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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 52 29
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23  
Permanent jobs citing VB 28 17 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.45% 2.79% 7.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 4.64% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 49
Median salary £36,500 £26,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.38% -38.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 259 366 410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 59.68% 60.10% 64.36%
Number of salaries quoted 214 334 373
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +10 12 £36,500 -2.66%
Stoke-on-Trent 0 5 £26,625 +2.40% 1
Stafford - 4 £40,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £42,500 - 2
Cannock - 1 £30,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £45,000 -
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 51 (96.23%) C#
2 48 (90.57%) SQL Server
3 44 (83.02%) .NET
4 35 (66.04%) SQL
5 29 (54.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (45.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (43.40%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
9 20 (37.74%) T-SQL
10 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
11 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (28.30%) WinForms
12 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (26.42%) TDD
14 13 (24.53%) WPF
14 13 (24.53%) VB.NET
14 13 (24.53%) MVC
14 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (22.64%) HTML5
15 12 (22.64%) HTML
15 12 (22.64%) CSS
15 12 (22.64%) Windows
15 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
16 11 (20.75%) QA
16 11 (20.75%) Retail
17 10 (18.87%) Finance
17 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
17 10 (18.87%) VBA
17 10 (18.87%) Inversion of Control
18 9 (16.98%) Scrum

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 6 (11.32%) FormScape
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Broadband
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (90.57%) SQL Server
2 29 (54.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (45.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
7 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
7 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
7 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
8 4 (7.55%) Neo4j
8 4 (7.55%) Riak
9 3 (5.66%) DTS
9 3 (5.66%) RavenDB
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (3.77%) QlikView
10 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.89%) MySQL
11 1 (1.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Moq
1 6 (11.32%) MSTest
1 6 (11.32%) NUnit
1 6 (11.32%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.89%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (20.75%) Retail
2 10 (18.87%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Developer
3 19 (35.85%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Database Developer
4 10 (18.87%) SQL Database Developer
4 10 (18.87%) T-SQL Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Applications Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Software Architect
7 6 (11.32%) SQL BI Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Team Leader
7 6 (11.32%) Telecoms Developer
8 5 (9.43%) .NET Architect
9 4 (7.55%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.55%) IT Support
9 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.55%) SSRS Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (83.02%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
3 15 (28.30%) WinForms
4 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (24.53%) WPF
5 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
5 12 (22.64%) CSS
5 12 (22.64%) HTML
5 12 (22.64%) HTML5
6 8 (15.09%) Ajax
6 8 (15.09%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (13.21%) SOAP
8 6 (11.32%) Castle Windsor
8 6 (11.32%) Ninject
8 6 (11.32%) Spring.NET
8 6 (11.32%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (11.32%) XHTML
9 5 (9.43%) CSS3
9 5 (9.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.66%) Fintech
4 3 (5.66%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) TDD
4 13 (24.53%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 6 (11.32%) Kanban
7 6 (11.32%) MVVM
7 6 (11.32%) OOP
7 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.32%) Service Design
7 6 (11.32%) SOA
7 6 (11.32%) Software Architecture
7 6 (11.32%) Web Development
8 4 (7.55%) Escalation Management
8 4 (7.55%) High Availability
8 4 (7.55%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C#
2 35 (66.04%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) T-SQL
4 13 (24.53%) VB.NET
5 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.87%) VBA
6 8 (15.09%) Java
7 6 (11.32%) TypeScript
7 6 (11.32%) VBScript
8 5 (9.43%) PHP
9 4 (7.55%) C++
9 4 (7.55%) Erlang
9 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCPD
2 1 (1.89%) MCSD
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) JD Edwards
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) CODA
4 3 (5.66%) IFS
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago