Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 249 212
Rank change year-on-year +12 -37 +68
Permanent jobs citing VB 105 85 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 0.82% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 1.44% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102 81 144
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £38,425
90th Percentile £79,500 £75,000 £71,250
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% -0.95% +5.00%

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 6,467 5,894 7,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.80% 56.89% 55.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,779 5,376 6,887
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 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 84 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (73.33%) SQL
3 76 (72.38%) Finance
4 43 (40.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
6 38 (36.19%) Data Management
6 38 (36.19%) Data Quality
7 37 (35.24%) C#
8 35 (33.33%) Data Analysis
9 34 (32.38%) Power BI
10 33 (31.43%) Windows
11 27 (25.71%) VBScript
12 26 (24.76%) .NET
12 26 (24.76%) ITIL
13 25 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (21.90%) XML
16 22 (20.95%) Siebel
16 22 (20.95%) QA
16 22 (20.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (20.00%) T-SQL
17 21 (20.00%) ISEB
18 20 (19.05%) VBA
18 20 (19.05%) MS Visio
19 19 (18.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 19 (18.10%) Analytics
20 18 (17.14%) Data Analytics

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 8 (7.62%) IIS
2 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.76%) SAS
4 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) CICS
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
5 1 (0.95%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (40.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 14 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) HFM
1 1 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.95%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Firewall
1 3 (2.86%) FTP
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
2 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (32.38%) Power BI
3 24 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (22.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (16.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (11.43%) Siebel EIM
7 8 (7.62%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (7.62%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.81%) Big Data
9 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.95%) DB2
11 1 (0.95%) Essbase
11 1 (0.95%) MySQL
11 1 (0.95%) OLAP
11 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (18.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 3 (2.86%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.95%) MSI
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (72.38%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Banking
3 11 (10.48%) Front Office
4 7 (6.67%) Advertising
4 7 (6.67%) Back Office
5 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Law
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Analyst
2 26 (24.76%) Data Analyst
3 25 (23.81%) Developer
4 20 (19.05%) Data Quality Analyst
4 20 (19.05%) Quality Analyst
5 14 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
6 13 (12.38%) .NET Developer
6 13 (12.38%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.62%) OBIEE Specialist
7 8 (7.62%) OBIEE Support
7 8 (7.62%) Siebel Specialist
7 8 (7.62%) Support Specialist
8 7 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) VB Developer
8 7 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
8 7 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Development Analyst
9 6 (5.71%) Systems Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.76%) .NET
2 23 (21.90%) XML
3 18 (17.14%) HTML
4 14 (13.33%) XSL
5 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET
6 11 (10.48%) Web Services
7 10 (9.52%) jQuery
8 7 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.67%) WinForms
9 6 (5.71%) CSS
10 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (4.76%) WCF
11 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.81%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.90%) REST
13 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.95%) JSON
13 1 (0.95%) MDX
13 1 (0.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 11 (10.48%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.62%) Clustering
5 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.76%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.76%) Market Risk
6 4 (3.81%) Derivative
6 4 (3.81%) e-Learning
6 4 (3.81%) Fintech
6 4 (3.81%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.81%) SCORM
7 3 (2.86%) Equities
7 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.95%) PKI
8 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.43%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Unix
3 4 (3.81%) AIX
3 4 (3.81%) HPUX
3 4 (3.81%) Solaris
3 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.86%) VMS
5 2 (1.90%) Linux
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Data Management
2 35 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 26 (24.76%) ITIL
4 25 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (18.10%) Analytics
7 18 (17.14%) Data Analytics
8 17 (16.19%) SDLC
9 16 (15.24%) Line Management
10 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 13 (12.38%) Change Control
11 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (12.38%) MVC
11 13 (12.38%) Test Automation
12 12 (11.43%) Creative Thinking
12 12 (11.43%) Reverse Engineering
12 12 (11.43%) TOGAF
13 11 (10.48%) Business Analysis
14 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
15 9 (8.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (73.33%) SQL
2 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
3 37 (35.24%) C#
4 27 (25.71%) VBScript
5 21 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 20 (19.05%) VBA
7 11 (10.48%) Java
8 9 (8.57%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.62%) VB6
10 6 (5.71%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.81%) C
11 4 (3.81%) C++
12 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.95%) COBOL
14 1 (0.95%) Perl
14 1 (0.95%) PL/1
14 1 (0.95%) Python
14 1 (0.95%) REXX
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) ISEB
2 16 (15.24%) Degree
3 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.90%) PMP
5 1 (0.95%) ACCA
5 1 (0.95%) CIMA
5 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.95%) MCITP
5 1 (0.95%) MCP
5 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.95%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (36.19%) Data Quality
2 22 (20.95%) QA
3 9 (8.57%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.90%) SLA
5 1 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) ACF2
2 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.95%) RACF
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.95%) vSphere
2 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.86%) Control-M
3 1 (0.95%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.95%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.95%) vMotion
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.95%) Siebel
3 15 (14.29%) Tableau
4 13 (12.38%) HP
4 13 (12.38%) Oracle
5 9 (8.57%) Sybase
6 3 (2.86%) Remedy
6 3 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) Altiris
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix
7 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.95%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.95%) Wyse