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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 5.71% 14.29% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 39.13% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £36,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 25.71% 36.51% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 22
Average salary £31,000 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.77% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Data Security
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) DTS
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared

VB
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DTS
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Junior DBA
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) VC++
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft