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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 87 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.94% 2.98% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 5.99% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 22
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
VB
East of 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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
482 618 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.26% 49.76% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 416 486 625
Median salary £44,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

VB Salary Histogram 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 26 May 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
Brentwood +16 6 £37,500 -
Basildon +5 1 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden -4 1 - -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for VB.

1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) SCCM
4 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 11 (50.00%) Workflow
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (50.00%) Symantec
5 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (50.00%) VBScript
6 9 (40.91%) .NET
6 9 (40.91%) C#
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 7 (31.82%) KiXtart
8 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
10 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) WCF
10 4 (18.18%) OOP
10 4 (18.18%) OO
11 3 (13.64%) C++
11 3 (13.64%) SQL
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
11 3 (13.64%) Linux

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 1 (4.55%) Alfresco
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.55%) Drupal
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Moq
1 3 (13.64%) NUnit
1 3 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Desktop Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Packager
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Development Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) WCF
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
3 3 (13.64%) WinForms
3 3 (13.64%) WPF
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Streaming Music
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) OOP
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Kanban
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) MVVM
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 11 (50.00%) VBScript
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) KiXtart
5 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin