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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 54 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9  
Permanent jobs citing VB 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.75% 0.95% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 1.85% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Median salary £47,500 £38,842 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.29% -11.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

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 264 162 234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 66.00% 51.27% 55.45%
Number of salaries quoted 235 146 193
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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

VB
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Leicester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Leicester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

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

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) QA
5 5 (55.56%) MCTS
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
5 5 (55.56%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (55.56%) Tableau
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (55.56%) SDLC
5 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (55.56%) Project Management
5 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (55.56%) ERP
5 5 (55.56%) ETL
5 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related 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 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Business Systems Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) SSIS Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development Director
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Development
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT Development
3 1 (11.11%) IT Director
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) ERP
2 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) VB6
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) MCTS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Tableau
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
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