Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 210 237
Rank change year-on-year -41 +27 +55
Permanent jobs citing VB 141 158 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.00% 1.28% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 2.28% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 126 137 143
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,400 £36,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8,554 6,935 8,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 60.69% 56.38% 57.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,807 6,324 7,876
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,950 £92,500 £86,250
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Central London

VB
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for VB in Central London

VB
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in Central London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in Central London

VB
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -32 102 £50,000 -9.09% 11
West End of London -20 5 £52,500 +128.26% 3
Camden +11 3 £52,500 +23.53%
City of Westminster +9 2 £27,000 -32.50%
VB
London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for VB.

1 100 (70.92%) SQL Server
2 97 (68.79%) SQL
3 89 (63.12%) C#
4 49 (34.75%) .NET
5 41 (29.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (28.37%) Finance
6 40 (28.37%) T-SQL
7 39 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (23.40%) Java
10 32 (22.70%) VBA
10 32 (22.70%) Microsoft Excel
11 29 (20.57%) Microsoft
12 28 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (19.15%) PowerShell
14 26 (18.44%) XML
15 24 (17.02%) Visual Studio
15 24 (17.02%) VBScript
15 24 (17.02%) MVC
15 24 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (16.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (15.60%) .NET Framework
17 22 (15.60%) Windows
18 20 (14.18%) HTML
19 19 (13.48%) Degree
19 19 (13.48%) Law
20 17 (12.06%) Oracle
20 17 (12.06%) Unix

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (8.51%) CMS
2 11 (7.80%) Apache
3 10 (7.09%) NServiceBus
3 10 (7.09%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (4.26%) SAS
7 5 (3.55%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.84%) IIS
8 4 (2.84%) Plone
8 4 (2.84%) Zope
9 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.71%) CICS
10 1 (0.71%) Confluence
10 1 (0.71%) nginx
10 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (22.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (2.13%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (1.42%) Minerva
3 2 (1.42%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.42%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.71%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.09%) Office 365
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.80%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.09%) HTTP
2 10 (7.09%) Internet
2 10 (7.09%) SMTP
2 10 (7.09%) SSH
3 2 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.42%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.42%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) IPsec
4 1 (0.71%) Junos
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
4 1 (0.71%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) SNMP
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (70.92%) SQL Server
2 41 (29.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (16.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (9.93%) Big Data
7 13 (9.22%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (7.09%) Relational Database
9 9 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
11 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (3.55%) Power BI
12 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.42%) DTS
14 2 (1.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 23 (16.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.55%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.13%) JIRA
7 2 (1.42%) MSI
8 1 (0.71%) Ant
8 1 (0.71%) Appium
8 1 (0.71%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.71%) JMeter
8 1 (0.71%) Maven
8 1 (0.71%) Selenium
8 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (28.37%) Finance
2 19 (13.48%) Law
3 16 (11.35%) Banking
4 9 (6.38%) Legal
5 4 (2.84%) Retail
6 3 (2.13%) International Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Advertising
7 2 (1.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (60.28%) Developer
2 56 (39.72%) SQL Developer
3 38 (26.95%) C# Developer
4 31 (21.99%) Analyst
5 29 (20.57%) SQL Server Developer
6 18 (12.77%) .NET Developer
6 18 (12.77%) Analyst Developer
6 18 (12.77%) Backend Developer
7 16 (11.35%) SQL Analyst
8 13 (9.22%) SSRS Developer
8 13 (9.22%) T-SQL Developer
9 11 (7.80%) Administrator
9 11 (7.80%) SSIS Developer
9 11 (7.80%) VB Developer
10 10 (7.09%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (7.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.96%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.75%) .NET
2 26 (18.44%) XML
3 22 (15.60%) .NET Framework
4 20 (14.18%) HTML
5 15 (10.64%) Web Services
6 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET
6 14 (9.93%) jQuery
7 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (9.22%) CSS
8 12 (8.51%) REST
9 11 (7.80%) SOAP
10 10 (7.09%) LDAP
11 7 (4.96%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.96%) Entity Framework
12 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.84%) Ajax
13 4 (2.84%) Classic ASP
14 3 (2.13%) Node.js
14 3 (2.13%) Spring
15 2 (1.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Data Structures
2 8 (5.67%) Credit Risk
2 8 (5.67%) Market Risk
3 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.26%) Fintech
5 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.84%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.42%) Clustering
8 2 (1.42%) Equities
9 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Windows
2 17 (12.06%) Unix
3 14 (9.93%) Linux
4 9 (6.38%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.26%) Solaris
6 5 (3.55%) AIX
6 5 (3.55%) HPUX
6 5 (3.55%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.82%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.02%) MVC
4 15 (10.64%) DevOps
4 15 (10.64%) Practice Management
5 14 (9.93%) ETL
6 13 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (7.80%) API Development
7 11 (7.80%) Project Management
8 10 (7.09%) Analytics
9 9 (6.38%) Change Management
9 9 (6.38%) Migration
10 8 (5.67%) Data Analytics
10 8 (5.67%) Data Management
10 8 (5.67%) Scrum
11 7 (4.96%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.96%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (4.26%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (68.79%) SQL
2 89 (63.12%) C#
3 40 (28.37%) T-SQL
4 33 (23.40%) Java
5 32 (22.70%) VBA
6 27 (19.15%) PowerShell
7 24 (17.02%) VBScript
8 15 (10.64%) VB.NET
9 12 (8.51%) C
9 12 (8.51%) Shell Script
10 11 (7.80%) Perl
11 9 (6.38%) Bash Shell
11 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
12 7 (4.96%) Python
13 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.55%) VB6
14 4 (2.84%) PHP
15 3 (2.13%) C++
16 1 (0.71%) COBOL
16 1 (0.71%) REXX
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.13%) MCSE
5 2 (1.42%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.42%) MCDST
5 2 (1.42%) MCP
5 2 (1.42%) MCSD
5 2 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PMP
6 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.42%) XenApp
4 1 (0.71%) ACF2
4 1 (0.71%) Docker
4 1 (0.71%) RACF
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) SCCM
2 2 (1.42%) Ansible
2 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.42%) SCOM
2 2 (1.42%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.42%) WSUS
3 1 (0.71%) Graylog
3 1 (0.71%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) RANCID
3 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.06%) Oracle
3 7 (4.96%) iManage
3 7 (4.96%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.55%) Intapp
4 5 (3.55%) VMware
5 3 (2.13%) Cognos
5 3 (2.13%) Siebel
5 3 (2.13%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.42%) Citrix
6 2 (1.42%) IBM
6 2 (1.42%) Symantec
7 1 (0.71%) Calypso
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.71%) Juniper
7 1 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.71%) NetApp
7 1 (0.71%) Remedy