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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19  
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.35% 1.40% 9.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 3.26% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 19
Median salary £40,000 £28,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.35% -28.75%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 108 92 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 58.70% 42.99% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 89 57
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -3 8 £40,000 +40.35%
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) VB6
3 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (80.00%) Ruby
3 8 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (80.00%) CSS3
3 8 (80.00%) HTML5
3 8 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) MySQL
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (80.00%) Change Management
4 7 (70.00%) Electronics
4 7 (70.00%) Retail
4 7 (70.00%) C
4 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (70.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Document Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Electronics
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Android
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Change Management
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) OCR
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) VB6
3 8 (80.00%) Ruby
3 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (70.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft