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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 164 134
Rank change year-on-year -65 -30  
Permanent jobs citing VB 31 90 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.50% 1.32% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 2.55% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24 69 127
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

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 3571 3530 4185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 57.92% 51.81% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3006 3113 3621
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -27 13 £37,500 -18.91% 3
Cambridgeshire -9 12 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Norfolk -5 3 £37,500 -14.77%
Essex -8 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bedfordshire +3 1 £50,000 +17.64%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 46 (53.49%) SQL
1 46 (53.49%) .NET
1 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
3 36 (41.86%) C#
4 31 (36.05%) VB.NET
4 31 (36.05%) Windows
5 26 (30.23%) ASP.NET
6 22 (25.58%) MVC
6 22 (25.58%) Software Engineering
7 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
8 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (20.93%) TDD
9 18 (20.93%) VB6
10 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (19.77%) Oracle
10 17 (19.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 16 (18.60%) BDD
11 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
12 15 (17.44%) RESTful
12 15 (17.44%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (17.44%) Web Application Development
12 15 (17.44%) HTML
12 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
13 14 (16.28%) ITIL
13 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
13 14 (16.28%) Finance

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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.81%) IIS
2 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) GitHub
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.14%) Office 365
2 7 (8.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) DNS
2 9 (10.47%) DHCP
3 5 (5.81%) Skype
4 4 (4.65%) Firewall
5 3 (3.49%) VLAN
6 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.33%) SAN
6 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.33%) VoIP
7 1 (1.16%) Internet
7 1 (1.16%) Intranet
7 1 (1.16%) LAN
7 1 (1.16%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.65%) MS Access
5 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.49%) MySQL
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) JasperReports
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.47%) TeamCity
1 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.30%) JIRA
3 5 (5.81%) JMeter
3 5 (5.81%) LoadRunner
3 5 (5.81%) Selenium
3 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
3 5 (5.81%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.33%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.16%) FxCop
5 1 (1.16%) Moq
5 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.16%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Developer
2 27 (31.40%) .NET Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) VB Software Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Tester
7 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.81%) QA Tester
8 5 (5.81%) VB Developer
8 5 (5.81%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (3.49%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.49%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (53.49%) .NET
2 26 (30.23%) ASP.NET
3 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (19.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
5 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 15 (17.44%) HTML
5 15 (17.44%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (17.44%) RESTful
6 12 (13.95%) CSS
7 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.47%) jQuery
7 9 (10.47%) WCF
8 8 (9.30%) Entity Framework
8 8 (9.30%) XML
9 6 (6.98%) Code First Entity Framework
9 6 (6.98%) Node.js
10 5 (5.81%) HTML5
11 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Tandem
2 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) CMDB
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.33%) Android
6 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) MVC
1 22 (25.58%) Software Engineering
2 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.93%) TDD
4 16 (18.60%) BDD
5 15 (17.44%) Web Application Development
6 14 (16.28%) ITIL
7 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
8 12 (13.95%) Mathematics
9 7 (8.14%) E-business
9 7 (8.14%) SDLC
10 6 (6.98%) High Availability
10 6 (6.98%) Patch Management
10 6 (6.98%) Web Development
11 5 (5.81%) Application Packaging
11 5 (5.81%) OO
11 5 (5.81%) Performance Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Regression Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Service Management
11 5 (5.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) SQL
2 36 (41.86%) C#
3 31 (36.05%) VB.NET
4 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.93%) VB6
6 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
7 9 (10.47%) Java
8 8 (9.30%) F#
8 8 (9.30%) VBScript
9 6 (6.98%) C
9 6 (6.98%) Ruby
10 5 (5.81%) PHP
10 5 (5.81%) REXX
10 5 (5.81%) Tcl
11 4 (4.65%) C++
11 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.16%) Python
13 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) MCP
2 6 (6.98%) MCSE
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) CCAA
3 2 (2.33%) CCNA
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.16%) CISSP
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.16%) MCSA
4 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.81%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (5.81%) vSphere
4 5 (5.81%) XenApp
4 5 (5.81%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) BladeLogic
2 5 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) Cisco
3 9 (10.47%) VMware
4 7 (8.14%) Citrix
4 7 (8.14%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) BMC
6 4 (4.65%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.33%) Dell
7 2 (2.33%) Sage
7 2 (2.33%) Symantec
7 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.16%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.16%) Siemens
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
SpeedyBooker.com Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum dependent on experience, negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago