Period
to 21 August 2019

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 21 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 300 268 232
Rank change year-on-year -32 -36 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 66 129 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.51% 0.91% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 1.52% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 57 115 129
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £79,500 £75,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 7,762 8,487 7,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.98% 60.15% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,937 7,677 6,406
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £92,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 21 August 2019.

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 21 August 2019. 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 -5 59 £57,500 +15.00% 8
VB
London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, 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 49 (74.24%) SQL
2 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 36 (54.55%) VBA
3 36 (54.55%) Finance
4 34 (51.52%) Microsoft Excel
5 28 (42.42%) .NET
5 28 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
8 22 (33.33%) ETL
9 21 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (31.82%) SQL Server 2016
10 20 (30.30%) T-SQL
11 19 (28.79%) Windows
12 18 (27.27%) Analytics
13 17 (25.76%) Degree
14 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
15 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.21%) C#
15 14 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (19.70%) OLAP
17 12 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
18 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
19 10 (15.15%) Legal
19 10 (15.15%) XML
19 10 (15.15%) Unix
20 8 (12.12%) Perl

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 16 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (51.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.52%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.52%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Power Platform
2 2 (3.03%) Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) GCP
3 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (31.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (19.70%) OLAP
7 12 (18.18%) OLAP Cube
8 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (6.06%) Power BI
11 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
13 1 (1.52%) MS Access
13 1 (1.52%) MySQL
13 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Legal
3 3 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Front Office
4 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) SQL Developer
3 20 (30.30%) SSRS Developer
4 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (22.73%) SQL BI Developer
6 13 (19.70%) Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) VBA Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Excel Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Excel VBA Developer
8 10 (15.15%) SSAS Developer
8 10 (15.15%) SSIS Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Consultant
10 6 (9.09%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
11 5 (7.58%) Technical Consultant
12 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
12 4 (6.06%) ETL Developer
13 3 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) .NET
2 23 (34.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (15.15%) XML
4 7 (10.61%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (10.61%) Regular Expression
5 3 (4.55%) .NET Core
5 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 3 (4.55%) FIXML
5 3 (4.55%) HTML
5 3 (4.55%) REST
6 2 (3.03%) jQuery
7 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.52%) HTML5
7 1 (1.52%) J2EE
7 1 (1.52%) Pyramid
7 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.52%) WinForms
7 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Data Structures
3 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.55%) Derivative
5 3 (4.55%) Equities
5 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.52%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) ETL
2 21 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (27.27%) Analytics
4 14 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.61%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (10.61%) Data Analytics
6 7 (10.61%) Data Management
6 7 (10.61%) E-Discovery
6 7 (10.61%) Machine Learning
6 7 (10.61%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 6 (9.09%) Data Validation
7 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.09%) Validation
8 4 (6.06%) System Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Workflow
9 3 (4.55%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (74.24%) SQL
2 36 (54.55%) VBA
3 20 (30.30%) T-SQL
4 14 (21.21%) C#
5 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 8 (12.12%) Perl
7 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.61%) Python
8 5 (7.58%) Java
9 3 (4.55%) R
9 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.03%) C
10 2 (3.03%) C++
10 2 (3.03%) VBScript
11 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.52%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
11 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
2 3 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 3 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.52%) Nessus
3 1 (1.52%) Nmap
3 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.03%) Aderant
4 2 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) iManage
4 2 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (1.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Anaplan
5 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Intapp
5 1 (1.52%) Remedy
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Sun