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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 74 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 52 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.94% 2.58% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.62% 6.48% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 37
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,700 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
786 725 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.41% 39.79% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 693 641 667
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 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 80 (80.00%) .NET
2 75 (75.00%) C#
3 56 (56.00%) SQL
3 56 (56.00%) VB.NET
4 39 (39.00%) VB6
5 36 (36.00%) XML
6 35 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 35 (35.00%) HTML
7 33 (33.00%) Web Services
7 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
8 31 (31.00%) Crystal Reports
9 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
9 29 (29.00%) Finance
10 27 (27.00%) Software Engineering
10 27 (27.00%) CSS
11 26 (26.00%) .NET Framework
12 24 (24.00%) ASP.NET
13 23 (23.00%) Computer Science
14 21 (21.00%) Visual Studio
14 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
15 20 (20.00%) Project Management
15 20 (20.00%) WCF
16 19 (19.00%) Java
17 17 (17.00%) VBScript
17 17 (17.00%) Windows
17 17 (17.00%) OO
18 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (16.00%) Web Application Development
18 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (15.00%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (11.00%) IIS
2 9 (9.00%) Node.js
3 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (31.00%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (11.00%) MS Access
4 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) AccuRev
General
1 29 (29.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Automotive
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (75.00%) Developer
2 38 (38.00%) Software Developer
3 20 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 18 (18.00%) Junior
4 18 (18.00%) Junior Developer
5 12 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.00%) PHP Developer
6 10 (10.00%) Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Graduate
7 9 (9.00%) Junior PHP Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Project Engineer
12 2 (2.00%) .NET Software Developer
12 2 (2.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (80.00%) .NET
2 36 (36.00%) XML
3 35 (35.00%) HTML
4 33 (33.00%) Web Services
5 27 (27.00%) CSS
6 26 (26.00%) .NET Framework
7 24 (24.00%) ASP.NET
8 20 (20.00%) WCF
9 14 (14.00%) WinForms
10 12 (12.00%) JSF
10 12 (12.00%) jQuery
10 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (11.00%) .NET Compact Framework
11 11 (11.00%) ADO.NET
12 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (9.00%) RESTful
12 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.00%) Clustering
6 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (20.00%) Project Management
3 17 (17.00%) OO
4 16 (16.00%) Web Application Development
5 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.00%) Data Management
6 13 (13.00%) Web Development
6 13 (13.00%) MVC
7 11 (11.00%) OOD
8 9 (9.00%) TDD
8 9 (9.00%) BDD
9 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.00%) OOP
11 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.00%) B2B
12 3 (3.00%) Migration
12 3 (3.00%) Change Control
13 2 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (2.00%) Budget Control
13 2 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (75.00%) C#
2 56 (56.00%) SQL
2 56 (56.00%) VB.NET
3 39 (39.00%) VB6
4 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (19.00%) Java
6 17 (17.00%) VBScript
7 14 (14.00%) VBA
7 14 (14.00%) PHP
7 14 (14.00%) T-SQL
8 9 (9.00%) Ruby
9 6 (6.00%) C++
10 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.00%) C
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) MCP
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) ARCserve
1 4 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) VMware
3 5 (5.00%) Citrix
4 4 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.00%) NetApp
5 1 (1.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Zoho
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JMP Consultants Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago