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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 105 111 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 21 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.80% 0.97% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 2.48% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 47
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%

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
729 847 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.68% 39.25% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 635 742 723
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

VB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
4 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (21.74%) Law
5 5 (21.74%) Legal
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) CCIE
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
6 4 (17.39%) VBScript
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (17.39%) Scala
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium

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 1 (4.35%) SAS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Law
2 5 (21.74%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
2 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 6 (26.09%) VB Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Lead .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Lead C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Lead Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior VB Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (21.74%) SSRS Developer
4 5 (21.74%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) SDLC
2 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
2 3 (13.04%) System Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) BDD
3 2 (8.70%) Business Development
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Test Management
3 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 4 (17.39%) VBScript
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) VBA
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCIE
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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