The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.05% 4.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 9.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
117 114 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 40.77% 45.97% 56.77%
Number of salaries quoted 89 100 65
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) ADO
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) ODBC
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ADO
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) ODBC
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
1 1 (33.33%) AppSense