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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 32 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 18 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 6.64% 2.15% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.53% 5.07% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
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
133 138 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 49.08% 42.46% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 118 109 90
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 30 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Solihull

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) .NET
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 18 (60.00%) VB6
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 15 (50.00%) HTML
6 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
7 12 (40.00%) Web Services
7 12 (40.00%) XML
7 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (30.00%) Subversion
10 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (30.00%) IIS
11 8 (26.67%) VBScript
11 8 (26.67%) Citrix
11 8 (26.67%) Fujitsu
11 8 (26.67%) Retail
11 8 (26.67%) AppSense
11 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
11 8 (26.67%) XenApp
11 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
11 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
11 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
11 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Retail
2 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 15 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Consultant
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) VB Developer
6 4 (13.33%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Report Writer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (40.00%) Web Services
4 12 (40.00%) XML
4 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (6.67%) ADO
7 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) ODBC
7 1 (3.33%) WinForms
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
7 1 (3.33%) JSON
7 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
1 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.67%) Change Management
1 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (6.67%) Analytics
1 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) ERP
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 18 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 18 (60.00%) VB6
3 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (26.67%) VBScript
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) XenApp
2 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix
2 8 (26.67%) AppSense
2 8 (26.67%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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