The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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)
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 23 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 5.77% 2.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.47% 6.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
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 Worcester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 95 63 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 60.90% 39.62% 64.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 60 55
Median salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

VB
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for VB in Worcester

VB
Salary Histogram in Worcester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Worcester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Worcester

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 Worcester region with a requirement for VB.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) VB6
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) MVVM
6 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Animation

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) XHTML
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
1 4 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) MVVM
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) VB6
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft