Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 456 479 466
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 -58
Permanent jobs citing VB 76 278 412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.87% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 52 225 337
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,875 £35,015 £37,500
90th Percentile £84,625 £72,500 £79,250
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.66%

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 16,248 32,056 39,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 58.34% 56.08% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13,361 27,000 32,894
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in London

VB
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in London.

Salary trend for VB in London

VB
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in London over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +61 13 £55,000 -
West London +47 6 £48,750 +30.00%
South London -1 5 £55,000 - 1
East London +16 2 £45,000 -6.00%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 49 (64.47%) SQL
2 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 34 (44.74%) .NET
4 33 (43.42%) C#
5 26 (34.21%) Finance
6 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 21 (27.63%) Oracle
8 19 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (22.37%) Analytics
10 17 (22.37%) Windows
10 17 (22.37%) Data Analysis
11 16 (21.05%) Degree
12 15 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
14 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (17.11%) VBScript
14 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.79%) VBA
15 12 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (15.79%) Python
15 12 (15.79%) Data Modelling
16 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (14.47%) Java
16 11 (14.47%) Azure
17 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
17 10 (13.16%) ITIL
17 10 (13.16%) Data Analytics
18 9 (11.84%) Power BI

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 6 (7.89%) Confluence
1 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Azure
2 9 (11.84%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.26%) AWS
3 4 (5.26%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (2.63%) Office 365
5 1 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) 2G
2 1 (1.32%) 3G
2 1 (1.32%) 4G
2 1 (1.32%) 5G
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.32%) DHCP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) UTRAN
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (11.84%) MS Access
4 9 (11.84%) Power BI
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (10.53%) MySQL
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.95%) Data Lake
9 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.63%) Big Data
10 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) eggPlant
1 6 (7.89%) JIRA
1 6 (7.89%) LoadRunner
1 6 (7.89%) SoapUI
2 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.26%) JMeter
3 4 (5.26%) Postman
3 4 (5.26%) REST Assured
3 4 (5.26%) The Grinder
4 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) Appium
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.63%) JUnit
5 2 (2.63%) Maven
5 2 (2.63%) MSI
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
2 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.63%) Games
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) VB.NET Developer
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 8 (10.53%) Database Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Access Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Access VBA Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Business Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Report Manager
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Database Developer
7 6 (7.89%) VBA Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) .NET
2 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 8 (10.53%) XML
3 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.58%) Middleware
5 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.26%) Spring
5 4 (5.26%) XSLT
6 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (3.95%) HTML
6 3 (3.95%) Web Services
7 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.63%) JSON
7 2 (2.63%) Software Packaging
7 2 (2.63%) XSD
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.32%) WCF
8 1 (1.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) User Experience
3 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.32%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
3 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 2 (2.63%) CentOS
5 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (22.37%) Analytics
2 17 (22.37%) Data Analysis
3 15 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 10 (13.16%) Data Analytics
6 10 (13.16%) ITIL
7 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.21%) DevOps
8 7 (9.21%) Project Delivery
9 6 (7.89%) Development Roadmap
9 6 (7.89%) Performance Metrics
9 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.89%) Process Improvement
9 6 (7.89%) Server Management
9 6 (7.89%) Time Management
9 6 (7.89%) Visualisation
10 5 (6.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) SQL
2 33 (43.42%) C#
3 19 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
5 13 (17.11%) VBScript
6 12 (15.79%) Python
6 12 (15.79%) VBA
7 11 (14.47%) Java
8 9 (11.84%) PHP
9 8 (10.53%) C
9 8 (10.53%) PL/SQL
10 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
10 6 (7.89%) VB6
11 5 (6.58%) C++
12 4 (5.26%) R
13 3 (3.95%) MATLAB
14 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
14 2 (2.63%) Perl
14 2 (2.63%) XPath
15 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.32%) HNC
6 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) GDPR
1 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) Tableau
4 7 (9.21%) HP
5 5 (6.58%) VMware
6 4 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.63%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco
7 2 (2.63%) Informatica
7 2 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.63%) Xceptor
8 1 (1.32%) Apple
8 1 (1.32%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (1.32%) BT
8 1 (1.32%) Huawei
8 1 (1.32%) jBASE
8 1 (1.32%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.32%) Nokia