Period
to 24 August 2019

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 24 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 283 263 226
Rank change year-on-year -20 -37 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 58 88 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.80% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 1.31% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 52 74 98
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £96,750 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 6,191 6,718 5,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.82% 61.03% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,500 6,093 5,227
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,300 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 24 August 2019.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, 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 44 (75.86%) SQL
2 37 (63.79%) SQL Server
3 35 (60.34%) VBA
4 33 (56.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (56.90%) Finance
5 25 (43.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (43.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (43.10%) .NET
6 22 (37.93%) ETL
7 20 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
7 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 19 (32.76%) T-SQL
9 17 (29.31%) Degree
9 17 (29.31%) Analytics
10 16 (27.59%) Windows
11 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
12 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (22.41%) OLAP
14 12 (20.69%) OLAP Cube
15 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (17.24%) XML
15 10 (17.24%) Unix
15 10 (17.24%) C#
16 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
17 8 (13.79%) Data Structures
17 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
17 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling

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 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Power Platform
2 2 (3.45%) Azure
3 1 (1.72%) AWS
3 1 (1.72%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (63.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (43.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (22.41%) OLAP
6 12 (20.69%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (5.17%) Power BI
10 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.72%) MS Access
11 1 (1.72%) MySQL
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) SQL Developer
3 19 (32.76%) SSRS Developer
4 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 14 (24.14%) SQL BI Developer
6 13 (22.41%) VBA Developer
7 12 (20.69%) Analyst
7 12 (20.69%) Excel Developer
7 12 (20.69%) Excel VBA Developer
8 10 (17.24%) SSAS Developer
9 9 (15.52%) SSIS Developer
10 7 (12.07%) Consultant
11 6 (10.34%) SQL Server BI Developer
11 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (8.62%) Technical Consultant
13 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
13 4 (6.90%) ETL Developer
14 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
14 3 (5.17%) C# Web Developer
14 3 (5.17%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) .NET
2 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (17.24%) XML
4 7 (12.07%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (12.07%) Regular Expression
5 3 (5.17%) .NET Core
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 3 (5.17%) FIXML
5 3 (5.17%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) jQuery
7 1 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.72%) HTML5
7 1 (1.72%) J2EE
7 1 (1.72%) Pyramid
7 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Data Structures
3 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.17%) Derivative
5 3 (5.17%) Equities
5 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (5.17%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.72%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Unix
3 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ETL
2 20 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (29.31%) Analytics
4 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.07%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (12.07%) Data Analytics
6 7 (12.07%) Data Management
6 7 (12.07%) E-Discovery
6 7 (12.07%) Machine Learning
6 7 (12.07%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
7 6 (10.34%) Data Validation
7 6 (10.34%) Validation
8 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.90%) System Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Cash Management
10 3 (5.17%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 44 (75.86%) SQL
2 35 (60.34%) VBA
3 19 (32.76%) T-SQL
4 10 (17.24%) C#
5 8 (13.79%) Perl
5 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
6 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.62%) Python
8 4 (6.90%) Java
9 3 (5.17%) R
9 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.45%) C
10 2 (3.45%) VBScript
11 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.72%) C++
11 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.72%) PHP
11 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.72%) Ruby
11 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) AWS Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
1 2 (3.45%) SCOM
1 2 (3.45%) SCOrch
1 2 (3.45%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.72%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.72%) Anaplan
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) Remedy
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Sun
4 1 (1.72%) Tableau