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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
London / City of London
Rank 177 171 199
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs citing VB 46 84 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.30% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 2.41% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 73 109
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%

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
2807 3492 5013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.52% 54.20% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2571 3143 4496
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 £38,500 £40,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 January 2017.

VB Salary Histogram in the City of London

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 70 (65.42%) SQL
2 53 (49.53%) Finance
3 52 (48.60%) .NET
4 48 (44.86%) C#
5 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
6 37 (34.58%) SQL Server
7 34 (31.78%) JavaScript
8 32 (29.91%) Java
9 31 (28.97%) HTML
10 29 (27.10%) ASP.NET
11 28 (26.17%) Windows
12 26 (24.30%) XML
13 25 (23.36%) VB.NET
13 25 (23.36%) Unix
14 24 (22.43%) Linux
14 24 (22.43%) SDLC
15 21 (19.63%) MVC
15 21 (19.63%) Banking
15 21 (19.63%) jQuery
16 20 (18.69%) Degree
16 20 (18.69%) PowerShell
17 17 (15.89%) Front Office
17 17 (15.89%) Oracle
18 16 (14.95%) Electronic Trading
19 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
20 13 (12.15%) FIX Protocol
20 13 (12.15%) Wealth Management
20 13 (12.15%) VB6
20 13 (12.15%) VBA
20 13 (12.15%) C++

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 13 (12.15%) IIS
2 10 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.41%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.48%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.74%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.80%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.74%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.93%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) Firewall
2 7 (6.54%) iSCSI
2 7 (6.54%) NetScaler
2 7 (6.54%) SAN
3 2 (1.87%) DNS
3 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) DHCP
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.48%) DTS
4 7 (6.54%) MS Access
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.61%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.74%) DB2
6 4 (3.74%) MySQL
6 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.80%) QlikView
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.87%) Big Data
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.87%) NUnit
2 2 (1.87%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 53 (49.53%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Banking
3 17 (15.89%) Front Office
4 12 (11.21%) Advertising
5 5 (4.67%) Retail
6 4 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.74%) Law
7 3 (2.80%) German Language
8 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.87%) French Language
8 2 (1.87%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.93%) International Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Developer
2 45 (42.06%) Analyst
3 30 (28.04%) .NET Developer
4 21 (19.63%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.63%) Support Analyst
5 18 (16.82%) VB Developer
6 17 (15.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (10.28%) Applications Support
7 11 (10.28%) FIX Analyst
7 11 (10.28%) FIX Support Analyst
8 10 (9.35%) Analyst Developer
9 9 (8.41%) Commercial Analyst
9 9 (8.41%) Pricing Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) SQL Developer
11 7 (6.54%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (5.61%) Qualitative Analyst
12 6 (5.61%) Quantitative Analyst
13 5 (4.67%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (48.60%) .NET
2 31 (28.97%) HTML
3 29 (27.10%) ASP.NET
4 26 (24.30%) XML
5 21 (19.63%) jQuery
6 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
7 13 (12.15%) FIX Protocol
7 13 (12.15%) Web Services
8 12 (11.21%) CSS
8 12 (11.21%) XSL
9 8 (7.48%) Ajax
9 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (4.67%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (3.74%) Classic ASP
12 4 (3.74%) DHTML
12 4 (3.74%) EDI
12 4 (3.74%) J2EE
12 4 (3.74%) JSON
12 4 (3.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Reinsurance
2 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (6.54%) Clustering
4 7 (6.54%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (5.61%) Derivative
5 6 (5.61%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.67%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (3.74%) iSeries
7 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.87%) Equities
8 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) Blog
9 1 (0.93%) Fintech
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Windows
2 25 (23.36%) Unix
3 24 (22.43%) Linux
4 11 (10.28%) Solaris
5 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) SDLC
2 21 (19.63%) MVC
3 16 (14.95%) Electronic Trading
4 13 (12.15%) Analytics
4 13 (12.15%) Wealth Management
5 11 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.35%) Project Management
7 9 (8.41%) Migration
8 7 (6.54%) Security Patching
8 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.54%) Workflow
9 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.61%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.67%) ITIL
10 5 (4.67%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.74%) Line Management
11 4 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.74%) Workflow Management
12 3 (2.80%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (65.42%) SQL
2 48 (44.86%) C#
3 34 (31.78%) JavaScript
4 32 (29.91%) Java
5 25 (23.36%) VB.NET
6 20 (18.69%) PowerShell
7 13 (12.15%) C++
7 13 (12.15%) VB6
7 13 (12.15%) VBA
8 12 (11.21%) Python
9 11 (10.28%) Shell Script
10 9 (8.41%) VBScript
11 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.80%) Perl
14 2 (1.87%) R
15 1 (0.93%) C
15 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.74%) PMP
3 2 (1.87%) CCNP
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) MiFID
3 2 (1.87%) FATCA
4 1 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) XenApp
3 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) SCCM
2 7 (6.54%) SCOM
3 6 (5.61%) Control-M
4 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) Oracle
3 11 (10.28%) SunGard
4 9 (8.41%) Citrix
4 9 (8.41%) HP
5 8 (7.48%) NetApp
5 8 (7.48%) Redback
6 7 (6.54%) 3PAR
6 7 (6.54%) SolarWinds
7 6 (5.61%) jBASE
7 6 (5.61%) Temenos
8 4 (3.74%) Adobe
8 4 (3.74%) Cognos
8 4 (3.74%) IBM
8 4 (3.74%) OpenText
8 4 (3.74%) Sage
9 3 (2.80%) SimCorp
9 3 (2.80%) Sybase
9 3 (2.80%) VMware
10 2 (1.87%) Siebel
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Syngco Ltd
Salary: £20,000 per annum + benefits based on experience
Posted: 9 days ago