Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 74 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 -32 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 38 36 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.85% 2.78% 5.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.43% 4.36% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 139
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £26,288 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +7.14%

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 591 826 803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 59.88% 63.83% 62.54%
Number of salaries quoted 494 765 717
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £23,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Tamworth +7 12 £36,500 -2.67%
Stoke-on-Trent +3 8 £26,750 -17.69% 1
Lichfield - 5 £35,000 -
Stafford - 4 £40,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +13 3 £42,500 -11.46%
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 34 (89.47%) C#
2 33 (86.84%) .NET
3 32 (84.21%) SQL Server
4 24 (63.16%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
6 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
7 15 (39.47%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
9 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (28.95%) Retail
11 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (21.05%) HTML5
13 8 (21.05%) HTML
13 8 (21.05%) CSS
13 8 (21.05%) Windows
13 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (15.79%) MVC
14 6 (15.79%) Java
14 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 6 (15.79%) PHP
14 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (13.16%) SQL Optimisation
15 5 (13.16%) Escalation Management
15 5 (13.16%) CSS3
15 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
15 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
15 5 (13.16%) VBA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.89%) MS Access
6 3 (7.89%) OLAP
6 3 (7.89%) Power BI
6 3 (7.89%) RavenDB
6 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.63%) MySQL
8 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.63%) QlikView
8 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Moq
2 2 (5.26%) MSTest
2 2 (5.26%) NUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.63%) FogBugz
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (28.95%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Developer
3 16 (42.11%) .NET Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Database Developer
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Database Developer
4 10 (26.32%) T-SQL Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 6 (15.79%) SQL BI Developer
7 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) IT Support
8 4 (10.53%) SSRS Developer
8 4 (10.53%) VB Developer
8 4 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) VB6 Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Graduate
9 3 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.05%) CSS
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) HTML5
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.16%) CGI
5 5 (13.16%) CSS3
6 4 (10.53%) Ajax
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) WinForms
7 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (7.89%) WPF
8 2 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) Fintech
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) Escalation Management
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (10.53%) SDLC
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
6 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.26%) API Development
7 2 (5.26%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.26%) Service Design
7 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
4 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
5 6 (15.79%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) PHP
6 5 (13.16%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.16%) VBA
7 4 (10.53%) VB6
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.63%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCPD
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 65k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago