The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bromsgrove region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 11
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromsgrove - - 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
VB
Worcestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bromsgrove region.

Programming Languages Category
Bromsgrove
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromsgrove 80.00% 66.67% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 19
Average salary £19,000 £23,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% -29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bromsgrove

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bromsgrove region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bromsgrove

VB
Salary Trend in Bromsgrove

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Bromsgrove region.

VB Salary Trend in Bromsgrove

VB
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bromsgrove

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bromsgrove 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bromsgrove by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bromsgrove 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree