The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Redditch 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Worcestershire / Redditch
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redditch 2.08% 1.96% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 2.63% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £24,000 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
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 Redditch with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Redditch
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 33 38 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redditch 68.75% 74.51% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 58
Median salary £33,000 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.19% -12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Redditch

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redditch 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 Redditch

VB
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Salary trend for VB in Redditch

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

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Redditch 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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle