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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.81% 1.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 3.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
98 129 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 39.52% 39.09% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 92 106 86
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (37.50%) VB6
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
5 3 (37.50%) QlikView
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Perfmon
6 2 (25.00%) MVVM
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) QlikView
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Database Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) DBA
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Silverlight Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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