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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 103 96 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 21 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.08% 1.67% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 4.08% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 54
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
860 906 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.08% 40.98% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 773 776 919
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,700 £60,000
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 3 September 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 56 (81.16%) .NET
2 52 (75.36%) C#
3 45 (65.22%) SQL
4 41 (59.42%) VB.NET
5 35 (50.72%) SQL Server
6 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
7 33 (47.83%) VB6
8 32 (46.38%) JavaScript
9 31 (44.93%) .NET Framework
10 30 (43.48%) HTML
10 30 (43.48%) XML
11 29 (42.03%) Web Services
12 28 (40.58%) Windows
12 28 (40.58%) CSS
13 27 (39.13%) Crystal Reports
13 27 (39.13%) WCF
14 26 (37.68%) SDLC
15 25 (36.23%) Finance
15 25 (36.23%) T-SQL
15 25 (36.23%) OO
16 24 (34.78%) WinForms
16 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
16 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
18 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 20 (28.99%) Web Development
20 19 (27.54%) Degree
20 19 (27.54%) OOD
20 19 (27.54%) Client/Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (27.54%) IIS
2 5 (7.25%) Node.js
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) CATIA
3 1 (1.45%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.72%) SQL Server
2 27 (39.13%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.90%) MS Access
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.45%) QlikView
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.45%) MSI
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (81.16%) Developer
2 37 (53.62%) Software Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Junior
3 11 (15.94%) Junior Developer
4 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Junior C# Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Junior PHP Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Graduate
8 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (81.16%) .NET
2 31 (44.93%) .NET Framework
3 30 (43.48%) XML
3 30 (43.48%) HTML
4 29 (42.03%) Web Services
5 28 (40.58%) CSS
6 27 (39.13%) WCF
7 24 (34.78%) WinForms
8 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 19 (27.54%) .NET Compact Framework
9 19 (27.54%) ADO.NET
10 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 10 (14.49%) jQuery
12 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (8.70%) JSF
14 5 (7.25%) RESTful
15 3 (4.35%) WPF
16 2 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
16 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (27.54%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) SDLC
2 25 (36.23%) OO
3 20 (28.99%) Web Development
4 19 (27.54%) OOD
5 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.59%) Project Management
6 8 (11.59%) MVC
7 6 (8.70%) OOP
7 6 (8.70%) TDD
8 5 (7.25%) System Testing
8 5 (7.25%) BDD
8 5 (7.25%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.35%) Migration
10 3 (4.35%) Data Management
10 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) Release Management
10 3 (4.35%) Server Building
11 2 (2.90%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (75.36%) C#
2 45 (65.22%) SQL
3 41 (59.42%) VB.NET
4 33 (47.83%) VB6
5 32 (46.38%) JavaScript
6 25 (36.23%) T-SQL
7 16 (23.19%) Java
8 11 (15.94%) VBScript
9 7 (10.14%) PHP
9 7 (10.14%) VBA
10 5 (7.25%) Ruby
11 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.45%) C
13 1 (1.45%) C++
13 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) MCP
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.35%) ARCserve
2 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) VMware
3 4 (5.80%) Symantec
3 4 (5.80%) Citrix
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) Dell
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) NetApp
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Zoho
5 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago