The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 223 169 183
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 667 760 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.67% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 3.07% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 586 641 744
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,550
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27031 24790 30405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.47% 54.55% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22906 21351 27054
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 226 £50,000 +6.95% 23
Harrow - 11 £58,500 -
Bromley -12 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Westminster - 8 £25,000 -
Orpington +8 7 £35,000 -
Clapham - 5 £27,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 4 £41,250 +3.12%
Sidcup - 3 £41,000 -
Beckenham - 3 £35,000 -
Croydon -22 2 £41,500 +10.66%
Docklands, London - 2 £72,500 -
Brentford +8 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Chiswick -11 1 £50,000 -28.57%
Upminster - 1 £26,000 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 703 (58.34%) SQL
2 634 (52.61%) .NET
3 614 (50.95%) SQL Server
4 576 (47.80%) C#
5 455 (37.76%) Microsoft
6 431 (35.77%) Finance
7 381 (31.62%) Windows
8 280 (23.24%) ASP.NET
9 270 (22.41%) VB.NET
10 264 (21.91%) MS Excel
11 263 (21.83%) Degree
12 250 (20.75%) JavaScript
13 223 (18.51%) HTML
14 210 (17.43%) VBScript
15 207 (17.18%) XML
16 201 (16.68%) Java
17 194 (16.10%) PowerShell
18 179 (14.85%) MVC
19 165 (13.69%) SQL Server 2008
20 159 (13.20%) SharePoint
21 157 (13.03%) Oracle
22 150 (12.45%) Active Directory
23 149 (12.37%) VB6
24 148 (12.28%) UNIX
25 147 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 145 (12.03%) Web Services
27 142 (11.78%) CSS
28 139 (11.54%) Visual Studio
28 139 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 138 (11.45%) T-SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 159 (13.20%) SharePoint
2 124 (10.29%) IIS
3 50 (4.15%) MS Exchange
4 38 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 36 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 23 (1.91%) Lync
8 23 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (1.49%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.41%) SAS
11 16 (1.33%) SugarCRM
12 15 (1.24%) Apache
13 12 (1.00%) CMS
13 12 (1.00%) Confluence
14 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.75%) Lightstreamer
14 9 (0.75%) TIBCO EMS
15 8 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 264 (21.91%) MS Excel
2 72 (5.98%) MS Office
3 10 (0.83%) SPSS
3 10 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.25%) Simulink
6 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.17%) Stata
7 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.083%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.083%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 21 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.16%) Endur
3 13 (1.08%) HFM
4 11 (0.91%) Siebel Analytics
5 7 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.41%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.33%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.33%) Misys Opics
7 4 (0.33%) Magento
8 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.17%) Global One
9 2 (0.17%) Capstone
9 2 (0.17%) Tesseract
9 2 (0.17%) Minerva
9 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.17%) Agresso
9 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.91%) SaaS
2 8 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.41%) Office 365
5 4 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.17%) Taleo
7 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.14%) Internet
2 48 (3.98%) TCP/IP
2 48 (3.98%) Firewall
3 33 (2.74%) WAN
3 33 (2.74%) LAN
4 30 (2.49%) DHCP
4 30 (2.49%) DNS
5 19 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (1.49%) Intranet
7 14 (1.16%) LDAP
8 13 (1.08%) VPN
8 13 (1.08%) FTP
9 11 (0.91%) SAN
10 9 (0.75%) Wireless
11 7 (0.58%) HTTP
12 6 (0.50%) SMTP
13 5 (0.41%) VoIP
13 5 (0.41%) PPP
13 5 (0.41%) SSL
14 4 (0.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (50.95%) SQL Server
2 165 (13.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 147 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 139 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 98 (8.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 98 (8.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 95 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 92 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
8 88 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (5.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 61 (5.06%) Oracle Database
11 56 (4.65%) MS Access
12 55 (4.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 51 (4.23%) DTS
14 48 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
14 48 (3.98%) MySQL
15 42 (3.49%) OLAP
16 27 (2.24%) ProClarity
17 25 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (1.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 139 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 99 (8.22%) Subversion
3 90 (7.47%) NUnit
4 78 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (3.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 42 (3.49%) Selenium
7 40 (3.32%) Git (software)
8 38 (3.15%) Rhino Mocks
9 29 (2.41%) MSBuild
10 26 (2.16%) JUnit
11 25 (2.07%) JIRA
12 24 (1.99%) TestComplete
13 23 (1.91%) Jenkins
14 22 (1.83%) Hudson
15 21 (1.74%) CruiseControl
15 21 (1.74%) Bugzilla
16 17 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 14 (1.16%) Maven
18 12 (1.00%) WinRunner
18 12 (1.00%) Moq
General
1 431 (35.77%) Finance
2 96 (7.97%) Banking
3 91 (7.55%) Law
4 53 (4.40%) Marketing
5 44 (3.65%) Retail
5 44 (3.65%) Front Office
6 42 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 41 (3.40%) Financial Institution
8 40 (3.32%) Telecoms
9 34 (2.82%) Games
10 32 (2.66%) Legal
11 21 (1.74%) Advertising
12 18 (1.49%) Back Office
13 15 (1.24%) Billing
14 10 (0.83%) Publishing
15 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.66%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.41%) Japanese Language
16 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 469 (38.92%) Developer
2 309 (25.64%) Analyst
3 139 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 104 (8.63%) C# Developer
5 84 (6.97%) Applications Support
6 83 (6.89%) Support Analyst
7 78 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 74 (6.14%) Consultant
9 55 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
10 52 (4.32%) Programmer
11 51 (4.23%) Senior Developer
12 48 (3.98%) SQL Developer
13 47 (3.90%) QA Analyst
14 43 (3.57%) Support Engineer
15 40 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
16 38 (3.15%) Administrator
17 37 (3.07%) Tester
18 36 (2.99%) Test Analyst
18 36 (2.99%) Data Analyst
19 35 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (52.61%) .NET
2 280 (23.24%) ASP.NET
3 223 (18.51%) HTML
4 207 (17.18%) XML
5 145 (12.03%) Web Services
6 142 (11.78%) CSS
7 136 (11.29%) .NET Framework
8 133 (11.04%) WCF
9 105 (8.71%) Ajax
10 101 (8.38%) WPF
11 94 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 85 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 78 (6.47%) WinForms
14 76 (6.31%) jQuery
15 75 (6.22%) Razor View Engine
16 69 (5.73%) LINQ
17 60 (4.98%) NHibernate
18 57 (4.73%) Silverlight
19 48 (3.98%) MDX
20 45 (3.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 48 (3.98%) Mathematics
3 45 (3.73%) Statistics
4 44 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.24%) Client/Server
6 31 (2.57%) Replication
7 28 (2.32%) Blackberry
7 28 (2.32%) Derivative
8 25 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.99%) Hedge funds
10 22 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.74%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.49%) Thin Client
12 18 (1.49%) Fat Client
13 16 (1.33%) Equities
13 16 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (1.33%) Physics
14 10 (0.83%) iPhone
14 10 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
15 8 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 381 (31.62%) Windows
2 148 (12.28%) UNIX
3 129 (10.71%) Linux
4 114 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (4.48%) Windows 7
7 38 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (2.99%) Windows XP
9 30 (2.49%) Solaris
10 24 (1.99%) Android
11 19 (1.58%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.41%) Mac OS
13 16 (1.33%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.66%) HPUX
15 7 (0.58%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.41%) AIX
17 4 (0.33%) Debian
18 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (14.85%) MVC
2 114 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
3 110 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (8.71%) Scrum
5 94 (7.80%) TDD
6 93 (7.72%) E-Commerce
7 90 (7.47%) Analytics
8 89 (7.39%) ITIL
9 87 (7.22%) ETL
10 84 (6.97%) Web Application Development
11 66 (5.48%) OO
12 63 (5.23%) Project Management
13 61 (5.06%) Service Delivery
13 61 (5.06%) Test Scripting
14 55 (4.56%) OOP
15 53 (4.40%) Business Analysis
16 52 (4.32%) Test Automation
17 51 (4.23%) Migration
17 51 (4.23%) Data Analysis
17 51 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 703 (58.34%) SQL
2 576 (47.80%) C#
3 270 (22.41%) VB.NET
4 250 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 210 (17.43%) VBScript
6 201 (16.68%) Java
7 194 (16.10%) PowerShell
8 149 (12.37%) VB6
9 138 (11.45%) T-SQL
10 137 (11.37%) VBA
11 114 (9.46%) Perl
12 99 (8.22%) C++
13 66 (5.48%) PHP
14 60 (4.98%) C
15 35 (2.90%) Ruby
16 31 (2.57%) PL/SQL
17 28 (2.32%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.99%) PHP5
19 18 (1.49%) Python
20 10 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 263 (21.83%) Degree
2 103 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (5.64%) MCP
4 67 (5.56%) MCTS
5 66 (5.48%) MCSD
6 63 (5.23%) MCAD
7 56 (4.65%) ISEB
8 25 (2.07%) ISTQB
9 17 (1.41%) Security Cleared
10 15 (1.24%) MCSE
11 12 (1.00%) HND
12 9 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.58%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.50%) PhD
14 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.50%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.41%) CCNA
16 4 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 2 (0.17%) Security+ Certification
17 2 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (8.96%) QA
2 20 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.83%) SLA
4 6 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.41%) FATCA
6 4 (0.33%) Basel II
6 4 (0.33%) Basel III
6 4 (0.33%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.33%) COREP
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 150 (12.45%) Active Directory
2 78 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.07%) XenApp
4 26 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.58%) XenServer
5 19 (1.58%) MetaFrame
6 14 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (1.00%) vSphere
8 6 (0.50%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.33%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.083%) KVM
12 1 (0.083%) UAG
12 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.083%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 41 (3.40%) SCCM
2 38 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (1.91%) Backup Exec
4 22 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 14 (1.16%) WSUS
6 10 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.83%) Puppet
7 6 (0.50%) Control-M
7 6 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.41%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.33%) MOM
9 4 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.25%) WMI
10 3 (0.25%) SCOM
10 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 455 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 157 (13.03%) Oracle
3 127 (10.54%) Citrix
4 117 (9.71%) VMware
5 82 (6.80%) HP
6 39 (3.24%) Sybase
7 34 (2.82%) Cisco
8 31 (2.57%) TIBCO
9 28 (2.32%) Symantec
10 27 (2.24%) Bloomberg
11 25 (2.07%) Dell
12 24 (1.99%) NetApp
13 23 (1.91%) Sun
14 21 (1.74%) EMC
14 21 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (1.66%) SAP
16 18 (1.49%) Cognos
17 17 (1.41%) Business Objects
18 16 (1.33%) Siebel
19 15 (1.24%) OpenLink
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