Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 279 197
Rank change year-on-year +14 -82 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB 74 91 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.67% 0.78% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 1.33% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 65 71 141
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +26.76%
10th Percentile £29,450 £32,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £55,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 5,988 6,862 6,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 53.90% 58.53% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,846 5,759 5,861
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +41 26 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -26 22 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Cambridgeshire -7 15 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Suffolk +8 5 - -
Norfolk +12 4 £37,000 +8.42% 5
Bedfordshire +1 2 £45,000 -10.00% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 54 (72.97%) SQL
2 53 (71.62%) C#
3 44 (59.46%) .NET
4 36 (48.65%) SQL Server
5 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
6 30 (40.54%) Java
6 30 (40.54%) Windows
7 29 (39.19%) Python
7 29 (39.19%) Visual Studio
8 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (31.08%) C++
8 23 (31.08%) AngularJS
9 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
10 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
11 17 (22.97%) XML
12 16 (21.62%) Linux
12 16 (21.62%) T-SQL
12 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
13 15 (20.27%) TDD
14 14 (18.92%) C
14 14 (18.92%) Waterfall
14 14 (18.92%) BDD
14 14 (18.92%) ISTQB
14 14 (18.92%) JIRA
14 14 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (18.92%) SDLC
15 12 (16.22%) Degree
15 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
16 11 (14.86%) HTML
16 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET

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 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Broadband
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) IPv4
3 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.35%) NAS
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.35%) VLAN
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.41%) DTS
4 4 (5.41%) ProClarity
4 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.35%) Power BI
7 1 (1.35%) QlikView
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (39.19%) Visual Studio
2 14 (18.92%) JIRA
3 9 (12.16%) MSTest
3 9 (12.16%) NUnit
3 9 (12.16%) SpecFlow
3 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (12.16%) WatiN
4 5 (6.76%) Appium
4 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.76%) JUnit
4 5 (6.76%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.76%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) Selenium
4 5 (6.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.70%) AutoIt
6 1 (1.35%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (12.16%) Aerospace
1 9 (12.16%) Automotive
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Software Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Software Developer
5 9 (12.16%) C++ Developer
5 9 (12.16%) C++ Software Developer
5 9 (12.16%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Tester
6 8 (10.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Automation Tester
7 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (59.46%) .NET
2 23 (31.08%) AngularJS
3 17 (22.97%) XML
4 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
4 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
4 11 (14.86%) HTML
5 10 (13.51%) JSON
5 10 (13.51%) Web Services
6 9 (12.16%) Angular 2
6 9 (12.16%) Gherkin
7 7 (9.46%) CSS
7 7 (9.46%) jQuery
8 5 (6.76%) Apache Flex
8 5 (6.76%) Middleware
8 5 (6.76%) WPF
9 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.70%) EDI
10 2 (2.70%) EDIFACT
10 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (4.05%) CMDB
5 2 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 16 (21.62%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
4 15 (20.27%) TDD
5 14 (18.92%) BDD
5 14 (18.92%) SDLC
5 14 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (18.92%) Waterfall
6 10 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (12.16%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (12.16%) CAD
7 9 (12.16%) CAE
7 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (12.16%) Information Management
7 9 (12.16%) Kanban
7 9 (12.16%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (12.16%) Software Delivery
7 9 (12.16%) Test Scripting
7 9 (12.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.97%) SQL
2 53 (71.62%) C#
3 30 (40.54%) Java
4 29 (39.19%) Python
5 23 (31.08%) C++
6 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
7 16 (21.62%) T-SQL
8 14 (18.92%) C
9 10 (13.51%) PHP
9 10 (13.51%) VB6
10 9 (12.16%) Delphi
10 9 (12.16%) VB.NET
11 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
11 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
12 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
12 5 (6.76%) Pascal
12 5 (6.76%) VBScript
13 2 (2.70%) ActionScript
13 2 (2.70%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) ISTQB
2 12 (16.22%) Degree
3 10 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (12.16%) ISEB
5 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CCA
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) JTAG
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) NFS
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
3 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) HP ALM
2 4 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) HP
4 5 (6.76%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.76%) BT
5 4 (5.41%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (4.05%) BMC
7 2 (2.70%) Citrix
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 2 (2.70%) webMethods
7 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.35%) Atmel
8 1 (1.35%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.35%) F5
8 1 (1.35%) Jitterbit
8 1 (1.35%) McAfee
8 1 (1.35%) Renesas
8 1 (1.35%) Shavlik
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) Tableau