Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 53 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -23 0
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.16% 1.88% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.05% 5.12% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 36
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -25.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £36,750 £48,750
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 Shropshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 189 215 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 41.36% 36.82% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 141 165 105
Shropshire median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,850 £24,850
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Shropshire

VB
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for VB in Shropshire

VB
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +6 14 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Shrewsbury - 5 £47,500 -
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 19 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) Retail
2 14 (73.68%) VB6
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (73.68%) Android
2 14 (73.68%) HTML5
2 14 (73.68%) Apple iOS
2 14 (73.68%) CSS3
2 14 (73.68%) Change Management
2 14 (73.68%) Electronics
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (73.68%) E-Commerce
2 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (73.68%) MySQL
2 14 (73.68%) C
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) MCPD
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (26.32%) WinForms

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (73.68%) MySQL
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (73.68%) Electronics
1 14 (73.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Developer
3 10 (52.63%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) VB Developer
4 5 (26.32%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) CSS3
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) HTML5
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (26.32%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Android
1 14 (73.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Change Management
1 14 (73.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 14 (73.68%) C
2 14 (73.68%) Ruby
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) VB6
3 5 (26.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
1 5 (26.32%) MCPD
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification