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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 171 175 140
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 159 166 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.40% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 2.54% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 134 146 217
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £73,500
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
5994 6525 6921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.05% 55.18% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5220 5864 6466
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 317 (74.41%) SQL
2 245 (57.51%) Finance
3 206 (48.36%) .NET
4 200 (46.95%) SQL Server
5 170 (39.91%) C#
6 155 (36.38%) Microsoft
7 130 (30.52%) Windows
8 112 (26.29%) Java
9 111 (26.06%) ASP.NET
10 108 (25.35%) MS Excel
10 108 (25.35%) Degree
11 102 (23.94%) VBScript
12 95 (22.30%) PowerShell
13 85 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
14 82 (19.25%) VB.NET
14 82 (19.25%) HTML
15 81 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
16 78 (18.31%) JavaScript
17 75 (17.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 70 (16.43%) Oracle
19 69 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 68 (15.96%) VBA
21 67 (15.73%) Citrix
21 67 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
22 59 (13.85%) MS Access
23 57 (13.38%) C++
24 53 (12.44%) Computer Science
25 50 (11.74%) Web Services
25 50 (11.74%) UNIX
26 49 (11.50%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (9.39%) IIS
2 27 (6.34%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.40%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.58%) Node.js
5 11 (2.58%) Sitefinity
5 11 (2.58%) Orchard CMS
5 11 (2.58%) NServiceBus
5 11 (2.58%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.58%) Magnolia
5 11 (2.58%) CMS
5 11 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.94%) Apache
7 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.47%) SAS
9 2 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 108 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.87%) MS Office
3 20 (4.69%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.64%) LaTeX
6 4 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.47%) assyst
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics SL
3 1 (0.23%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.23%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.23%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.88%) Internet
3 7 (1.64%) Firewall
4 6 (1.41%) SAN
5 4 (0.94%) DNS
5 4 (0.94%) DHCP
6 2 (0.47%) FTP
6 2 (0.47%) HTTP
6 2 (0.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) VLAN
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (46.95%) SQL Server
2 75 (17.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 69 (16.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (13.85%) MS Access
5 46 (10.80%) Relational Database
6 29 (6.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (5.63%) QlikView
8 21 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (3.52%) MySQL
11 13 (3.05%) MongoDB
11 13 (3.05%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.58%) CouchDB
12 11 (2.58%) NoSQL
12 11 (2.58%) RavenDB
12 11 (2.58%) Neo4j
13 9 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.41%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (11.03%) Visual Studio
2 37 (8.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (8.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 27 (6.34%) MSI
5 22 (5.16%) Selenium
6 15 (3.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (3.05%) NUnit
8 11 (2.58%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.58%) WebDriver
9 10 (2.35%) TestComplete
9 10 (2.35%) Bugzilla
10 8 (1.88%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.64%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.41%) ERwin
13 5 (1.17%) Subversion
13 5 (1.17%) JIRA
14 1 (0.23%) QARun
14 1 (0.23%) MorphX
14 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Blend
14 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 245 (57.51%) Finance
2 45 (10.56%) Banking
3 32 (7.51%) Financial Institution
4 21 (4.93%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.23%) Front Office
6 13 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.11%) Law
8 7 (1.64%) Legal
8 7 (1.64%) Billing
9 5 (1.17%) Advertising
9 5 (1.17%) Back Office
10 4 (0.94%) Marketing
10 4 (0.94%) Retail
10 4 (0.94%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Military
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 170 (39.91%) Developer
2 131 (30.75%) Analyst
3 39 (9.15%) Applications Support
4 34 (7.98%) Support Analyst
5 27 (6.34%) Junior
6 26 (6.10%) Support Engineer
6 26 (6.10%) .NET Developer
6 26 (6.10%) Team Leader
7 25 (5.87%) Systems Developer
7 25 (5.87%) Junior Developer
8 22 (5.16%) Data Analyst
9 21 (4.93%) C# Developer
10 20 (4.69%) Business Analyst
11 19 (4.46%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (3.99%) Programmer
14 16 (3.76%) Analyst Programmer
15 15 (3.52%) Web Developer
16 14 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (48.36%) .NET
2 111 (26.06%) ASP.NET
3 82 (19.25%) HTML
4 50 (11.74%) Web Services
5 42 (9.86%) XML
6 40 (9.39%) CSS
7 31 (7.28%) SOAP
7 31 (7.28%) .NET Framework
8 30 (7.04%) WCF
9 27 (6.34%) jQuery
10 23 (5.40%) Spring
11 22 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (4.46%) XSD
13 17 (3.99%) XSLT
14 16 (3.76%) HTML5
15 15 (3.52%) AngularJS
16 14 (3.29%) Hibernate
17 12 (2.82%) OCX
18 11 (2.58%) LAMP
18 11 (2.58%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 81 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (12.44%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.29%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.58%) Open Source
6 9 (2.11%) Derivative
7 7 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (1.41%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.94%) Physics
9 4 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.70%) Equities
10 3 (0.70%) Social Media
10 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.47%) NHS
11 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.47%) Replication
11 2 (0.47%) Clustering
11 2 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 130 (30.52%) Windows
2 50 (11.74%) UNIX
3 32 (7.51%) Windows 7
4 29 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (6.34%) Windows 8
6 24 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (5.16%) Linux
8 10 (2.35%) HPUX
9 9 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.17%) Solaris
11 3 (0.70%) AIX
11 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (11.27%) Business Analysis
4 44 (10.33%) Release Management
5 41 (9.62%) Asset Management
6 36 (8.45%) Line Management
7 34 (7.98%) Web Development
8 33 (7.75%) Scrum
9 31 (7.28%) Software Engineering
10 29 (6.81%) Waterfall
11 27 (6.34%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (5.87%) Performance Monitoring
12 25 (5.87%) Data Analysis
12 25 (5.87%) Project Management
13 23 (5.40%) MVC
13 23 (5.40%) Unit Testing
14 22 (5.16%) Time Management
15 21 (4.93%) Investment Management
15 21 (4.93%) Change Control
15 21 (4.93%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 317 (74.41%) SQL
2 170 (39.91%) C#
3 112 (26.29%) Java
4 102 (23.94%) VBScript
5 95 (22.30%) PowerShell
6 82 (19.25%) VB.NET
7 78 (18.31%) JavaScript
8 68 (15.96%) VBA
9 57 (13.38%) C++
10 47 (11.03%) T-SQL
11 26 (6.10%) VB6
12 22 (5.16%) Perl
13 19 (4.46%) Ruby
14 18 (4.23%) C
15 17 (3.99%) XPath
16 16 (3.76%) Python
17 14 (3.29%) Shell Script
17 14 (3.29%) PHP
18 11 (2.58%) PHP5
18 11 (2.58%) F#
Qualifications
1 108 (25.35%) Degree
2 20 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.05%) ISEB
4 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.94%) MCSE
8 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.70%) MCITP
9 2 (0.47%) MCP
10 1 (0.23%) CCA
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.23%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.98%) QA
2 5 (1.17%) SLA
3 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.47%) FATCA
4 2 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) AIFMD
System Software
1 49 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (3.52%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.17%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.94%) XenApp
7 4 (0.94%) vSphere
8 2 (0.47%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 47 (11.03%) SCCM
2 15 (3.52%) WSUS
3 14 (3.29%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (2.35%) Windows Intune
5 5 (1.17%) SCOM
6 3 (0.70%) OVSD
6 3 (0.70%) OpenView
7 2 (0.47%) Control-M
7 2 (0.47%) Foglight
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.23%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 155 (36.38%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.43%) Oracle
3 67 (15.73%) Citrix
4 43 (10.09%) VMware
5 21 (4.93%) HP
6 17 (3.99%) Business Objects
6 17 (3.99%) Informatica
6 17 (3.99%) AppSense
7 16 (3.76%) DataFlux
7 16 (3.76%) Trillium
8 12 (2.82%) Sybase
8 12 (2.82%) CA
8 12 (2.82%) Sitecore
9 11 (2.58%) EPiServer
9 11 (2.58%) Twitter
9 11 (2.58%) Zend
10 9 (2.11%) SAP
11 8 (1.88%) webMethods
12 7 (1.64%) MKS
13 6 (1.41%) Tableau
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
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RBW Consulting
Salary: Unspecified (Negotiable)
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + banking benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Firebrand Training!
Posted: 4 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Argyll Scott
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
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