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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 236 140 176
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +36
Permanent jobs citing VB 72 254 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 1.97% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 3.71% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 60 228 138
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +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
5174 6852 6274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.42% 53.18% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4568 5933 5547
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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.

1 107 (59.44%) SQL
2 84 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 80 (44.44%) .NET
4 70 (38.89%) Finance
5 65 (36.11%) Windows
6 61 (33.89%) C#
7 52 (28.89%) MS Excel
8 50 (27.78%) Degree
9 49 (27.22%) SQL Server
10 39 (21.67%) Active Directory
11 36 (20.00%) VBA
12 33 (18.33%) Java
12 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET
13 32 (17.78%) HTML
14 31 (17.22%) MS Office
15 29 (16.11%) Banking
16 26 (14.44%) VB6
16 26 (14.44%) CRM
16 26 (14.44%) Citrix
17 25 (13.89%) Web Services
18 24 (13.33%) Oracle
19 23 (12.78%) Visual Studio
19 23 (12.78%) Computer Science
20 21 (11.67%) PowerShell
20 21 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (11.11%) VMware
22 19 (10.56%) VB.NET
22 19 (10.56%) XML
23 18 (10.00%) CSS
23 18 (10.00%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 17 (9.44%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.67%) IIS
3 12 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.67%) SAS
6 2 (1.11%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.11%) Lync
6 2 (1.11%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.11%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 52 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 31 (17.22%) MS Office
3 9 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.33%) MS Project
5 3 (1.67%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.67%) HFM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.56%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) VLAN
2 12 (6.67%) SAN
3 10 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 6 (3.33%) DNS
4 6 (3.33%) HTTP
5 5 (2.78%) CTI
6 2 (1.11%) DDNS
6 2 (1.11%) LAN
6 2 (1.11%) WAN
6 2 (1.11%) DHCP
6 2 (1.11%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.11%) VPN
6 2 (1.11%) IPsec
7 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (3.33%) DB2
5 6 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.78%) QlikView
7 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.67%) MS Access
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.11%) Essbase
10 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.56%) DTS
10 1 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 23 (12.78%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.11%) Subversion
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) Ant
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 70 (38.89%) Finance
2 29 (16.11%) Banking
3 13 (7.22%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.11%) Back Office
5 10 (5.56%) Marketing
6 8 (4.44%) Front Office
7 7 (3.89%) Retail
8 5 (2.78%) Legal
9 4 (2.22%) Law
9 4 (2.22%) Publishing
10 3 (1.67%) Games
10 3 (1.67%) French Language
10 3 (1.67%) German Language
11 2 (1.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.56%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 76 (42.22%) Developer
2 42 (23.33%) Analyst
3 20 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 15 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.78%) AWS Developer
6 13 (7.22%) Consultant
7 12 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 11 (6.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (5.00%) Programmer
9 9 (5.00%) Administrator
9 9 (5.00%) VB Developer
9 9 (5.00%) Graduate
10 8 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
10 8 (4.44%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
11 7 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.89%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.89%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (44.44%) .NET
2 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET
3 32 (17.78%) HTML
4 25 (13.89%) Web Services
5 19 (10.56%) XML
6 18 (10.00%) CSS
7 10 (5.56%) jQuery
8 9 (5.00%) ActiveX
9 5 (2.78%) Classic ASP
9 5 (2.78%) SOAP
9 5 (2.78%) XSL
9 5 (2.78%) WPF
10 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.22%) MSMQ
10 4 (2.22%) Spring
11 3 (1.67%) WinForms
11 3 (1.67%) Cocoa
11 3 (1.67%) OpenGL
11 3 (1.67%) Middleware
11 3 (1.67%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.78%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.11%) Replication
4 10 (5.56%) Derivative
4 10 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.33%) PKI
7 5 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.78%) Hybrid Derivative
7 5 (2.78%) Exotic Derivative
7 5 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.78%) Physics
8 4 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.22%) iPad
8 4 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.22%) User Experience
9 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.11%) Windows
2 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.00%) UNIX
4 7 (3.89%) Linux
5 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.67%) HPUX
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.44%) CRM
2 17 (9.44%) ITIL
3 15 (8.33%) Time Management
3 15 (8.33%) Workflow
3 15 (8.33%) MVC
4 14 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.11%) SDLC
6 10 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 10 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 10 (5.56%) Service Management
7 9 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.00%) OOP
7 9 (5.00%) BCP
8 8 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.44%) Analytics
8 8 (4.44%) Web Design
9 7 (3.89%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.89%) Project Management
9 7 (3.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 107 (59.44%) SQL
2 61 (33.89%) C#
3 36 (20.00%) VBA
4 33 (18.33%) Java
5 26 (14.44%) VB6
6 21 (11.67%) PowerShell
7 19 (10.56%) VB.NET
8 18 (10.00%) C++
9 17 (9.44%) JavaScript
10 12 (6.67%) T-SQL
11 11 (6.11%) VBScript
12 9 (5.00%) C
13 3 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.67%) Python
13 3 (1.67%) R
14 2 (1.11%) Ruby
14 2 (1.11%) Perl
14 2 (1.11%) PHP
14 2 (1.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 50 (27.78%) Degree
2 7 (3.89%) CCA
2 7 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (3.33%) MCP
3 6 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) MCITP
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.22%) COBIT
2 9 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.89%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) GAAP
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) Basel III
System Software
1 39 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.78%) XenApp
4 11 (6.11%) VMware Server
5 10 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.33%) SCCM
2 9 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 6 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.11%) MOM
4 2 (1.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 84 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.44%) Citrix
3 24 (13.33%) Oracle
4 20 (11.11%) VMware
5 13 (7.22%) Sybase
6 11 (6.11%) Cisco
7 9 (5.00%) IronPort
8 7 (3.89%) Business Objects
9 6 (3.33%) HP
10 4 (2.22%) Tableau
10 4 (2.22%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.67%) Apple
11 3 (1.67%) webMethods
11 3 (1.67%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.11%) Red Gate
12 2 (1.11%) Borland
12 2 (1.11%) Symantec
12 2 (1.11%) Altiris
13 1 (0.56%) Avaya
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oak OTC LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + end of year performance bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + £2k Bonus plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum £50-£54K + Excellent Bonus +Exceptio
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Exceptional Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago