The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.59% 2.19% 7.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 4.23% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 16
Median salary £64,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
56 142 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 32.94% 51.82% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 131 113
Median salary £29,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,600 £45,000 £46,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Development Team Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft