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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 236 211 166
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -45
Permanent jobs citing VB 555 583 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.33% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 2.42% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 488 478 710
Average salary £49,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £31,500 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
23975 24094 27305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.19% 54.95% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20655 20615 24121
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 £33,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -3 158 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Uxbridge +6 15 £41,000 +9.33%
Docklands, London +6 10 £60,000 -
New Malden -3 6 - -
Sidcup - 6 £41,500 -
Croydon -4 4 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Harrow - 3 £40,000 -
Northwood - 2 £38,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £28,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 718 (58.71%) SQL
2 669 (54.70%) .NET
3 598 (48.90%) SQL Server
4 589 (48.16%) C#
5 472 (38.59%) Finance
6 427 (34.91%) Microsoft
7 396 (32.38%) Windows
8 346 (28.29%) ASP.NET
9 309 (25.27%) JavaScript
10 293 (23.96%) HTML
11 286 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
12 283 (23.14%) VBScript
13 281 (22.98%) Java
14 265 (21.67%) VB.NET
15 259 (21.18%) Degree
16 218 (17.83%) MS Excel
17 206 (16.84%) Oracle
18 205 (16.76%) XML
19 204 (16.68%) CSS
20 199 (16.27%) PowerShell
21 177 (14.47%) Active Directory
22 173 (14.15%) C++
23 169 (13.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 161 (13.16%) VB6
24 161 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 156 (12.76%) MVC
25 156 (12.76%) Web Services
26 154 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
27 150 (12.26%) WCF
28 141 (11.53%) VBA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 134 (10.96%) IIS
2 107 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 59 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 44 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 38 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (1.80%) CMS
9 21 (1.72%) Lync
10 17 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (1.39%) WorkSite
11 16 (1.31%) Confluence
12 14 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (1.06%) Apache
14 12 (0.98%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.90%) SAS
15 11 (0.90%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 218 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 87 (7.11%) MS Office
3 21 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.57%) LaTeX
7 6 (0.49%) SPSS
8 3 (0.25%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.082%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.082%) Simulink
10 1 (0.082%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.82%) HFM
2 7 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.33%) assyst
5 4 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.25%) Magento
6 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.16%) Eikon
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.16%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.082%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.082%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.082%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.082%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.082%) Siebel Analytics
8 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.082%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.64%) SaaS
2 18 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.33%) Office 365
5 2 (0.16%) Trello
6 1 (0.082%) Taleo
6 1 (0.082%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.81%) Internet
2 40 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 36 (2.94%) DNS
4 33 (2.70%) Firewall
5 27 (2.21%) Intranet
6 25 (2.04%) SAN
7 24 (1.96%) Extranet
7 24 (1.96%) LAN
8 23 (1.88%) DHCP
9 22 (1.80%) WAN
10 19 (1.55%) VPN
11 17 (1.39%) FTP
12 15 (1.23%) LDAP
13 9 (0.74%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.57%) NAS
16 6 (0.49%) Unified Communications
17 5 (0.41%) SSL
17 5 (0.41%) HTTP
17 5 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (48.90%) SQL Server
2 169 (13.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 161 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 130 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 87 (7.11%) Relational Database
6 85 (6.95%) MS Access
7 83 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 55 (4.50%) Crystal Reports
8 55 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 54 (4.42%) MySQL
10 49 (4.01%) QlikView
11 42 (3.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 39 (3.19%) Oracle Database
13 36 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
15 29 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
16 21 (1.72%) JasperReports
17 17 (1.39%) Data Mining
18 13 (1.06%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 136 (11.12%) Visual Studio
2 87 (7.11%) Subversion
3 76 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 69 (5.64%) NUnit
5 64 (5.23%) MSI
6 51 (4.17%) Selenium
6 51 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 36 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 36 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
8 33 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 29 (2.37%) JIRA
10 25 (2.04%) MSBuild
11 20 (1.64%) Hudson
12 18 (1.47%) TestComplete
13 16 (1.31%) InstallShield
14 14 (1.14%) WebDriver
14 14 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (0.98%) Artifactory
15 12 (0.98%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.98%) Log4Net
General
1 472 (38.59%) Finance
2 105 (8.59%) Banking
3 75 (6.13%) Law
4 47 (3.84%) Marketing
5 46 (3.76%) Games
6 43 (3.52%) Financial Institution
7 40 (3.27%) Investment Banking
8 36 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 32 (2.62%) Front Office
10 31 (2.53%) Retail
11 24 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (1.80%) Back Office
13 21 (1.72%) Legal
14 11 (0.90%) Advertising
15 10 (0.82%) Billing
16 7 (0.57%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.49%) French Language
17 6 (0.49%) German Language
17 6 (0.49%) Japanese Language
17 6 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 517 (42.27%) Developer
2 266 (21.75%) Analyst
3 126 (10.30%) .NET Developer
4 94 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 92 (7.52%) C# Developer
6 80 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 64 (5.23%) Junior
7 64 (5.23%) Senior Developer
8 60 (4.91%) Support Analyst
9 53 (4.33%) Junior Developer
10 51 (4.17%) Consultant
11 49 (4.01%) Software Developer
12 48 (3.92%) Applications Packager
13 43 (3.52%) Java Developer
13 43 (3.52%) Support Engineer
14 39 (3.19%) Team Leader
15 37 (3.03%) Web Developer
15 37 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
16 34 (2.78%) Administrator
17 33 (2.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (54.70%) .NET
2 346 (28.29%) ASP.NET
3 293 (23.96%) HTML
4 205 (16.76%) XML
5 204 (16.68%) CSS
6 156 (12.76%) Web Services
7 150 (12.26%) WCF
8 111 (9.08%) jQuery
9 101 (8.26%) .NET Framework
10 97 (7.93%) Ajax
11 84 (6.87%) HTML5
12 79 (6.46%) WinForms
13 78 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 78 (6.38%) WPF
14 74 (6.05%) SOAP
15 63 (5.15%) NHibernate
16 62 (5.07%) LINQ
17 61 (4.99%) Silverlight
18 60 (4.91%) Classic ASP
19 55 (4.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 41 (3.35%) Mathematics
4 38 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 32 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.29%) Replication
8 24 (1.96%) Clustering
9 18 (1.47%) Derivative
9 18 (1.47%) User Experience
10 17 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 17 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
11 16 (1.31%) Life Science
12 15 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.23%) iPhone
13 14 (1.14%) Physics
14 13 (1.06%) Social Network
14 13 (1.06%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.98%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 396 (32.38%) Windows
2 98 (8.01%) UNIX
3 96 (7.85%) Linux
4 94 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 75 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 30 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (1.72%) Windows XP
10 20 (1.64%) Android
11 15 (1.23%) Solaris
12 10 (0.82%) HPUX
13 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.49%) Debian
15 4 (0.33%) AIX
16 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.082%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (12.76%) MVC
3 154 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
4 135 (11.04%) Scrum
5 94 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 93 (7.60%) E-Commerce
7 90 (7.36%) Web Application Development
8 81 (6.62%) TDD
9 77 (6.30%) Project Management
10 68 (5.56%) Web Development
11 67 (5.48%) OO
12 66 (5.40%) OOP
13 62 (5.07%) Business Analysis
13 62 (5.07%) Software Engineering
14 61 (4.99%) Line Management
15 55 (4.50%) Release Management
16 54 (4.42%) Migration
17 47 (3.84%) Data Analysis
17 47 (3.84%) CRM
18 46 (3.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 718 (58.71%) SQL
2 589 (48.16%) C#
3 309 (25.27%) JavaScript
4 283 (23.14%) VBScript
5 281 (22.98%) Java
6 265 (21.67%) VB.NET
7 199 (16.27%) PowerShell
8 173 (14.15%) C++
9 161 (13.16%) VB6
10 141 (11.53%) VBA
11 138 (11.28%) T-SQL
12 57 (4.66%) PHP
12 57 (4.66%) C
13 53 (4.33%) Perl
14 38 (3.11%) Python
15 36 (2.94%) PL/SQL
16 30 (2.45%) Ruby
17 17 (1.39%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.39%) XPath
18 15 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 259 (21.18%) Degree
2 61 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.78%) ISEB
4 33 (2.70%) MCP
5 29 (2.37%) MCSD
6 26 (2.13%) MCTS
6 26 (2.13%) MCAD
7 18 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.98%) PhD
9 11 (0.90%) MCITP
10 10 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.82%) HND
11 9 (0.74%) MCSE
12 8 (0.65%) Security Cleared
13 7 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.49%) CCNA
15 5 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.41%) CCNP
15 5 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.36%) QA
2 9 (0.74%) SLA
3 8 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.25%) Basel II
5 3 (0.25%) Basel III
5 3 (0.25%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.25%) COREP
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) FATCA
6 2 (0.16%) COSO
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.082%) AIFMD
System Software
1 177 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 71 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 29 (2.37%) XenApp
5 28 (2.29%) XenDesktop
6 21 (1.72%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.98%) vSphere
8 9 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.49%) MetaFrame
10 5 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.33%) XenServer
12 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.082%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.082%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.082%) UAG
14 1 (0.082%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.082%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 95 (7.77%) SCCM
2 32 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (2.37%) WSUS
4 16 (1.31%) Backup Exec
5 12 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.82%) Windows Intune
6 10 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.74%) AppDNA
8 8 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.49%) OpenView
9 6 (0.49%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.41%) SCOM
10 5 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.33%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.33%) Cacti
11 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.25%) MOM
12 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 427 (34.91%) Microsoft
2 206 (16.84%) Oracle
3 125 (10.22%) Citrix
4 101 (8.26%) VMware
5 61 (4.99%) HP
6 53 (4.33%) Business Objects
7 38 (3.11%) Sybase
8 37 (3.03%) Cognos
9 36 (2.94%) Telerik
10 31 (2.53%) SAP
10 31 (2.53%) Hyperion
11 29 (2.37%) Tableau
12 28 (2.29%) CA
13 27 (2.21%) Cisco
14 24 (1.96%) Informatica
15 20 (1.64%) AppSense
15 20 (1.64%) NetApp
16 19 (1.55%) Dell
17 16 (1.31%) Sitecore
17 16 (1.31%) DataFlux
North London
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Circa £38k - £50k + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + banking benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Deltatre Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £47k - 53k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Telco Exec
Salary: Salary negotiable 15% Corporate
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West London
Soundnet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Firebrand Training!
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 4 days ago