The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / England
Rank 301 239 212
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 780 1327 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.42% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.69% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 656 1189 1244
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42541 49376 48731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.98% 52.79% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36833 43015 42058
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in England

VB
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the England region.

VB Salary Trend in England

VB
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

VB Salary Histogram in England

VB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 247 £50,000 -4.76% 33
South East -56 136 £42,500 +6.25% 20
East Midlands -11 80 £37,500 +2.73% 10
North West -19 80 £37,500 +15.38% 16
East of England +5 68 £37,500 +7.91% 8
South West -70 65 £40,250 +7.33% 4
Yorkshire -21 62 £37,500 - 12
West Midlands -23 56 £37,250 -6.87% 15
North East -12 2 £48,500 +73.21% 2
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for VB.

1 1091 (62.17%) .NET
2 1047 (59.66%) C#
3 963 (54.87%) SQL
4 806 (45.93%) SQL Server
5 588 (33.50%) ASP.NET
6 546 (31.11%) VB.NET
7 522 (29.74%) Microsoft
8 514 (29.29%) Windows
9 513 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
10 448 (25.53%) Finance
11 437 (24.90%) HTML
12 390 (22.22%) MVC
13 383 (21.82%) JavaScript
14 286 (16.30%) XML
15 274 (15.61%) Degree
16 267 (15.21%) CSS
17 255 (14.53%) VB6
18 250 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 250 (14.25%) Java
19 241 (13.73%) Scrum
20 230 (13.11%) MS Excel
21 227 (12.93%) .NET Framework
22 226 (12.88%) TDD
23 219 (12.48%) T-SQL
24 204 (11.62%) C++
25 201 (11.45%) PowerShell
26 198 (11.28%) Oracle
27 191 (10.88%) Web Services
28 188 (10.71%) Ajax
28 188 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014

VB
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 142 (8.09%) IIS
2 124 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 80 (4.56%) MS Exchange
4 52 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 35 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 25 (1.42%) CMS
10 22 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (1.25%) SAS
11 16 (0.91%) JBoss
12 15 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (0.85%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.80%) Skype for Business
14 13 (0.74%) Apache
15 12 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.40%) Umbraco
18 6 (0.34%) FormScape
Applications
1 230 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 107 (6.10%) MS Office
3 31 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.40%) MS Project
5 7 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
5 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.34%) SPSS
7 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.17%) CATIA
8 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.057%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.57%) Temenos T24
4 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.34%) BASE24
5 6 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 6 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.28%) Sage X3
7 4 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 4 (0.23%) Relativity
8 3 (0.17%) Bankmaster
8 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.17%) Concordance
8 3 (0.17%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.17%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.05%) Office 365
2 25 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.14%) SaaS
5 10 (0.57%) G Suite
5 10 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.057%) Akamai
9 1 (0.057%) IaaS
9 1 (0.057%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.44%) Internet
2 76 (4.33%) Firewall
3 61 (3.48%) DNS
3 61 (3.48%) TCP/IP
4 55 (3.13%) DHCP
5 37 (2.11%) SAN
5 37 (2.11%) VPN
6 35 (1.99%) WAN
7 30 (1.71%) LAN
8 29 (1.65%) Intranet
9 17 (0.97%) Extranet
9 17 (0.97%) iSCSI
10 14 (0.80%) NetScaler
11 12 (0.68%) Wireless
12 10 (0.57%) 802.11
12 10 (0.57%) DDNS
12 10 (0.57%) IPsec
12 10 (0.57%) VoIP
13 9 (0.51%) HTTP
13 9 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 806 (45.93%) SQL Server
2 188 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 150 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 140 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (4.22%) Crystal Reports
6 72 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 64 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 59 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
8 59 (3.36%) MySQL
9 57 (3.25%) Relational Database
10 54 (3.08%) Oracle Database
11 51 (2.91%) MS Access
12 49 (2.79%) NoSQL
13 47 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (2.11%) DTS
15 33 (1.88%) RDBMS
16 32 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 23 (1.31%) QlikView
18 22 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
19 20 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 177 (10.09%) Visual Studio
2 99 (5.64%) NUnit
3 96 (5.47%) Subversion
4 81 (4.62%) Rhino Mocks
5 79 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (3.25%) Git (software)
6 57 (3.25%) Moq
7 54 (3.08%) MSTest
8 32 (1.82%) Selenium
9 29 (1.65%) JIRA
10 20 (1.14%) LoadRunner
10 20 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 20 (1.14%) TestNG
11 19 (1.08%) TeamCity
11 19 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (0.97%) HP UFT
13 16 (0.91%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.74%) JUnit
14 13 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (0.74%) TestComplete
General
1 448 (25.53%) Finance
2 75 (4.27%) Banking
3 54 (3.08%) Marketing
4 53 (3.02%) Front Office
5 40 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.17%) Games
7 34 (1.94%) Legal
8 32 (1.82%) Advertising
9 31 (1.77%) Law
10 28 (1.60%) Electronics
11 21 (1.20%) Retail
12 19 (1.08%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.97%) Back Office
14 15 (0.85%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.51%) Publishing
16 7 (0.40%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.34%) German Language
18 5 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 956 (54.47%) Developer
2 593 (33.79%) .NET Developer
3 307 (17.49%) C# Developer
4 265 (15.10%) Analyst
5 256 (14.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 173 (9.86%) VB Developer
7 158 (9.00%) SQL Developer
8 121 (6.89%) Software Developer
9 109 (6.21%) Applications Support
10 102 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 102 (5.81%) Support Analyst
11 89 (5.07%) .NET Software Developer
12 75 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
13 72 (4.10%) Applications Developer
14 66 (3.76%) VB.NET Developer
15 65 (3.70%) Agile Developer
16 64 (3.65%) Agile .NET Developer
16 64 (3.65%) SQL Analyst
17 62 (3.53%) Consultant
17 62 (3.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1091 (62.17%) .NET
2 588 (33.50%) ASP.NET
3 437 (24.90%) HTML
4 286 (16.30%) XML
5 267 (15.21%) CSS
6 250 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 227 (12.93%) .NET Framework
8 191 (10.88%) Web Services
9 188 (10.71%) Ajax
10 185 (10.54%) WCF
11 181 (10.31%) jQuery
12 174 (9.91%) WPF
13 160 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 155 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 134 (7.64%) WinForms
16 129 (7.35%) RESTful
17 119 (6.78%) AngularJS
18 114 (6.50%) HTML5
19 108 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 80 (4.56%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 166 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 87 (4.96%) Client/Server
4 58 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
5 56 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 49 (2.79%) Tandem
7 46 (2.62%) Mathematics
8 38 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (1.48%) User Experience
11 20 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 18 (1.03%) HP StoreVirtual
13 18 (1.03%) PKI
14 17 (0.97%) Clustering
15 13 (0.74%) Equities
15 13 (0.74%) Reinsurance
15 13 (0.74%) Statistics
15 13 (0.74%) Visualisation
16 12 (0.68%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 514 (29.29%) Windows
2 165 (9.40%) Linux
3 161 (9.17%) Unix
3 161 (9.17%) Windows Server
4 90 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 89 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (3.42%) Windows 7
7 49 (2.79%) Windows 10
8 44 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (2.28%) Windows 8
10 33 (1.88%) Android
11 30 (1.71%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.54%) Solaris
13 22 (1.25%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.85%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.68%) Windows NT
16 11 (0.63%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.34%) Kali Linux
17 6 (0.34%) VMS
17 6 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (22.22%) MVC
3 241 (13.73%) Scrum
4 226 (12.88%) TDD
5 156 (8.89%) Web Application Development
6 146 (8.32%) SDLC
7 143 (8.15%) Software Engineering
8 126 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
8 126 (7.18%) OO
9 119 (6.78%) ITIL
10 113 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
11 109 (6.21%) BDD
12 90 (5.13%) Web Development
13 83 (4.73%) E-Commerce
13 83 (4.73%) Unit Testing
14 82 (4.67%) Analytics
15 79 (4.50%) Mentoring
16 72 (4.10%) Kanban
17 70 (3.99%) Project Management
18 63 (3.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1047 (59.66%) C#
2 963 (54.87%) SQL
3 546 (31.11%) VB.NET
4 383 (21.82%) JavaScript
5 255 (14.53%) VB6
6 250 (14.25%) Java
7 219 (12.48%) T-SQL
8 204 (11.62%) C++
9 201 (11.45%) PowerShell
10 159 (9.06%) VBA
11 155 (8.83%) VBScript
12 108 (6.15%) Python
13 95 (5.41%) C
14 84 (4.79%) Perl
15 70 (3.99%) PHP
16 50 (2.85%) Ruby
17 32 (1.82%) Shell Script
18 28 (1.60%) PL/SQL
19 19 (1.08%) Objective-C
20 15 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 274 (15.61%) Degree
2 104 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 71 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 46 (2.62%) MCSE
6 32 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 27 (1.54%) CCNA
8 22 (1.25%) ISEB
8 22 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 20 (1.14%) MCITP
10 17 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.97%) MCSA
11 12 (0.68%) CISSP
11 12 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (0.68%) PhD
11 12 (0.68%) PMP
11 12 (0.68%) SANS
11 12 (0.68%) Security+ Certification
11 12 (0.68%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.16%) QA
2 33 (1.88%) SLA
3 13 (0.74%) HL7
4 9 (0.51%) MiFID
5 6 (0.34%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.23%) DICOM
8 3 (0.17%) FATCA
8 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.057%) GAMP
9 1 (0.057%) GMP
9 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.057%) JTAG
9 1 (0.057%) SDET
System Software
1 156 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 85 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.22%) vSphere
5 35 (1.99%) XenApp
6 17 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.57%) Firmware
9 9 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.51%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.34%) NFS
11 6 (0.34%) UAG
11 6 (0.34%) vCloud
11 6 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.28%) Snort
12 5 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (3.30%) SCCM
2 20 (1.14%) SCOM
3 18 (1.03%) Control-M
4 17 (0.97%) vMotion
4 17 (0.97%) WSUS
5 15 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (0.68%) Nagios
8 10 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
8 10 (0.57%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.46%) Nessus
10 8 (0.46%) Nmap
10 8 (0.46%) OpenView
10 8 (0.46%) Puppet
11 7 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
11 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 522 (29.74%) Microsoft
2 198 (11.28%) Oracle
3 118 (6.72%) VMware
4 81 (4.62%) HP
5 67 (3.82%) Cisco
5 67 (3.82%) Citrix
6 53 (3.02%) SAP
7 34 (1.94%) IBM
8 25 (1.42%) Google
9 19 (1.08%) Redback
10 18 (1.03%) 3PAR
10 18 (1.03%) NetApp
11 17 (0.97%) Adobe
12 15 (0.85%) Cognos
12 15 (0.85%) Dell
12 15 (0.85%) Sybase
12 15 (0.85%) Xamarin
13 14 (0.80%) SimCorp
14 13 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
15 12 (0.68%) BMC
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
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