The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 123 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 -51  
Permanent jobs citing VB 23 14 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.25% 0.59% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 1.56% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 51
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £61,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 808 895 775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.82% 37.73% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 687 777 695
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Birmingham

VB
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for VB in Birmingham

VB
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) MS Access
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) HP UFT
5 6 (21.43%) VBScript
5 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Change Control
5 6 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (21.43%) Business Development
5 6 (21.43%) Selenium
5 6 (21.43%) Scala
6 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
6 5 (17.86%) System Testing
6 5 (17.86%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) CCIE
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (3.57%) SAS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MS Access
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) HP UFT
1 6 (21.43%) Selenium
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) VB Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Business Development
1 6 (21.43%) Change Control
1 6 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
2 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
2 5 (17.86%) SDLC
2 5 (17.86%) System Testing
2 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Scala
3 6 (21.43%) VBScript
4 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCIE
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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