The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 5.71% 4.76% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 16.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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 Dudley region.

Programming Languages Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 45.71% 28.57% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 5
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) VB6