Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 239 220
Rank change year-on-year -10 -19 -33
Permanent jobs citing VB 75 115 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 0.95% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.62% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70 84 140
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,500 £30,375 £27,750
90th Percentile £49,125 £52,500 £57,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 5,165 7,093 7,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 52.20% 58.52% 53.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,174 5,944 5,973
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,075 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Essex +28 26 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -13 22 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Suffolk +6 11 £40,000 +19.40% 8
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Norfolk +18 6 £41,500 +12.16% 4
VB
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 66 (88.00%) SQL
2 57 (76.00%) C#
3 55 (73.33%) .NET
4 47 (62.67%) Microsoft
5 44 (58.67%) Visual Studio
6 39 (52.00%) SQL Server
7 33 (44.00%) Java
7 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (41.33%) Python
9 29 (38.67%) AngularJS
10 28 (37.33%) Test Automation
10 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
11 27 (36.00%) ISTQB
11 27 (36.00%) Waterfall
12 23 (30.67%) C++
13 22 (29.33%) XML
13 22 (29.33%) Windows
13 22 (29.33%) TDD
13 22 (29.33%) BDD
13 22 (29.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (28.00%) SDLC
14 21 (28.00%) Regression Testing
14 21 (28.00%) T-SQL
14 21 (28.00%) ISEB
15 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
15 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
16 17 (22.67%) OO
16 17 (22.67%) Degree
16 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
16 17 (22.67%) Computer Science 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 18 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (10.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Broadband
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.67%) DTS
3 5 (6.67%) ProClarity
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.33%) Power BI
6 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (58.67%) Visual Studio
2 16 (21.33%) MSTest
2 16 (21.33%) NUnit
2 16 (21.33%) SpecFlow
2 16 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (21.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 16 (21.33%) WatiN
3 12 (16.00%) JIRA
4 11 (14.67%) Selenium
5 6 (8.00%) Appium
5 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.00%) JUnit
5 6 (8.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (8.00%) Maven
5 6 (8.00%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (8.00%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Analyst
1 31 (41.33%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 20 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 16 (21.33%) Tester
5 15 (20.00%) Automation Tester
6 13 (17.33%) Applications Developer
7 10 (13.33%) Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
9 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
10 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
10 6 (8.00%) C++ Developer
10 6 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Test Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Web Developer
11 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (73.33%) .NET
2 29 (38.67%) AngularJS
3 22 (29.33%) XML
4 16 (21.33%) Gherkin
4 16 (21.33%) HTML
5 14 (18.67%) JSON
5 14 (18.67%) WPF
6 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (14.67%) jQuery
7 11 (14.67%) Web Services
8 9 (12.00%) CSS
9 8 (10.67%) Apache Flex
10 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.00%) Angular 2
12 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (6.67%) Silverlight
13 4 (5.33%) SOAP
13 4 (5.33%) XSLT
14 2 (2.67%) Middleware
15 1 (1.33%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) Test Automation
3 27 (36.00%) Waterfall
4 22 (29.33%) BDD
4 22 (29.33%) TDD
4 22 (29.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (28.00%) Regression Testing
5 21 (28.00%) SDLC
6 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
7 17 (22.67%) OO
8 16 (21.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 16 (21.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (21.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (21.33%) Software Delivery
8 16 (21.33%) Test Scripting
8 16 (21.33%) Time Management
9 15 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (17.33%) CRM
10 13 (17.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 66 (88.00%) SQL
2 57 (76.00%) C#
3 33 (44.00%) Java
4 31 (41.33%) Python
5 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
6 23 (30.67%) C++
7 21 (28.00%) T-SQL
8 15 (20.00%) PHP
9 14 (18.67%) C
10 8 (10.67%) Pascal
10 8 (10.67%) VBScript
11 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
11 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
11 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
11 6 (8.00%) VB6
12 4 (5.33%) Delphi
13 1 (1.33%) ActionScript
13 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (28.00%) ISEB
3 17 (22.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (22.67%) Degree
4 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (8.00%) HP
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) BT
3 5 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.67%) webMethods
5 1 (1.33%) Cognos
5 1 (1.33%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) TIBCO