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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 9 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 6.25% 6.67% 36.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 25.00% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £35,500 - £35,000
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 West Bromwich region.

Programming Languages Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 37.50% 26.67% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 21
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,650 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) VC++
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VC++
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
West Bromwich
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago