Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 455 404 388
Rank change year-on-year -51 -16 -30
Permanent jobs citing VB 351 526 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.75% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 1.36% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 288 422 465
London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,350 £38,750 £32,064
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,475 £70,000
England median annual salary £42,905 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.66% +5.88% +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 35,550 38,653 38,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.18% 55.28% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29,733 31,663 33,814
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -30 94 £55,000 +4.76% 13
South London +14 25 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West London +30 20 £52,500 -1.87% 4
East London - 4 £40,341 - 4
North London -2 2 £39,500 -7.06% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 211 (60.11%) C#
2 197 (56.13%) SQL
3 178 (50.71%) SQL Server
4 150 (42.74%) .NET
5 122 (34.76%) Windows
6 121 (34.47%) Finance
7 120 (34.19%) Microsoft
8 75 (21.37%) Microsoft Excel
9 73 (20.80%) T-SQL
9 73 (20.80%) VB.NET
9 73 (20.80%) Java
10 69 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (19.09%) Windows Server
11 67 (19.09%) Oracle
12 66 (18.80%) Python
12 66 (18.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 66 (18.80%) PowerShell
13 64 (18.23%) Linux
13 64 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
14 62 (17.66%) VBA
15 61 (17.38%) HTML
15 61 (17.38%) C++
16 56 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (15.38%) Degree
18 53 (15.10%) JavaScript
19 52 (14.81%) Banking
20 51 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
21 48 (13.68%) Web Services
21 48 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
22 47 (13.39%) Active Directory

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 33 (9.40%) IIS
2 28 (7.98%) Apache
3 21 (5.98%) CMS
4 20 (5.70%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.56%) nginx
5 16 (4.56%) SAS
6 10 (2.85%) Confluence
7 8 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.71%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.71%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.42%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.57%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.57%) Plone
12 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.57%) Zope
13 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 75 (21.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (7.98%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.14%) Autodesk Inventor
5 3 (0.85%) SPSS
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.28%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Revit
7 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (2.28%) Eagle PACE
2 8 (2.28%) Front Arena
2 8 (2.28%) Markit EDM
2 8 (2.28%) thinkFolio
3 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.57%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.57%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.57%) Lawson
4 2 (0.57%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.57%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.57%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.57%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.55%) Office 365
4 9 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.28%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.99%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.99%) SaaS
7 6 (1.71%) G Suite
7 6 (1.71%) IaaS
8 5 (1.42%) GitHub
9 4 (1.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) PaaS
11 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.57%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.28%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.54%) Firewall
2 36 (10.26%) LAN
3 32 (9.12%) WAN
4 18 (5.13%) Network Security
5 15 (4.27%) DNS
5 15 (4.27%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.13%) VLAN
7 10 (2.85%) SAN
8 9 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.56%) VoIP
8 9 (2.56%) VPN
8 9 (2.56%) Wireshark
9 6 (1.71%) DHCP
9 6 (1.71%) Internet
9 6 (1.71%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.71%) SNMP
9 6 (1.71%) Wireless
10 5 (1.42%) Intranet
11 4 (1.14%) Skype
12 3 (0.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (50.71%) SQL Server
2 66 (18.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (11.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (6.84%) Big Data
6 24 (6.84%) MySQL
7 21 (5.98%) Relational Database
8 19 (5.41%) NoSQL
9 17 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (4.84%) Star Schema
10 12 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (3.42%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.42%) Power BI
11 11 (3.13%) QlikView
11 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (6.27%) Jenkins
2 21 (5.98%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.13%) JIRA
5 9 (2.56%) Metasploit
6 8 (2.28%) InstallShield
7 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.42%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.42%) Subversion
9 3 (0.85%) Selenium
10 2 (0.57%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.57%) Appium
10 2 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.57%) JUnit
10 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.57%) Maven
10 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 121 (34.47%) Finance
2 52 (14.81%) Banking
3 36 (10.26%) Marketing
4 22 (6.27%) Back Office
5 19 (5.41%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.27%) Front Office
6 15 (4.27%) Law
7 14 (3.99%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.42%) Electronics
9 11 (3.13%) Investment Banking
10 10 (2.85%) Financial Institution
11 9 (2.56%) Billing
12 8 (2.28%) Retail
13 5 (1.42%) International Banking
14 3 (0.85%) German Language
14 3 (0.85%) Legal
15 2 (0.57%) French Language
15 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.28%) Advertising
16 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (42.17%) Developer
2 81 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 64 (18.23%) SQL Developer
4 49 (13.96%) .NET Developer
5 47 (13.39%) Analyst
6 36 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (8.83%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.84%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (6.27%) Applications Engineer
9 22 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (6.27%) SQL Server Developer
10 19 (5.41%) Backend Developer
10 19 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
11 17 (4.84%) Security Engineer
12 16 (4.56%) Applications Support
12 16 (4.56%) Data Analyst
13 15 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (3.99%) Applications Support Engineer
15 13 (3.70%) VB Developer
15 13 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (42.74%) .NET
2 61 (17.38%) HTML
3 48 (13.68%) Web Services
4 44 (12.54%) .NET Framework
5 40 (11.40%) ASP.NET
5 40 (11.40%) CSS
6 34 (9.69%) jQuery
7 29 (8.26%) XML
8 26 (7.41%) WCF
9 24 (6.84%) AngularJS
9 24 (6.84%) WinForms
10 19 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (5.41%) JSON
11 17 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (4.56%) Middleware
13 15 (4.27%) LAMP
14 14 (3.99%) LEMP Stack
15 13 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (3.13%) RESTful
16 11 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (11.68%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (7.12%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.84%) Data Structures
5 14 (3.99%) Marketing Technology
6 13 (3.70%) Equities
7 11 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.85%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (2.85%) Derivative
9 9 (2.56%) Fixed Income
9 9 (2.56%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.28%) Credit Risk
10 8 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.28%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.99%) Fintech
11 7 (1.99%) Social Media
12 6 (1.71%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
14 4 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 4 (1.14%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 122 (34.76%) Windows
2 67 (19.09%) Windows Server
3 64 (18.23%) Linux
4 44 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (10.26%) Unix
6 30 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (8.26%) Windows 10
8 28 (7.98%) Windows 7
9 25 (7.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (6.27%) CentOS
11 16 (4.56%) Solaris
12 12 (3.42%) AIX
13 11 (3.13%) HPUX
14 9 (2.56%) Kali Linux
15 8 (2.28%) Android
15 8 (2.28%) Debian
15 8 (2.28%) Fedora
16 7 (1.99%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.99%) Windows NT
17 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
2 56 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (12.25%) SDLC
5 35 (9.97%) Analytics
5 35 (9.97%) Migration
6 33 (9.40%) ITIL
7 32 (9.12%) MVC
8 31 (8.83%) Data Analysis
9 30 (8.55%) Web Development
10 28 (7.98%) ETL
11 26 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 25 (7.12%) Change Management
12 25 (7.12%) Digital Marketing
13 24 (6.84%) Creative Thinking
13 24 (6.84%) Incident Management
14 22 (6.27%) Decision-Making
14 22 (6.27%) Project Management
14 22 (6.27%) Unit Testing
15 21 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 211 (60.11%) C#
2 197 (56.13%) SQL
3 73 (20.80%) Java
3 73 (20.80%) T-SQL
3 73 (20.80%) VB.NET
4 66 (18.80%) PowerShell
4 66 (18.80%) Python
5 62 (17.66%) VBA
6 61 (17.38%) C++
7 53 (15.10%) JavaScript
8 45 (12.82%) VBScript
9 33 (9.40%) PHP
10 31 (8.83%) PL/SQL
11 25 (7.12%) VB6
12 23 (6.55%) Perl
13 20 (5.70%) C
14 19 (5.41%) Bash Shell
15 16 (4.56%) Bourne shell
15 16 (4.56%) Ruby
16 14 (3.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 54 (15.38%) Degree
2 17 (4.84%) SANS
3 8 (2.28%) CEH
3 8 (2.28%) CISM
3 8 (2.28%) CISSP
3 8 (2.28%) GSEC
4 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.85%) MCSE
7 2 (0.57%) CCA
7 2 (0.57%) CCAA
7 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.57%) GCIA
7 2 (0.57%) GCIH
7 2 (0.57%) GSNA
7 2 (0.57%) MCITP
7 2 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.83%) QA
2 26 (7.41%) Data Quality
3 16 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.99%) GDPR
4 7 (1.99%) SLA
5 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.85%) Terminal Services
5 9 (2.56%) Snort
6 7 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.99%) XenApp
7 5 (1.42%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.57%) Squid
9 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.57%) XenServer
10 1 (0.28%) ACF2
10 1 (0.28%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.28%) RACF
10 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (7.41%) SCCM
2 16 (4.56%) Ansible
3 14 (3.99%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.99%) Puppet
3 14 (3.99%) Terraform
4 10 (2.85%) EnCase
4 10 (2.85%) FTK
4 10 (2.85%) SCOM
5 9 (2.56%) Nessus
5 9 (2.56%) Nexpose
5 9 (2.56%) QRadar
5 9 (2.56%) Suricata
6 7 (1.99%) Malwarebytes
6 7 (1.99%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.99%) WSUS
7 5 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.42%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.85%) Control-M
8 3 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (34.19%) Microsoft
2 67 (19.09%) Oracle
3 36 (10.26%) Citrix
4 28 (7.98%) Cisco
5 26 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 23 (6.55%) CheckPoint
6 23 (6.55%) Google
6 23 (6.55%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.70%) VMware
8 18 (5.13%) Symantec
9 16 (4.56%) Tableau
10 15 (4.27%) IBM
11 14 (3.99%) NETGEAR
11 14 (3.99%) SAP
12 13 (3.70%) McAfee
13 11 (3.13%) Splunk
14 10 (2.85%) HP
15 9 (2.56%) ArcSight
15 9 (2.56%) Forcepoint
15 9 (2.56%) Qualys