Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 468 411 360
Rank change year-on-year -57 -51 +38
Permanent jobs citing VB 392 561 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.76% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 1.37% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 313 434 624
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,750 £33,750 £34,300
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,675 £72,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 39,274 40,910 43,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.78% 55.18% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32,270 32,936 38,773
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 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -31 128 £50,000 -4.76% 11
South London -10 9 £52,000 +22.35% 1
West London +15 5 £57,500 +9.52% 7
North London -4 3 £42,500 +11.11% 4
East London -10 2 £30,000 - 3
VB
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 236 (60.20%) SQL
2 209 (53.32%) SQL Server
3 208 (53.06%) C#
4 167 (42.60%) .NET
5 155 (39.54%) Finance
6 138 (35.20%) Windows
7 116 (29.59%) Java
8 109 (27.81%) VBA
9 108 (27.55%) Microsoft
10 98 (25.00%) Oracle
11 95 (24.23%) PowerShell
12 85 (21.68%) Microsoft Excel
13 84 (21.43%) Degree
13 84 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
14 80 (20.41%) HTML
15 78 (19.90%) T-SQL
16 64 (16.33%) VB.NET
17 63 (16.07%) JavaScript
18 62 (15.82%) XML
18 62 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
19 59 (15.05%) Analytics
20 55 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 55 (14.03%) C++
20 55 (14.03%) Project Management
20 55 (14.03%) Relational Database
21 54 (13.78%) Banking
22 52 (13.27%) Linux
22 52 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
23 51 (13.01%) Computer Science
24 50 (12.76%) Web Services

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 47 (11.99%) IIS
2 34 (8.67%) SharePoint
3 30 (7.65%) Apache
4 16 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.83%) SAS
6 14 (3.57%) CMS
6 14 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.06%) NServiceBus
8 11 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.79%) Confluence
12 6 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (21.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.53%) SPSS
4 5 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.77%) LibreOffice
7 1 (0.26%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (6.12%) SimCorp Dimension
2 8 (2.04%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (2.04%) Eloqua
2 8 (2.04%) Unica
3 7 (1.79%) Concordance
3 7 (1.79%) Relativity
3 7 (1.79%) Ringtail
4 5 (1.28%) Carpe Diem
5 4 (1.02%) HFM
6 2 (0.51%) Minerva
6 2 (0.51%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.51%) Tesseract
6 2 (0.51%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.38%) Office 365
2 21 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (2.04%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.28%) IaaS
5 5 (1.28%) PaaS
6 4 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (0.26%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.26%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.14%) Firewall
2 27 (6.89%) TCP/IP
3 21 (5.36%) DNS
4 16 (4.08%) HTTP
5 15 (3.83%) Internet
6 14 (3.57%) LAN
7 13 (3.32%) SMTP
7 13 (3.32%) SSH
8 12 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (3.06%) WAN
9 10 (2.55%) DHCP
10 7 (1.79%) SAN
11 5 (1.28%) NAS
12 3 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.51%) IPsec
13 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.51%) VPN
13 2 (0.51%) Wireless
14 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (53.32%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.03%) Relational Database
2 55 (14.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (11.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (6.63%) Big Data
8 25 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
9 24 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (5.87%) NoSQL
11 19 (4.85%) MySQL
12 17 (4.34%) MongoDB
13 16 (4.08%) Power BI
14 15 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (3.06%) Snowflake Schema
17 8 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (1.79%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 46 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (9.69%) Visual Studio
3 27 (6.89%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.59%) JIRA
5 13 (3.32%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.55%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.04%) Selenium
9 7 (1.79%) Subversion
10 6 (1.53%) Appium
10 6 (1.53%) HP UFT
10 6 (1.53%) Hudson
10 6 (1.53%) NUnit
10 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.28%) Maven
12 4 (1.02%) MSI
13 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.77%) JMeter
13 3 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 155 (39.54%) Finance
2 54 (13.78%) Banking
3 37 (9.44%) Marketing
4 35 (8.93%) Law
5 18 (4.59%) Legal
6 15 (3.83%) Front Office
7 12 (3.06%) Retail
8 10 (2.55%) Advertising
8 10 (2.55%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.02%) Back Office
9 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 166 (42.35%) Developer
2 70 (17.86%) Analyst
3 60 (15.31%) C# Developer
4 58 (14.80%) SQL Developer
5 53 (13.52%) .NET Developer
6 41 (10.46%) Applications Support
7 30 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (5.36%) Analyst Developer
8 21 (5.36%) Architect
8 21 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
9 20 (5.10%) Administrator
9 20 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (5.10%) SQL BI Developer
10 19 (4.85%) SQL Server Developer
11 18 (4.59%) Software Developer
11 18 (4.59%) Support Analyst
12 17 (4.34%) VB Developer
13 15 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.83%) Technical Leader
14 13 (3.32%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (42.60%) .NET
2 80 (20.41%) HTML
3 62 (15.82%) XML
4 50 (12.76%) Web Services
5 40 (10.20%) .NET Framework
6 37 (9.44%) CSS
7 34 (8.67%) ASP.NET
8 33 (8.42%) jQuery
9 19 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (4.85%) REST
10 16 (4.08%) WinForms
11 14 (3.57%) XSL
12 13 (3.32%) HTML5
12 13 (3.32%) LDAP
12 13 (3.32%) SOAP
13 12 (3.06%) Ajax
13 12 (3.06%) Node.js
13 12 (3.06%) WPF
14 10 (2.55%) Classic ASP
14 10 (2.55%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.01%) Computer Science
2 45 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.67%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.59%) Fintech
5 16 (4.08%) Hedge funds
6 14 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.55%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.30%) User Experience
9 8 (2.04%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.79%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.51%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 138 (35.20%) Windows
2 52 (13.27%) Linux
3 37 (9.44%) Unix
4 34 (8.67%) Windows 7
5 31 (7.91%) Windows Server
6 30 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (5.36%) Windows 10
9 17 (4.34%) Solaris
10 8 (2.04%) AIX
11 7 (1.79%) HPUX
11 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.26%) Android
15 1 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (15.05%) Analytics
4 55 (14.03%) Project Management
5 52 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (9.44%) Data Analytics
7 36 (9.18%) MVC
8 34 (8.67%) DevOps
9 32 (8.16%) Data Modelling
9 32 (8.16%) Software Engineering
10 31 (7.91%) Business Analysis
10 31 (7.91%) Migration
10 31 (7.91%) Web Development
11 30 (7.65%) SDLC
12 28 (7.14%) Scrum
13 25 (6.38%) Workflow
14 24 (6.12%) Data Management
14 24 (6.12%) ETL
15 23 (5.87%) ITIL
16 21 (5.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 236 (60.20%) SQL
2 208 (53.06%) C#
3 116 (29.59%) Java
4 109 (27.81%) VBA
5 95 (24.23%) PowerShell
6 78 (19.90%) T-SQL
7 64 (16.33%) VB.NET
8 63 (16.07%) JavaScript
9 55 (14.03%) C++
10 46 (11.73%) VBScript
11 38 (9.69%) Python
12 37 (9.44%) Perl
13 29 (7.40%) Shell Script
14 27 (6.89%) PHP
15 26 (6.63%) C
16 24 (6.12%) PL/SQL
17 20 (5.10%) VB6
18 14 (3.57%) Bash Shell
19 13 (3.32%) R
20 11 (2.81%) F#
Qualifications
1 84 (21.43%) Degree
2 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.79%) MCSE
4 6 (1.53%) MCP
5 5 (1.28%) ISEB
6 4 (1.02%) CCNA
6 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.77%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.77%) MCDST
7 3 (0.77%) MCSD
8 2 (0.51%) ACCA
8 2 (0.51%) CIMA
8 2 (0.51%) PhD
8 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.38%) QA
2 23 (5.87%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.04%) SLA
4 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.26%) GAAP
5 1 (0.26%) IFRS
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.34%) Hyper-V
2 17 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.32%) XenApp
4 12 (3.06%) XenServer
5 10 (2.55%) MetaFrame
6 6 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.51%) ACF2
8 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.51%) GPFS
8 2 (0.51%) Lustre
8 2 (0.51%) RACF
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.26%) Docker
9 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (5.10%) SCCM
2 11 (2.81%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.79%) WSUS
5 4 (1.02%) HP ALM
5 4 (1.02%) SCOM
5 4 (1.02%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.77%) Puppet
7 2 (0.51%) Ansible
7 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.51%) Nagios
8 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.26%) Graylog
8 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.26%) RANCID
8 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.26%) vMotion
8 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 98 (25.00%) Oracle
3 31 (7.91%) Citrix
4 27 (6.89%) VMware
5 25 (6.38%) SimCorp
6 19 (4.85%) Tableau
7 17 (4.34%) HP
8 15 (3.83%) Cisco
9 13 (3.32%) Remedy
10 12 (3.06%) Dell
10 12 (3.06%) Symantec
10 12 (3.06%) Vertica
11 11 (2.81%) EMC
11 11 (2.81%) NetApp
12 10 (2.55%) ConnectWise
12 10 (2.55%) iManage
12 10 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (2.55%) Sun
13 9 (2.30%) Google
13 9 (2.30%) Perforce