The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 46
Permanent jobs citing VB 0 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester - 2.23% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.10% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 18
Median salary - £35,000 £44,200
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.81%  
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 Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 175 157 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 62.06% 43.73% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 167 147 195
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

VB
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for VB in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicester region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) MCTS
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (71.43%) Tableau
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) C

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Systems Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) SSIS Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) MCTS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Tableau
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle