The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 260 230
Rank change year-on-year -90 -30  
Permanent jobs citing VB 731 1185 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 2.45% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 598 1037 1255
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 47186 48409 53816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 56.12% 53.10% 51.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39882 42440 46340
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in England

VB
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in England.

Salary trend for VB in England

VB
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in England

VB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -64 251 £50,000 - 30
South East -62 108 £40,000 -5.88% 20
North West -10 107 £40,000 +14.28% 14
West Midlands +7 84 £40,000 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -37 62 £35,000 +7.69% 15
South West -45 50 £38,500 -3.75% 9
East of England -53 30 £40,000 -9.09% 7
East Midlands -38 27 £42,500 +11.84% 3
North East +8 12 £35,000 -1.40% 1
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for VB.

1 931 (59.11%) .NET
2 850 (53.97%) SQL
3 835 (53.02%) C#
4 811 (51.49%) SQL Server
5 542 (34.41%) Microsoft
6 496 (31.49%) Windows
7 432 (27.43%) VB.NET
8 429 (27.24%) ASP.NET
9 414 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
10 347 (22.03%) HTML
11 316 (20.06%) Finance
12 315 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 309 (19.62%) Degree
14 302 (19.17%) MVC
15 248 (15.75%) VB6
16 239 (15.17%) Java
17 232 (14.73%) CSS
18 215 (13.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 207 (13.14%) Oracle
20 198 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
21 197 (12.51%) Microsoft Excel
22 196 (12.44%) PowerShell
23 189 (12.00%) C++
24 183 (11.62%) T-SQL
24 183 (11.62%) TDD
25 181 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
26 170 (10.79%) Scrum
26 170 (10.79%) VBScript
27 168 (10.67%) VBA
28 164 (10.41%) Linux

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 123 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 92 (5.84%) IIS
3 90 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 47 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
6 42 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 39 (2.48%) Apache
8 38 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (1.65%) Skype for Business
11 25 (1.59%) CMS
11 25 (1.59%) JBoss
12 20 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (1.21%) Tomcat
14 18 (1.14%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.89%) SAS
16 10 (0.63%) Apache TomEE
17 9 (0.57%) OpenEdge
18 7 (0.44%) WebLogic
18 7 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 197 (12.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 121 (7.68%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.32%) FileZilla
6 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.32%) Simulink
7 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.13%) ArcInfo
9 2 (0.13%) Mathcad
9 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.063%) Avid Media Composer
10 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.76%) Summit
3 11 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.44%) Sage X3
6 6 (0.38%) Relativity
6 6 (0.38%) Siebel Analytics
7 5 (0.32%) Primavera
8 4 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.19%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.13%) BASE24
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.13%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.063%) HFM
11 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.063%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.063%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (3.17%) Office 365
3 36 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.27%) SaaS
5 7 (0.44%) GitHub
6 5 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.32%) Trello
7 4 (0.25%) G Suite
7 4 (0.25%) Google Play
8 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.063%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.063%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.063%) IaaS
10 1 (0.063%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.94%) Internet
2 48 (3.05%) DNS
3 39 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 36 (2.29%) DHCP
5 26 (1.65%) Firewall
6 22 (1.40%) Broadband
6 22 (1.40%) Skype
7 21 (1.33%) FTP
7 21 (1.33%) Intranet
8 18 (1.14%) WAN
9 16 (1.02%) SAN
9 16 (1.02%) VPN
10 14 (0.89%) HTTP
10 14 (0.89%) iSCSI
10 14 (0.89%) LAN
11 11 (0.70%) Kerberos
11 11 (0.70%) LDAP
11 11 (0.70%) NetScaler
11 11 (0.70%) VoIP
12 7 (0.44%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (51.49%) SQL Server
2 154 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 138 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (8.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 112 (7.11%) MySQL
6 97 (6.16%) Relational Database
7 95 (6.03%) MS Access
8 86 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
9 74 (4.70%) SQL Server 2016
10 61 (3.87%) NoSQL
11 56 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 56 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 52 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
13 34 (2.16%) Power BI
14 28 (1.78%) MongoDB
14 28 (1.78%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.59%) Oracle Database
16 24 (1.52%) Hadoop
17 23 (1.46%) QlikView
18 21 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 146 (9.27%) Visual Studio
2 112 (7.11%) Subversion
3 96 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (4.89%) NUnit
5 69 (4.38%) Git (software)
6 42 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 40 (2.54%) MSTest
8 39 (2.48%) HP UFT
8 39 (2.48%) JIRA
9 37 (2.35%) Selenium
10 28 (1.78%) LoadRunner
11 26 (1.65%) TestComplete
12 18 (1.14%) Moq
12 18 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
13 17 (1.08%) SpecFlow
14 16 (1.02%) JMeter
15 14 (0.89%) Jenkins
16 13 (0.83%) TeamCity
17 12 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 11 (0.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 316 (20.06%) Finance
2 62 (3.94%) Retail
3 57 (3.62%) Electronics
3 57 (3.62%) Marketing
4 44 (2.79%) Legal
4 44 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 31 (1.97%) Games
7 24 (1.52%) Banking
8 22 (1.40%) Law
9 20 (1.27%) Automotive
10 18 (1.14%) Front Office
11 16 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.89%) Music Industry
12 14 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.83%) Advertising
14 11 (0.70%) Back Office
14 11 (0.70%) Billing
15 9 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 787 (49.97%) Developer
2 452 (28.70%) .NET Developer
3 242 (15.37%) Analyst
4 198 (12.57%) C# Developer
5 157 (9.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 156 (9.90%) SQL Developer
7 112 (7.11%) Software Developer
8 91 (5.78%) VB Developer
9 82 (5.21%) Support Analyst
10 68 (4.32%) SQL Analyst
11 65 (4.13%) VB.NET Developer
12 64 (4.06%) Senior Developer
13 59 (3.75%) Applications Support
14 57 (3.62%) .NET Software Developer
14 57 (3.62%) Applications Developer
15 54 (3.43%) Software Engineer
16 53 (3.37%) Agile .NET Developer
16 53 (3.37%) Agile Developer
16 53 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
16 53 (3.37%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 931 (59.11%) .NET
2 429 (27.24%) ASP.NET
3 347 (22.03%) HTML
4 232 (14.73%) CSS
5 215 (13.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 162 (10.29%) WCF
7 156 (9.90%) XML
8 154 (9.78%) .NET Framework
9 148 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 146 (9.27%) WinForms
11 133 (8.44%) Ajax
12 131 (8.32%) jQuery
13 123 (7.81%) WPF
14 120 (7.62%) HTML5
15 119 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 110 (6.98%) Web Services
17 100 (6.35%) AngularJS
18 76 (4.83%) LINQ
18 76 (4.83%) RESTful
19 68 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 181 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 83 (5.27%) Client/Server
4 75 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 41 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (2.10%) iPad
7 33 (2.10%) Tandem
8 29 (1.84%) User Experience
9 27 (1.71%) Clustering
10 25 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.14%) Fintech
13 17 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 15 (0.95%) Robotics
15 12 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (0.76%) PKI
16 11 (0.70%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.70%) N-Tier
17 9 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 496 (31.49%) Windows
2 164 (10.41%) Linux
3 158 (10.03%) Windows Server
4 121 (7.68%) Unix
5 102 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (4.83%) Windows 7
8 55 (3.49%) Android
9 49 (3.11%) Windows 10
10 47 (2.98%) Apple iOS
11 39 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (1.33%) Windows 8
13 20 (1.27%) Solaris
14 18 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.70%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.44%) VMS
17 7 (0.44%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.38%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (19.17%) MVC
3 198 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
4 183 (11.62%) TDD
5 170 (10.79%) Scrum
6 154 (9.78%) Web Application Development
7 153 (9.71%) Software Engineering
8 146 (9.27%) SDLC
9 138 (8.76%) Test Automation
10 131 (8.32%) ITIL
11 96 (6.10%) OO
12 93 (5.90%) BDD
13 86 (5.46%) Mathematics
14 80 (5.08%) Web Development
15 78 (4.95%) DevOps
16 76 (4.83%) E-Commerce
17 73 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
17 73 (4.63%) Unit Testing
18 72 (4.57%) Software Testing
19 68 (4.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 850 (53.97%) SQL
2 835 (53.02%) C#
3 432 (27.43%) VB.NET
4 315 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 248 (15.75%) VB6
6 239 (15.17%) Java
7 196 (12.44%) PowerShell
8 189 (12.00%) C++
9 183 (11.62%) T-SQL
10 170 (10.79%) VBScript
11 168 (10.67%) VBA
12 110 (6.98%) C
13 95 (6.03%) PHP
14 89 (5.65%) Python
15 83 (5.27%) PL/SQL
16 71 (4.51%) Perl
17 64 (4.06%) Ruby
18 35 (2.22%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.71%) Scala
20 23 (1.46%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 309 (19.62%) Degree
2 71 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 54 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (3.11%) SC Cleared
5 40 (2.54%) ISTQB
6 36 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 35 (2.22%) ISEB
8 28 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (1.46%) MCSE
10 19 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 18 (1.14%) MCSA
12 15 (0.95%) MCP
13 13 (0.83%) CCNA
14 12 (0.76%) ACCA
15 11 (0.70%) PhD
16 10 (0.63%) Master's Degree
16 10 (0.63%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.57%) PMP
17 9 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.83%) QA
2 55 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.71%) SLA
4 10 (0.63%) PMO
5 9 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.063%) FISMA
9 1 (0.063%) GAMP
9 1 (0.063%) GDPR
9 1 (0.063%) HL7
9 1 (0.063%) MiFID
9 1 (0.063%) NIST 800
System Software
1 158 (10.03%) Active Directory
2 65 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.97%) vSphere
4 29 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.84%) XenApp
5 26 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 20 (1.27%) Firmware
7 15 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
9 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.51%) Docker
11 7 (0.44%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.38%) UAG
13 5 (0.32%) NFS
13 5 (0.32%) vCloud
13 5 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.25%) XenServer
15 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 61 (3.87%) SCCM
2 35 (2.22%) SCOM
3 27 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (1.33%) Puppet
5 18 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 15 (0.95%) Opsview
7 14 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 13 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (0.76%) Ansible
9 12 (0.76%) vCenter Server
9 12 (0.76%) vMotion
10 10 (0.63%) WSUS
11 8 (0.51%) EnCase
11 8 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (0.51%) ZENworks
12 7 (0.44%) Malwarebytes
12 7 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 542 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 207 (13.14%) Oracle
3 89 (5.65%) VMware
4 87 (5.52%) HP
5 70 (4.44%) Citrix
6 50 (3.17%) SAP
7 38 (2.41%) Cisco
8 29 (1.84%) Tableau
9 23 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.33%) Dell
10 21 (1.33%) Symantec
11 20 (1.27%) IBM
11 20 (1.27%) Splunk
12 18 (1.14%) Xamarin
13 17 (1.08%) Google
14 16 (1.02%) 3PAR
14 16 (1.02%) Cognos
14 16 (1.02%) iManage
14 16 (1.02%) Siebel
15 15 (0.95%) Lotus
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Staff Finda ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + flexible working + pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £24213.08 - £28248.59 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus on call and flexible benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago