Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 109 91
Rank change year-on-year -36 -18 +31
Permanent jobs citing VB 87 158 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.68% 2.60% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.79% 4.76% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72 126 194
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,162 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.14% +7.82% -6.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £46,475 £46,500 £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 3,116 3,322 3,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 60.29% 54.73% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,708 2,794 3,106
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -6 37 £42,500 - 8
Lincolnshire - 16 £35,750 - 5
Derbyshire -5 15 £31,000 -17.33% 6
Leicestershire +4 8 £41,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire -38 8 £30,000 -20.00% 5
VB
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 76 (87.36%) .NET
2 68 (78.16%) C#
3 56 (64.37%) SQL Server
4 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET
6 41 (47.13%) VB.NET
7 38 (43.68%) SQL
7 38 (43.68%) MVC
8 37 (42.53%) WCF
9 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
11 32 (36.78%) HTML
12 30 (34.48%) CSS
13 29 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
14 24 (27.59%) RESTful
15 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
16 22 (25.29%) TDD
16 22 (25.29%) Ruby
16 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
16 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (25.29%) BDD
16 22 (25.29%) NoSQL
16 22 (25.29%) Node.js
16 22 (25.29%) Web Application Development
16 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 21 (24.14%) Web Services
17 21 (24.14%) SharePoint
18 20 (22.99%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (22.99%) T-SQL
19 19 (21.84%) Ajax

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 21 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (13.79%) IIS
3 3 (3.45%) WordPress
4 2 (2.30%) Moodle
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (4.60%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) RS-232
2 3 (3.45%) SMS
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
3 2 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.15%) Extranet
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) LTE
4 1 (1.15%) Modbus
4 1 (1.15%) SAN
4 1 (1.15%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (64.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (25.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.45%) EDRMS
6 3 (3.45%) OLAP
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.30%) QlikView
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
1 5 (5.75%) Marketing
2 4 (4.60%) Electronics
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (64.37%) Developer
2 37 (42.53%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Applications Support
4 10 (11.49%) Applications Support Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Software Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) VB Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Junior
8 3 (3.45%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (87.36%) .NET
2 47 (54.02%) ASP.NET
3 37 (42.53%) WCF
4 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (36.78%) HTML
6 30 (34.48%) CSS
7 24 (27.59%) RESTful
8 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 22 (25.29%) Node.js
9 21 (24.14%) Web Services
10 19 (21.84%) Ajax
11 17 (19.54%) Entity Framework
12 15 (17.24%) jQuery
13 13 (14.94%) HTML5
14 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
14 9 (10.34%) WinForms
15 8 (9.20%) XML
16 7 (8.05%) CSS3
17 5 (5.75%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (9.20%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (4.60%) Optoelectronics
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.15%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.68%) MVC
3 22 (25.29%) BDD
3 22 (25.29%) TDD
3 22 (25.29%) Web Application Development
4 20 (22.99%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (18.39%) ITIL
6 14 (16.09%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (13.79%) ITIL V3
7 12 (13.79%) ITSM
7 12 (13.79%) Problem Management
7 12 (13.79%) SOA
7 12 (13.79%) Supplier Management
8 8 (9.20%) Scrum
8 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.75%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (5.75%) SDLC
10 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.60%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (4.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (78.16%) C#
2 41 (47.13%) VB.NET
3 38 (43.68%) SQL
4 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
5 22 (25.29%) Ruby
6 20 (22.99%) T-SQL
7 18 (20.69%) VBScript
8 16 (18.39%) VB6
9 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
10 6 (6.90%) C
10 6 (6.90%) C++
11 4 (4.60%) MATLAB
11 4 (4.60%) Perl
11 4 (4.60%) PHP
12 1 (1.15%) Java
12 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) CCNA
1 12 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (13.79%) MCP
1 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) HND
3 1 (1.15%) MCITP
3 1 (1.15%) MCSA
3 1 (1.15%) MCSE
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Firmware
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (4.60%) SCCM
3 3 (3.45%) SCOM
3 3 (3.45%) WMI
3 3 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Remedy
3 12 (13.79%) BMC
3 12 (13.79%) Nimsoft
3 12 (13.79%) Sitecore
4 8 (9.20%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) Wyse
6 1 (1.15%) Citrix
6 1 (1.15%) EMC
6 1 (1.15%) FalconStor
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) VMware