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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 180 164 151
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 65 101 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 1.42% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.80% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54 82 105
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £57,250 £48,000
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
3552 3608 4045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 55.93% 50.68% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2978 3123 3326
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +2 31 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Essex +23 19 £51,500 +96.19% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £26,750 -23.57%
Suffolk -21 2 £41,250 -28.26%
Norfolk -35 2 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Bedfordshire -10 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 100 (64.52%) SQL
2 78 (50.32%) .NET
3 70 (45.16%) C#
4 62 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 51 (32.90%) Finance
6 42 (27.10%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (27.10%) Windows
7 40 (25.81%) HTML
7 40 (25.81%) VB.NET
8 38 (24.52%) T-SQL
9 37 (23.87%) JavaScript
9 37 (23.87%) ASP.NET
10 29 (18.71%) CSS
10 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
11 28 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (17.42%) VBA
12 27 (17.42%) jQuery
13 24 (15.48%) MVC
14 23 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (14.19%) PowerShell
16 20 (12.90%) Analytics
16 20 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (12.26%) MS Office
17 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
17 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
18 18 (11.61%) XML
18 18 (11.61%) Active Directory
18 18 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (10.97%) Windows Server

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 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.32%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.87%) IIS
5 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.58%) IBM Domino
5 4 (2.58%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
1 19 (12.26%) MS Office
2 9 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.29%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Line 500
3 1 (0.65%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.65%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Office 365
2 8 (5.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.65%) BIME
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.10%) DHCP
1 11 (7.10%) DNS
1 11 (7.10%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.16%) SNMP
3 6 (3.87%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (2.58%) Firewall
4 4 (2.58%) LDAP
4 4 (2.58%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.29%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.65%) FTP
7 1 (0.65%) Network Security
7 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.65%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) SSH
7 1 (0.65%) Telnet
7 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (10.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (10.32%) DTS
5 16 (10.32%) ProClarity
6 15 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (4.52%) Data Mining
10 5 (3.23%) MySQL
11 4 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.58%) GIS
11 4 (2.58%) MS Access
11 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.58%) Pentaho
11 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.16%) Subversion
4 6 (3.87%) JIRA
5 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.23%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.58%) Selenium
6 4 (2.58%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.94%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.29%) Moq
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.65%) FxCop
9 1 (0.65%) Grunt
9 1 (0.65%) NUnit
9 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.65%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 51 (32.90%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Marketing
3 8 (5.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.23%) Retail
5 4 (2.58%) Publishing
6 3 (1.94%) Advertising
6 3 (1.94%) Electronics
6 3 (1.94%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.29%) Banking
7 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (38.71%) Developer
2 42 (27.10%) .NET Developer
3 40 (25.81%) Analyst
4 18 (11.61%) Applications Support
5 17 (10.97%) Applications Manager
5 17 (10.97%) Applications Support Manager
5 17 (10.97%) SQL Analyst
5 17 (10.97%) Support Manager
6 16 (10.32%) VB.NET Developer
7 15 (9.68%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.39%) C# Developer
8 13 (8.39%) SQL Developer
8 13 (8.39%) SQL Support Analyst
9 12 (7.74%) SQL Server Analyst
10 11 (7.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (7.10%) Service Support Manager
11 9 (5.81%) Business Support Analyst
11 9 (5.81%) Software Developer
11 9 (5.81%) SSIS Analyst
12 8 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (50.32%) .NET
2 40 (25.81%) HTML
3 37 (23.87%) ASP.NET
4 29 (18.71%) CSS
5 27 (17.42%) jQuery
6 18 (11.61%) XML
7 17 (10.97%) WCF
7 17 (10.97%) Web Services
8 13 (8.39%) WPF
9 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (7.10%) .NET Framework
10 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (7.10%) SOAP
11 10 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 9 (5.81%) RESTful
13 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (5.16%) REST
13 8 (5.16%) WinForms
14 7 (4.52%) Ajax
14 7 (4.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.16%) Social Media
4 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.23%) Data Conversion
5 5 (3.23%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.58%) e-Health
6 4 (2.58%) Tandem
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.10%) Windows
2 17 (10.97%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.45%) Linux
4 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.87%) Unix
7 5 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.10%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (15.48%) MVC
3 20 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (12.90%) Analytics
4 16 (10.32%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.68%) ITIL
6 13 (8.39%) Data Analysis
6 13 (8.39%) Project Management
6 13 (8.39%) TDD
7 12 (7.74%) BDD
8 11 (7.10%) Business Analytics
8 11 (7.10%) Conflict Management
8 11 (7.10%) Risk Management
9 10 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (6.45%) SDLC
10 9 (5.81%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.16%) B2B
11 8 (5.16%) B2C
11 8 (5.16%) Change Management
11 8 (5.16%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (64.52%) SQL
2 70 (45.16%) C#
3 40 (25.81%) VB.NET
4 38 (24.52%) T-SQL
5 37 (23.87%) JavaScript
6 27 (17.42%) VBA
7 22 (14.19%) PowerShell
8 12 (7.74%) Java
9 9 (5.81%) C++
9 9 (5.81%) VBScript
10 8 (5.16%) VB6
11 7 (4.52%) Perl
12 6 (3.87%) C
12 6 (3.87%) Python
12 6 (3.87%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.23%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.94%) Ruby
15 2 (1.29%) PHP
16 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.58%) MCITP
2 4 (2.58%) MCSE
2 4 (2.58%) MCSM
2 4 (2.58%) MCTS
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) SLA
2 7 (4.52%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.52%) vSphere
3 6 (3.87%) XenApp
4 5 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.58%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) SCCM
2 5 (3.23%) WSUS
3 4 (2.58%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (2.58%) Nagios
3 4 (2.58%) OpenView
3 4 (2.58%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.58%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) Simpana
4 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 29 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.97%) HP
3 16 (10.32%) MicroStrategy
4 15 (9.68%) Cisco
5 14 (9.03%) Citrix
5 14 (9.03%) IBM
6 9 (5.81%) Oracle
6 9 (5.81%) VMware
7 8 (5.16%) BMC
7 8 (5.16%) Facebook
7 8 (5.16%) Google
7 8 (5.16%) Tealeaf
7 8 (5.16%) Twitter
8 5 (3.23%) CA
9 4 (2.58%) Computacenter
9 4 (2.58%) Compuware
9 4 (2.58%) EMC
9 4 (2.58%) NetApp
9 4 (2.58%) Perforce
9 4 (2.58%) Remedy
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