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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 239 236 162
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -74
Permanent jobs citing VB 534 531 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.19% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.17% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 468 449 722
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £32,500 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
23775 24477 26781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.02% 55.07% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20469 21019 23569
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 +12 151 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Uxbridge +2 13 £41,000 +9.33%
Docklands, London +3 9 £60,000 -
New Malden - 8 - - 1
Sidcup - 6 £41,000 -
Northwood - 2 £38,500 -
Harrow - 2 £37,500 -
Clapham -3 1 £27,500 -
Croydon -6 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Mayfair - 1 £45,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 715 (60.49%) SQL
2 644 (54.48%) .NET
3 582 (49.24%) SQL Server
4 570 (48.22%) C#
5 460 (38.92%) Finance
6 403 (34.09%) Microsoft
7 367 (31.05%) Windows
8 337 (28.51%) ASP.NET
9 297 (25.13%) JavaScript
10 285 (24.11%) HTML
11 282 (23.86%) Java
12 276 (23.35%) VBScript
13 269 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
14 258 (21.83%) VB.NET
15 241 (20.39%) Degree
16 220 (18.61%) MS Excel
17 208 (17.60%) Oracle
18 195 (16.50%) CSS
19 191 (16.16%) XML
20 185 (15.65%) PowerShell
21 173 (14.64%) C++
22 167 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 166 (14.04%) Active Directory
24 157 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 156 (13.20%) VB6
26 152 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
27 148 (12.52%) Web Services
28 147 (12.44%) MVC
29 145 (12.27%) VBA
30 144 (12.18%) WCF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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
1 124 (10.49%) IIS
2 105 (8.88%) SharePoint
3 56 (4.74%) MS Exchange
4 42 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (2.12%) CMS
9 20 (1.69%) Lync
10 17 (1.44%) WorkSite
11 15 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (1.18%) Umbraco
12 14 (1.18%) Confluence
13 13 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (1.10%) SAS
14 12 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (1.02%) Node.js
14 12 (1.02%) Sitefinity
14 12 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 220 (18.61%) MS Excel
2 97 (8.21%) MS Office
3 17 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
3 17 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.68%) SPSS
5 8 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 7 (0.59%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) HFM
2 7 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.25%) assyst
7 2 (0.17%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.17%) Eikon
8 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.085%) Magento
8 1 (0.085%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.085%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.61%) SaaS
2 17 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.51%) Office 365
6 2 (0.17%) Trello
7 1 (0.085%) GitHub
7 1 (0.085%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.75%) Internet
2 34 (2.88%) DNS
3 33 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 30 (2.54%) Firewall
5 28 (2.37%) Extranet
5 28 (2.37%) Intranet
6 27 (2.28%) SAN
7 21 (1.78%) LAN
8 19 (1.61%) WAN
9 17 (1.44%) DHCP
10 16 (1.35%) VPN
11 15 (1.27%) FTP
12 13 (1.10%) LDAP
13 11 (0.93%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.59%) NAS
16 6 (0.51%) Unified Communications
17 5 (0.42%) CTI
17 5 (0.42%) SMTP
17 5 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (49.24%) SQL Server
2 167 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (13.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 125 (10.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (7.61%) MS Access
6 86 (7.28%) Relational Database
7 81 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (4.48%) QlikView
9 51 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (4.23%) MySQL
11 47 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
12 43 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
13 40 (3.38%) Oracle Database
14 31 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
17 27 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (1.78%) JasperReports
19 14 (1.18%) MongoDB
20 13 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 138 (11.68%) Visual Studio
2 78 (6.60%) Subversion
3 74 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (5.25%) NUnit
5 59 (4.99%) MSI
6 50 (4.23%) Selenium
7 49 (4.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 35 (2.96%) QuickTest Pro
9 34 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
10 29 (2.45%) Git (software)
11 26 (2.20%) JIRA
12 22 (1.86%) MSBuild
13 20 (1.69%) Hudson
14 18 (1.52%) TestComplete
15 17 (1.44%) InstallShield
16 15 (1.27%) WebDriver
17 13 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 12 (1.02%) Log4Net
18 12 (1.02%) TeamCity
18 12 (1.02%) Artifactory
General
1 460 (38.92%) Finance
2 103 (8.71%) Banking
3 77 (6.51%) Law
4 43 (3.64%) Games
4 43 (3.64%) Marketing
5 40 (3.38%) Financial Institution
6 38 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 35 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 33 (2.79%) Front Office
9 28 (2.37%) Retail
10 23 (1.95%) Back Office
10 23 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.86%) Legal
12 9 (0.76%) Advertising
12 9 (0.76%) Billing
12 9 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.68%) Electronics
14 6 (0.51%) Japanese Language
14 6 (0.51%) French Language
14 6 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 491 (41.54%) Developer
2 266 (22.50%) Analyst
3 116 (9.81%) .NET Developer
4 96 (8.12%) Applications Support
5 89 (7.53%) C# Developer
6 76 (6.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 63 (5.33%) Junior
8 58 (4.91%) Support Analyst
9 56 (4.74%) Senior Developer
10 54 (4.57%) Junior Developer
11 50 (4.23%) Consultant
12 45 (3.81%) Software Developer
13 42 (3.55%) Applications Packager
14 41 (3.47%) Support Engineer
15 40 (3.38%) Java Developer
16 38 (3.21%) Team Leader
17 36 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
18 34 (2.88%) Business Analyst
19 32 (2.71%) Web Developer
19 32 (2.71%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (54.48%) .NET
2 337 (28.51%) ASP.NET
3 285 (24.11%) HTML
4 195 (16.50%) CSS
5 191 (16.16%) XML
6 148 (12.52%) Web Services
7 144 (12.18%) WCF
8 110 (9.31%) jQuery
9 93 (7.87%) Ajax
9 93 (7.87%) .NET Framework
10 86 (7.28%) HTML5
11 77 (6.51%) WinForms
12 76 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 75 (6.35%) WPF
14 72 (6.09%) SOAP
15 62 (5.25%) NHibernate
16 60 (5.08%) Silverlight
17 59 (4.99%) LINQ
18 58 (4.91%) Classic ASP
19 54 (4.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 136 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 42 (3.55%) Mathematics
4 37 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.71%) Client/Server
6 29 (2.45%) Replication
6 29 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.03%) Clustering
8 20 (1.69%) User Experience
9 17 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.44%) Derivative
10 16 (1.35%) Life Science
10 16 (1.35%) Blackberry
10 16 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
11 15 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.27%) Social Network
12 13 (1.10%) iPhone
13 12 (1.02%) Blog
13 12 (1.02%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 367 (31.05%) Windows
2 91 (7.70%) Linux
3 90 (7.61%) UNIX
4 76 (6.43%) Windows 7
5 65 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (2.71%) Windows 8
8 29 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.18%) Android
10 12 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.02%) HPUX
10 12 (1.02%) Solaris
11 6 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.42%) Debian
13 2 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
3 147 (12.44%) MVC
4 127 (10.74%) Scrum
5 92 (7.78%) Unit Testing
6 90 (7.61%) E-Commerce
7 88 (7.45%) Web Application Development
8 81 (6.85%) TDD
9 72 (6.09%) Project Management
10 68 (5.75%) OO
10 68 (5.75%) Web Development
11 67 (5.67%) Business Analysis
12 64 (5.41%) OOP
13 63 (5.33%) Software Engineering
14 62 (5.25%) Line Management
15 53 (4.48%) Release Management
16 52 (4.40%) Asset Management
17 48 (4.06%) CRM
18 47 (3.98%) Migration
19 44 (3.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 715 (60.49%) SQL
2 570 (48.22%) C#
3 297 (25.13%) JavaScript
4 282 (23.86%) Java
5 276 (23.35%) VBScript
6 258 (21.83%) VB.NET
7 185 (15.65%) PowerShell
8 173 (14.64%) C++
9 156 (13.20%) VB6
10 145 (12.27%) VBA
11 141 (11.93%) T-SQL
12 57 (4.82%) PHP
13 54 (4.57%) C
14 48 (4.06%) Perl
15 40 (3.38%) PL/SQL
16 39 (3.30%) Python
17 28 (2.37%) Ruby
18 20 (1.69%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.52%) XPath
20 12 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 241 (20.39%) Degree
2 54 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (2.96%) ISEB
4 28 (2.37%) MCP
5 25 (2.12%) MCSD
6 22 (1.86%) MCAD
6 22 (1.86%) MCTS
7 19 (1.61%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.85%) MCITP
8 10 (0.85%) PhD
8 10 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.76%) HND
10 8 (0.68%) MCSE
10 8 (0.68%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.51%) CCNA
12 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.42%) CCNP
13 5 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.42%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.28%) QA
2 11 (0.93%) SLA
3 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) FATCA
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.17%) COSO
5 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.085%) COREP
6 1 (0.085%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.085%) Basel III
6 1 (0.085%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.085%) Basel II
System Software
1 166 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 70 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 31 (2.62%) XenApp
5 29 (2.45%) XenDesktop
6 21 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 17 (1.44%) vSphere
8 9 (0.76%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.34%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.17%) XenServer
12 1 (0.085%) UAG
12 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 85 (7.19%) SCCM
2 32 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (1.78%) WSUS
4 13 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.85%) Windows Intune
6 10 (0.85%) AppDNA
7 8 (0.68%) OpenView
8 7 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.42%) SCOM
10 5 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.34%) Cacti
11 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.34%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.34%) OVSD
12 3 (0.25%) WMI
12 3 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 403 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 208 (17.60%) Oracle
3 125 (10.58%) Citrix
4 103 (8.71%) VMware
5 59 (4.99%) HP
6 56 (4.74%) Business Objects
7 41 (3.47%) Sybase
8 38 (3.21%) Telerik
9 37 (3.13%) Cognos
10 33 (2.79%) Tableau
11 31 (2.62%) Hyperion
12 30 (2.54%) SAP
13 29 (2.45%) Cisco
14 23 (1.95%) Informatica
15 22 (1.86%) CA
16 20 (1.69%) AppSense
17 18 (1.52%) Dell
18 17 (1.44%) NetApp
18 17 (1.44%) Sitecore
19 16 (1.35%) DataFlux
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits and incentives
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £35,000-45,000 - DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £47k - 53k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Circa £38k - £45k + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago