Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 107 97
Rank change year-on-year -57 -10 +22
Permanent jobs citing VB 69 174 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.33% 2.65% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 5.05% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 57 140 199
East Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,162 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.09% +0.41% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,125 £21,450
90th Percentile £46,500 £47,500 £46,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2963 3446 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 56.95% 52.41% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2558 2892 3280
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in the East Midlands

VB
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Northamptonshire -24 29 £42,500 - 2
Derbyshire -7 14 £31,000 -17.33%
Nottinghamshire -14 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Lincolnshire +14 8 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Leicestershire +7 5 £41,000 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VB.

1 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 57 (82.61%) C#
3 44 (63.77%) SQL Server
4 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
6 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
7 28 (40.58%) VB.NET
8 27 (39.13%) MVC
9 26 (37.68%) WCF
10 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (34.78%) T-SQL
12 23 (33.33%) SQL
13 22 (31.88%) HTML
14 21 (30.43%) Web Services
15 20 (28.99%) CSS
16 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
17 16 (23.19%) VB6
17 16 (23.19%) Ajax
17 16 (23.19%) RESTful
18 15 (21.74%) VBScript
19 14 (20.29%) ITIL
19 14 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (20.29%) Ruby
19 14 (20.29%) TDD
19 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (20.29%) BDD
19 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
19 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
19 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (24.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.49%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (5.80%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) RS-232
2 2 (2.90%) SMS
3 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) Extranet
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) LTE
3 1 (1.45%) RS-485
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (63.77%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.80%) EDRMS
5 3 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) QlikView
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.84%) Visual Studio
3 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.80%) Electronics
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Developer
2 25 (36.23%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.94%) VB Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Applications Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Applications Support
4 10 (14.49%) Applications Support Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.59%) VB6 Developer
7 6 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.90%) Senior VB Developer
10 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 26 (37.68%) WCF
4 25 (36.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (31.88%) HTML
6 21 (30.43%) Web Services
7 20 (28.99%) CSS
8 16 (23.19%) Ajax
8 16 (23.19%) RESTful
9 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 14 (20.29%) Node.js
10 12 (17.39%) jQuery
11 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
12 9 (13.04%) HTML5
13 8 (11.59%) ActiveX
13 8 (11.59%) CSS3
14 7 (10.14%) XML
15 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
16 4 (5.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Optoelectronics
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) MVC
3 14 (20.29%) BDD
3 14 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.29%) ITIL
3 14 (20.29%) TDD
3 14 (20.29%) Web Application Development
4 10 (14.49%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (14.49%) ITIL V3
4 10 (14.49%) ITSM
4 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
4 10 (14.49%) SOA
4 10 (14.49%) Supplier Management
5 8 (11.59%) SDLC
6 7 (10.14%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.70%) Document Management
7 6 (8.70%) Scrum
8 5 (7.25%) Web Development
9 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (82.61%) C#
2 28 (40.58%) VB.NET
3 24 (34.78%) T-SQL
4 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 16 (23.19%) VB6
6 15 (21.74%) VBScript
7 14 (20.29%) Ruby
8 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
9 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
10 8 (11.59%) C++
11 7 (10.14%) PHP
12 6 (8.70%) Perl
13 5 (7.25%) C
14 4 (5.80%) MATLAB
15 1 (1.45%) VBA
15 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) CCNA
1 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (14.49%) MCP
1 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) HND
3 1 (1.45%) MCITP
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
3 1 (1.45%) MCSE
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.80%) Firmware
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (5.80%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) SCOM
3 3 (4.35%) WMI
3 3 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.84%) Remedy
3 10 (14.49%) BMC
3 10 (14.49%) Nimsoft
3 10 (14.49%) Sitecore
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle
5 3 (4.35%) Wyse
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) EMC
6 1 (1.45%) FalconStor
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) VMware