The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 117 116
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1  
Permanent jobs citing VB 12 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.63% 0.53% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.83% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 15
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +26.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £56,250
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1364 1209 1226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 71.19% 64.34% 56.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2857 2544 2727
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £56,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Cambridgeshire

VB
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for VB in Cambridgeshire

VB
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridge -3 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Peterborough -15 1 £41,500 -7.77%
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 13 (68.42%) VB6
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) F#
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (42.11%) TeamCity
4 8 (42.11%) GitHub
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
7 5 (26.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Functional Programming
8 4 (21.05%) Microservices
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 2 (10.53%) Workflow
10 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
10 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
10 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
10 2 (10.53%) DNS
10 2 (10.53%) VLAN

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) GitHub
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) VB Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB Developer
4 4 (21.05%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Functional Programming
2 4 (21.05%) Microservices
2 4 (21.05%) SDLC
2 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Presales
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) VB6
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) F#
5 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
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