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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Worcestershire / Worcester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 11.88% 2.42% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 4.35% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 60 92 96
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 59.41% 55.76% 66.21%
Number of salaries quoted 58 82 87
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Worcester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (57.14%) C#
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) Automotive
3 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (23.81%) XHTML
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
5 5 (23.81%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) VB6
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
7 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (14.29%) MVVM
7 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS

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 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Automotive
1 9 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Development Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Software Manager
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Software Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) Ajax
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) WCF
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) XHTML
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (14.29%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Animation
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 4 (19.05%) SDLC
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) MVVM
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) VB6
6 3 (14.29%) T-SQL