The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 184 249
Rank change year-on-year -11 +65  
Permanent jobs citing VB 39 95 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 1.33% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 2.36% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 71 67
Median salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3010 4027 5394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 57.08% 56.24% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2738 3628 4755
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the City of London

VB
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for VB in the City of London

VB
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for VB.

1 63 (74.12%) SQL
2 51 (60.00%) Finance
3 34 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
5 32 (37.65%) .NET
6 30 (35.29%) Windows
7 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
7 24 (28.24%) C#
8 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
9 21 (24.71%) Java
10 19 (22.35%) Active Directory
10 19 (22.35%) SDLC
11 18 (21.18%) MS Exchange
11 18 (21.18%) SCCM
12 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (18.82%) Citrix
12 16 (18.82%) Linux
12 16 (18.82%) Clustering
13 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (16.47%) Degree
14 14 (16.47%) Migration
14 14 (16.47%) NetApp
14 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
14 14 (16.47%) HP
14 14 (16.47%) Unix
15 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
15 13 (15.29%) IIS
15 13 (15.29%) XML

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 18 (21.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (15.29%) IIS
5 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.88%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.35%) Apache
9 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.18%) CMS
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Siebel Analytics
2 4 (4.71%) Sage X3
2 4 (4.71%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) iSCSI
1 11 (12.94%) NetScaler
1 11 (12.94%) SAN
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.35%) Skype
3 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) VoIP
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.88%) MS Access
4 4 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.71%) DTS
4 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) Spotfire
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) QlikView
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 10 (11.76%) Front Office
4 7 (8.24%) Advertising
5 5 (5.88%) German Language
6 4 (4.71%) Retail
7 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.35%) French Language
8 2 (2.35%) Private Banking
9 1 (1.18%) Law
9 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Analyst
1 25 (29.41%) Developer
2 14 (16.47%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Applications Support
3 11 (12.94%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) VB Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.71%) C# Pricing Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Commercial Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Unix Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Unix Support
8 4 (4.71%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.65%) .NET
2 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
3 13 (15.29%) XML
4 12 (14.12%) HTML
4 12 (14.12%) jQuery
5 10 (11.76%) XSL
6 8 (9.41%) Web Services
7 7 (8.24%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.71%) CSS
10 4 (4.71%) D3.js
10 4 (4.71%) EDI
11 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.18%) WCF
12 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Clustering
2 11 (12.94%) HP StoreVirtual
3 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.71%) Reinsurance
7 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.18%) Derivative
8 1 (1.18%) Equities
8 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.29%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (16.47%) Unix
5 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) SDLC
2 14 (16.47%) Migration
3 13 (15.29%) Analytics
4 11 (12.94%) ITIL
4 11 (12.94%) MVC
4 11 (12.94%) Project Management
4 11 (12.94%) Security Patching
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (9.41%) Wealth Management
7 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Workflow
10 4 (4.71%) Data Transformation
10 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
10 4 (4.71%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.71%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (74.12%) SQL
2 24 (28.24%) C#
2 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.06%) PowerShell
4 21 (24.71%) Java
5 13 (15.29%) VBScript
6 10 (11.76%) Perl
7 9 (10.59%) Python
7 9 (10.59%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.24%) C++
9 5 (5.88%) VBA
10 4 (4.71%) R
10 4 (4.71%) VB6
11 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.18%) C
12 1 (1.18%) Ruby
12 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.71%) MCP
4 3 (3.53%) CCNA
4 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PMP
5 2 (2.35%) CCNP
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.71%) PMO
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (22.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.12%) XenApp
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) Xen
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (21.18%) SCCM
2 13 (15.29%) SCOM
3 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.35%) Control-M
4 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Citrix
3 14 (16.47%) HP
3 14 (16.47%) NetApp
4 13 (15.29%) Oracle
5 11 (12.94%) 3PAR
5 11 (12.94%) SolarWinds
6 9 (10.59%) Redback
7 7 (8.24%) Siebel
7 7 (8.24%) VMware
8 4 (4.71%) Alteryx
8 4 (4.71%) Cognos
8 4 (4.71%) IBM
8 4 (4.71%) jBASE
8 4 (4.71%) OpenText
8 4 (4.71%) Sage
8 4 (4.71%) Tableau
8 4 (4.71%) Talend
8 4 (4.71%) Temenos
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: From £42,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
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