Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 44 65
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.42% 2.99% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 5.83% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 7
Worcestershire median annual salary £43,750 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% +14.55% -21.43%
10th Percentile £41,875 £25,650 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £33,375 £34,550
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 298 240 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 60.08% 51.28% 70.46%
Number of salaries quoted 273 230 332
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £46,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Redditch +4 7 £47,500 +82.69% 1
Worcester +1 5 £43,750 +38.89%
VB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
1 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) VB6
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (41.67%) Automotive
3 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (8.33%) C

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Automotive
2 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior VB Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Senior VB6 Developer
1 7 (58.33%) VB Developer
1 7 (58.33%) VB6 Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
1 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
1 7 (58.33%) VB6
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C