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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK
Rank 298 265 214
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB 865 1263 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.25% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 2.42% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 709 1129 1388
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
45747 52248 53948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.21% 51.82% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39006 44932 46129
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -33 806 £40,000 - 142
London +4 254 £50,000 - 37
South East -40 161 £35,500 -16.47% 31
North West -10 83 £37,500 +15.38% 13
West Midlands +34 75 £40,000 +3.22% 18
East of England +9 64 £40,000 +12.67% 6
Yorkshire +2 61 £35,000 - 14
East Midlands -14 58 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Surrey +66 53 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Yorkshire 0 50 £36,250 +3.57% 12
Manchester -15 50 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South West -75 48 £38,250 +2.00% 10
City of London +6 46 £55,000 +2.80% 13
Hertfordshire +21 42 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds +20 41 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Staffordshire +18 34 £36,500 -8.75% 5
Hampshire +3 26 £35,500 -5.33% 7
Scotland +27 25 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Nottingham +7 25 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 25 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Kent +20 24 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Northampton +25 22 £42,500 - 1
Northamptonshire +18 22 £42,500 - 4
Oldham - 22 £22,000 - 2
Berkshire -20 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hemel Hempstead +17 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Merseyside 0 17 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Watford +15 16 £40,000 -15.34%
West Sussex -4 16 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Wales +17 15 £36,000 -10.00% 3

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 1131 (64.15%) .NET
2 1027 (58.25%) C#
3 897 (50.88%) SQL
4 849 (48.16%) SQL Server
5 579 (32.84%) ASP.NET
6 569 (32.27%) Microsoft
7 551 (31.25%) VB.NET
8 535 (30.35%) Windows
9 506 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
10 435 (24.67%) HTML
11 398 (22.58%) Finance
12 387 (21.95%) MVC
13 364 (20.65%) JavaScript
14 292 (16.56%) Degree
15 261 (14.80%) CSS
15 261 (14.80%) MS Excel
16 260 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 253 (14.35%) VB6
18 242 (13.73%) .NET Framework
18 242 (13.73%) Java
19 237 (13.44%) TDD
20 230 (13.05%) XML
21 224 (12.71%) PowerShell
22 223 (12.65%) Scrum
23 211 (11.97%) C++
24 198 (11.23%) Oracle
25 195 (11.06%) Visual Studio
26 191 (10.83%) SQL Server 2014
27 185 (10.49%) Active Directory
28 181 (10.27%) Ajax

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
1 125 (7.09%) IIS
1 125 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 99 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 57 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 45 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (1.47%) CMS
9 21 (1.19%) Skype for Business
10 16 (0.91%) SAS
11 14 (0.79%) Apache
11 14 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.40%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.40%) JBoss
14 7 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.34%) FormScape
Applications
1 261 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 120 (6.81%) MS Office
3 26 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.51%) MS Project
6 8 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.34%) SPSS
8 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.17%) CATIA
9 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.11%) ArcInfo
10 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.57%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.40%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.34%) Sage X3
7 5 (0.28%) Relativity
8 4 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.17%) ENOVIA
9 3 (0.17%) Infor CRM
9 3 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
9 3 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
9 3 (0.17%) Sprinklr
9 3 (0.17%) Summit
10 2 (0.11%) Concordance
10 2 (0.11%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.12%) Office 365
2 44 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.02%) SaaS
5 10 (0.57%) G Suite
6 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.11%) GitHub
8 2 (0.11%) Google Play
8 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.057%) Akamai
9 1 (0.057%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.057%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.057%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.057%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.057%) Trello
9 1 (0.057%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.20%) Internet
2 67 (3.80%) DNS
3 55 (3.12%) DHCP
4 53 (3.01%) Firewall
5 51 (2.89%) TCP/IP
6 33 (1.87%) SAN
7 32 (1.82%) VPN
8 29 (1.64%) WAN
9 28 (1.59%) Intranet
10 23 (1.30%) LAN
11 21 (1.19%) NetScaler
12 20 (1.13%) iSCSI
13 18 (1.02%) Extranet
14 12 (0.68%) Broadband
15 11 (0.62%) Skype
15 11 (0.62%) VoIP
16 10 (0.57%) 802.11
16 10 (0.57%) NAS
17 8 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
17 8 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 849 (48.16%) SQL Server
2 191 (10.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 144 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 133 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (4.48%) MySQL
6 73 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
7 72 (4.08%) MS Access
8 66 (3.74%) NoSQL
9 60 (3.40%) Relational Database
10 59 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 55 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
12 53 (3.01%) Oracle Database
12 53 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 44 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (2.10%) RDBMS
15 29 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 22 (1.25%) DTS
17 22 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 195 (11.06%) Visual Studio
2 95 (5.39%) Subversion
3 94 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (5.16%) NUnit
5 79 (4.48%) Rhino Mocks
6 56 (3.18%) Git (software)
7 53 (3.01%) Moq
7 53 (3.01%) MSTest
8 32 (1.82%) JIRA
9 23 (1.30%) HP UFT
9 23 (1.30%) Selenium
10 19 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (0.85%) Jenkins
12 14 (0.79%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.74%) CruiseControl
14 12 (0.68%) MSBuild
15 11 (0.62%) TestNG
15 11 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (0.57%) JUnit
17 9 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 398 (22.58%) Finance
2 60 (3.40%) Banking
3 56 (3.18%) Marketing
4 41 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.10%) Electronics
5 37 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.04%) Games
7 35 (1.99%) Front Office
8 32 (1.82%) Legal
9 29 (1.64%) Advertising
10 28 (1.59%) Retail
11 21 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.19%) Law
12 16 (0.91%) Music Industry
13 14 (0.79%) Back Office
14 13 (0.74%) German Language
15 11 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.57%) French Language
16 10 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 929 (52.69%) Developer
2 581 (32.96%) .NET Developer
3 281 (15.94%) C# Developer
4 256 (14.52%) Analyst
5 231 (13.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 150 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 149 (8.45%) VB Developer
8 140 (7.94%) SQL Developer
9 107 (6.07%) .NET Software Developer
10 102 (5.79%) Support Analyst
11 98 (5.56%) Senior Developer
12 94 (5.33%) Applications Support
13 71 (4.03%) Applications Developer
14 68 (3.86%) C# Software Developer
15 67 (3.80%) VB.NET Developer
16 66 (3.74%) Agile Developer
16 66 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
17 65 (3.69%) Agile .NET Developer
18 63 (3.57%) Junior
19 62 (3.52%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1131 (64.15%) .NET
2 579 (32.84%) ASP.NET
3 435 (24.67%) HTML
4 261 (14.80%) CSS
5 260 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 242 (13.73%) .NET Framework
7 230 (13.05%) XML
8 181 (10.27%) Ajax
9 179 (10.15%) WCF
10 174 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 165 (9.36%) jQuery
11 165 (9.36%) WPF
12 161 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 161 (9.13%) Web Services
13 141 (8.00%) WinForms
14 130 (7.37%) HTML5
15 129 (7.32%) RESTful
16 119 (6.75%) AngularJS
17 101 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 79 (4.48%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 177 (10.04%) Computer Science
2 161 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.37%) Client/Server
4 74 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.84%) Tandem
6 45 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.42%) PKI
8 25 (1.42%) User Experience
9 23 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.19%) Clustering
11 21 (1.19%) Driving Licence
11 21 (1.19%) N-Tier
12 16 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
13 15 (0.85%) iPad
14 12 (0.68%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.68%) Fintech
14 12 (0.68%) Reinsurance
15 11 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 535 (30.35%) Windows
2 174 (9.87%) Linux
2 174 (9.87%) Windows Server
3 152 (8.62%) Unix
4 110 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (3.69%) Windows 7
7 48 (2.72%) Windows 10
8 44 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (2.04%) Android
10 34 (1.93%) Windows 8
11 30 (1.70%) Solaris
12 29 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 23 (1.30%) Windows Vista
13 23 (1.30%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.79%) Windows NT
15 13 (0.74%) Windows 2000
16 12 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
17 10 (0.57%) VMS
17 10 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (21.95%) MVC
3 237 (13.44%) TDD
4 223 (12.65%) Scrum
5 171 (9.70%) Web Application Development
6 157 (8.91%) Software Engineering
7 139 (7.88%) SDLC
8 135 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
9 132 (7.49%) ITIL
10 114 (6.47%) BDD
11 106 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 105 (5.96%) OO
13 93 (5.28%) E-Commerce
14 86 (4.88%) Web Development
15 84 (4.76%) Unit Testing
16 81 (4.59%) Project Management
17 77 (4.37%) Mentoring
18 74 (4.20%) CRM
19 71 (4.03%) Migration
20 68 (3.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1027 (58.25%) C#
2 897 (50.88%) SQL
3 551 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 364 (20.65%) JavaScript
5 253 (14.35%) VB6
6 242 (13.73%) Java
7 224 (12.71%) PowerShell
8 211 (11.97%) C++
9 174 (9.87%) T-SQL
10 166 (9.42%) VBScript
11 161 (9.13%) VBA
12 117 (6.64%) C
13 87 (4.93%) PHP
14 86 (4.88%) Python
15 66 (3.74%) Perl
16 57 (3.23%) Ruby
17 40 (2.27%) PL/SQL
18 25 (1.42%) Shell Script
19 24 (1.36%) Embedded C
20 21 (1.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 292 (16.56%) Degree
2 95 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 38 (2.16%) MCSE
6 30 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 23 (1.30%) CCNA
9 20 (1.13%) MCITP
10 14 (0.79%) MCSA
10 14 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.68%) ISEB
11 12 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.62%) MCTS
12 11 (0.62%) PhD
13 10 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.51%) CREST Certified
14 9 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.45%) CISSP
15 8 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.59%) QA
2 33 (1.87%) SLA
3 16 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.68%) HL7
5 11 (0.62%) PMO
6 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.40%) MiFID
7 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.057%) DICOM
8 1 (0.057%) FATCA
8 1 (0.057%) FISMA
8 1 (0.057%) GAMP
8 1 (0.057%) GDPR
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 185 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 92 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 49 (2.78%) vSphere
5 43 (2.44%) XenApp
6 27 (1.53%) XenDesktop
7 20 (1.13%) Firmware
8 19 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
9 15 (0.85%) VMware ESX
10 13 (0.74%) ISA Server
11 10 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.51%) UAG
12 9 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.45%) NFS
13 8 (0.45%) vCloud
13 8 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.34%) Docker
15 5 (0.28%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (3.86%) SCCM
2 29 (1.64%) SCOM
3 24 (1.36%) vMotion
4 17 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 17 (0.96%) WSUS
5 15 (0.85%) Control-M
6 13 (0.74%) Nagios
7 12 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.57%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.57%) Opsview
8 10 (0.57%) Puppet
9 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (0.51%) OpenView
9 9 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 8 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (0.45%) WMI
11 7 (0.40%) Ansible
11 7 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
11 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 569 (32.27%) Microsoft
2 198 (11.23%) Oracle
3 139 (7.88%) VMware
4 85 (4.82%) Citrix
5 84 (4.76%) HP
6 68 (3.86%) Cisco
7 55 (3.12%) SAP
8 37 (2.10%) IBM
9 27 (1.53%) Google
10 25 (1.42%) NetApp
11 22 (1.25%) Dell
12 21 (1.19%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.08%) Tableau
14 18 (1.02%) SolarWinds
15 16 (0.91%) 3PAR
15 16 (0.91%) Redback
16 14 (0.79%) BMC
16 14 (0.79%) Remedy
16 14 (0.79%) Sage
16 14 (0.79%) Xamarin
London
networx
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
FT Select
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £47,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday