Period
to 20 September 2018

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 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 213 188
Rank change year-on-year -32 -25 +104
Permanent jobs citing VB 97 116 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 1.14% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 2.02% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 82 97 148
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,791 5,738 7,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.67% 56.48% 57.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,183 5,247 6,635
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for VB.

1 68 (70.10%) SQL Server
2 60 (61.86%) C#
3 57 (58.76%) SQL
4 34 (35.05%) Finance
5 33 (34.02%) .NET
6 29 (29.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (27.84%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (27.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (24.74%) PowerShell
8 24 (24.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (24.74%) T-SQL
9 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
9 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Excel
10 22 (22.68%) Java
10 22 (22.68%) XML
11 19 (19.59%) VBA
11 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (18.56%) Unix
12 18 (18.56%) MVC
13 17 (17.53%) VBScript
13 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
14 16 (16.49%) Web Services
15 14 (14.43%) Law
15 14 (14.43%) Degree
15 14 (14.43%) Data Quality
15 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (14.43%) DevOps
16 13 (13.40%) REST
16 13 (13.40%) Visual Studio

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 11 (11.34%) NServiceBus
2 10 (10.31%) Apache
2 10 (10.31%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.22%) SAS
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.15%) CMS
6 4 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.03%) CICS
8 1 (1.03%) Confluence
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Minerva
1 2 (2.06%) Sentinel
1 2 (2.06%) Tesseract
2 1 (1.03%) HFM
2 1 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) IaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) HTTP
1 10 (10.31%) Internet
1 10 (10.31%) SMTP
1 10 (10.31%) SSH
1 10 (10.31%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (70.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (29.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (27.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (10.31%) Big Data
6 10 (10.31%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.22%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
12 2 (2.06%) DTS
12 2 (2.06%) Power BI
12 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (1.03%) DB2
13 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 24 (24.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (13.40%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.09%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) MSI
5 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.03%) Ant
6 1 (1.03%) Appium
6 1 (1.03%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.03%) JMeter
6 1 (1.03%) Maven
6 1 (1.03%) Selenium
6 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (35.05%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Law
3 10 (10.31%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) International Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Front Office
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (58.76%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) SQL Developer
3 29 (29.90%) Analyst
4 28 (28.87%) C# Developer
5 26 (26.80%) SQL Server Developer
6 16 (16.49%) Analyst Developer
7 14 (14.43%) .NET Developer
7 14 (14.43%) Backend Developer
7 14 (14.43%) SQL Analyst
8 11 (11.34%) Administrator
8 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Analyst
9 10 (10.31%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (10.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (9.28%) VB Developer
11 6 (6.19%) Technical Leader
12 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Developer Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) .NET
2 22 (22.68%) XML
3 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
3 16 (16.49%) Web Services
4 13 (13.40%) HTML
4 13 (13.40%) REST
5 12 (12.37%) SOAP
6 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (10.31%) LDAP
8 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.19%) jQuery
10 5 (5.15%) CSS
11 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.09%) Entity Framework
11 3 (3.09%) Spring
12 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.06%) FIXML
12 2 (2.06%) Software Packaging
13 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
13 1 (1.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Data Structures
2 8 (8.25%) Credit Risk
2 8 (8.25%) Market Risk
3 7 (7.22%) Fintech
4 4 (4.12%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.09%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Equities
7 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Unix
2 12 (12.37%) Linux
3 9 (9.28%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) AIX
4 6 (6.19%) HPUX
4 6 (6.19%) Solaris
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (18.56%) MVC
3 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.43%) DevOps
5 12 (12.37%) ETL
6 11 (11.34%) API Development
7 9 (9.28%) Analytics
7 9 (9.28%) Data Analytics
7 9 (9.28%) Data Management
7 9 (9.28%) Practice Management
7 9 (9.28%) Project Management
8 7 (7.22%) Change Management
8 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.19%) Data Governance
9 6 (6.19%) Data Integration
9 6 (6.19%) Data Lineage
9 6 (6.19%) Inmon Methodology
9 6 (6.19%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.86%) C#
2 57 (58.76%) SQL
3 24 (24.74%) PowerShell
3 24 (24.74%) T-SQL
4 22 (22.68%) Java
5 19 (19.59%) VBA
6 17 (17.53%) VBScript
7 11 (11.34%) C
7 11 (11.34%) Perl
7 11 (11.34%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.06%) C++
11 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.06%) VB6
12 1 (1.03%) COBOL
12 1 (1.03%) Groovy
12 1 (1.03%) Python
12 1 (1.03%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) ACCA
2 1 (1.03%) CIMA
2 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.03%) MCSE
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.03%) PMP
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.06%) XenApp
2 1 (1.03%) ACF2
2 1 (1.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.06%) SCCM
1 2 (2.06%) SCOM
1 2 (2.06%) SCOrch
1 2 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) Siebel
4 3 (3.09%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.06%) Citrix
5 2 (2.06%) Cognos
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Symantec
5 2 (2.06%) Tableau
6 1 (1.03%) Calypso
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.03%) Informatica
6 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.03%) Remedy
6 1 (1.03%) Splunk