Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 215 257
Rank change year-on-year +13 +42 -67
Permanent jobs citing VB 119 132 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 1.96% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 148
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,125 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 5807 6723 9421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.89% 58.30% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5328 6205 8309
City of London median annual salary £60,500 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.31% +0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 (76.47%) SQL
2 78 (65.55%) Finance
3 75 (63.03%) SQL Server
4 64 (53.78%) C#
5 51 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 51 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 50 (42.02%) Windows
7 49 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 47 (39.50%) Degree
8 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
9 46 (38.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (37.82%) .NET
11 37 (31.09%) SharePoint
12 27 (22.69%) Microsoft Excel
12 27 (22.69%) XML
13 24 (20.17%) Investment Management
13 24 (20.17%) XSL
14 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET
14 23 (19.33%) VBScript
15 22 (18.49%) HTML
15 22 (18.49%) Crystal Reports
15 22 (18.49%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (18.49%) MVC
16 21 (17.65%) IIS
16 21 (17.65%) ITIL
16 21 (17.65%) Sybase
17 20 (16.81%) DevOps
17 20 (16.81%) VBA
17 20 (16.81%) jQuery
17 20 (16.81%) Mathematics

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 37 (31.09%) SharePoint
2 21 (17.65%) IIS
3 8 (6.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (6.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.20%) Apache
5 4 (3.36%) SAS
6 3 (2.52%) Apache TomEE
6 3 (2.52%) JBoss
6 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.68%) CMS
7 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.04%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.68%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.84%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) LDAP
2 4 (3.36%) Internet
3 3 (2.52%) FTP
3 3 (2.52%) HTTP
3 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.68%) Intranet
4 2 (1.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.84%) DHCP
5 1 (0.84%) DNS
5 1 (0.84%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.84%) VoIP
5 1 (0.84%) WAN
5 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (63.03%) SQL Server
2 49 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (38.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (18.49%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (18.49%) Crystal Reports
5 18 (15.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (9.24%) MySQL
6 11 (9.24%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.88%) Power BI
9 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (5.04%) OLAP
9 6 (5.04%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.68%) Siebel EIM
11 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (8.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.68%) AppScan
5 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (65.55%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Banking
3 17 (14.29%) Front Office
4 12 (10.08%) Advertising
5 8 (6.72%) Back Office
5 8 (6.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (43.70%) Developer
2 36 (30.25%) Analyst
3 26 (21.85%) .NET Developer
4 22 (18.49%) C# Developer
5 21 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
6 16 (13.45%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (12.61%) SQL Developer
8 14 (11.76%) VB Developer
9 13 (10.92%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (9.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (9.24%) OBIEE Specialist
10 11 (9.24%) OBIEE Support
10 11 (9.24%) Siebel Specialist
10 11 (9.24%) Support Specialist
11 10 (8.40%) T-SQL Developer
12 9 (7.56%) C# Programmer
12 9 (7.56%) Development Analyst
12 9 (7.56%) SQL Programmer
12 9 (7.56%) VB Analyst Programmer
12 9 (7.56%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.82%) .NET
2 27 (22.69%) XML
3 24 (20.17%) XSL
4 23 (19.33%) ASP.NET
5 22 (18.49%) HTML
6 20 (16.81%) jQuery
7 13 (10.92%) CSS
8 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (9.24%) Web Services
9 10 (8.40%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (6.72%) WinForms
11 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (5.04%) Entity Framework
11 6 (5.04%) WCF
12 5 (4.20%) JSP
13 3 (2.52%) CGI
13 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.52%) J2EE
13 3 (2.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Clustering
2 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.04%) e-Learning
4 6 (5.04%) Reinsurance
4 6 (5.04%) Replication
4 6 (5.04%) SCORM
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.02%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) Unix
3 9 (7.56%) Linux
4 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.20%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.52%) HPUX
7 3 (2.52%) Solaris
8 2 (1.68%) Android
8 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Investment Management
2 22 (18.49%) MVC
3 21 (17.65%) ITIL
4 20 (16.81%) DevOps
4 20 (16.81%) Mathematics
5 18 (15.13%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.61%) Portfolio Management
7 14 (11.76%) SDLC
8 13 (10.92%) Asset Management
8 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 13 (10.92%) Office Automation
9 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.08%) Data Analysis
10 11 (9.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (8.40%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.56%) Analytics
12 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.56%) CRM
12 9 (7.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (76.47%) SQL
2 64 (53.78%) C#
3 51 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
5 23 (19.33%) VBScript
6 20 (16.81%) VBA
7 15 (12.61%) PowerShell
8 13 (10.92%) Shell Script
8 13 (10.92%) VB6
9 10 (8.40%) Java
10 5 (4.20%) Perl
10 5 (4.20%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.36%) C++
11 4 (3.36%) MATLAB
11 4 (3.36%) Python
11 4 (3.36%) R
12 3 (2.52%) PHP
13 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.84%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 47 (39.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) CISM
2 2 (1.68%) MCP
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.68%) PMP
3 1 (0.84%) CISSP
3 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) QA
2 8 (6.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.52%) Basel III
4 2 (1.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.84%) vSphere
3 1 (0.84%) Xen
3 1 (0.84%) XenApp
3 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Perfmon
2 3 (2.52%) Ansible
2 3 (2.52%) Puppet
3 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.68%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) WMI
4 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.65%) Sybase
3 19 (15.97%) Siebel
4 8 (6.72%) Tableau
5 7 (5.88%) Oracle
6 6 (5.04%) Bloomberg
6 6 (5.04%) Calypso
6 6 (5.04%) Murex
6 6 (5.04%) Reuters
7 4 (3.36%) HP
7 4 (3.36%) VMware
8 3 (2.52%) Infragistics
8 3 (2.52%) Remedy
8 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.52%) Splunk
8 3 (2.52%) Sun
8 3 (2.52%) webMethods
9 2 (1.68%) Apple
9 2 (1.68%) Cisco
9 2 (1.68%) Xamarin