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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.29% 2.61% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 3.41% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £44,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +18.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
39 88 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 55.71% 76.52% 61.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35 85 42
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 7 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) AWS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) VB6
Wolverhampton
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Wolverhampton
CPS Group
Salary: £30 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago