Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 462 393 372
Rank change year-on-year -69 -21 -8
Permanent jobs citing VB 395 566 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.39% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 332 429 556
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,600 £68,750
England median annual salary £44,750 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.87% +2.35% +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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 38,743 40,839 41,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.36% 55.08% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32,056 32,229 36,825
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in London

VB
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in London.

Salary trend for VB in London

VB
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VB in London

VB
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the London region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Central London -44 139 £50,000 -9.09% 12
South London +2 14 £37,500 -25.00% 4
West London +40 13 £52,500 +16.67% 14
East London -2 4 £40,341 -23.16% 4
North London +5 2 £39,500 +8.97%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 London region with a requirement for VB.

1 240 (60.76%) SQL
2 222 (56.20%) C#
3 206 (52.15%) SQL Server
4 170 (43.04%) .NET
5 134 (33.92%) Finance
6 111 (28.10%) Windows
6 111 (28.10%) Microsoft
7 107 (27.09%) VBA
8 101 (25.57%) Java
9 100 (25.32%) Microsoft Excel
10 97 (24.56%) Oracle
11 92 (23.29%) T-SQL
12 87 (22.03%) PowerShell
13 77 (19.49%) VB.NET
14 69 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
15 67 (16.96%) Degree
16 64 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 60 (15.19%) HTML
18 59 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
19 58 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
20 57 (14.43%) VBScript
21 55 (13.92%) C++
22 53 (13.42%) Banking
23 51 (12.91%) JavaScript
24 50 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 49 (12.41%) .NET Framework
26 48 (12.15%) Python
27 45 (11.39%) Active Directory
28 44 (11.14%) Analytics
28 44 (11.14%) Analytical Skills

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 40 (10.13%) IIS
2 30 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 26 (6.58%) Apache
4 19 (4.81%) CMS
5 18 (4.56%) SAS
6 13 (3.29%) MS Exchange
6 13 (3.29%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.53%) NServiceBus
8 9 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (2.03%) Confluence
10 7 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.01%) Plone
12 4 (1.01%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.01%) Zope
Applications
1 100 (25.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (10.63%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.52%) SPSS
4 5 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.76%) LibreOffice
6 2 (0.51%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (4.56%) SimCorp Dimension
2 8 (2.03%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (1.77%) Eloqua
3 7 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.77%) Unica
4 5 (1.27%) Carpe Diem
4 5 (1.27%) Concordance
4 5 (1.27%) Relativity
4 5 (1.27%) Ringtail
5 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.51%) Minerva
6 2 (0.51%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.51%) Tesseract
6 2 (0.51%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 1 (0.25%) HFM
7 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.25%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (8.10%) Office 365
3 14 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.03%) IaaS
5 7 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (1.77%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.52%) G Suite
7 5 (1.27%) PaaS
7 5 (1.27%) SaaS
8 4 (1.01%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.51%) GitHub
10 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) Apigee
11 1 (0.25%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.25%) OpenDNS
11 1 (0.25%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.58%) Firewall
1 26 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.30%) LAN
3 16 (4.05%) HTTP
4 14 (3.54%) Internet
5 13 (3.29%) SMTP
5 13 (3.29%) SSH
5 13 (3.29%) WAN
6 11 (2.78%) SAN
7 9 (2.28%) DNS
8 8 (2.03%) VPN
9 6 (1.52%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.52%) SNMP
9 6 (1.52%) VoIP
9 6 (1.52%) Wireless
10 5 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.27%) VLAN
11 4 (1.01%) Network Security
11 4 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (52.15%) SQL Server
2 64 (16.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (10.38%) Relational Database
5 36 (9.11%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (7.34%) Big Data
6 29 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (6.08%) Crystal Reports
10 22 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (4.81%) NoSQL
12 15 (3.80%) MySQL
13 13 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (3.29%) Oracle Database
14 11 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (2.53%) MongoDB
15 10 (2.53%) Power BI
16 9 (2.28%) MS Access
16 9 (2.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (8.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (7.34%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.54%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.54%) JIRA
5 9 (2.28%) Selenium
6 7 (1.77%) Appium
6 7 (1.77%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.52%) HP UFT
7 6 (1.52%) Maven
7 6 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.27%) Subversion
9 4 (1.01%) Hudson
9 4 (1.01%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.76%) JMeter
10 3 (0.76%) JUnit
10 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 134 (33.92%) Finance
2 53 (13.42%) Banking
3 31 (7.85%) Marketing
4 25 (6.33%) Law
5 18 (4.56%) Retail
6 15 (3.80%) Legal
7 12 (3.04%) Front Office
8 11 (2.78%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.53%) Telecoms
10 8 (2.03%) Electronics
10 8 (2.03%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.77%) Advertising
12 3 (0.76%) Back Office
12 3 (0.76%) International Banking
13 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.51%) French Language
13 2 (0.51%) German Language
13 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 174 (44.05%) Developer
2 87 (22.03%) C# Developer
3 75 (18.99%) Analyst
4 72 (18.23%) SQL Developer
5 65 (16.46%) .NET Developer
6 45 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (7.59%) SQL Server Developer
8 29 (7.34%) SQL Analyst
9 27 (6.84%) Applications Support
10 24 (6.08%) Analyst Developer
11 19 (4.81%) Architect
11 19 (4.81%) VB Developer
12 18 (4.56%) Backend Developer
13 17 (4.30%) Administrator
13 17 (4.30%) SSIS Developer
14 14 (3.54%) Data Analyst
14 14 (3.54%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (3.29%) SSRS Developer
15 13 (3.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (43.04%) .NET
2 60 (15.19%) HTML
3 49 (12.41%) .NET Framework
4 43 (10.89%) Web Services
5 42 (10.63%) XML
6 35 (8.86%) ASP.NET
7 33 (8.35%) CSS
8 29 (7.34%) jQuery
9 23 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (4.30%) REST
10 17 (4.30%) WinForms
11 15 (3.80%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.29%) LDAP
13 12 (3.04%) Middleware
13 12 (3.04%) SOAP
13 12 (3.04%) Spring
13 12 (3.04%) WCF
14 11 (2.78%) Entity Framework
15 9 (2.28%) HTML5
16 8 (2.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.63%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.05%) Data Structures
5 15 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.54%) Fintech
7 13 (3.29%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.77%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.77%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.77%) User Experience
10 5 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.01%) Clustering
11 4 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.01%) EPoS
11 4 (1.01%) IVR
11 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.76%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 111 (28.10%) Windows
2 42 (10.63%) Windows 7
3 39 (9.87%) Linux
4 35 (8.86%) Windows Server
5 32 (8.10%) Unix
6 30 (7.59%) Windows 10
7 26 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.03%) Solaris
10 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.27%) AIX
11 5 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.01%) HPUX
12 4 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.01%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.51%) Android
13 2 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.51%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (11.14%) Analytics
5 42 (10.63%) Project Management
6 38 (9.62%) SDLC
7 37 (9.37%) MVC
8 35 (8.86%) Migration
9 33 (8.35%) Software Engineering
10 29 (7.34%) DevOps
11 27 (6.84%) Data Analysis
12 26 (6.58%) Change Management
12 26 (6.58%) Data Analytics
12 26 (6.58%) ITIL
13 25 (6.33%) ETL
14 24 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (6.08%) Scrum
14 24 (6.08%) Visualisation
15 23 (5.82%) Business Analysis
16 22 (5.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 240 (60.76%) SQL
2 222 (56.20%) C#
3 107 (27.09%) VBA
4 101 (25.57%) Java
5 92 (23.29%) T-SQL
6 87 (22.03%) PowerShell
7 77 (19.49%) VB.NET
8 57 (14.43%) VBScript
9 55 (13.92%) C++
10 51 (12.91%) JavaScript
11 48 (12.15%) Python
12 38 (9.62%) PL/SQL
13 34 (8.61%) Perl
14 27 (6.84%) C
14 27 (6.84%) Shell Script
15 22 (5.57%) PHP
16 17 (4.30%) R
17 16 (4.05%) VB6
18 15 (3.80%) Bash Shell
19 9 (2.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 67 (16.96%) Degree
2 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.52%) MCSE
5 5 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.01%) CCNA
6 4 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.01%) SANS
7 3 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.76%) MCDST
8 2 (0.51%) CCNP
8 2 (0.51%) CISSP
8 2 (0.51%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) MCP
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.86%) QA
2 28 (7.09%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.52%) SLA
4 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) IFRS
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.32%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.53%) Terminal Services
5 9 (2.28%) XenApp
6 8 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.27%) XenServer
9 4 (1.01%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.76%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.51%) GPFS
11 2 (0.51%) Lustre
11 2 (0.51%) Snort
11 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.25%) ACF2
12 1 (0.25%) Docker
12 1 (0.25%) RACF
12 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (5.57%) SCCM
2 9 (2.28%) WSUS
3 7 (1.77%) SCOM
4 6 (1.52%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.01%) Ansible
5 4 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.01%) HP ALM
5 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.01%) Puppet
5 4 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.76%) Nagios
6 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.51%) Graylog
7 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.51%) Nessus
7 2 (0.51%) RANCID
7 2 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 97 (24.56%) Oracle
3 44 (11.14%) Citrix
4 26 (6.58%) VMware
5 18 (4.56%) SimCorp
6 16 (4.05%) Tableau
7 11 (2.78%) Cisco
7 11 (2.78%) Google
7 11 (2.78%) HP
7 11 (2.78%) SAP
8 10 (2.53%) Adobe
8 10 (2.53%) Symantec
9 9 (2.28%) ConnectWise
9 9 (2.28%) Remedy
9 9 (2.28%) Sitecore
10 8 (2.03%) Perforce
10 8 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.77%) Aprimo
11 7 (1.77%) iManage
12 6 (1.52%) Blue Prism