Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 75 79
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.12% 1.81% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 2.94% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 26
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% +11.54% -23.53%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £41,875
West Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +23.08% -9.72%

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 456 647 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 56.93% 61.62% 64.72%
Number of salaries quoted 406 542 737
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +6 9 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Lichfield +17 7 £31,500 -5.26% 2
Leek - 1 £32,500 - 1
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
3 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 9 (52.94%) VB6
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
6 7 (41.18%) SDLC
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (35.29%) CSS
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (29.41%) CRM
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) Retail
9 3 (17.65%) WPF
10 1 (5.88%) TDD
10 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.88%) WinForms
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
10 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.88%) SLA
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
10 1 (5.88%) VBScript

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 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Development Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) VB Developer
4 2 (11.76%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SDLC
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
1 9 (52.94%) VB6
2 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft