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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 147 109 84
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 93 127 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 2.24% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 4.66% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 78 117 156
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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
2639 2724 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.88% 48.01% 49.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 2453 2357
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -10 29 £32,500 -21.21%
Shropshire -16 19 £31,000 -22.50% 2
Warwickshire +8 15 £32,000 -1.53%
Coventry +11 14 £28,000 -30.00%
Worcestershire +4 6 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Solihull +7 3 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Herefordshire -3 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Birmingham -52 3 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Dudley - 2 £30,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £31,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 129 (79.14%) .NET
2 127 (77.91%) SQL
3 104 (63.80%) C#
4 75 (46.01%) SQL Server
5 64 (39.26%) VB.NET
6 58 (35.58%) ASP.NET
7 53 (32.52%) HTML
8 47 (28.83%) Oracle
8 47 (28.83%) Windows
9 46 (28.22%) Degree
10 39 (23.93%) Microsoft
10 39 (23.93%) JavaScript
11 35 (21.47%) MS Excel
12 32 (19.63%) VBA
13 28 (17.18%) VB6
14 26 (15.95%) Java
15 24 (14.72%) CSS
16 23 (14.11%) SDLC
17 22 (13.50%) ITIL
18 21 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (12.88%) Mentoring
19 20 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (12.27%) T-SQL
19 20 (12.27%) Unix
20 19 (11.66%) PL/SQL
20 19 (11.66%) Finance
21 18 (11.04%) SQL Server 2008
22 17 (10.43%) .NET Framework
22 17 (10.43%) Web Services
22 17 (10.43%) MS Office

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 12 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.75%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.68%) IIS
4 5 (3.07%) CMS
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.61%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (21.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) CATIA
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.23%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Google Drive
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) LAN
2 5 (3.07%) SSL
3 4 (2.45%) WAN
4 3 (1.84%) Internet
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.23%) DHCP
5 2 (1.23%) DNS
5 2 (1.23%) Firewall
5 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.23%) VPN
5 2 (1.23%) WebEx
5 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (46.01%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (11.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (9.82%) MS Access
5 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.29%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.68%) OLAP
9 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (3.07%) Data Mart
10 5 (3.07%) Power BI
10 5 (3.07%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (3.07%) Star Schema
11 4 (2.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (9.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.29%) QADirector
2 7 (4.29%) TestPartner
3 4 (2.45%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (1.84%) Moq
4 3 (1.84%) NUnit
4 3 (1.84%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.84%) Selenium
5 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (11.66%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Retail
3 8 (4.91%) Automotive
4 6 (3.68%) Back Office
5 5 (3.07%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.07%) Electronics
6 4 (2.45%) Legal
7 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Law
8 2 (1.23%) Local Government
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (50.92%) Developer
2 45 (27.61%) .NET Developer
3 42 (25.77%) Analyst
4 39 (23.93%) C# Developer
5 28 (17.18%) VB Developer
6 20 (12.27%) Software Developer
6 20 (12.27%) SQL Developer
7 19 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (10.43%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (8.59%) IT Analyst
10 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Java Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Java Software Developer
11 11 (6.75%) VB.NET Developer
12 10 (6.13%) Graduate
12 10 (6.13%) Report Analyst
13 9 (5.52%) Graduate Developer
14 8 (4.91%) Applications Support
14 8 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (4.91%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (79.14%) .NET
2 58 (35.58%) ASP.NET
3 53 (32.52%) HTML
4 24 (14.72%) CSS
5 17 (10.43%) .NET Framework
5 17 (10.43%) Web Services
6 16 (9.82%) XML
7 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (8.59%) jQuery
9 13 (7.98%) Ajax
9 13 (7.98%) WinForms
10 7 (4.29%) XHTML
11 5 (3.07%) MDX
11 5 (3.07%) SOAP
11 5 (3.07%) XSL
12 4 (2.45%) CGI
12 4 (2.45%) Classic ASP
12 4 (2.45%) HTML5
12 4 (2.45%) WCF
13 3 (1.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.07%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.45%) W3C
5 3 (1.84%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.23%) iPad
6 2 (1.23%) Life Science
6 2 (1.23%) LLPG
6 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) SCADA
7 1 (0.61%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.83%) Windows
2 20 (12.27%) Unix
3 16 (9.82%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.45%) Android
4 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.84%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.23%) Linux
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.11%) SDLC
2 22 (13.50%) ITIL
3 21 (12.88%) Mentoring
4 17 (10.43%) MVC
5 14 (8.59%) Scrum
6 13 (7.98%) ITIL V3
7 12 (7.36%) CRM
7 12 (7.36%) OOP
7 12 (7.36%) Project Management
7 12 (7.36%) Release Management
7 12 (7.36%) Test Scripting
8 11 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.13%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.91%) Migration
11 7 (4.29%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.29%) Performance Testing
11 7 (4.29%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (4.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.29%) Software Testing
11 7 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (77.91%) SQL
2 104 (63.80%) C#
3 64 (39.26%) VB.NET
4 39 (23.93%) JavaScript
5 32 (19.63%) VBA
6 28 (17.18%) VB6
7 26 (15.95%) Java
8 20 (12.27%) T-SQL
9 19 (11.66%) PL/SQL
10 13 (7.98%) C
10 13 (7.98%) PowerShell
11 10 (6.13%) C++
12 9 (5.52%) PHP
13 8 (4.91%) VBScript
14 2 (1.23%) COBOL
14 2 (1.23%) Progress 4GL
14 2 (1.23%) Python
15 1 (0.61%) Delphi
15 1 (0.61%) Pascal
15 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (28.22%) Degree
2 7 (4.29%) ISEB
2 7 (4.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) HND
5 1 (0.61%) CFA
5 1 (0.61%) MCP
5 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) ISO 9001
1 7 (4.29%) QA
2 6 (3.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.23%) GAMP
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) Snort
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) OpenView
2 2 (1.23%) Nessus
2 2 (1.23%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.23%) Proventia
2 2 (1.23%) QRadar
3 1 (0.61%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 47 (28.83%) Oracle
2 39 (23.93%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.98%) Serena
4 3 (1.84%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.84%) Sun
5 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco
5 2 (1.23%) Citrix
5 2 (1.23%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.23%) F5
5 2 (1.23%) Google
5 2 (1.23%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.23%) ScanSafe
5 2 (1.23%) Tableau
5 2 (1.23%) Veeam
5 2 (1.23%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.61%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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