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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 296 229 193
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB 373 559 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.90% 1.31% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 2.41% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 345 500 573
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
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
20982 23177 25006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.83% 54.24% 55.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18118 19524 21840
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 £36,450 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £78,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -47 114 £50,000 +7.52% 19
Romford - 4 £33,500 -
New Malden - 3 £52,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £36,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £42,500 -
Sidcup - 2 £42,750 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Teddington - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £50,000 -
Harrow - 1 £52,500 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 494 (57.38%) SQL
2 455 (52.85%) SQL Server
3 443 (51.45%) .NET
4 430 (49.94%) C#
5 377 (43.79%) Microsoft
6 287 (33.33%) Windows
7 271 (31.48%) Finance
8 256 (29.73%) ASP.NET
9 251 (29.15%) MS Excel
10 225 (26.13%) HTML
11 213 (24.74%) JavaScript
12 187 (21.72%) VB.NET
13 176 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
14 156 (18.12%) Degree
15 153 (17.77%) VB6
16 152 (17.65%) Java
16 152 (17.65%) CSS
17 151 (17.54%) VBScript
18 150 (17.42%) MVC
19 144 (16.72%) Active Directory
20 133 (15.45%) Visual Studio
20 133 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
21 132 (15.33%) Oracle
22 125 (14.52%) VBA
23 122 (14.17%) WCF
24 116 (13.47%) XML
25 115 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
26 110 (12.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 109 (12.66%) jQuery
27 109 (12.66%) PowerShell

VB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 102 (11.85%) SharePoint
2 67 (7.78%) IIS
3 61 (7.08%) MS Exchange
4 59 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 33 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 19 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.97%) CMS
9 14 (1.63%) SAS
10 10 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.93%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.70%) Node.js
12 6 (0.70%) Sitefinity
12 6 (0.70%) Orchard CMS
12 6 (0.70%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.70%) Magnolia
13 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 251 (29.15%) MS Excel
2 95 (11.03%) MS Office
3 21 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.74%) PowerPivot
5 14 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.28%) SPSS
7 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.58%) LaTeX
8 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.46%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.23%) MS Project
10 1 (0.12%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.39%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.70%) HFM
4 5 (0.58%) JDE OneWorld
4 5 (0.58%) Magento
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.23%) Eikon
6 2 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.23%) Beauchamp
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Lawson
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.12%) Summit
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.12%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.67%) Office 365
3 16 (1.86%) SaaS
4 11 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.41%) DNS
2 36 (4.18%) Internet
3 30 (3.48%) Intranet
4 28 (3.25%) Extranet
5 27 (3.14%) SAN
6 23 (2.67%) Firewall
7 17 (1.97%) NetScaler
7 17 (1.97%) TCP/IP
8 16 (1.86%) VPN
8 16 (1.86%) WAN
8 16 (1.86%) DHCP
9 15 (1.74%) LAN
10 13 (1.51%) VLAN
11 11 (1.28%) IPX
12 7 (0.81%) Cisco IPT
13 5 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.58%) HTTP
14 4 (0.46%) CTI
15 3 (0.35%) FTP
16 2 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (52.85%) SQL Server
2 133 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 110 (12.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 82 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (7.32%) MS Access
6 63 (7.32%) Relational Database
7 42 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 42 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 38 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (4.30%) MySQL
9 37 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
10 34 (3.95%) QlikView
11 29 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.16%) OLAP
15 9 (1.05%) OLTP
15 9 (1.05%) Spotfire
15 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 133 (15.45%) Visual Studio
2 60 (6.97%) Subversion
3 50 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (5.34%) NUnit
5 38 (4.41%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (3.25%) Selenium
7 20 (2.32%) Git (software)
8 16 (1.86%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.28%) WebDriver
9 11 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (1.16%) Hudson
10 10 (1.16%) TestComplete
10 10 (1.16%) JIRA
11 9 (1.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (0.81%) MSI
12 7 (0.81%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.70%) InstallShield
14 5 (0.58%) AdminStudio
14 5 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 271 (31.48%) Finance
2 74 (8.59%) Banking
3 48 (5.57%) Marketing
4 44 (5.11%) Law
5 35 (4.07%) Front Office
6 34 (3.95%) Retail
6 34 (3.95%) Games
7 27 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 26 (3.02%) Financial Institution
9 23 (2.67%) Back Office
10 22 (2.56%) Investment Banking
11 21 (2.44%) Legal
12 16 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (1.28%) Advertising
14 10 (1.16%) Publishing
14 10 (1.16%) German Language
15 8 (0.93%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.81%) Electronics
16 7 (0.81%) French Language
17 6 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 371 (43.09%) Developer
2 185 (21.49%) Analyst
3 98 (11.38%) .NET Developer
4 84 (9.76%) Applications Support
5 62 (7.20%) C# Developer
6 59 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 50 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 37 (4.30%) Applications Support Analyst
10 28 (3.25%) Consultant
11 27 (3.14%) Administrator
12 26 (3.02%) Support Engineer
12 26 (3.02%) Software Developer
12 26 (3.02%) Agile .NET Developer
12 26 (3.02%) Agile C# Developer
13 24 (2.79%) Applications Developer
14 22 (2.56%) Web Developer
14 22 (2.56%) Intranet Developer
15 21 (2.44%) VB.NET Developer
15 21 (2.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (51.45%) .NET
2 256 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 225 (26.13%) HTML
4 152 (17.65%) CSS
5 122 (14.17%) WCF
6 116 (13.47%) XML
7 109 (12.66%) jQuery
8 100 (11.61%) Web Services
9 84 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 76 (8.83%) Ajax
11 68 (7.90%) WinForms
11 68 (7.90%) WPF
12 64 (7.43%) HTML5
13 63 (7.32%) SOAP
14 62 (7.20%) .NET Framework
15 58 (6.74%) LINQ
16 55 (6.39%) NHibernate
16 55 (6.39%) Silverlight
17 51 (5.92%) REST
18 45 (5.23%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 115 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 44 (5.11%) Client/Server
4 42 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 28 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.25%) Replication
6 18 (2.09%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.09%) Equities
7 15 (1.74%) N-Tier
7 15 (1.74%) Derivative
7 15 (1.74%) iPad
8 14 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 14 (1.63%) User Experience
8 14 (1.63%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.51%) Clustering
9 13 (1.51%) Statistics
9 13 (1.51%) PKI
9 13 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.51%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.28%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 287 (33.33%) Windows
2 93 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (8.48%) Linux
4 62 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (6.39%) UNIX
6 32 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (2.90%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.51%) HPUX
10 7 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.58%) Debian
12 4 (0.46%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) Android
14 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (17.42%) MVC
3 105 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
4 98 (11.38%) Scrum
5 81 (9.41%) TDD
6 74 (8.59%) CRM
7 73 (8.48%) E-Commerce
8 64 (7.43%) Web Application Development
9 61 (7.08%) OO
10 53 (6.16%) Software Engineering
11 50 (5.81%) Web Development
12 49 (5.69%) Analytics
13 48 (5.57%) Project Management
14 42 (4.88%) Asset Management
15 39 (4.53%) OOP
16 38 (4.41%) Data Management
17 36 (4.18%) Migration
18 35 (4.07%) Business Analysis
19 32 (3.72%) Line Management
20 31 (3.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 494 (57.38%) SQL
2 430 (49.94%) C#
3 213 (24.74%) JavaScript
4 187 (21.72%) VB.NET
5 153 (17.77%) VB6
6 152 (17.65%) Java
7 151 (17.54%) VBScript
8 125 (14.52%) VBA
9 109 (12.66%) PowerShell
10 104 (12.08%) T-SQL
11 75 (8.71%) C++
12 47 (5.46%) PHP
13 46 (5.34%) C
14 32 (3.72%) PL/SQL
15 23 (2.67%) Python
16 19 (2.21%) Shell Script
16 19 (2.21%) Perl
17 17 (1.97%) Ruby
18 14 (1.63%) XPath
19 7 (0.81%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 156 (18.12%) Degree
2 18 (2.09%) ISEB
3 11 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (1.05%) CCA
4 9 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (0.93%) MCP
6 7 (0.81%) HND
7 6 (0.70%) PhD
7 6 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.58%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) HP AIS
9 3 (0.35%) HP ASE
9 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.35%) MCSE
10 2 (0.23%) CCNA
10 2 (0.23%) MCITP
10 2 (0.23%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.69%) QA
2 12 (1.39%) HL7
3 11 (1.28%) SLA
4 6 (0.70%) COBIT
5 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) COSO
5 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) Basel III
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) GAAP
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 144 (16.72%) Active Directory
2 56 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.65%) vSphere
4 37 (4.30%) XenApp
5 19 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (1.63%) Hyper-V
7 13 (1.51%) VMware Server
8 9 (1.05%) MetaFrame
9 7 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.23%) XenServer
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (6.16%) SCCM
2 13 (1.51%) SCOM
3 11 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.70%) AppDNA
6 5 (0.58%) WSUS
7 4 (0.46%) WMI
7 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.46%) OpenView
8 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.35%) OVSD
8 3 (0.35%) Opsview
8 3 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.23%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.12%) Cacti
Vendors
1 377 (43.79%) Microsoft
2 132 (15.33%) Oracle
3 75 (8.71%) Citrix
3 75 (8.71%) VMware
4 39 (4.53%) Business Objects
5 28 (3.25%) Sybase
6 27 (3.14%) Cisco
6 27 (3.14%) Telerik
7 24 (2.79%) Tableau
8 21 (2.44%) HP
9 18 (2.09%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.74%) SAP
10 15 (1.74%) Bloomberg
11 14 (1.63%) TIBCO
11 14 (1.63%) Cognos
12 13 (1.51%) Dell
12 13 (1.51%) Symantec
13 11 (1.28%) webMethods
14 10 (1.16%) Hyperion
15 9 (1.05%) Reuters
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + basic benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £250000000 - £350000000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Vitabiotics
Salary: Negotiable + review
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 70000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50000 - 60000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago