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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 175 187 125
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -62
Permanent jobs citing VB 150 147 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.21% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 2.17% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 137 128 233
Average salary £52,500 £49,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.52% +4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,600 £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
5768 6762 6676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.97% 55.52% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5104 6013 6241
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 21 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 21 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.

1 293 (71.64%) SQL
2 219 (53.55%) Finance
3 197 (48.17%) SQL Server
4 196 (47.92%) .NET
5 162 (39.61%) C#
6 152 (37.16%) Microsoft
7 130 (31.78%) Windows
8 116 (28.36%) MS Excel
9 106 (25.92%) Java
9 106 (25.92%) ASP.NET
10 98 (23.96%) Degree
11 91 (22.25%) PowerShell
12 87 (21.27%) VBScript
13 83 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
14 77 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
15 75 (18.34%) HTML
16 73 (17.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 72 (17.60%) VB.NET
18 70 (17.11%) Oracle
18 70 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
18 70 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 68 (16.63%) VBA
19 68 (16.63%) JavaScript
20 67 (16.38%) Citrix
21 56 (13.69%) C++
22 54 (13.20%) MS Access
23 53 (12.96%) Active Directory
24 49 (11.98%) SCCM
25 46 (11.25%) Banking
25 46 (11.25%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 39 (9.54%) IIS
2 33 (8.07%) MS Exchange
3 28 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.44%) CMS
5 10 (2.44%) Node.js
5 10 (2.44%) Sitefinity
5 10 (2.44%) NServiceBus
5 10 (2.44%) Orchard CMS
5 10 (2.44%) Magnolia
6 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.73%) Lync
8 3 (0.73%) SAS
8 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 116 (28.36%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.58%) MS Office
3 15 (3.67%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.71%) LaTeX
6 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.49%) assyst
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.24%) HFM
3 1 (0.24%) Summit
3 1 (0.24%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.71%) Office 365
3 3 (0.73%) SaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.93%) SAN
1 12 (2.93%) DNS
2 8 (1.96%) Firewall
2 8 (1.96%) DHCP
3 7 (1.71%) VPN
4 4 (0.98%) VLAN
4 4 (0.98%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.73%) Internet
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.49%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) Extranet
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (48.17%) SQL Server
2 73 (17.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (17.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (13.20%) MS Access
5 40 (9.78%) Relational Database
6 32 (7.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (6.85%) QlikView
9 18 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (3.42%) MySQL
11 13 (3.18%) Oracle Database
11 13 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.93%) MongoDB
13 10 (2.44%) CouchDB
13 10 (2.44%) NoSQL
13 10 (2.44%) RavenDB
13 10 (2.44%) Neo4j
14 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (1.47%) OLAP
14 6 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (10.27%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (7.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 24 (5.87%) MSI
5 16 (3.91%) Selenium
6 10 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.44%) WebDriver
7 9 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (1.96%) NUnit
8 8 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.47%) ERwin
10 5 (1.22%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.22%) Bugzilla
10 5 (1.22%) TestComplete
10 5 (1.22%) JIRA
11 4 (0.98%) Subversion
12 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.24%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.24%) FinalBuilder
12 1 (0.24%) Moq
General
1 219 (53.55%) Finance
2 46 (11.25%) Banking
3 24 (5.87%) Financial Institution
4 21 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.91%) Front Office
6 15 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.18%) Law
8 11 (2.69%) Legal
9 8 (1.96%) Billing
9 8 (1.96%) Advertising
10 4 (0.98%) Marketing
10 4 (0.98%) Back Office
10 4 (0.98%) Games
11 3 (0.73%) Military
11 3 (0.73%) Retail
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (38.14%) Developer
2 132 (32.27%) Analyst
3 45 (11.00%) Applications Support
4 38 (9.29%) Support Analyst
5 26 (6.36%) Junior
6 24 (5.87%) Team Leader
6 24 (5.87%) Junior Developer
6 24 (5.87%) .NET Developer
7 23 (5.62%) Systems Developer
8 22 (5.38%) Data Analyst
9 21 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 19 (4.65%) Programmer
10 19 (4.65%) Business Analyst
10 19 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (4.40%) C# Developer
11 18 (4.40%) Analyst Programmer
12 15 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.67%) Web Developer
12 15 (3.67%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.93%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (47.92%) .NET
2 106 (25.92%) ASP.NET
3 75 (18.34%) HTML
4 46 (11.25%) Web Services
5 39 (9.54%) XML
6 35 (8.56%) CSS
7 30 (7.33%) SOAP
8 29 (7.09%) WCF
9 25 (6.11%) jQuery
10 24 (5.87%) Spring
10 24 (5.87%) .NET Framework
11 20 (4.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (4.65%) XSD
13 17 (4.16%) XSLT
13 17 (4.16%) HTML5
14 14 (3.42%) AngularJS
15 13 (3.18%) Hibernate
16 12 (2.93%) REST
17 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.27%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.16%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.44%) Open Source
6 9 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.71%) Derivative
8 6 (1.47%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.22%) Replication
9 5 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.98%) Physics
10 4 (0.98%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.73%) Social Media
11 3 (0.73%) PKI
12 2 (0.49%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.49%) Social Network
12 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.49%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 130 (31.78%) Windows
2 46 (11.25%) UNIX
3 39 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 26 (6.36%) Linux
7 25 (6.11%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.42%) HPUX
9 11 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.22%) Solaris
12 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (10.02%) Business Analysis
4 38 (9.29%) Release Management
5 36 (8.80%) Line Management
6 35 (8.56%) Asset Management
7 34 (8.31%) Web Development
8 32 (7.82%) Scrum
9 30 (7.33%) Waterfall
10 28 (6.85%) Software Engineering
11 25 (6.11%) Investment Management
12 24 (5.87%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (5.62%) MVC
13 23 (5.62%) Project Management
14 21 (5.13%) TDD
14 21 (5.13%) Data Analysis
15 20 (4.89%) Time Management
15 20 (4.89%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.89%) OO
16 19 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 293 (71.64%) SQL
2 162 (39.61%) C#
3 106 (25.92%) Java
4 91 (22.25%) PowerShell
5 87 (21.27%) VBScript
6 72 (17.60%) VB.NET
7 68 (16.63%) VBA
7 68 (16.63%) JavaScript
8 56 (13.69%) C++
9 41 (10.02%) T-SQL
10 22 (5.38%) C
11 20 (4.89%) VB6
12 18 (4.40%) Shell Script
13 17 (4.16%) XPath
14 14 (3.42%) Ruby
14 14 (3.42%) Python
14 14 (3.42%) Perl
15 13 (3.18%) PHP
16 10 (2.44%) F#
16 10 (2.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 98 (23.96%) Degree
2 13 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.20%) ISEB
4 8 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.98%) CCA
7 4 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.73%) MCSE
9 2 (0.49%) MCITP
9 2 (0.49%) MCP
10 1 (0.24%) HND
10 1 (0.24%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.60%) QA
2 11 (2.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (3.67%) XenDesktop
5 11 (2.69%) XenApp
6 10 (2.44%) vSphere
7 9 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.22%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.98%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 49 (11.98%) SCCM
2 15 (3.67%) WSUS
3 9 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.96%) SCOM
4 8 (1.96%) Windows Intune
5 4 (0.98%) OVSD
5 4 (0.98%) OpenView
6 2 (0.49%) Foglight
6 2 (0.49%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 152 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 70 (17.11%) Oracle
3 67 (16.38%) Citrix
4 44 (10.76%) VMware
5 21 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 18 (4.40%) HP
7 17 (4.16%) AppSense
8 16 (3.91%) Informatica
9 15 (3.67%) Trillium
9 15 (3.67%) DataFlux
10 13 (3.18%) Sybase
11 11 (2.69%) SAP
11 11 (2.69%) CA
11 11 (2.69%) webMethods
11 11 (2.69%) Sitecore
12 10 (2.44%) EPiServer
12 10 (2.44%) Zend
12 10 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.44%) Twitter
13 8 (1.96%) Tableau
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
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Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
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Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago