The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 155 163 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -59
Permanent jobs citing VB 93 126 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.66% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 3.17% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 80 113 184
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £25,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
VB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3421 3973 4207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 52.16% 52.37% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 3447 3617
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VB
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the East of England region.

VB Salary Trend in the East of England

VB
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in the East of England

VB
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +29 32 £47,500 +28.37% 2
Essex -6 25 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Bedfordshire +12 15 £41,250 -8.33%
Cambridgeshire +8 12 £45,000 +26.76% 2
Suffolk -16 7 £46,300 +23.46% 1
Norfolk -4 3 £44,000 +76.00% 2
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VB.

1 112 (69.14%) SQL
2 72 (44.44%) .NET
3 71 (43.83%) SQL Server
4 69 (42.59%) C#
5 65 (40.12%) Finance
6 51 (31.48%) T-SQL
7 48 (29.63%) Windows
8 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
9 38 (23.46%) JavaScript
9 38 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET
12 30 (18.52%) VB.NET
12 30 (18.52%) Active Directory
13 29 (17.90%) VBScript
13 29 (17.90%) HTML
14 27 (16.67%) Web Services
15 26 (16.05%) PowerShell
16 25 (15.43%) VBA
17 24 (14.81%) SOAP
17 24 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (13.58%) jQuery
19 21 (12.96%) MS Office
20 20 (12.35%) JIRA
20 20 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
21 19 (11.73%) REST
21 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (11.73%) Java
21 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering
21 19 (11.73%) .NET Framework

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.56%) IIS
4 7 (4.32%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.70%) Apache
5 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.85%) Confluence
7 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.62%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.62%) CMS
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) MS Office
2 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.85%) HipChat
3 3 (1.85%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.62%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.32%) Office 365
3 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.23%) BIME
5 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.62%) IaaS
6 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) DHCP
1 9 (5.56%) DNS
1 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.09%) LAN
3 4 (2.47%) Firewall
3 4 (2.47%) LDAP
3 4 (2.47%) SNMP
4 3 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.85%) WAN
5 2 (1.23%) CTI
5 2 (1.23%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.62%) SSH
6 1 (0.62%) Telnet
6 1 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (43.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (10.49%) Data Mining
6 11 (6.79%) DTS
6 11 (6.79%) ProClarity
6 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (4.94%) MySQL
10 6 (3.70%) MS Access
10 6 (3.70%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.47%) Pentaho
12 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (12.35%) JIRA
2 14 (8.64%) Cucumber
2 14 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.64%) HP UFT
2 14 (8.64%) Selenium
2 14 (8.64%) SoapUI
2 14 (8.64%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.02%) WebDriver
4 12 (7.41%) Subversion
5 4 (2.47%) Moq
5 4 (2.47%) NUnit
5 4 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.85%) GitLab
6 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 65 (40.12%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Retail
3 13 (8.02%) Banking
4 10 (6.17%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.09%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.09%) Marketing
6 4 (2.47%) Military
7 2 (1.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Local Government
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (35.19%) Developer
2 51 (31.48%) Analyst
3 25 (15.43%) .NET Developer
4 18 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.49%) Software Developer
6 15 (9.26%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.64%) Automation Test Analyst
7 14 (8.64%) SQL Analyst
7 14 (8.64%) Test Analyst
8 13 (8.02%) Applications Support
8 13 (8.02%) Consultant
9 10 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (5.56%) Data Analyst
10 9 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) SQL Support Analyst
12 7 (4.32%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (44.44%) .NET
2 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET
3 29 (17.90%) HTML
4 27 (16.67%) Web Services
5 24 (14.81%) SOAP
6 22 (13.58%) jQuery
7 19 (11.73%) .NET Framework
7 19 (11.73%) REST
8 18 (11.11%) CSS
9 14 (8.64%) WCF
9 14 (8.64%) XML
10 10 (6.17%) Ajax
11 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.94%) HTML5
11 8 (4.94%) J2EE
11 8 (4.94%) JSON
11 8 (4.94%) WPF
12 6 (3.70%) CSS3
12 6 (3.70%) Middleware
12 6 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.79%) Data Conversion
4 8 (4.94%) Data Extraction
5 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.09%) Life Science
7 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.47%) Streaming Music
8 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.23%) Social Media
9 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.63%) Windows
2 17 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.64%) Linux
3 14 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.79%) Unix
6 10 (6.17%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.85%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.62%) SUSE
9 1 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.60%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering
4 18 (11.11%) MVC
5 17 (10.49%) BDD
6 16 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (9.26%) Scrum
8 14 (8.64%) Data Analysis
8 14 (8.64%) Functional Testing
8 14 (8.64%) Test Scripting
9 13 (8.02%) API Testing
9 13 (8.02%) Automation Testing
9 13 (8.02%) ITIL
9 13 (8.02%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.02%) Test Management
9 13 (8.02%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.79%) ERP
10 11 (6.79%) ETL
10 11 (6.79%) TDD
10 11 (6.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 112 (69.14%) SQL
2 69 (42.59%) C#
3 51 (31.48%) T-SQL
4 38 (23.46%) JavaScript
5 30 (18.52%) VB.NET
6 29 (17.90%) VBScript
7 26 (16.05%) PowerShell
8 25 (15.43%) VBA
9 19 (11.73%) Java
10 13 (8.02%) C++
11 12 (7.41%) VB6
12 10 (6.17%) C
12 10 (6.17%) Perl
13 7 (4.32%) Bash Shell
14 6 (3.70%) Python
14 6 (3.70%) Shell Script
15 5 (3.09%) KiXtart
16 3 (1.85%) PHP
16 3 (1.85%) Ruby
17 2 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (8.02%) Degree
2 10 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.23%) CCNA
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.88%) SLA
2 8 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 30 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.47%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.47%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.85%) XenApp
6 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (9.26%) SCCM
2 5 (3.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.85%) Puppet
3 3 (1.85%) WSUS
4 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.49%) HP
3 14 (8.64%) VMware
4 12 (7.41%) Symantec
5 11 (6.79%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (5.56%) IBM
7 8 (4.94%) Cisco
7 8 (4.94%) Citrix
7 8 (4.94%) Oracle
8 5 (3.09%) Telerik
9 4 (2.47%) EMC
9 4 (2.47%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (2.47%) NetApp
9 4 (2.47%) Perforce
9 4 (2.47%) ProCurve
9 4 (2.47%) Veeam
10 3 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.85%) Sage
11 2 (1.23%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.23%) Tealeaf
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