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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 269 252 187
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -65
Permanent jobs citing VB 444 517 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.00% 1.14% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 2.09% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 400 446 608
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
22689 24758 26080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.05% 54.40% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19672 21051 22928
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 £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 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 December 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 +1 139 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Uxbridge -1 6 £36,500 -2.66%
New Malden - 6 £52,500 - 3
Romford - 3 £33,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £41,750 -
Teddington - 3 - -
Hounslow - 3 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £42,500 -
Enfield - 1 £45,000 - 1
Harrow - 1 £52,500 -
Clapham - 1 £27,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £45,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 568 (56.86%) SQL
2 544 (54.45%) SQL Server
3 540 (54.05%) .NET
4 518 (51.85%) C#
5 397 (39.74%) Microsoft
6 328 (32.83%) Finance
7 326 (32.63%) Windows
8 300 (30.03%) ASP.NET
9 256 (25.63%) MS Excel
10 248 (24.82%) HTML
11 245 (24.52%) JavaScript
12 213 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
13 212 (21.22%) VB.NET
14 196 (19.62%) Java
15 194 (19.42%) VBScript
16 183 (18.32%) Degree
17 174 (17.42%) CSS
18 166 (16.62%) VB6
19 160 (16.02%) Oracle
20 159 (15.92%) SQL Server 2008
21 157 (15.72%) MVC
22 154 (15.42%) Active Directory
23 145 (14.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 142 (14.21%) Visual Studio
25 140 (14.01%) XML
26 137 (13.71%) VBA
27 133 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
28 132 (13.21%) PowerShell
29 129 (12.91%) WCF
30 124 (12.41%) Analytical Skills

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 103 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 96 (9.61%) IIS
3 60 (6.01%) MS Exchange
4 58 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (2.20%) CMS
9 15 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (1.20%) WorkSite
11 11 (1.10%) SAS
12 9 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.80%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.70%) Confluence
15 6 (0.60%) Magnolia
15 6 (0.60%) JBoss
15 6 (0.60%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 256 (25.63%) MS Excel
2 110 (11.01%) MS Office
3 16 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.50%) PowerPivot
5 14 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.10%) SPSS
7 6 (0.60%) LaTeX
8 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (1.30%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.20%) HFM
3 7 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.50%) Magento
5 4 (0.40%) Eikon
6 3 (0.30%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.30%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.30%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.20%) assyst
7 2 (0.20%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.20%) Beauchamp
8 1 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.10%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.70%) SaaS
3 15 (1.50%) Office 365
4 14 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.20%) Internet
2 41 (4.10%) DNS
3 33 (3.30%) Intranet
4 31 (3.10%) Extranet
5 28 (2.80%) Firewall
6 25 (2.50%) SAN
6 25 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 20 (2.00%) DHCP
8 17 (1.70%) WAN
8 17 (1.70%) LAN
8 17 (1.70%) VPN
9 13 (1.30%) NetScaler
10 11 (1.10%) IPX
11 7 (0.70%) FTP
11 7 (0.70%) VLAN
11 7 (0.70%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.50%) CTI
14 4 (0.40%) NAS
14 4 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 544 (54.45%) SQL Server
2 159 (15.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 145 (14.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 114 (11.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (8.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 69 (6.91%) MS Access
7 62 (6.21%) Relational Database
8 49 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 47 (4.70%) Crystal Reports
10 46 (4.60%) Oracle Database
11 45 (4.50%) MySQL
12 43 (4.30%) QlikView
13 39 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
14 35 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
16 13 (1.30%) OLAP
16 13 (1.30%) OLTP
16 13 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 142 (14.21%) Visual Studio
2 76 (7.61%) Subversion
3 57 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (5.21%) NUnit
5 35 (3.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 32 (3.20%) Selenium
7 26 (2.60%) Git (software)
8 22 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 17 (1.70%) JIRA
9 17 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (1.50%) MSBuild
10 15 (1.50%) Hudson
11 14 (1.40%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.30%) MSI
12 13 (1.30%) InstallShield
13 12 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (1.10%) TestComplete
14 11 (1.10%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.00%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.90%) AdminStudio
General
1 328 (32.83%) Finance
2 81 (8.11%) Banking
3 60 (6.01%) Marketing
4 56 (5.61%) Law
5 42 (4.20%) Retail
6 40 (4.00%) Front Office
7 37 (3.70%) Games
8 36 (3.60%) Telecoms
9 33 (3.30%) Financial Institution
10 29 (2.90%) Back Office
11 27 (2.70%) Investment Banking
12 20 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 19 (1.90%) Legal
14 13 (1.30%) Advertising
15 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
16 11 (1.10%) Aerospace
17 10 (1.00%) Electronics
18 8 (0.80%) Billing
18 8 (0.80%) German Language
19 6 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 419 (41.94%) Developer
2 214 (21.42%) Analyst
3 102 (10.21%) Applications Support
4 101 (10.11%) .NET Developer
5 83 (8.31%) C# Developer
6 68 (6.81%) Support Analyst
7 66 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (4.80%) Senior Developer
9 39 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
10 38 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 36 (3.60%) Support Engineer
12 35 (3.50%) Administrator
13 34 (3.40%) Consultant
14 33 (3.30%) Junior
15 31 (3.10%) Java Developer
16 30 (3.00%) Applications Developer
17 27 (2.70%) Web Developer
17 27 (2.70%) Junior Developer
17 27 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
17 27 (2.70%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (54.05%) .NET
2 300 (30.03%) ASP.NET
3 248 (24.82%) HTML
4 174 (17.42%) CSS
5 140 (14.01%) XML
6 129 (12.91%) WCF
7 120 (12.01%) jQuery
8 117 (11.71%) Web Services
9 91 (9.11%) Ajax
10 84 (8.41%) HTML5
11 78 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 76 (7.61%) .NET Framework
12 76 (7.61%) WinForms
13 72 (7.21%) SOAP
14 71 (7.11%) WPF
15 60 (6.01%) Silverlight
16 59 (5.91%) LINQ
17 55 (5.51%) NHibernate
18 50 (5.01%) REST
19 46 (4.60%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 124 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 47 (4.70%) Mathematics
4 45 (4.50%) Client/Server
5 28 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.80%) Replication
6 24 (2.40%) Derivative
7 22 (2.20%) Equities
8 20 (2.00%) Clustering
9 17 (1.70%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.60%) User Experience
10 16 (1.60%) Fixed Income
11 15 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.50%) Life Science
12 14 (1.40%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.20%) iPad
13 12 (1.20%) Blog
13 12 (1.20%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 326 (32.63%) Windows
2 96 (9.61%) Linux
3 93 (9.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (7.61%) UNIX
5 60 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (3.60%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.50%) HPUX
10 11 (1.10%) Solaris
11 8 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.60%) Debian
12 6 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.50%) Android
13 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.20%) AIX
15 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (15.72%) MVC
3 133 (13.31%) Business Intelligence
4 108 (10.81%) Scrum
5 88 (8.81%) TDD
6 79 (7.91%) E-Commerce
7 72 (7.21%) CRM
7 72 (7.21%) Web Application Development
8 64 (6.41%) OO
9 59 (5.91%) Project Management
10 58 (5.81%) Software Engineering
11 55 (5.51%) Web Development
11 55 (5.51%) Analytics
12 51 (5.11%) Unit Testing
12 51 (5.11%) Data Management
13 50 (5.01%) OOP
14 49 (4.90%) Asset Management
15 46 (4.60%) Line Management
16 44 (4.40%) Migration
17 42 (4.20%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 568 (56.86%) SQL
2 518 (51.85%) C#
3 245 (24.52%) JavaScript
4 212 (21.22%) VB.NET
5 196 (19.62%) Java
6 194 (19.42%) VBScript
7 166 (16.62%) VB6
8 137 (13.71%) VBA
9 132 (13.21%) PowerShell
10 122 (12.21%) T-SQL
11 116 (11.61%) C++
12 60 (6.01%) PHP
13 55 (5.51%) C
14 42 (4.20%) PL/SQL
15 32 (3.20%) Python
16 28 (2.80%) Perl
17 19 (1.90%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.70%) XPath
19 15 (1.50%) Ruby
20 9 (0.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 183 (18.32%) Degree
2 29 (2.90%) ISEB
3 20 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (0.80%) PhD
4 8 (0.80%) HND
5 7 (0.70%) MCSE
5 7 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (0.60%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.50%) MCP
7 5 (0.50%) CCA
7 5 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.40%) MCITP
9 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.30%) MBA
9 3 (0.30%) HP AIS
9 3 (0.30%) HP ASE
9 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.81%) QA
2 16 (1.60%) SLA
3 6 (0.60%) HL7
4 5 (0.50%) COBIT
5 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.20%) COSO
6 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.10%) MiFID
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (15.42%) Active Directory
2 65 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.20%) vSphere
4 23 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.30%) XenApp
5 20 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.10%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.90%) MetaFrame
7 9 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.80%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.80%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (5.81%) SCCM
2 20 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.60%) SCOM
4 13 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (1.10%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.00%) AppDNA
7 6 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.60%) OpenView
7 6 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.60%) WSUS
8 5 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.40%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.40%) OVSD
9 4 (0.40%) WMI
10 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.30%) Opsview
11 2 (0.20%) Cacti
11 2 (0.20%) Foglight
Vendors
1 397 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 160 (16.02%) Oracle
3 91 (9.11%) VMware
4 85 (8.51%) Citrix
5 50 (5.01%) Business Objects
6 40 (4.00%) HP
7 34 (3.40%) Sybase
8 32 (3.20%) Cisco
9 31 (3.10%) Telerik
10 25 (2.50%) SAP
10 25 (2.50%) Tableau
11 22 (2.20%) Cognos
12 21 (2.10%) Hyperion
13 19 (1.90%) Red Hat
14 17 (1.70%) TIBCO
14 17 (1.70%) Bloomberg
14 17 (1.70%) Symantec
14 17 (1.70%) Dell
15 13 (1.30%) NetApp
16 12 (1.20%) IBM
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