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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 261 251 168
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -83
Permanent jobs citing VB 1145 1338 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.25% 1.30% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 2.52% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1186 1753
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,831 £37,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +6.38%
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
48824 53175 56081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.19% 51.67% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42750 45715 48085
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +7 346 £50,000 +8.40% 22
South East +19 270 £45,000 +16.88% 25
South West +22 93 £40,000 +12.67% 14
Yorkshire +16 91 £32,500 -13.33% 10
East of England -9 88 £45,000 +9.09% 7
East Midlands -12 88 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North West 0 85 £35,000 +6.87% 9
West Midlands -26 77 £32,500 -7.14% 11
North East -9 9 £40,500 +1.25% 5
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1489 (65.28%) .NET
2 1350 (59.18%) C#
3 1314 (57.61%) SQL
4 1082 (47.44%) SQL Server
5 853 (37.40%) ASP.NET
6 775 (33.98%) Microsoft
7 686 (30.07%) VB.NET
8 651 (28.54%) Windows
9 628 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
10 605 (26.52%) Finance
11 568 (24.90%) JavaScript
12 525 (23.02%) HTML
13 501 (21.96%) MVC
14 417 (18.28%) VB6
15 397 (17.40%) MS Excel
16 380 (16.66%) Degree
17 346 (15.17%) XML
18 337 (14.77%) Java
19 332 (14.56%) T-SQL
19 332 (14.56%) Oracle
19 332 (14.56%) CSS
20 325 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 288 (12.63%) WCF
22 277 (12.14%) Scrum
23 275 (12.06%) Visual Studio
24 270 (11.84%) SDLC
25 263 (11.53%) .NET Framework
25 263 (11.53%) TDD
26 262 (11.49%) Web Services
27 261 (11.44%) VBScript

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
1 241 (10.57%) IIS
2 182 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 74 (3.24%) MS Exchange
4 53 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (2.24%) Apache
6 45 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 42 (1.84%) CMS
8 38 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 30 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 30 (1.32%) WebSphere
11 26 (1.14%) SAS
12 23 (1.01%) Tomcat
13 19 (0.83%) JBoss
14 17 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.61%) Skype for Business
16 13 (0.57%) WordPress
17 11 (0.48%) Drupal
17 11 (0.48%) OpenROAD
18 10 (0.44%) DNN
Applications
1 397 (17.40%) MS Excel
2 153 (6.71%) MS Office
3 28 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.44%) MS Project
6 6 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.13%) HipChat
8 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.13%) SPSS
9 2 (0.088%) Simulink
10 1 (0.044%) CATIA
10 1 (0.044%) Stata
10 1 (0.044%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 50 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.53%) Siebel Analytics
4 11 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 9 (0.39%) SAP Business One
5 9 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (0.35%) Infor M3
6 8 (0.35%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
7 7 (0.31%) HFM
7 7 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (0.31%) Relativity
7 7 (0.31%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.26%) Bankmaster
8 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.22%) Magento
10 4 (0.18%) Exstream
10 4 (0.18%) LabWindows
10 4 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.45%) Office 365
4 24 (1.05%) SaaS
5 18 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.39%) GitHub
7 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.22%) PaaS
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.13%) BIME
11 2 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.088%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.088%) Trello
12 1 (0.044%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.044%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.044%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 143 (6.27%) Internet
2 76 (3.33%) Firewall
3 69 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 53 (2.32%) DNS
5 35 (1.53%) LAN
6 33 (1.45%) DHCP
7 27 (1.18%) SAN
7 27 (1.18%) WAN
8 17 (0.75%) NetScaler
8 17 (0.75%) VPN
9 15 (0.66%) Kerberos
10 13 (0.57%) SNMP
11 12 (0.53%) Intranet
12 11 (0.48%) FTP
12 11 (0.48%) LDAP
12 11 (0.48%) VLAN
13 8 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (0.35%) SSL
13 8 (0.35%) Wireless
14 7 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1082 (47.44%) SQL Server
2 261 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 228 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 204 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 187 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 108 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 98 (4.30%) MS Access
8 87 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 79 (3.46%) QlikView
11 77 (3.38%) NoSQL
12 69 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 59 (2.59%) MySQL
14 58 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 52 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
16 44 (1.93%) RDBMS
17 41 (1.80%) Data Mining
18 40 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
19 35 (1.53%) Oracle Database
20 32 (1.40%) DTS
Development Applications
1 275 (12.06%) Visual Studio
2 151 (6.62%) NUnit
3 126 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 119 (5.22%) Git (software)
5 106 (4.65%) Selenium
5 106 (4.65%) Subversion
6 102 (4.47%) Rhino Mocks
7 83 (3.64%) Moq
8 56 (2.46%) MSTest
9 51 (2.24%) JIRA
10 49 (2.15%) HP UFT
11 45 (1.97%) LoadRunner
12 43 (1.89%) WebDriver
13 41 (1.80%) TestNG
14 40 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 38 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 34 (1.49%) JMeter
17 32 (1.40%) SoapUI
18 27 (1.18%) Gatling
19 25 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 605 (26.52%) Finance
2 100 (4.38%) Banking
3 77 (3.38%) Advertising
4 69 (3.02%) Marketing
5 65 (2.85%) Retail
6 56 (2.46%) Front Office
7 52 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 51 (2.24%) Back Office
9 47 (2.06%) Legal
10 39 (1.71%) Games
11 37 (1.62%) Law
12 36 (1.58%) Telecoms
13 35 (1.53%) Electronics
14 23 (1.01%) Military
15 22 (0.96%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.57%) Automotive
16 13 (0.57%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.44%) Local Government
18 6 (0.26%) Billing
18 6 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1293 (56.69%) Developer
2 763 (33.45%) .NET Developer
3 443 (19.42%) C# Developer
4 386 (16.92%) Analyst
5 328 (14.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 219 (9.60%) SQL Developer
7 198 (8.68%) Software Developer
8 142 (6.23%) VB Developer
9 136 (5.96%) Applications Support
10 133 (5.83%) Support Analyst
11 128 (5.61%) Junior
12 127 (5.57%) Graduate
13 118 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
14 113 (4.95%) .NET Software Developer
15 112 (4.91%) Applications Developer
16 110 (4.82%) VB.NET Developer
17 109 (4.78%) Graduate Developer
18 106 (4.65%) Junior Developer
19 99 (4.34%) Senior Developer
20 90 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1489 (65.28%) .NET
2 853 (37.40%) ASP.NET
3 525 (23.02%) HTML
4 346 (15.17%) XML
5 332 (14.56%) CSS
6 325 (14.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 288 (12.63%) WCF
8 263 (11.53%) .NET Framework
9 262 (11.49%) Web Services
10 222 (9.73%) jQuery
11 211 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 204 (8.94%) WPF
13 173 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 172 (7.54%) WinForms
15 170 (7.45%) Ajax
16 126 (5.52%) AngularJS
17 123 (5.39%) HTML5
18 113 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 112 (4.91%) RESTful
20 103 (4.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 236 (10.35%) Computer Science
2 218 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 62 (2.72%) Client/Server
5 52 (2.28%) Mathematics
6 49 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
7 45 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 31 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.27%) Tandem
10 28 (1.23%) Mainframe
10 28 (1.23%) Physics
11 23 (1.01%) Data Centre
12 22 (0.96%) N-Tier
13 21 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 21 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (0.83%) Fixed Income
14 19 (0.83%) Streaming Music
15 18 (0.79%) User Experience
16 16 (0.70%) Chemistry
16 16 (0.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 651 (28.54%) Windows
2 248 (10.87%) Unix
3 241 (10.57%) Linux
4 186 (8.15%) Windows Server
5 101 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (2.98%) Windows 7
8 60 (2.63%) Android
9 56 (2.46%) Apple iOS
10 46 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 38 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 37 (1.62%) Solaris
13 21 (0.92%) Windows 10
14 16 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.48%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.35%) Windows NT
16 8 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (21.96%) MVC
3 277 (12.14%) Scrum
4 270 (11.84%) SDLC
5 263 (11.53%) TDD
6 232 (10.17%) Web Application Development
7 206 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
8 194 (8.51%) OO
9 168 (7.37%) BDD
10 159 (6.97%) Software Engineering
11 141 (6.18%) Web Development
12 128 (5.61%) ITIL
13 127 (5.57%) CRM
14 126 (5.52%) Unit Testing
15 120 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
16 98 (4.30%) Kanban
17 97 (4.25%) Project Management
18 93 (4.08%) Analytics
19 86 (3.77%) MVVM
20 81 (3.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1350 (59.18%) C#
2 1314 (57.61%) SQL
3 686 (30.07%) VB.NET
4 568 (24.90%) JavaScript
5 417 (18.28%) VB6
6 337 (14.77%) Java
7 332 (14.56%) T-SQL
8 261 (11.44%) VBScript
9 253 (11.09%) VBA
10 247 (10.83%) C++
11 226 (9.91%) PowerShell
12 137 (6.01%) PL/SQL
13 129 (5.66%) Perl
14 125 (5.48%) C
15 117 (5.13%) Python
16 101 (4.43%) PHP
17 89 (3.90%) Shell Script
18 74 (3.24%) Ruby
19 47 (2.06%) Bash Shell
20 22 (0.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 380 (16.66%) Degree
2 144 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 86 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 75 (3.29%) ISEB
6 44 (1.93%) MCSE
7 39 (1.71%) ISTQB
8 36 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 28 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 22 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.79%) CCA
11 18 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (0.79%) MCP
12 16 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.66%) MCSA
13 15 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (0.61%) CCNA
14 14 (0.61%) MCTS
14 14 (0.61%) PhD
15 12 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.48%) QA
2 60 (2.63%) SLA
3 30 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 25 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.13%) GAMP
5 3 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.088%) HL7
7 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.044%) SDET
7 1 (0.044%) TickIT
System Software
1 187 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 68 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.36%) XenApp
4 28 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 15 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.53%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.48%) Firmware
10 10 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.39%) vSphere
12 7 (0.31%) Snort
13 6 (0.26%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.26%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.18%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 72 (3.16%) SCCM
2 42 (1.84%) SCOM
3 25 (1.10%) NetBackup
4 22 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.70%) Puppet
6 15 (0.66%) Nessus
6 15 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 15 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 14 (0.61%) WSUS
8 9 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 9 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.31%) AppDNA
9 7 (0.31%) EnCase
9 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (0.31%) Nexpose
9 7 (0.31%) Proventia
9 7 (0.31%) QRadar
10 6 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 775 (33.98%) Microsoft
2 332 (14.56%) Oracle
3 99 (4.34%) HP
4 94 (4.12%) VMware
5 64 (2.81%) SAP
6 63 (2.76%) Citrix
7 55 (2.41%) Cisco
8 46 (2.02%) Redback
9 43 (1.89%) IBM
10 37 (1.62%) Symantec
11 27 (1.18%) Google
12 25 (1.10%) NetApp
13 23 (1.01%) CA
13 23 (1.01%) Telerik
14 21 (0.92%) Serena
15 20 (0.88%) EMC
15 20 (0.88%) Tableau
16 19 (0.83%) Adobe
17 18 (0.79%) Sybase
18 17 (0.75%) Intel Security
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ThreePeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £34500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Modis International
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago