The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 352 214 166
Rank change year-on-year
-138 -48
Permanent jobs citing VB 317 652 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.72% 1.40% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 2.57% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 288 575 641
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £61,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,875 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +4.28%
VB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22492 25369 24673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.44% 54.45% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19268 21442 21307
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in London

VB
Salary Trend in London

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

VB Salary Trend in London

VB
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in London

VB
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -77 87 £50,000 - 8
Chiswick +3 6 £38,750 -22.50%
Enfield - 3 £50,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £37,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -8 2 - -
Romford - 2 £43,000 -
Croydon +12 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Docklands, London -1 1 £55,000 -24.13%
Sidcup -6 1 £43,750 +6.70%
New Malden - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £37,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 410 (55.33%) SQL
2 374 (50.47%) SQL Server
3 370 (49.93%) .NET
4 346 (46.69%) C#
5 345 (46.56%) Microsoft
6 244 (32.93%) Windows
7 241 (32.52%) Finance
8 207 (27.94%) MS Excel
9 198 (26.72%) ASP.NET
10 171 (23.08%) HTML
11 170 (22.94%) JavaScript
12 159 (21.46%) VB.NET
13 147 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
14 140 (18.89%) MVC
15 139 (18.76%) Degree
16 124 (16.73%) Active Directory
17 119 (16.06%) VB6
18 113 (15.25%) Visual Studio
18 113 (15.25%) CSS
19 108 (14.57%) Java
20 107 (14.44%) VBA
21 106 (14.30%) VBScript
22 101 (13.63%) SQL Server 2008
23 99 (13.36%) WCF
24 97 (13.09%) Scrum
25 96 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 96 (12.96%) T-SQL
26 93 (12.55%) Oracle
27 92 (12.42%) PowerShell
27 92 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 64 (8.64%) MS Exchange
3 60 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (4.72%) IIS
5 33 (4.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 29 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (2.16%) CMS
9 14 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.21%) SAS
11 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.81%) Node.js
13 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.67%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.67%) MTS
13 5 (0.67%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.54%) JBoss
14 4 (0.54%) Apache
14 4 (0.54%) Smallworld
14 4 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 207 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 75 (10.12%) MS Office
3 15 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.94%) PowerPivot
6 6 (0.81%) LaTeX
7 5 (0.67%) SPSS
7 5 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.54%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.27%) MS Project
10 1 (0.13%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.08%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.94%) HFM
4 5 (0.67%) Magento
5 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.54%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.27%) Algo Collateral
6 2 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.27%) Eikon
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) Lawson
7 1 (0.13%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.32%) Office 365
3 15 (2.02%) SaaS
4 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.59%) Internet
2 27 (3.64%) SAN
3 23 (3.10%) DNS
4 19 (2.56%) Firewall
5 16 (2.16%) VLAN
6 15 (2.02%) NetScaler
7 14 (1.89%) VPN
7 14 (1.89%) LAN
8 13 (1.75%) WAN
8 13 (1.75%) Intranet
9 12 (1.62%) DHCP
10 11 (1.48%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.35%) IPX
12 9 (1.21%) Extranet
13 7 (0.94%) HTTP
13 7 (0.94%) Cisco IPT
14 5 (0.67%) CTI
15 3 (0.40%) DDNS
15 3 (0.40%) IPsec
15 3 (0.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (50.47%) SQL Server
2 101 (13.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 56 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 48 (6.48%) Relational Database
7 41 (5.53%) MS Access
8 40 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (4.18%) Crystal Reports
11 25 (3.37%) QlikView
12 16 (2.16%) Oracle Database
13 15 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (1.89%) MySQL
15 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (1.48%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (1.08%) OLAP
18 8 (1.08%) DTS
19 6 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 113 (15.25%) Visual Studio
2 57 (7.69%) Subversion
3 51 (6.88%) NUnit
4 43 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
6 14 (1.89%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.75%) Selenium
8 11 (1.48%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.35%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.21%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.81%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.67%) TestComplete
14 5 (0.67%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.67%) Rational Rose
15 4 (0.54%) Jenkins
15 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 3 (0.40%) VisualVM
16 3 (0.40%) MSBuild
General
1 241 (32.52%) Finance
2 80 (10.80%) Banking
3 41 (5.53%) Marketing
4 31 (4.18%) Games
5 28 (3.78%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.64%) Front Office
7 26 (3.51%) Retail
8 23 (3.10%) Law
9 22 (2.97%) Back Office
10 21 (2.83%) Financial Institution
11 18 (2.43%) Legal
12 15 (2.02%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.75%) Telecoms
14 12 (1.62%) German Language
15 11 (1.48%) Publishing
16 8 (1.08%) Advertising
17 7 (0.94%) French Language
18 5 (0.67%) Electronics
18 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 322 (43.45%) Developer
2 162 (21.86%) Analyst
3 105 (14.17%) .NET Developer
4 76 (10.26%) Applications Support
5 64 (8.64%) Support Analyst
6 54 (7.29%) C# Developer
7 50 (6.75%) Applications Support Analyst
8 45 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
9 39 (5.26%) Consultant
10 34 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.51%) SQL Developer
11 26 (3.51%) Agile .NET Developer
11 26 (3.51%) Agile C# Developer
12 25 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
13 23 (3.10%) Software Engineer
13 23 (3.10%) Applications Developer
13 23 (3.10%) VB Developer
14 22 (2.97%) Lead Developer
14 22 (2.97%) AWS Developer
15 21 (2.83%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (49.93%) .NET
2 198 (26.72%) ASP.NET
3 171 (23.08%) HTML
4 113 (15.25%) CSS
5 99 (13.36%) WCF
6 92 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (10.39%) Ajax
8 76 (10.26%) XML
9 69 (9.31%) jQuery
10 68 (9.18%) Web Services
11 64 (8.64%) WPF
12 61 (8.23%) .NET Framework
12 61 (8.23%) WinForms
12 61 (8.23%) LINQ
13 57 (7.69%) NHibernate
14 56 (7.56%) Silverlight
15 50 (6.75%) HTML5
16 36 (4.86%) SOAP
17 35 (4.72%) REST
18 29 (3.91%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.88%) Computer Science
3 49 (6.61%) Client/Server
4 30 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 30 (4.05%) Mathematics
5 22 (2.97%) Replication
6 21 (2.83%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.02%) Equities
7 15 (2.02%) iPad
8 13 (1.75%) PKI
9 12 (1.62%) Visualisation
10 11 (1.48%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.35%) Derivative
11 10 (1.35%) iPhone
12 9 (1.21%) User Experience
12 9 (1.21%) Open Source
13 8 (1.08%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 244 (32.93%) Windows
2 79 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (8.37%) Linux
4 57 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (4.32%) UNIX
6 30 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (2.97%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.81%) HPUX
11 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.40%) Solaris
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.13%) VMS
15 1 (0.13%) Android
15 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (18.89%) MVC
3 97 (13.09%) Scrum
4 81 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (9.58%) TDD
6 66 (8.91%) E-Commerce
7 61 (8.23%) CRM
7 61 (8.23%) Web Application Development
8 56 (7.56%) OO
9 47 (6.34%) Software Engineering
10 38 (5.13%) Analytics
11 35 (4.72%) Web Development
12 34 (4.59%) Workflow
13 33 (4.45%) ITIL
14 31 (4.18%) Data Management
15 29 (3.91%) Time Management
16 27 (3.64%) Unit Testing
17 26 (3.51%) Asset Management
17 26 (3.51%) ETL
17 26 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 410 (55.33%) SQL
2 346 (46.69%) C#
3 170 (22.94%) JavaScript
4 159 (21.46%) VB.NET
5 119 (16.06%) VB6
6 108 (14.57%) Java
7 107 (14.44%) VBA
8 106 (14.30%) VBScript
9 96 (12.96%) T-SQL
10 92 (12.42%) PowerShell
11 49 (6.61%) C++
12 35 (4.72%) C
13 33 (4.45%) PHP
14 24 (3.24%) PL/SQL
15 18 (2.43%) Python
16 14 (1.89%) Ruby
17 10 (1.35%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.08%) XPath
18 8 (1.08%) Perl
18 8 (1.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 139 (18.76%) Degree
2 16 (2.16%) ISEB
3 12 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.35%) CCA
4 10 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (1.21%) MCP
5 9 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.08%) HP ASE
6 8 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.54%) HND
8 4 (0.54%) MCSE
8 4 (0.54%) MCITP
9 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) CCNA
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.27%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) HNC
11 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.91%) QA
2 15 (2.02%) SLA
3 12 (1.62%) HL7
4 8 (1.08%) COBIT
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) EMIR
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) Basel III
7 1 (0.13%) GAAP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 124 (16.73%) Active Directory
2 61 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (6.75%) XenApp
4 38 (5.13%) vSphere
5 16 (2.16%) Hyper-V
6 13 (1.75%) VMware Server
7 12 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.94%) MetaFrame
9 5 (0.67%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.54%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.27%) XenServer
11 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (7.56%) SCCM
2 15 (2.02%) SCOM
3 10 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.94%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.54%) WSUS
7 3 (0.40%) Opsview
8 2 (0.27%) WMI
8 2 (0.27%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.13%) Nessus
9 1 (0.13%) Puppet
9 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 345 (46.56%) Microsoft
2 93 (12.55%) Oracle
3 79 (10.66%) Citrix
4 73 (9.85%) VMware
5 25 (3.37%) Cisco
5 25 (3.37%) Business Objects
6 18 (2.43%) HP
7 17 (2.29%) Tableau
8 16 (2.16%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.02%) SAP
10 13 (1.75%) Sybase
10 13 (1.75%) Bloomberg
11 11 (1.48%) Telerik
11 11 (1.48%) IronPort
12 10 (1.35%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.21%) Reuters
13 9 (1.21%) Dell
14 8 (1.08%) IBM
14 8 (1.08%) Cognos
14 8 (1.08%) Symantec
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum £35,000 - £42,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Generous benefits package + bonus sc
Posted: 6 days ago