The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 59 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.24% 2.43% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.22% 6.12% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 33
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
817 719 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.91% 39.70% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 723 636 629
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 84 (79.25%) .NET
2 77 (72.64%) C#
3 63 (59.43%) SQL
4 61 (57.55%) VB.NET
5 40 (37.74%) VB6
6 37 (34.91%) XML
7 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
8 34 (32.08%) Crystal Reports
8 34 (32.08%) Web Services
9 33 (31.13%) Microsoft
10 32 (30.19%) HTML
11 31 (29.25%) Software Engineering
12 28 (26.42%) Finance
13 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
14 25 (23.58%) ASP.NET
14 25 (23.58%) CSS
15 24 (22.64%) Visual Studio
15 24 (22.64%) .NET Framework
16 23 (21.70%) Project Management
17 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
17 22 (20.75%) Computer Science
18 19 (17.92%) WCF
18 19 (17.92%) Java
19 16 (15.09%) VBA
19 16 (15.09%) VBScript
19 16 (15.09%) Web Application Development
20 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (14.15%) OO
20 15 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (14.15%) Data Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.49%) IIS
1 9 (8.49%) Node.js
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 34 (32.08%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (12.26%) MS Access
4 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.94%) MySQL
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.94%) DTS
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.94%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 28 (26.42%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Automotive
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Back Office
4 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (75.47%) Developer
2 40 (37.74%) Software Developer
3 20 (18.87%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.98%) Junior Developer
4 18 (16.98%) Junior
5 13 (12.26%) Analyst
6 12 (11.32%) C# Developer
6 12 (11.32%) PHP Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Junior C# Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Graduate
7 9 (8.49%) Junior PHP Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Project Engineer
12 3 (2.83%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.83%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (79.25%) .NET
2 37 (34.91%) XML
3 34 (32.08%) Web Services
4 32 (30.19%) HTML
5 25 (23.58%) ASP.NET
5 25 (23.58%) CSS
6 24 (22.64%) .NET Framework
7 19 (17.92%) WCF
8 12 (11.32%) jQuery
8 12 (11.32%) JSF
9 11 (10.38%) WinForms
10 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (8.49%) .NET Compact Framework
11 9 (8.49%) RESTful
11 9 (8.49%) ADO.NET
12 1 (0.94%) SOAP
12 1 (0.94%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.49%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.83%) Clustering
5 3 (2.83%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Windows
2 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.70%) Project Management
3 16 (15.09%) Web Application Development
4 15 (14.15%) OO
4 15 (14.15%) Data Management
4 15 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.21%) MVC
6 12 (11.32%) Web Development
7 9 (8.49%) BDD
7 9 (8.49%) TDD
7 9 (8.49%) OOD
8 8 (7.55%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.66%) OOP
10 4 (3.77%) B2B
11 3 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.89%) CAD
12 2 (1.89%) CRM
12 2 (1.89%) Data Analysis
12 2 (1.89%) Migration
12 2 (1.89%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 77 (72.64%) C#
2 63 (59.43%) SQL
3 61 (57.55%) VB.NET
4 40 (37.74%) VB6
5 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
6 19 (17.92%) Java
7 16 (15.09%) VBA
7 16 (15.09%) VBScript
8 14 (13.21%) PHP
9 12 (11.32%) T-SQL
10 9 (8.49%) Ruby
11 6 (5.66%) C++
12 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.94%) C
13 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) MCP
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (2.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) ARCserve
1 3 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.83%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) VMware
3 4 (3.77%) Citrix
4 3 (2.83%) Symantec
5 1 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.94%) Zoho
5 1 (0.94%) NetApp
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago