VB Jobs in the West Midlands

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 212 264 265
Rank change year-on-year +52 +1 -58
Permanent jobs citing VB 32 20 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 0.77% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 17
10th Percentile £33,704 £36,600 -
25th Percentile £37,875 £41,250 £19,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,750 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +34.62% -18.75%
75th Percentile £63,125 £50,000 £38,375
90th Percentile £86,485 - £54,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.82% +15.79% +7.95%

All Programming Languages
West Midlands

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,870 2,608 3,082
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.86% 37.44% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,639 1,315 2,223
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,200 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £76,900 £78,750 £82,876
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the West Midlands

VB
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VB in the West Midlands

VB
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for VB in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +4 9 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Worcestershire -16 6 £40,000 - 5
Staffordshire -5 5 £34,385 -19.10% 10
Warwickshire +46 4 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Shropshire - 4 £43,250 - 1
Solihull - 2 £45,000 -
VB
England

VB
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Liferay
2 2 (6.25%) Magnolia
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (6.25%) npm
3 2 (6.25%) PaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.25%) DB2
5 2 (6.25%) DTS
5 2 (6.25%) MS Access
5 2 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
2 5 (15.63%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) Bower
5 2 (6.25%) gulp
5 2 (6.25%) Moq
6 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.13%) Sourcetree
General
1 9 (28.13%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Social Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Police
4 3 (9.38%) Automotive
5 2 (6.25%) Law
5 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Head of Test
6 3 (9.38%) Lead
7 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) JSON
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Core
4 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.88%) REST
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) Node.js
5 6 (18.75%) React
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Core
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
6 5 (15.63%) RESTful
6 5 (15.63%) RxJS
6 5 (15.63%) Sass
6 5 (15.63%) SOAP
6 5 (15.63%) XML Schema
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Legacy Applications
2 4 (12.50%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Operational Technology
4 1 (3.13%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (3.13%) Robotics
4 1 (3.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) DevOps
2 11 (34.38%) MVC
3 10 (31.25%) Agile
4 5 (15.63%) Customer Service
4 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Containerisation
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.50%) DevSecOps
5 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.50%) GitOps
5 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Project Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) VB6
5 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
6 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
6 7 (21.88%) TypeScript
7 6 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (9.38%) Java
9 2 (6.25%) C
9 2 (6.25%) Go
9 2 (6.25%) Kotlin
9 2 (6.25%) PHP
9 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.25%) VBA
9 2 (6.25%) XAML
10 1 (3.13%) C++
10 1 (3.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) DevExpress
2 2 (6.25%) Epicor
2 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft
2 2 (6.25%) OpenText
2 2 (6.25%) Pega
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) SYSPRO