Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 202 149
Rank change year-on-year +36 -53 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 34 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.88% 0.38% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 0.97% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 38
Birmingham median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £39,125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1876 1853 1722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.80% 39.55% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1547 1552
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,925
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
3 14 (41.18%) SCCM
3 14 (41.18%) ITIL
4 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 12 (35.29%) C#
5 12 (35.29%) HTML
5 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
6 11 (32.35%) CSS
6 11 (32.35%) VMware
6 11 (32.35%) jQuery
7 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (29.41%) Web Development
7 10 (29.41%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) IIS
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
8 9 (26.47%) CMS
8 9 (26.47%) JSON
9 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 8 (23.53%) VPN
10 7 (20.59%) SLA
10 7 (20.59%) Dell
10 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
11 6 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (17.65%) Android

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 9 (26.47%) CMS
1 9 (26.47%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) OpenEdge
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) G Suite
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) VPN
2 5 (14.71%) 802.11
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) Skype
3 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MS Access
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.88%) MSI
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
1 6 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Web Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) PC Support
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) OpenEdge Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) HTML
3 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
3 11 (32.35%) CSS
3 11 (32.35%) jQuery
4 10 (29.41%) XML
5 9 (26.47%) JSON
6 5 (14.71%) 802.1X
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
2 2 (5.88%) iPhone
2 2 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Android
3 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
5 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Web Development
3 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
4 6 (17.65%) Business Development
4 6 (17.65%) Change Control
4 6 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Disk Encryption
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.76%) SEO
6 4 (11.76%) User Stories
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
7 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery Management
7 3 (8.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
2 12 (35.29%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) VBScript
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) CCNA
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (14.71%) Master's Degree
1 5 (14.71%) MCSE
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
3 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.88%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Dell
4 6 (17.65%) HP
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) Google
6 3 (8.82%) Acronis
6 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) AppSense
7 2 (5.88%) MobileIron
7 2 (5.88%) Wyse
8 1 (2.94%) Informatica
8 1 (2.94%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds