Period
to 30 October 2020

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 6 months to 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 485 443 448
Rank change year-on-year -42 +5 -71
Permanent jobs citing VB 197 846 1,051
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.24% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 175 737 950
Median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +3.45% -0.57%
10th Percentile £31,986 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,250
UK median annual salary £43,445 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.46% +5.88% -

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 27,226 68,142 85,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.35% 53.78% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 56,617 71,403
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £84,720
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.85%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VB in England

VB
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in England.

Salary trend for VB in England

VB
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 6 months to 30 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +91 62 £44,250 +4.12% 21
London +25 50 £60,000 +9.09% 15
South West +96 29 £37,013 -1.30% 12
Midlands +79 24 £42,500 - 17
North of England +25 24 £52,500 +40.00% 7
East Midlands +73 13 £42,500 +23.19% 5
Yorkshire +51 12 £52,500 +65.90% 1
West Midlands +83 11 £42,500 - 12
North West +57 11 £56,500 +41.25% 6
East of England +110 8 £42,500 -15.00% 7
North East +15 1 £30,250 -19.33%
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for VB.

1 128 (64.97%) C#
2 105 (53.30%) .NET
3 103 (52.28%) SQL Server
4 90 (45.69%) SQL
5 80 (40.61%) Microsoft
6 73 (37.06%) Windows
7 68 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (24.37%) PowerShell
9 44 (22.34%) Software Engineering
9 44 (22.34%) JavaScript
10 43 (21.83%) Azure
11 39 (19.80%) .NET Framework
12 38 (19.29%) Microsoft Excel
13 36 (18.27%) Java
14 35 (17.77%) OO
15 34 (17.26%) Windows Server
16 33 (16.75%) Web Services
17 32 (16.24%) SCCM
17 32 (16.24%) DevOps
18 31 (15.74%) Windows 10
18 31 (15.74%) VB.NET
18 31 (15.74%) Finance
19 30 (15.23%) WinForms
19 30 (15.23%) VB6
20 26 (13.20%) CSS
20 26 (13.20%) Office 365
21 25 (12.69%) C++
22 24 (12.18%) XML
22 24 (12.18%) MVC
23 23 (11.68%) Visual Studio

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 15 (7.61%) IIS
2 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.02%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.51%) Confluence
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (19.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (6.09%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.05%) Visualfiles
4 3 (1.52%) MoSes
5 2 (1.02%) SAP MII
5 2 (1.02%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.02%) SAP PP
5 2 (1.02%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.51%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.83%) Azure
2 26 (13.20%) Office 365
3 18 (9.14%) Power Platform
4 13 (6.60%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (4.57%) Power Automate
6 8 (4.06%) AWS
7 7 (3.55%) Serverless
8 6 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.54%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.54%) npm
10 4 (2.03%) GitHub
11 3 (1.52%) NuGet
12 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.51%) GCP
13 1 (0.51%) Route 53
13 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.61%) DHCP
1 15 (7.61%) DNS
2 10 (5.08%) LAN
2 10 (5.08%) WLAN
3 6 (3.05%) Internet
3 6 (3.05%) SAN
4 3 (1.52%) 2G
4 3 (1.52%) 3G
4 3 (1.52%) 4G
4 3 (1.52%) 5G
4 3 (1.52%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (1.52%) UTRAN
4 3 (1.52%) VoIP
4 3 (1.52%) VPN
4 3 (1.52%) WebEx
5 2 (1.02%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.02%) Network Security
5 2 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (52.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (8.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.11%) MySQL
6 12 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (5.58%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (5.08%) MS Access
9 8 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.05%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.54%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (2.54%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.54%) Power BI
12 4 (2.03%) ActiveReports
13 3 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
14 1 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 23 (11.68%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (5.58%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.55%) JIRA
7 4 (2.03%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.03%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (2.03%) Zephyr
8 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.52%) GitLab
8 3 (1.52%) Subversion
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.51%) Hudson
10 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.51%) Selenium
10 1 (0.51%) tSQLt
General
1 31 (15.74%) Finance
2 11 (5.58%) Games
3 8 (4.06%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.55%) Banking
5 6 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.02%) Military
6 2 (1.02%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Front Office
7 1 (0.51%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (48.22%) Developer
2 39 (19.80%) Software Developer
3 27 (13.71%) Analyst
4 25 (12.69%) Software Engineer
5 22 (11.17%) C# Developer
6 16 (8.12%) C# Software Engineer
7 14 (7.11%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (6.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 12 (6.09%) .NET Developer
9 12 (6.09%) CRM Developer
9 12 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 11 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.58%) Wintel Engineer
11 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Engineer
12 9 (4.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.57%) Azure Engineer
12 9 (4.57%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.55%) Lead Developer
14 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 6 (3.05%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (53.30%) .NET
2 39 (19.80%) .NET Framework
3 33 (16.75%) Web Services
4 30 (15.23%) WinForms
5 26 (13.20%) CSS
6 24 (12.18%) XML
7 22 (11.17%) Entity Framework
8 19 (9.64%) ASP.NET
8 19 (9.64%) HTML
9 17 (8.63%) .NET Core
10 13 (6.60%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.09%) jQuery
12 11 (5.58%) WPF
13 10 (5.08%) React
14 7 (3.55%) CSS3
14 7 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (3.05%) HTML5
15 6 (3.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.17%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (9.64%) Algorithms
3 19 (9.64%) Data Structures
4 15 (7.61%) Driving Licence
4 15 (7.61%) LIMS
5 11 (5.58%) PlayStation
6 10 (5.08%) CMDB
6 10 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.02%) PKI
9 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.51%) Life Science
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.51%) Optoelectronics
10 1 (0.51%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 73 (37.06%) Windows
2 34 (17.26%) Windows Server
3 31 (15.74%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.55%) Linux
4 7 (3.55%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.03%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (1.52%) Android
7 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.52%) Unix
8 2 (1.02%) CentOS
8 2 (1.02%) Fedora
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.34%) Software Engineering
3 35 (17.77%) OO
4 32 (16.24%) DevOps
5 24 (12.18%) MVC
6 22 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (10.66%) Computer Science
8 20 (10.15%) Workflow
9 19 (9.64%) SDLC
10 18 (9.14%) Change Control
10 18 (9.14%) Information Management
11 17 (8.63%) OOD
11 17 (8.63%) TDD
12 16 (8.12%) Analytics
13 15 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (7.61%) CRM
14 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (7.11%) Configuration Management
15 13 (6.60%) OOP
16 12 (6.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 128 (64.97%) C#
2 90 (45.69%) SQL
3 48 (24.37%) PowerShell
4 44 (22.34%) JavaScript
5 36 (18.27%) Java
6 31 (15.74%) VB.NET
7 30 (15.23%) VB6
8 25 (12.69%) C++
9 18 (9.14%) T-SQL
10 17 (8.63%) Python
11 13 (6.60%) VBA
12 10 (5.08%) VBScript
13 5 (2.54%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.54%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.52%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.52%) PHP
14 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.02%) C
15 2 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (10.15%) Degree
2 15 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.54%) HND
5 4 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.03%) ISEB
5 4 (2.03%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) HNC
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CISSP
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.57%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.11%) Docker
3 14 (7.11%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (5.58%) VMware Server
5 10 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.52%) XenApp
6 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.51%) Firmware
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (16.24%) SCCM
2 13 (6.60%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 10 (5.08%) WSUS
4 6 (3.05%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) SCOM
5 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (40.61%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.66%) VMware
3 18 (9.14%) Oracle
4 9 (4.57%) Citrix
5 6 (3.05%) Talend
6 5 (2.54%) Cisco
6 5 (2.54%) SAP
7 4 (2.03%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.52%) Apple
8 3 (1.52%) BT
8 3 (1.52%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.52%) Huawei
8 3 (1.52%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.52%) Nokia
8 3 (1.52%) Telerik
9 2 (1.02%) HP
9 2 (1.02%) IFS
9 2 (1.02%) Remedy
9 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.51%) ABBYY