Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 110 94
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +8
Permanent jobs citing VB 5 10 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.45% 0.62% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.31% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 45
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.82% +10.00% +6.67%
East of England median annual salary £42,000 £44,000 £36,625
% change year-on-year -4.55% +20.14% -8.44%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 454 766 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 41.05% 47.70% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 385 691 753
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £70,000 £58,500
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.23% +5.88% +2.41%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Bedfordshire

VB
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for VB in Bedfordshire

VB
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Bedfordshire

VB
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +17 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Luton - 1 £50,000 -
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) C#

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin