Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 222 260 294
Rank change year-on-year +38 +34 -44
Permanent jobs citing VB 14 19 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.46% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 31
10th Percentile " £50,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,625 £51,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +44.44% -10.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £86,250 £48,875
90th Percentile £72,750 £93,000 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £63,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.73% +41.67% -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 3,137 4,109 6,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.56% 55.99% 61.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,887 3,669 5,601
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £106,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VB as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for VB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Bitbucket
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 4 (28.57%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) Reinsurance
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (21.43%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Azure
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (14.29%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Power Platform
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Logic Apps
3 1 (7.14%) Power Automate
3 1 (7.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Power BI
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Bitbucket
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (7.14%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Systems Developer
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (7.14%) Consultant
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Head of Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (7.14%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Reinsurance
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Analytics
1 4 (28.57%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (7.14%) Server Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware