (24.24%) JSON
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) LAMP
10 7 (21.21%) XSL
10 7 (21.21%) UML
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle
10 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
11 6 (18.18%) C
11 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 6 (18.18%) SQL Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Internet
2 8 (24.24%) Intranet
3 4 (12.12%) MPLS
3 4 (12.12%) VoIP
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (42.42%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) XML
2 12 (36.36%) CSS
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (24.24%) Web Services
4 8 (24.24%) Ajax
4 8 (24.24%) JSON
5 7 (21.21%) XSL
5 7 (21.21%) LAMP
6 6 (18.18%) Regular Expression
6 6 (18.18%) jQuery
6 6 (18.18%) REST
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) SVG
6 6 (18.18%) SOAP
7 3 (9.09%) WCF
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (6.06%) CSS3
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) IVR
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) OOP
2 7 (21.21%) UML
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) OO
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) Delphi
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) MUMPS
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) PHP
3 11 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.18%) C
5 6 (18.18%) PHP5
5 6 (18.18%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) J#
7 2 (6.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Macromedia
3 2 (6.06%) Apple
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago