The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 4 6
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich - 25.00% 37.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 42.86% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 18
Average salary - £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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 West Bromwich region.

Programming Languages Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 42.11% 58.33% 68.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 35
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Access Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 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%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft