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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 51 48 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Permanent jobs citing VB 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.86% 1.75% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.22% 3.24% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +0.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £32,450
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 237 185 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 67.71% 53.94% 65.49%
Number of salaries quoted 235 175 138
Median salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

VB
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for VB in Worcestershire

VB
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

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

Salary histogram for VB in Worcestershire

VB
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Worcester -5 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Redditch - 1 £22,500 -
VB
West Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

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

1 13 (86.67%) C#
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) VB6
5 5 (33.33%) Ajax
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) XHTML
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) Time Management
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) MVVM
7 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Development Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Software Development Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Software Manager
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Delphi Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Ajax
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) XHTML
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.67%) WinForms
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Animation
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
1 4 (26.67%) SDLC
1 4 (26.67%) Time Management
2 3 (20.00%) MVVM
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) VB6
4 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) COBOL
6 2 (13.33%) Delphi
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Micro Focus
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft