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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 274 230 183
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -47
Permanent jobs citing VB 1150 1540 1935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.47% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 2.88% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1349 1681
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
50363 53562 59848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.22% 51.25% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44013 45932 50987
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +56 393 £50,000 +5.26% 35
South East -54 263 £39,250 -1.87% 28
North West -40 89 £35,000 +6.06% 11
Yorkshire -42 87 £33,000 -12.00% 14
South West +16 83 £38,250 +9.28% 17
West Midlands -79 82 £35,000 -6.66% 19
East Midlands -3 72 £38,000 -5.00% 7
East of England -60 69 £40,000 +17.64% 8
North East -20 14 £30,000 -13.04% 3
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 1627 (66.11%) .NET
2 1466 (59.57%) C#
3 1377 (55.95%) SQL
4 1310 (53.23%) SQL Server
5 825 (33.52%) ASP.NET
6 803 (32.63%) Microsoft
7 782 (31.78%) Windows
8 713 (28.97%) VB.NET
9 621 (25.23%) Finance
10 570 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
11 558 (22.67%) HTML
12 555 (22.55%) JavaScript
13 518 (21.05%) VB6
14 510 (20.72%) MVC
15 497 (20.20%) MS Excel
16 398 (16.17%) XML
17 387 (15.73%) Degree
18 379 (15.40%) T-SQL
19 356 (14.47%) Visual Studio
20 351 (14.26%) Oracle
21 345 (14.02%) CSS
22 331 (13.45%) WCF
23 325 (13.21%) .NET Framework
24 310 (12.60%) Java
25 309 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
26 305 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 286 (11.62%) VBScript
28 272 (11.05%) Web Services
29 270 (10.97%) Linux
30 268 (10.89%) C++

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
1 262 (10.65%) IIS
2 192 (7.80%) SharePoint
3 91 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 73 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
5 56 (2.28%) Node.js
6 54 (2.19%) Apache
7 37 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 36 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 35 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 33 (1.34%) WebSphere
11 30 (1.22%) Drupal
11 30 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 28 (1.14%) CMS
13 27 (1.10%) Skype for Business
14 26 (1.06%) SAS
15 17 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.53%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
17 12 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (0.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 497 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 177 (7.19%) MS Office
3 36 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.37%) MS Project
7 8 (0.33%) Simulink
7 8 (0.33%) SPSS
8 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.28%) TargetLink
9 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.12%) HipChat
11 2 (0.081%) CATIA
11 2 (0.081%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 47 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.02%) Siebel Analytics
3 22 (0.89%) SAP Business One
4 17 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
5 13 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.41%) HFM
6 10 (0.41%) Infor M3
7 9 (0.37%) Visualfiles
8 8 (0.33%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.24%) Bankmaster
10 5 (0.20%) Magento
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (0.16%) LabWindows
11 4 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
12 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 2 (0.081%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.34%) SaaS
4 23 (0.93%) Office 365
5 14 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.49%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.33%) GitHub
8 5 (0.20%) PaaS
9 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.081%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.081%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.081%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.041%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.041%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.041%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.65%) Internet
2 64 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 55 (2.23%) Firewall
4 45 (1.83%) LAN
5 44 (1.79%) SAN
6 42 (1.71%) DNS
6 42 (1.71%) WAN
7 36 (1.46%) DHCP
8 28 (1.14%) VPN
9 17 (0.69%) FTP
9 17 (0.69%) NAS
10 16 (0.65%) NetScaler
10 16 (0.65%) SSL
11 15 (0.61%) Intranet
11 15 (0.61%) VLAN
12 14 (0.57%) LDAP
12 14 (0.57%) VoIP
12 14 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.53%) IPsec
13 13 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1310 (53.23%) SQL Server
2 305 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 245 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 233 (9.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 207 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 127 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 115 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 112 (4.55%) MS Access
9 105 (4.27%) Relational Database
10 86 (3.49%) NoSQL
11 79 (3.21%) MySQL
12 73 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
13 54 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
14 50 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
15 48 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 47 (1.91%) RDBMS
17 36 (1.46%) Oracle Database
18 28 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
19 26 (1.06%) QlikView
19 26 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 356 (14.47%) Visual Studio
2 150 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 141 (5.73%) NUnit
4 123 (5.00%) Subversion
5 122 (4.96%) Git (software)
6 95 (3.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 78 (3.17%) Moq
8 53 (2.15%) JIRA
8 53 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 50 (2.03%) Selenium
10 44 (1.79%) MSTest
10 44 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 28 (1.14%) HP UFT
12 27 (1.10%) Jenkins
13 25 (1.02%) LoadRunner
14 20 (0.81%) TeamCity
14 20 (0.81%) WebDriver
15 19 (0.77%) JMeter
15 19 (0.77%) JUnit
15 19 (0.77%) Toad
General
1 621 (25.23%) Finance
2 133 (5.40%) Banking
3 72 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 70 (2.84%) Legal
5 64 (2.60%) Marketing
5 64 (2.60%) Retail
6 56 (2.28%) Advertising
6 56 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 50 (2.03%) Back Office
8 42 (1.71%) Law
9 37 (1.50%) Front Office
9 37 (1.50%) Games
10 30 (1.22%) Electronics
11 20 (0.81%) Automotive
12 19 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 17 (0.69%) Military
14 16 (0.65%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.28%) Billing
15 7 (0.28%) Local Government
16 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1439 (58.47%) Developer
2 814 (33.08%) .NET Developer
3 475 (19.30%) C# Developer
4 379 (15.40%) Analyst
5 352 (14.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 285 (11.58%) SQL Developer
7 197 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 157 (6.38%) VB Developer
8 157 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
9 151 (6.14%) Junior
10 150 (6.10%) Applications Support
11 141 (5.73%) Support Analyst
12 134 (5.44%) Junior Developer
13 131 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
14 122 (4.96%) Graduate
15 120 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
16 113 (4.59%) Applications Developer
17 106 (4.31%) Senior Developer
18 105 (4.27%) Graduate Developer
19 103 (4.19%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1627 (66.11%) .NET
2 825 (33.52%) ASP.NET
3 558 (22.67%) HTML
4 398 (16.17%) XML
5 345 (14.02%) CSS
6 331 (13.45%) WCF
7 325 (13.21%) .NET Framework
8 309 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 272 (11.05%) Web Services
10 229 (9.31%) WinForms
11 214 (8.70%) jQuery
12 213 (8.66%) WPF
13 200 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 154 (6.26%) Ajax
15 153 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 146 (5.93%) HTML5
17 105 (4.27%) AngularJS
18 102 (4.14%) LINQ
19 101 (4.10%) RESTful
20 99 (4.02%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 242 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (9.14%) Computer Science
3 97 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 52 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 41 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 38 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 37 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
9 32 (1.30%) Mathematics
10 27 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 26 (1.06%) N-Tier
12 25 (1.02%) Streaming Music
13 24 (0.98%) Driving Licence
14 23 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 23 (0.93%) User Experience
15 22 (0.89%) iPhone
15 22 (0.89%) Mainframe
16 20 (0.81%) Replication
16 20 (0.81%) W3C
17 17 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 782 (31.78%) Windows
2 270 (10.97%) Linux
3 255 (10.36%) Unix
4 174 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 97 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (3.33%) Android
8 63 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 58 (2.36%) Apple iOS
10 40 (1.63%) Windows 8
11 34 (1.38%) Solaris
12 32 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (0.85%) Windows 10
14 15 (0.61%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.57%) HPUX
16 11 (0.45%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.28%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.28%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
2 510 (20.72%) MVC
3 256 (10.40%) Scrum
4 255 (10.36%) SDLC
5 248 (10.08%) TDD
6 214 (8.70%) Web Application Development
7 199 (8.09%) OO
8 193 (7.84%) Software Engineering
9 187 (7.60%) ITIL
10 185 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
11 181 (7.35%) Web Development
12 148 (6.01%) BDD
13 132 (5.36%) Project Management
14 123 (5.00%) Unit Testing
15 114 (4.63%) Analytics
16 113 (4.59%) CRM
17 97 (3.94%) Mentoring
18 91 (3.70%) Migration
19 90 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
20 83 (3.37%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1466 (59.57%) C#
2 1377 (55.95%) SQL
3 713 (28.97%) VB.NET
4 555 (22.55%) JavaScript
5 518 (21.05%) VB6
6 379 (15.40%) T-SQL
7 310 (12.60%) Java
8 286 (11.62%) VBScript
9 268 (10.89%) C++
10 231 (9.39%) VBA
11 223 (9.06%) PowerShell
12 138 (5.61%) PL/SQL
13 126 (5.12%) PHP
14 125 (5.08%) C
15 116 (4.71%) Perl
16 104 (4.23%) Python
17 90 (3.66%) Shell Script
18 64 (2.60%) Ruby
19 41 (1.67%) Bash Shell
20 23 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 387 (15.73%) Degree
2 131 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 73 (2.97%) MCSE
5 62 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 44 (1.79%) ISEB
7 35 (1.42%) MCSA
8 32 (1.30%) MCTS
9 31 (1.26%) ISTQB
10 29 (1.18%) DV Cleared
11 26 (1.06%) MCP
12 24 (0.98%) MCSD
13 23 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
14 22 (0.89%) CCA
15 21 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 19 (0.77%) MCPD
18 16 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
19 15 (0.61%) HND
20 13 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.31%) QA
2 57 (2.32%) SLA
3 50 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 32 (1.30%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.20%) TickIT
6 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.041%) GAAP
7 1 (0.041%) GAMP
7 1 (0.041%) GxP
7 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 204 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 94 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 33 (1.34%) XenApp
4 22 (0.89%) XenDesktop
5 17 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 14 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.53%) Firmware
8 11 (0.45%) vSphere
9 8 (0.33%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.24%) Snort
11 4 (0.16%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.081%) UAG
13 2 (0.081%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.041%) Docker
14 1 (0.041%) KVM
14 1 (0.041%) SpamAssassin
14 1 (0.041%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 80 (3.25%) SCCM
2 45 (1.83%) SCOM
3 40 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (1.10%) Puppet
5 23 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 16 (0.65%) HP UCMDB
8 13 (0.53%) NetBackup
9 12 (0.49%) EnCase
9 12 (0.49%) FTK
9 12 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
10 9 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.37%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.28%) Ansible
11 7 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 7 (0.28%) OpenView
12 6 (0.24%) Nagios
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.24%) QRadar
12 6 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 803 (32.63%) Microsoft
2 351 (14.26%) Oracle
3 128 (5.20%) VMware
4 107 (4.35%) HP
5 78 (3.17%) SAP
6 72 (2.93%) Citrix
7 58 (2.36%) IBM
8 50 (2.03%) Cisco
9 32 (1.30%) Symantec
10 31 (1.26%) Google
11 28 (1.14%) Siebel
12 26 (1.06%) Redback
13 23 (0.93%) Telerik
14 18 (0.73%) Red Hat
15 17 (0.69%) 3PAR
15 17 (0.69%) Adobe
15 17 (0.69%) EMC
15 17 (0.69%) Serena
16 16 (0.65%) EPiServer
16 16 (0.65%) Intel Security
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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