The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wolverhampton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.08% 4.05% 23.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 6.12% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 19
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 49 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 76.04% 66.22% 76.54%
Number of salaries quoted 71 45 60
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

VB
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

VB Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (33.33%) Metastorm

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (33.33%) e-Work
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Metastorm