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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / West Midlands
Rank 138 163 78
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -85
Permanent jobs citing VB 68 73 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.26% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 2.89% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 44 62 155
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,480
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
2170 2530 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.82% 43.61% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 2178 2184
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +9 32 £36,500 -8.75% 5
Birmingham +5 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Worcestershire -8 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Warwickshire +34 4 £37,750 +0.66% 3
Shropshire -9 3 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Coventry +5 2 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Solihull -5 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 86 (68.25%) C#
1 86 (68.25%) .NET
2 83 (65.87%) SQL
3 75 (59.52%) SQL Server
4 49 (38.89%) VB.NET
5 46 (36.51%) ASP.NET
6 34 (26.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (26.19%) Microsoft
8 31 (24.60%) HTML
8 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
8 31 (24.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (21.43%) VB6
10 25 (19.84%) Windows
11 23 (18.25%) Finance
11 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (15.87%) T-SQL
12 20 (15.87%) CSS
12 20 (15.87%) XML
13 19 (15.08%) WinForms
13 19 (15.08%) Degree
14 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
14 18 (14.29%) MVC
14 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
17 15 (11.90%) .NET Framework
18 14 (11.11%) Migration
18 14 (11.11%) TDD
18 14 (11.11%) Java
18 14 (11.11%) HTML5

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 6 (4.76%) FormScape
1 6 (4.76%) IIS
2 5 (3.97%) CMS
3 4 (3.17%) SAS
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.38%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (2.38%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) G Suite
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) DHCP
1 9 (7.14%) DNS
1 9 (7.14%) VPN
2 6 (4.76%) 802.11
3 4 (3.17%) Broadband
4 3 (2.38%) Firewall
4 3 (2.38%) SAN
5 2 (1.59%) HTTP
5 2 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) RS-232
6 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 34 (26.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (24.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
5 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.17%) Neo4j
9 4 (3.17%) Riak
9 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.38%) DTS
10 3 (2.38%) MySQL
10 3 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.59%) MS Access
11 2 (1.59%) QlikView
12 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.17%) HP UFT
2 4 (3.17%) Moq
2 4 (3.17%) MSTest
2 4 (3.17%) NUnit
2 4 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (3.17%) Selenium
2 4 (3.17%) Subversion
2 4 (3.17%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Legal
3 7 (5.56%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Law
5 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.38%) Marketing
7 2 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.59%) Electronics
7 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.79%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (52.38%) Developer
2 38 (30.16%) .NET Developer
3 21 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 17 (13.49%) C# Developer
5 14 (11.11%) Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (10.32%) VB Developer
7 11 (8.73%) VB.NET Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Applications Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Architect
9 8 (6.35%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Software Architect
11 6 (4.76%) .NET Architect
11 6 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.76%) Lead C# Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.76%) PC Support
11 6 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (68.25%) .NET
2 46 (36.51%) ASP.NET
3 31 (24.60%) HTML
4 20 (15.87%) CSS
4 20 (15.87%) XML
5 19 (15.08%) WinForms
6 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (11.90%) .NET Framework
8 14 (11.11%) HTML5
9 13 (10.32%) jQuery
9 13 (10.32%) WPF
10 12 (9.52%) Ajax
11 10 (7.94%) XHTML
12 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (7.14%) WCF
13 8 (6.35%) SOAP
14 7 (5.56%) Web Services
15 6 (4.76%) 802.1X
16 5 (3.97%) CSS3
16 5 (3.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.38%) Animation
5 3 (2.38%) Life Science
5 3 (2.38%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.79%) EPoS
7 1 (0.79%) Fintech
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.84%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.35%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.35%) Windows 8
4 7 (5.56%) Linux
5 6 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 5 (3.97%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.59%) Android
8 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (14.29%) MVC
3 14 (11.11%) Migration
3 14 (11.11%) TDD
4 12 (9.52%) SDLC
5 11 (8.73%) Web Development
6 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
6 10 (7.94%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.35%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (6.35%) ITIL
8 8 (6.35%) OO
8 8 (6.35%) Scrum
9 7 (5.56%) OOP
9 7 (5.56%) Service Design
9 7 (5.56%) SOA
9 7 (5.56%) Software Architecture
9 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 86 (68.25%) C#
2 83 (65.87%) SQL
3 49 (38.89%) VB.NET
4 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
5 27 (21.43%) VB6
6 20 (15.87%) T-SQL
7 14 (11.11%) Java
8 10 (7.94%) VBScript
9 8 (6.35%) C
9 8 (6.35%) VBA
10 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.56%) TypeScript
11 6 (4.76%) C++
12 5 (3.97%) PHP
13 4 (3.17%) Erlang
13 4 (3.17%) Scala
14 2 (1.59%) COBOL
14 2 (1.59%) Delphi
14 2 (1.59%) R
14 2 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 11 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.56%) CCNA
4 6 (4.76%) MCSE
4 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.17%) CCIE
6 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) QA
1 11 (8.73%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.79%) GAMP
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) AirWatch
1 6 (4.76%) SCCM
2 5 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (3.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.79%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) VMware
3 6 (4.76%) Cisco
3 6 (4.76%) Dell
3 6 (4.76%) Google
3 6 (4.76%) HP
3 6 (4.76%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.97%) SAP
5 3 (2.38%) CODA
5 3 (2.38%) IFS
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle
7 1 (0.79%) arcserve
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) Lotus
7 1 (0.79%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.79%) Tableau
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago