The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 129 177 138
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -39
Permanent jobs citing VB 261 165 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.37% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 2.48% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 219 132 235
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £72,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6484 6646 7172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.73% 55.34% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5581 5983 6680
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 347 (72.14%) SQL
2 273 (56.76%) Finance
3 229 (47.61%) .NET
3 229 (47.61%) SQL Server
4 181 (37.63%) C#
5 171 (35.55%) Microsoft
6 136 (28.27%) Windows
7 126 (26.20%) VBScript
8 116 (24.12%) Degree
9 110 (22.87%) MS Excel
10 108 (22.45%) PowerShell
11 100 (20.79%) ASP.NET
12 98 (20.37%) Java
13 96 (19.96%) VB.NET
14 89 (18.50%) VBA
15 83 (17.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 80 (16.63%) HTML
16 80 (16.63%) Oracle
17 79 (16.42%) JavaScript
18 70 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 69 (14.35%) Citrix
20 64 (13.31%) T-SQL
21 60 (12.47%) C++
21 60 (12.47%) Active Directory
21 60 (12.47%) MS Access
22 56 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
22 56 (11.64%) Visual Studio
23 51 (10.60%) Business Analysis
23 51 (10.60%) Computer Science
23 51 (10.60%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 41 (8.52%) IIS
2 35 (7.28%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.66%) CMS
6 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.46%) Node.js
6 7 (1.46%) Sitefinity
6 7 (1.46%) Orchard CMS
6 7 (1.46%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.46%) Magnolia
7 6 (1.25%) Apache
7 6 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.04%) SAS
8 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.62%) Lync
10 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 110 (22.87%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.16%) Spreadsheet
2 20 (4.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.46%) LaTeX
4 6 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Endur
2 4 (0.83%) Siebel Analytics
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.42%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.42%) HFM
5 1 (0.21%) assyst
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.21%) Global One
5 1 (0.21%) Capstone
5 1 (0.21%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.21%) Minerva
5 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.83%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.74%) Internet
2 9 (1.87%) Firewall
2 9 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.04%) SAN
4 3 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.62%) DNS
4 3 (0.62%) DHCP
5 2 (0.42%) FTP
5 2 (0.42%) HTTP
5 2 (0.42%) SMTP
6 1 (0.21%) VoIP
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (47.61%) SQL Server
2 83 (17.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (12.47%) MS Access
5 46 (9.56%) Relational Database
6 34 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (5.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (4.37%) QlikView
10 11 (2.29%) MySQL
11 10 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.87%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.87%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.66%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.46%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (1.46%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.46%) RavenDB
14 7 (1.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 56 (11.64%) Visual Studio
2 47 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (8.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 27 (5.61%) MSI
5 26 (5.41%) Selenium
6 22 (4.57%) NUnit
6 22 (4.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 17 (3.53%) Bugzilla
7 17 (3.53%) TestComplete
8 14 (2.91%) MSBuild
9 8 (1.66%) Subversion
9 8 (1.66%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.46%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.25%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.04%) ERwin
12 5 (1.04%) JUnit
13 4 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.83%) JIRA
13 4 (0.83%) Mockito
14 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 273 (56.76%) Finance
2 46 (9.56%) Banking
3 42 (8.73%) Financial Institution
4 25 (5.20%) Front Office
5 22 (4.57%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.87%) Law
7 8 (1.66%) Legal
8 7 (1.46%) Back Office
9 6 (1.25%) Marketing
9 6 (1.25%) Billing
10 5 (1.04%) Advertising
10 5 (1.04%) Retail
11 4 (0.83%) Games
12 3 (0.62%) Military
12 3 (0.62%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 2 (0.42%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 183 (38.05%) Developer
2 140 (29.11%) Analyst
3 40 (8.32%) .NET Developer
4 36 (7.48%) Applications Support
5 28 (5.82%) Support Engineer
5 28 (5.82%) Data Analyst
5 28 (5.82%) Support Analyst
6 27 (5.61%) Junior
7 26 (5.41%) Systems Developer
8 25 (5.20%) C# Developer
9 24 (4.99%) Consultant
10 23 (4.78%) Junior Developer
11 21 (4.37%) Team Leader
12 19 (3.95%) Business Analyst
12 19 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.74%) QA Analyst
14 17 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
14 17 (3.53%) Wintel Engineer
15 16 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (47.61%) .NET
2 100 (20.79%) ASP.NET
3 80 (16.63%) HTML
4 42 (8.73%) Web Services
5 36 (7.48%) XML
6 34 (7.07%) .NET Framework
7 32 (6.65%) CSS
8 21 (4.37%) SOAP
9 20 (4.16%) WCF
10 17 (3.53%) jQuery
10 17 (3.53%) WinForms
11 15 (3.12%) Spring
12 13 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (2.49%) OCX
14 11 (2.29%) XSLT
14 11 (2.29%) XSD
14 11 (2.29%) WPF
15 10 (2.08%) HTML5
16 9 (1.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (1.87%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.60%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.08%) Derivative
5 8 (1.66%) Fixed Income
5 8 (1.66%) Open Source
6 7 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.46%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.83%) Replication
8 4 (0.83%) Statistics
8 4 (0.83%) Equities
8 4 (0.83%) Social Media
8 4 (0.83%) Market Risk
8 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.62%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.62%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.62%) Clustering
9 3 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 136 (28.27%) Windows
2 44 (9.15%) UNIX
3 30 (6.24%) Windows 7
4 28 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (5.61%) Windows 8
6 24 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (4.57%) Linux
8 17 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.46%) Solaris
10 5 (1.04%) HPUX
11 3 (0.62%) AIX
12 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (10.60%) Business Analysis
2 51 (10.60%) Release Management
3 42 (8.73%) Asset Management
4 35 (7.28%) Performance Monitoring
5 33 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 32 (6.65%) Data Analysis
7 30 (6.24%) Web Development
7 30 (6.24%) Change Control
7 30 (6.24%) Unit Testing
8 29 (6.03%) Test Scripting
9 28 (5.82%) Software Engineering
9 28 (5.82%) Regression Testing
10 27 (5.61%) Scrum
11 26 (5.41%) Project Management
11 26 (5.41%) ITIL
12 22 (4.57%) Waterfall
13 20 (4.16%) MVC
14 19 (3.95%) Automated Testing
14 19 (3.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 347 (72.14%) SQL
2 181 (37.63%) C#
3 126 (26.20%) VBScript
4 108 (22.45%) PowerShell
5 98 (20.37%) Java
6 96 (19.96%) VB.NET
7 89 (18.50%) VBA
8 79 (16.42%) JavaScript
9 64 (13.31%) T-SQL
10 60 (12.47%) C++
11 39 (8.11%) Perl
12 36 (7.48%) VB6
13 22 (4.57%) Ruby
14 17 (3.53%) PL/SQL
15 13 (2.70%) Python
16 11 (2.29%) Shell Script
16 11 (2.29%) XPath
17 10 (2.08%) C
18 9 (1.87%) R
19 7 (1.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 116 (24.12%) Degree
2 27 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.57%) ISEB
4 10 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.04%) MCSE
8 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.42%) MCITP
9 2 (0.42%) MCP
10 1 (0.21%) CCA
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) EnCE
10 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.52%) QA
2 4 (0.83%) SLA
2 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.62%) FATCA
3 3 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
System Software
1 60 (12.47%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (3.12%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.83%) vSphere
6 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 45 (9.36%) SCCM
2 22 (4.57%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (3.12%) WSUS
4 10 (2.08%) Windows Intune
5 5 (1.04%) SCOM
6 3 (0.62%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.21%) Foglight
8 1 (0.21%) OVSD
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.21%) Control-M
8 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 171 (35.55%) Microsoft
2 80 (16.63%) Oracle
3 69 (14.35%) Citrix
4 47 (9.77%) VMware
5 32 (6.65%) HP
6 17 (3.53%) Informatica
6 17 (3.53%) AppSense
7 16 (3.33%) DataFlux
7 16 (3.33%) Trillium
8 13 (2.70%) Sybase
8 13 (2.70%) Business Objects
9 12 (2.49%) CA
10 10 (2.08%) SAP
11 9 (1.87%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.66%) OpenLink
12 8 (1.66%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.66%) Tableau
13 7 (1.46%) EPiServer
13 7 (1.46%) Twitter
14 6 (1.25%) Zend
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits etc.
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per week + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits inc. bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + flexi working time
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Fidessa
Salary: Competitive + Great Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
City of Edinburgh
Blue Town Online
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: 27 days ago