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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 242 239 159
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -80
Permanent jobs citing VB 507 533 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.17% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.12% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 449 452 711
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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
23194 25129 26528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.74% 55.33% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20068 21685 23298
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 £34,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +17 146 £52,500 +10.52% 15
Uxbridge +1 13 £41,000 +9.33%
Docklands, London -4 7 £60,000 -
New Malden - 6 - - 6
Sidcup - 5 £41,000 -
Hounslow - 3 £40,000 -
Teddington - 2 - - 2
Harrow - 2 £37,500 -
Enfield -1 1 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Clapham -4 1 £27,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £45,000 -
Northwood - 1 £38,500 -
Romford - 1 £33,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 709 (59.98%) SQL
2 637 (53.89%) .NET
3 602 (50.93%) SQL Server
4 568 (48.05%) C#
5 436 (36.89%) Finance
6 411 (34.77%) Microsoft
7 375 (31.73%) Windows
8 334 (28.26%) ASP.NET
9 290 (24.53%) JavaScript
10 288 (24.37%) HTML
11 277 (23.43%) VBScript
12 264 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
13 261 (22.08%) Java
14 250 (21.15%) VB.NET
15 241 (20.39%) MS Excel
16 224 (18.95%) Degree
17 210 (17.77%) Oracle
18 194 (16.41%) CSS
19 182 (15.40%) XML
20 181 (15.31%) PowerShell
21 170 (14.38%) Active Directory
22 166 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 165 (13.96%) VB6
24 159 (13.45%) C++
25 152 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
25 152 (12.86%) MVC
26 151 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 145 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
28 144 (12.18%) VBA
28 144 (12.18%) Visual Studio

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 122 (10.32%) IIS
2 101 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 65 (5.50%) MS Exchange
4 50 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 32 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 27 (2.28%) CMS
9 18 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (1.52%) Lync
10 17 (1.44%) WorkSite
10 17 (1.44%) SAS
11 13 (1.10%) Confluence
11 13 (1.10%) Umbraco
12 12 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (0.93%) Magnolia
13 11 (0.93%) Node.js
13 11 (0.93%) Sitefinity
13 11 (0.93%) Orchard CMS
13 11 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 241 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 102 (8.63%) MS Office
3 18 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (1.02%) PowerPivot
7 11 (0.93%) SPSS
8 7 (0.59%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.68%) HFM
3 5 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.17%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.17%) Beauchamp
5 2 (0.17%) assyst
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.17%) Eikon
5 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.085%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.085%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.085%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.085%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.61%) SaaS
2 18 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.68%) Office 365
6 2 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.25%) Internet
2 45 (3.81%) DNS
3 34 (2.88%) Intranet
4 31 (2.62%) SAN
4 31 (2.62%) Extranet
5 28 (2.37%) Firewall
6 25 (2.12%) TCP/IP
7 24 (2.03%) VPN
8 22 (1.86%) DHCP
9 21 (1.78%) LAN
10 19 (1.61%) WAN
11 13 (1.10%) NetScaler
12 12 (1.02%) FTP
13 9 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.76%) LDAP
14 7 (0.59%) NAS
15 6 (0.51%) Unified Communications
16 5 (0.42%) CTI
16 5 (0.42%) IPX
17 4 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (50.93%) SQL Server
2 166 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 151 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 145 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 94 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 91 (7.70%) MS Access
7 81 (6.85%) Relational Database
8 61 (5.16%) QlikView
9 54 (4.57%) MySQL
10 51 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 49 (4.15%) Crystal Reports
12 46 (3.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 45 (3.81%) Oracle Database
14 34 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
17 23 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (1.61%) JasperReports
19 15 (1.27%) OLTP
20 13 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 144 (12.18%) Visual Studio
2 75 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (6.18%) Subversion
4 57 (4.82%) MSI
5 56 (4.74%) NUnit
6 46 (3.89%) Selenium
7 42 (3.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 32 (2.71%) Rhino Mocks
9 30 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
10 29 (2.45%) Git (software)
11 26 (2.20%) JIRA
12 21 (1.78%) MSBuild
13 20 (1.69%) Hudson
14 17 (1.44%) InstallShield
15 15 (1.27%) WebDriver
15 15 (1.27%) TestComplete
16 13 (1.10%) TeamCity
17 12 (1.02%) Log4Net
17 12 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 12 (1.02%) Artifactory
General
1 436 (36.89%) Finance
2 94 (7.95%) Banking
3 79 (6.68%) Law
4 54 (4.57%) Marketing
5 40 (3.38%) Games
5 40 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 34 (2.88%) Investment Banking
8 32 (2.71%) Front Office
9 29 (2.45%) Retail
10 23 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 23 (1.95%) Back Office
10 23 (1.95%) Legal
11 12 (1.02%) Electronics
12 11 (0.93%) Advertising
13 10 (0.85%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.85%) Billing
14 7 (0.59%) German Language
15 6 (0.51%) French Language
16 5 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 481 (40.69%) Developer
2 264 (22.34%) Analyst
3 113 (9.56%) .NET Developer
4 101 (8.54%) Applications Support
5 87 (7.36%) C# Developer
6 73 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 61 (5.16%) Support Analyst
8 58 (4.91%) Junior
9 52 (4.40%) Senior Developer
10 50 (4.23%) Junior Developer
11 45 (3.81%) Software Developer
11 45 (3.81%) Consultant
12 40 (3.38%) Applications Packager
13 38 (3.21%) Support Engineer
13 38 (3.21%) Java Developer
14 35 (2.96%) Team Leader
15 34 (2.88%) Administrator
15 34 (2.88%) Applications Developer
16 33 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
17 31 (2.62%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 637 (53.89%) .NET
2 334 (28.26%) ASP.NET
3 288 (24.37%) HTML
4 194 (16.41%) CSS
5 182 (15.40%) XML
6 142 (12.01%) Web Services
6 142 (12.01%) WCF
7 122 (10.32%) jQuery
8 94 (7.95%) Ajax
9 90 (7.61%) HTML5
10 88 (7.45%) .NET Framework
11 76 (6.43%) WinForms
11 76 (6.43%) SOAP
12 73 (6.18%) WPF
13 72 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (4.99%) LINQ
14 59 (4.99%) Silverlight
15 58 (4.91%) NHibernate
16 57 (4.82%) Classic ASP
17 53 (4.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 142 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 46 (3.89%) Mathematics
4 37 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.54%) Client/Server
5 30 (2.54%) Replication
6 24 (2.03%) Clustering
6 24 (2.03%) Visualisation
6 24 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.69%) User Experience
8 17 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.35%) Blog
9 16 (1.35%) Derivative
9 16 (1.35%) Life Science
10 15 (1.27%) Social Network
11 13 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.10%) Statistics
12 12 (1.02%) Open Source
12 12 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 375 (31.73%) Windows
2 89 (7.53%) Linux
3 88 (7.45%) UNIX
4 84 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (6.18%) Windows 7
6 63 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (2.54%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.27%) HPUX
10 13 (1.10%) Solaris
11 10 (0.85%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.76%) Android
13 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.42%) Debian
16 2 (0.17%) AIX
17 1 (0.085%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
2 152 (12.86%) MVC
3 121 (10.24%) Scrum
4 88 (7.45%) E-Commerce
5 85 (7.19%) Unit Testing
6 84 (7.11%) Web Application Development
7 82 (6.94%) TDD
8 75 (6.35%) Project Management
9 72 (6.09%) OO
10 68 (5.75%) Web Development
10 68 (5.75%) Line Management
11 63 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 61 (5.16%) OOP
13 60 (5.08%) Business Analysis
14 54 (4.57%) Analytics
15 50 (4.23%) Asset Management
15 50 (4.23%) CRM
16 48 (4.06%) Release Management
17 47 (3.98%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 709 (59.98%) SQL
2 568 (48.05%) C#
3 290 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 277 (23.43%) VBScript
5 261 (22.08%) Java
6 250 (21.15%) VB.NET
7 181 (15.31%) PowerShell
8 165 (13.96%) VB6
9 159 (13.45%) C++
10 144 (12.18%) VBA
11 139 (11.76%) T-SQL
12 65 (5.50%) PHP
13 61 (5.16%) C
14 46 (3.89%) PL/SQL
15 39 (3.30%) Perl
16 36 (3.05%) Python
17 23 (1.95%) Shell Script
18 21 (1.78%) Ruby
19 20 (1.69%) XPath
20 12 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 224 (18.95%) Degree
2 44 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (2.96%) ISEB
4 21 (1.78%) ISTQB
4 21 (1.78%) MCP
5 19 (1.61%) MCSD
6 16 (1.35%) MCAD
6 16 (1.35%) MCTS
7 10 (0.85%) HND
7 10 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.76%) MCITP
8 9 (0.76%) MCSE
8 9 (0.76%) PhD
8 9 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.51%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.42%) HP ASE
11 5 (0.42%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.77%) QA
2 17 (1.44%) SLA
3 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.17%) COBIT
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.17%) COSO
5 1 (0.085%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
System Software
1 170 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 70 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 32 (2.71%) XenApp
5 27 (2.28%) XenDesktop
6 23 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 22 (1.86%) vSphere
8 9 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.51%) MetaFrame
11 5 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.34%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.17%) XenServer
14 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 84 (7.11%) SCCM
2 28 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (1.78%) WSUS
4 12 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 10 (0.85%) AppDNA
7 8 (0.68%) OpenView
7 8 (0.68%) SCOM
8 7 (0.59%) Windows Intune
8 7 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.51%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.34%) OVSD
11 4 (0.34%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.34%) Cacti
12 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 411 (34.77%) Microsoft
2 210 (17.77%) Oracle
3 120 (10.15%) Citrix
4 103 (8.71%) VMware
5 62 (5.25%) Business Objects
6 56 (4.74%) HP
7 41 (3.47%) Tableau
7 41 (3.47%) Sybase
8 39 (3.30%) Telerik
9 37 (3.13%) Cognos
10 33 (2.79%) Cisco
11 30 (2.54%) SAP
12 27 (2.28%) Hyperion
13 22 (1.86%) CA
14 21 (1.78%) Informatica
15 20 (1.69%) AppSense
16 18 (1.52%) NetApp
17 17 (1.44%) Dell
18 16 (1.35%) Interwoven
19 15 (1.27%) Sitecore
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Bonus, Non Con Pension & Private Health
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Posted: 6 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 12 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago