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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 49 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.69% 3.85% 10.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 5.81% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 24
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
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
200 172 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 68.73% 66.15% 68.24%
Number of salaries quoted 192 153 144
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 August 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
Worcester -6 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
3 4 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Delphi
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) MUMPS
4 3 (37.50%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) IVR
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) VHDL
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (25.00%) Xilinx
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) IVR
2 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
3 4 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Delphi
4 3 (37.50%) MUMPS
5 2 (25.00%) C
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Xilinx
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago