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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 173 231 180
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB 70 59 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.17% 0.68% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 1.22% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 129
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3476 4834 5877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.19% 55.64% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3205 4240 5136
Median salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 102 (56.35%) SQL
2 89 (49.17%) Finance
3 82 (45.30%) .NET
4 81 (44.75%) C#
4 81 (44.75%) Microsoft
5 62 (34.25%) SQL Server
6 57 (31.49%) ASP.NET
7 50 (27.62%) Windows
8 49 (27.07%) MVC
9 47 (25.97%) SDLC
10 46 (25.41%) Unix
11 45 (24.86%) XML
11 45 (24.86%) JavaScript
12 44 (24.31%) Java
12 44 (24.31%) VBA
13 41 (22.65%) IIS
14 40 (22.10%) Web Services
15 38 (20.99%) HTML
16 35 (19.34%) XSL
16 35 (19.34%) Linux
16 35 (19.34%) Advertising
17 34 (18.78%) jQuery
18 33 (18.23%) Oracle
19 31 (17.13%) MS Excel
20 30 (16.57%) Front Office
21 27 (14.92%) VB6
22 26 (14.36%) Banking
23 25 (13.81%) T-SQL
23 25 (13.81%) Degree
24 24 (13.26%) Shell Script

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 41 (22.65%) IIS
2 13 (7.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.08%) Apache
4 7 (3.87%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.31%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.76%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.21%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.66%) CMS
8 3 (1.66%) JBoss
8 3 (1.66%) WordPress
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (17.13%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.05%) MS Office
3 6 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.21%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Siebel Analytics
2 3 (1.66%) HFM
2 3 (1.66%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (1.10%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.55%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.55%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.55%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.55%) Relativity
4 1 (0.55%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.55%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) GitHub
2 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.71%) Firewall
2 6 (3.31%) Kerberos
2 6 (3.31%) NetScaler
3 4 (2.21%) DNS
4 2 (1.10%) DHCP
4 2 (1.10%) LAN
4 2 (1.10%) LDAP
4 2 (1.10%) Multicast
4 2 (1.10%) SAN
4 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.10%) VLAN
4 2 (1.10%) WAN
5 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.55%) SSH
5 1 (0.55%) Telnet
5 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.08%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (5.52%) QlikView
6 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (4.97%) MS Access
8 8 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.87%) Siebel EIM
9 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.21%) DB2
10 4 (2.21%) DTS
10 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.66%) Essbase
11 3 (1.66%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 7 (3.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (2.76%) JIRA
3 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.66%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.66%) NUnit
4 3 (1.66%) Selenium
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.55%) ZenHub
General
1 89 (49.17%) Finance
2 35 (19.34%) Advertising
3 30 (16.57%) Front Office
4 26 (14.36%) Banking
5 10 (5.52%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.42%) Law
7 4 (2.21%) Back Office
7 4 (2.21%) International Banking
8 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.66%) Retail
9 2 (1.10%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (48.07%) Developer
2 50 (27.62%) Analyst
3 44 (24.31%) .NET Developer
4 30 (16.57%) C# Developer
5 29 (16.02%) Support Analyst
6 28 (15.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (10.50%) FIX Analyst
7 19 (10.50%) FIX Support Analyst
8 17 (9.39%) Applications Support
8 17 (9.39%) SQL Developer
9 14 (7.73%) VBA Developer
10 12 (6.63%) Excel Developer
10 12 (6.63%) VB Developer
11 10 (5.52%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Excel VBA Developer
12 8 (4.42%) SSIS Developer
12 8 (4.42%) SSRS Developer
13 7 (3.87%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (45.30%) .NET
2 57 (31.49%) ASP.NET
3 45 (24.86%) XML
4 40 (22.10%) Web Services
5 38 (20.99%) HTML
6 35 (19.34%) XSL
7 34 (18.78%) jQuery
8 22 (12.15%) FIX Protocol
9 19 (10.50%) .NET Framework
10 17 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (8.29%) CSS
12 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (6.08%) AngularJS
14 9 (4.97%) Ajax
15 6 (3.31%) JSON
15 6 (3.31%) SOAP
16 5 (2.76%) Classic ASP
16 5 (2.76%) XSLT
17 4 (2.21%) HTML5
17 4 (2.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.08%) Mathematics
3 10 (5.52%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (5.52%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.42%) Derivative
4 8 (4.42%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.76%) Equities
5 5 (2.76%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (2.76%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.21%) Fintech
6 4 (2.21%) iSeries
6 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.21%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) Blog
8 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.10%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.62%) Windows
2 46 (25.41%) Unix
3 35 (19.34%) Linux
4 21 (11.60%) Solaris
5 13 (7.18%) Windows 8
5 13 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.66%) Android
8 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.66%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.07%) MVC
2 47 (25.97%) SDLC
3 22 (12.15%) Wealth Management
4 20 (11.05%) Electronic Trading
5 17 (9.39%) Unit Testing
6 16 (8.84%) Analytics
7 13 (7.18%) Investment Management
7 13 (7.18%) Migration
8 12 (6.63%) Asset Management
8 12 (6.63%) ITIL
8 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
8 12 (6.63%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.52%) Data Modelling
9 10 (5.52%) Data Protection
9 10 (5.52%) Kimball Methodology
9 10 (5.52%) OO
9 10 (5.52%) Workflow
10 9 (4.97%) Change Management
11 8 (4.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 102 (56.35%) SQL
2 81 (44.75%) C#
3 45 (24.86%) JavaScript
4 44 (24.31%) Java
4 44 (24.31%) VBA
5 27 (14.92%) VB6
6 25 (13.81%) T-SQL
7 24 (13.26%) Shell Script
8 22 (12.15%) VBScript
9 19 (10.50%) C++
10 18 (9.94%) VB.NET
11 16 (8.84%) PowerShell
12 15 (8.29%) Python
13 7 (3.87%) C
13 7 (3.87%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.66%) Perl
14 3 (1.66%) PHP
15 2 (1.10%) F#
15 2 (1.10%) Scala
16 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (13.81%) Degree
2 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.31%) CCA
3 6 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (3.31%) MCSE
3 6 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.76%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.76%) PMP
5 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.55%) MCP
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.71%) QA
2 11 (6.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.10%) FATCA
3 2 (1.10%) MiFID
3 2 (1.10%) SDET
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.31%) XenApp
2 6 (3.31%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.10%) Docker
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.87%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (3.87%) SCCM
2 6 (3.31%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.31%) SCOM
2 6 (3.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (3.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (2.76%) Control-M
4 3 (1.66%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.55%) EnCase
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.23%) Oracle
3 19 (10.50%) SunGard
4 15 (8.29%) Redback
5 10 (5.52%) HP
6 8 (4.42%) Siebel
6 8 (4.42%) VMware
7 7 (3.87%) Citrix
7 7 (3.87%) Symantec
8 6 (3.31%) 3PAR
8 6 (3.31%) Altiris
8 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.31%) SimCorp
8 6 (3.31%) Sybase
8 6 (3.31%) Wyse
9 5 (2.76%) Cognos
10 4 (2.21%) Adobe
11 3 (1.66%) Charles River
11 3 (1.66%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.66%) Sun
City, London
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £35,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago