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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.41% 3.93% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.92% 7.79% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 10
Average salary £30,000 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.05% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,500 £44,650
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
130 154 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 49.24% 50.49% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 122 130 119
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Solihull

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 24 (85.71%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) VB.NET
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) C#
3 16 (57.14%) HTML
4 14 (50.00%) Web Services
4 14 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 11 (39.29%) CSS
7 11 (39.29%) WinForms
7 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
8 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 9 (32.14%) C
9 9 (32.14%) SQL
9 9 (32.14%) VB6
9 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) WCF
9 9 (32.14%) jQuery
10 7 (25.00%) Silverlight
11 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (21.43%) Ajax
12 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
12 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
1 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) MySQL
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 16 (57.14%) VB.NET Developer
4 10 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 10 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Junior
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Silverlight Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) Web Services
4 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (39.29%) WinForms
5 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 9 (32.14%) WCF
7 9 (32.14%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) Silverlight
9 6 (21.43%) Ajax
10 3 (10.71%) CSLA
11 2 (7.14%) XML
12 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Web Development
2 4 (14.29%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) ETL
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) VB.NET
2 16 (57.14%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) VB6
4 9 (32.14%) C
5 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
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