Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 212 176
Rank change year-on-year -34 -36 -39
Permanent jobs citing VB 114 168 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 1.27% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 2.39% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86 147 205
East of England median annual salary £42,250 £44,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.98% +23.94% -11.25%
10th Percentile £30,625 £29,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £58,750
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 7003 7029 7703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 58.09% 53.21% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 6005 6723
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £25,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Hertfordshire -17 51 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridgeshire -2 40 £42,000 +16.67% 5
Essex -23 9 £50,000 -2.91% 2
Norfolk +15 6 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Bedfordshire +18 5 £30,000 -31.82%
Suffolk +9 3 £33,500 -10.90%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for VB.

1 91 (79.82%) C#
2 80 (70.18%) SQL
3 62 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (50.00%) VB6
5 53 (46.49%) .NET
6 41 (35.96%) SQL Server
7 40 (35.09%) Test Automation
8 38 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 36 (31.58%) SDLC
10 32 (28.07%) Finance
11 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 29 (25.44%) Software Engineering
13 28 (24.56%) HTML
13 28 (24.56%) Oracle
13 28 (24.56%) XML
13 28 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (22.81%) VB.NET
14 26 (22.81%) TeamCity
14 26 (22.81%) F#
14 26 (22.81%) GitHub
15 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (18.42%) Windows
16 21 (18.42%) Scrum
17 20 (17.54%) Java
18 19 (16.67%) C
18 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
19 17 (14.91%) QA
20 16 (14.04%) Linux
21 15 (13.16%) C++
21 15 (13.16%) Telecoms

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 11 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.02%) IIS
3 3 (2.63%) Apache
3 3 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.39%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.75%) Maya
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Sage 200
2 4 (3.51%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (22.81%) GitHub
3 3 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Firewall
2 3 (2.63%) VoIP
3 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
4 1 (0.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) Intranet
4 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) VLAN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) MySQL
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.75%) MS Access
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Power BI
6 1 (0.88%) QlikView
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (22.81%) TeamCity
2 19 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.39%) JIRA
5 4 (3.51%) Selenium
6 3 (2.63%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.75%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.88%) FxCop
8 1 (0.88%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.88%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.88%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) Xcode
8 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (28.07%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.65%) Billing
4 3 (2.63%) Back Office
4 3 (2.63%) Electronics
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Publishing
5 2 (1.75%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 78 (68.42%) Developer
2 38 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 27 (23.68%) Software Engineer
4 26 (22.81%) .NET Developer
4 26 (22.81%) VB Developer
5 24 (21.05%) C# Developer
6 21 (18.42%) VB Software Engineer
7 20 (17.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 19 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
9 17 (14.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.02%) VB.NET Developer
11 6 (5.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (4.39%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (4.39%) Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (4.39%) Development Manager
12 5 (4.39%) Systems Developer
13 4 (3.51%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.49%) .NET
2 28 (24.56%) HTML
2 28 (24.56%) XML
3 13 (11.40%) CSS
3 13 (11.40%) HTML5
4 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.77%) JSON
4 10 (8.77%) Web Services
5 8 (7.02%) Hibernate
5 8 (7.02%) RESTful
5 8 (7.02%) Spring
6 7 (6.14%) SOAP
7 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.39%) Ajax
8 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.39%) jQuery
8 5 (4.39%) WCF
9 4 (3.51%) REST
10 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.02%) iPhone
3 6 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.75%) Animation
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.75%) Robotics
4 2 (1.75%) SCADA
4 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Linux
3 13 (11.40%) Windows Server
4 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.89%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.88%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.09%) Test Automation
3 36 (31.58%) SDLC
4 29 (25.44%) Software Engineering
5 21 (18.42%) Scrum
6 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.40%) TDD
7 12 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (9.65%) SOA
8 11 (9.65%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (8.77%) BDD
9 10 (8.77%) ITIL
9 10 (8.77%) Logistics
9 10 (8.77%) MVC
10 9 (7.89%) Migration
10 9 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (7.02%) iOS Development
11 8 (7.02%) Product Management
12 7 (6.14%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 91 (79.82%) C#
2 80 (70.18%) SQL
3 57 (50.00%) VB6
4 30 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 26 (22.81%) F#
5 26 (22.81%) VB.NET
6 20 (17.54%) Java
7 19 (16.67%) C
8 15 (13.16%) C++
9 9 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.14%) VBScript
11 6 (5.26%) VBA
12 5 (4.39%) PHP
13 4 (3.51%) Delphi
13 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.63%) Ruby
14 3 (2.63%) Tcl
15 2 (1.75%) COBOL
15 2 (1.75%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) MCP
3 6 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.63%) MCSD
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) CCAA
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) PMBOK
3 2 (1.75%) DICOM
3 2 (1.75%) HL7
4 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.56%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) Dell
4 5 (4.39%) Sage
5 4 (3.51%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.63%) Symantec
7 2 (1.75%) Allen-Bradley
7 2 (1.75%) Cognos
7 2 (1.75%) Siemens
7 2 (1.75%) Wonderware
7 2 (1.75%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) BMC
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) Concur
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Telerik
8 1 (0.88%) VMware