Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 229 237
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 118 112 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 1.05% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 1.80% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 107 96 125
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% -3.81% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £74,375 £67,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% 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 6,031 6,209 7,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.78% 58.10% 55.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,445 5,715 7,051
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VB.

1 91 (77.12%) SQL
2 85 (72.03%) Finance
3 78 (66.10%) SQL Server
4 63 (53.39%) Microsoft
5 62 (52.54%) C#
6 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
7 46 (38.98%) T-SQL
8 44 (37.29%) Windows
9 39 (33.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (32.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (32.20%) Degree
11 36 (30.51%) .NET
12 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Excel
13 28 (23.73%) XML
14 27 (22.88%) Crystal Reports
14 27 (22.88%) SharePoint
15 26 (22.03%) ITIL
15 26 (22.03%) Investment Management
16 25 (21.19%) XSL
16 25 (21.19%) BusinessObjects
17 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
17 24 (20.34%) VBScript
18 22 (18.64%) Sybase
18 22 (18.64%) Siebel
18 22 (18.64%) SDLC
19 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET
19 20 (16.95%) MVC
19 20 (16.95%) DevOps
20 19 (16.10%) Shell Script
20 19 (16.10%) VSS/SourceSafe

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 27 (22.88%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.56%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) SAS
3 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (20.34%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (9.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) FTP
2 2 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) DHCP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 39 (33.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (32.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (22.88%) Crystal Reports
5 25 (21.19%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (11.86%) Power BI
7 10 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (8.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (8.47%) Siebel EIM
8 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
9 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.39%) MySQL
11 4 (3.39%) OLAP
11 4 (3.39%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.85%) QlikView
13 1 (0.85%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (16.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.54%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.54%) JIRA
4 2 (1.69%) AppScan
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (72.03%) Finance
2 18 (15.25%) Front Office
3 13 (11.02%) Banking
4 11 (9.32%) Advertising
5 9 (7.63%) Back Office
6 4 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (38.14%) Developer
2 42 (35.59%) Analyst
3 21 (17.80%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.80%) SQL Analyst
4 20 (16.95%) C# Developer
5 16 (13.56%) Systems Analyst
6 15 (12.71%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (12.71%) VB Developer
7 13 (11.02%) SQL Developer
8 12 (10.17%) Development Analyst
9 11 (9.32%) Data Analyst
9 11 (9.32%) Data Quality Analyst
9 11 (9.32%) Quality Analyst
10 10 (8.47%) OBIEE Specialist
10 10 (8.47%) OBIEE Support
10 10 (8.47%) Siebel Specialist
10 10 (8.47%) Support Specialist
11 9 (7.63%) Analyst Programmer
11 9 (7.63%) Programmer
11 9 (7.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.51%) .NET
2 28 (23.73%) XML
3 25 (21.19%) XSL
4 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET
5 18 (15.25%) HTML
6 17 (14.41%) jQuery
7 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (7.63%) Web Services
8 9 (7.63%) WinForms
9 8 (6.78%) CSS
10 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.24%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (3.39%) Entity Framework
12 4 (3.39%) WCF
13 3 (2.54%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.54%) NHibernate
14 2 (1.69%) JSP
14 2 (1.69%) OAuth
14 2 (1.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Clustering
2 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.39%) e-Learning
4 4 (3.39%) Reinsurance
4 4 (3.39%) SCORM
5 3 (2.54%) Derivative
5 3 (2.54%) Equities
5 3 (2.54%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.29%) Windows
2 19 (16.10%) Unix
3 3 (2.54%) HPUX
3 3 (2.54%) VMS
4 2 (1.69%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) Investment Management
1 26 (22.03%) ITIL
2 22 (18.64%) SDLC
3 20 (16.95%) DevOps
3 20 (16.95%) MVC
4 19 (16.10%) Mathematics
5 18 (15.25%) Portfolio Management
6 17 (14.41%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (14.41%) Data Analysis
6 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
7 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (13.56%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 16 (13.56%) Office Automation
8 13 (11.02%) Asset Management
8 13 (11.02%) Data Management
9 11 (9.32%) Front End Development
10 10 (8.47%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (8.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 91 (77.12%) SQL
2 62 (52.54%) C#
3 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 46 (38.98%) T-SQL
5 24 (20.34%) VBScript
6 19 (16.10%) Shell Script
7 13 (11.02%) VB6
8 12 (10.17%) VBA
9 6 (5.08%) Java
10 5 (4.24%) C++
11 3 (2.54%) C
11 3 (2.54%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.54%) R
12 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (32.20%) Degree
2 11 (9.32%) ISEB
3 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.69%) CISM
4 2 (1.69%) MCP
4 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) CISSP
5 1 (0.85%) MCITP
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.41%) QA
2 13 (11.02%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.24%) Solvency II
4 3 (2.54%) Basel III
5 2 (1.69%) COBIT
6 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.54%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.54%) Control-M
3 1 (0.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 63 (53.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.64%) Siebel
2 22 (18.64%) Sybase
3 11 (9.32%) HP
4 8 (6.78%) Oracle
5 3 (2.54%) Infragistics
5 3 (2.54%) Remedy
5 3 (2.54%) Tableau
5 3 (2.54%) webMethods
6 2 (1.69%) Apple
6 2 (1.69%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) VMware
6 2 (1.69%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.85%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.85%) Calypso
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Dell KACE
7 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.85%) Murex
7 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow