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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing VB 39 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.74% 2.07% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.21% 4.42% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 8
Median salary £51,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,500 £45,220
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
475 611 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.54% 46.93% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 372 472 410
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Chelmsford +21 25 £51,500 +17.71%
Brentwood - 3 £42,500 - 4
Harlow - 1 - -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (75.00%) Finance
2 34 (70.83%) SQL
3 28 (58.33%) .NET
4 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
4 26 (54.17%) C#
4 26 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (45.83%) Windows
6 20 (41.67%) T-SQL
7 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
7 17 (35.42%) DTS
7 17 (35.42%) MicroStrategy
7 17 (35.42%) ProClarity
7 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (33.33%) SLA
9 15 (31.25%) MS Office
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
11 9 (18.75%) Conflict Management
11 9 (18.75%) Analytics
12 8 (16.67%) Change Management
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
13 7 (14.58%) ITIL
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET

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 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (6.25%) DHCP
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) DTS
2 17 (35.42%) ProClarity
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Moq
1 2 (4.17%) NUnit
1 2 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Applications Manager
1 15 (31.25%) Applications Support
1 15 (31.25%) Applications Support Manager
1 15 (31.25%) Support Manager
2 13 (27.08%) Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) SQL Analyst
3 11 (22.92%) Support Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) Business Support Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Support Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) SSIS Analyst
5 9 (18.75%) Service Support Manager
6 8 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
7 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
8 4 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) jQuery
4 4 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.17%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.17%) WCF
6 2 (4.17%) WinForms
6 2 (4.17%) WPF
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) Ajax
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.08%) DHTML
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
7 1 (2.08%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.75%) Analytics
2 9 (18.75%) Conflict Management
2 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 8 (16.67%) Change Management
4 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Coaching
6 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) Workflow
8 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.17%) Kanban
8 2 (4.17%) MVVM
8 2 (4.17%) Open Source
8 2 (4.17%) TDD
8 2 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) C#
3 20 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.25%) VBScript
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
7 2 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) KiXtart
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix
3 3 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) CODA
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
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