Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 389 327 272
Rank change year-on-year -62 -55 -40
Permanent jobs citing VB 1,314 1,571 2,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.99% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 1.79% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,098 1,294 2,192
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,225
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 90,506 87,730 99,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.31% 55.10% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75,958 75,229 86,431
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.37% +3.11%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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
London -24 448 £50,000 - 50
South East -12 278 £41,750 +11.33% 48
North of England -76 215 £40,000 +11.11% 46
Midlands -44 189 £38,000 -5.00% 28
South West -16 107 £39,000 +1.96% 20
Yorkshire 0 99 £37,500 +7.14% 20
East Midlands +6 96 £39,000 -8.24% 12
North West -72 94 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Midlands -56 93 £38,000 -5.00% 16
East of England -27 74 £45,000 +20.00% 12
North East -18 22 £29,000 -17.14% 10
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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.

1 802 (61.04%) .NET
2 767 (58.37%) C#
3 727 (55.33%) SQL
4 714 (54.34%) SQL Server
5 396 (30.14%) Windows
6 394 (29.98%) Microsoft
7 387 (29.45%) VB.NET
8 386 (29.38%) ASP.NET
9 380 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
10 345 (26.26%) Finance
11 304 (23.14%) JavaScript
12 301 (22.91%) HTML
13 264 (20.09%) MVC
14 248 (18.87%) CSS
15 240 (18.26%) Degree
16 226 (17.20%) Oracle
17 214 (16.29%) T-SQL
17 214 (16.29%) WCF
18 198 (15.07%) Java
19 183 (13.93%) .NET Framework
19 183 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
20 181 (13.77%) ASP.NET Web API
21 174 (13.24%) TDD
22 171 (13.01%) Microsoft Excel
23 170 (12.94%) VB6
24 169 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
25 161 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
26 160 (12.18%) VBA
27 144 (10.96%) jQuery
28 142 (10.81%) C++

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 92 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 70 (5.33%) IIS
3 35 (2.66%) CMS
3 35 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (2.59%) MS Exchange
5 26 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (1.45%) SAS
7 16 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 15 (1.14%) Apache
9 9 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.61%) Confluence
10 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.53%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 171 (13.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.15%) FreeHand
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.076%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.076%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (1.29%) SimCorp Dimension
2 12 (0.91%) Concordance
2 12 (0.91%) Relativity
2 12 (0.91%) Ringtail
3 7 (0.53%) HFM
4 6 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.23%) Epicor Tropos
7 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.23%) Unica
8 2 (0.15%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics SL
8 2 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.15%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 67 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.83%) SaaS
4 20 (1.52%) Office 365
5 14 (1.07%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.91%) GitHub
7 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.15%) G Suite
10 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.15%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.65%) DNS
2 40 (3.04%) Firewall
2 40 (3.04%) Internet
3 29 (2.21%) Intranet
4 27 (2.05%) DHCP
5 22 (1.67%) LAN
6 20 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.52%) WAN
7 18 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (0.91%) Broadband
8 12 (0.91%) SSL
9 10 (0.76%) Extranet
9 10 (0.76%) VoIP
10 9 (0.68%) HTTP
10 9 (0.68%) SAN
10 9 (0.68%) SMS
11 7 (0.53%) NAS
11 7 (0.53%) Wireless
12 5 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.30%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 714 (54.34%) SQL Server
2 140 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 132 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (8.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 99 (7.53%) Relational Database
6 93 (7.08%) NoSQL
7 78 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 64 (4.87%) MySQL
9 62 (4.72%) Power BI
10 58 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
10 58 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 55 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 52 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
13 38 (2.89%) Oracle Database
14 33 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 31 (2.36%) MongoDB
16 30 (2.28%) MS Access
16 30 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 133 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 129 (9.82%) Visual Studio
3 115 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (4.57%) JIRA
5 58 (4.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 50 (3.81%) NUnit
6 50 (3.81%) Subversion
7 37 (2.82%) Jenkins
8 27 (2.05%) Selenium
9 26 (1.98%) MSTest
10 19 (1.45%) HP UFT
10 19 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 15 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
12 13 (0.99%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.91%) MSBuild
14 11 (0.84%) MSI
15 9 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.68%) SpecFlow
15 9 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 345 (26.26%) Finance
2 63 (4.79%) Banking
3 60 (4.57%) Marketing
4 49 (3.73%) Retail
5 35 (2.66%) Law
6 29 (2.21%) Front Office
7 27 (2.05%) Games
8 26 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.90%) Legal
10 22 (1.67%) Advertising
11 21 (1.60%) Telecoms
12 19 (1.45%) Back Office
13 13 (0.99%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.91%) Automotive
14 12 (0.91%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.91%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.61%) Billing
16 7 (0.53%) Local Government
17 6 (0.46%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 756 (57.53%) Developer
2 392 (29.83%) .NET Developer
3 236 (17.96%) C# Developer
4 206 (15.68%) Analyst
5 151 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 144 (10.96%) Software Developer
7 132 (10.05%) SQL Developer
8 65 (4.95%) Applications Support
9 59 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
10 58 (4.41%) VB.NET Developer
11 56 (4.26%) Support Analyst
12 53 (4.03%) VB Developer
13 49 (3.73%) .NET Software Developer
14 46 (3.50%) Senior Developer
15 45 (3.42%) Consultant
16 44 (3.35%) SQL Analyst
17 42 (3.20%) Software Engineer
18 40 (3.04%) Agile Developer
19 39 (2.97%) Analyst Developer
19 39 (2.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 802 (61.04%) .NET
2 386 (29.38%) ASP.NET
3 301 (22.91%) HTML
4 248 (18.87%) CSS
5 214 (16.29%) WCF
6 183 (13.93%) .NET Framework
7 181 (13.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 161 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (10.96%) jQuery
10 128 (9.74%) WinForms
11 119 (9.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 119 (9.06%) Web Services
12 114 (8.68%) XML
13 113 (8.60%) RESTful
14 105 (7.99%) WPF
15 98 (7.46%) Ajax
16 94 (7.15%) Node.js
17 90 (6.85%) Entity Framework
17 90 (6.85%) HTML5
18 65 (4.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 136 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 73 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 70 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (2.97%) Client/Server
8 35 (2.66%) Mobile App
9 30 (2.28%) Fintech
10 29 (2.21%) User Experience
11 18 (1.37%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.29%) Blackberry
13 15 (1.14%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.99%) SCADA
15 12 (0.91%) CCTV
15 12 (0.91%) Replication
16 11 (0.84%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.76%) Robotics
18 9 (0.68%) Clustering
18 9 (0.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 396 (30.14%) Windows
2 130 (9.89%) Linux
3 76 (5.78%) Unix
4 74 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 50 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (3.35%) Windows 7
8 28 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 20 (1.52%) Solaris
10 19 (1.45%) Windows Phone
10 19 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
11 18 (1.37%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.38%) Android
14 4 (0.30%) AIX
14 4 (0.30%) HPUX
15 3 (0.23%) VMS
16 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.076%) SUSE
17 1 (0.076%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (20.09%) MVC
3 183 (13.93%) Problem-Solving
4 174 (13.24%) TDD
5 169 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
6 142 (10.81%) SDLC
7 120 (9.13%) Web Application Development
8 119 (9.06%) Scrum
9 112 (8.52%) Web Development
10 111 (8.45%) Test Automation
11 106 (8.07%) Software Engineering
12 88 (6.70%) ITIL
13 86 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (6.47%) Migration
15 84 (6.39%) OO
16 82 (6.24%) BDD
17 79 (6.01%) Analytics
17 79 (6.01%) Project Management
18 66 (5.02%) ERP
19 65 (4.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 767 (58.37%) C#
2 727 (55.33%) SQL
3 387 (29.45%) VB.NET
4 304 (23.14%) JavaScript
5 214 (16.29%) T-SQL
6 198 (15.07%) Java
7 170 (12.94%) VB6
8 160 (12.18%) VBA
9 142 (10.81%) C++
10 133 (10.12%) PowerShell
11 109 (8.30%) VBScript
12 94 (7.15%) Ruby
13 82 (6.24%) PL/SQL
14 72 (5.48%) Python
15 62 (4.72%) C
16 51 (3.88%) PHP
17 37 (2.82%) Perl
18 30 (2.28%) Shell Script
19 27 (2.05%) Delphi
20 25 (1.90%) F#
Qualifications
1 240 (18.26%) Degree
2 55 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.51%) ISEB
4 32 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.98%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.14%) MCP
8 14 (1.07%) HND
8 14 (1.07%) MCSA
9 10 (0.76%) MCITP
10 9 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.46%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.46%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.38%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.30%) CCNA
14 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.72%) QA
2 53 (4.03%) Data Quality
3 42 (3.20%) SLA
4 16 (1.22%) Solvency II
5 12 (0.91%) PMO
6 8 (0.61%) GAMP
6 8 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) GDPR
9 1 (0.076%) COBIT
9 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.076%) GAAP
9 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.076%) JTAG
System Software
1 96 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.29%) XenApp
5 16 (1.22%) XenServer
6 14 (1.07%) MetaFrame
7 7 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.53%) vSphere
8 4 (0.30%) Firmware
8 4 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.23%) ACF2
9 3 (0.23%) Docker
9 3 (0.23%) RACF
10 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.076%) NFS
11 1 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (2.66%) SCCM
2 17 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 14 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (1.07%) Puppet
5 11 (0.84%) Ansible
5 11 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.61%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.30%) SCOM
8 4 (0.30%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.23%) Control-M
9 3 (0.23%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 394 (29.98%) Microsoft
2 226 (17.20%) Oracle
3 53 (4.03%) VMware
4 41 (3.12%) HP
5 34 (2.59%) Tableau
6 31 (2.36%) Citrix
7 28 (2.13%) Xamarin
8 22 (1.67%) Cisco
9 21 (1.60%) Google
10 19 (1.45%) Siebel
10 19 (1.45%) Vertica
11 18 (1.37%) EMC
11 18 (1.37%) Remedy
11 18 (1.37%) SimCorp
12 17 (1.29%) Symantec
13 16 (1.22%) Dell
13 16 (1.22%) NetApp
14 15 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (1.07%) ConnectWise
16 11 (0.84%) Automation Anywhere