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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 110 75 92
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +17
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 2.58% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 5.98% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,650 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,375 £50,000 £42,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
787 769 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.12% 43.18% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 702 720 632
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 27 (72.97%) C#
3 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
4 22 (59.46%) .NET
5 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) Finance
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
8 12 (32.43%) HTML
8 12 (32.43%) VB.NET
8 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
8 12 (32.43%) CSS
8 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (32.43%) Web Development
9 11 (29.73%) Android
9 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
9 11 (29.73%) Legal
9 11 (29.73%) Web Services
9 11 (29.73%) XML
10 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
10 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
10 10 (27.03%) VB6
11 9 (24.32%) Windows
12 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
12 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
12 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
12 8 (21.62%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (21.62%) Degree
12 8 (21.62%) WCF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (16.22%) WordPress
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Extranet
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.62%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (16.22%) Data Mart
5 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.22%) OLAP
5 6 (16.22%) Power BI
5 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
5 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
5 6 (16.22%) Snowflake Schema
5 6 (16.22%) Star Schema
6 5 (13.51%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (5.41%) QlikView
8 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) JMeter
3 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Legal
3 6 (16.22%) Law
3 6 (16.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) .NET Developer
3 13 (35.14%) SQL Developer
4 12 (32.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (32.43%) C# Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Analyst
5 10 (27.03%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (18.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (16.22%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Developer Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) HTML Developer
7 6 (16.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Report Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Report Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) Web Services
3 11 (29.73%) XML
4 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.62%) WCF
6 7 (18.92%) CSS3
6 7 (18.92%) HTML5
6 7 (18.92%) jQuery
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (16.22%) MDX
7 6 (16.22%) SOAP
7 6 (16.22%) WinForms
7 6 (16.22%) XSL
8 5 (13.51%) .NET Compact Framework
8 5 (13.51%) ADO.NET
9 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Data Structures
3 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Android
1 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Web Development
2 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
3 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
4 7 (18.92%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (18.92%) Web Design
5 6 (16.22%) Android Development
5 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (16.22%) ETL
5 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
5 6 (16.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (16.22%) Refactoring
5 6 (16.22%) SDLC
5 6 (16.22%) SEO
6 5 (13.51%) Case Management
6 5 (13.51%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) OOD
7 3 (8.11%) MVC
7 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 27 (72.97%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) VB.NET
5 10 (27.03%) VB6
6 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
7 6 (16.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) Java
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCSD
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CFA
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.70%) Proventia
2 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Adobe
3 3 (8.11%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) ScanSafe
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CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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