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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 308 236 210
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -26
Permanent jobs citing VB 843 1362 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.00% 1.37% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 2.60% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 723 1209 1406
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
VB
UK

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
45123 52346 53497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.69% 52.80% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39049 45382 46162
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -66 249 £50,000 - 18
South East -21 176 £43,250 +15.33% 18
North West -18 85 £39,000 +33.33% 13
East Midlands -21 83 £41,000 +10.81% 9
South West -25 77 £40,000 +3.89% 6
Yorkshire -15 66 £40,000 +1.26% 6
East of England -16 65 £40,000 +14.28% 8
West Midlands -34 57 £35,000 -9.09% 7
North East -5 3 £48,500 +61.66% 2
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 1167 (62.78%) .NET
2 1130 (60.79%) C#
3 1071 (57.61%) SQL
4 811 (43.63%) SQL Server
5 647 (34.80%) ASP.NET
6 582 (31.31%) VB.NET
7 539 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
8 538 (28.94%) Microsoft
9 518 (27.86%) Windows
10 500 (26.90%) Finance
11 465 (25.01%) HTML
12 447 (24.05%) JavaScript
13 420 (22.59%) MVC
14 324 (17.43%) XML
15 294 (15.81%) CSS
16 289 (15.55%) Degree
17 284 (15.28%) Java
18 273 (14.69%) T-SQL
19 270 (14.52%) VB6
20 265 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 255 (13.72%) Scrum
22 247 (13.29%) .NET Framework
23 236 (12.69%) MS Excel
24 220 (11.83%) Oracle
24 220 (11.83%) Web Services
25 212 (11.40%) WCF
26 211 (11.35%) jQuery
27 210 (11.30%) TDD
28 207 (11.14%) C++
29 206 (11.08%) PowerShell

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
1 172 (9.25%) IIS
2 141 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 63 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 55 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 37 (1.99%) CMS
6 34 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 32 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 29 (1.56%) SAS
9 24 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (0.97%) JBoss
11 18 (0.97%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.91%) Apache
13 16 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.54%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.43%) IBM Notes
18 7 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 236 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 104 (5.59%) MS Office
3 35 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.32%) SPSS
7 5 (0.27%) MS Project
8 4 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.16%) CATIA
9 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.054%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.54%) Temenos T24
3 10 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
4 9 (0.48%) BASE24
4 9 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.43%) Relativity
6 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.22%) Concordance
7 4 (0.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 4 (0.22%) Ringtail
8 3 (0.16%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
8 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.16%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.16%) Sage X3
8 3 (0.16%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.16%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.72%) Office 365
2 25 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.02%) SaaS
4 16 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.54%) G Suite
7 6 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.054%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.054%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.054%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.054%) BIME
10 1 (0.054%) GitHub
10 1 (0.054%) IaaS
10 1 (0.054%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.84%) Firewall
2 89 (4.79%) Internet
3 77 (4.14%) TCP/IP
4 58 (3.12%) DNS
5 47 (2.53%) DHCP
6 35 (1.88%) LAN
6 35 (1.88%) SAN
7 34 (1.83%) WAN
8 33 (1.78%) VPN
9 28 (1.51%) Intranet
10 17 (0.91%) Extranet
11 16 (0.86%) Wireless
12 15 (0.81%) SNMP
13 10 (0.54%) 802.11
13 10 (0.54%) DDNS
13 10 (0.54%) IPsec
13 10 (0.54%) LDAP
13 10 (0.54%) NetScaler
14 9 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (0.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (43.63%) SQL Server
2 180 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 168 (9.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 155 (8.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 85 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 77 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
7 71 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (3.55%) MySQL
9 63 (3.39%) Relational Database
10 57 (3.07%) Oracle Database
11 53 (2.85%) MS Access
12 50 (2.69%) NoSQL
13 46 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 41 (2.21%) DTS
15 38 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (1.99%) QlikView
17 36 (1.94%) RDBMS
18 28 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
19 24 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 191 (10.27%) Visual Studio
2 106 (5.70%) NUnit
3 99 (5.33%) Subversion
4 80 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 80 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 64 (3.44%) Git (software)
6 57 (3.07%) Moq
7 52 (2.80%) Selenium
8 51 (2.74%) MSTest
9 31 (1.67%) LoadRunner
9 31 (1.67%) TestNG
10 28 (1.51%) JIRA
11 21 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 19 (1.02%) HP UFT
12 19 (1.02%) JUnit
12 19 (1.02%) TeamCity
13 18 (0.97%) Gatling
13 18 (0.97%) JMeter
14 16 (0.86%) Jenkins
14 16 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 500 (26.90%) Finance
2 77 (4.14%) Banking
3 67 (3.60%) Front Office
4 61 (3.28%) Marketing
5 46 (2.47%) Advertising
6 40 (2.15%) Games
7 39 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 38 (2.04%) Legal
9 36 (1.94%) Law
10 31 (1.67%) Retail
11 30 (1.61%) Back Office
12 23 (1.24%) Electronics
13 22 (1.18%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.91%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.48%) Local Government
15 9 (0.48%) Music Industry
15 9 (0.48%) Publishing
16 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.32%) Automotive
17 4 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1019 (54.81%) Developer
2 622 (33.46%) .NET Developer
3 337 (18.13%) C# Developer
4 314 (16.89%) Analyst
5 276 (14.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 173 (9.31%) SQL Developer
7 166 (8.93%) VB Developer
8 127 (6.83%) Applications Support
8 127 (6.83%) Software Developer
9 120 (6.46%) Support Analyst
10 119 (6.40%) Senior Developer
11 87 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
12 86 (4.63%) .NET Software Developer
13 82 (4.41%) Applications Developer
13 82 (4.41%) Junior
14 74 (3.98%) VB.NET Developer
15 70 (3.77%) Graduate
15 70 (3.77%) Junior Developer
16 69 (3.71%) SQL Analyst
17 67 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1167 (62.78%) .NET
2 647 (34.80%) ASP.NET
3 465 (25.01%) HTML
4 324 (17.43%) XML
5 294 (15.81%) CSS
6 265 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 247 (13.29%) .NET Framework
8 220 (11.83%) Web Services
9 212 (11.40%) WCF
10 211 (11.35%) jQuery
11 203 (10.92%) Ajax
12 180 (9.68%) WPF
13 159 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 152 (8.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 129 (6.94%) WinForms
16 117 (6.29%) HTML5
16 117 (6.29%) RESTful
17 108 (5.81%) AngularJS
18 99 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 87 (4.68%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 198 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 92 (4.95%) Client/Server
4 62 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 53 (2.85%) Inversion of Control
6 48 (2.58%) Mathematics
7 38 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 37 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.83%) Tandem
10 27 (1.45%) User Experience
11 26 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 17 (0.91%) Physics
13 16 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 15 (0.81%) Derivative
14 15 (0.81%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.75%) Fintech
15 14 (0.75%) Statistics
16 13 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
16 13 (0.70%) Reinsurance
16 13 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 518 (27.86%) Windows
2 174 (9.36%) Linux
2 174 (9.36%) Unix
3 164 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 77 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (2.85%) Windows 7
7 45 (2.42%) Windows 8
8 40 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 38 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (1.51%) Solaris
11 26 (1.40%) Android
12 24 (1.29%) Apple iOS
13 22 (1.18%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.81%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.48%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.38%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.32%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (22.59%) MVC
3 255 (13.72%) Scrum
4 210 (11.30%) TDD
5 160 (8.61%) SDLC
6 157 (8.45%) Web Application Development
7 146 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
8 140 (7.53%) OO
9 134 (7.21%) Software Engineering
10 110 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (5.81%) ITIL
12 102 (5.49%) BDD
13 94 (5.06%) Web Development
14 90 (4.84%) Analytics
15 88 (4.73%) Unit Testing
16 86 (4.63%) E-Commerce
17 82 (4.41%) Mentoring
18 76 (4.09%) Kanban
19 69 (3.71%) Data Analysis
19 69 (3.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1130 (60.79%) C#
2 1071 (57.61%) SQL
3 582 (31.31%) VB.NET
4 447 (24.05%) JavaScript
5 284 (15.28%) Java
6 273 (14.69%) T-SQL
7 270 (14.52%) VB6
8 207 (11.14%) C++
9 206 (11.08%) PowerShell
10 171 (9.20%) VBScript
11 167 (8.98%) VBA
12 124 (6.67%) Python
13 111 (5.97%) Perl
14 86 (4.63%) C
15 71 (3.82%) PHP
16 57 (3.07%) Ruby
17 39 (2.10%) Shell Script
18 37 (1.99%) PL/SQL
19 25 (1.34%) Bash Shell
20 23 (1.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 289 (15.55%) Degree
2 95 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 78 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 49 (2.64%) MCSE
6 39 (2.10%) ISEB
7 31 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (1.51%) CCNA
9 27 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 24 (1.29%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.29%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.91%) MCITP
12 15 (0.81%) MCSA
13 14 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.75%) PhD
13 14 (0.75%) PMP
14 13 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.70%) MCP
15 12 (0.65%) CISSP
15 12 (0.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.14%) QA
2 43 (2.31%) SLA
3 12 (0.65%) HL7
4 8 (0.43%) ISO 8583
5 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.32%) MiFID
6 4 (0.22%) DICOM
6 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) FATCA
8 2 (0.11%) SDET
9 1 (0.054%) GAMP
9 1 (0.054%) GMP
9 1 (0.054%) JTAG
System Software
1 138 (7.42%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.51%) vSphere
5 21 (1.13%) XenApp
6 13 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.59%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.43%) Snort
10 6 (0.32%) Firmware
10 6 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
11 4 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.22%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.16%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (2.47%) SCCM
2 21 (1.13%) SCOM
3 20 (1.08%) Control-M
4 15 (0.81%) Nessus
5 14 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (0.70%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.65%) vMotion
8 11 (0.59%) Nagios
9 10 (0.54%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
10 9 (0.48%) Nmap
10 9 (0.48%) OpenView
10 9 (0.48%) WSUS
11 8 (0.43%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.43%) EnCase
11 8 (0.43%) Proventia
12 7 (0.38%) Ansible
12 7 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 538 (28.94%) Microsoft
2 220 (11.83%) Oracle
3 110 (5.92%) VMware
4 93 (5.00%) HP
5 70 (3.77%) Cisco
6 54 (2.90%) Citrix
6 54 (2.90%) SAP
7 36 (1.94%) IBM
8 25 (1.34%) Google
9 23 (1.24%) NetApp
10 22 (1.18%) Redback
11 21 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
12 20 (1.08%) Sybase
13 18 (0.97%) SimCorp
14 16 (0.86%) Adobe
15 15 (0.81%) 3PAR
15 15 (0.81%) Cognos
16 14 (0.75%) CA
16 14 (0.75%) SunGard
17 13 (0.70%) Xamarin
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Diss, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Modis International
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, shares & pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago