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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 215 166 172
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +6
Permanent jobs citing VB 76 174 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 1.50% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 2.87% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 65 149 148
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
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
5128 6067 6590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.22% 52.37% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4475 5287 5945
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 September 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 September 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.

1 101 (67.33%) SQL
2 93 (62.00%) Finance
3 70 (46.67%) Windows
4 61 (40.67%) .NET
5 57 (38.00%) Oracle
6 56 (37.33%) SQL Server
7 55 (36.67%) MS Excel
8 54 (36.00%) Java
8 54 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 54 (36.00%) Degree
9 53 (35.33%) C#
10 35 (23.33%) Sybase
11 33 (22.00%) MS Office
12 31 (20.67%) UNIX
12 31 (20.67%) Banking
13 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 29 (19.33%) C
15 28 (18.67%) C++
16 27 (18.00%) Computer Science
17 26 (17.33%) PowerShell
18 25 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (16.00%) ASP.NET
20 22 (14.67%) Citrix
20 22 (14.67%) Relational Database
21 21 (14.00%) VMware
22 20 (13.33%) RDBMS
22 20 (13.33%) VBA
23 18 (12.00%) Project Management
23 18 (12.00%) Front Office
24 17 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.00%) IIS
3 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.00%) Apache
7 3 (2.00%) Lync
7 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.33%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.67%) Node.js
9 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.67%) SAS
9 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 55 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 33 (22.00%) MS Office
3 14 (9.33%) MS Project
3 14 (9.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.67%) SPSS
5 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.67%) Capstone
1 1 (0.67%) HFM
1 1 (0.67%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) SAN
2 5 (3.33%) VLAN
2 5 (3.33%) LAN
2 5 (3.33%) WAN
2 5 (3.33%) HTTP
2 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.33%) SSL
3 4 (2.67%) DHCP
3 4 (2.67%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.00%) CTI
4 3 (2.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.00%) DNS
5 2 (1.33%) VPN
5 2 (1.33%) DDNS
5 2 (1.33%) IPsec
6 1 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.67%) Relational Database
3 20 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 14 (9.33%) DB2
5 12 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.00%) MS Access
12 2 (1.33%) MySQL
12 2 (1.33%) QlikView
12 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.67%) Subversion
3 8 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.67%) Ant
6 1 (0.67%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.67%) Maven
6 1 (0.67%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.67%) MSTest
6 1 (0.67%) Moq
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.67%) NCrunch
General
1 93 (62.00%) Finance
2 31 (20.67%) Banking
3 18 (12.00%) Front Office
4 16 (10.67%) Back Office
5 11 (7.33%) Retail
6 9 (6.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (4.00%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.67%) German Language
8 4 (2.67%) Legal
8 4 (2.67%) Advertising
8 4 (2.67%) Marketing
9 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.67%) Law
10 1 (0.67%) French Language
10 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (38.67%) Analyst
2 54 (36.00%) Developer
3 20 (13.33%) Programmer
3 20 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) Consultant
5 18 (12.00%) Graduate
6 16 (10.67%) Analyst Programmer
7 15 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 14 (9.33%) Applications Support
8 14 (9.33%) Applications Support Analyst
9 13 (8.67%) C# Developer
10 12 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (5.33%) SQL Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (5.33%) VB Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Developer Analyst
11 8 (5.33%) Technical Support
11 8 (5.33%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (5.33%) IT Consultant
12 7 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.67%) .NET
2 24 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (10.67%) Web Services
4 14 (9.33%) Spring
5 11 (7.33%) HTML
6 10 (6.67%) XML
7 9 (6.00%) ActiveX
7 9 (6.00%) WPF
8 7 (4.67%) jQuery
8 7 (4.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (4.67%) Middleware
8 7 (4.67%) CSS
9 6 (4.00%) SOAP
9 6 (4.00%) NHibernate
10 5 (3.33%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (2.67%) WCF
11 4 (2.67%) EDI
11 4 (2.67%) XSL
11 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.67%) Mathematics
4 11 (7.33%) Derivative
4 11 (7.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.33%) Physics
6 6 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.00%) Replication
7 5 (3.33%) Hybrid Derivative
7 5 (3.33%) Exotic Derivative
7 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.67%) iSeries
9 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.33%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.33%) Statistics
11 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 70 (46.67%) Windows
2 31 (20.67%) UNIX
3 14 (9.33%) Linux
4 10 (6.67%) HPUX
5 8 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) CentOS
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.67%) VMS
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.00%) Project Management
2 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (10.00%) UML
3 15 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 15 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 14 (9.33%) ITIL
4 14 (9.33%) Use Case
5 13 (8.67%) CRM
6 12 (8.00%) Service Management
7 11 (7.33%) Time Management
8 10 (6.67%) MVC
8 10 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.00%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.00%) BCP
10 8 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.33%) Investment Management
10 8 (5.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (4.67%) Workflow
12 5 (3.33%) Change Management
12 5 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (67.33%) SQL
2 54 (36.00%) Java
3 53 (35.33%) C#
4 29 (19.33%) C
5 28 (18.67%) C++
6 26 (17.33%) PowerShell
7 20 (13.33%) VBA
8 14 (9.33%) Shell Script
9 13 (8.67%) VBScript
9 13 (8.67%) VB.NET
10 11 (7.33%) Perl
10 11 (7.33%) VB6
11 9 (6.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (4.00%) Python
13 5 (3.33%) Ruby
14 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.67%) RPG
15 3 (2.00%) PHP
16 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.67%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 54 (36.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.33%) CCA
4 2 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.00%) COBIT
2 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 7 (4.67%) VMware Server
5 6 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.00%) XenApp
6 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) SCCM
2 9 (6.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.67%) MOM
3 4 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.67%) WSUS
5 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.67%) Puppet
5 1 (0.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 57 (38.00%) Oracle
2 54 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.33%) Sybase
4 22 (14.67%) Citrix
5 21 (14.00%) VMware
6 13 (8.67%) webMethods
7 12 (8.00%) Cisco
8 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.67%) IBM
10 6 (4.00%) HP
10 6 (4.00%) Symantec
11 5 (3.33%) Serena
12 4 (2.67%) Altiris
12 4 (2.67%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.67%) IronPort
12 4 (2.67%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.67%) Red Gate
13 3 (2.00%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.00%) StatPro
14 2 (1.33%) Remedy
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