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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 24 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.68% 10.00% 5.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.80% 16.22% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 10
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
178 148 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 73.55% 61.67% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 159 137 140
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 £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 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
(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
Bromsgrove -2 13 £40,000 +6.66%
Redditch -1 5 - - 1
Worcester -14 2 £30,000 -20.00% 1
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (84.38%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) .NET
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
4 19 (59.38%) VB.NET
5 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
7 15 (46.88%) CSS
7 15 (46.88%) HTML
7 15 (46.88%) Degree
8 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
9 13 (40.63%) Windows
9 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
10 9 (28.13%) Internet
10 9 (28.13%) MUMPS
10 9 (28.13%) OOP
10 9 (28.13%) Delphi
10 9 (28.13%) Retail
10 9 (28.13%) IVR
10 9 (28.13%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (9.38%) jQuery
12 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (9.38%) XML
12 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
12 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (9.38%) MVC
13 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 2 (6.25%) Ajax

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) InterSystems Cache
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (34.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) VB Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) CSS
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) jQuery
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) WPF
6 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (28.13%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) OOP
2 3 (9.38%) MVC
3 2 (6.25%) ERP
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Analytics
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Web Design
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) VB.NET
4 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) MUMPS
5 9 (28.13%) Delphi
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) VB6
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago