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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 58 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.39% 1.83% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 3.62% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 24
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £42,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -18.51%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 286 359 336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 55.21% 50.42% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 259 332 293
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (33.33%) Tableau
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) MCTS
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce

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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior VB Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) SSIS Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) VB Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) ERP
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) VB6
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) MCTS
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle