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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / East of England
Rank 184 207 131
Rank change year-on-year +23 -76  
Permanent jobs citing VB 58 69 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.96% 0.94% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 1.95% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 93
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3226 3545 3851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 53.67% 48.47% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2667 2953 3183
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 35 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 7 £31,000 -43.63% 2
Bedfordshire +15 6 £44,000 +10.00%
Norfolk -6 6 £28,750 +9.52% 1
Suffolk +29 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Essex -4 2 - -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 70 (54.69%) .NET
2 67 (52.34%) SQL Server
3 56 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 55 (42.97%) SQL
5 51 (39.84%) VB.NET
6 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET
6 47 (36.72%) Windows
7 43 (33.59%) C#
8 35 (27.34%) MVC
9 30 (23.44%) JavaScript
9 30 (23.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (22.66%) RESTful
11 28 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (21.88%) Windows Server
11 28 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (21.88%) TDD
12 27 (21.09%) AngularJS
12 27 (21.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 27 (21.09%) BDD
13 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 26 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
13 26 (20.31%) Web Application Development
14 25 (19.53%) MS Exchange
15 24 (18.75%) PowerShell
16 23 (17.97%) HTML
16 23 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (16.41%) Software Engineering
18 20 (15.63%) CSS
18 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
19 19 (14.84%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related 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 25 (19.53%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.38%) IIS
3 8 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.56%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) JBoss
7 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.28%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.91%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Sage 200
2 5 (3.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.78%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.78%) Line 500
4 1 (0.78%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.78%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.38%) Office 365
2 4 (3.13%) SaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.72%) DNS
2 13 (10.16%) DHCP
3 8 (6.25%) Firewall
3 8 (6.25%) Skype
4 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.13%) SNMP
6 3 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.56%) VLAN
7 2 (1.56%) VPN
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (0.78%) FTP
8 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.78%) SAN
8 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (52.34%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (8.59%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.69%) MS Access
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.91%) MySQL
7 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.56%) GIS
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.69%) JIRA
4 5 (3.91%) Subversion
5 2 (1.56%) Grunt
5 2 (1.56%) JMeter
5 2 (1.56%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.56%) Selenium
5 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.56%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) FxCop
6 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.78%) Moq
6 1 (0.78%) MSI
6 1 (0.78%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (10.94%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Music Industry
3 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Marketing
4 4 (3.13%) Publishing
5 3 (2.34%) Electronics
5 3 (2.34%) French Language
5 3 (2.34%) German Language
5 3 (2.34%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.34%) Russian Language
5 3 (2.34%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (46.88%) Developer
2 49 (38.28%) .NET Developer
3 15 (11.72%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Analyst
4 11 (8.59%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.69%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) SQL Support Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) VB Software Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (54.69%) .NET
2 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET
3 30 (23.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (22.66%) RESTful
5 28 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 27 (21.09%) AngularJS
7 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 26 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
8 23 (17.97%) HTML
9 20 (15.63%) CSS
10 18 (14.06%) jQuery
11 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
11 13 (10.16%) Entity Framework
11 13 (10.16%) WCF
12 12 (9.38%) Node.js
13 11 (8.59%) Code First Entity Framework
14 9 (7.03%) HTML5
14 9 (7.03%) XML
15 6 (4.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.72%) Tandem
3 11 (8.59%) Blackberry
4 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.13%) e-Health
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) SCADA
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (36.72%) Windows
2 28 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 18 (14.06%) Linux
4 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.69%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.91%) Unix
8 5 (3.91%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.34%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.78%) Android
11 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) MVC
2 28 (21.88%) TDD
3 27 (21.09%) BDD
4 26 (20.31%) Web Application Development
5 23 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (16.41%) Software Engineering
7 16 (12.50%) ITIL
8 13 (10.16%) CRM
9 11 (8.59%) High Availability
9 11 (8.59%) Mathematics
10 7 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.47%) Logistics
11 6 (4.69%) OO
12 5 (3.91%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (3.91%) OOP
12 5 (3.91%) Project Management
12 5 (3.91%) SDLC
13 4 (3.13%) Analytics
13 4 (3.13%) Regression Analysis
13 4 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (42.97%) SQL
2 51 (39.84%) VB.NET
3 43 (33.59%) C#
4 30 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 24 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.38%) C
6 12 (9.38%) C++
6 12 (9.38%) VBScript
7 11 (8.59%) Ruby
8 10 (7.81%) VB6
9 8 (6.25%) Java
10 6 (4.69%) PHP
10 6 (4.69%) VBA
11 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.78%) Perl
14 1 (0.78%) Tcl
14 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) Degree
2 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
2 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.34%) MCTS
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.34%) PhD
5 2 (1.56%) MCITP
5 2 (1.56%) MCSE
5 2 (1.56%) MCSM
5 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.78%) CCAA
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.94%) vSphere
3 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (7.81%) XenApp
6 8 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (3.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (3.13%) Nagios
2 4 (3.13%) OpenView
2 4 (3.13%) SCCM
2 4 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (3.13%) WSUS
3 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 56 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.50%) Cisco
3 13 (10.16%) Citrix
3 13 (10.16%) VMware
4 10 (7.81%) HP
5 9 (7.03%) Oracle
6 8 (6.25%) BMC
7 6 (4.69%) IBM
7 6 (4.69%) Sage
7 6 (4.69%) SonicWALL
8 5 (3.91%) Dell
8 5 (3.91%) Symantec
9 4 (3.13%) CA
9 4 (3.13%) Compuware
9 4 (3.13%) Dynatrace
9 4 (3.13%) Nimsoft
10 3 (2.34%) Remedy
11 2 (1.56%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.78%) Google
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