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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 98 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 37 48 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.82% 2.50% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 6.45% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 53
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,100 £42,500
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
872 744 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.96% 38.81% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 775 665 797
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 June 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 76 (82.61%) .NET
2 68 (73.91%) C#
3 53 (57.61%) SQL
4 52 (56.52%) VB.NET
5 38 (41.30%) HTML
6 37 (40.22%) Microsoft
6 37 (40.22%) VB6
7 36 (39.13%) XML
8 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
8 35 (38.04%) SQL Server
9 33 (35.87%) CSS
10 32 (34.78%) Web Services
11 30 (32.61%) Crystal Reports
12 29 (31.52%) .NET Framework
13 25 (27.17%) Computer Science
13 25 (27.17%) Finance
14 23 (25.00%) WCF
15 22 (23.91%) Java
15 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
15 22 (23.91%) Windows
16 21 (22.83%) SDLC
17 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (21.74%) OO
17 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
18 19 (20.65%) T-SQL
18 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
19 18 (19.57%) VBScript
20 17 (18.48%) Visual Studio
20 17 (18.48%) WinForms
20 17 (18.48%) Degree

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (15.22%) IIS
2 9 (9.78%) Node.js
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.04%) SQL Server
2 30 (32.61%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (9.78%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.52%) MS Access
5 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) OLAP
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) AccuRev
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Automotive
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Back Office
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (79.35%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) Software Developer
3 18 (19.57%) Junior
3 18 (19.57%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.57%) Junior Developer
4 12 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.04%) PHP Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Junior PHP Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Graduate
5 9 (9.78%) Junior C# Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Junior .NET Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (82.61%) .NET
2 38 (41.30%) HTML
3 36 (39.13%) XML
4 33 (35.87%) CSS
5 32 (34.78%) Web Services
6 29 (31.52%) .NET Framework
7 23 (25.00%) WCF
8 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET
9 17 (18.48%) WinForms
10 15 (16.30%) jQuery
10 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (15.22%) .NET Compact Framework
11 14 (15.22%) ADO.NET
12 12 (13.04%) JSF
13 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (9.78%) RESTful
13 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Computer Science
2 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (15.22%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.43%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.17%) Physics
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) UNIX
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
4 1 (1.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) SDLC
2 20 (21.74%) OO
3 19 (20.65%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.39%) Project Management
5 14 (15.22%) OOD
5 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.22%) Web Development
6 13 (14.13%) MVC
6 13 (14.13%) Web Application Development
7 9 (9.78%) TDD
7 9 (9.78%) BDD
8 8 (8.70%) Data Management
9 6 (6.52%) OOP
10 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.35%) B2B
11 4 (4.35%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.35%) Server Building
12 3 (3.26%) Migration
12 3 (3.26%) Change Control
12 3 (3.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (73.91%) C#
2 53 (57.61%) SQL
3 52 (56.52%) VB.NET
4 37 (40.22%) VB6
5 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
6 22 (23.91%) Java
7 19 (20.65%) T-SQL
8 18 (19.57%) VBScript
9 13 (14.13%) PHP
10 12 (13.04%) VBA
11 9 (9.78%) Ruby
12 4 (4.35%) C++
13 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) MCP
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.43%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.35%) ARCserve
2 4 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (40.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) VMware
3 5 (5.43%) Citrix
3 5 (5.43%) Symantec
4 2 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) NetApp
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) Zoho
5 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
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