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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 191 179 195
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 45 85 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 2.27% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 76 133
Median salary £58,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.47% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,000 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
3112 3739 5493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.52% 55.07% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2853 3368 4919
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 74 (61.16%) SQL
2 59 (48.76%) Finance
3 57 (47.11%) C#
4 56 (46.28%) .NET
5 49 (40.50%) Microsoft
6 41 (33.88%) Java
7 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
8 36 (29.75%) JavaScript
9 35 (28.93%) HTML
10 34 (28.10%) ASP.NET
10 34 (28.10%) Unix
11 32 (26.45%) Windows
12 29 (23.97%) XML
13 27 (22.31%) VB.NET
14 26 (21.49%) Linux
14 26 (21.49%) Degree
15 24 (19.83%) MVC
15 24 (19.83%) jQuery
16 23 (19.01%) SDLC
16 23 (19.01%) Banking
17 22 (18.18%) VBA
18 20 (16.53%) Oracle
18 20 (16.53%) Front Office
19 19 (15.70%) Electronic Trading
20 18 (14.88%) FIX Protocol
20 18 (14.88%) VB6
20 18 (14.88%) Web Services
21 17 (14.05%) IIS
21 17 (14.05%) Shell Script
21 17 (14.05%) Firewall

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 17 (14.05%) IIS
2 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.13%) Apache
6 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.65%) JBoss
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Office
3 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.31%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.83%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.83%) HFM
2 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.83%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.83%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.83%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.83%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.83%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) Firewall
2 3 (2.48%) DNS
2 3 (2.48%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) Multicast
4 1 (0.83%) VLAN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.61%) MS Access
3 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.96%) QlikView
6 5 (4.13%) DTS
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.31%) DB2
7 4 (3.31%) MySQL
7 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.65%) Big Data
9 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.83%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.31%) JIRA
3 3 (2.48%) NUnit
3 3 (2.48%) Selenium
4 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.65%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.83%) ZenHub
General
1 59 (48.76%) Finance
2 23 (19.01%) Banking
3 20 (16.53%) Front Office
4 15 (12.40%) Advertising
5 7 (5.79%) Law
6 6 (4.96%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.31%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.31%) Retail
8 2 (1.65%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.83%) German Language
9 1 (0.83%) International Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (47.11%) Developer
2 53 (43.80%) Analyst
3 33 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 26 (21.49%) Support Analyst
5 24 (19.83%) C# Developer
6 20 (16.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (16.53%) VB Developer
7 15 (12.40%) Applications Support
8 14 (11.57%) FIX Analyst
8 14 (11.57%) FIX Support Analyst
9 11 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
10 10 (8.26%) Commercial Analyst
10 10 (8.26%) Pricing Analyst
11 9 (7.44%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (7.44%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Business Analyst
13 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.96%) Quantitative Analyst
13 6 (4.96%) VB6 Developer
13 6 (4.96%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (46.28%) .NET
2 35 (28.93%) HTML
3 34 (28.10%) ASP.NET
4 29 (23.97%) XML
5 24 (19.83%) jQuery
6 18 (14.88%) FIX Protocol
6 18 (14.88%) Web Services
7 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
8 14 (11.57%) XSL
9 12 (9.92%) CSS
10 9 (7.44%) Ajax
11 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.13%) Classic ASP
13 5 (4.13%) JSON
13 5 (4.13%) SOAP
13 5 (4.13%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (4.13%) XSLT
14 4 (3.31%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Reinsurance
2 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (6.61%) Derivative
5 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.79%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.96%) Fixed Income
7 5 (4.13%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (3.31%) Equities
8 4 (3.31%) iSeries
8 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.48%) Clustering
10 2 (1.65%) Blog
10 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.65%) Fintech
10 2 (1.65%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.65%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.10%) Unix
2 32 (26.45%) Windows
3 26 (21.49%) Linux
4 15 (12.40%) Solaris
5 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) MVC
2 23 (19.01%) SDLC
3 19 (15.70%) Electronic Trading
4 15 (12.40%) Wealth Management
5 14 (11.57%) Analytics
6 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.44%) ITIL
8 8 (6.61%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.61%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.79%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.79%) Project Management
9 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.96%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.96%) OO
10 6 (4.96%) OOP
10 6 (4.96%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.13%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.13%) Migration
11 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (61.16%) SQL
2 57 (47.11%) C#
3 41 (33.88%) Java
4 36 (29.75%) JavaScript
5 27 (22.31%) VB.NET
6 22 (18.18%) VBA
7 18 (14.88%) VB6
8 17 (14.05%) PowerShell
8 17 (14.05%) Shell Script
9 15 (12.40%) C++
10 14 (11.57%) Python
11 12 (9.92%) VBScript
12 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
13 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.48%) C
15 2 (1.65%) Perl
16 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) PMI Certification
2 6 (4.96%) PMP
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) CCNP
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CCA
5 1 (0.83%) CCNA
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) MiFID
3 2 (1.65%) FATCA
3 2 (1.65%) SDET
4 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Control-M
2 5 (4.13%) SCCM
3 3 (2.48%) SCOM
4 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.53%) Oracle
3 14 (11.57%) SunGard
4 8 (6.61%) HP
5 7 (5.79%) Redback
6 6 (4.96%) jBASE
6 6 (4.96%) SimCorp
6 6 (4.96%) Temenos
7 5 (4.13%) Citrix
7 5 (4.13%) Sybase
8 4 (3.31%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.31%) Adobe
8 4 (3.31%) Cognos
8 4 (3.31%) VMware
9 3 (2.48%) Charles River
9 3 (2.48%) NetApp
9 3 (2.48%) Symantec
10 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.65%) Remedy
10 2 (1.65%) Sun
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