Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 267 277
Rank change year-on-year +68 +10 -45
Permanent jobs citing VB 27 34 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.68% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 58
Median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £40,625 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £110,250 £90,000 £69,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% +10.00%

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 3,043 5,036 6,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 64.58% 55.84% 62.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,788 4,479 5,941
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,974 £40,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 (70.37%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Python
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Azure
5 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) SCCM
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
8 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
8 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
9 6 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (22.22%) Banking
9 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (18.52%) Ansible
10 5 (18.52%) Bitbucket
10 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) Analytics
11 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (14.81%) 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Azure
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (3.70%) Logic Apps
5 1 (3.70%) Power Automate
5 1 (3.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) Power BI
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Bitbucket
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) GitLab
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (22.22%) Banking
1 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Insurance Systems Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Power BI Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Python Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) WSH
4 1 (3.70%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.70%) Dask
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) NumPy
4 1 (3.70%) SciPy
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) Reinsurance
2 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
1 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
2 6 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Project Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Architecture Roadmap
6 1 (3.70%) Availability Management
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Gathering
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (3.70%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Java
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.70%) R
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.70%) Perforce
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat