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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 214 130 173
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +43
Permanent jobs citing VB 96 263 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 2.08% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 3.94% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 83 226 142
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,500 £69,850
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
5425 6671 6576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.33% 52.72% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4803 5796 5860
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in the City of London

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 123 (66.85%) SQL
2 88 (47.83%) Finance
3 79 (42.93%) .NET
4 76 (41.30%) Microsoft
5 71 (38.59%) Windows
6 62 (33.70%) C#
7 61 (33.15%) MS Excel
8 59 (32.07%) Degree
9 58 (31.52%) SQL Server
10 53 (28.80%) Java
11 43 (23.37%) Oracle
12 38 (20.65%) MS Office
13 35 (19.02%) VBA
13 35 (19.02%) Active Directory
14 30 (16.30%) Banking
15 29 (15.76%) ASP.NET
15 29 (15.76%) Sybase
15 29 (15.76%) Computer Science
16 28 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (14.13%) Citrix
18 25 (13.59%) HTML
19 24 (13.04%) C++
19 24 (13.04%) UNIX
19 24 (13.04%) Web Services
19 24 (13.04%) PowerShell
20 23 (12.50%) Relational Database
20 23 (12.50%) Visual Studio
20 23 (12.50%) VB6
21 22 (11.96%) C
22 21 (11.41%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (9.24%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.61%) IIS
3 12 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.63%) Apache
7 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.09%) SAS
8 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.09%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.09%) Lync
8 2 (1.09%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.54%) Node.js
9 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) JBoss
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 61 (33.15%) MS Excel
2 38 (20.65%) MS Office
3 13 (7.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (5.98%) MS Project
5 2 (1.09%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.54%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.54%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.54%) Capstone
2 1 (0.54%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.52%) SAN
2 10 (5.43%) VLAN
3 9 (4.89%) NetScaler
4 6 (3.26%) HTTP
5 4 (2.17%) CTI
6 3 (1.63%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.09%) VPN
7 2 (1.09%) DNS
7 2 (1.09%) SSL
7 2 (1.09%) LAN
7 2 (1.09%) WAN
7 2 (1.09%) DHCP
7 2 (1.09%) DDNS
7 2 (1.09%) IPsec
8 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (7.61%) RDBMS
5 11 (5.98%) DB2
6 7 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.17%) QlikView
8 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.63%) MS Access
9 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.72%) Subversion
4 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.54%) Maven
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) Ant
General
1 88 (47.83%) Finance
2 30 (16.30%) Banking
3 15 (8.15%) Back Office
4 13 (7.07%) Front Office
5 11 (5.98%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.89%) Retail
7 8 (4.35%) Marketing
8 4 (2.17%) Law
8 4 (2.17%) Legal
9 3 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.09%) Advertising
10 2 (1.09%) Publishing
10 2 (1.09%) French Language
10 2 (1.09%) German Language
11 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (39.67%) Developer
2 54 (29.35%) Analyst
3 20 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 19 (10.33%) Consultant
5 18 (9.78%) Programmer
6 17 (9.24%) .NET Developer
7 15 (8.15%) Analyst Programmer
7 15 (8.15%) Graduate
8 14 (7.61%) Applications Support
8 14 (7.61%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (5.98%) VB Developer
9 11 (5.98%) AWS Developer
10 10 (5.43%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.35%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
11 8 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (3.80%) Administrator
12 7 (3.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (42.93%) .NET
2 29 (15.76%) ASP.NET
3 25 (13.59%) HTML
4 24 (13.04%) Web Services
5 18 (9.78%) XML
6 14 (7.61%) CSS
7 11 (5.98%) Spring
8 9 (4.89%) ActiveX
9 8 (4.35%) jQuery
10 6 (3.26%) WPF
11 5 (2.72%) Middleware
11 5 (2.72%) SOAP
12 4 (2.17%) MSMQ
12 4 (2.17%) EDI
12 4 (2.17%) XSL
13 3 (1.63%) Classic ASP
13 3 (1.63%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (1.63%) WinForms
13 3 (1.63%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.76%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.07%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.98%) Derivative
5 10 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.43%) Replication
6 8 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.80%) Physics
8 5 (2.72%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.72%) Hybrid Derivative
8 5 (2.72%) Exotic Derivative
9 4 (2.17%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.17%) iSeries
9 4 (2.17%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.63%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.09%) User Experience
11 2 (1.09%) Blog
11 2 (1.09%) PKI
11 2 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.59%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) UNIX
3 10 (5.43%) Linux
4 8 (4.35%) HPUX
5 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.41%) CRM
2 19 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (9.24%) Workflow
4 16 (8.70%) Time Management
5 14 (7.61%) Project Management
5 14 (7.61%) ITIL
6 13 (7.07%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.52%) UML
7 12 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (5.98%) Use Case
8 11 (5.98%) MVC
9 10 (5.43%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.43%) Service Management
9 10 (5.43%) Investment Management
10 9 (4.89%) System Testing
10 9 (4.89%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.89%) BCP
11 8 (4.35%) SDLC
12 7 (3.80%) Analytics
12 7 (3.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (66.85%) SQL
2 62 (33.70%) C#
3 53 (28.80%) Java
4 35 (19.02%) VBA
5 24 (13.04%) C++
5 24 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 23 (12.50%) VB6
7 22 (11.96%) C
8 17 (9.24%) VB.NET
9 14 (7.61%) JavaScript
10 13 (7.07%) VBScript
11 11 (5.98%) Shell Script
12 10 (5.43%) T-SQL
13 7 (3.80%) Perl
14 5 (2.72%) Python
15 4 (2.17%) RPG
15 4 (2.17%) Ruby
16 3 (1.63%) PHP
17 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
17 2 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (32.07%) Degree
2 6 (3.26%) CCA
2 6 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.17%) MCP
5 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.09%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) MCSA
7 1 (0.54%) MCITP
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) COBIT
2 9 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.72%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (19.02%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.61%) XenApp
4 11 (5.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (4.89%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.89%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (8.15%) SCCM
2 9 (4.89%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.17%) MOM
4 3 (1.63%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (0.54%) Nessus
6 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.37%) Oracle
3 29 (15.76%) Sybase
4 26 (14.13%) Citrix
5 20 (10.87%) VMware
6 11 (5.98%) Cisco
7 10 (5.43%) Business Objects
7 10 (5.43%) webMethods
8 8 (4.35%) IronPort
9 6 (3.26%) HP
9 6 (3.26%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.17%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.17%) Tableau
11 3 (1.63%) Red Gate
11 3 (1.63%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.63%) StatPro
11 3 (1.63%) Symantec
11 3 (1.63%) Altiris
11 3 (1.63%) IBM
12 2 (1.09%) Serena
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago