Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 271 255
Rank change year-on-year +52 -16 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 8 60 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.59% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.98% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 54 84
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £39,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £74,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -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 2,801 6,130 6,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.99% 60.48% 61.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,465 5,464 6,065
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,350
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VB as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) JMeter
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Gherkin

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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) eggPlant
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (37.50%) Postman
1 3 (37.50%) REST Assured
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
1 3 (37.50%) The Grinder
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Project Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Epics
3 1 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Insurtech
3 1 (12.50%) Product Roadmap
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) R
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy