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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 84 64
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20  
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.21% 0.90% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 1.84% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 35
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 552 490 643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 57.26% 49.05% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 473 425 517
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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 23 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
Chelmsford -16 2 £40,000 +15.94%
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management

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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago