The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.67% - 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% - 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £27,500
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 Walsall region.

Programming Languages Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 38.33% 34.07% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 21
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £25,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

VB
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Walsall region.

VB Salary Trend in Walsall

VB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft