The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 71 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.77% 0.84% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 1.74% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 33
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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 Warwickshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
470 344 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 59.27% 47.91% 50.41%
Number of salaries quoted 426 319 383
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

VB
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

VB Salary Trend in Warwickshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

VB
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa -5 10 £32,500 -13.33%
Warwick - 3 £30,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £36,000 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 31 (93.94%) C#
2 30 (90.91%) .NET
3 24 (72.73%) SQL
4 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
5 16 (48.48%) CSS
6 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 15 (45.45%) HTML
7 14 (42.42%) jQuery
8 13 (39.39%) VB.NET
8 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (30.30%) Subversion
9 10 (30.30%) Ajax
9 10 (30.30%) MySQL
9 10 (30.30%) C++
10 9 (27.27%) Web Services
10 9 (27.27%) N-Tier
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (27.27%) Telerik
10 9 (27.27%) JSON
10 9 (27.27%) Scrum
10 9 (27.27%) Middleware
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 9 (27.27%) Android
10 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 9 (27.27%) Software Architecture
10 9 (27.27%) HTML5
10 9 (27.27%) Apple iOS
10 9 (27.27%) CSS3
10 9 (27.27%) Android Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MySQL
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) OLAP
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) QlikView
5 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Subversion
2 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) CSS
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 14 (42.42%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) Ajax
6 9 (27.27%) JSON
6 9 (27.27%) HTML5
6 9 (27.27%) CSS3
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
6 9 (27.27%) Middleware
7 7 (21.21%) XSLT
7 7 (21.21%) OpenCV
8 3 (9.09%) XML
9 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
3 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
4 6 (18.18%) Life Science
5 4 (12.12%) Learning Management System
5 4 (12.12%) E-Learning
5 4 (12.12%) SCORM
6 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.03%) User Experience
7 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Android
1 9 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Scrum
2 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 9 (27.27%) Software Architecture
2 9 (27.27%) Android Development
2 9 (27.27%) iOS Development
3 8 (24.24%) Mobile Application Development
3 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.21%) Image Processing
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) RAD
6 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Transformation
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (39.39%) VB.NET
5 10 (30.30%) C++
6 6 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) VBA
8 3 (9.09%) Python
9 2 (6.06%) VB6
9 2 (6.06%) VBScript
10 1 (3.03%) C
10 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSD
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCPD
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) GAMP
1 7 (21.21%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 9 (27.27%) Telerik
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle