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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 43 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.22% - 3.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% - 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
136 127 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 41.46% 46.69% 60.47%
Number of salaries quoted 114 83 119
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 26 January 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Solihull

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (68.18%) VB.NET
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) VB6
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (22.73%) QA
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) VBScript
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) AppSense
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Retail
8 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Development Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Software Development Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Software Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Report Writer
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Scrum
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (13.64%) Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) VB.NET
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) VB6
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) VBScript
5 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) XenApp
1 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Citrix
1 4 (18.18%) AppSense
1 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
2 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago