The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 46 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.02% 3.23% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 4.57% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 5
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
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 Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
215 175 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 61.96% 70.56% 66.38%
Number of salaries quoted 202 160 144
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £43,298
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

VB
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

VB Salary Trend in Worcestershire

VB
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

VB
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Worcester -8 7 £42,500 +21.42%
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
3 5 (45.45%) Electronics
3 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
3 5 (45.45%) Automotive
3 5 (45.45%) Validation
3 5 (45.45%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) TickIT
5 3 (27.27%) ISO 9000
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Veeam
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) LAN

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
1 5 (45.45%) Automotive
1 5 (45.45%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Acquisition
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
2 3 (27.27%) ISO 9000
2 3 (27.27%) TickIT
3 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Veeam
2 2 (18.18%) VMware