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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 314 232 212
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 373 603 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.84% 1.30% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 2.46% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 318 525 501
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £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
23407 24531 24078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.02% 52.86% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20169 21121 20539
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -67 78 £52,000 -0.95% 8
Uxbridge -6 9 £48,000 +17.07%
Croydon +6 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Harrow +12 4 £46,500 +16.25%
Enfield - 2 £37,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £45,000 -
New Malden -4 1 - - 1
Teddington - 1 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £27,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 416 (59.60%) SQL
2 367 (52.58%) SQL Server
3 362 (51.86%) .NET
4 345 (49.43%) C#
5 322 (46.13%) Finance
6 289 (41.40%) Microsoft
7 236 (33.81%) Windows
8 225 (32.23%) MS Excel
9 188 (26.93%) Java
10 182 (26.07%) JavaScript
11 170 (24.36%) ASP.NET
12 157 (22.49%) Degree
13 155 (22.21%) HTML
14 145 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
15 131 (18.77%) Oracle
16 128 (18.34%) VB.NET
17 114 (16.33%) MVC
18 103 (14.76%) Banking
18 103 (14.76%) WCF
19 99 (14.18%) Scrum
20 98 (14.04%) VBA
21 97 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
22 93 (13.32%) PowerShell
23 88 (12.61%) Subversion
23 88 (12.61%) C++
23 88 (12.61%) Active Directory
24 87 (12.46%) T-SQL
25 84 (12.03%) Ajax
26 81 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
27 79 (11.32%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (8.31%) SharePoint
2 57 (8.17%) IIS
3 52 (7.45%) MS Exchange
4 38 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.30%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (4.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (2.87%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.01%) CMS
9 12 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.15%) Lync
10 8 (1.15%) Apache
11 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.00%) Node.js
12 6 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.72%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.72%) Confluence
13 5 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 225 (32.23%) MS Excel
2 46 (6.59%) MS Office
3 23 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (1.86%) MS Project
6 10 (1.43%) SPSS
7 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.43%) FastStats
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.14%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.72%) Siebel Analytics
4 4 (0.57%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.43%) HFM
5 3 (0.43%) Magento
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.29%) Algo Collateral
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.14%) Capstone
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.87%) Office 365
4 13 (1.86%) SaaS
5 6 (0.86%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.57%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.44%) Internet
2 25 (3.58%) TCP/IP
2 25 (3.58%) Firewall
3 17 (2.44%) SAN
4 14 (2.01%) VLAN
5 12 (1.72%) LAN
5 12 (1.72%) WAN
6 11 (1.58%) VPN
7 9 (1.29%) IPsec
8 8 (1.15%) NetScaler
8 8 (1.15%) HTTP
9 7 (1.00%) DHCP
9 7 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.86%) Wireless
10 6 (0.86%) Network Security
10 6 (0.86%) DNS
11 5 (0.72%) SSL
11 5 (0.72%) MPLS
11 5 (0.72%) OSPF
11 5 (0.72%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (52.58%) SQL Server
2 70 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (8.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 51 (7.31%) MS Access
7 41 (5.87%) Relational Database
8 34 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (4.01%) Oracle Database
10 27 (3.87%) RDBMS
11 25 (3.58%) SQL Server 2000
12 23 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (2.15%) DB2
15 15 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
17 11 (1.58%) MongoDB
17 11 (1.58%) NoSQL
17 11 (1.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 88 (12.61%) Subversion
2 57 (8.17%) Visual Studio
3 48 (6.88%) NUnit
4 28 (4.01%) Rhino Mocks
5 22 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.29%) MSBuild
7 12 (1.72%) Selenium
7 12 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.29%) Toad
10 8 (1.15%) HP UFT
10 8 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (1.00%) MSI
11 7 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.86%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.86%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.72%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.72%) JIRA
14 4 (0.57%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.57%) FitNesse
General
1 322 (46.13%) Finance
2 103 (14.76%) Banking
3 47 (6.73%) Games
4 36 (5.16%) Retail
5 35 (5.01%) Front Office
6 23 (3.30%) Back Office
7 21 (3.01%) Marketing
8 20 (2.87%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.43%) Law
9 10 (1.43%) Legal
9 10 (1.43%) Advertising
10 9 (1.29%) German Language
11 8 (1.15%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.00%) Russian Language
12 7 (1.00%) Arabic Language
13 6 (0.86%) French Language
13 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 304 (43.55%) Developer
2 211 (30.23%) Analyst
3 97 (13.90%) .NET Developer
4 78 (11.17%) C# Developer
4 78 (11.17%) Consultant
5 57 (8.17%) Applications Support
5 57 (8.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 49 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 43 (6.16%) Graduate
8 37 (5.30%) Applications Support Analyst
9 35 (5.01%) Programmer
10 32 (4.58%) Data Analyst
11 31 (4.44%) Business Analyst
12 29 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
13 27 (3.87%) Software Developer
13 27 (3.87%) Agile .NET Developer
13 27 (3.87%) Agile C# Developer
14 26 (3.72%) Systems Analyst
14 26 (3.72%) Senior Developer
14 26 (3.72%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (51.86%) .NET
2 170 (24.36%) ASP.NET
3 155 (22.21%) HTML
4 103 (14.76%) WCF
5 84 (12.03%) Ajax
6 81 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 79 (11.32%) CSS
8 76 (10.89%) WPF
9 66 (9.46%) NHibernate
9 66 (9.46%) Web Services
10 65 (9.31%) XML
11 63 (9.03%) WinForms
12 60 (8.60%) .NET Framework
13 58 (8.31%) Silverlight
14 57 (8.17%) LINQ
15 39 (5.59%) HTML5
16 36 (5.16%) SOAP
17 30 (4.30%) Castle Windsor
18 27 (3.87%) MonoRail
19 22 (3.15%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 97 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (11.17%) Computer Science
3 54 (7.74%) Mathematics
4 38 (5.44%) Management Information System
5 33 (4.73%) Client/Server
6 24 (3.44%) Derivative
7 20 (2.87%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.44%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.44%) Replication
9 16 (2.29%) Equities
10 14 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (1.72%) Physics
11 12 (1.72%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.43%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.43%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (1.15%) iPhone
16 7 (1.00%) User Experience
17 6 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 236 (33.81%) Windows
2 64 (9.17%) Linux
3 61 (8.74%) UNIX
4 50 (7.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (5.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (4.58%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.01%) Android
9 12 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.43%) HPUX
11 8 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.43%) CentOS
14 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.14%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (16.33%) MVC
3 99 (14.18%) Scrum
4 59 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (8.02%) Web Application Development
6 55 (7.88%) E-Commerce
7 48 (6.88%) Project Management
8 44 (6.30%) ITIL
9 40 (5.73%) TDD
10 38 (5.44%) CRM
10 38 (5.44%) Analytics
11 34 (4.87%) Software Engineering
12 31 (4.44%) Data Management
12 31 (4.44%) Migration
13 30 (4.30%) OO
13 30 (4.30%) UML
14 28 (4.01%) Data Modelling
15 27 (3.87%) SDLC
16 26 (3.72%) ETL
16 26 (3.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 416 (59.60%) SQL
2 345 (49.43%) C#
3 188 (26.93%) Java
4 182 (26.07%) JavaScript
5 128 (18.34%) VB.NET
6 98 (14.04%) VBA
7 93 (13.32%) PowerShell
8 88 (12.61%) C++
9 87 (12.46%) T-SQL
10 75 (10.74%) C
11 62 (8.88%) VBScript
12 53 (7.59%) VB6
13 43 (6.16%) Perl
14 32 (4.58%) Python
15 27 (3.87%) PL/SQL
16 21 (3.01%) Shell Script
17 19 (2.72%) PHP
18 17 (2.44%) Ruby
19 16 (2.29%) Korn
20 13 (1.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 157 (22.49%) Degree
2 11 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.86%) HP ASE
4 6 (0.86%) ISEB
4 6 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.72%) CCA
5 5 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (0.72%) MCSE
5 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.57%) CCIE
7 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.29%) MCITP
8 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.29%) MCP
9 1 (0.14%) CCNP
9 1 (0.14%) CCNA
9 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.16%) QA
2 13 (1.86%) SLA
3 12 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.29%) COBIT
5 6 (0.86%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 88 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 62 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (4.87%) XenApp
4 32 (4.58%) vSphere
5 16 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 11 (1.58%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.43%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.29%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (6.88%) SCCM
2 15 (2.15%) WSUS
3 14 (2.01%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.72%) Puppet
4 5 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.57%) MOM
5 4 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.57%) SCOM
5 4 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.43%) Nagios
7 2 (0.29%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 289 (41.40%) Microsoft
2 131 (18.77%) Oracle
3 78 (11.17%) Citrix
4 74 (10.60%) VMware
5 44 (6.30%) Sybase
6 27 (3.87%) IBM
7 26 (3.72%) Cisco
8 22 (3.15%) SAP
9 19 (2.72%) Informatica
10 16 (2.29%) webMethods
10 16 (2.29%) Trillium
10 16 (2.29%) DataFlux
11 14 (2.01%) Siebel
11 14 (2.01%) HP
12 13 (1.86%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.43%) Bloomberg
14 9 (1.29%) TIBCO
14 9 (1.29%) Adobe
14 9 (1.29%) Symantec
15 8 (1.15%) Serena
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 55k - 90k
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
BAE - AMS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £91000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + £2k bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 4 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
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago