The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 2.38% 1.22% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 3.23% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £41,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 31 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 50.00% 37.80% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 34
Median salary £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.80% +4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

VB
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Salary trend for VB in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6