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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 165 246 151
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -95
Permanent jobs citing VB 101 65 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 0.62% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 1.24% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 77 54 212
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £30,475
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
3914 5259 6574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.30% 50.45% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 4623 5704
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VB.

1 118 (67.05%) SQL
2 96 (54.55%) Finance
3 78 (44.32%) SQL Server
4 73 (41.48%) .NET
4 73 (41.48%) Microsoft
5 61 (34.66%) C#
6 58 (32.95%) Windows
7 54 (30.68%) SDLC
8 49 (27.84%) VBScript
9 44 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 44 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 41 (23.30%) Unix
10 41 (23.30%) T-SQL
11 40 (22.73%) Web Services
12 39 (22.16%) MS Office
13 37 (21.02%) VBA
13 37 (21.02%) QA
14 36 (20.45%) Data Protection Act
14 36 (20.45%) Advertising
14 36 (20.45%) Data Protection
15 35 (19.89%) ASP.NET
16 33 (18.75%) Java
16 33 (18.75%) MVC
17 32 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 32 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (17.61%) IIS
19 30 (17.05%) Linux
20 28 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 28 (15.91%) XML
20 28 (15.91%) Analytics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (17.61%) IIS
2 17 (9.66%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2000
3 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 12 (6.82%) IBM Notes
3 12 (6.82%) SAS
4 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.14%) CMS
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.14%) Node.js
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 39 (22.16%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (13.07%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) HFM
2 2 (1.14%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.57%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.27%) PaaS
2 4 (2.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.39%) Firewall
2 9 (5.11%) NetScaler
3 7 (3.98%) DNS
4 5 (2.84%) Internet
5 4 (2.27%) SAN
6 3 (1.70%) DHCP
6 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.14%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.14%) PuTTY
7 2 (1.14%) SSH
7 2 (1.14%) Telnet
7 2 (1.14%) VLAN
8 1 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.57%) LDAP
8 1 (0.57%) Multicast
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (44.32%) SQL Server
2 32 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 32 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (14.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (13.07%) Oracle BI EE
6 23 (13.07%) Siebel EIM
7 13 (7.39%) MS Access
8 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (3.41%) QlikView
9 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.27%) Essbase
11 3 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (13.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.70%) AdminStudio
2 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 96 (54.55%) Finance
2 36 (20.45%) Advertising
3 13 (7.39%) Front Office
4 12 (6.82%) Law
5 11 (6.25%) Banking
6 5 (2.84%) Retail
7 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.27%) Legal
7 4 (2.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (47.73%) Developer
2 30 (17.05%) Analyst
3 29 (16.48%) SQL Developer
4 25 (14.20%) SSIS Developer
4 25 (14.20%) SSRS Developer
5 20 (11.36%) C# Developer
5 20 (11.36%) Siebel Developer
6 18 (10.23%) .NET Developer
7 16 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 12 (6.82%) FIX Analyst
8 12 (6.82%) FIX Support Analyst
9 11 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Forensic Investigator
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Implementation Manager
11 5 (2.84%) QlikView Developer
11 5 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (41.48%) .NET
2 40 (22.73%) Web Services
3 35 (19.89%) ASP.NET
4 28 (15.91%) XML
5 26 (14.77%) XSL
6 25 (14.20%) HTML
7 18 (10.23%) jQuery
8 13 (7.39%) .NET Framework
8 13 (7.39%) FIX Protocol
9 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (5.68%) CSS
11 4 (2.27%) Ajax
11 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.27%) JSP
12 3 (1.70%) HTML5
12 3 (1.70%) J2EE
13 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (1.14%) CSS3
13 2 (1.14%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.45%) Data Protection Act
2 28 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.93%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.82%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.84%) EFT
6 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.14%) Derivative
7 2 (1.14%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.14%) Equities
7 2 (1.14%) Fintech
7 2 (1.14%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.14%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.14%) SCORM
8 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.57%) iPad
8 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.57%) PKI
8 1 (0.57%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.95%) Windows
2 41 (23.30%) Unix
3 30 (17.05%) Linux
4 15 (8.52%) Solaris
4 15 (8.52%) Windows 8
5 13 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.84%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.57%) VMS
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.68%) SDLC
2 36 (20.45%) Data Protection
3 33 (18.75%) MVC
4 28 (15.91%) Analytics
5 24 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
6 23 (13.07%) EAI
6 23 (13.07%) ITIL
6 23 (13.07%) Workflow
7 22 (12.50%) Change Management
7 22 (12.50%) Release Management
8 21 (11.93%) Project Management
9 20 (11.36%) Configuration Management
10 19 (10.80%) Investment Management
11 18 (10.23%) TOGAF
12 15 (8.52%) Migration
12 15 (8.52%) PRINCE2
12 15 (8.52%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.95%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (7.39%) Asset Management
15 12 (6.82%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 118 (67.05%) SQL
2 61 (34.66%) C#
3 49 (27.84%) VBScript
4 44 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (23.30%) T-SQL
6 37 (21.02%) VBA
7 33 (18.75%) Java
8 20 (11.36%) PowerShell
8 20 (11.36%) Shell Script
9 18 (10.23%) C++
10 17 (9.66%) VB6
11 7 (3.98%) Python
12 6 (3.41%) COBOL
13 4 (2.27%) C
13 4 (2.27%) PHP
14 3 (1.70%) Perl
14 3 (1.70%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.14%) F#
15 2 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (9.66%) Degree
2 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.68%) MCSE
3 10 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (5.11%) CCA
4 9 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (3.41%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.70%) MCP
7 2 (1.14%) MCSA
8 1 (0.57%) CCNP
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.57%) PMP
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.57%) VCP4
8 1 (0.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.02%) QA
2 24 (13.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.68%) XenApp
2 10 (5.68%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.14%) Docker
3 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.57%) NFS
4 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.57%) UAG
4 1 (0.57%) vCloud
4 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (13.07%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (7.39%) SCCM
3 12 (6.82%) EnCase
3 12 (6.82%) FTK
4 10 (5.68%) SCOM
5 2 (1.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.57%) vMotion
6 1 (0.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.34%) Oracle
3 23 (13.07%) Siebel
4 13 (7.39%) VMware
5 12 (6.82%) Citrix
5 12 (6.82%) Lotus
5 12 (6.82%) Redback
5 12 (6.82%) SunGard
6 9 (5.11%) Wyse
7 5 (2.84%) HP
8 3 (1.70%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.70%) Apple
8 3 (1.70%) Symantec
9 2 (1.14%) Altiris
9 2 (1.14%) Cisco
9 2 (1.14%) Google
9 2 (1.14%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.14%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.14%) NetApp
9 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Quant Capital
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago