The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 133 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.085% 2.94% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 6.62% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 49 39
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
739 786 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.38% 44.38% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 624 693 641
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VB.

1 16 (69.57%) SQL
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
5 8 (34.78%) XML
5 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
5 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
7 6 (26.09%) OLAP
7 6 (26.09%) SOAP
7 6 (26.09%) ETL
7 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (26.09%) XSL
7 6 (26.09%) Legal
7 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
7 6 (26.09%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (26.09%) Star Schema
7 6 (26.09%) OpenView
7 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (26.09%) Data Mart
7 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
7 6 (26.09%) MDX

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (26.09%) Data Mart
3 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (26.09%) OLAP
3 6 (26.09%) Power BI
3 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (26.09%) Snowflake Schema
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (26.09%) Star Schema
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Analyst Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Developer Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Report Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Report Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
5 4 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 6 (26.09%) MDX
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) XSL
4 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) LINQ
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.35%) SignalR
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Structures
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
1 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
2 6 (26.09%) ETL
2 6 (26.09%) Kimball Methodology
2 6 (26.09%) Refactoring
2 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) Case Management
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) VB6
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSD
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) OpenView
2 2 (8.70%) Nessus
2 2 (8.70%) Nexpose
2 2 (8.70%) Proventia
2 2 (8.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) DevExpress
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
3 2 (8.70%) ScanSafe
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