The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 204 138 176
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +38
Permanent jobs citing VB 108 246 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 1.99% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 3.81% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 94 207 132
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5485 6458 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.64% 52.16% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4805 5551 5987
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VB
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the City of London region.

VB Salary Trend in the City of London

VB
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in the City of London

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 118 (67.43%) SQL
2 97 (55.43%) Finance
3 78 (44.57%) .NET
4 71 (40.57%) Windows
5 66 (37.71%) Microsoft
6 65 (37.14%) SQL Server
7 62 (35.43%) MS Excel
8 60 (34.29%) C#
8 60 (34.29%) Degree
9 56 (32.00%) Java
10 53 (30.29%) Oracle
11 36 (20.57%) Active Directory
12 35 (20.00%) MS Office
13 32 (18.29%) Sybase
13 32 (18.29%) VBA
14 30 (17.14%) Banking
14 30 (17.14%) PowerShell
15 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
16 28 (16.00%) UNIX
17 27 (15.43%) C++
18 26 (14.86%) C
18 26 (14.86%) ASP.NET
18 26 (14.86%) Citrix
19 25 (14.29%) VMware
19 25 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (11.43%) Web Services
21 20 (11.43%) Relational Database
21 20 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
22 19 (10.86%) Visual Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.71%) IIS
3 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.57%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.71%) Apache
7 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.14%) Lync
8 2 (1.14%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.57%) Node.js
9 1 (0.57%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.57%) SAS
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 62 (35.43%) MS Excel
2 35 (20.00%) MS Office
3 12 (6.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (6.29%) MS Project
5 3 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.57%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.57%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.57%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.57%) Capstone
2 1 (0.57%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.14%) SAN
2 7 (4.00%) VLAN
3 6 (3.43%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.86%) SSL
4 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.86%) LAN
4 5 (2.86%) WAN
4 5 (2.86%) HTTP
5 4 (2.29%) CTI
6 3 (1.71%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.14%) DHCP
7 2 (1.14%) VPN
7 2 (1.14%) DDNS
7 2 (1.14%) IPsec
8 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.71%) RDBMS
4 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.29%) DB2
6 10 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (4.57%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.29%) MS Access
12 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.71%) QlikView
14 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.14%) Subversion
4 5 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.14%) NUnit
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.57%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.57%) Ant
6 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.57%) MSTest
6 1 (0.57%) Moq
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
General
1 97 (55.43%) Finance
2 30 (17.14%) Banking
3 17 (9.71%) Back Office
4 15 (8.57%) Front Office
5 12 (6.86%) Retail
6 9 (5.14%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.00%) Marketing
8 5 (2.86%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.29%) Legal
10 3 (1.71%) Advertising
11 2 (1.14%) Law
11 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.14%) French Language
11 2 (1.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (35.43%) Developer
2 59 (33.71%) Analyst
3 21 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 20 (11.43%) Programmer
4 20 (11.43%) Consultant
5 18 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 16 (9.14%) Graduate
6 16 (9.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 15 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 15 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (6.86%) Analyst Developer
9 11 (6.29%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.71%) VB Developer
11 9 (5.14%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (4.57%) Developer Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) SQL Developer
12 8 (4.57%) Technical Support
12 8 (4.57%) Technical Support Analyst
13 6 (3.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (44.57%) .NET
2 26 (14.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (11.43%) Web Services
4 17 (9.71%) HTML
5 16 (9.14%) XML
6 14 (8.00%) Spring
7 9 (5.14%) ActiveX
7 9 (5.14%) CSS
8 8 (4.57%) Middleware
8 8 (4.57%) jQuery
9 7 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (4.00%) WPF
9 7 (4.00%) SOAP
10 6 (3.43%) NHibernate
11 5 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (2.86%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.86%) XSL
12 4 (2.29%) MSMQ
12 4 (2.29%) EDI
12 4 (2.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
2 25 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.14%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.29%) Derivative
4 11 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.57%) Physics
6 7 (4.00%) Replication
7 6 (3.43%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.43%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.86%) Hybrid Derivative
8 5 (2.86%) Exotic Derivative
9 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.29%) iSeries
10 3 (1.71%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.71%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.14%) Blog
11 2 (1.14%) Statistics
12 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.57%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 71 (40.57%) Windows
2 28 (16.00%) UNIX
3 14 (8.00%) Linux
4 10 (5.71%) HPUX
5 8 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (9.71%) CRM
3 16 (9.14%) ITIL
4 14 (8.00%) Project Management
4 14 (8.00%) Workflow
4 14 (8.00%) Time Management
5 13 (7.43%) Service Management
5 13 (7.43%) Mentoring
6 12 (6.86%) UML
6 12 (6.86%) MVC
6 12 (6.86%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (6.86%) Investment Management
7 11 (6.29%) Use Case
8 10 (5.71%) System Testing
8 10 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.14%) Asset Management
9 9 (5.14%) BCP
10 8 (4.57%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 118 (67.43%) SQL
2 60 (34.29%) C#
3 56 (32.00%) Java
4 32 (18.29%) VBA
5 30 (17.14%) PowerShell
6 27 (15.43%) C++
7 26 (14.86%) C
8 17 (9.71%) VB.NET
9 16 (9.14%) VB6
10 14 (8.00%) Shell Script
10 14 (8.00%) VBScript
11 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
11 11 (6.29%) Perl
12 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.43%) Python
13 5 (2.86%) Ruby
14 4 (2.29%) RPG
15 3 (1.71%) PHP
16 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 60 (34.29%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) CCA
2 3 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.14%) MCSE
3 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.57%) MCSA
4 1 (0.57%) MCITP
4 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) COBIT
2 9 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (20.57%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.29%) XenApp
4 9 (5.14%) XenDesktop
4 9 (5.14%) VMware Server
5 8 (4.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) SCCM
2 9 (5.14%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.29%) MOM
4 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.57%) Nessus
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (37.71%) Microsoft
2 53 (30.29%) Oracle
3 32 (18.29%) Sybase
4 26 (14.86%) Citrix
5 25 (14.29%) VMware
6 13 (7.43%) webMethods
7 11 (6.29%) Cisco
8 8 (4.57%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.00%) IBM
10 6 (3.43%) HP
10 6 (3.43%) IronPort
11 5 (2.86%) Symantec
11 5 (2.86%) Serena
12 4 (2.29%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.29%) Red Gate
13 3 (1.71%) Tableau
13 3 (1.71%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.71%) Altiris
13 3 (1.71%) Bloomberg
13 3 (1.71%) StatPro
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PAW Associates
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum £60K + Excellent Bonus +Exceptional Benefits
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