Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 266 277 237
Rank change year-on-year +11 -40 +19
Permanent jobs citing VB 29 57 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.55% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.89% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 105
Median annual salary £62,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £50,000 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £76,250 £71,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -9.09%

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 4,896 6,432 6,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 55.67% 62.02% 59.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,339 5,770 5,721
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £39,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) VBA
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (37.93%) C#
5 11 (37.93%) Python
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) DevOps
7 9 (31.03%) C
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle
8 8 (27.59%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (24.14%) MS Access
9 7 (24.14%) VBScript
9 7 (24.14%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
10 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
10 6 (20.69%) DB2
10 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
10 6 (20.69%) C++
10 6 (20.69%) ETL
10 6 (20.69%) JIRA
11 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
11 5 (17.24%) Migration
11 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
11 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence

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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) CICS
3 1 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) BlazeMeter
1 3 (10.34%) Power Platform
2 2 (6.90%) Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (24.14%) MS Access
3 6 (20.69%) DB2
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.79%) Big Data
5 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (10.34%) Power BI
7 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.90%) PowerPivot
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) eggPlant
3 3 (10.34%) JMeter
3 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
3 3 (10.34%) MSI
3 3 (10.34%) Postman
3 3 (10.34%) REST Assured
3 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.34%) The Grinder
4 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Database Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps
3 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (20.69%) ETL
4 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Project Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Six Sigma
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) VBA
4 11 (37.93%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) Python
5 9 (31.03%) C
6 7 (24.14%) VBScript
7 6 (20.69%) C++
7 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
7 6 (20.69%) VB.NET
8 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
8 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.34%) R
9 3 (10.34%) VB6
10 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.45%) COBOL
10 1 (3.45%) Perl
10 1 (3.45%) PHP
10 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) IIBA
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) ACF2
3 1 (3.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Blue Prism
2 5 (17.24%) Xceptor
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Ivanti
5 2 (6.90%) Wyse
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec