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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 166 192 133
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -59
Permanent jobs citing VB 146 153 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.26% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 2.28% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 135 135 225
Average salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5724 6704 6392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.82% 55.30% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5936 5961
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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.

1 277 (71.03%) SQL
2 200 (51.28%) Finance
3 197 (50.51%) SQL Server
4 185 (47.44%) .NET
5 158 (40.51%) C#
6 142 (36.41%) Microsoft
7 118 (30.26%) MS Excel
8 116 (29.74%) Windows
9 99 (25.38%) Java
9 99 (25.38%) ASP.NET
10 95 (24.36%) Degree
11 77 (19.74%) PowerShell
12 74 (18.97%) VBScript
13 73 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (18.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 70 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
16 69 (17.69%) Oracle
16 69 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 67 (17.18%) VBA
18 66 (16.92%) HTML
19 65 (16.67%) VB.NET
20 62 (15.90%) JavaScript
21 57 (14.62%) Citrix
22 54 (13.85%) C++
23 53 (13.59%) MS Access
24 47 (12.05%) Active Directory
25 45 (11.54%) Web Services
26 44 (11.28%) UNIX
26 44 (11.28%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 36 (9.23%) IIS
2 30 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 29 (7.44%) SharePoint
4 24 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.31%) Node.js
5 9 (2.31%) Sitefinity
5 9 (2.31%) Orchard CMS
5 9 (2.31%) NServiceBus
5 9 (2.31%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.31%) Magnolia
5 9 (2.31%) CMS
6 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.77%) Lync
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (0.77%) SAS
9 2 (0.51%) Apache
9 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 118 (30.26%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.21%) MS Office
3 15 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.79%) LaTeX
6 6 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.51%) assyst
3 1 (0.26%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.26%) Summit
3 1 (0.26%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.54%) Office 365
3 3 (0.77%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.33%) DNS
1 13 (3.33%) SAN
2 8 (2.05%) DHCP
3 7 (1.79%) Firewall
3 7 (1.79%) VPN
4 4 (1.03%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.03%) VLAN
5 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.51%) SSL
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.51%) Internet
7 1 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (50.51%) SQL Server
2 71 (18.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (13.59%) MS Access
5 38 (9.74%) Relational Database
6 31 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (7.44%) QlikView
7 29 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.33%) MySQL
10 13 (3.33%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.82%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.31%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.31%) CouchDB
12 9 (2.31%) RavenDB
12 9 (2.31%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.54%) OLAP
13 6 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (9.49%) Visual Studio
2 28 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (4.36%) MSI
5 14 (3.59%) Selenium
6 9 (2.31%) WebDriver
6 9 (2.31%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.05%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.79%) NUnit
9 6 (1.54%) ERwin
10 5 (1.28%) JIRA
10 5 (1.28%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.03%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.03%) Subversion
11 4 (1.03%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.26%) Moq
12 1 (0.26%) FinalBuilder
12 1 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 200 (51.28%) Finance
2 44 (11.28%) Banking
3 21 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 18 (4.62%) Financial Institution
5 17 (4.36%) Front Office
6 16 (4.10%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.59%) Law
8 11 (2.82%) Legal
9 9 (2.31%) Advertising
10 7 (1.79%) Billing
11 5 (1.28%) Marketing
12 4 (1.03%) Retail
12 4 (1.03%) Back Office
13 3 (0.77%) Games
13 3 (0.77%) Military
14 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.26%) Automotive
15 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (39.23%) Developer
2 129 (33.08%) Analyst
3 44 (11.28%) Applications Support
4 36 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 27 (6.92%) Data Analyst
6 25 (6.41%) Junior
7 23 (5.90%) .NET Developer
7 23 (5.90%) Junior Developer
8 21 (5.38%) Support Engineer
9 20 (5.13%) Programmer
9 20 (5.13%) Systems Developer
10 19 (4.87%) Team Leader
10 19 (4.87%) Applications Support Analyst
10 19 (4.87%) Analyst Programmer
10 19 (4.87%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.36%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.85%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (47.44%) .NET
2 99 (25.38%) ASP.NET
3 66 (16.92%) HTML
4 45 (11.54%) Web Services
5 36 (9.23%) XML
6 31 (7.95%) CSS
7 29 (7.44%) SOAP
8 28 (7.18%) WCF
9 25 (6.41%) Spring
10 24 (6.15%) .NET Framework
11 23 (5.90%) jQuery
12 19 (4.87%) XSD
13 18 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (4.36%) HTML5
14 17 (4.36%) XSLT
15 13 (3.33%) AngularJS
16 12 (3.08%) REST
16 12 (3.08%) Hibernate
17 9 (2.31%) LAMP
17 9 (2.31%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.87%) Mathematics
4 11 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.31%) Open Source
7 8 (2.05%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.79%) Derivative
9 5 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.03%) Replication
10 4 (1.03%) Physics
10 4 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.03%) PKI
11 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.77%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.77%) Social Media
11 3 (0.77%) iPad
12 2 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 116 (29.74%) Windows
2 44 (11.28%) UNIX
3 37 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (6.41%) Linux
6 20 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.10%) Windows 8
8 15 (3.85%) HPUX
9 12 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.28%) Solaris
12 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 35 (8.97%) Line Management
5 34 (8.72%) Web Development
5 34 (8.72%) Release Management
6 33 (8.46%) Asset Management
7 30 (7.69%) Scrum
8 28 (7.18%) Waterfall
9 26 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 24 (6.15%) Data Analysis
11 23 (5.90%) Investment Management
12 22 (5.64%) Data Management
13 21 (5.38%) TDD
13 21 (5.38%) Project Management
13 21 (5.38%) MVC
14 19 (4.87%) OO
14 19 (4.87%) Document Management
14 19 (4.87%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (71.03%) SQL
2 158 (40.51%) C#
3 99 (25.38%) Java
4 77 (19.74%) PowerShell
5 74 (18.97%) VBScript
6 67 (17.18%) VBA
7 65 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 62 (15.90%) JavaScript
9 54 (13.85%) C++
10 37 (9.49%) T-SQL
11 24 (6.15%) C
12 19 (4.87%) Shell Script
12 19 (4.87%) VB6
13 17 (4.36%) XPath
14 14 (3.59%) Python
15 12 (3.08%) PHP
16 11 (2.82%) Perl
16 11 (2.82%) Ruby
17 9 (2.31%) PHP5
17 9 (2.31%) F#
Qualifications
1 95 (24.36%) Degree
2 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.05%) ISEB
3 8 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.03%) CCA
6 4 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.77%) MCSE
8 2 (0.51%) MCP
8 2 (0.51%) HND
8 2 (0.51%) MCITP
9 1 (0.26%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.64%) QA
2 11 (2.82%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (2.82%) XenApp
4 11 (2.82%) vSphere
5 9 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (2.05%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.03%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.51%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 39 (10.00%) SCCM
2 9 (2.31%) SCOM
2 9 (2.31%) WSUS
3 8 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.54%) Windows Intune
5 4 (1.03%) OpenView
5 4 (1.03%) OVSD
6 2 (0.51%) Control-M
6 2 (0.51%) Foglight
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 142 (36.41%) Microsoft
2 69 (17.69%) Oracle
3 57 (14.62%) Citrix
4 42 (10.77%) VMware
5 23 (5.90%) Business Objects
6 17 (4.36%) HP
7 16 (4.10%) Informatica
8 15 (3.85%) Trillium
8 15 (3.85%) DataFlux
9 14 (3.59%) Sybase
10 12 (3.08%) webMethods
11 11 (2.82%) SAP
11 11 (2.82%) AppSense
12 10 (2.56%) Sitecore
12 10 (2.56%) CA
12 10 (2.56%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.31%) EPiServer
13 9 (2.31%) Twitter
13 9 (2.31%) Zend
14 7 (1.79%) Tableau
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sure Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago