The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 4.20% 4.66% 13.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 6.47% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 23
Median salary £26,750 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% -41.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 90 139 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 62.94% 72.02% 63.93%
Number of salaries quoted 74 126 110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

VB
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Stoke-on-Trent.

Salary trend for VB in Stoke-on-Trent

VB
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for VB.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) WinForms
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) WPF
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) Software Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (54.55%) TypeScript
4 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (54.55%) OOP
4 6 (54.55%) XHTML
4 6 (54.55%) SOA
4 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
2 6 (54.55%) RDBMS
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Neo4j
3 4 (36.36%) Riak
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Software Architect
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Architect
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (81.82%) WinForms
3 7 (63.64%) WPF
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) XHTML
5 5 (45.45%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) .NET Core
6 4 (36.36%) Kafka
6 4 (36.36%) Velocity
7 2 (18.18%) CGI
7 2 (18.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
3 3 (27.27%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) Service Design
2 6 (54.55%) SOA
2 6 (54.55%) Software Architecture
2 6 (54.55%) Web Development
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Programming
4 4 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (18.18%) Escalation Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Optimisation
5 2 (18.18%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) TypeScript
4 4 (36.36%) Erlang
5 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 3 (27.27%) VB6
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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