The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 314 244 212
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -32
Permanent jobs citing VB 875 1459 1702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.37% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 2.62% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 747 1274 1468
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48058 55754 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.50% 52.38% 50.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41217 47891 48739
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,700 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB within the UK.

VB Salary Trend in the UK

VB
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 within the UK.

VB Salary Histogram in the UK

VB
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -67 842 £42,500 +6.25% 92
London -70 249 £50,000 - 20
South East -27 175 £42,500 +13.33% 20
North West -20 86 £39,500 +29.50% 12
East Midlands -21 83 £41,000 +10.81% 11
South West -33 77 £40,000 +3.89% 6
Surrey +27 67 £48,000 +57.37% 10
East of England -27 66 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire -20 65 £40,000 +0.62% 9
West Midlands -23 56 £35,000 -6.66% 8
West Yorkshire -4 55 £39,500 -1.25% 7
City of London -12 47 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Northampton +31 37 £42,500 - 3
Northamptonshire +26 37 £42,500 - 4
Leeds +6 34 £41,250 +17.85% 5
Cheshire 0 34 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Hertfordshire +3 32 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Manchester -15 31 £40,000 +17.64% 5
Berkshire +41 29 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Devon +2 26 £35,000 -12.50%
West Sussex +30 24 £22,500 -40.00% 5
Scotland +16 21 £39,000 -12.35% 4
Hampshire -16 21 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Nottinghamshire -23 21 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Nottingham -26 21 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Essex +23 19 £51,500 +96.19%
Lancashire -7 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Woking +17 15 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Bradford +6 14 £40,000 +23.07%
Leicestershire -6 14 £43,000 +16.21% 3

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VB.

1 1220 (61.68%) .NET
2 1176 (59.45%) C#
3 1120 (56.62%) SQL
4 860 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 666 (33.67%) ASP.NET
6 609 (30.79%) VB.NET
7 577 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 566 (28.61%) Microsoft
9 550 (27.81%) Windows
10 520 (26.29%) Finance
11 487 (24.62%) HTML
12 475 (24.01%) JavaScript
13 441 (22.30%) MVC
14 344 (17.39%) XML
15 310 (15.67%) Degree
16 307 (15.52%) CSS
17 302 (15.27%) Java
18 287 (14.51%) VB6
19 283 (14.31%) T-SQL
20 272 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
21 263 (13.30%) Scrum
22 256 (12.94%) .NET Framework
23 251 (12.69%) MS Excel
24 243 (12.29%) Oracle
25 235 (11.88%) Web Services
26 233 (11.78%) jQuery
27 226 (11.43%) C++
28 218 (11.02%) WCF
29 216 (10.92%) PowerShell
30 212 (10.72%) TDD

VB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 185 (9.35%) IIS
2 148 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 73 (3.69%) MS Exchange
4 56 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 41 (2.07%) CMS
6 35 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 33 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 28 (1.42%) SAS
9 27 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (1.01%) Apache
11 20 (1.01%) JBoss
12 18 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 14 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
18 8 (0.40%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 251 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 112 (5.66%) MS Office
3 36 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.30%) SPSS
6 5 (0.25%) MS Project
7 4 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.15%) CATIA
8 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.051%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.51%) Temenos T24
3 10 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
4 9 (0.46%) BASE24
4 9 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.46%) Relativity
5 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.25%) Ringtail
7 4 (0.20%) Concordance
7 4 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 3 (0.15%) Bankmaster
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.15%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.15%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.15%) Sprinklr
8 3 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.62%) Office 365
2 28 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.06%) SaaS
4 12 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.51%) G Suite
6 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.10%) BIME
9 2 (0.10%) PaaS
10 1 (0.051%) GitHub
10 1 (0.051%) IaaS
10 1 (0.051%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.80%) Firewall
2 91 (4.60%) Internet
3 82 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 66 (3.34%) DNS
5 55 (2.78%) DHCP
6 39 (1.97%) LAN
7 38 (1.92%) SAN
8 36 (1.82%) WAN
9 33 (1.67%) VPN
10 31 (1.57%) Intranet
11 17 (0.86%) Extranet
12 16 (0.81%) Wireless
13 15 (0.76%) SNMP
14 11 (0.56%) LDAP
14 11 (0.56%) NetScaler
15 10 (0.51%) 802.11
15 10 (0.51%) DDNS
15 10 (0.51%) IPsec
16 9 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 187 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 170 (8.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 154 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 88 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 85 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 77 (3.89%) Crystal Reports
8 76 (3.84%) MySQL
9 74 (3.74%) Relational Database
10 71 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
11 62 (3.13%) Oracle Database
12 56 (2.83%) MS Access
12 56 (2.83%) NoSQL
13 46 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 45 (2.28%) QlikView
15 42 (2.12%) RDBMS
16 41 (2.07%) DTS
17 38 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
19 23 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 196 (9.91%) Visual Studio
2 109 (5.51%) NUnit
3 101 (5.11%) Subversion
4 87 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 83 (4.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 68 (3.44%) Git (software)
7 60 (3.03%) Moq
8 56 (2.83%) Selenium
9 54 (2.73%) MSTest
10 35 (1.77%) JIRA
11 32 (1.62%) LoadRunner
12 31 (1.57%) TestNG
13 23 (1.16%) HP UFT
14 21 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 19 (0.96%) JUnit
15 19 (0.96%) TeamCity
16 18 (0.91%) Gatling
16 18 (0.91%) JMeter
17 17 (0.86%) Jenkins
18 16 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 520 (26.29%) Finance
2 81 (4.10%) Banking
3 68 (3.44%) Front Office
4 62 (3.13%) Marketing
5 49 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 47 (2.38%) Advertising
7 42 (2.12%) Legal
8 40 (2.02%) Games
9 36 (1.82%) Law
10 34 (1.72%) Back Office
11 31 (1.57%) Retail
12 24 (1.21%) Telecoms
13 23 (1.16%) Electronics
14 19 (0.96%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.61%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.51%) Publishing
17 9 (0.46%) Local Government
17 9 (0.46%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.30%) Automotive
18 6 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 1064 (53.79%) Developer
2 647 (32.71%) .NET Developer
3 346 (17.49%) C# Developer
4 339 (17.14%) Analyst
5 282 (14.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 179 (9.05%) SQL Developer
7 173 (8.75%) VB Developer
8 142 (7.18%) Software Developer
9 138 (6.98%) Applications Support
10 128 (6.47%) Support Analyst
11 127 (6.42%) Senior Developer
12 94 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
13 92 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
14 90 (4.55%) Junior
15 89 (4.50%) Applications Developer
16 82 (4.15%) VB.NET Developer
17 72 (3.64%) Graduate
17 72 (3.64%) Junior Developer
18 71 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
18 71 (3.59%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1220 (61.68%) .NET
2 666 (33.67%) ASP.NET
3 487 (24.62%) HTML
4 344 (17.39%) XML
5 307 (15.52%) CSS
6 272 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 256 (12.94%) .NET Framework
8 235 (11.88%) Web Services
9 233 (11.78%) jQuery
10 218 (11.02%) WCF
11 207 (10.47%) Ajax
12 189 (9.56%) WPF
13 159 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 154 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 136 (6.88%) WinForms
16 127 (6.42%) HTML5
17 118 (5.97%) RESTful
18 114 (5.76%) AngularJS
19 111 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 89 (4.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 202 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (9.66%) Computer Science
3 96 (4.85%) Client/Server
4 68 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 57 (2.88%) Mathematics
6 56 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
7 45 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 34 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 34 (1.72%) Tandem
10 28 (1.42%) User Experience
11 19 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 18 (0.91%) Fixed Income
13 17 (0.86%) Derivative
13 17 (0.86%) Physics
14 15 (0.76%) Driving Licence
14 15 (0.76%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.71%) Clustering
15 14 (0.71%) Fintech
15 14 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 550 (27.81%) Windows
2 188 (9.50%) Unix
3 185 (9.35%) Linux
4 175 (8.85%) Windows Server
5 88 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (2.88%) Windows 7
8 48 (2.43%) Windows 8
9 45 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (2.07%) Windows 10
11 30 (1.52%) Solaris
12 29 (1.47%) Android
13 27 (1.37%) Apple iOS
14 23 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.81%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.46%) Kali Linux
17 7 (0.35%) Windows NT
18 6 (0.30%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (22.30%) MVC
3 263 (13.30%) Scrum
4 212 (10.72%) TDD
5 165 (8.34%) SDLC
6 158 (7.99%) Web Application Development
7 155 (7.84%) OO
8 151 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
9 149 (7.53%) Software Engineering
10 124 (6.27%) ITIL
11 114 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
12 104 (5.26%) Web Development
13 103 (5.21%) BDD
14 100 (5.06%) Unit Testing
15 93 (4.70%) Analytics
16 87 (4.40%) E-Commerce
17 85 (4.30%) Mentoring
18 81 (4.10%) Project Management
19 78 (3.94%) Kanban
20 77 (3.89%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1176 (59.45%) C#
2 1120 (56.62%) SQL
3 609 (30.79%) VB.NET
4 475 (24.01%) JavaScript
5 302 (15.27%) Java
6 287 (14.51%) VB6
7 283 (14.31%) T-SQL
8 226 (11.43%) C++
9 216 (10.92%) PowerShell
10 191 (9.66%) VBScript
11 177 (8.95%) VBA
12 139 (7.03%) Python
13 124 (6.27%) Perl
14 100 (5.06%) C
15 82 (4.15%) PHP
16 58 (2.93%) Ruby
17 44 (2.22%) Shell Script
18 38 (1.92%) PL/SQL
19 28 (1.42%) Bash Shell
20 24 (1.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 310 (15.67%) Degree
2 106 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 81 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.58%) MCSE
6 42 (2.12%) ISEB
7 32 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (1.47%) CCNA
9 28 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (1.26%) DV Cleared
11 24 (1.21%) PMI Certification
12 18 (0.91%) MCITP
13 16 (0.81%) PhD
14 15 (0.76%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.76%) MCSA
15 14 (0.71%) PMP
16 13 (0.66%) MCP
17 12 (0.61%) CISSP
17 12 (0.61%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.70%) QA
2 47 (2.38%) SLA
3 12 (0.61%) HL7
4 8 (0.40%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.30%) MiFID
7 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.20%) DICOM
9 2 (0.10%) FATCA
9 2 (0.10%) SDET
10 1 (0.051%) GAMP
10 1 (0.051%) GMP
10 1 (0.051%) JTAG
System Software
1 157 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 84 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.72%) vSphere
4 32 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.11%) XenApp
6 13 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.56%) Firmware
7 11 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.40%) Snort
10 6 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.20%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.15%) Sendmail
13 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (2.48%) SCCM
2 24 (1.21%) SCOM
3 21 (1.06%) Control-M
4 15 (0.76%) Nessus
5 14 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 13 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.61%) vMotion
8 11 (0.56%) Nagios
9 10 (0.51%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
10 9 (0.46%) EnCase
10 9 (0.46%) Nmap
10 9 (0.46%) OpenView
10 9 (0.46%) WSUS
11 8 (0.40%) Proventia
12 7 (0.35%) Ansible
12 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.35%) Puppet
12 7 (0.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 566 (28.61%) Microsoft
2 243 (12.29%) Oracle
3 119 (6.02%) VMware
4 99 (5.01%) HP
5 72 (3.64%) Cisco
6 58 (2.93%) SAP
7 57 (2.88%) Citrix
8 42 (2.12%) IBM
9 25 (1.26%) Google
10 22 (1.11%) NetApp
10 22 (1.11%) Redback
10 22 (1.11%) Sybase
11 21 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
12 18 (0.91%) Adobe
12 18 (0.91%) SimCorp
13 17 (0.86%) 3PAR
13 17 (0.86%) Cognos
14 15 (0.76%) CA
15 14 (0.71%) BMC
15 14 (0.71%) SunGard
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