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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 213 213 186
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs citing VB 638 619 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.38% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 2.54% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 552 506 695
Average salary £50,000 £48,625 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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
25183 24378 28574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.07% 54.20% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21689 20748 25248
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +27 210 £52,500 - 17
Uxbridge +5 14 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Docklands, London +9 9 £60,000 +60.00%
New Malden +1 8 - - 1
Croydon -4 6 £37,500 +42.85% 1
Sidcup - 4 £41,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £28,000 -
Northwood - 2 £38,500 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £25,000 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 742 (58.47%) SQL
2 672 (52.96%) .NET
3 627 (49.41%) SQL Server
4 594 (46.81%) C#
5 492 (38.77%) Finance
6 462 (36.41%) Microsoft
7 421 (33.18%) Windows
8 334 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 308 (24.27%) JavaScript
10 293 (23.09%) VBScript
11 286 (22.54%) HTML
12 283 (22.30%) Degree
13 272 (21.43%) Java
14 263 (20.72%) VB.NET
15 228 (17.97%) MS Excel
16 217 (17.10%) PowerShell
17 211 (16.63%) XML
18 201 (15.84%) Oracle
19 196 (15.45%) CSS
20 188 (14.81%) Active Directory
21 177 (13.95%) C++
22 165 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 162 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 154 (12.14%) MVC
25 152 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
26 151 (11.90%) VBA
26 151 (11.90%) VB6
27 147 (11.58%) Web Services
28 144 (11.35%) WCF
29 142 (11.19%) Scrum

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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
1 135 (10.64%) IIS
2 113 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 61 (4.81%) MS Exchange
4 42 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 30 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (1.81%) Lync
9 22 (1.73%) CMS
10 21 (1.65%) Confluence
11 17 (1.34%) WorkSite
11 17 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (1.34%) Apache
12 16 (1.26%) SAS
12 16 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (1.10%) Tomcat
14 13 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (1.02%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.79%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 228 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 87 (6.86%) MS Office
3 21 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.71%) SPSS
7 7 (0.55%) LaTeX
8 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.079%) Simulink
10 1 (0.079%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 10 (0.79%) HFM
2 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.39%) Magento
5 4 (0.32%) assyst
5 4 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.24%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.16%) Endur
7 2 (0.16%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.16%) SalesLogix
7 2 (0.16%) Eikon
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics SL
8 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.079%) Findur
8 1 (0.079%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.50%) SaaS
3 17 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.39%) Office 365
6 2 (0.16%) Taleo
6 2 (0.16%) Trello
7 1 (0.079%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 76 (5.99%) Internet
2 38 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.44%) Firewall
4 28 (2.21%) DNS
5 25 (1.97%) SAN
6 22 (1.73%) LAN
7 21 (1.65%) Intranet
7 21 (1.65%) LDAP
8 19 (1.50%) WAN
8 19 (1.50%) VPN
8 19 (1.50%) DHCP
9 16 (1.26%) FTP
10 15 (1.18%) Extranet
11 8 (0.63%) NetScaler
12 7 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.55%) NAS
13 6 (0.47%) VoIP
13 6 (0.47%) SMTP
13 6 (0.47%) HTTP
13 6 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 627 (49.41%) SQL Server
2 165 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 162 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 132 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 98 (7.72%) Relational Database
6 91 (7.17%) MS Access
7 87 (6.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 66 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 56 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
10 50 (3.94%) MySQL
11 47 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (3.31%) QlikView
13 35 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
14 34 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (2.36%) Oracle Database
17 28 (2.21%) Oracle BI EE
18 20 (1.58%) Data Mining
18 20 (1.58%) JasperReports
19 12 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 139 (10.95%) Visual Studio
2 95 (7.49%) Subversion
3 80 (6.30%) NUnit
3 80 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (4.89%) MSI
5 58 (4.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 52 (4.10%) Selenium
7 41 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 39 (3.07%) Rhino Mocks
9 37 (2.92%) Git (software)
10 31 (2.44%) MSBuild
11 30 (2.36%) JIRA
12 23 (1.81%) TestComplete
13 18 (1.42%) InstallShield
14 14 (1.10%) Bugzilla
14 14 (1.10%) JUnit
14 14 (1.10%) Moq
14 14 (1.10%) Hudson
15 13 (1.02%) MSTest
15 13 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 492 (38.77%) Finance
2 114 (8.98%) Banking
3 67 (5.28%) Law
4 56 (4.41%) Marketing
5 52 (4.10%) Financial Institution
6 47 (3.70%) Games
7 43 (3.39%) Investment Banking
8 34 (2.68%) Front Office
9 31 (2.44%) Telecoms
10 28 (2.21%) Retail
11 22 (1.73%) Legal
12 19 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (1.42%) Back Office
14 15 (1.18%) Advertising
15 12 (0.95%) Billing
16 8 (0.63%) Japanese Language
17 7 (0.55%) Publishing
17 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.47%) Electronics
19 5 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 521 (41.06%) Developer
2 282 (22.22%) Analyst
3 138 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 101 (7.96%) C# Developer
5 89 (7.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (6.86%) Applications Support
7 62 (4.89%) Senior Developer
8 60 (4.73%) Junior
9 56 (4.41%) Consultant
10 54 (4.26%) Support Analyst
11 53 (4.18%) Support Engineer
12 50 (3.94%) Junior Developer
13 48 (3.78%) Applications Packager
14 45 (3.55%) Java Developer
15 41 (3.23%) Software Developer
16 40 (3.15%) Data Analyst
17 38 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
17 38 (2.99%) Team Leader
18 37 (2.92%) Administrator
19 36 (2.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 672 (52.96%) .NET
2 334 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 286 (22.54%) HTML
4 211 (16.63%) XML
5 196 (15.45%) CSS
6 147 (11.58%) Web Services
7 144 (11.35%) WCF
8 108 (8.51%) .NET Framework
9 99 (7.80%) Ajax
9 99 (7.80%) jQuery
10 82 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 82 (6.46%) WPF
11 75 (5.91%) WinForms
12 73 (5.75%) HTML5
13 67 (5.28%) SOAP
14 61 (4.81%) Classic ASP
14 61 (4.81%) LINQ
14 61 (4.81%) Silverlight
14 61 (4.81%) NHibernate
15 51 (4.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 44 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.31%) Mathematics
4 40 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 35 (2.76%) Client/Server
6 29 (2.29%) Replication
7 22 (1.73%) Statistics
8 21 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (1.50%) iPhone
9 19 (1.50%) Clustering
10 18 (1.42%) Blackberry
10 18 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (1.42%) Derivative
11 13 (1.02%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.02%) Social Network
11 13 (1.02%) Physics
11 13 (1.02%) Life Science
12 12 (0.95%) Equities
13 11 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 421 (33.18%) Windows
2 105 (8.27%) UNIX
3 100 (7.88%) Linux
4 94 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 83 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (2.68%) Windows 8
9 28 (2.21%) Android
10 26 (2.05%) Windows XP
11 17 (1.34%) Solaris
12 9 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.71%) HPUX
13 8 (0.63%) Debian
14 4 (0.32%) AIX
14 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.24%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.079%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (12.14%) MVC
2 152 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
3 142 (11.19%) Scrum
4 98 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (7.33%) Web Application Development
5 93 (7.33%) TDD
5 93 (7.33%) E-Commerce
6 90 (7.09%) Unit Testing
7 75 (5.91%) Project Management
8 72 (5.67%) Web Development
9 67 (5.28%) Business Analysis
10 65 (5.12%) OOP
10 65 (5.12%) OO
11 61 (4.81%) Release Management
12 60 (4.73%) Data Analysis
12 60 (4.73%) Software Engineering
12 60 (4.73%) ITIL
13 58 (4.57%) Migration
14 49 (3.86%) Change Control
15 48 (3.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 742 (58.47%) SQL
2 594 (46.81%) C#
3 308 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 293 (23.09%) VBScript
5 272 (21.43%) Java
6 263 (20.72%) VB.NET
7 217 (17.10%) PowerShell
8 177 (13.95%) C++
9 151 (11.90%) VBA
9 151 (11.90%) VB6
10 140 (11.03%) T-SQL
11 67 (5.28%) Perl
12 59 (4.65%) PHP
13 54 (4.26%) C
14 39 (3.07%) PL/SQL
15 36 (2.84%) Python
16 30 (2.36%) Ruby
17 18 (1.42%) R
18 17 (1.34%) PHP5
19 16 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 283 (22.30%) Degree
2 82 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (3.23%) MCP
4 40 (3.15%) ISEB
5 38 (2.99%) MCSD
6 34 (2.68%) MCTS
6 34 (2.68%) MCAD
7 21 (1.65%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.18%) HND
9 12 (0.95%) MCSE
10 11 (0.87%) MCITP
11 10 (0.79%) PhD
11 10 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.79%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.55%) CCNA
13 6 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.67%) QA
2 17 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.95%) SLA
4 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.39%) FATCA
6 4 (0.32%) Basel II
6 4 (0.32%) Basel III
6 4 (0.32%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.32%) COREP
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.079%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.079%) COBIT
System Software
1 188 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 83 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 29 (2.29%) XenApp
5 28 (2.21%) XenDesktop
6 21 (1.65%) Hyper-V
7 16 (1.26%) vSphere
8 9 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (0.63%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.32%) MetaFrame
11 4 (0.32%) XenServer
11 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.079%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.079%) UAG
Systems Management
1 98 (7.72%) SCCM
2 34 (2.68%) WSUS
2 34 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 14 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 12 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.79%) Windows Intune
6 8 (0.63%) AppDNA
7 6 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.39%) SCOM
8 5 (0.39%) OpenView
9 4 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.32%) MOM
9 4 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.32%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.24%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 462 (36.41%) Microsoft
2 201 (15.84%) Oracle
3 140 (11.03%) Citrix
4 120 (9.46%) VMware
5 68 (5.36%) HP
6 48 (3.78%) Business Objects
7 41 (3.23%) Sybase
8 36 (2.84%) Cognos
9 35 (2.76%) Telerik
10 31 (2.44%) Cisco
11 30 (2.36%) Hyperion
12 29 (2.29%) SAP
13 28 (2.21%) CA
13 28 (2.21%) Tableau
14 24 (1.89%) Informatica
15 22 (1.73%) NetApp
16 20 (1.58%) AppSense
17 16 (1.26%) Trillium
17 16 (1.26%) TIBCO
17 16 (1.26%) Interwoven
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38000 - 45000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vodafone Group - AMS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago