Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 494 498 444
Rank change year-on-year +4 -54 -29
Permanent jobs citing VB 183 292 458
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.84% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 146 231 409
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £38,858 £33,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 26,721 34,844 38,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.35% 56.89% 55.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22,150 29,220 32,587
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +12 31 £62,500 +35.87% 6
South London +19 29 £56,250 +32.35% 3
West London +10 8 £48,750 +14.71% 2
East London +9 6 £65,000 +32.87%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 112 (61.20%) SQL
2 104 (56.83%) .NET
3 100 (54.64%) SQL Server
4 94 (51.37%) C#
5 82 (44.81%) Finance
6 57 (31.15%) Microsoft
6 57 (31.15%) Windows
7 44 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (22.95%) Microsoft Excel
9 41 (22.40%) VB.NET
10 38 (20.77%) Oracle
11 37 (20.22%) VBA
12 36 (19.67%) ASP.NET
13 35 (19.13%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (18.03%) T-SQL
15 31 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
15 31 (16.94%) BusinessObjects
15 31 (16.94%) Degree
15 31 (16.94%) Mentoring
15 31 (16.94%) PowerShell
16 30 (16.39%) Data Analysis
16 30 (16.39%) MVC
17 29 (15.85%) Python
17 29 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (14.75%) Java
19 25 (13.66%) VBScript
19 25 (13.66%) ITIL
19 25 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (13.11%) Analytics
20 24 (13.11%) VB6

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 8 (4.37%) Confluence
2 6 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.64%) IIS
4 3 (1.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) CICS
5 1 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (22.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (16.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Raiser's Edge
1 5 (2.73%) RiskWrite
2 3 (1.64%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Azure
1 20 (10.93%) Power Platform
2 8 (4.37%) AWS
3 5 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.19%) BlazeMeter
4 4 (2.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.55%) GCP
5 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.28%) DHCP
1 6 (3.28%) DNS
2 5 (2.73%) SSL
3 2 (1.09%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.55%) Skype
4 1 (0.55%) SMTP
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (54.64%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.94%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (12.02%) MS Access
4 20 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (10.93%) Power BI
5 18 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (7.65%) Oracle Database
7 12 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (5.46%) DB2
8 10 (5.46%) MySQL
9 9 (4.92%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (3.28%) Big Data
11 6 (3.28%) mvBase
11 6 (3.28%) UniData
12 5 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.73%) PowerPivot
13 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (12.57%) Visual Studio
2 22 (12.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.10%) JIRA
4 7 (3.83%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.28%) eggPlant
5 6 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.28%) LoadRunner
5 6 (3.28%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.73%) AdminStudio
6 5 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.19%) AutoIt
7 4 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.19%) JMeter
7 4 (2.19%) MSI
7 4 (2.19%) Postman
7 4 (2.19%) REST Assured
7 4 (2.19%) The Grinder
8 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 82 (44.81%) Finance
2 19 (10.38%) Banking
3 6 (3.28%) Publishing
4 5 (2.73%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.73%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.73%) Legal
5 4 (2.19%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.19%) Local Government
5 4 (2.19%) Marketing
5 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.64%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Games
7 2 (1.09%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (43.72%) Developer
2 44 (24.04%) .NET Developer
3 24 (13.11%) Analyst
4 20 (10.93%) SQL Developer
5 18 (9.84%) C# Developer
6 17 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (8.74%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.01%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (5.46%) Architect
9 10 (5.46%) Database Developer
10 9 (4.92%) .NET Software Engineer
10 9 (4.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.37%) SQL Database Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Analyst Programmer
12 7 (3.83%) Business Manager
12 7 (3.83%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (56.83%) .NET
2 36 (19.67%) ASP.NET
3 24 (13.11%) .NET Framework
4 20 (10.93%) WCF
5 18 (9.84%) HTML
6 17 (9.29%) WPF
7 16 (8.74%) REST
7 16 (8.74%) XML
8 15 (8.20%) .NET Core
8 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (7.10%) ASP.NET Core
10 11 (6.01%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.46%) Entity Framework
11 10 (5.46%) WinForms
12 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (4.37%) CSS
12 8 (4.37%) Web Services
13 6 (3.28%) jQuery
14 5 (2.73%) Angular 2
14 5 (2.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) User Experience
3 7 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.28%) e-Learning
4 6 (3.28%) SCORM
5 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.64%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.55%) Analogue Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.55%) Derivative
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.15%) Windows
2 12 (6.56%) Linux
3 8 (4.37%) Windows 2000
3 8 (4.37%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.73%) Unix
6 4 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.64%) CentOS
8 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.13%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (16.94%) Mentoring
4 30 (16.39%) Data Analysis
4 30 (16.39%) MVC
5 29 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (13.66%) ITIL
7 24 (13.11%) Analytics
8 22 (12.02%) Web Development
9 20 (10.93%) DevOps
10 19 (10.38%) Integration Testing
11 17 (9.29%) Software Engineering
12 16 (8.74%) Computer Science
13 13 (7.10%) ETL
14 12 (6.56%) Data Analytics
14 12 (6.56%) Service Management
14 12 (6.56%) Test Automation
15 11 (6.01%) OO
16 10 (5.46%) Data Integration
16 10 (5.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (61.20%) SQL
2 94 (51.37%) C#
3 41 (22.40%) VB.NET
4 37 (20.22%) VBA
5 33 (18.03%) T-SQL
6 31 (16.94%) PowerShell
7 29 (15.85%) Python
8 27 (14.75%) Java
9 25 (13.66%) VBScript
10 24 (13.11%) VB6
11 23 (12.57%) PL/SQL
12 20 (10.93%) JavaScript
13 16 (8.74%) C
13 16 (8.74%) PHP
14 14 (7.65%) C++
15 10 (5.46%) R
16 6 (3.28%) MATLAB
16 6 (3.28%) UniBasic
17 5 (2.73%) Ruby
18 4 (2.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (16.94%) Degree
2 16 (8.74%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.73%) IIBA
6 4 (2.19%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.55%) ISEB
9 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.55%) MCSE
9 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PMP
9 1 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) Data Quality
1 6 (3.28%) GDPR
2 5 (2.73%) QA
3 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.09%) XenApp
4 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.55%) ACF2
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) RACF
5 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) SCCM
2 5 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.19%) AppDNA
4 3 (1.64%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.09%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.55%) WMI
6 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.77%) Oracle
3 16 (8.74%) VMware
4 12 (6.56%) Citrix
4 12 (6.56%) Tableau
5 9 (4.92%) Blue Prism
5 9 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.92%) Xceptor
6 7 (3.83%) HP
7 6 (3.28%) jBASE
8 4 (2.19%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.19%) Reuters
9 3 (1.64%) Cisco
9 3 (1.64%) FactSet
9 3 (1.64%) Informatica
10 2 (1.09%) Aderant
10 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.09%) iManage
10 2 (1.09%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.09%) Wyse