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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 329 378 255
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -123
Permanent jobs citing VB 391 314 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.70% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.36% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 340 283 559
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £62,900 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
22955 23079 26800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.35% 51.70% 54.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20212 19749 22767
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(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 +77 100 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Uxbridge +9 5 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Chiswick -7 5 £55,000 +41.93%
Greenford - 5 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £40,500 -
Twickenham - 3 £37,500 -
West Drayton - 3 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf +7 2 £50,000 -
Enfield -6 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Surbiton - 2 £41,250 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames +7 1 £34,000 -
New Malden -3 1 £40,000 -
Northwood - 1 £57,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £26,000 -
Bromley - 1 £38,500 -
Harrow - 1 £55,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 389 (52.64%) SQL
2 378 (51.15%) .NET
3 353 (47.77%) SQL Server
4 343 (46.41%) C#
5 341 (46.14%) Finance
6 334 (45.20%) Microsoft
7 297 (40.19%) Windows
8 205 (27.74%) MS Excel
9 194 (26.25%) ASP.NET
10 188 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
11 164 (22.19%) MVC
12 161 (21.79%) JavaScript
13 144 (19.49%) HTML
14 142 (19.22%) VB.NET
15 125 (16.91%) Oracle
16 119 (16.10%) SDLC
17 113 (15.29%) PowerShell
18 112 (15.16%) VBScript
19 107 (14.48%) SQL Server 2014
20 105 (14.21%) Web Services
21 104 (14.07%) Linux
21 104 (14.07%) T-SQL
22 103 (13.94%) XML
23 102 (13.80%) VBA
24 101 (13.67%) WCF
25 96 (12.99%) CSS
26 94 (12.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 93 (12.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 90 (12.18%) Scrum
28 90 (12.18%) Unix

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 89 (12.04%) IIS
2 51 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 49 (6.63%) MS Exchange
4 30 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2000
7 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 12 (1.62%) IBM Notes
7 12 (1.62%) SAS
7 12 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.35%) Apache
8 10 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.22%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.08%) CMS
10 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.95%) JBoss
12 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 205 (27.74%) MS Excel
2 75 (10.15%) MS Office
3 22 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.27%) SPSS
9 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (3.38%) Siebel Analytics
2 12 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.08%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.95%) Infor M3
5 6 (0.81%) Bankmaster
5 6 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.68%) HFM
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.41%) Magento
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.27%) FastStats
9 2 (0.27%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 2 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.27%) Unica
10 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.62%) Mimecast
4 9 (1.22%) SaaS
5 8 (1.08%) GitHub
6 4 (0.54%) PaaS
7 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.41%) Office 365
8 2 (0.27%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.36%) Internet
2 34 (4.60%) Firewall
3 27 (3.65%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.71%) SAN
4 20 (2.71%) WAN
5 17 (2.30%) LAN
6 16 (2.17%) DNS
7 15 (2.03%) NetScaler
7 15 (2.03%) VLAN
8 13 (1.76%) VPN
9 12 (1.62%) LDAP
10 11 (1.49%) DHCP
11 10 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.35%) NAS
11 10 (1.35%) SNMP
12 7 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.95%) FTP
12 7 (0.95%) VoIP
13 6 (0.81%) BGP
13 6 (0.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (47.77%) SQL Server
2 107 (14.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 94 (12.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (12.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (10.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 63 (8.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (7.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.52%) MS Access
9 26 (3.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 25 (3.38%) Siebel EIM
11 23 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (2.98%) Oracle Database
13 21 (2.84%) MySQL
14 18 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (1.89%) QlikView
17 11 (1.49%) RDBMS
18 9 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (10.55%) Subversion
2 67 (9.07%) Visual Studio
3 44 (5.95%) NUnit
4 39 (5.28%) Git (software)
5 35 (4.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 32 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (4.19%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (2.17%) TeamCity
9 15 (2.03%) HP UFT
10 13 (1.76%) MSBuild
11 12 (1.62%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (1.22%) Selenium
13 9 (1.22%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.08%) Moq
14 8 (1.08%) MSTest
14 8 (1.08%) Travis CI
15 6 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 341 (46.14%) Finance
2 69 (9.34%) Banking
3 44 (5.95%) Advertising
4 37 (5.01%) Front Office
5 31 (4.19%) Law
6 27 (3.65%) Games
7 25 (3.38%) Retail
8 19 (2.57%) Marketing
9 17 (2.30%) Back Office
10 16 (2.17%) Legal
11 15 (2.03%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.08%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.68%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.27%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 366 (49.53%) Developer
2 184 (24.90%) .NET Developer
3 132 (17.86%) Analyst
4 125 (16.91%) C# Developer
5 98 (13.26%) SQL Developer
6 96 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (7.04%) Agile .NET Developer
7 52 (7.04%) Agile Developer
8 43 (5.82%) Support Analyst
9 32 (4.33%) SSIS Developer
9 32 (4.33%) SSRS Developer
10 31 (4.19%) SQL Analyst
11 30 (4.06%) Applications Support
12 27 (3.65%) VB Developer
13 26 (3.52%) Agile C# Developer
13 26 (3.52%) Internet Developer
13 26 (3.52%) VB.NET Developer
14 25 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (3.25%) Applications Support Analyst
15 24 (3.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (51.15%) .NET
2 194 (26.25%) ASP.NET
3 144 (19.49%) HTML
4 105 (14.21%) Web Services
5 103 (13.94%) XML
6 101 (13.67%) WCF
7 96 (12.99%) CSS
8 87 (11.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 82 (11.10%) WinForms
10 74 (10.01%) WPF
11 68 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 63 (8.53%) Ajax
13 61 (8.25%) .NET Framework
14 57 (7.71%) XSL
15 55 (7.44%) LINQ
16 52 (7.04%) NHibernate
16 52 (7.04%) Silverlight
17 49 (6.63%) jQuery
18 43 (5.82%) HTML5
19 31 (4.19%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 44 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 39 (5.28%) Data Protection Act
5 34 (4.60%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.57%) Mainframe
7 16 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 16 (2.17%) Tandem
8 15 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.62%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.49%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.35%) Derivative
11 10 (1.35%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.35%) Replication
12 9 (1.22%) User Experience
13 8 (1.08%) Online Banking
14 7 (0.95%) EFT
14 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.95%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 297 (40.19%) Windows
2 104 (14.07%) Linux
3 90 (12.18%) Unix
4 61 (8.25%) Windows Server
5 37 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (4.33%) Windows 7
8 29 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 27 (3.65%) Solaris
10 14 (1.89%) Android
10 14 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 14 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.49%) FreeBSD
12 7 (0.95%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.81%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.41%) AIX
15 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (22.19%) MVC
3 119 (16.10%) SDLC
4 90 (12.18%) Scrum
5 75 (10.15%) Web Application Development
6 69 (9.34%) TDD
7 64 (8.66%) Analytics
8 48 (6.50%) ITIL
9 45 (6.09%) E-Commerce
10 43 (5.82%) Migration
10 43 (5.82%) Project Management
11 41 (5.55%) Data Protection
12 40 (5.41%) Problem Management
13 39 (5.28%) Release Management
14 38 (5.14%) Unit Testing
15 37 (5.01%) Web Development
16 36 (4.87%) Change Management
16 36 (4.87%) Investment Management
16 36 (4.87%) Software Engineering
17 35 (4.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 389 (52.64%) SQL
2 343 (46.41%) C#
3 161 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 142 (19.22%) VB.NET
5 113 (15.29%) PowerShell
6 112 (15.16%) VBScript
7 104 (14.07%) T-SQL
8 102 (13.80%) VBA
9 90 (12.18%) Java
10 86 (11.64%) VB6
11 70 (9.47%) C++
12 45 (6.09%) Perl
13 42 (5.68%) Python
14 32 (4.33%) Shell Script
15 24 (3.25%) Bash Shell
16 22 (2.98%) C
17 18 (2.44%) PHP
18 8 (1.08%) COBOL
19 6 (0.81%) Ruby
20 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (11.64%) Degree
2 35 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.71%) MCSE
4 18 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 18 (2.44%) MCSA
5 17 (2.30%) CCA
5 17 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.03%) ISTQB
8 14 (1.89%) MCP
9 13 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.62%) ISEB
11 11 (1.49%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.95%) CCNP
12 7 (0.95%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.95%) PMP
13 5 (0.68%) CCIE
13 5 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.54%) CCNA
15 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.71%) QA
2 36 (4.87%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 82 (11.10%) Active Directory
2 41 (5.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.98%) XenApp
4 18 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.89%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.08%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.08%) vSphere
8 4 (0.54%) Snort
9 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.14%) Docker
10 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.14%) UAG
10 1 (0.14%) vCloud
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (6.09%) SCCM
2 35 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (3.25%) Puppet
3 24 (3.25%) SCOM
4 20 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.62%) EnCase
5 12 (1.62%) FTK
6 8 (1.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (0.95%) Ansible
7 7 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
8 6 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.81%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.68%) Nagios
10 4 (0.54%) Nessus
10 4 (0.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 334 (45.20%) Microsoft
2 125 (16.91%) Oracle
3 63 (8.53%) VMware
4 53 (7.17%) Citrix
5 50 (6.77%) HP
6 31 (4.19%) IBM
7 29 (3.92%) SAP
8 26 (3.52%) Redback
8 26 (3.52%) Siebel
9 20 (2.71%) Cisco
10 17 (2.30%) Adobe
11 14 (1.89%) Symantec
12 12 (1.62%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.62%) Lotus
12 12 (1.62%) SunGard
13 11 (1.49%) 3PAR
13 11 (1.49%) DataFlux
13 11 (1.49%) Perforce
13 11 (1.49%) Trillium
13 11 (1.49%) Wyse
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + Car, Pension, BUPA, Bonus + more
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Omni RMS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago