Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 166 108
Rank change year-on-year +13 -58 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 70 66 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.48% 1.29% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 2.38% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 144
East Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £33,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,000 £46,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 2,695 2,771 3,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 56.92% 53.96% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,233 2,404 2,836
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Derbyshire +15 20 £34,000 +4.62% 1
Northamptonshire -20 18 £42,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire +12 13 £38,250 -4.38% 3
Leicestershire -8 11 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Lincolnshire +10 5 £32,500 -27.78% 1
VB
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VB.

1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (55.71%) C#
3 37 (52.86%) .NET
4 30 (42.86%) SQL
5 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
8 21 (30.00%) C++
8 21 (30.00%) VB6
9 18 (25.71%) VBA
10 16 (22.86%) HTML
11 15 (21.43%) CSS
12 14 (20.00%) Windows
13 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (17.14%) Time Management
14 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
14 12 (17.14%) Project Management
15 11 (15.71%) C
15 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
15 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
16 10 (14.29%) MVC
16 10 (14.29%) Ajax
16 10 (14.29%) HND
16 10 (14.29%) CRM
16 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
16 10 (14.29%) CCTV
16 10 (14.29%) SCADA
16 10 (14.29%) Degree
16 10 (14.29%) WCF
17 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework

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 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) VLAN
1 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.43%) MySQL
4 7 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.71%) QlikView
7 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.29%) EDRMS
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.86%) MS Access
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.43%) Power BI
9 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (7.14%) Law
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Finance
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) VB Developer
2 13 (18.57%) VB6 Developer
3 11 (15.71%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Project Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 6 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) IT Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior VB Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Senior VB6 Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) IT Support
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.86%) VB VBA Developer
8 2 (2.86%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.86%) .NET
2 24 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (22.86%) HTML
4 15 (21.43%) CSS
5 10 (14.29%) Ajax
5 10 (14.29%) WCF
6 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.86%) HTML5
7 8 (11.43%) jQuery
7 8 (11.43%) RESTful
8 7 (10.00%) ActiveX
8 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (10.00%) Node.js
9 6 (8.57%) JSON
10 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (5.71%) Classic ASP
11 4 (5.71%) XML
12 3 (4.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) CCTV
1 10 (14.29%) SCADA
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.57%) EPoS
4 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) Kindle
5 1 (1.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Unix
2 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (17.14%) Project Management
3 12 (17.14%) Time Management
4 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.29%) CRM
5 10 (14.29%) MVC
6 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.86%) TDD
7 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.43%) Service Management
8 7 (10.00%) BDD
8 7 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (10.00%) ERP
8 7 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 7 (10.00%) Web Design
9 6 (8.57%) IT Strategy
9 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) C++
3 21 (30.00%) VB6
4 18 (25.71%) VBA
5 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (15.71%) C
6 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
7 9 (12.86%) VBScript
8 8 (11.43%) VB.NET
9 7 (10.00%) Ruby
10 3 (4.29%) Perl
10 3 (4.29%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) Java
11 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
1 10 (14.29%) HND
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
1 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) BMC
4 5 (7.14%) Remedy
4 5 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (4.29%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) Draytek
6 2 (2.86%) Infragistics
6 2 (2.86%) Siemens
6 2 (2.86%) Sophos
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau