Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 64 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35 +9
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 0.76% 1.83% 7.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 2.45% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 49
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -27.78% +38.46%
10th Percentile £34,000 £30,125 £23,500
90th Percentile £41,000 £36,000 £48,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,750 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.23% -27.78% +38.46%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 242 408 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 61.58% 74.73% 68.14%
Number of salaries quoted 216 368 249
Stoke-on-Trent median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,525 £22,000
90th Percentile £54,750 £57,500 £53,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft