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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 196 140 164
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +24
Permanent jobs citing VB 113 183 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 1.74% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 3.22% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 107 170 122
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
5048 5681 5742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.26% 54.05% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4934 5282
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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 156 (60.47%) SQL
2 116 (44.96%) Microsoft
3 110 (42.64%) SQL Server
4 104 (40.31%) Finance
5 101 (39.15%) C#
6 100 (38.76%) .NET
7 89 (34.50%) MS Excel
8 84 (32.56%) Windows
9 62 (24.03%) ASP.NET
10 59 (22.87%) Java
11 55 (21.32%) Degree
12 47 (18.22%) HTML
13 45 (17.44%) Active Directory
14 43 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (16.28%) VBA
16 40 (15.50%) PowerShell
17 37 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 36 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (13.95%) Oracle
18 36 (13.95%) JavaScript
19 35 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (12.79%) UNIX
20 33 (12.79%) Citrix
21 31 (12.02%) Web Services
21 31 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
21 31 (12.02%) Banking
22 30 (11.63%) VMware
23 28 (10.85%) MS Office
23 28 (10.85%) VB.NET
23 28 (10.85%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 28 (10.85%) SharePoint
1 28 (10.85%) MS Exchange
1 28 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (7.36%) IIS
3 5 (1.94%) CMS
3 5 (1.94%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (1.94%) Node.js
3 5 (1.94%) Sitefinity
3 5 (1.94%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (1.94%) NServiceBus
3 5 (1.94%) Magnolia
4 4 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.55%) SAS
5 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.78%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.78%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 89 (34.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.85%) MS Office
3 9 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.55%) LaTeX
6 3 (1.16%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.78%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.71%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.16%) HFM
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Summit
5 1 (0.39%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.39%) assyst
5 1 (0.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.33%) Office 365
3 4 (1.55%) SaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.75%) DNS
2 15 (5.81%) SAN
3 12 (4.65%) VLAN
4 8 (3.10%) NetScaler
4 8 (3.10%) DHCP
5 7 (2.71%) VPN
6 5 (1.94%) HTTP
7 2 (0.78%) SSL
7 2 (0.78%) Firewall
7 2 (0.78%) CTI
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.39%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (42.64%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (10.47%) Relational Database
4 22 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (6.59%) MS Access
7 15 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (5.81%) QlikView
8 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.88%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (2.71%) MySQL
13 5 (1.94%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.94%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.94%) CouchDB
13 5 (1.94%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.94%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (8.14%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.33%) Selenium
5 5 (1.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.39%) ERwin
6 1 (0.39%) JMeter
General
1 104 (40.31%) Finance
2 31 (12.02%) Banking
3 14 (5.43%) Front Office
3 14 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.65%) Law
5 9 (3.49%) Advertising
6 8 (3.10%) Legal
6 8 (3.10%) Marketing
7 6 (2.33%) Back Office
8 5 (1.94%) Publishing
8 5 (1.94%) Billing
9 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.16%) Games
10 3 (1.16%) Retail
10 3 (1.16%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.78%) French Language
11 2 (0.78%) German Language
11 2 (0.78%) Military
12 1 (0.39%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 96 (37.21%) Developer
2 70 (27.13%) Analyst
3 34 (13.18%) Applications Support
4 22 (8.53%) Support Analyst
5 18 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 16 (6.20%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (4.65%) Programmer
9 11 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
9 11 (4.26%) Development Manager
9 11 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.26%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.88%) Administrator
11 9 (3.49%) Graduate
11 9 (3.49%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.49%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.10%) Applications Support Engineer
13 7 (2.71%) C# Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Information Analyst
13 7 (2.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (38.76%) .NET
2 62 (24.03%) ASP.NET
3 47 (18.22%) HTML
4 31 (12.02%) Web Services
5 27 (10.47%) CSS
6 23 (8.91%) XML
6 23 (8.91%) jQuery
7 17 (6.59%) Spring
8 16 (6.20%) WCF
8 16 (6.20%) SOAP
9 14 (5.43%) HTML5
10 12 (4.65%) .NET Framework
10 12 (4.65%) XSD
10 12 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (3.88%) REST
11 10 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.88%) XSLT
12 7 (2.71%) LAMP
12 7 (2.71%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.91%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.26%) PKI
5 10 (3.88%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.10%) Replication
6 8 (3.10%) iPad
7 7 (2.71%) Open Source
7 7 (2.71%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.71%) Equities
7 7 (2.71%) Derivative
8 6 (2.33%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.55%) Physics
10 4 (1.55%) Data Extraction
11 3 (1.16%) iPhone
11 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (32.56%) Windows
2 36 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (12.79%) UNIX
4 22 (8.53%) Linux
5 17 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.65%) HPUX
7 9 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.78%) Solaris
11 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (8.91%) Asset Management
3 23 (8.91%) Web Development
4 22 (8.53%) Software Engineering
5 19 (7.36%) MVC
6 18 (6.98%) Data Management
7 17 (6.59%) Waterfall
8 16 (6.20%) Analytics
8 16 (6.20%) OOP
9 15 (5.81%) Configuration Management
9 15 (5.81%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.43%) Line Management
10 14 (5.43%) TDD
10 14 (5.43%) Business Analysis
10 14 (5.43%) Investment Management
11 13 (5.04%) Scrum
11 13 (5.04%) OO
11 13 (5.04%) CRM
12 12 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 156 (60.47%) SQL
2 101 (39.15%) C#
3 59 (22.87%) Java
4 42 (16.28%) VBA
5 40 (15.50%) PowerShell
6 36 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 28 (10.85%) VB.NET
8 27 (10.47%) VBScript
8 27 (10.47%) C++
8 27 (10.47%) VB6
9 19 (7.36%) C
10 13 (5.04%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.26%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.88%) XPath
13 9 (3.49%) PHP
14 7 (2.71%) PHP5
15 6 (2.33%) Ruby
15 6 (2.33%) Perl
15 6 (2.33%) Python
16 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (21.32%) Degree
2 7 (2.71%) CCA
2 7 (2.71%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (1.94%) MCP
5 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) HND
6 2 (0.78%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.20%) QA
2 9 (3.49%) SLA
3 4 (1.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) GAAP
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.39%) Basel III
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.20%) XenApp
4 12 (4.65%) VMware Server
5 11 (4.26%) vSphere
6 8 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (7.75%) SCCM
2 11 (4.26%) SCOM
3 3 (1.16%) OVSD
3 3 (1.16%) OpenView
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) Control-M
4 1 (0.39%) Foglight
4 1 (0.39%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 116 (44.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.95%) Oracle
3 33 (12.79%) Citrix
4 30 (11.63%) VMware
5 21 (8.14%) Business Objects
6 13 (5.04%) Sybase
7 11 (4.26%) webMethods
8 8 (3.10%) IronPort
9 7 (2.71%) HP
9 7 (2.71%) Zend
10 6 (2.33%) Vermilion
10 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.33%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.94%) NetApp
11 5 (1.94%) SAP
11 5 (1.94%) Twitter
11 5 (1.94%) EPiServer
11 5 (1.94%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.55%) Remedy
12 4 (1.55%) Hyperion
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + basic benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £250000000 - £350000000 per annum
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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