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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / England
Rank 304 256 215
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -41
Permanent jobs citing VB 792 1226 1485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.28% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 2.45% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 645 1113 1276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
42525 50004 49429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 54.06% 52.32% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36571 43534 42709
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +1 249 £50,000 - 27
South East -17 162 £35,750 -15.88% 28
North West -33 80 £37,500 +15.38% 10
West Midlands +17 71 £40,000 - 16
Yorkshire +4 63 £37,500 +7.14% 13
East of England +12 60 £40,000 +14.28% 3
East Midlands -14 56 £37,500 -6.25% 9
South West -78 49 £39,500 +5.33% 10
North East -5 2 £33,000 +15.78% 4
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1067 (63.70%) .NET
2 992 (59.22%) C#
3 880 (52.54%) SQL
4 804 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 550 (32.84%) ASP.NET
6 525 (31.34%) Microsoft
7 524 (31.28%) VB.NET
8 502 (29.97%) Windows
9 489 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
10 429 (25.61%) HTML
11 391 (23.34%) Finance
12 367 (21.91%) MVC
13 359 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 277 (16.54%) Degree
15 260 (15.52%) CSS
16 252 (15.04%) VB6
17 243 (14.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 242 (14.45%) Java
19 240 (14.33%) MS Excel
20 224 (13.37%) TDD
21 221 (13.19%) .NET Framework
21 221 (13.19%) XML
22 216 (12.90%) Scrum
23 214 (12.78%) PowerShell
24 204 (12.18%) C++
25 191 (11.40%) Oracle
26 181 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
27 180 (10.75%) Visual Studio
28 178 (10.63%) T-SQL
28 178 (10.63%) Ajax

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
1 124 (7.40%) IIS
2 119 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 90 (5.37%) MS Exchange
4 54 (3.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 42 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 36 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (1.37%) CMS
10 20 (1.19%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.90%) SAS
11 15 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.84%) Apache
13 13 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.54%) JBoss
16 8 (0.48%) EPiServer
17 7 (0.42%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 240 (14.33%) MS Excel
2 103 (6.15%) MS Office
3 25 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.48%) MS Project
5 8 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
6 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.36%) SPSS
7 3 (0.18%) CATIA
7 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) ArcInfo
8 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.60%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.42%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.36%) Sage X3
8 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 4 (0.24%) Relativity
10 3 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.18%) ENOVIA
10 3 (0.18%) Infor CRM
10 3 (0.18%) OpenText MBPM
10 3 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
10 3 (0.18%) Sprinklr
10 3 (0.18%) Summit
11 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.16%) Office 365
2 37 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.07%) SaaS
5 10 (0.60%) G Suite
6 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.060%) Akamai
9 1 (0.060%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.060%) Google Play
9 1 (0.060%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.18%) Internet
2 59 (3.52%) DNS
3 55 (3.28%) Firewall
4 48 (2.87%) DHCP
5 41 (2.45%) TCP/IP
6 34 (2.03%) SAN
7 33 (1.97%) VPN
8 30 (1.79%) WAN
9 27 (1.61%) Intranet
10 24 (1.43%) LAN
11 20 (1.19%) iSCSI
11 20 (1.19%) NetScaler
12 18 (1.07%) Extranet
13 11 (0.66%) Skype
14 10 (0.60%) 802.11
14 10 (0.60%) NAS
15 9 (0.54%) Broadband
15 9 (0.54%) HTTP
15 9 (0.54%) VoIP
16 8 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 804 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 181 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 144 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 133 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (4.36%) Crystal Reports
6 71 (4.24%) MySQL
7 60 (3.58%) MS Access
8 59 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 56 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 54 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (3.16%) Oracle Database
12 52 (3.10%) Relational Database
13 51 (3.04%) NoSQL
14 45 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 31 (1.85%) RDBMS
16 29 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 26 (1.55%) DTS
18 23 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
19 20 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
20 19 (1.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 180 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 92 (5.49%) Subversion
3 91 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (5.13%) NUnit
5 72 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 52 (3.10%) Git (software)
7 47 (2.81%) Moq
8 46 (2.75%) MSTest
9 30 (1.79%) JIRA
10 25 (1.49%) Selenium
11 22 (1.31%) HP UFT
12 19 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (0.90%) Jenkins
13 15 (0.90%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.78%) TestNG
15 12 (0.72%) CruiseControl
15 12 (0.72%) JUnit
15 12 (0.72%) MSBuild
15 12 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (0.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 391 (23.34%) Finance
2 63 (3.76%) Banking
3 57 (3.40%) Marketing
4 38 (2.27%) Front Office
4 38 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.15%) Electronics
6 36 (2.15%) Games
7 30 (1.79%) Advertising
8 29 (1.73%) Legal
9 24 (1.43%) Retail
10 22 (1.31%) Law
11 21 (1.25%) Investment Banking
12 17 (1.01%) Music Industry
13 13 (0.78%) Back Office
14 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.54%) German Language
15 7 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.42%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 889 (53.07%) Developer
2 555 (33.13%) .NET Developer
3 282 (16.84%) C# Developer
4 254 (15.16%) Analyst
5 234 (13.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 146 (8.72%) VB Developer
7 139 (8.30%) SQL Developer
8 124 (7.40%) Software Developer
9 98 (5.85%) Support Analyst
10 92 (5.49%) Applications Support
10 92 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 91 (5.43%) .NET Software Developer
12 67 (4.00%) Applications Developer
13 66 (3.94%) VB.NET Developer
14 65 (3.88%) SQL Analyst
15 64 (3.82%) Agile Developer
16 63 (3.76%) Agile .NET Developer
16 63 (3.76%) C# Software Developer
17 62 (3.70%) Consultant
17 62 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1067 (63.70%) .NET
2 550 (32.84%) ASP.NET
3 429 (25.61%) HTML
4 260 (15.52%) CSS
5 243 (14.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 221 (13.19%) .NET Framework
6 221 (13.19%) XML
7 178 (10.63%) Ajax
8 167 (9.97%) WCF
9 165 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 165 (9.85%) jQuery
10 160 (9.55%) Web Services
11 159 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 156 (9.31%) WPF
13 129 (7.70%) WinForms
14 126 (7.52%) HTML5
14 126 (7.52%) RESTful
15 116 (6.93%) AngularJS
16 102 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 73 (4.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 166 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 147 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (4.66%) Client/Server
4 63 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 48 (2.87%) Tandem
6 37 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.49%) PKI
8 24 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.43%) User Experience
9 23 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.19%) Clustering
11 17 (1.01%) HP StoreVirtual
12 16 (0.96%) N-Tier
13 14 (0.84%) iPad
14 13 (0.78%) Driving Licence
15 12 (0.72%) Reinsurance
16 11 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (0.66%) Fintech
17 10 (0.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 502 (29.97%) Windows
2 172 (10.27%) Linux
3 167 (9.97%) Windows Server
4 157 (9.37%) Unix
5 100 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (3.46%) Windows 7
8 45 (2.69%) Windows 10
9 38 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (2.09%) Android
11 33 (1.97%) Windows 8
12 30 (1.79%) Apple iOS
13 23 (1.37%) Solaris
14 21 (1.25%) Windows Vista
14 21 (1.25%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.84%) Windows NT
16 13 (0.78%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
17 10 (0.60%) VMS
17 10 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (21.91%) MVC
3 224 (13.37%) TDD
4 216 (12.90%) Scrum
5 163 (9.73%) Web Application Development
6 155 (9.25%) Software Engineering
7 143 (8.54%) SDLC
8 133 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
9 126 (7.52%) ITIL
10 108 (6.45%) BDD
11 104 (6.21%) OO
12 96 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
13 86 (5.13%) E-Commerce
14 82 (4.90%) Web Development
15 75 (4.48%) Mentoring
15 75 (4.48%) Project Management
15 75 (4.48%) Unit Testing
16 71 (4.24%) Migration
17 70 (4.18%) Analytics
18 62 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 992 (59.22%) C#
2 880 (52.54%) SQL
3 524 (31.28%) VB.NET
4 359 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 252 (15.04%) VB6
6 242 (14.45%) Java
7 214 (12.78%) PowerShell
8 204 (12.18%) C++
9 178 (10.63%) T-SQL
10 157 (9.37%) VBScript
11 148 (8.84%) VBA
12 107 (6.39%) C
13 82 (4.90%) Python
14 77 (4.60%) PHP
15 67 (4.00%) Perl
16 48 (2.87%) Ruby
17 38 (2.27%) PL/SQL
18 27 (1.61%) Shell Script
19 22 (1.31%) Embedded C
20 20 (1.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 277 (16.54%) Degree
2 98 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 67 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 39 (2.33%) MCSE
6 32 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.49%) CCNA
9 20 (1.19%) MCITP
10 15 (0.90%) MCSA
11 14 (0.84%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.78%) ISEB
13 12 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.60%) CISSP
14 10 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.60%) SSCP
14 10 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.54%) MCTS
15 9 (0.54%) PhD
15 9 (0.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.18%) QA
2 28 (1.67%) SLA
3 15 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.72%) HL7
5 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.42%) MiFID
6 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) DICOM
8 1 (0.060%) FATCA
8 1 (0.060%) FISMA
8 1 (0.060%) GAMP
8 1 (0.060%) GDPR
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 167 (9.97%) Active Directory
2 86 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.63%) vSphere
5 43 (2.57%) XenApp
6 27 (1.61%) XenDesktop
7 19 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
8 18 (1.07%) Firmware
9 14 (0.84%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.60%) ISA Server
10 10 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.54%) UAG
11 9 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.48%) NFS
12 8 (0.48%) vCloud
12 8 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.30%) Docker
13 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 65 (3.88%) SCCM
2 28 (1.67%) SCOM
3 24 (1.43%) vMotion
4 17 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (0.96%) WSUS
6 15 (0.90%) Control-M
7 12 (0.72%) Nagios
8 11 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.60%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.60%) Opsview
9 10 (0.60%) Puppet
10 9 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.54%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.48%) OpenView
11 8 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (0.48%) WMI
12 7 (0.42%) Ansible
12 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 525 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 191 (11.40%) Oracle
3 131 (7.82%) VMware
4 82 (4.90%) Citrix
4 82 (4.90%) HP
5 66 (3.94%) Cisco
6 52 (3.10%) SAP
7 36 (2.15%) IBM
8 27 (1.61%) Google
9 24 (1.43%) NetApp
10 20 (1.19%) Dell
11 18 (1.07%) Tableau
12 17 (1.01%) 3PAR
12 17 (1.01%) SolarWinds
13 16 (0.96%) Redback
14 14 (0.84%) Sage
14 14 (0.84%) Xamarin
15 13 (0.78%) Adobe
15 13 (0.78%) Cognizant
15 13 (0.78%) Red Hat
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K+Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 15 hours ago