Period
to 20 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 102 95
Rank change year-on-year -60 -7 +21
Permanent jobs citing VB 69 176 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.33% 2.72% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 5.17% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 57 144 200
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 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £47,200 £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 2960 3401 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 56.94% 52.47% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2550 2855 3278
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 20 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 20 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 -16 30 £42,500 - 2
Derbyshire -1 14 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Lincolnshire +17 8 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Nottinghamshire -21 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Leicestershire +10 5 £41,000 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
6 29 (42.03%) VB.NET
6 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
7 28 (40.58%) MVC
8 27 (39.13%) WCF
9 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (36.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (33.33%) SQL
11 23 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 22 (31.88%) HTML
13 21 (30.43%) Web Services
14 20 (28.99%) CSS
15 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
15 17 (24.64%) RESTful
16 16 (23.19%) Ajax
17 15 (21.74%) Ruby
17 15 (21.74%) VB6
17 15 (21.74%) TDD
17 15 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (21.74%) VBScript
17 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
17 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (21.74%) BDD
17 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
17 15 (21.74%) Node.js
17 15 (21.74%) 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 25 (36.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.80%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.90%) QlikView
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
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 26 (37.68%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Applications Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Applications Support
3 10 (14.49%) Applications Support Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) C# Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) VB Developer
4 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.14%) 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 C# Developer
10 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (84.06%) .NET
2 36 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.13%) WCF
4 26 (37.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (31.88%) HTML
6 21 (30.43%) Web Services
7 20 (28.99%) CSS
8 17 (24.64%) RESTful
9 16 (23.19%) Ajax
10 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 15 (21.74%) Node.js
11 12 (17.39%) jQuery
12 10 (14.49%) Entity Framework
13 9 (13.04%) HTML5
14 8 (11.59%) CSS3
15 7 (10.14%) ActiveX
15 7 (10.14%) XML
16 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
16 4 (5.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) 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 6 (8.70%) 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 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) MVC
3 15 (21.74%) BDD
3 15 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (21.74%) TDD
3 15 (21.74%) Web Application Development
4 14 (20.29%) ITIL
5 10 (14.49%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (14.49%) ITIL V3
5 10 (14.49%) ITSM
5 10 (14.49%) Problem Management
5 10 (14.49%) SOA
5 10 (14.49%) Supplier Management
6 7 (10.14%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (10.14%) SDLC
7 6 (8.70%) 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 29 (42.03%) VB.NET
3 23 (33.33%) SQL
3 23 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 15 (21.74%) Ruby
4 15 (21.74%) VB6
4 15 (21.74%) VBScript
5 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
7 8 (11.59%) C++
8 7 (10.14%) PHP
9 6 (8.70%) Perl
10 5 (7.25%) C
11 4 (5.80%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.45%) VBA
12 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