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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 33 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.20% 8.00% 3.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 15.17% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 9
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,780 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £43,250 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
138 145 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 50.55% 52.73% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 132 128 113
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,265 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 12 (63.16%) HTML
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
8 8 (42.11%) Web Services
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) jQuery
9 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
9 7 (36.84%) WCF
9 7 (36.84%) VB6
9 7 (36.84%) WinForms
9 7 (36.84%) C
9 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
9 7 (36.84%) CSS
10 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
1 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (10.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Graduate C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Graduate
5 3 (15.79%) Junior
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Report Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) WinForms
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) ETL
2 4 (21.05%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
4 7 (36.84%) VB6
4 7 (36.84%) C
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
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