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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 237 136 172
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +36
Permanent jobs citing VB 66 229 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 1.82% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 3.47% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 55 214 143
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,925 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £66,750 £60,000
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
5287 6596 6399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.67% 52.57% 53.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4648 5722 5685
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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.

1 106 (58.24%) SQL
2 82 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 75 (41.21%) .NET
4 68 (37.36%) Finance
5 57 (31.32%) C#
6 55 (30.22%) Windows
7 54 (29.67%) SQL Server
8 44 (24.18%) VBA
9 43 (23.63%) MS Excel
9 43 (23.63%) Degree
10 41 (22.53%) Active Directory
11 33 (18.13%) ASP.NET
12 32 (17.58%) HTML
13 30 (16.48%) VB6
14 28 (15.38%) CRM
14 28 (15.38%) Citrix
15 25 (13.74%) Banking
16 24 (13.19%) PowerShell
17 23 (12.64%) Visual Studio
18 22 (12.09%) MS Office
18 22 (12.09%) VMware
19 20 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (10.99%) Java
20 19 (10.44%) VB.NET
20 19 (10.44%) MS Exchange
21 18 (9.89%) Web Services
21 18 (9.89%) ITIL
21 18 (9.89%) SCCM
21 18 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
22 17 (9.34%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (10.44%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.65%) WorkSite
5 3 (1.65%) SAS
6 2 (1.10%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.55%) Lync
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 43 (23.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.09%) MS Office
3 6 (3.30%) LaTeX
4 4 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.65%) HFM
3 2 (1.10%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.55%) Eikon
4 1 (0.55%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.69%) VLAN
2 12 (6.59%) SAN
3 10 (5.49%) NetScaler
4 7 (3.85%) DNS
5 6 (3.30%) HTTP
6 5 (2.75%) CTI
7 2 (1.10%) DDNS
7 2 (1.10%) LAN
7 2 (1.10%) WAN
7 2 (1.10%) DHCP
7 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.10%) VPN
7 2 (1.10%) IPsec
8 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.04%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.40%) QlikView
7 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.10%) MS Access
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.55%) Essbase
11 1 (0.55%) Informix
11 1 (0.55%) DTS
11 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (12.64%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.55%) JMeter
General
1 68 (37.36%) Finance
2 25 (13.74%) Banking
3 14 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.14%) Front Office
5 10 (5.49%) Back Office
6 9 (4.95%) Marketing
7 6 (3.30%) Retail
8 5 (2.75%) Law
9 4 (2.20%) Advertising
9 4 (2.20%) Publishing
9 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.20%) French Language
9 4 (2.20%) German Language
10 3 (1.65%) Games
10 3 (1.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.55%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Military
11 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (38.46%) Developer
2 37 (20.33%) Analyst
3 21 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 20 (10.99%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 13 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.59%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (5.49%) Administrator
9 9 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.40%) Consultant
11 7 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) VB Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.85%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.30%) MI Analyst
12 6 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (2.75%) Classic ASP Developer
13 5 (2.75%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (41.21%) .NET
2 33 (18.13%) ASP.NET
3 32 (17.58%) HTML
4 18 (9.89%) Web Services
5 16 (8.79%) XML
5 16 (8.79%) CSS
6 11 (6.04%) jQuery
7 8 (4.40%) ActiveX
8 7 (3.85%) WPF
9 6 (3.30%) WinForms
9 6 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.75%) Classic ASP
11 4 (2.20%) Middleware
11 4 (2.20%) MSMQ
11 4 (2.20%) XSL
11 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (1.65%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (1.65%) WCF
12 3 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.04%) Replication
4 10 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.49%) Derivative
5 9 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.85%) PKI
6 7 (3.85%) Equities
7 6 (3.30%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.30%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.75%) iPad
9 4 (2.20%) User Experience
10 3 (1.65%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.65%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.65%) iPhone
10 3 (1.65%) Hybrid Derivative
10 3 (1.65%) Exotic Derivative
10 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.10%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.22%) Windows
2 13 (7.14%) Linux
3 12 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.40%) UNIX
5 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) HPUX
7 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.38%) CRM
2 20 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (9.89%) ITIL
4 17 (9.34%) Time Management
5 16 (8.79%) MVC
6 13 (7.14%) Workflow
7 12 (6.59%) Software Engineering
7 12 (6.59%) Analytics
8 11 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.49%) OOP
9 10 (5.49%) Service Management
9 10 (5.49%) Investment Management
10 8 (4.40%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.40%) BCP
10 8 (4.40%) Web Design
10 8 (4.40%) Web Development
10 8 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.40%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.40%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 106 (58.24%) SQL
2 57 (31.32%) C#
3 44 (24.18%) VBA
4 30 (16.48%) VB6
5 24 (13.19%) PowerShell
6 20 (10.99%) Java
7 19 (10.44%) VB.NET
8 17 (9.34%) JavaScript
9 16 (8.79%) VBScript
10 11 (6.04%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.95%) C++
12 6 (3.30%) R
13 3 (1.65%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.10%) Perl
15 1 (0.55%) Ruby
15 1 (0.55%) XPath
15 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (23.63%) Degree
2 7 (3.85%) CCA
2 7 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (3.30%) MCP
3 6 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) MCITP
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.14%) COBIT
2 8 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.85%) QA
4 2 (1.10%) SLA
5 1 (0.55%) Basel III
5 1 (0.55%) GAAP
System Software
1 41 (22.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.24%) XenApp
4 13 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 10 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.40%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (9.89%) SCCM
2 8 (4.40%) AirWatch
3 7 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 82 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.38%) Citrix
3 22 (12.09%) VMware
4 15 (8.24%) Oracle
5 10 (5.49%) Business Objects
5 10 (5.49%) Cisco
6 9 (4.95%) IronPort
7 5 (2.75%) HP
8 4 (2.20%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.20%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.65%) Tableau
9 3 (1.65%) FactSet
9 3 (1.65%) Sophis
9 3 (1.65%) Sybase
9 3 (1.65%) Apple
10 2 (1.10%) Charles River
10 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.10%) Borland
10 2 (1.10%) SAP
11 1 (0.55%) Vermilion
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IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago