The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.08% 2.81% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 6.72% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 7
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,700 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
120 119 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 45.63% 41.75% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 110 95 105
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VB
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

VB Salary Trend in Solihull

VB
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Solihull

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) VB.NET
3 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 14 (60.87%) C#
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (52.17%) HTML
7 11 (47.83%) CSS
7 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
7 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
7 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
8 10 (43.48%) WinForms
9 9 (39.13%) Windows
9 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (39.13%) VB6
10 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (34.78%) jQuery
10 8 (34.78%) WCF
10 8 (34.78%) C
11 7 (30.43%) Silverlight
11 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (21.74%) Ajax
12 5 (21.74%) SQL
13 4 (17.39%) Scrum
13 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (17.39%) Client/Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) .NET Developer
3 16 (69.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Junior
6 4 (17.39%) Graduate
6 4 (17.39%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Junior Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Junior C# Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Graduate C# Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) WinForms
6 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) WCF
7 7 (30.43%) Silverlight
8 5 (21.74%) Ajax
9 3 (13.04%) CSLA
10 2 (8.70%) XML
11 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) VB.NET
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) VB6
4 8 (34.78%) C
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands
Xpertise
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago