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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK
Rank 304 235 210
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -25
Permanent jobs citing VB 832 1367 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.38% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.64% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 701 1209 1351
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
45458 51716 53209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.91% 52.28% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39037 44583 45675
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -69 775 £41,750 +4.37% 117
London -26 248 £50,000 -4.76% 30
South East -39 144 £42,500 +1.19% 21
North West -12 80 £37,500 +15.38% 18
East Midlands -16 73 £37,500 - 14
East of England +1 67 £38,750 +10.71% 6
South West -70 64 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire -20 59 £37,500 +1.35% 11
Surrey +63 55 £48,000 +36.17% 7
West Midlands -27 54 £37,500 -6.25% 11
West Yorkshire -2 50 £39,000 +4.00% 8
Manchester -15 46 £40,000 +14.28% 9
City of London -18 46 £55,000 +2.80% 9
Hertfordshire +18 44 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Leeds +14 35 £39,500 +12.85% 7
Nottinghamshire -10 31 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Nottingham -11 31 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Northampton +24 28 £42,500 - 4
Northamptonshire +20 28 £42,500 - 4
Hampshire -5 28 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Staffordshire -3 26 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Scotland +24 23 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Berkshire -8 20 £43,750 +12.17% 2
Watford - 20 £40,000 - 2
Devon -1 18 £35,000 -2.77%
West Sussex -6 18 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead +20 17 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Dorset +20 14 £40,000 +17.64%
Kent -3 13 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Cheshire -4 13 £32,500 +14.03% 1

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1151 (62.83%) .NET
2 1083 (59.12%) C#
3 977 (53.33%) SQL
4 849 (46.34%) SQL Server
5 612 (33.41%) ASP.NET
6 579 (31.60%) VB.NET
7 551 (30.08%) Windows
8 541 (29.53%) Microsoft
9 529 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
10 453 (24.73%) Finance
11 452 (24.67%) HTML
12 414 (22.60%) MVC
13 398 (21.72%) JavaScript
14 297 (16.21%) XML
15 290 (15.83%) Degree
16 274 (14.96%) CSS
17 266 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 257 (14.03%) VB6
18 257 (14.03%) Java
19 249 (13.59%) Scrum
20 247 (13.48%) MS Excel
21 246 (13.43%) .NET Framework
22 235 (12.83%) TDD
23 220 (12.01%) Oracle
24 214 (11.68%) T-SQL
25 212 (11.57%) C++
26 202 (11.03%) PowerShell
27 200 (10.92%) Web Services
28 197 (10.75%) SQL Server 2014
29 194 (10.59%) 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
1 146 (7.97%) IIS
2 128 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 85 (4.64%) MS Exchange
4 57 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 36 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 34 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (1.64%) CMS
9 26 (1.42%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (1.09%) SAS
12 16 (0.87%) JBoss
13 15 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (0.76%) Apache
14 14 (0.76%) Skype for Business
14 14 (0.76%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.38%) Umbraco
18 6 (0.33%) FormScape
Applications
1 247 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 122 (6.66%) MS Office
3 31 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
5 7 (0.38%) MS Project
5 7 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.33%) SPSS
7 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.16%) CATIA
8 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.055%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.55%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.38%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.27%) BASE24
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.27%) Sage X3
7 5 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.16%) Bankmaster
9 3 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
9 3 (0.16%) Relativity
9 3 (0.16%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.16%) Sprinklr
9 3 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.86%) Office 365
2 29 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.09%) SaaS
5 10 (0.55%) G Suite
6 9 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.055%) Akamai
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.055%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.055%) IaaS
10 1 (0.055%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.48%) Internet
2 79 (4.31%) Firewall
3 68 (3.71%) DNS
4 62 (3.38%) TCP/IP
5 61 (3.33%) DHCP
6 37 (2.02%) SAN
6 37 (2.02%) VPN
7 36 (1.97%) WAN
8 33 (1.80%) Intranet
9 32 (1.75%) LAN
10 17 (0.93%) Extranet
10 17 (0.93%) iSCSI
11 15 (0.82%) NetScaler
12 11 (0.60%) VoIP
13 10 (0.55%) 802.11
13 10 (0.55%) DDNS
13 10 (0.55%) IPsec
13 10 (0.55%) Wireless
14 9 (0.49%) NAS
14 9 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 849 (46.34%) SQL Server
2 197 (10.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 148 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 141 (7.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (4.04%) Crystal Reports
6 73 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 68 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 66 (3.60%) MySQL
9 65 (3.55%) Relational Database
10 60 (3.28%) MS Access
10 60 (3.28%) NoSQL
10 60 (3.28%) Oracle Database
11 59 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
12 49 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 39 (2.13%) RDBMS
14 37 (2.02%) DTS
15 30 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
17 21 (1.15%) QlikView
18 20 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 187 (10.21%) Visual Studio
2 105 (5.73%) NUnit
3 97 (5.29%) Subversion
4 87 (4.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 80 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (3.38%) Moq
7 59 (3.22%) MSTest
8 55 (3.00%) Git (software)
9 32 (1.75%) JIRA
10 31 (1.69%) Selenium
11 20 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 20 (1.09%) TestNG
12 19 (1.04%) LoadRunner
12 19 (1.04%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 16 (0.87%) HP UFT
14 16 (0.87%) Jenkins
15 13 (0.71%) JUnit
15 13 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (0.66%) CruiseControl
General
1 453 (24.73%) Finance
2 75 (4.09%) Banking
3 57 (3.11%) Marketing
4 50 (2.73%) Front Office
5 47 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 40 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.13%) Games
8 37 (2.02%) Legal
9 32 (1.75%) Advertising
10 29 (1.58%) Electronics
11 28 (1.53%) Law
12 22 (1.20%) Retail
13 19 (1.04%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.93%) Back Office
15 16 (0.87%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.49%) German Language
16 9 (0.49%) Publishing
17 7 (0.38%) French Language
17 7 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 985 (53.77%) Developer
2 614 (33.52%) .NET Developer
3 309 (16.87%) C# Developer
4 280 (15.28%) Analyst
5 257 (14.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 175 (9.55%) VB Developer
7 157 (8.57%) SQL Developer
8 142 (7.75%) Software Developer
9 116 (6.33%) Applications Support
10 111 (6.06%) Support Analyst
11 110 (6.00%) Senior Developer
12 104 (5.68%) .NET Software Developer
13 81 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
14 75 (4.09%) Applications Developer
15 71 (3.88%) Junior
16 70 (3.82%) VB.NET Developer
17 66 (3.60%) Agile Developer
18 65 (3.55%) Agile .NET Developer
19 64 (3.49%) SQL Analyst
20 62 (3.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1151 (62.83%) .NET
2 612 (33.41%) ASP.NET
3 452 (24.67%) HTML
4 297 (16.21%) XML
5 274 (14.96%) CSS
6 266 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 246 (13.43%) .NET Framework
8 200 (10.92%) Web Services
9 194 (10.59%) Ajax
10 192 (10.48%) WCF
11 190 (10.37%) jQuery
12 186 (10.15%) WPF
13 165 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 157 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 146 (7.97%) WinForms
16 131 (7.15%) RESTful
17 122 (6.66%) AngularJS
18 119 (6.50%) HTML5
19 115 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 86 (4.69%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 175 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 173 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (4.80%) Client/Server
4 65 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 64 (3.49%) Inversion of Control
6 51 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 49 (2.67%) Tandem
8 47 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (1.53%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.42%) User Experience
12 24 (1.31%) N-Tier
13 19 (1.04%) Driving Licence
13 19 (1.04%) Statistics
14 18 (0.98%) Clustering
14 18 (0.98%) HP StoreVirtual
14 18 (0.98%) PKI
15 13 (0.71%) Reinsurance
15 13 (0.71%) Visualisation
16 12 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 551 (30.08%) Windows
2 171 (9.33%) Linux
3 165 (9.01%) Unix
3 165 (9.01%) Windows Server
4 96 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 52 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (2.73%) Windows 10
9 38 (2.07%) Windows 8
10 33 (1.80%) Android
11 31 (1.69%) Solaris
12 30 (1.64%) Apple iOS
13 25 (1.36%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.98%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.66%) Windows NT
16 11 (0.60%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.33%) VMS
19 5 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (22.60%) MVC
3 249 (13.59%) Scrum
4 235 (12.83%) TDD
5 160 (8.73%) Web Application Development
6 152 (8.30%) Software Engineering
7 149 (8.13%) SDLC
8 128 (6.99%) ITIL
9 127 (6.93%) OO
10 123 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 122 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
12 110 (6.00%) BDD
13 100 (5.46%) Web Development
14 93 (5.08%) Unit Testing
15 90 (4.91%) E-Commerce
16 85 (4.64%) Mentoring
17 80 (4.37%) Analytics
18 79 (4.31%) Project Management
19 77 (4.20%) Kanban
20 70 (3.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1083 (59.12%) C#
2 977 (53.33%) SQL
3 579 (31.60%) VB.NET
4 398 (21.72%) JavaScript
5 257 (14.03%) Java
5 257 (14.03%) VB6
6 214 (11.68%) T-SQL
7 212 (11.57%) C++
8 202 (11.03%) PowerShell
9 168 (9.17%) VBScript
10 165 (9.01%) VBA
11 111 (6.06%) Python
12 106 (5.79%) C
13 86 (4.69%) PHP
14 85 (4.64%) Perl
15 52 (2.84%) Ruby
16 32 (1.75%) PL/SQL
17 29 (1.58%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.98%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 290 (15.83%) Degree
2 105 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 46 (2.51%) MCSE
6 32 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 27 (1.47%) CCNA
9 22 (1.20%) ISEB
10 21 (1.15%) MCITP
10 21 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (0.87%) MCSA
13 14 (0.76%) PhD
14 12 (0.66%) CISSP
14 12 (0.66%) GIAC
14 12 (0.66%) Linux+ Certification
14 12 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (0.66%) Security+ Certification
14 12 (0.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.69%) QA
2 38 (2.07%) SLA
3 13 (0.71%) HL7
4 9 (0.49%) MiFID
5 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.27%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.22%) DICOM
7 3 (0.16%) FATCA
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.055%) GAMP
8 1 (0.055%) GMP
8 1 (0.055%) JTAG
8 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.055%) SDET
System Software
1 175 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 88 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.40%) vSphere
5 32 (1.75%) XenApp
6 17 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (0.60%) Firmware
9 9 (0.49%) ISA Server
9 9 (0.49%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.33%) NFS
12 6 (0.33%) UAG
12 6 (0.33%) vCloud
12 6 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.27%) Snort
14 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (3.06%) SCCM
2 18 (0.98%) Control-M
2 18 (0.98%) SCOM
3 17 (0.93%) vMotion
4 15 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (0.82%) WSUS
5 14 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.66%) Nagios
7 10 (0.55%) AirWatch
7 10 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
7 10 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.44%) OpenView
8 8 (0.44%) Opsview
8 8 (0.44%) Puppet
9 7 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
9 7 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 541 (29.53%) Microsoft
2 220 (12.01%) Oracle
3 122 (6.66%) VMware
4 79 (4.31%) HP
5 66 (3.60%) Cisco
5 66 (3.60%) Citrix
6 55 (3.00%) SAP
7 38 (2.07%) IBM
8 26 (1.42%) Google
9 18 (0.98%) 3PAR
9 18 (0.98%) Adobe
9 18 (0.98%) Dell
9 18 (0.98%) Redback
10 17 (0.93%) NetApp
11 15 (0.82%) Cognos
11 15 (0.82%) Sybase
11 15 (0.82%) Xamarin
12 14 (0.76%) BMC
12 14 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.76%) Symantec
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum to 35k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Olney, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago