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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 277 215
Rank change year-on-year -14 -62  
Permanent jobs citing VB 857 1148 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.08% 1.18% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 2.28% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 703 1032 1326
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 43412 50364 51175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 54.63% 51.95% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37323 43805 43895
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +4 245 £47,500 -5.00% 29
South East -12 169 £37,500 -11.76% 25
West Midlands +58 98 £40,000 +14.28% 11
North West -14 97 £37,500 +5.26% 16
Yorkshire -4 69 £35,000 - 11
East Midlands +3 62 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East of England +14 55 £37,500 -6.25% 6
South West -37 51 £38,250 +9.28% 5
North East +9 11 £35,000 +7.69% 3
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1078 (64.55%) .NET
2 964 (57.72%) C#
3 865 (51.80%) SQL
4 835 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 572 (34.25%) Microsoft
6 545 (32.63%) ASP.NET
7 507 (30.36%) VB.NET
8 492 (29.46%) Windows
9 488 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
10 401 (24.01%) HTML
11 373 (22.34%) Finance
12 354 (21.20%) MVC
13 345 (20.66%) JavaScript
14 300 (17.96%) Degree
15 286 (17.13%) MS Excel
16 255 (15.27%) CSS
17 249 (14.91%) VB6
18 243 (14.55%) Java
19 237 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
20 230 (13.77%) TDD
21 219 (13.11%) .NET Framework
22 210 (12.57%) C++
23 207 (12.40%) PowerShell
24 205 (12.28%) Scrum
25 195 (11.68%) XML
26 183 (10.96%) Oracle
26 183 (10.96%) Visual Studio
27 181 (10.84%) SQL Server 2014
28 178 (10.66%) T-SQL
29 176 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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
1 106 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 96 (5.75%) IIS
3 92 (5.51%) MS Exchange
4 53 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 45 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (1.44%) Skype for Business
10 17 (1.02%) Apache
10 17 (1.02%) CMS
10 17 (1.02%) SAS
11 13 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.60%) JBoss
14 9 (0.54%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.36%) FormScape
15 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 286 (17.13%) MS Excel
2 126 (7.54%) MS Office
3 24 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.66%) MS Project
6 7 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.24%) Simulink
8 4 (0.24%) SPSS
9 3 (0.18%) CATIA
10 2 (0.12%) ArcInfo
10 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.060%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.060%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 15 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.54%) Sage X3
5 8 (0.48%) Relativity
6 7 (0.42%) Sage 200
6 7 (0.42%) Temenos T24
7 6 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.24%) Summit
9 3 (0.18%) ENOVIA
9 3 (0.18%) Infor CRM
9 3 (0.18%) Primavera
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.18%) Siebel Analytics
9 3 (0.18%) Sprinklr
10 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.12%) Concordance
10 2 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 2 (0.12%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 52 (3.11%) Office 365
2 27 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.96%) SaaS
4 6 (0.36%) G Suite
5 5 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.24%) Google Play
7 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.060%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.060%) Trello
8 1 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.83%) Internet
2 55 (3.29%) DNS
3 40 (2.40%) DHCP
4 39 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 36 (2.16%) Firewall
6 21 (1.26%) SAN
7 20 (1.20%) Intranet
7 20 (1.20%) iSCSI
7 20 (1.20%) VPN
8 18 (1.08%) WAN
9 17 (1.02%) NetScaler
10 14 (0.84%) Skype
11 13 (0.78%) LAN
12 12 (0.72%) Broadband
13 10 (0.60%) Extranet
13 10 (0.60%) VoIP
14 8 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (0.48%) HTTP
15 7 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
16 6 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 835 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 181 (10.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 129 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 125 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 94 (5.63%) MySQL
6 73 (4.37%) MS Access
7 65 (3.89%) Crystal Reports
8 63 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 62 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (3.71%) NoSQL
10 46 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 44 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 40 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 39 (2.34%) Oracle Database
13 39 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (1.80%) RDBMS
16 25 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (1.44%) QlikView
18 23 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 183 (10.96%) Visual Studio
2 97 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (5.63%) Subversion
4 80 (4.79%) NUnit
5 62 (3.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 54 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 42 (2.51%) MSTest
8 38 (2.28%) Moq
9 35 (2.10%) JIRA
10 31 (1.86%) HP UFT
11 26 (1.56%) Selenium
12 16 (0.96%) CruiseControl
12 16 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 16 (0.96%) TestComplete
13 15 (0.90%) MSBuild
14 12 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 11 (0.66%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.66%) Jenkins
15 11 (0.66%) JUnit
15 11 (0.66%) TestNG
General
1 373 (22.34%) Finance
2 51 (3.05%) Marketing
3 47 (2.81%) Banking
4 42 (2.51%) Electronics
4 42 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.46%) Retail
6 35 (2.10%) Games
7 30 (1.80%) Front Office
8 29 (1.74%) Advertising
9 25 (1.50%) Legal
10 24 (1.44%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.32%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.84%) Law
13 12 (0.72%) German Language
14 11 (0.66%) Back Office
14 11 (0.66%) Music Industry
14 11 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.54%) French Language
16 8 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 864 (51.74%) Developer
2 537 (32.16%) .NET Developer
3 246 (14.73%) C# Developer
4 241 (14.43%) Analyst
5 207 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 132 (7.90%) SQL Developer
7 131 (7.84%) VB Developer
8 116 (6.95%) Software Developer
9 85 (5.09%) Senior Developer
9 85 (5.09%) Support Analyst
10 82 (4.91%) .NET Software Developer
11 74 (4.43%) Applications Support
12 73 (4.37%) Applications Developer
13 65 (3.89%) VB.NET Developer
14 61 (3.65%) SQL Analyst
15 60 (3.59%) Agile .NET Developer
15 60 (3.59%) Agile Developer
16 58 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
17 57 (3.41%) C# Software Developer
18 54 (3.23%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1078 (64.55%) .NET
2 545 (32.63%) ASP.NET
3 401 (24.01%) HTML
4 255 (15.27%) CSS
5 237 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 219 (13.11%) .NET Framework
7 195 (11.68%) XML
8 176 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 161 (9.64%) WCF
10 160 (9.58%) Ajax
11 158 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 145 (8.68%) jQuery
13 137 (8.20%) WPF
14 128 (7.66%) AngularJS
14 128 (7.66%) WinForms
15 123 (7.37%) Web Services
16 118 (7.07%) HTML5
17 117 (7.01%) RESTful
18 92 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 73 (4.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.18%) Computer Science
2 165 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.85%) Client/Server
4 69 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 52 (3.11%) Tandem
6 31 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.50%) iPad
8 25 (1.50%) User Experience
9 24 (1.44%) Clustering
9 24 (1.44%) PKI
10 23 (1.38%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.20%) Driving Licence
12 18 (1.08%) Fintech
12 18 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
13 12 (0.72%) Robotics
14 11 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 492 (29.46%) Windows
2 169 (10.12%) Linux
3 167 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 149 (8.92%) Unix
5 108 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 94 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (4.07%) Windows 7
8 56 (3.35%) Windows 10
9 45 (2.69%) Android
10 41 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (2.22%) Apple iOS
12 29 (1.74%) Windows 8
13 21 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 17 (1.02%) Solaris
14 17 (1.02%) Windows Vista
15 16 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
16 12 (0.72%) Windows NT
17 11 (0.66%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.60%) VMS
18 10 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (21.20%) MVC
3 230 (13.77%) TDD
4 205 (12.28%) Scrum
5 174 (10.42%) Web Application Development
6 167 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 152 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
8 145 (8.68%) SDLC
9 125 (7.49%) ITIL
10 118 (7.07%) OO
11 116 (6.95%) BDD
12 86 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
13 81 (4.85%) Web Development
14 78 (4.67%) Project Management
15 77 (4.61%) Mathematics
16 73 (4.37%) E-Commerce
17 72 (4.31%) Migration
18 71 (4.25%) OOP
19 69 (4.13%) Unit Testing
20 66 (3.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 964 (57.72%) C#
2 865 (51.80%) SQL
3 507 (30.36%) VB.NET
4 345 (20.66%) JavaScript
5 249 (14.91%) VB6
6 243 (14.55%) Java
7 210 (12.57%) C++
8 207 (12.40%) PowerShell
9 178 (10.66%) T-SQL
10 162 (9.70%) VBScript
11 152 (9.10%) VBA
12 104 (6.23%) C
13 91 (5.45%) Python
14 87 (5.21%) PHP
15 63 (3.77%) Perl
16 52 (3.11%) Ruby
17 44 (2.63%) PL/SQL
18 26 (1.56%) ABAP
18 26 (1.56%) Embedded C
19 23 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 300 (17.96%) Degree
2 86 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 53 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.44%) MCSE
6 22 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (1.08%) ISEB
7 18 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (0.90%) CCNA
8 15 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 13 (0.78%) PhD
10 11 (0.66%) MCITP
11 10 (0.60%) MCSA
11 10 (0.60%) PMP
11 10 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.48%) HND
12 8 (0.48%) MCTS
12 8 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.03%) QA
2 26 (1.56%) SLA
3 23 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.78%) PMO
5 9 (0.54%) HL7
6 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.42%) MiFID
7 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.060%) FATCA
9 1 (0.060%) FISMA
9 1 (0.060%) GAMP
9 1 (0.060%) GDPR
System Software
1 168 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 76 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.57%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.46%) vSphere
5 40 (2.40%) XenApp
6 27 (1.62%) XenDesktop
7 23 (1.38%) Firmware
8 19 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
9 15 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.60%) ISA Server
10 10 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.54%) UAG
11 9 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.48%) Docker
12 8 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.48%) NFS
12 8 (0.48%) vCloud
12 8 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 73 (4.37%) SCCM
2 33 (1.98%) SCOM
3 23 (1.38%) vMotion
4 17 (1.02%) WSUS
5 16 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.72%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.66%) Control-M
9 10 (0.60%) Opsview
10 9 (0.54%) EnCase
10 9 (0.54%) Nagios
10 9 (0.54%) Puppet
11 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (0.48%) WMI
12 6 (0.36%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.36%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 572 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 183 (10.96%) Oracle
3 120 (7.19%) VMware
4 85 (5.09%) Citrix
5 69 (4.13%) HP
6 57 (3.41%) Cisco
7 56 (3.35%) SAP
8 25 (1.50%) IBM
8 25 (1.50%) NetApp
8 25 (1.50%) Tableau
9 21 (1.26%) Google
10 19 (1.14%) Dell
11 17 (1.02%) Sage
11 17 (1.02%) SolarWinds
12 14 (0.84%) Redback
13 13 (0.78%) Cognizant
13 13 (0.78%) Cognos
13 13 (0.78%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.72%) 3PAR
14 12 (0.72%) Xamarin
Norwich, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
KV Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago