Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 219 228
Rank change year-on-year -32 +9 +25
Permanent jobs citing VB 87 117 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.13% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.96% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 75 106 96
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% -3.81%
10th Percentile £33,750 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £74,000 £75,000 £74,375
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

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 6,435 5,984 6,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.92% 57.78% 58.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,862 5,403 5,710
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,750 £40,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for VB.

1 68 (78.16%) SQL Server
2 59 (67.82%) C#
3 57 (65.52%) SQL
4 34 (39.08%) T-SQL
5 31 (35.63%) Finance
6 30 (34.48%) .NET
7 25 (28.74%) VBA
8 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
8 24 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (20.69%) Windows
12 16 (18.39%) Java
12 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
13 15 (17.24%) Oracle
13 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
14 14 (16.09%) Banking
15 13 (14.94%) Degree
15 13 (14.94%) HTML
15 13 (14.94%) MVC
15 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (13.79%) VB.NET
16 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (13.79%) .NET Framework
17 11 (12.64%) jQuery
17 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (12.64%) Data Quality
17 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
18 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008

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 6 (6.90%) CMS
2 4 (4.60%) SAS
2 4 (4.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) CICS
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Aareon QL
1 1 (1.15%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.15%) Lawson
1 1 (1.15%) Minerva
1 1 (1.15%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (1.15%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (1.15%) OPENHousing
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.15%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.15%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.15%) Tesseract
1 1 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.45%) Office 365
4 2 (2.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) DHCP
2 3 (3.45%) DNS
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.30%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) VLAN
3 2 (2.30%) VoIP
3 2 (2.30%) VPN
3 2 (2.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) Skype
4 1 (1.15%) SMTP
4 1 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (78.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (27.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (22.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.05%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.60%) Big Data
9 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.30%) DTS
11 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Law
4 5 (5.75%) International Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (60.92%) Developer
2 39 (44.83%) SQL Developer
3 35 (40.23%) C# Developer
4 21 (24.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 19 (21.84%) Backend Developer
6 18 (20.69%) Analyst
7 10 (11.49%) .NET Developer
8 8 (9.20%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Server Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) SSRS Developer
9 6 (6.90%) VB Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.75%) SSRS Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) T-SQL Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) .NET
2 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 13 (14.94%) HTML
4 12 (13.79%) .NET Framework
5 11 (12.64%) jQuery
6 9 (10.34%) XML
7 6 (6.90%) CSS
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.60%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.60%) Spring
9 4 (4.60%) Web Services
10 3 (3.45%) REST
10 3 (3.45%) SOAP
11 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (2.30%) FIXML
12 1 (1.15%) HTML5
12 1 (1.15%) LDAP
12 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Credit Risk
1 8 (9.20%) Data Structures
1 8 (9.20%) Market Risk
2 5 (5.75%) Fintech
3 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.20%) Unix
5 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.45%) AIX
6 3 (3.45%) HPUX
6 3 (3.45%) Solaris
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.30%) Linux
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.94%) MVC
2 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.20%) Change Management
4 8 (9.20%) ITIL
4 8 (9.20%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
5 7 (8.05%) Data Analysis
5 7 (8.05%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (8.05%) Project Management
5 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.90%) Analytics
6 6 (6.90%) CRM
6 6 (6.90%) Data Analytics
6 6 (6.90%) Data Management
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Scrum
6 6 (6.90%) Web Development
7 5 (5.75%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.82%) C#
2 57 (65.52%) SQL
3 34 (39.08%) T-SQL
4 25 (28.74%) VBA
5 16 (18.39%) Java
5 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
6 12 (13.79%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.90%) VB6
7 6 (6.90%) VBScript
8 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.60%) Perl
9 3 (3.45%) C++
9 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) PHP
10 2 (2.30%) Python
11 1 (1.15%) AWK
11 1 (1.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) CCA
2 1 (1.15%) CCAA
2 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ISEB
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.15%) MCITP
2 1 (1.15%) MCSE
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.90%) QA
3 5 (5.75%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.45%) XenApp
2 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) ACF2
3 1 (1.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCOM
1 6 (6.90%) SCOrch
2 5 (5.75%) SCCM
3 4 (4.60%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.30%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.15%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) ServiceNow
4 6 (6.90%) Cognos
5 4 (4.60%) Citrix
5 4 (4.60%) Sitecore
5 4 (4.60%) Symantec
5 4 (4.60%) VMware
6 3 (3.45%) Siebel
7 2 (2.30%) Altiris
7 2 (2.30%) Splunk
8 1 (1.15%) Aareon
8 1 (1.15%) Capita
8 1 (1.15%) Castleton
8 1 (1.15%) Civica
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) Infor
8 1 (1.15%) Northgate
8 1 (1.15%) Orchard
8 1 (1.15%) SAP