Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 121 227
Rank change year-on-year -92 +106 +31
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 9 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.88% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 37
10th Percentile £35,925 £37,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £36,375 £39,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -15.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,938 £44,063 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,000 £68,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.69%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,392 1,017 3,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.43% 56.16% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 812 2,541
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,183 £30,250
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the East of England

VB
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in the East of England.

Salary trend for VB in the East of England

VB
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for VB in the East of England

VB
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -61 12 £42,500 - 6
Bedfordshire - 2 £48,750 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £34,500 - 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 of England region with a requirement for VB.

1 11 (68.75%) SQL
1 11 (68.75%) Azure
2 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (18.75%) Azure Logic Apps
7 3 (18.75%) Azure Sentinel
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon GuardDuty

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon GuardDuty
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
3 3 (18.75%) AWS
3 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Logic Apps
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Sentinel
3 3 (18.75%) CloudFront
3 3 (18.75%) Serverless
4 1 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (6.25%) Power Automate
4 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
4 1 (6.25%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) Power BI
5 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Moq
1 2 (12.50%) MSTest
1 2 (12.50%) NUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (12.50%) xUnit.net
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
4 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
4 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2016
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2019
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
4 2 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) API Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (56.25%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (18.75%) VB6
7 2 (12.50%) VBA
8 1 (6.25%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) GCFA
1 3 (18.75%) GCFE
1 3 (18.75%) GCIA
1 3 (18.75%) GCIH
1 3 (18.75%) SANS
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) VMware