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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 146 169 142
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 204 167 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.69% 1.38% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 2.46% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 172 145 222
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £36,600 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £75,000
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
6282 6777 7137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.92% 55.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5443 6123 6653
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 322 (73.02%) SQL
2 255 (57.82%) Finance
3 212 (48.07%) SQL Server
4 209 (47.39%) .NET
5 170 (38.55%) C#
6 165 (37.41%) Microsoft
7 141 (31.97%) Windows
8 119 (26.98%) Degree
9 115 (26.08%) VBScript
10 106 (24.04%) MS Excel
11 105 (23.81%) PowerShell
12 103 (23.36%) Java
12 103 (23.36%) ASP.NET
13 85 (19.27%) HTML
14 84 (19.05%) VB.NET
15 78 (17.69%) JavaScript
15 78 (17.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 74 (16.78%) Oracle
17 72 (16.33%) VBA
18 70 (15.87%) Citrix
18 70 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 64 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
20 61 (13.83%) MS Access
21 60 (13.61%) C++
22 59 (13.38%) Active Directory
22 59 (13.38%) Computer Science
23 51 (11.56%) Release Management
24 50 (11.34%) T-SQL
24 50 (11.34%) Visual Studio
25 49 (11.11%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (8.84%) IIS
2 28 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.22%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.04%) Magnolia
5 9 (2.04%) NServiceBus
5 9 (2.04%) Orchard CMS
5 9 (2.04%) Node.js
5 9 (2.04%) Sitefinity
5 9 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.04%) CMS
6 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.13%) Apache
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (0.68%) SAS
9 2 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 106 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.22%) MS Office
3 20 (4.54%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.59%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Endur
2 2 (0.45%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.45%) assyst
2 2 (0.45%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics SL
3 1 (0.23%) HFM
3 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.91%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.17%) Internet
2 9 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.04%) Firewall
3 6 (1.36%) SAN
4 3 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.68%) DNS
4 3 (0.68%) DHCP
5 2 (0.45%) FTP
5 2 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) Extranet
6 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (48.07%) SQL Server
2 78 (17.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (13.83%) MS Access
5 47 (10.66%) Relational Database
6 31 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (4.99%) QlikView
9 21 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (3.17%) MySQL
11 11 (2.49%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.04%) Neo4j
12 9 (2.04%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.04%) RavenDB
12 9 (2.04%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (1.81%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (1.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 50 (11.34%) Visual Studio
2 40 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (8.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 27 (6.12%) MSI
5 23 (5.22%) Selenium
6 18 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 16 (3.63%) NUnit
8 13 (2.95%) TestComplete
8 13 (2.95%) Bugzilla
9 12 (2.72%) MSBuild
10 10 (2.27%) Git (software)
11 9 (2.04%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.81%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.59%) Subversion
14 6 (1.36%) ERwin
15 5 (1.13%) JIRA
16 2 (0.45%) InstallShield
16 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 2 (0.45%) FinalBuilder
17 1 (0.23%) eggPlant
General
1 255 (57.82%) Finance
2 46 (10.43%) Banking
3 38 (8.62%) Financial Institution
4 22 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.31%) Front Office
6 11 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.81%) Billing
8 6 (1.36%) Law
8 6 (1.36%) Legal
8 6 (1.36%) Marketing
9 5 (1.13%) Advertising
10 4 (0.91%) Games
10 4 (0.91%) Retail
11 3 (0.68%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Military
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.45%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 167 (37.87%) Developer
2 132 (29.93%) Analyst
3 40 (9.07%) Applications Support
4 32 (7.26%) Support Engineer
5 31 (7.03%) Support Analyst
5 31 (7.03%) .NET Developer
6 27 (6.12%) Junior
7 26 (5.90%) Systems Developer
8 25 (5.67%) C# Developer
9 24 (5.44%) Data Analyst
9 24 (5.44%) Junior Developer
10 23 (5.22%) Team Leader
11 21 (4.76%) Business Analyst
11 21 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.63%) Applications Support Analyst
13 16 (3.63%) Consultant
13 16 (3.63%) Programmer
14 15 (3.40%) Analyst Programmer
15 14 (3.17%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (47.39%) .NET
2 103 (23.36%) ASP.NET
3 85 (19.27%) HTML
4 44 (9.98%) Web Services
5 39 (8.84%) CSS
6 37 (8.39%) XML
7 32 (7.26%) .NET Framework
8 25 (5.67%) SOAP
9 24 (5.44%) WCF
10 23 (5.22%) jQuery
11 21 (4.76%) Spring
12 19 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (3.17%) HTML5
14 13 (2.95%) XSLT
14 13 (2.95%) XSD
15 12 (2.72%) OCX
15 12 (2.72%) Hibernate
15 12 (2.72%) AngularJS
16 10 (2.27%) LAMP
16 10 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.38%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.40%) Mathematics
4 14 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.27%) Derivative
6 9 (2.04%) Open Source
7 7 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.91%) Equities
9 4 (0.91%) Replication
9 4 (0.91%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.91%) Physics
9 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.68%) Social Media
10 3 (0.68%) NHS
10 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.45%) Clustering
11 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (31.97%) Windows
2 49 (11.11%) UNIX
3 30 (6.80%) Windows 7
4 28 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (6.12%) Windows 8
6 21 (4.76%) Linux
7 14 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.27%) HPUX
9 5 (1.13%) Solaris
10 3 (0.68%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (11.56%) Release Management
3 48 (10.88%) Business Analysis
4 41 (9.30%) Asset Management
5 34 (7.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 33 (7.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 33 (7.48%) Web Development
7 30 (6.80%) Software Engineering
7 30 (6.80%) Scrum
7 30 (6.80%) Change Control
8 27 (6.12%) Data Analysis
8 27 (6.12%) Project Management
9 26 (5.90%) Waterfall
9 26 (5.90%) Unit Testing
10 24 (5.44%) Regression Testing
10 24 (5.44%) Test Scripting
11 23 (5.22%) Time Management
12 20 (4.54%) MVC
13 19 (4.31%) ITIL
14 18 (4.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 322 (73.02%) SQL
2 170 (38.55%) C#
3 115 (26.08%) VBScript
4 105 (23.81%) PowerShell
5 103 (23.36%) Java
6 84 (19.05%) VB.NET
7 78 (17.69%) JavaScript
8 72 (16.33%) VBA
9 60 (13.61%) C++
10 50 (11.34%) T-SQL
11 30 (6.80%) Perl
12 28 (6.35%) VB6
13 20 (4.54%) Ruby
14 18 (4.08%) C
15 15 (3.40%) Shell Script
16 14 (3.17%) Python
17 13 (2.95%) XPath
17 13 (2.95%) PHP
18 10 (2.27%) PHP5
19 9 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 119 (26.98%) Degree
2 28 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.85%) ISEB
4 8 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.13%) MCSE
7 3 (0.68%) MCITP
7 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.45%) MCP
9 1 (0.23%) EnCE
9 1 (0.23%) CCA
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.84%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) SLA
3 4 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.68%) FATCA
4 3 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.23%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 59 (13.38%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (3.40%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.91%) vSphere
8 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 45 (10.20%) SCCM
2 18 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (3.40%) WSUS
4 10 (2.27%) Windows Intune
5 5 (1.13%) SCOM
6 3 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.45%) Control-M
7 2 (0.45%) Foglight
7 2 (0.45%) OpenView
7 2 (0.45%) OVSD
8 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 165 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (16.78%) Oracle
3 70 (15.87%) Citrix
4 47 (10.66%) VMware
5 25 (5.67%) HP
6 17 (3.85%) AppSense
6 17 (3.85%) Informatica
6 17 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 16 (3.63%) Trillium
7 16 (3.63%) DataFlux
8 13 (2.95%) Sybase
9 12 (2.72%) CA
10 10 (2.27%) Sitecore
10 10 (2.27%) Zend
11 9 (2.04%) Twitter
11 9 (2.04%) EPiServer
11 9 (2.04%) SAP
12 8 (1.81%) webMethods
13 7 (1.59%) Tableau
14 6 (1.36%) JBoss
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
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Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bonuses + Benefits
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