The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 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 Redditch region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 5.17% 11.29% 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.12% 12.07% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 58 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 84.48% 93.55% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 10
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Worcestershire

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

VB
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

VB Salary Trend in Redditch

VB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Delphi
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) OOP
1 10 (100.00%) MUMPS
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) IVR
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
1 10 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Redditch 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 10 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Delphi
1 10 (100.00%) MUMPS