Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 204 222
Rank change year-on-year -36 +18 +35
Permanent jobs citing VB 110 120 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 1.17% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 2.05% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 94 106 107
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,625 £80,000 £73,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 6,930 5,840 6,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.08% 56.84% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,304 5,355 6,244
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +0.87%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 81 (73.64%) SQL Server
2 76 (69.09%) C#
3 70 (63.64%) SQL
4 39 (35.45%) T-SQL
5 37 (33.64%) Finance
6 36 (32.73%) .NET
7 33 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (26.36%) Microsoft Excel
10 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
10 26 (23.64%) VBA
11 25 (22.73%) PowerShell
12 22 (20.00%) Java
13 21 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (18.18%) MVC
15 19 (17.27%) XML
15 19 (17.27%) Unix
15 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (16.36%) Degree
16 18 (16.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (14.55%) .NET Framework
17 16 (14.55%) Data Quality
17 16 (14.55%) Oracle
18 15 (13.64%) Web Services
18 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (13.64%) Banking
19 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET
19 14 (12.73%) Law
19 14 (12.73%) DevOps

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 10 (9.09%) Apache
1 10 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.45%) CMS
2 6 (5.45%) SAS
3 5 (4.55%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.91%) CICS
5 1 (0.91%) Confluence
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (26.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Minerva
1 2 (1.82%) Sentinel
1 2 (1.82%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.09%) HTTP
2 10 (9.09%) Internet
2 10 (9.09%) SMTP
2 10 (9.09%) SSH
3 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (73.64%) SQL Server
2 33 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (16.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (11.82%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 9 (8.18%) Big Data
10 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (3.64%) NoSQL
13 4 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.82%) DTS
14 2 (1.82%) Power BI
14 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) JIRA
4 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.91%) Ant
5 1 (0.91%) Appium
5 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.91%) JMeter
5 1 (0.91%) Maven
5 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.91%) Selenium
5 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (33.64%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Banking
3 14 (12.73%) Law
4 5 (4.55%) International Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Front Office
6 2 (1.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) German Language
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (60.00%) Developer
2 46 (41.82%) SQL Developer
3 42 (38.18%) C# Developer
4 26 (23.64%) Analyst
5 25 (22.73%) SQL Server Developer
6 19 (17.27%) Backend Developer
7 14 (12.73%) Analyst Developer
8 12 (10.91%) .NET Developer
8 12 (10.91%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (10.00%) Administrator
9 11 (10.00%) VB Developer
10 10 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (8.18%) SSRS Analyst
11 9 (8.18%) SSRS Developer
11 9 (8.18%) T-SQL Developer
12 5 (4.55%) SSIS Analyst
12 5 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.73%) .NET
2 19 (17.27%) XML
3 16 (14.55%) .NET Framework
4 15 (13.64%) Web Services
5 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET
6 13 (11.82%) HTML
7 10 (9.09%) jQuery
7 10 (9.09%) LDAP
8 7 (6.36%) REST
9 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.45%) CSS
9 6 (5.45%) SOAP
10 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.64%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.64%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.64%) Spring
12 2 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (1.82%) FIXML
13 1 (0.91%) Ajax
13 1 (0.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 10 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 10 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 6 (5.45%) Fintech
4 4 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Unix
2 13 (11.82%) Windows
3 12 (10.91%) Linux
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.55%) AIX
5 5 (4.55%) HPUX
5 5 (4.55%) Solaris
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (18.18%) MVC
3 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.73%) DevOps
5 11 (10.00%) API Development
6 10 (9.09%) ETL
7 8 (7.27%) Analytics
7 8 (7.27%) Change Management
7 8 (7.27%) Data Analytics
7 8 (7.27%) Data Management
7 8 (7.27%) Project Management
8 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.36%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (6.36%) Practice Management
8 7 (6.36%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.36%) Scrum
9 6 (5.45%) ITIL
9 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.55%) Data Extraction
10 5 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.09%) C#
2 70 (63.64%) SQL
3 39 (35.45%) T-SQL
4 26 (23.64%) VBA
5 25 (22.73%) PowerShell
6 22 (20.00%) Java
7 13 (11.82%) Perl
8 11 (10.00%) C
8 11 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 10 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
10 8 (7.27%) VBScript
11 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
11 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.55%) VB6
13 3 (2.73%) C++
14 1 (0.91%) COBOL
14 1 (0.91%) Groovy
14 1 (0.91%) PHP
14 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.91%) ISEB
2 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.91%) MCSE
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.91%) PMP
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.55%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.45%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.82%) XenApp
2 1 (0.91%) ACF2
2 1 (0.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) SCOM
1 4 (3.64%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.82%) SCCM
2 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.91%) Ansible
3 1 (0.91%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) Cognos
3 5 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.73%) Citrix
5 3 (2.73%) Siebel
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) Symantec
6 2 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) Informatica
7 1 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.91%) Remedy
7 1 (0.91%) Splunk
7 1 (0.91%) Tableau