The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 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 Dudley region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 8 13
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley - 9.38% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 23.08% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 48.39% 40.63% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 10
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
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 Dudley

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

VB
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

VB Salary Trend in Dudley

VB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dudley 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sun