Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 64 49
Rank change year-on-year +30 -15 +30
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 9 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.14% 1.48% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 2.56% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 21
Median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,875 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £38,625 £58,750 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +12.58% -5.63%

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 141 352 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 53.41% 57.80% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 128 322 373
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £28,375 £24,775 £23,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Staffordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in Staffordshire.

Salary trend 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 4 December 2020. 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 - 1 £35,000 -
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) CRUD
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio Code
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) CRUD
1 2 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft