Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 239 211
Rank change year-on-year -28 -28 -64
Permanent jobs citing VB 102 136 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 1.08% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.97% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75 114 142
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -8.50%
10th Percentile £30,500 £24,675 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,200 £54,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,234 6,898 7,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 57.99% 54.61% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,997 5,784 6,304
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VB as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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
Cambridgeshire -12 40 £50,000 +61.29% 6
Hertfordshire -53 34 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Essex +9 16 £50,000 -2.91% 3
Norfolk +23 7 £37,000 +18.40% 1
Bedfordshire +22 4 £30,000 -31.82%
Suffolk +6 1 £33,500 -25.56% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 of England region with a requirement for VB.

1 70 (68.63%) C#
2 59 (57.84%) SQL
3 52 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (44.12%) .NET
5 38 (37.25%) VB6
5 38 (37.25%) Test Automation
6 35 (34.31%) SDLC
7 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
9 27 (26.47%) Finance
10 23 (22.55%) XML
11 22 (21.57%) VB.NET
12 20 (19.61%) Java
12 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
12 20 (19.61%) QA
13 18 (17.65%) HTML
13 18 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (15.69%) C
15 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
16 15 (14.71%) Scrum
16 15 (14.71%) Oracle
17 14 (13.73%) MVC
17 14 (13.73%) F#
17 14 (13.73%) TeamCity
17 14 (13.73%) GitHub
18 13 (12.75%) Coaching
18 13 (12.75%) Degree

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 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.98%) Maya
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.73%) GitHub
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Internet
2 7 (6.86%) Extranet
2 7 (6.86%) Intranet
3 4 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) MS Access
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.96%) OLAP
6 2 (1.96%) OLTP
6 2 (1.96%) Power BI
7 1 (0.98%) QlikView
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) TeamCity
2 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.76%) Selenium
4 11 (10.78%) HP UFT
4 11 (10.78%) SpecFlow
5 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.96%) JIRA
8 2 (1.96%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.98%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 27 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) Billing
4 4 (3.92%) Advertising
4 4 (3.92%) Back Office
5 3 (2.94%) Electronics
5 3 (2.94%) Games
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (62.75%) Developer
2 25 (24.51%) Software Developer
3 19 (18.63%) VB Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 16 (15.69%) .NET Developer
6 14 (13.73%) C# Developer
6 14 (13.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 14 (13.73%) VB Software Engineer
6 14 (13.73%) VB6 Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Analyst
8 11 (10.78%) Quality Engineer
9 9 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Development Manager
12 5 (4.90%) Lead Tester
12 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Systems Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Tester
12 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.12%) .NET
2 23 (22.55%) XML
3 18 (17.65%) HTML
4 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
5 13 (12.75%) Web Services
6 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (5.88%) CSS
7 6 (5.88%) HTML5
7 6 (5.88%) JSON
8 5 (4.90%) Ajax
8 5 (4.90%) jQuery
9 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.92%) RESTful
9 4 (3.92%) SOAP
10 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.94%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.94%) Spring
10 3 (2.94%) WCF
10 3 (2.94%) WPF
11 2 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.90%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.90%) Robotics
5 3 (2.94%) iPhone
6 2 (1.96%) CMDB
6 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.96%) SCADA
7 1 (0.98%) Animation
7 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 9 (8.82%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.98%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.25%) Test Automation
3 35 (34.31%) SDLC
4 18 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 15 (14.71%) Scrum
7 14 (13.73%) MVC
8 13 (12.75%) Coaching
9 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 11 (10.78%) DNA
10 11 (10.78%) Functional Testing
10 11 (10.78%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (10.78%) Process Improvement
11 9 (8.82%) Mathematics
11 9 (8.82%) Web Development
12 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.84%) ITIL
13 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (6.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (68.63%) C#
2 59 (57.84%) SQL
3 38 (37.25%) VB6
4 22 (21.57%) VB.NET
5 20 (19.61%) Java
5 20 (19.61%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.69%) C
7 14 (13.73%) F#
8 13 (12.75%) C++
9 11 (10.78%) Ruby
9 11 (10.78%) VBA
10 9 (8.82%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.92%) PHP
11 4 (3.92%) Python
12 3 (2.94%) Delphi
12 3 (2.94%) VBScript
13 2 (1.96%) COBOL
13 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.98%) MAXScript
14 1 (0.98%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 9 (8.82%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.92%) MCP
5 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.96%) MCSD
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.61%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.98%) DICOM
3 1 (0.98%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) Cognos
4 4 (3.92%) Dell
5 2 (1.96%) Allen-Bradley
5 2 (1.96%) BMC
5 2 (1.96%) Sage
5 2 (1.96%) Siemens
5 2 (1.96%) Wonderware
5 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.98%) Symantec
6 1 (0.98%) Telerik