The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 58 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VB 13 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.82% 0.90% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 1.71% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 21
Median salary £41,000 £35,184 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.53% -6.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,900 £44,000
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 412 350 399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 57.70% 52.32% 54.96%
Number of salaries quoted 347 315 344
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

VB
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for VB in Leicestershire

VB
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in Leicestershire

VB
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leicester -3 7 £47,500 +22.29% 2
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) C#
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 17 (68.00%) VB.NET
3 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (36.00%) Scrum
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (28.00%) MVC
11 6 (24.00%) Logistics
11 6 (24.00%) Change Management
11 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
11 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (24.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.00%) QA
12 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (20.00%) Tableau
12 5 (20.00%) SDLC
12 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (52.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (52.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (52.00%) VB Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Senior VB Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) SSIS Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) CSS3
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) WinForms
5 2 (8.00%) XHTML
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (24.00%) Change Management
5 6 (24.00%) Logistics
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) ERP
6 5 (20.00%) ETL
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 1 (4.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (16.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) VB6
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) MCTS
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
Leicester, Leicestershire
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