Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 56 73
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB 17 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.90% 3.94% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 6.60% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 34
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% +12.31% -18.75%
10th Percentile £30,350 £26,288 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £45,000 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +23.08% -13.33%

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 529 591 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 59.11% 59.70% 64.01%
Number of salaries quoted 466 492 789
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £55,000 £51,250
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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +8 15 £38,000 +42.06%
Cannock +3 1 £25,000 -16.67%
Tamworth -10 1 £30,000 -17.81%
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) MVC
4 10 (58.82%) Degree
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
6 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) WPF
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 3 (17.65%) CRM
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) VB6
9 2 (11.76%) WinForms
10 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.88%) Oracle
10 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (5.88%) Umbraco

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 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Lead Software Design Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Design Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (29.41%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VB6
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle