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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 180 181 160
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs citing VB 139 167 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 1.40% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 2.56% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 133 151 153
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5433 6530 6105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.62% 54.87% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 5711 5668
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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.

1 185 (62.29%) SQL
2 147 (49.49%) SQL Server
3 132 (44.44%) .NET
4 126 (42.42%) Finance
5 123 (41.41%) Microsoft
6 119 (40.07%) C#
7 97 (32.66%) MS Excel
8 91 (30.64%) Windows
9 75 (25.25%) ASP.NET
10 74 (24.92%) Java
11 68 (22.90%) Degree
12 56 (18.86%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (17.51%) VBA
13 52 (17.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (16.50%) Oracle
15 48 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
16 47 (15.82%) PowerShell
17 45 (15.15%) HTML
18 44 (14.81%) VB.NET
18 44 (14.81%) Active Directory
19 43 (14.48%) JavaScript
20 42 (14.14%) Citrix
20 42 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (13.80%) UNIX
22 39 (13.13%) C++
22 39 (13.13%) VBScript
23 38 (12.79%) VMware
24 37 (12.46%) Windows Server 2008
24 37 (12.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 33 (11.11%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (9.43%) MS Exchange
1 28 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 26 (8.75%) IIS
3 24 (8.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.68%) CMS
4 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.68%) Node.js
4 5 (1.68%) Sitefinity
4 5 (1.68%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (1.68%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.68%) Magnolia
5 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.67%) Smallworld
7 2 (0.67%) Lync
7 2 (0.67%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 97 (32.66%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.10%) MS Office
3 8 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.02%) LaTeX
6 3 (1.01%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.69%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.35%) HFM
3 2 (0.67%) assyst
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.34%) Eikon
4 1 (0.34%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.02%) Office 365
3 4 (1.35%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.06%) DNS
2 13 (4.38%) SAN
3 8 (2.69%) DHCP
4 7 (2.36%) Firewall
4 7 (2.36%) VLAN
4 7 (2.36%) VPN
5 4 (1.35%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.67%) SSL
7 2 (0.67%) CTI
7 2 (0.67%) Internet
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.34%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (49.49%) SQL Server
2 52 (17.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (12.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (8.08%) MS Access
6 23 (7.74%) Relational Database
7 20 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (6.40%) QlikView
9 16 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (4.38%) Oracle Database
12 11 (3.70%) MySQL
13 10 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 7
14 5 (1.68%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.68%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.68%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.68%) RavenDB
14 5 (1.68%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (8.75%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.68%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.68%) Selenium
6 4 (1.35%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.35%) Subversion
7 3 (1.01%) NUnit
7 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.01%) ERwin
8 2 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.67%) JIRA
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.34%) Moq
9 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.34%) JUnit
9 1 (0.34%) MSI
9 1 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 126 (42.42%) Finance
2 32 (10.77%) Banking
3 18 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.72%) Front Office
5 16 (5.39%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.04%) Law
7 11 (3.70%) Advertising
8 10 (3.37%) Financial Institution
9 9 (3.03%) Legal
10 7 (2.36%) Back Office
10 7 (2.36%) Billing
11 6 (2.02%) Marketing
12 4 (1.35%) Retail
13 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
13 3 (1.01%) Publishing
13 3 (1.01%) Games
14 2 (0.67%) Military
14 2 (0.67%) French Language
14 2 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 115 (38.72%) Developer
2 85 (28.62%) Analyst
3 42 (14.14%) Applications Support
4 30 (10.10%) Support Analyst
5 22 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
7 17 (5.72%) Programmer
7 17 (5.72%) Junior
8 16 (5.39%) Analyst Programmer
9 15 (5.05%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.05%) Junior Developer
10 13 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.38%) Data Analyst
11 12 (4.04%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.70%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.37%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.37%) Systems Developer
13 10 (3.37%) Graduate
13 10 (3.37%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (44.44%) .NET
2 75 (25.25%) ASP.NET
3 45 (15.15%) HTML
4 32 (10.77%) Web Services
5 26 (8.75%) CSS
6 25 (8.42%) XML
7 24 (8.08%) Spring
8 23 (7.74%) jQuery
9 22 (7.41%) SOAP
10 20 (6.73%) WCF
10 20 (6.73%) .NET Framework
11 19 (6.40%) HTML5
12 15 (5.05%) XSD
13 14 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (4.38%) XSLT
15 11 (3.70%) Hibernate
16 10 (3.37%) REST
17 9 (3.03%) AngularJS
17 9 (3.03%) LAMP
18 8 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.40%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.38%) Derivative
5 9 (3.03%) PKI
6 8 (2.69%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.69%) Equities
7 7 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.02%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.02%) Open Source
9 5 (1.68%) iPad
9 5 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.35%) Replication
10 4 (1.35%) Data Extraction
11 3 (1.01%) Physics
11 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.01%) Economics
12 2 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 91 (30.64%) Windows
2 41 (13.80%) UNIX
3 37 (12.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (9.43%) Linux
5 19 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.71%) HPUX
7 13 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.68%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.35%) Solaris
11 2 (0.67%) AIX
11 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.86%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 24 (8.08%) Business Analysis
5 22 (7.41%) Web Development
6 21 (7.07%) Software Engineering
6 21 (7.07%) Data Management
7 20 (6.73%) Scrum
8 18 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 18 (6.06%) Line Management
9 17 (5.72%) Mentoring
9 17 (5.72%) TDD
9 17 (5.72%) Investment Management
10 16 (5.39%) Time Management
10 16 (5.39%) MVC
11 15 (5.05%) Project Management
11 15 (5.05%) OOP
11 15 (5.05%) OO
11 15 (5.05%) Migration
11 15 (5.05%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (62.29%) SQL
2 119 (40.07%) C#
3 74 (24.92%) Java
4 52 (17.51%) VBA
5 47 (15.82%) PowerShell
6 44 (14.81%) VB.NET
7 43 (14.48%) JavaScript
8 39 (13.13%) C++
8 39 (13.13%) VBScript
9 24 (8.08%) VB6
10 23 (7.74%) C
11 20 (6.73%) T-SQL
12 15 (5.05%) Shell Script
13 13 (4.38%) XPath
14 12 (4.04%) PHP
15 10 (3.37%) Perl
16 9 (3.03%) PHP5
17 7 (2.36%) Python
18 6 (2.02%) PL/SQL
18 6 (2.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (22.90%) Degree
2 11 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (1.35%) MCP
3 4 (1.35%) CCA
3 4 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.01%) ISEB
4 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) HND
5 2 (0.67%) MCSE
5 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.72%) QA
2 12 (4.04%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) COBIT
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 44 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.04%) XenApp
4 11 (3.70%) vSphere
5 9 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (2.69%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.68%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.34%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 20 (6.73%) SCCM
2 14 (4.71%) SCOM
3 4 (1.35%) OpenView
3 4 (1.35%) OVSD
4 2 (0.67%) Control-M
4 2 (0.67%) Foglight
4 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (41.41%) Microsoft
2 49 (16.50%) Oracle
3 42 (14.14%) Citrix
4 38 (12.79%) VMware
5 23 (7.74%) Business Objects
6 15 (5.05%) Sybase
7 13 (4.38%) HP
8 12 (4.04%) webMethods
9 9 (3.03%) Zend
10 7 (2.36%) NetApp
10 7 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.36%) SAP
11 6 (2.02%) Bloomberg
11 6 (2.02%) Sitecore
11 6 (2.02%) Vermilion
11 6 (2.02%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.68%) Twitter
12 5 (1.68%) EPiServer
13 4 (1.35%) Remedy
13 4 (1.35%) IronPort
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Connectus
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
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MSM Software
Salary: From £34,000 to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago