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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 37 19
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18  
Permanent jobs citing VB 22 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.91% 4.32% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.97% 9.55% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 16
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 116 199 69
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 46.96% 45.23% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 84 151 59
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Shropshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 26 June 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 16 £40,000 +29.03%
Shrewsbury - 6 £47,500 -
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 30 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) SQL
3 24 (80.00%) HTML
3 24 (80.00%) MySQL
3 24 (80.00%) Change Management
3 24 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 24 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (80.00%) CSS
3 24 (80.00%) Ruby
3 24 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 24 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (80.00%) VB6
3 24 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 24 (80.00%) HTML5
3 24 (80.00%) CSS3
4 22 (73.33%) Retail
4 22 (73.33%) Electronics
4 22 (73.33%) C
4 22 (73.33%) Apple iOS
4 22 (73.33%) Android
5 7 (23.33%) Degree
6 6 (20.00%) C#
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) WinForms
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.67%) MCPD

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 24 (80.00%) MySQL
1 24 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 24 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 24 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (73.33%) Electronics
1 22 (73.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (93.33%) .NET Developer
3 23 (76.67%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.33%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (3.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) CSS
2 24 (80.00%) CSS3
2 24 (80.00%) HTML
2 24 (80.00%) HTML5
2 24 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Android
1 22 (73.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) Change Management
1 24 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (6.67%) Coaching
2 2 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 25 (83.33%) SQL
3 24 (80.00%) Ruby
3 24 (80.00%) VB6
4 22 (73.33%) C
5 6 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) MCPD
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Xamarin
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