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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.83% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
30 96 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.00% 37.80% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 70 36
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) VB Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft