Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 222 186
Rank change year-on-year -19 -36 -3
Permanent jobs citing VB 111 184 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.92% 1.25% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 2.47% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 80 163 211
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,925 £28,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £48,875 £57,000 £46,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +8.75% -1.23%

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 5,927 7,458 8,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 49.07% 50.81% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,798 6,322 7,139
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 July 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 16 July 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
West Midlands +3 73 £40,000 +5.26% 13
East Midlands -20 38 £30,056 -27.14% 11
VB
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 74 (66.67%) C#
1 74 (66.67%) .NET
2 69 (62.16%) SQL
3 66 (59.46%) SQL Server
4 50 (45.05%) VB6
5 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET
6 41 (36.94%) VB.NET
7 39 (35.14%) SDLC
8 34 (30.63%) Windows
9 28 (25.23%) HTML
10 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
11 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
12 22 (19.82%) Android
13 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
14 18 (16.22%) C++
15 17 (15.32%) Mentoring
16 16 (14.41%) PHP
16 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Excel
17 15 (13.51%) T-SQL
17 15 (13.51%) VBScript
18 14 (12.61%) ITIL
19 13 (11.71%) Oracle
19 13 (11.71%) Java
19 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
20 12 (10.81%) Dynamics NAV
20 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
21 11 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
21 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012

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 10 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.70%) Appian
3 3 (2.70%) CMS
3 3 (2.70%) WinCC
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.70%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.70%) Summit
3 2 (1.80%) Exstream
3 2 (1.80%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.90%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.90%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (4.50%) Intranet
3 4 (3.60%) DHCP
3 4 (3.60%) DNS
4 3 (2.70%) Internet
5 2 (1.80%) Firewall
5 2 (1.80%) VoIP
5 2 (1.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.90%) LAN
6 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.80%) EDMS
6 2 (1.80%) MS Access
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.80%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.90%) DB2
7 1 (0.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.90%) Power BI
7 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.90%) Selenium
4 1 (0.90%) TestNG
General
1 11 (9.91%) Aerospace
1 11 (9.91%) Publishing
2 9 (8.11%) Retail
3 6 (5.41%) Legal
4 5 (4.50%) Finance
4 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.60%) Automotive
6 3 (2.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 60 (54.05%) Developer
2 37 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 30 (27.03%) VB.NET Developer
4 23 (20.72%) C# Developer
5 17 (15.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (12.61%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Applications Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (8.11%) IT Support
10 8 (7.21%) Android Developer
10 8 (7.21%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.21%) SQL Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Support Engineer
12 6 (5.41%) Analyst
13 5 (4.50%) IT Engineer
13 5 (4.50%) IT Support Engineer
13 5 (4.50%) Software Engineer
14 4 (3.60%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (66.67%) .NET
2 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET
3 28 (25.23%) HTML
4 13 (11.71%) .NET Framework
5 11 (9.91%) JSON
6 9 (8.11%) CSS
7 8 (7.21%) Entity Framework
8 5 (4.50%) CSS3
8 5 (4.50%) HTML5
8 5 (4.50%) Web Services
8 5 (4.50%) XML
9 3 (2.70%) Classic ASP
9 3 (2.70%) WinForms
10 2 (1.80%) ActiveX
10 2 (1.80%) ADO
10 2 (1.80%) Code First Entity Framework
10 2 (1.80%) COM
10 2 (1.80%) XSLT
11 1 (0.90%) IDoc
11 1 (0.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) SCADA
2 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.60%) NHS
4 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Windows
2 22 (19.82%) Android
3 11 (9.91%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.60%) Linux
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.80%) AIX
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.80%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) SDLC
2 17 (15.32%) Mentoring
3 14 (12.61%) ITIL
4 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.91%) Desktop Publishing
5 11 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (9.91%) Security Monitoring
6 10 (9.01%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.21%) Web Development
8 5 (4.50%) ERP
8 5 (4.50%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (4.50%) System Testing
9 4 (3.60%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (2.70%) Android Development
10 3 (2.70%) Coaching
10 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.70%) High Availability
10 3 (2.70%) IT Strategy
10 3 (2.70%) Performance Testing
10 3 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (66.67%) C#
2 69 (62.16%) SQL
3 50 (45.05%) VB6
4 41 (36.94%) VB.NET
5 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.22%) C++
7 16 (14.41%) PHP
8 15 (13.51%) T-SQL
8 15 (13.51%) VBScript
9 13 (11.71%) Java
10 10 (9.01%) VBA
11 9 (8.11%) PowerShell
12 6 (5.41%) Python
13 5 (4.50%) ActionScript
13 5 (4.50%) C
13 5 (4.50%) TypeScript
14 3 (2.70%) COBOL
14 3 (2.70%) IronPython
15 2 (1.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) HND
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.80%) MCSA
3 2 (1.80%) MCSE
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) GDPR
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.90%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle
3 8 (7.21%) VMware
4 6 (5.41%) DevExpress
5 4 (3.60%) SAP
6 3 (2.70%) HP
6 3 (2.70%) Progress
6 3 (2.70%) Rockwell
6 3 (2.70%) Wonderware
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Infor
8 1 (0.90%) Apple
8 1 (0.90%) CA
8 1 (0.90%) Xamarin