The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 134 117 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.73% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 1.68% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 33
Median salary £42,500 £29,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
VB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
947 831 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.87% 43.42% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 824 758 812
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VB
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VB Salary Trend in Birmingham

VB
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VB.

1 13 (76.47%) C#
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) VB.NET
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
6 8 (47.06%) Law
6 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
8 6 (35.29%) XML
8 6 (35.29%) Legal
8 6 (35.29%) SDLC
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 4 (23.53%) CSS
10 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (17.65%) Advertising
11 3 (17.65%) Finance
12 2 (11.76%) Migration
12 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
12 2 (11.76%) C
12 2 (11.76%) VBA
12 2 (11.76%) Java
12 2 (11.76%) Data Mining

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.88%) MS Access
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) ProC
3 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 8 (47.06%) Law
2 6 (35.29%) Legal
3 3 (17.65%) Advertising
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior .NET Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Senior Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) VB Developer
3 7 (41.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Lead .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Lead C# Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Lead Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Senior VB Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) SSIS Developer
4 6 (35.29%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) WPF
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) SDLC
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Data Entry
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.88%) KYC
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Research
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Statistical Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) VB.NET
4 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) VBA
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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