Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 460 375 326
Rank change year-on-year -85 -49 -53
Permanent jobs citing VB 844 1,325 1,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.82% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.46% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 698 1,109 1,295
England median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 73,097 90,884 88,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.37% 56.30% 55.15%
Number of salaries quoted 60,244 76,211 75,466
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -75 256 £52,500 +5.00% 13
South East -58 169 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North of England -22 147 £40,000 - 16
Midlands -25 116 £38,500 +1.32% 13
South West +25 102 £37,000 -5.13% 9
Yorkshire -12 89 £40,000 +6.67% 7
West Midlands -9 71 £40,000 +5.26% 10
North West -16 52 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East of England +50 46 £42,500 -5.56% 2
East Midlands -10 44 £30,112 -24.72% 3
North East +4 6 £32,500 +12.07% 1
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 552 (65.40%) SQL
2 515 (61.02%) C#
3 459 (54.38%) .NET
4 355 (42.06%) SQL Server
5 290 (34.36%) Microsoft
6 241 (28.55%) Windows
7 226 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
8 198 (23.46%) VB.NET
9 184 (21.80%) ASP.NET
10 173 (20.50%) VB6
11 172 (20.38%) JavaScript
12 169 (20.02%) Degree
13 167 (19.79%) HTML
14 163 (19.31%) Java
15 147 (17.42%) Oracle
16 142 (16.82%) Finance
17 141 (16.71%) SDLC
18 138 (16.35%) VBA
19 136 (16.11%) Visual Studio
20 119 (14.10%) C++
21 118 (13.98%) Microsoft Excel
22 107 (12.68%) T-SQL
22 107 (12.68%) PowerShell
23 104 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
24 101 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
25 94 (11.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 92 (10.90%) C
27 90 (10.66%) CSS
28 87 (10.31%) XML
28 87 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 53 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.08%) IIS
3 16 (1.90%) Apache
4 15 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.54%) Confluence
6 11 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.83%) CMS
7 7 (0.83%) Documentum
8 5 (0.59%) nginx
9 4 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 3 (0.36%) Appian
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.36%) SAS
10 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.36%) WinCC
11 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 118 (13.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.01%) Chatbot
4 10 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.47%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.12%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 14 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (0.71%) Front Arena
4 6 (0.71%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.71%) SAP BPC
4 6 (0.71%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.47%) HFM
5 4 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.36%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.36%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.24%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 101 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.15%) Power Platform
4 18 (2.13%) Office 365
5 17 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.30%) SaaS
8 7 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.59%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.47%) GitHub
11 3 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.36%) IaaS
12 2 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.24%) PaaS
12 2 (0.24%) Siri
13 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.32%) LAN
2 23 (2.73%) WAN
3 22 (2.61%) Bluetooth
3 22 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (2.49%) Firewall
4 21 (2.49%) GSM
5 19 (2.25%) DNS
6 18 (2.13%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.78%) DHCP
7 15 (1.78%) Internet
8 14 (1.66%) VoIP
9 12 (1.42%) VPN
10 11 (1.30%) VLAN
11 7 (0.83%) HTTP
11 7 (0.83%) SAN
12 6 (0.71%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.71%) Intranet
12 6 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (0.59%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (42.06%) SQL Server
2 94 (11.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 87 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 42 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (4.15%) Power BI
7 33 (3.91%) MySQL
7 33 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (2.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (2.25%) MS Access
10 19 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (1.90%) Star Schema
13 15 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.66%) DB2
15 13 (1.54%) Big Data
16 12 (1.42%) QlikView
17 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 136 (16.11%) Visual Studio
2 70 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (4.03%) Git (software)
4 28 (3.32%) HP UFT
5 26 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.73%) LoadRunner
7 20 (2.37%) LabVIEW
8 19 (2.25%) JIRA
9 14 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (1.54%) Selenium
10 13 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (1.54%) Subversion
11 9 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.83%) Metasploit
12 7 (0.83%) NUnit
13 6 (0.71%) Burp Suite
13 6 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 142 (16.82%) Finance
2 74 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 45 (5.33%) Marketing
3 45 (5.33%) Retail
4 41 (4.86%) Banking
5 30 (3.55%) Electronics
6 12 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.30%) Back Office
7 11 (1.30%) Front Office
8 10 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.18%) Military
9 9 (1.07%) Legal
10 8 (0.95%) Advertising
10 8 (0.95%) Law
11 7 (0.83%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.71%) Automotive
12 6 (0.71%) Billing
12 6 (0.71%) Publishing
13 5 (0.59%) Games
14 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 400 (47.39%) Developer
2 177 (20.97%) .NET Developer
3 145 (17.18%) Analyst
4 128 (15.17%) C# Developer
5 118 (13.98%) Software Developer
6 97 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (6.16%) VB.NET Developer
8 50 (5.92%) SQL Developer
9 48 (5.69%) .NET Software Developer
9 48 (5.69%) Junior
10 45 (5.33%) C# Software Developer
11 42 (4.98%) Technical Analyst
12 38 (4.50%) Test Analyst
13 37 (4.38%) Senior Developer
14 36 (4.27%) Applications Support
14 36 (4.27%) Junior Developer
15 35 (4.15%) Data Analyst
16 31 (3.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
16 31 (3.67%) Support Analyst
17 30 (3.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (54.38%) .NET
2 184 (21.80%) ASP.NET
3 167 (19.79%) HTML
4 90 (10.66%) CSS
5 87 (10.31%) XML
6 75 (8.89%) .NET Framework
7 74 (8.77%) WCF
8 54 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 52 (6.16%) WPF
10 51 (6.04%) jQuery
11 41 (4.86%) Web Services
12 37 (4.38%) WinForms
13 36 (4.27%) JSON
14 30 (3.55%) Middleware
15 29 (3.44%) SOAP
16 27 (3.20%) Natural Language Processing
17 25 (2.96%) HTML5
18 22 (2.61%) Silverlight
19 21 (2.49%) Universal Windows Platform
20 20 (2.37%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.64%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (2.01%) Robotics
4 16 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 15 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.18%) User Experience
9 9 (1.07%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.07%) Derivative
9 9 (1.07%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.07%) Social Media
10 8 (0.95%) Replication
11 7 (0.83%) CMDB
11 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.83%) Equities
11 7 (0.83%) SCADA
12 6 (0.71%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 241 (28.55%) Windows
2 79 (9.36%) Linux
3 52 (6.16%) Windows Server
4 46 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (4.86%) Windows 10
6 37 (4.38%) Unix
7 32 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 29 (3.44%) Android
9 27 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (2.73%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.42%) CentOS
12 10 (1.18%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.07%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.07%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.95%) AIX
14 8 (0.95%) Solaris
14 8 (0.95%) Windows NT
14 8 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.71%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (16.71%) SDLC
3 85 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
4 84 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (8.77%) MVC
6 72 (8.53%) Software Engineering
7 66 (7.82%) Web Development
8 65 (7.70%) OO
9 54 (6.40%) Migration
10 53 (6.28%) ITIL
11 50 (5.92%) Analytics
12 49 (5.81%) ETL
13 48 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 47 (5.57%) Artificial Intelligence
14 47 (5.57%) CRM
15 46 (5.45%) DevOps
15 46 (5.45%) Test Automation
16 45 (5.33%) Machine Learning
17 43 (5.09%) Data Analysis
18 41 (4.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 552 (65.40%) SQL
2 515 (61.02%) C#
3 198 (23.46%) VB.NET
4 173 (20.50%) VB6
5 172 (20.38%) JavaScript
6 163 (19.31%) Java
7 138 (16.35%) VBA
8 119 (14.10%) C++
9 107 (12.68%) PowerShell
9 107 (12.68%) T-SQL
10 92 (10.90%) C
11 76 (9.00%) Python
12 63 (7.46%) PL/SQL
12 63 (7.46%) VBScript
13 52 (6.16%) PHP
14 19 (2.25%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.54%) Perl
17 9 (1.07%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 169 (20.02%) Degree
2 40 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (4.03%) ISTQB
5 28 (3.32%) DV Cleared
6 27 (3.20%) MCP
7 20 (2.37%) OCP
7 20 (2.37%) Oracle Certification
7 20 (2.37%) SAP Certification
8 12 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (1.18%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.07%) ISEB
11 7 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.71%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.71%) HND
13 5 (0.59%) HNC
13 5 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.47%) CCAA
14 4 (0.47%) CCNA
14 4 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.04%) QA
2 18 (2.13%) SLA
3 15 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.59%) GDPR
5 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.36%) PMO
7 2 (0.24%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 15765
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.61%) Firmware
5 7 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.59%) Docker
7 5 (0.59%) XenApp
8 4 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.47%) vSphere
9 2 (0.24%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.24%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.24%) NFS
9 2 (0.24%) vCloud
9 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.12%) Samba
10 1 (0.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 32 (3.79%) SCCM
2 27 (3.20%) HP ALM
2 27 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (2.01%) SCOM
4 15 (1.78%) SCVMM
5 14 (1.66%) SCOrch
6 11 (1.30%) WSUS
7 10 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.18%) Terraform
8 8 (0.95%) Malwarebytes
9 7 (0.83%) Nessus
10 6 (0.71%) Nmap
11 5 (0.59%) Ansible
11 5 (0.59%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.59%) Puppet
12 4 (0.47%) EnCase
12 4 (0.47%) FTK
12 4 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 290 (34.36%) Microsoft
2 147 (17.42%) Oracle
3 59 (6.99%) SAP
4 45 (5.33%) HP
5 39 (4.62%) VMware
6 31 (3.67%) Google
7 29 (3.44%) Blue Prism
7 29 (3.44%) IBM
8 22 (2.61%) Automation Anywhere
9 21 (2.49%) Cisco
10 20 (2.37%) ServiceNow
10 20 (2.37%) UiPath
11 18 (2.13%) Citrix
12 12 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.42%) Sage
12 12 (1.42%) Tableau
13 11 (1.30%) Symantec
14 10 (1.18%) Autodesk
14 10 (1.18%) Hyperion
14 10 (1.18%) webMethods