Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 87 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 -38 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 20 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.72% 1.85% 5.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 2.86% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 83
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £31,875 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.49% -29.17% +28.57%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £44,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 704 770 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 60.64% 64.71% 62.13%
Number of salaries quoted 583 680 660
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £23,475
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Staffordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for VB in Staffordshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Staffordshire

VB
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +8 4 £40,500 +24.62%
Lichfield +7 4 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Stafford - 4 £40,000 -
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 13 (65.00%) C#
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 6 (30.00%) CSS3
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (25.00%) Fintech
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) RavenDB
6 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 5 (25.00%) VB6
6 5 (25.00%) Finance

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (25.00%) RavenDB
4 3 (15.00%) MS Access
4 3 (15.00%) OLAP
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Business Systems Manager
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 4 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 4 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Fintech
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Economics
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Statistics
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Secure Coding
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (25.00%) VB6
4 4 (20.00%) X++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin