The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 37 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 38.22% 17.54% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 64 18 84
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
England

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 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree