The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Essex / Brentwood
Rank 21 27 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 2.78% 4.88% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 12.35% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 Brentwood with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Brentwood
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 32 81 84
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 44.44% 39.51% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 50 46
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -26.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brentwood 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 Brentwood

VB
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Salary trend for VB in Brentwood

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
3 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 1 (14.29%) VXML
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Ticket Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Tcl
5 1 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (14.29%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix