The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 158 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +12
Permanent jobs citing VB 87 192 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 3.59% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 7.15% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 71 177 107
Median salary £33,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
VB
England

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 Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2626 2685 2416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.68% 50.18% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 2418 2085
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VB
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VB Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VB
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VB
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -20 21 £29,250 -31.17% 3
Coventry +12 19 £28,250 -4.23% 1
Shropshire -19 19 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Warwickshire -17 11 £35,000 - 2
Worcestershire 0 9 £42,500 +30.76%
Herefordshire +4 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Birmingham -68 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton -3 1 £41,000 +17.14%
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VB.

1 127 (74.71%) SQL
2 125 (73.53%) .NET
3 100 (58.82%) C#
4 85 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 62 (36.47%) ASP.NET
6 57 (33.53%) VB.NET
7 47 (27.65%) Oracle
8 46 (27.06%) HTML
8 46 (27.06%) Windows
9 40 (23.53%) Degree
10 37 (21.76%) VB6
10 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
11 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
12 29 (17.06%) Java
13 28 (16.47%) MS Excel
14 26 (15.29%) ITIL
15 25 (14.71%) T-SQL
15 25 (14.71%) CSS
16 24 (14.12%) Web Services
16 24 (14.12%) VBA
16 24 (14.12%) .NET Framework
17 23 (13.53%) MVC
17 23 (13.53%) Finance
17 23 (13.53%) Visual Studio
18 22 (12.94%) Unix
18 22 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 21 (12.35%) PL/SQL
19 21 (12.35%) Mentoring
20 20 (11.76%) MS Office
20 20 (11.76%) C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.53%) IIS
4 5 (2.94%) CMS
5 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.76%) MS Office
3 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) CATIA
4 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.18%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.18%) Google Drive
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.88%) LAN
2 5 (2.94%) Internet
2 5 (2.94%) SSL
3 4 (2.35%) WAN
4 3 (1.76%) DHCP
4 3 (1.76%) DNS
4 3 (1.76%) Intranet
4 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.18%) Extranet
5 2 (1.18%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) VPN
5 2 (1.18%) WebEx
5 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.59%) FTP
6 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.59%) MPLS
6 1 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (4.71%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.12%) MS Access
8 7 (4.12%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.53%) Data Mart
9 6 (3.53%) OLAP
9 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.53%) Power BI
9 6 (3.53%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (3.53%) Star Schema
10 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.35%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (1.76%) Moq
4 3 (1.76%) NUnit
4 3 (1.76%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.76%) Selenium
4 3 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.59%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.59%) QADirector
6 1 (0.59%) TestPartner
General
1 23 (13.53%) Finance
2 9 (5.29%) Legal
3 8 (4.71%) Back Office
4 7 (4.12%) Automotive
5 5 (2.94%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.94%) Electronics
5 5 (2.94%) Marketing
5 5 (2.94%) Retail
6 4 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (51.18%) Developer
2 50 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 41 (24.12%) Analyst
4 34 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 26 (15.29%) VB Developer
6 21 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (11.76%) SQL Developer
8 17 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (8.82%) Graduate
9 15 (8.82%) Software Developer
9 15 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
10 13 (7.65%) Graduate Developer
11 12 (7.06%) Applications Support
11 12 (7.06%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (7.06%) Graduate SQL Developer
12 11 (6.47%) IT Analyst
13 10 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (5.88%) C++ Developer
13 10 (5.88%) Graduate C++ Developer
13 10 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (73.53%) .NET
2 62 (36.47%) ASP.NET
3 46 (27.06%) HTML
4 25 (14.71%) CSS
5 24 (14.12%) .NET Framework
5 24 (14.12%) Web Services
6 18 (10.59%) WinForms
7 17 (10.00%) XML
8 13 (7.65%) jQuery
9 11 (6.47%) Classic ASP
10 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (4.12%) Ajax
11 7 (4.12%) RESTful
11 7 (4.12%) XHTML
12 6 (3.53%) HTML5
12 6 (3.53%) MDX
12 6 (3.53%) SOAP
12 6 (3.53%) WCF
12 6 (3.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.53%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.35%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.35%) W3C
6 3 (1.76%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.18%) iPad
7 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) SCADA
8 1 (0.59%) SCORM
8 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.06%) Windows
2 22 (12.94%) Unix
3 7 (4.12%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.53%) Android
4 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.35%) HPUX
6 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.29%) ITIL
2 23 (13.53%) MVC
3 21 (12.35%) Mentoring
4 18 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.82%) OO
6 14 (8.24%) CRM
7 13 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.65%) ITIL V3
8 12 (7.06%) Scrum
9 11 (6.47%) Release Management
10 10 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.29%) Migration
11 9 (5.29%) SDLC
11 9 (5.29%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.71%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.71%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.71%) Web Development
13 7 (4.12%) Project Management
13 7 (4.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (74.71%) SQL
2 100 (58.82%) C#
3 57 (33.53%) VB.NET
4 37 (21.76%) VB6
5 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
6 29 (17.06%) Java
7 25 (14.71%) T-SQL
8 24 (14.12%) VBA
9 21 (12.35%) PL/SQL
10 20 (11.76%) C
11 19 (11.18%) C++
12 16 (9.41%) PHP
13 14 (8.24%) VBScript
14 12 (7.06%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.35%) Perl
16 3 (1.76%) Python
17 2 (1.18%) COBOL
17 2 (1.18%) Progress 4GL
18 1 (0.59%) Delphi
18 1 (0.59%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 40 (23.53%) Degree
2 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) MCSE
5 2 (1.18%) HND
5 2 (1.18%) MCSD
6 1 (0.59%) CFA
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.53%) SLA
2 5 (2.94%) ISO 9000
2 5 (2.94%) TickIT
3 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) GAMP
4 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.18%) Snort
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) OpenView
2 5 (2.94%) SCOM
3 4 (2.35%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (1.76%) HP NNM
5 2 (1.18%) Nessus
5 2 (1.18%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.18%) Proventia
5 2 (1.18%) QRadar
6 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.59%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (27.65%) Oracle
2 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.65%) Serena
4 7 (4.12%) Sun
5 5 (2.94%) Google
6 4 (2.35%) HP
6 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.76%) Citrix
7 3 (1.76%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.76%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.76%) VMware
8 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco
8 2 (1.18%) F5
8 2 (1.18%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.18%) ScanSafe
8 2 (1.18%) Veeam
9 1 (0.59%) EMC
9 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.59%) Sophos
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum + Private Medical
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi hours, pen, free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + pen/health/25 hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £31,383 to £41,373 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago