Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 175 263
Rank change year-on-year -94 +88 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 53 22 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.52% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.06% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 52
10th Percentile £32,798 £32,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,996 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
75th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £49,063
90th Percentile £62,750 £62,500 £54,875
England median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.25% -11.11% +1.12%

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 4,567 2,067 5,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.43% 52.72% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,503 1,715 4,758
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in the Midlands

VB
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VB in the Midlands

VB
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -45 37 £45,750 +8.28% 7
West Midlands -96 16 £40,000 -5.88% 7
VB
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 39 (73.58%) SQL
2 29 (54.72%) .NET
3 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
4 24 (45.28%) C#
5 22 (41.51%) HTML
5 22 (41.51%) Windows
6 19 (35.85%) CSS
6 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
8 13 (24.53%) VB6
8 13 (24.53%) MVC
8 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
8 13 (24.53%) Web Services
9 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.75%) VB.NET
10 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
10 11 (20.75%) Azure
10 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
11 10 (18.87%) Microservices
11 10 (18.87%) Kubernetes
11 10 (18.87%) SOA
11 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
12 9 (16.98%) Migration
12 9 (16.98%) jQuery
12 9 (16.98%) CRM
12 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.98%) Oracle
12 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
12 9 (16.98%) Social Skills
13 8 (15.09%) Full Stack Development

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 7 (13.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) PRMS
2 5 (9.43%) Visualfiles
3 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Azure
2 7 (13.21%) Amazon EKS
2 7 (13.21%) AWS
2 7 (13.21%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (13.21%) AWS CodeCommit
2 7 (13.21%) AWS CodePipeline
2 7 (13.21%) Azure Pipelines
2 7 (13.21%) GCP
2 7 (13.21%) GitHub
2 7 (13.21%) IaaS
2 7 (13.21%) OpenShift
2 7 (13.21%) PaaS
2 7 (13.21%) SaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (3.77%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) FTP
2 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) IPv4
2 7 (13.21%) LAN
2 7 (13.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 7 (13.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.32%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.77%) Power BI
7 1 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.89%) mvBase
7 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau
7 1 (1.89%) UniData
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) GitLab
2 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.21%) Vagrant
3 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (18.87%) Manufacturing
2 9 (16.98%) Social Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Analyst Programmer
3 10 (18.87%) Programmer
4 9 (16.98%) Systems Developer
5 8 (15.09%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 8 (15.09%) RPG Programmer
5 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Web Specialist
7 4 (7.55%) DevOps Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Graduate Systems Developer
7 4 (7.55%) IT Graduate
8 3 (5.66%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) HTML
3 19 (35.85%) CSS
4 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
5 13 (24.53%) Web Services
6 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
7 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
8 9 (16.98%) jQuery
9 8 (15.09%) CSS3
9 8 (15.09%) EDI
9 8 (15.09%) HTML5
9 8 (15.09%) RESTful
10 7 (13.21%) Django
10 7 (13.21%) Express
10 7 (13.21%) MEAN Stack
10 7 (13.21%) Node.js
10 7 (13.21%) React
10 7 (13.21%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (7.55%) SOAP
11 4 (7.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) iSeries
2 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) NHS
4 3 (5.66%) Legacy Applications
4 3 (5.66%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) MVC
3 10 (18.87%) Microservices
3 10 (18.87%) SOA
4 9 (16.98%) CRM
4 9 (16.98%) Migration
5 8 (15.09%) DevOps
5 8 (15.09%) Full Stack Development
5 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
5 8 (15.09%) Web Development
6 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
6 7 (13.21%) ITIL
6 7 (13.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
6 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
6 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.32%) Clean Code
7 6 (11.32%) Project Management
8 5 (9.43%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) SQL
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 24 (45.28%) C#
4 13 (24.53%) VB6
5 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
5 11 (20.75%) VB.NET
6 8 (15.09%) Python
6 8 (15.09%) RPG
7 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
7 7 (13.21%) C
7 7 (13.21%) C++
7 7 (13.21%) Java
7 7 (13.21%) Perl
7 7 (13.21%) PHP
7 7 (13.21%) Ruby
8 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.77%) J#
9 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.77%) VBA
10 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Kubernetes
2 7 (13.21%) Ansible
2 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.21%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) Terraform
3 2 (3.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Alibaba
2 7 (13.21%) IBM
3 6 (11.32%) InterSystems
4 2 (3.77%) UiPath
5 1 (1.89%) iManage
5 1 (1.89%) jBASE
5 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.89%) Xamarin