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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / West Midlands
Rank 159 140 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -59
Permanent jobs citing VB 55 83 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.63% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 3.64% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39 75 154
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £47,500 £46,040
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
2262 2282 2459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.14% 44.72% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 1950 2224
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 27 £38,500 -18.94% 4
Birmingham -19 6 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Worcestershire -12 5 £37,500 +45.63% 3
Warwickshire +17 3 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Coventry +9 3 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Shropshire -22 1 £26,500 -44.21%
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 82 (71.93%) .NET
2 81 (71.05%) SQL
3 75 (65.79%) C#
4 69 (60.53%) SQL Server
5 59 (51.75%) VB.NET
6 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
7 34 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 30 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
11 27 (23.68%) HTML
11 27 (23.68%) Windows
12 26 (22.81%) VB6
13 24 (21.05%) Degree
14 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (20.18%) Finance
15 21 (18.42%) XML
16 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 19 (16.67%) T-SQL
17 17 (14.91%) CSS
18 16 (14.04%) WinForms
19 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
20 13 (11.40%) MVC
20 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
20 13 (11.40%) .NET Framework
20 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
21 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
21 12 (10.53%) PowerShell
21 12 (10.53%) Java

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 (5.26%) FormScape
1 6 (5.26%) IIS
2 3 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.63%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (2.63%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) G Suite
2 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) DHCP
1 9 (7.89%) DNS
1 9 (7.89%) VPN
2 6 (5.26%) 802.11
3 4 (3.51%) Broadband
3 4 (3.51%) SAN
4 3 (2.63%) Firewall
5 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) RS-232
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 34 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.51%) MySQL
9 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.63%) DTS
10 3 (2.63%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.63%) QlikView
10 3 (2.63%) Riak
10 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.51%) Moq
2 4 (3.51%) MSTest
2 4 (3.51%) NUnit
2 4 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (3.51%) Subversion
2 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.75%) ProC
3 2 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Legal
3 7 (6.14%) Law
4 4 (3.51%) Local Government
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (54.39%) Developer
2 40 (35.09%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 18 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.16%) SQL Developer
6 14 (12.28%) VB Developer
6 14 (12.28%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Analyst
7 10 (8.77%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Applications Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Senior VB Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Senior VB.NET Developer
10 6 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (71.93%) .NET
2 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
3 27 (23.68%) HTML
4 21 (18.42%) XML
5 17 (14.91%) CSS
6 16 (14.04%) WinForms
7 13 (11.40%) .NET Framework
8 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (9.65%) HTML5
9 11 (9.65%) jQuery
9 11 (9.65%) WPF
10 7 (6.14%) WCF
11 6 (5.26%) 802.1X
11 6 (5.26%) Ajax
12 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (4.39%) CSS3
12 5 (4.39%) Entity Framework
12 5 (4.39%) SOAP
12 5 (4.39%) XHTML
13 4 (3.51%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
1 7 (6.14%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.39%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.75%) EPoS
4 2 (1.75%) Life Science
4 2 (1.75%) LLPG
4 2 (1.75%) NHS
4 2 (1.75%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.02%) Windows 10
3 8 (7.02%) Windows 8
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 5 (4.39%) Linux
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) Unix
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (11.40%) MVC
4 12 (10.53%) Migration
5 11 (9.65%) Scrum
5 11 (9.65%) TDD
6 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.02%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.02%) SDLC
7 8 (7.02%) Web Development
8 7 (6.14%) ITIL
8 7 (6.14%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.26%) Disk Encryption
9 6 (5.26%) ERP
9 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.39%) OO
10 5 (4.39%) OOP
10 5 (4.39%) Service Design
10 5 (4.39%) SOA
10 5 (4.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 81 (71.05%) SQL
2 75 (65.79%) C#
3 59 (51.75%) VB.NET
4 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
5 26 (22.81%) VB6
6 19 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 12 (10.53%) Java
7 12 (10.53%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.02%) VBA
8 8 (7.02%) VBScript
9 6 (5.26%) C
10 5 (4.39%) C++
10 5 (4.39%) PHP
10 5 (4.39%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.51%) Ruby
12 3 (2.63%) Erlang
13 2 (1.75%) COBOL
13 2 (1.75%) Delphi
13 2 (1.75%) R
13 2 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.14%) CCNA
4 6 (5.26%) MCSE
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CCIE
6 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) SLA
2 10 (8.77%) QA
3 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) GAMP
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) Docker
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) AirWatch
1 6 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.75%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) VMware
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) Dell
4 6 (5.26%) Google
4 6 (5.26%) HP
4 6 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco
6 3 (2.63%) CODA
6 3 (2.63%) IFS
7 2 (1.75%) arcserve
7 2 (1.75%) Lotus
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Remote working from Home
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Droitwich
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum pension, bonus, private health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum bonus, pension, childcare vouchers, shares
Posted: 6 days ago