The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 81 92 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.56% 1.02% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 2.02% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 28
Median salary £51,500 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+87.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
429 642 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.93% 50.47% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 310 507 437
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VB
Salary Trend in Essex

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

VB Salary Trend in Essex

VB
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Basildon +19 4 - -
Brentwood +2 1 £51,500 +87.27%
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for VB.

1 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 25 (58.14%) Finance
3 22 (51.16%) .NET
4 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
5 19 (44.19%) Windows
6 18 (41.86%) C#
6 18 (41.86%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (30.23%) MS Office
8 12 (27.91%) HTML
9 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
9 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
9 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (23.26%) Risk Management
10 10 (23.26%) jQuery
10 10 (23.26%) Business Analytics
10 10 (23.26%) Analytics
10 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
10 10 (23.26%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (23.26%) Conflict Management
11 9 (20.93%) CSS
11 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (18.60%) ProClarity
12 8 (18.60%) Data Protection
12 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (18.60%) DTS
12 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
12 8 (18.60%) SLA
12 8 (18.60%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (16.28%) ITIL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (11.63%) DHCP
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) SNMP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (23.26%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (18.60%) DTS
5 8 (18.60%) ProClarity
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Applications Manager
1 14 (32.56%) Applications Support
1 14 (32.56%) Applications Support Manager
1 14 (32.56%) Support Manager
2 13 (30.23%) Developer
3 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Service Support Manager
4 8 (18.60%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Business Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 4 (9.30%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) SSIS Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) HTML
3 10 (23.26%) jQuery
4 9 (20.93%) CSS
5 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.30%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) HTML5
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.33%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.33%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.33%) WinForms
8 1 (2.33%) XSL
8 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) e-Health
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.26%) Analytics
2 10 (23.26%) Business Analytics
2 10 (23.26%) Conflict Management
2 10 (23.26%) Risk Management
3 8 (18.60%) Data Protection
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Structured Programming
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Coaching
7 2 (4.65%) Open Source
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) T-SQL
4 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Java
8 1 (2.33%) Tcl
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) XenApp
3 4 (9.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
1 5 (11.63%) WSUS
2 4 (9.30%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (9.30%) Nagios
2 4 (9.30%) OpenView
2 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
2 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) BMC
4 4 (9.30%) CA
4 4 (9.30%) Compuware
4 4 (9.30%) Dynatrace
4 4 (9.30%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) Nimsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Xamarin