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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 357 230 184
Rank change year-on-year
-127 -46
Permanent jobs citing VB 314 636 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 1.30% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 2.38% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 282 557 619
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
23221 26699 24463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.06% 54.44% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19873 22722 21116
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 £75,000
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -101 66 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Chiswick +9 6 £38,750 -22.50%
Croydon +9 5 £35,000 -15.66% 2
Romford - 3 £52,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 3 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +2 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £37,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 384 (55.81%) SQL
2 345 (50.15%) .NET
3 327 (47.53%) C#
4 322 (46.80%) Microsoft
5 321 (46.66%) SQL Server
6 250 (36.34%) Finance
7 221 (32.12%) Windows
8 180 (26.16%) ASP.NET
9 167 (24.27%) MS Excel
10 164 (23.84%) JavaScript
11 157 (22.82%) HTML
12 150 (21.80%) VB.NET
13 144 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
14 135 (19.62%) Degree
15 129 (18.75%) Java
16 128 (18.60%) MVC
17 110 (15.99%) Active Directory
18 107 (15.55%) VB6
19 105 (15.26%) VBA
20 102 (14.83%) Scrum
21 100 (14.53%) T-SQL
21 100 (14.53%) Visual Studio
21 100 (14.53%) CSS
22 95 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
23 91 (13.23%) Banking
23 91 (13.23%) WCF
24 85 (12.35%) Citrix
24 85 (12.35%) PowerShell
25 83 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 78 (11.34%) VBScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 76 (11.05%) SharePoint
2 59 (8.58%) MS Exchange
3 56 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
6 27 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (2.91%) IIS
8 15 (2.18%) CMS
9 8 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.02%) Node.js
11 6 (0.87%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.87%) MTS
12 5 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.73%) Lync
13 4 (0.58%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.58%) Orchard CMS
13 4 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 167 (24.27%) MS Excel
2 64 (9.30%) MS Office
3 12 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.87%) LaTeX
6 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) MS Project
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.15%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.16%) HFM
3 6 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.73%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (0.58%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.29%) Eikon
6 2 (0.29%) Algo Collateral
6 2 (0.29%) Magento
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) Lawson
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.15%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.94%) Office 365
3 12 (1.74%) SaaS
4 5 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.09%) Internet
2 28 (4.07%) SAN
3 19 (2.76%) Firewall
3 19 (2.76%) VLAN
4 18 (2.62%) NetScaler
5 12 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.74%) LAN
6 11 (1.60%) WAN
7 8 (1.16%) DNS
8 7 (1.02%) HTTP
9 5 (0.73%) CTI
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (0.58%) IPX
10 4 (0.58%) DHCP
10 4 (0.58%) VPN
11 3 (0.44%) DDNS
11 3 (0.44%) IPsec
11 3 (0.44%) SMTP
11 3 (0.44%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (46.66%) SQL Server
2 83 (12.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (10.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (6.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (5.81%) MS Access
6 40 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 39 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (4.07%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (1.74%) QlikView
12 10 (1.45%) DTS
13 9 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.16%) OLAP
15 7 (1.02%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
17 5 (0.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 100 (14.53%) Visual Studio
2 59 (8.58%) Subversion
3 50 (7.27%) NUnit
4 38 (5.52%) Rhino Mocks
5 36 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.33%) Selenium
7 12 (1.74%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.60%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.31%) Git (software)
10 8 (1.16%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 5 (0.73%) Rational Rose
12 5 (0.73%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.58%) TestComplete
13 4 (0.58%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.44%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 250 (36.34%) Finance
2 91 (13.23%) Banking
3 34 (4.94%) Games
4 31 (4.51%) Front Office
5 29 (4.22%) Investment Banking
6 26 (3.78%) Retail
7 22 (3.20%) Marketing
8 20 (2.91%) Back Office
9 15 (2.18%) Financial Institution
10 14 (2.03%) Law
10 14 (2.03%) Legal
11 13 (1.89%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.60%) Publishing
13 10 (1.45%) German Language
14 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
14 7 (1.02%) French Language
15 5 (0.73%) Advertising
16 4 (0.58%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.58%) Military
16 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 316 (45.93%) Developer
2 156 (22.67%) Analyst
3 117 (17.01%) .NET Developer
4 88 (12.79%) Applications Support
5 66 (9.59%) Support Analyst
6 65 (9.45%) C# Developer
7 58 (8.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 54 (7.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (5.52%) Consultant
10 32 (4.65%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.78%) Agile .NET Developer
11 26 (3.78%) Agile C# Developer
12 25 (3.63%) Systems Analyst
12 25 (3.63%) Software Engineer
13 22 (3.20%) VB Developer
14 20 (2.91%) SQL Developer
14 20 (2.91%) Administrator
15 19 (2.76%) Graduate
15 19 (2.76%) Lead Developer
15 19 (2.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (50.15%) .NET
2 180 (26.16%) ASP.NET
3 157 (22.82%) HTML
4 100 (14.53%) CSS
5 95 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 91 (13.23%) WCF
7 76 (11.05%) Ajax
8 73 (10.61%) XML
9 71 (10.32%) Web Services
10 64 (9.30%) WPF
11 60 (8.72%) .NET Framework
11 60 (8.72%) WinForms
12 58 (8.43%) NHibernate
12 58 (8.43%) LINQ
13 54 (7.85%) Silverlight
14 49 (7.12%) jQuery
15 40 (5.81%) HTML5
16 30 (4.36%) Castle Windsor
17 29 (4.22%) SOAP
18 26 (3.78%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 48 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 33 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 26 (3.78%) Replication
7 24 (3.49%) Equities
8 21 (3.05%) N-Tier
9 20 (2.91%) Derivative
9 20 (2.91%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.89%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.31%) PKI
12 8 (1.16%) iPad
12 8 (1.16%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.16%) Open Source
12 8 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.02%) User Experience
13 7 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.02%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 221 (32.12%) Windows
2 59 (8.58%) Linux
3 56 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (4.80%) UNIX
6 25 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (3.49%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.44%) Android
11 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) Debian
12 2 (0.29%) HPUX
12 2 (0.29%) Solaris
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (18.60%) MVC
3 102 (14.83%) Scrum
4 67 (9.74%) TDD
4 67 (9.74%) E-Commerce
5 61 (8.87%) Web Application Development
6 58 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (8.14%) CRM
7 56 (8.14%) OO
8 48 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 36 (5.23%) ITIL
10 33 (4.80%) Time Management
10 33 (4.80%) Workflow
11 28 (4.07%) OOP
12 26 (3.78%) Migration
13 24 (3.49%) Unit Testing
13 24 (3.49%) Web Development
14 23 (3.34%) BDD
15 21 (3.05%) ETL
15 21 (3.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 384 (55.81%) SQL
2 327 (47.53%) C#
3 164 (23.84%) JavaScript
4 150 (21.80%) VB.NET
5 129 (18.75%) Java
6 107 (15.55%) VB6
7 105 (15.26%) VBA
8 100 (14.53%) T-SQL
9 85 (12.35%) PowerShell
10 78 (11.34%) VBScript
11 54 (7.85%) C++
12 42 (6.10%) C
13 29 (4.22%) Python
14 22 (3.20%) PL/SQL
15 21 (3.05%) Perl
15 21 (3.05%) PHP
16 16 (2.33%) Ruby
17 14 (2.03%) Korn
18 10 (1.45%) COBOL
19 9 (1.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 135 (19.62%) Degree
2 12 (1.74%) ISEB
2 12 (1.74%) CCA
2 12 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.31%) MCP
4 9 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.16%) HP ASE
5 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.58%) MCITP
6 4 (0.58%) CCNA
6 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.44%) MCSE
8 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.81%) QA
2 13 (1.89%) COBIT
3 12 (1.74%) HL7
4 11 (1.60%) SLA
5 9 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) GAAP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 110 (15.99%) Active Directory
2 61 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (7.85%) XenApp
4 35 (5.09%) vSphere
5 18 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (1.89%) VMware Server
8 11 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.73%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.58%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.44%) XenServer
12 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 60 (8.72%) SCCM
2 12 (1.74%) SCOM
3 8 (1.16%) AirWatch
4 6 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.58%) WSUS
5 4 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.44%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.44%) Opsview
7 2 (0.29%) WMI
8 1 (0.15%) Nessus
8 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 322 (46.80%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.35%) Citrix
3 70 (10.17%) Oracle
4 68 (9.88%) VMware
5 24 (3.49%) Cisco
6 18 (2.62%) SAP
6 18 (2.62%) HP
7 15 (2.18%) Sybase
8 14 (2.03%) IronPort
9 13 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.89%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.60%) Bloomberg
11 10 (1.45%) IBM
12 9 (1.31%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.31%) Dell
12 9 (1.31%) Tableau
13 8 (1.16%) Hyperion
14 7 (1.02%) Reuters
15 6 (0.87%) hybris
15 6 (0.87%) Adobe
London
Hays Plc - Imperial College London
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
SKILLFINDER INTERNATIONAL
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hyphen
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Talent Spa
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Gym membership, Eyecare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £45000 - £125000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Imperial College London
Salary: £34,270 - 42,380 per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago