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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 57 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.59% 1.21% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 2.51% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 18
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £52,500
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 Warwickshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
414 319 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 60.00% 48.33% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 369 289 408
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
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 28 August 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 -7 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Warwick -6 2 £30,000 -7.69%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) C++
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) XSLT
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) GAMP
5 7 (33.33%) ISO 9001
5 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) Image Processing
5 7 (33.33%) OpenCV
5 7 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 6 (28.57%) Life Science
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (19.05%) VBA
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) Ajax
9 3 (14.29%) JSON
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 3 (14.29%) System Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) OLAP
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (9.52%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Automotive
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 7 (33.33%) XSLT
4 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) OpenCV
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (28.57%) Life Science
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Physics
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) RAD
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Release Management
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) System Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (14.29%) Android Development
3 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (19.05%) VBA
5 4 (19.05%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
6 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSD
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCPD
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) GAMP
1 7 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Telerik