Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 79 98
Rank change year-on-year -26 +19 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 9 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.64% 2.66% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 5.68% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 52 42
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +28.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £43,500 £37,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £66,639 £64,625 £50,500
East of England median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 786 1003 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.90% 46.78% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 666 774 1013
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,712 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £64,469 -
Chelmsford -35 1 £40,000 -22.33%
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Delphi
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Creative Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) WebGL
4 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) CGI
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) Tcl
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) Games
4 2 (22.22%) Maya
4 2 (22.22%) MAXScript
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing

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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) CGI
2 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (22.22%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Animation
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Creative Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (11.11%) Microservices
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Delphi
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) MAXScript
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Tcl
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft