Period
to 18 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 249 207
Rank change year-on-year -7 -42 +71
Permanent jobs citing VB 99 87 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 0.85% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 1.48% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 87 78 143
City of London median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £36,350
90th Percentile £79,250 £87,500 £74,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 6,783 5,859 7,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.80% 56.92% 56.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,148 5,303 6,982
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 74 (74.75%) SQL Server
2 67 (67.68%) SQL
3 52 (52.53%) Finance
4 42 (42.42%) C#
5 38 (38.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 33 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (32.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
7 32 (32.32%) Data Quality
8 29 (29.29%) Data Management
9 28 (28.28%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (28.28%) .NET
10 24 (24.24%) VBA
10 24 (24.24%) Data Analysis
10 24 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (24.24%) Power BI
11 23 (23.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (22.22%) T-SQL
13 21 (21.21%) VBScript
13 21 (21.21%) XML
13 21 (21.21%) Windows
13 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
14 20 (20.20%) Data Analytics
14 20 (20.20%) Analytics
15 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (18.18%) Web Services
17 17 (17.17%) Data Structures
17 17 (17.17%) Unix
17 17 (17.17%) HTML
17 17 (17.17%) Java

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 (10.10%) NServiceBus
2 9 (9.09%) Apache
2 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.07%) SAS
4 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.01%) CICS
6 1 (1.01%) Confluence
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (38.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (14.14%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) HFM
1 1 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.01%) Minerva
1 1 (1.01%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.01%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) HTTP
1 9 (9.09%) Internet
1 9 (9.09%) SMTP
1 9 (9.09%) SSH
1 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (74.75%) SQL Server
2 33 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (32.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (24.24%) Power BI
4 24 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.09%) Big Data
7 8 (8.08%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (7.07%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.02%) Siebel EIM
12 1 (1.01%) Essbase
12 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (3.03%) MSI
6 2 (2.02%) JIRA
7 1 (1.01%) Ant
7 1 (1.01%) Appium
7 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.01%) JMeter
7 1 (1.01%) Maven
7 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.01%) Selenium
7 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (52.53%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Banking
3 11 (11.11%) Law
4 4 (4.04%) Back Office
4 4 (4.04%) Front Office
4 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) Developer
2 35 (35.35%) Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
4 17 (17.17%) SQL Developer
5 16 (16.16%) C# Developer
6 15 (15.15%) .NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Data Analyst
7 14 (14.14%) Analyst Developer
8 10 (10.10%) Administrator
8 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (10.10%) VB Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Data Quality Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Excel Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) .NET
2 21 (21.21%) XML
3 18 (18.18%) Web Services
4 17 (17.17%) HTML
5 15 (15.15%) .NET Framework
6 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (11.11%) REST
8 10 (10.10%) SOAP
9 9 (9.09%) LDAP
10 6 (6.06%) CSS
11 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
12 4 (4.04%) jQuery
12 4 (4.04%) WCF
12 4 (4.04%) WinForms
12 4 (4.04%) XSL
13 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.03%) Entity Framework
14 2 (2.02%) Ajax
14 2 (2.02%) Software Packaging
15 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Data Structures
2 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.06%) Credit Risk
3 6 (6.06%) Fintech
3 6 (6.06%) Market Risk
4 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) e-Learning
5 3 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) SCORM
6 2 (2.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Equities
7 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) PKI
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Windows
2 17 (17.17%) Unix
3 12 (12.12%) Linux
4 6 (6.06%) AIX
4 6 (6.06%) HPUX
4 6 (6.06%) Solaris
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) Data Management
2 28 (28.28%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (24.24%) Data Analysis
4 20 (20.20%) Analytics
4 20 (20.20%) Data Analytics
5 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (15.15%) Data Modelling
7 13 (13.13%) DevOps
8 12 (12.12%) Creative Thinking
8 12 (12.12%) MVC
8 12 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
9 10 (10.10%) ETL
9 10 (10.10%) Line Management
10 9 (9.09%) API Development
11 8 (8.08%) ITIL
11 8 (8.08%) Project Management
12 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.06%) Data Governance
13 6 (6.06%) Data Integration
13 6 (6.06%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.68%) SQL
2 42 (42.42%) C#
3 24 (24.24%) VBA
4 22 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
5 21 (21.21%) VBScript
6 17 (17.17%) Java
7 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 12 (12.12%) Shell Script
9 10 (10.10%) C
9 10 (10.10%) Perl
10 7 (7.07%) Bash Shell
11 6 (6.06%) VB6
12 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.01%) C++
14 1 (1.01%) COBOL
14 1 (1.01%) PL/1
14 1 (1.01%) Python
14 1 (1.01%) REXX
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Degree
2 10 (10.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.01%) ACCA
3 1 (1.01%) CIMA
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.01%) MCSE
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.01%) PMP
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (32.32%) Data Quality
2 8 (8.08%) QA
3 4 (4.04%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.01%) ACF2
3 1 (1.01%) Docker
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) RACF
3 1 (1.01%) vSphere
3 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) Ansible
2 1 (1.01%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.01%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.16%) Tableau
3 12 (12.12%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Siebel
5 4 (4.04%) VMware
6 3 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) IBM
7 2 (2.02%) Sybase
8 1 (1.01%) Altiris
8 1 (1.01%) Calypso
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.01%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.01%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.01%) Wyse