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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.52% 0.72% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 2.22% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £47,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +48.43%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
VB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 40.63% 32.61% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 40
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VB
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

VB Salary Trend in the Midlands

VB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Adabas
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Adabas
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) NATURAL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) IBM