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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 140 88
Rank change year-on-year +33 -52  
Permanent jobs citing VB 26 3 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.33% 0.13% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 0.40% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 39
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £40,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £44,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 1025 751 858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.27% 31.84% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1447 1857
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 22 (44.90%) ITIL
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (34.69%) MS Access
4 17 (34.69%) Service Delivery
4 17 (34.69%) Business Development
4 17 (34.69%) Change Control
4 17 (34.69%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (22.45%) VBScript
6 10 (20.41%) Java
6 10 (20.41%) HP UFT
6 10 (20.41%) Scala
6 10 (20.41%) Selenium
6 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.37%) System Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
7 9 (18.37%) C#
7 9 (18.37%) .NET
8 8 (16.33%) ISEB
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.33%) BDD
8 8 (16.33%) Degree
8 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (16.33%) SDLC
9 7 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement

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:

Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) G Suite
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) 802.11
1 4 (8.16%) DHCP
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
1 4 (8.16%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) MS Access
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) HP UFT
1 10 (20.41%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) MSI
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) PC Support
5 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) 802.1X
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) XML
4 3 (6.12%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) WCF
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
1 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
1 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Business Development
2 17 (34.69%) Change Control
2 17 (34.69%) Customer Requirements
2 17 (34.69%) Service Delivery
3 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
4 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
4 9 (18.37%) System Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
5 8 (16.33%) BDD
5 8 (16.33%) SDLC
5 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) MVC
8 4 (8.16%) Disk Encryption
9 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) VBScript
2 10 (20.41%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) Scala
3 9 (18.37%) C#
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.16%) VBA
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
2 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) CCIE
3 4 (8.16%) CCIE Collaboration
3 4 (8.16%) CCNA
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (8.16%) Master's Degree
3 4 (8.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) MiFID
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) AirWatch
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 4 (8.16%) Dell
3 4 (8.16%) Google
3 4 (8.16%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) AppSense
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £36000 - £39000 per annum + benefits
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