Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 235 183
Rank change year-on-year -1 -52 -46
Permanent jobs citing VB 120 164 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.00% 1.10% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 2.04% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 99 133 225
Midlands median annual salary £38,132 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.67% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £54,000 £60,850 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 5,615 8,045 8,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 46.64% 53.86% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4,454 6,848 6,912
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -8 60 £37,500 -2.60% 21
West Midlands +26 59 £38,132 -4.67% 24
VB
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 72 (60.00%) SQL
2 66 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 58 (48.33%) .NET
4 50 (41.67%) VB6
5 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (35.00%) C#
7 35 (29.17%) ASP.NET
8 34 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (26.67%) VB.NET
10 30 (25.00%) SDLC
11 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
12 26 (21.67%) Windows
13 25 (20.83%) JavaScript
14 24 (20.00%) HTML
14 24 (20.00%) CSS
15 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (15.00%) Finance
17 18 (15.00%) Java
17 18 (15.00%) CRM
17 18 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (14.17%) T-SQL
19 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
20 15 (12.50%) MVC
20 15 (12.50%) HP
20 15 (12.50%) Retail
20 15 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 15 (12.50%) .NET Framework
21 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
22 13 (10.83%) ETL

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 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.33%) Confluence
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 2 (1.67%) DNN
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.67%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.50%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.83%) Office 365
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (5.00%) FTP
1 6 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (3.33%) HTTP
2 4 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.33%) SSH
3 2 (1.67%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (10.83%) Relational Database
5 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.83%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (5.83%) InterSystems Cache
6 7 (5.83%) MySQL
6 7 (5.83%) Redis
7 6 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.17%) QlikView
9 4 (3.33%) DB2
9 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.83%) MS Access
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.17%) Selenium
4 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.83%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.83%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Retail
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.00%) Billing
5 5 (4.17%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Back Office
6 2 (1.67%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (62.50%) Developer
2 30 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.67%) Analyst
4 19 (15.83%) VB.NET Developer
5 17 (14.17%) C# Developer
5 17 (14.17%) VB Developer
6 15 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
7 13 (10.83%) SQL Developer
8 11 (9.17%) Senior VB Developer
8 11 (9.17%) Senior VB6 Developer
9 10 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (8.33%) Test Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) Integration Developer
10 7 (5.83%) RPG Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) Systems Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (5.00%) Technical Support
11 6 (5.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (48.33%) .NET
2 35 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 24 (20.00%) CSS
3 24 (20.00%) HTML
4 15 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 10 (8.33%) Web Services
6 9 (7.50%) REST
6 9 (7.50%) SOAP
7 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (6.67%) jQuery
8 7 (5.83%) .NET Core
8 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (5.83%) EDI
8 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Graph
8 7 (5.83%) Middleware
9 6 (5.00%) XML
10 5 (4.17%) JSON
10 5 (4.17%) RESTful
11 3 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) EPoS
3 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.83%) AS400
4 7 (5.83%) iSeries
5 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (2.50%) NHS
6 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Blog
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.83%) Kindle
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.67%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) Linux
3 11 (9.17%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.00%) VMS
5 6 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 6 (5.00%) Windows NT
5 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.50%) Android
7 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.67%) Unix
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.00%) SDLC
3 18 (15.00%) CRM
3 18 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (12.50%) MVC
5 13 (10.83%) ETL
5 13 (10.83%) ITIL
5 13 (10.83%) Time Management
6 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (9.17%) IT Strategy
6 11 (9.17%) Scrum
6 11 (9.17%) Test Automation
6 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.50%) ERP
8 9 (7.50%) SOA
8 9 (7.50%) User Stories
8 9 (7.50%) Web Development
8 9 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (60.00%) SQL
2 50 (41.67%) VB6
3 42 (35.00%) C#
4 32 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 25 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.00%) Java
7 17 (14.17%) T-SQL
8 13 (10.83%) C++
9 12 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 12 (10.00%) VBA
10 9 (7.50%) VBScript
11 7 (5.83%) RPG
11 7 (5.83%) RPG IV
12 6 (5.00%) C
13 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.67%) IronPython
14 2 (1.67%) Python
15 1 (0.83%) COBOL
15 1 (0.83%) Fortran
15 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) QA
3 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.67%) GDPR
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.67%) vSphere
3 6 (5.00%) NFS
3 6 (5.00%) vCloud
3 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.67%) HP ALM
3 6 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.00%) vCenter Server
3 6 (5.00%) vMotion
3 6 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.50%) HP
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle
4 9 (7.50%) VMware
5 7 (5.83%) Cisco
5 7 (5.83%) JD Edwards
5 7 (5.83%) Tableau
6 6 (5.00%) Dell
6 6 (5.00%) EMC
6 6 (5.00%) IBM
6 6 (5.00%) NetApp
6 6 (5.00%) Veeam
7 3 (2.50%) Aderant
7 3 (2.50%) Cognos
7 3 (2.50%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.67%) SAP
9 1 (0.83%) Epicor
9 1 (0.83%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.83%) Remedy
9 1 (0.83%) Sophos