Period
to 17 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 232 229
Rank change year-on-year -33 -3 +94
Permanent jobs citing VB 130 143 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.92% 1.15% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 2.03% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 115 128 165
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
London median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 8,517 7,057 9,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 60.07% 56.68% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7,695 6,429 8,399
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 £92,500 £92,500 £85,000
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 August 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 August 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 -33 93 £50,000 -9.09% 11
West End of London -20 4 £52,500 +128.26%
Camden +8 3 £52,500 +23.53%
City of Westminster +11 1 £24,000 -40.00%
VB
London

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 89 (68.46%) SQL
2 88 (67.69%) SQL Server
3 71 (54.62%) C#
4 46 (35.38%) Finance
5 40 (30.77%) .NET
6 39 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (28.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (27.69%) Java
9 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Excel
10 31 (23.85%) Microsoft
10 31 (23.85%) T-SQL
11 30 (23.08%) XML
12 29 (22.31%) VBScript
12 29 (22.31%) PowerShell
13 28 (21.54%) Windows
13 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (20.77%) Visual Studio
14 27 (20.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (19.23%) VBA
16 24 (18.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 23 (17.69%) Law
17 23 (17.69%) Data Quality
18 22 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
18 22 (16.92%) MVC
19 20 (15.38%) HTML
19 20 (15.38%) Unix
20 17 (13.08%) Web Services
20 17 (13.08%) Practice Management

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 (9.23%) NServiceBus
2 10 (7.69%) Apache
2 10 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.92%) SAS
4 7 (5.38%) CMS
5 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.08%) IIS
6 4 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.31%) Plone
7 3 (2.31%) Zope
8 2 (1.54%) CICS
8 2 (1.54%) Confluence
8 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (2.31%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (1.54%) Minerva
3 2 (1.54%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.54%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.77%) HFM
4 1 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.00%) Office 365
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) HTTP
1 10 (7.69%) Internet
1 10 (7.69%) SMTP
1 10 (7.69%) SSH
1 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (67.69%) SQL Server
2 39 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (28.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (20.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (18.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (16.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (12.31%) Big Data
8 12 (9.23%) Power BI
9 11 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 8 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
13 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
15 2 (1.54%) DB2
16 1 (0.77%) MySQL
16 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (20.77%) Visual Studio
2 25 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.08%) JIRA
5 4 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.54%) MSI
6 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.77%) Ant
7 1 (0.77%) Appium
7 1 (0.77%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.77%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.77%) JMeter
7 1 (0.77%) Maven
7 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.77%) Selenium
7 1 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (35.38%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Law
3 13 (10.00%) Banking
4 9 (6.92%) Legal
5 4 (3.08%) Retail
6 3 (2.31%) Advertising
6 3 (2.31%) Marketing
7 2 (1.54%) Back Office
7 2 (1.54%) Front Office
7 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (48.46%) Developer
2 40 (30.77%) SQL Developer
3 34 (26.15%) Analyst
4 21 (16.15%) C# Developer
5 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Developer
6 16 (12.31%) Analyst Developer
6 16 (12.31%) SQL Analyst
7 14 (10.77%) .NET Developer
8 11 (8.46%) Administrator
8 11 (8.46%) SQL Server Analyst
8 11 (8.46%) T-SQL Developer
9 10 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
9 10 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
9 10 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.69%) VB Developer
10 8 (6.15%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (6.15%) Data Analyst
10 8 (6.15%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.77%) .NET
2 30 (23.08%) XML
3 20 (15.38%) HTML
4 17 (13.08%) Web Services
5 16 (12.31%) .NET Framework
6 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (10.77%) REST
8 12 (9.23%) SOAP
9 10 (7.69%) CSS
9 10 (7.69%) LDAP
10 9 (6.92%) jQuery
11 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.08%) Ajax
13 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.08%) Entity Framework
13 4 (3.08%) Node.js
14 3 (2.31%) Classic ASP
15 2 (1.54%) FIXML
15 2 (1.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 8 (6.15%) Fintech
4 7 (5.38%) Credit Risk
4 7 (5.38%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.31%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.77%) Equities
9 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.54%) Windows
2 20 (15.38%) Unix
3 14 (10.77%) Linux
4 11 (8.46%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.38%) AIX
5 7 (5.38%) HPUX
5 7 (5.38%) Solaris
6 6 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.92%) MVC
4 17 (13.08%) Practice Management
5 16 (12.31%) Data Management
5 16 (12.31%) ETL
6 14 (10.77%) DevOps
6 14 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (10.77%) Project Management
7 13 (10.00%) Analytics
8 12 (9.23%) Data Analytics
9 11 (8.46%) API Development
10 10 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.92%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.15%) Scrum
12 8 (6.15%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.38%) Data Governance
13 7 (5.38%) Data Integration
13 7 (5.38%) Inmon Methodology
13 7 (5.38%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 89 (68.46%) SQL
2 71 (54.62%) C#
3 36 (27.69%) Java
4 31 (23.85%) T-SQL
5 29 (22.31%) PowerShell
5 29 (22.31%) VBScript
6 25 (19.23%) VBA
7 12 (9.23%) C
7 12 (9.23%) Perl
7 12 (9.23%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.92%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.15%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.15%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.85%) Python
11 3 (2.31%) C++
11 3 (2.31%) PHP
11 3 (2.31%) VB6
12 2 (1.54%) COBOL
12 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.54%) REXX
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) ISEB
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.31%) MCP
4 3 (2.31%) MCSD
4 3 (2.31%) MCSE
5 2 (1.54%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.54%) MCDST
5 2 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.77%) ACCA
6 1 (0.77%) CEH
6 1 (0.77%) CIMA
6 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.62%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) ACF2
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.54%) RACF
3 1 (0.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (1.54%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.54%) WSUS
3 1 (0.77%) Ansible
3 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.77%) Puppet
3 1 (0.77%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.77%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.31%) Oracle
3 8 (6.15%) iManage
4 6 (4.62%) Tableau
5 5 (3.85%) Intapp
6 4 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 4 (3.08%) VMware
7 3 (2.31%) IBM
7 3 (2.31%) SimCorp
8 2 (1.54%) HP
9 1 (0.77%) Calypso
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco
9 1 (0.77%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.77%) Remedy
9 1 (0.77%) Siebel
9 1 (0.77%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.77%) Splunk
9 1 (0.77%) Sybase
9 1 (0.77%) Xamarin