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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.47% 10.47% 12.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.61% 19.15% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
66 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 51.56% 54.65% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 36
Average salary £31,750 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) VB6
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) IIS
2 9 (81.82%) COM+
2 9 (81.82%) DCOM
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) MTS
2 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Advertising
3 7 (63.64%) Asset Management
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) .NET

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) IIS
1 9 (81.82%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) COM+
1 9 (81.82%) DCOM
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) VB6
2 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory