The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing VB 40 65 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.03% 3.20% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.14% 6.67% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,900 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
778 975 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.39% 48.01% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 689 885 719
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
West Midlands

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 29 July 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 61 (72.62%) .NET
2 57 (67.86%) C#
3 55 (65.48%) SQL
4 45 (53.57%) VB.NET
4 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
5 39 (46.43%) ASP.NET
6 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 34 (40.48%) MS Excel
8 27 (32.14%) Windows
9 20 (23.81%) Finance
10 19 (22.62%) .NET Framework
11 18 (21.43%) VB6
12 17 (20.24%) VBA
12 17 (20.24%) HTML
13 16 (19.05%) MS Access
14 15 (17.86%) Web Development
14 15 (17.86%) Web Application Development
15 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
15 14 (16.67%) MVC
16 13 (15.48%) CSS
16 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
16 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (14.29%) Data Management
17 12 (14.29%) WCF
17 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
17 12 (14.29%) Legal
18 11 (13.10%) Crystal Reports
18 11 (13.10%) Oracle
18 11 (13.10%) XML

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (15.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) IIS
3 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.38%) FileNet
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.05%) MS Access
3 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (13.10%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.38%) DTS
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) NUnit
2 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (4.76%) Subversion
3 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.57%) MSI
5 1 (1.19%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.19%) MSTest
5 1 (1.19%) Moq
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Legal
3 4 (4.76%) Games
4 3 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (2.38%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (66.67%) Developer
2 36 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 20 (23.81%) Software Developer
4 11 (13.10%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) VB Developer
6 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Graduate
9 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Systems Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Test Coordinator
11 3 (3.57%) Coordinator
11 3 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (72.62%) .NET
2 39 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 19 (22.62%) .NET Framework
4 17 (20.24%) HTML
5 13 (15.48%) CSS
6 12 (14.29%) WCF
7 11 (13.10%) XML
8 10 (11.90%) Web Services
9 7 (8.33%) WinForms
9 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (7.14%) .NET Compact Framework
10 6 (7.14%) ADO.NET
11 5 (5.95%) NHibernate
11 5 (5.95%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (5.95%) Castle Windsor
12 4 (4.76%) WPF
12 4 (4.76%) LINQ
12 4 (4.76%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (13.10%) Windows 8
3 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.95%) UNIX
5 4 (4.76%) Android
5 4 (4.76%) Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Web Development
1 15 (17.86%) Web Application Development
2 14 (16.67%) MVC
3 12 (14.29%) Data Management
4 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 8 (9.52%) OO
6 6 (7.14%) OOD
6 6 (7.14%) TDD
7 5 (5.95%) Change Management
7 5 (5.95%) Scrum
8 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.76%) Migration
8 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.76%) Change Control
8 4 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.57%) Cash Management
9 3 (3.57%) Manual Testing
9 3 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.86%) C#
2 55 (65.48%) SQL
3 45 (53.57%) VB.NET
4 18 (21.43%) VB6
5 17 (20.24%) VBA
6 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.52%) VBScript
9 5 (5.95%) C++
10 4 (4.76%) Java
10 4 (4.76%) C
11 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.57%) PHP
12 2 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.38%) XAML
13 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.19%) Python
13 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) ISEB
4 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.57%) MCP
5 3 (3.57%) MCSD
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CEH
6 1 (1.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.19%) Nmap
3 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) ARCserve
1 3 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) Citrix
3 5 (5.95%) VMware
4 4 (4.76%) IBM
4 4 (4.76%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.57%) AppSense
5 3 (3.57%) Symantec
6 2 (2.38%) Kofax
6 2 (2.38%) Open Text
6 2 (2.38%) i2
6 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.38%) Unisys
7 1 (1.19%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago