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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 175 191 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -66
Permanent jobs citing VB 145 150 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.23% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 2.22% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 133 131 225
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,500 £67,500
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
5787 6745 6448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.05% 55.44% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5128 5999 6022
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 291 (71.15%) SQL
2 219 (53.55%) Finance
3 199 (48.66%) SQL Server
4 193 (47.19%) .NET
5 160 (39.12%) C#
6 153 (37.41%) Microsoft
7 131 (32.03%) Windows
8 119 (29.10%) MS Excel
9 104 (25.43%) Java
10 103 (25.18%) ASP.NET
11 100 (24.45%) Degree
12 91 (22.25%) PowerShell
13 87 (21.27%) VBScript
14 83 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
15 76 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
16 73 (17.85%) HTML
17 71 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 70 (17.11%) VB.NET
18 70 (17.11%) Oracle
18 70 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
19 68 (16.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 67 (16.38%) VBA
21 66 (16.14%) JavaScript
21 66 (16.14%) Citrix
22 54 (13.20%) MS Access
22 54 (13.20%) C++
23 53 (12.96%) Active Directory
24 48 (11.74%) SCCM
25 47 (11.49%) UNIX
26 45 (11.00%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (9.05%) IIS
2 34 (8.31%) MS Exchange
3 29 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.20%) Node.js
5 9 (2.20%) Sitefinity
5 9 (2.20%) Orchard CMS
5 9 (2.20%) NServiceBus
5 9 (2.20%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.20%) Magnolia
5 9 (2.20%) CMS
6 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.73%) Lync
8 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (0.73%) SAS
9 2 (0.49%) Apache
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 119 (29.10%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.82%) MS Office
3 15 (3.67%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.71%) LaTeX
6 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.49%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.49%) assyst
3 1 (0.24%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Summit
3 1 (0.24%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.71%) Office 365
3 3 (0.73%) SaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.18%) DNS
1 13 (3.18%) SAN
2 8 (1.96%) Firewall
2 8 (1.96%) DHCP
3 7 (1.71%) VPN
4 4 (0.98%) NetScaler
4 4 (0.98%) VLAN
5 3 (0.73%) Internet
5 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.49%) SSL
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.24%) Extranet
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (48.66%) SQL Server
2 71 (17.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (16.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (13.20%) MS Access
5 39 (9.54%) Relational Database
6 31 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (7.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (6.85%) QlikView
9 19 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (3.42%) MySQL
12 13 (3.18%) Oracle Database
13 11 (2.69%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
14 9 (2.20%) RavenDB
14 9 (2.20%) Neo4j
14 9 (2.20%) CouchDB
15 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (1.47%) OLAP
15 6 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (9.78%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (7.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 24 (5.87%) MSI
5 15 (3.67%) Selenium
6 10 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.20%) WebDriver
7 9 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (1.96%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.96%) NUnit
9 6 (1.47%) ERwin
10 5 (1.22%) Bugzilla
10 5 (1.22%) TestComplete
10 5 (1.22%) JIRA
10 5 (1.22%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.98%) Subversion
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.24%) Moq
12 1 (0.24%) FinalBuilder
12 1 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 219 (53.55%) Finance
2 45 (11.00%) Banking
3 24 (5.87%) Financial Institution
4 21 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.91%) Front Office
6 14 (3.42%) Law
7 11 (2.69%) Legal
8 8 (1.96%) Advertising
8 8 (1.96%) Billing
9 4 (0.98%) Games
9 4 (0.98%) Back Office
9 4 (0.98%) Marketing
10 3 (0.73%) Military
10 3 (0.73%) Retail
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 153 (37.41%) Developer
2 136 (33.25%) Analyst
3 45 (11.00%) Applications Support
4 38 (9.29%) Support Analyst
5 25 (6.11%) Junior
5 25 (6.11%) Data Analyst
6 24 (5.87%) Team Leader
7 23 (5.62%) Junior Developer
7 23 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 21 (5.13%) Systems Developer
8 21 (5.13%) Support Engineer
9 20 (4.89%) Programmer
10 19 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
10 19 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
10 19 (4.65%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.16%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.67%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.42%) Senior Developer
14 12 (2.93%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (47.19%) .NET
2 103 (25.18%) ASP.NET
3 73 (17.85%) HTML
4 45 (11.00%) Web Services
5 39 (9.54%) XML
6 34 (8.31%) CSS
7 29 (7.09%) SOAP
8 28 (6.85%) WCF
9 25 (6.11%) Spring
10 24 (5.87%) jQuery
11 23 (5.62%) .NET Framework
12 19 (4.65%) XSD
12 19 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (4.16%) HTML5
13 17 (4.16%) XSLT
14 13 (3.18%) Hibernate
14 13 (3.18%) AngularJS
15 11 (2.69%) REST
16 10 (2.44%) LAMP
17 9 (2.20%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.27%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 11 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.20%) Open Source
6 7 (1.71%) Derivative
7 6 (1.47%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.22%) Replication
9 4 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.98%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.98%) Physics
10 3 (0.73%) Social Media
10 3 (0.73%) PKI
11 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.49%) Clustering
11 2 (0.49%) GIS
11 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 131 (32.03%) Windows
2 47 (11.49%) UNIX
3 40 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 26 (6.36%) Linux
7 24 (5.87%) Windows 8
8 15 (3.67%) HPUX
9 12 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.22%) Solaris
12 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (10.02%) Business Analysis
4 38 (9.29%) Release Management
5 36 (8.80%) Line Management
6 35 (8.56%) Asset Management
7 34 (8.31%) Web Development
8 31 (7.58%) Scrum
9 30 (7.33%) Waterfall
10 27 (6.60%) Software Engineering
11 25 (6.11%) Investment Management
12 24 (5.87%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (5.62%) Data Analysis
13 23 (5.62%) Project Management
14 22 (5.38%) MVC
15 20 (4.89%) TDD
15 20 (4.89%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.89%) Time Management
16 19 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
16 19 (4.65%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 291 (71.15%) SQL
2 160 (39.12%) C#
3 104 (25.43%) Java
4 91 (22.25%) PowerShell
5 87 (21.27%) VBScript
6 70 (17.11%) VB.NET
7 67 (16.38%) VBA
8 66 (16.14%) JavaScript
9 54 (13.20%) C++
10 39 (9.54%) T-SQL
11 24 (5.87%) C
12 20 (4.89%) VB6
13 19 (4.65%) Shell Script
14 17 (4.16%) XPath
15 13 (3.18%) Python
15 13 (3.18%) Perl
15 13 (3.18%) PHP
16 12 (2.93%) Ruby
17 10 (2.44%) PHP5
18 9 (2.20%) F#
Qualifications
1 100 (24.45%) Degree
2 13 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.20%) ISEB
4 8 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.98%) CCA
7 4 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.73%) MCSE
9 2 (0.49%) MCP
9 2 (0.49%) HND
9 2 (0.49%) MCITP
10 1 (0.24%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.36%) QA
2 11 (2.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 53 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (3.67%) XenDesktop
5 11 (2.69%) vSphere
5 11 (2.69%) XenApp
6 9 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.98%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 48 (11.74%) SCCM
2 15 (3.67%) WSUS
3 9 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.96%) SCOM
5 7 (1.71%) Windows Intune
6 4 (0.98%) OVSD
6 4 (0.98%) OpenView
7 2 (0.49%) Control-M
7 2 (0.49%) Foglight
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.24%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 153 (37.41%) Microsoft
2 70 (17.11%) Oracle
3 66 (16.14%) Citrix
4 44 (10.76%) VMware
5 22 (5.38%) Business Objects
6 18 (4.40%) HP
7 17 (4.16%) AppSense
8 16 (3.91%) Informatica
9 15 (3.67%) Trillium
9 15 (3.67%) DataFlux
10 14 (3.42%) Sybase
11 12 (2.93%) webMethods
12 11 (2.69%) SAP
12 11 (2.69%) CA
13 10 (2.44%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.44%) Zend
13 10 (2.44%) Sitecore
14 9 (2.20%) EPiServer
14 9 (2.20%) Twitter
15 8 (1.96%) Tableau
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago