Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 531 485 472
Rank change year-on-year -46 -13 -28
Permanent jobs citing VB 579 277 688
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 0.82% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 313 220 591
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,563 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,000 £71,375 £68,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 59,891 33,919 62,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.11% 58.00% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39,793 29,262 52,810
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
North of England +13 178 £40,000 -8.57% 15
London -134 154 £60,000 - 24
North West +21 133 £40,000 -5.88% 9
South East -50 128 £45,000 +4.65% 9
Yorkshire -49 44 £38,500 -17.20% 3
East of England -71 42 £42,500 - 7
Midlands -114 31 £40,000 - 18
South West -64 22 £47,500 +18.75% 7
West Midlands -72 21 £40,000 - 10
East Midlands -62 10 £47,500 +27.52% 8
North East -27 1 £35,000 -22.22% 3
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 359 (62.00%) C#
2 298 (51.47%) .NET
3 278 (48.01%) SQL Server
4 268 (46.29%) SQL
5 239 (41.28%) Microsoft
6 229 (39.55%) Azure
7 219 (37.82%) JavaScript
8 177 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
9 166 (28.67%) Windows
10 162 (27.98%) Python
11 135 (23.32%) DevOps
12 134 (23.14%) VB6
13 133 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
14 132 (22.80%) PowerShell
15 118 (20.38%) Analytics
16 103 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
17 99 (17.10%) Web Development
18 92 (15.89%) .NET Core
19 91 (15.72%) jQuery
19 91 (15.72%) AWS
20 90 (15.54%) ASP.NET
21 87 (15.03%) Microsoft Excel
21 87 (15.03%) MVC
22 82 (14.16%) JSON
23 81 (13.99%) Information Security
23 81 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
24 79 (13.64%) Power Platform
25 77 (13.30%) CSS
26 75 (12.95%) MySQL
27 74 (12.78%) Finance

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 35 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.84%) Confluence
3 10 (1.73%) SAS
4 9 (1.55%) Drupal
4 9 (1.55%) WordPress
5 8 (1.38%) IIS
6 6 (1.04%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.35%) TPMS
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 87 (15.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (7.43%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.52%) SPSS
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 52 (8.98%) Sentinel
2 8 (1.38%) PRMS
3 5 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.69%) Magento
4 4 (0.69%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.52%) PlanetPress Connect
5 3 (0.52%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.52%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.17%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 229 (39.55%) Azure
2 91 (15.72%) AWS
3 79 (13.64%) Power Platform
4 55 (9.50%) Azure Sentinel
5 54 (9.33%) Amazon S3
6 53 (9.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 53 (9.15%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 53 (9.15%) AWS CloudTrail
6 53 (9.15%) AWS Lambda
6 53 (9.15%) Azure Logic Apps
6 53 (9.15%) Azure Monitor
6 53 (9.15%) CloudFront
6 53 (9.15%) Serverless
7 41 (7.08%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.38%) PowerApps
10 7 (1.21%) GitHub
10 7 (1.21%) SaaS
11 6 (1.04%) Power Automate
12 4 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.87%) HTTP
2 14 (2.42%) DHCP
3 12 (2.07%) FTP
3 12 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.73%) Internet
5 9 (1.55%) SMTP
6 8 (1.38%) DNS
6 8 (1.38%) Firewall
7 7 (1.21%) 5G
8 6 (1.04%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.04%) Wireless
9 5 (0.86%) DDNS
9 5 (0.86%) SAN
10 4 (0.69%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.69%) POP3
10 4 (0.69%) SSL
10 4 (0.69%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (48.01%) SQL Server
2 75 (12.95%) MySQL
3 74 (12.78%) Power BI
4 67 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (8.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 32 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (3.63%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.21%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.21%) Tableau
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.69%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.69%) SAP HANA
15 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.53%) JIRA
3 23 (3.97%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.04%) Moq
5 6 (1.04%) MSTest
6 5 (0.86%) MSI
7 4 (0.69%) Selenium
7 4 (0.69%) Subversion
8 3 (0.52%) JMeter
8 3 (0.52%) ProC
9 2 (0.35%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.35%) Gatling
9 2 (0.35%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.35%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.35%) NeoLoad
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.35%) WebLOAD
General
1 103 (17.79%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (12.78%) Finance
3 67 (11.57%) Social Skills
4 52 (8.98%) Publishing
5 31 (5.35%) French Language
6 24 (4.15%) Banking
7 21 (3.63%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.76%) Legal
9 15 (2.59%) Law
10 9 (1.55%) Advertising
10 9 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
11 7 (1.21%) Automotive
11 7 (1.21%) Retail
12 6 (1.04%) Marketing
12 6 (1.04%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (0.86%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.52%) Electronics
15 3 (0.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 281 (48.53%) Developer
2 86 (14.85%) Web Developer
3 80 (13.82%) .NET Developer
4 61 (10.54%) Analyst
5 59 (10.19%) Administrator
6 53 (9.15%) Security Engineer
7 52 (8.98%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 52 (8.98%) Data Administrator
8 44 (7.60%) Software Developer
9 39 (6.74%) Applications Developer
9 39 (6.74%) E-Commerce Administrator
10 30 (5.18%) Web Applications Developer
11 27 (4.66%) Development Manager
12 25 (4.32%) Engineering Manager
12 25 (4.32%) Senior Developer
13 24 (4.15%) VB Developer
13 24 (4.15%) VB.NET Developer
14 23 (3.97%) Software Engineer
15 22 (3.80%) Support Analyst
16 19 (3.28%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (51.47%) .NET
2 92 (15.89%) .NET Core
3 91 (15.72%) jQuery
4 90 (15.54%) ASP.NET
5 82 (14.16%) JSON
6 77 (13.30%) CSS
7 73 (12.61%) HTML
7 73 (12.61%) XML
8 72 (12.44%) AngularJS
9 66 (11.40%) React
10 60 (10.36%) .NET Framework
11 50 (8.64%) Web Services
12 48 (8.29%) LINQ
13 47 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (6.91%) REST
15 39 (6.74%) SOAP
15 39 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (5.18%) Ajax
17 29 (5.01%) WCF
18 28 (4.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.98%) Driving Licence
2 32 (5.53%) Hedge funds
3 30 (5.18%) Algorithms
4 25 (4.32%) Derivative
4 25 (4.32%) Fixed Income
5 21 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.28%) Equities
7 15 (2.59%) Replication
8 11 (1.90%) Clustering
8 11 (1.90%) User Experience
9 8 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.38%) iSeries
10 6 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.04%) SCADA
11 5 (0.86%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.86%) PKI
11 5 (0.86%) YubiKey
12 3 (0.52%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 166 (28.67%) Windows
2 70 (12.09%) Linux
3 53 (9.15%) Mac OS
4 39 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (6.74%) Windows Server 2016
5 34 (5.87%) Windows 10
5 34 (5.87%) Windows Server
6 33 (5.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.04%) SUSE
8 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.04%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.35%) Android
11 2 (0.35%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Unix
11 2 (0.35%) VME
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (23.32%) DevOps
3 133 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
4 118 (20.38%) Analytics
5 99 (17.10%) Web Development
6 87 (15.03%) MVC
7 81 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
7 81 (13.99%) Information Security
8 72 (12.44%) SDLC
9 68 (11.74%) Mentoring
9 68 (11.74%) Software Engineering
10 65 (11.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 63 (10.88%) Data Modelling
12 61 (10.54%) Full Stack Development
13 59 (10.19%) Identity Management
14 57 (9.84%) ERP
15 56 (9.67%) Cybersecurity
16 55 (9.50%) Data Analysis
17 54 (9.33%) API Integration
17 54 (9.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 359 (62.00%) C#
2 268 (46.29%) SQL
3 219 (37.82%) JavaScript
4 162 (27.98%) Python
5 134 (23.14%) VB6
6 132 (22.80%) PowerShell
7 65 (11.23%) Java
8 58 (10.02%) Perl
8 58 (10.02%) Ruby
9 57 (9.84%) C++
9 57 (9.84%) VB.NET
10 36 (6.22%) VBScript
11 31 (5.35%) Tcl
12 30 (5.18%) VBA
13 29 (5.01%) TypeScript
14 28 (4.84%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.76%) PL/SQL
16 13 (2.25%) PHP
17 11 (1.90%) C
18 8 (1.38%) RPG
Qualifications
1 68 (11.74%) Degree
2 52 (8.98%) GCFA
2 52 (8.98%) GCFE
2 52 (8.98%) GCIA
2 52 (8.98%) GCIH
2 52 (8.98%) SANS
3 13 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.35%) MCSE
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) CISM
6 1 (0.17%) CISSP
6 1 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.17%) MCITP
6 1 (0.17%) MCTS
6 1 (0.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.64%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) GDPR
2 4 (0.69%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.52%) CDISC
3 3 (0.52%) Good Clinical Practice
4 2 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) WAI
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.21%) vSphere
4 6 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.86%) NDS
6 4 (0.69%) XenApp
6 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.35%) Snort
7 2 (0.35%) Squid
8 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (1.04%) HP SIM
2 6 (1.04%) OpenView
2 6 (1.04%) SCCM
3 5 (0.86%) Ansible
3 5 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.86%) PingFederate
4 2 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.35%) Grafana
4 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.35%) Nessus
4 2 (0.35%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.35%) nmon
4 2 (0.35%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.35%) Suricata
4 2 (0.35%) WMI
5 1 (0.17%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 239 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.25%) Oracle
3 36 (6.22%) Citrix
4 31 (5.35%) Atlassian
5 22 (3.80%) VMware
6 15 (2.59%) SAP
7 10 (1.73%) Automation Anywhere
7 10 (1.73%) HP
7 10 (1.73%) ServiceNow
7 10 (1.73%) UiPath
8 9 (1.55%) Splunk
9 8 (1.38%) Google
10 7 (1.21%) Blue Prism
10 7 (1.21%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.04%) LexisNexis
11 6 (1.04%) Veeam
12 5 (0.86%) Cisco
12 5 (0.86%) CyberArk
12 5 (0.86%) ForgeRock
12 5 (0.86%) Ivanti