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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.81% 1.88% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.83% 3.14% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Worcestershire median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.42%  
10th Percentile £19,250 £29,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £45,625 £43,750 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  

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 166 191 219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 61.48% 59.69% 72.76%
Number of salaries quoted 518 477 516
Worcestershire median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% -7.14%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,750 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

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 29 June 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 29 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
Worcester +18 12 £38,500 -9.41%
Redditch -1 1 £24,000 -7.69%
VB
West Midlands

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

1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 9 (39.13%) Automotive
4 9 (39.13%) Manufacturing
4 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
4 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
5 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) XHTML
7 5 (21.74%) Ajax
7 5 (21.74%) WCF
8 4 (17.39%) VB6
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (17.39%) SDLC
8 4 (17.39%) Time Management
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
9 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (13.04%) MVVM
9 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
9 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server

VB
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Automotive
1 9 (39.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Development Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Software Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Software Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Software Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) WCF
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) XHTML
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) WPF
7 1 (4.35%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Animation
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) SDLC
2 4 (17.39%) Time Management
3 3 (13.04%) MVVM
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
4 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) VB6
7 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle