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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 80
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 1.74% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.59% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 15
Median salary - £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 268 446 462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 45.27% 48.37% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 208 408 418
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis

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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Research Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft