Period
to 21 May 2019

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

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 499 443 412
Rank change year-on-year -56 -31 -58
Permanent jobs citing VB 252 442 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.15% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 195 361 400
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,300 £38,750 £31,125
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,500 £73,525
England median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +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 32,958 38,593 37,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.51% 56.03% 55.34%
Number of salaries quoted 27,675 31,903 32,243
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 May 2019.

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 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
Central London -50 43 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South London +40 27 £55,000 +22.91% 1
West London +34 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East London +28 6 £47,870 +19.68%
North London -3 1 £45,000 +5.88%
VB
England

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

1 174 (69.05%) SQL
2 139 (55.16%) C#
3 123 (48.81%) SQL Server
4 106 (42.06%) Windows
5 105 (41.67%) .NET
6 95 (37.70%) Microsoft
7 81 (32.14%) Finance
8 77 (30.56%) VBA
9 73 (28.97%) Degree
10 63 (25.00%) Java
11 60 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (23.02%) PowerShell
13 54 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 53 (21.03%) HTML
15 51 (20.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 51 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
16 50 (19.84%) VB.NET
17 48 (19.05%) JavaScript
18 46 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
19 42 (16.67%) Linux
20 41 (16.27%) Oracle
20 41 (16.27%) .NET Framework
21 40 (15.87%) Python
22 39 (15.48%) Windows Server
23 37 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
24 36 (14.29%) ETL
24 36 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
25 34 (13.49%) Decision-Making
25 34 (13.49%) Microsoft Excel
25 34 (13.49%) Business Intelligence

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 19 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.57%) Confluence
2 9 (3.57%) IIS
3 8 (3.17%) Apache
4 4 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.59%) CMS
4 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.19%) nginx
5 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (13.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.97%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Eagle PACE
1 6 (2.38%) Front Arena
1 6 (2.38%) Markit EDM
1 6 (2.38%) SAP BPC
1 6 (2.38%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.79%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.79%) Unica
4 1 (0.40%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Lawson
4 1 (0.40%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (4.37%) Power Platform
6 10 (3.97%) Office 365
7 5 (1.98%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.59%) GitHub
9 3 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (1.19%) SaaS
10 2 (0.79%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.79%) IaaS
10 2 (0.79%) Siri
11 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.94%) LAN
2 17 (6.75%) Firewall
2 17 (6.75%) WAN
3 12 (4.76%) DNS
4 9 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.17%) DHCP
5 8 (3.17%) VLAN
6 6 (2.38%) VoIP
7 5 (1.98%) Network Security
8 4 (1.59%) Internet
8 4 (1.59%) VPN
9 3 (1.19%) HTTP
9 3 (1.19%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.19%) Skype
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.79%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.79%) NAS
10 2 (0.79%) SAN
10 2 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (48.81%) SQL Server
2 51 (20.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (8.73%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.75%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (5.95%) Star Schema
8 14 (5.56%) MySQL
8 14 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (5.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (4.37%) Oracle Database
10 11 (4.37%) Power BI
11 10 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (2.38%) NoSQL
14 6 (2.38%) QlikView
14 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 15 (5.95%) JIRA
5 10 (3.97%) Subversion
6 7 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.19%) Metasploit
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.79%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.79%) Hudson
8 2 (0.79%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.79%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.40%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.40%) MSI
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 81 (32.14%) Finance
2 33 (13.10%) Banking
3 14 (5.56%) Marketing
4 12 (4.76%) Back Office
5 11 (4.37%) Front Office
6 10 (3.97%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.57%) Retail
8 8 (3.17%) Law
9 6 (2.38%) Advertising
9 6 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.98%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.19%) Billing
11 3 (1.19%) Electronics
11 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (41.27%) Developer
2 32 (12.70%) .NET Developer
3 26 (10.32%) Analyst
3 26 (10.32%) C# Developer
4 23 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.14%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
7 16 (6.35%) VB.NET Developer
8 15 (5.95%) Applications Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.95%) SQL Developer
9 13 (5.16%) Applications Support Engineer
10 12 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
11 11 (4.37%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 11 (4.37%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.97%) IT Support
12 10 (3.97%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (41.67%) .NET
2 53 (21.03%) HTML
3 41 (16.27%) .NET Framework
4 32 (12.70%) ASP.NET
5 30 (11.90%) WCF
6 22 (8.73%) WinForms
7 20 (7.94%) jQuery
7 20 (7.94%) Web Services
8 19 (7.54%) CSS
8 19 (7.54%) XML
9 18 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
10 17 (6.75%) WPF
11 14 (5.56%) Middleware
12 11 (4.37%) .NET Core
13 9 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (3.17%) JSON
14 8 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
16 6 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 11 (4.37%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (3.97%) Robotics
6 9 (3.57%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.17%) Derivative
7 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.78%) Equities
9 6 (2.38%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.59%) Handset
11 4 (1.59%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.59%) Social Media
11 4 (1.59%) User Experience
12 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.19%) Marketing Technology
12 3 (1.19%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (42.06%) Windows
2 42 (16.67%) Linux
3 39 (15.48%) Windows Server
4 37 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 21 (8.33%) Unix
6 21 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.97%) CentOS
9 8 (3.17%) Solaris
10 7 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.38%) AIX
11 6 (2.38%) Fedora
11 6 (2.38%) HPUX
12 5 (1.98%) Android
12 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.59%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.29%) ETL
2 36 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (13.49%) Decision-Making
3 34 (13.49%) Machine Learning
4 33 (13.10%) SDLC
5 29 (11.51%) Analytics
6 26 (10.32%) Critical Thinking
6 26 (10.32%) Lean Six Sigma
6 26 (10.32%) Six Sigma
7 25 (9.92%) Data Analysis
8 24 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 24 (9.52%) MVC
9 23 (9.13%) ITIL
9 23 (9.13%) Migration
9 23 (9.13%) Web Development
10 22 (8.73%) Risk Management
11 21 (8.33%) Asset Management
11 21 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 174 (69.05%) SQL
2 139 (55.16%) C#
3 77 (30.56%) VBA
4 63 (25.00%) Java
5 58 (23.02%) PowerShell
6 50 (19.84%) VB.NET
7 48 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 40 (15.87%) Python
9 33 (13.10%) T-SQL
10 26 (10.32%) C++
10 26 (10.32%) VBScript
11 19 (7.54%) PHP
12 17 (6.75%) VB6
13 10 (3.97%) C
13 10 (3.97%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.97%) Shell Script
14 8 (3.17%) Perl
15 7 (2.78%) Bash Shell
16 6 (2.38%) R
16 6 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (28.97%) Degree
2 4 (1.59%) SANS
3 3 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) CEH
4 2 (0.79%) CISM
4 2 (0.79%) CISSP
4 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) GSEC
4 2 (0.79%) HNC
4 2 (0.79%) HND
4 2 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.40%) CCAA
5 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.40%) MCITP
5 1 (0.40%) MCSE
5 1 (0.40%) PhD
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.97%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.98%) SLA
5 4 (1.59%) GDPR
6 2 (0.79%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.19%) XenApp
6 2 (0.79%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (0.79%) Docker
6 2 (0.79%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.79%) Snort
6 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (11.11%) SCCM
2 15 (5.95%) SCVMM
3 13 (5.16%) SCOM
4 10 (3.97%) SCOrch
5 8 (3.17%) Malwarebytes
5 8 (3.17%) WSUS
6 7 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.98%) Ansible
7 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.98%) Puppet
8 4 (1.59%) Control-M
8 4 (1.59%) EnCase
8 4 (1.59%) FTK
9 3 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.19%) Nessus
9 3 (1.19%) Terraform
9 3 (1.19%) ZENworks
10 2 (0.79%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.79%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.79%) RANCID
Vendors
1 95 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.27%) Oracle
3 27 (10.71%) Blue Prism
4 21 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 20 (7.94%) Automation Anywhere
5 20 (7.94%) Google
6 19 (7.54%) IBM
6 19 (7.54%) UiPath
7 17 (6.75%) VMware
8 13 (5.16%) SAP
9 12 (4.76%) Cisco
10 11 (4.37%) Citrix
10 11 (4.37%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.57%) Perforce
11 9 (3.57%) Symantec
12 8 (3.17%) Tableau
13 6 (2.38%) MarketAxess
13 6 (2.38%) Reuters
13 6 (2.38%) SimCorp
13 6 (2.38%) Tradeweb