Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 232 184
Rank change year-on-year -10 -48 -49
Permanent jobs citing VB 127 174 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.96% 1.13% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.11% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 98 143 262
Midlands median annual salary £38,316 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £56,375 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,341 8,238 8,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.95% 53.33% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,217 7,123 7,308
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the Midlands

VB
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for VB in the Midlands

VB
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in the Midlands

VB
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +1 66 £38,500 -6.10% 16
West Midlands -17 61 £37,500 -6.25% 22
VB
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for VB.

1 81 (63.78%) SQL Server
2 65 (51.18%) .NET
3 62 (48.82%) SQL
4 53 (41.73%) C#
5 48 (37.80%) VB6
6 42 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (31.50%) ASP.NET
7 40 (31.50%) Microsoft
8 30 (23.62%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (22.83%) Windows
9 29 (22.83%) VB.NET
9 29 (22.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (20.47%) CSS
11 25 (19.69%) SDLC
12 23 (18.11%) HTML
13 21 (16.54%) PowerShell
13 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
13 21 (16.54%) Finance
13 21 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (15.75%) ITIL
15 19 (14.96%) CRM
15 19 (14.96%) SharePoint
16 18 (14.17%) MVC
16 18 (14.17%) T-SQL
16 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (14.17%) .NET Framework
17 15 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (11.81%) VMware
18 14 (11.02%) VBScript
18 14 (11.02%) Retail

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (14.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.94%) IIS
3 3 (2.36%) CMS
4 2 (1.57%) DNN
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.57%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (1.57%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.51%) Office 365
3 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) SAN
1 4 (3.15%) VPN
2 3 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (2.36%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.36%) SSL
3 2 (1.57%) FTP
3 2 (1.57%) VLAN
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (63.78%) SQL Server
2 29 (22.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.09%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.15%) DB2
8 4 (3.15%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (3.15%) MySQL
8 4 (3.15%) Redis
9 3 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.36%) EDRMS
9 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.36%) QlikView
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.09%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.57%) JIRA
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Retail
3 9 (7.09%) Legal
4 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.72%) Law
6 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.36%) Banking
7 3 (2.36%) Billing
8 2 (1.57%) Advertising
8 2 (1.57%) Automotive
8 2 (1.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (62.20%) Developer
2 26 (20.47%) .NET Developer
3 22 (17.32%) VB Developer
4 21 (16.54%) VB6 Developer
5 19 (14.96%) Analyst
6 15 (11.81%) Senior Developer
7 13 (10.24%) C# Developer
7 13 (10.24%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Senior VB Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Senior VB6 Developer
9 9 (7.09%) SQL Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Applications Support
11 7 (5.51%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) Integration Developer
11 7 (5.51%) RPG Developer
11 7 (5.51%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.51%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (4.72%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (51.18%) .NET
2 40 (31.50%) ASP.NET
3 26 (20.47%) CSS
4 23 (18.11%) HTML
5 18 (14.17%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.45%) WCF
7 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (7.87%) Entity Framework
7 10 (7.87%) jQuery
8 9 (7.09%) Web Services
9 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (5.51%) EDI
9 7 (5.51%) Middleware
10 6 (4.72%) ActiveX
11 5 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.94%) XML
12 4 (3.15%) .NET Core
12 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Graph
12 4 (3.15%) Node.js
12 4 (3.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.66%) EPoS
4 7 (5.51%) AS400
4 7 (5.51%) iSeries
5 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (1.57%) CCTV
9 2 (1.57%) Fintech
9 2 (1.57%) NHS
9 2 (1.57%) SCADA
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.79%) Blog
10 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.79%) Kindle
10 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Windows
2 12 (9.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.30%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.51%) Unix
5 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.94%) Linux
7 4 (3.15%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.36%) Android
8 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.36%) VMS
8 3 (2.36%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.36%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.69%) SDLC
3 21 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (15.75%) ITIL
5 19 (14.96%) CRM
6 18 (14.17%) MVC
7 13 (10.24%) Time Management
8 12 (9.45%) Workflow
9 11 (8.66%) ETL
9 11 (8.66%) IT Strategy
9 11 (8.66%) Project Management
10 10 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.87%) Coaching
10 10 (7.87%) Decision-Making
11 9 (7.09%) ERP
11 9 (7.09%) SOA
12 8 (6.30%) Business Continuity
12 8 (6.30%) Scrum
12 8 (6.30%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.82%) SQL
2 53 (41.73%) C#
3 48 (37.80%) VB6
4 29 (22.83%) VB.NET
5 21 (16.54%) JavaScript
5 21 (16.54%) PowerShell
6 18 (14.17%) T-SQL
7 14 (11.02%) VBScript
8 13 (10.24%) C++
8 13 (10.24%) Java
9 11 (8.66%) VBA
10 8 (6.30%) C
11 7 (5.51%) RPG
11 7 (5.51%) RPG IV
12 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.36%) Perl
13 3 (2.36%) PHP
13 3 (2.36%) Ruby
14 1 (0.79%) COBOL
14 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.57%) HND
4 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.57%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.87%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.51%) vSphere
4 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.36%) NFS
5 3 (2.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.15%) HP ALM
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.36%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.36%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.36%) vMotion
3 3 (2.36%) WMI
4 2 (1.57%) SCCM
5 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (31.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.81%) VMware
3 12 (9.45%) Oracle
4 10 (7.87%) HP
5 7 (5.51%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.94%) BMC
6 5 (3.94%) Cisco
6 5 (3.94%) Remedy
7 4 (3.15%) Informatica
7 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.15%) Tableau
8 3 (2.36%) Dell
8 3 (2.36%) DevExpress
8 3 (2.36%) EMC
8 3 (2.36%) IBM
8 3 (2.36%) LexisNexis
8 3 (2.36%) NetApp
8 3 (2.36%) Veeam
9 2 (1.57%) SAP
9 2 (1.57%) Sophos