The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 90 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 -26  
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.20% 1.40% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 2.78% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 29
Median salary - £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 511 540 587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.30% 50.23% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 380 433 454
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

VB
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Essex.

Salary trend for VB in Essex

VB
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Brentwood +8 2 - -
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (26.67%) Dynatrace
4 4 (26.67%) Structured Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Nimsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) vSphere
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (26.67%) OpenView
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Compuware

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) SNMP
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Service Support Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Development Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.67%) VXML
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) e-Health
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (26.67%) Structured Programming
2 2 (13.33%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Conflict Management
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Ticket Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Tcl
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
1 4 (26.67%) OpenView
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) BMC
2 4 (26.67%) CA
2 4 (26.67%) Compuware
2 4 (26.67%) Dynatrace
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Nimsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix