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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 188 205 154
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB 73 115 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 1.13% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.30% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 110 166
Average salary £53,500 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.74% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £31,625
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average 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
3651 5008 5606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.55% 49.10% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3271 4498 4870
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 99 (68.75%) SQL
2 90 (62.50%) Finance
3 74 (51.39%) .NET
4 73 (50.69%) SQL Server
5 69 (47.92%) C#
6 44 (30.56%) T-SQL
7 40 (27.78%) VBScript
7 40 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 38 (26.39%) Windows
9 35 (24.31%) Web Services
10 33 (22.92%) MS Excel
10 33 (22.92%) Java
10 33 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (22.92%) Data Protection Act
10 33 (22.92%) Data Protection
11 31 (21.53%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (20.14%) Oracle
12 29 (20.14%) ASP.NET
12 29 (20.14%) Degree
13 28 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
15 25 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 24 (16.67%) VBA
17 23 (15.97%) Unix
17 23 (15.97%) SDLC
18 22 (15.28%) SQL Server 2012
18 22 (15.28%) Project Management
19 21 (14.58%) Kimball Methodology
19 21 (14.58%) Data Quality
19 21 (14.58%) SQL Server 2014

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (13.89%) IIS
2 16 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 12 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 12 (8.33%) SAS
4 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.39%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Siebel Analytics
2 3 (2.08%) Findur
2 3 (2.08%) SunGard Panorama
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) PaaS
2 4 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) DNS
1 7 (4.86%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.39%) DHCP
4 2 (1.39%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.39%) SAN
4 2 (1.39%) SSH
4 2 (1.39%) Telnet
5 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (50.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (15.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (14.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (9.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (9.72%) Siebel EIM
8 12 (8.33%) MS Access
9 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.78%) DB2
13 3 (2.08%) MySQL
13 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.39%) Data Mart
15 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.69%) Essbase
15 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (4.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.08%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.08%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.39%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.39%) NCrunch
4 2 (1.39%) NUnit
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.39%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 90 (62.50%) Finance
2 20 (13.89%) Banking
3 13 (9.03%) Financial Institution
4 12 (8.33%) Advertising
4 12 (8.33%) Law
5 10 (6.94%) Front Office
6 7 (4.86%) Retail
7 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.78%) Marketing
9 3 (2.08%) Legal
10 2 (1.39%) Back Office
10 2 (1.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.69%) Billing
11 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (48.61%) Developer
2 32 (22.22%) Analyst
3 28 (19.44%) SQL Developer
4 14 (9.72%) Siebel Developer
5 13 (9.03%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.33%) Programmer
7 10 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) Forensic Investigator
9 8 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Implementation Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Pick Programmer
10 7 (4.86%) Support Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) SQL BI Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (51.39%) .NET
2 35 (24.31%) Web Services
3 29 (20.14%) ASP.NET
4 20 (13.89%) XML
5 17 (11.81%) HTML
6 15 (10.42%) XSL
7 11 (7.64%) CSS
8 9 (6.25%) jQuery
9 7 (4.86%) SOAP
10 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.17%) WCF
10 6 (4.17%) WinForms
11 5 (3.47%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (3.47%) HTML5
11 5 (3.47%) XSLT
12 4 (2.78%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.78%) Ajax
12 4 (2.78%) Entity Framework
12 4 (2.78%) JSP
12 4 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.92%) Data Protection Act
2 31 (21.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.86%) EFT
6 3 (2.08%) Derivative
7 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.39%) Economics
7 2 (1.39%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.39%) Equities
7 2 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.39%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.39%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.39%) SCORM
7 2 (1.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.39%) Windows
2 23 (15.97%) Unix
3 20 (13.89%) Linux
4 7 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.47%) Solaris
6 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.08%) VMS
9 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.92%) Data Protection
2 23 (15.97%) SDLC
3 22 (15.28%) Project Management
4 21 (14.58%) Kimball Methodology
5 19 (13.19%) Analytics
5 19 (13.19%) Change Management
6 18 (12.50%) ITIL
6 18 (12.50%) Release Management
7 17 (11.81%) MVC
8 16 (11.11%) Workflow
9 15 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.42%) Configuration Management
10 14 (9.72%) EAI
10 14 (9.72%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (9.72%) TOGAF
11 13 (9.03%) PRINCE2
12 12 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
12 12 (8.33%) E-Discovery
13 9 (6.25%) Migration
13 9 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (68.75%) SQL
2 69 (47.92%) C#
3 44 (30.56%) T-SQL
4 40 (27.78%) VBScript
5 33 (22.92%) Java
6 27 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 24 (16.67%) VBA
8 20 (13.89%) C++
9 15 (10.42%) VB.NET
10 14 (9.72%) PowerShell
10 14 (9.72%) Shell Script
11 12 (8.33%) VB6
12 11 (7.64%) Python
13 7 (4.86%) C
14 5 (3.47%) COBOL
15 4 (2.78%) Perl
16 3 (2.08%) PHP
17 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.47%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.47%) MCSE
3 5 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.08%) CCA
6 2 (1.39%) MCP
6 2 (1.39%) MCSA
7 1 (0.69%) VCP4
7 1 (0.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) Data Quality
2 17 (11.81%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.56%) XenApp
3 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.08%) vSphere
5 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (8.33%) EnCase
2 12 (8.33%) FTK
3 10 (6.94%) SCCM
4 5 (3.47%) SCOM
5 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.69%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.69%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.14%) Oracle
3 14 (9.72%) Siebel
4 13 (9.03%) VMware
5 12 (8.33%) Lotus
6 11 (7.64%) Citrix
7 8 (5.56%) SunGard
8 5 (3.47%) Sybase
9 4 (2.78%) HP
9 4 (2.78%) NetApp
10 3 (2.08%) OpenLink
10 3 (2.08%) Wyse
11 2 (1.39%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.69%) Altiris
12 1 (0.69%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.69%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.69%) NETGEAR
12 1 (0.69%) Symantec
12 1 (0.69%) Twitter
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