The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 11 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 12.79% 10.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.58% 17.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Average salary £32,500 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 50.00% 61.40% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 43
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 15 September 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) NUnit
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) WinForms
5 7 (53.85%) WPF
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) Kanban
5 7 (53.85%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (53.85%) Spring.NET
5 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (53.85%) MSTest
5 7 (53.85%) MVVM
5 7 (53.85%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (53.85%) Moq
5 7 (53.85%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (53.85%) Ninject
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) Process Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) e-Work
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) NUnit
1 7 (53.85%) MSTest
1 7 (53.85%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (53.85%) Moq
2 2 (15.38%) Toad
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WPF
2 7 (53.85%) Spring.NET
2 7 (53.85%) Castle Windsor
2 7 (53.85%) Ninject
2 7 (53.85%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (53.85%) WinForms
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Kanban
3 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (53.85%) MVVM
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) Process Management
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Metastorm
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
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