The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Bromwich region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 12.77% 7.32% 35.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 21.43% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
Average salary £28,500 £26,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.61% -31.12%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 51.06% 34.15% 67.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 21
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

VB
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

VB Salary Trend in West Bromwich

VB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 9 (100.00%) MS Access
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Maximo
2 8 (88.89%) Data Analysis
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (55.56%) CMDB
4 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (55.56%) Middleware
4 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (55.56%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) RAD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Maximo
2 5 (55.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MS Access
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Support Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Applications Support
1 8 (88.89%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 8 (88.89%) Data Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft