Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 574 472 501
Rank change year-on-year -102 +29 -19
Permanent jobs citing VB 111 83 272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.50% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 88 57 216
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,750 £35,018
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,938 £75,000 £64,063
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,750 £43,445 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.31% +2.22% -2.30%

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 27,697 16,699 32,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.51% 58.27% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17,596 13,890 27,254
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 +7 18 £60,000 +9.09% 6
East London +12 14 £61,250 +36.11% 1
South London +9 12 £26,250 -47.50% 1
West London -20 9 £60,000 +23.08% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 82 (73.87%) SQL
2 66 (59.46%) C#
3 57 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 56 (50.45%) .NET
5 45 (40.54%) Python
6 44 (39.64%) Azure
7 40 (36.04%) SQL Server
8 39 (35.14%) Social Skills
9 38 (34.23%) PowerShell
10 35 (31.53%) Finance
11 33 (29.73%) C++
12 32 (28.83%) Degree
13 28 (25.23%) AWS
14 27 (24.32%) Windows
15 26 (23.42%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (22.52%) C
17 23 (20.72%) Firewall
17 23 (20.72%) Project Management
18 22 (19.82%) Java
18 22 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (18.92%) Management Information System
19 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET
20 20 (18.02%) Power BI
20 20 (18.02%) Power Platform
21 19 (17.12%) JavaScript
22 18 (16.22%) Analytics
23 17 (15.32%) DevOps
23 17 (15.32%) GCP
23 17 (15.32%) 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 9 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.50%) SAS
4 3 (2.70%) Confluence
4 3 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.60%) Summit
3 1 (0.90%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 44 (39.64%) Azure
2 28 (25.23%) AWS
3 20 (18.02%) Power Platform
4 17 (15.32%) GCP
5 11 (9.91%) SaaS
6 9 (8.11%) Amazon EKS
6 9 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (8.11%) AWS CodeCommit
6 9 (8.11%) AWS CodePipeline
6 9 (8.11%) Azure Pipelines
6 9 (8.11%) GitHub
6 9 (8.11%) IaaS
6 9 (8.11%) OpenShift
6 9 (8.11%) PaaS
7 8 (7.21%) Azure Sentinel
7 8 (7.21%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (7.21%) OpenDNS
8 7 (6.31%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (6.31%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.72%) Firewall
2 14 (12.61%) VPN
3 9 (8.11%) IPv4
3 9 (8.11%) LAN
3 9 (8.11%) WAN
4 8 (7.21%) FTP
4 8 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (7.21%) IPsec
4 8 (7.21%) Wireshark
5 7 (6.31%) SSL
6 6 (5.41%) DHCP
6 6 (5.41%) DNS
6 6 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (5.41%) SAN
6 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.41%) VoIP
7 5 (4.50%) GSM
7 5 (4.50%) Internet
8 2 (1.80%) DVB
9 1 (0.90%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) Power BI
3 14 (12.61%) MySQL
4 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 9 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (7.21%) Tableau
7 7 (6.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (3.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.11%) GitLab
2 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.11%) Vagrant
3 8 (7.21%) Metasploit
4 7 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.60%) Subversion
6 3 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.90%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.90%) JMeter
8 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.90%) Postman
8 1 (0.90%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.90%) The Grinder
8 1 (0.90%) Toad
8 1 (0.90%) WiX
General
1 39 (35.14%) Social Skills
2 35 (31.53%) Finance
3 26 (23.42%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.32%) Banking
4 17 (15.32%) Marketing
5 14 (12.61%) Public Sector
6 12 (10.81%) Electronics
6 12 (10.81%) Manufacturing
7 8 (7.21%) Aerospace
7 8 (7.21%) Italian Language
7 8 (7.21%) Police
7 8 (7.21%) Portuguese Language
7 8 (7.21%) Spanish Language
7 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
8 6 (5.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (4.50%) Advertising
9 5 (4.50%) Automotive
9 5 (4.50%) Retail
10 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.80%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Developer
2 23 (20.72%) Analyst
3 12 (10.81%) Data Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) CRM Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Security Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Senior Security Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (50.45%) .NET
2 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
4 13 (11.71%) Web Services
5 12 (10.81%) .NET Core
6 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.91%) WinForms
7 9 (8.11%) Django
7 9 (8.11%) Express
7 9 (8.11%) MEAN Stack
7 9 (8.11%) Node.js
7 9 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (7.21%) JSON
8 8 (7.21%) ODBC
9 7 (6.31%) CSS
9 7 (6.31%) HTML
10 5 (4.50%) MDX
11 4 (3.60%) REST
12 3 (2.70%) Entity Framework
12 3 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.11%) Derivative
2 9 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.21%) Renewable Energy
3 8 (7.21%) SCADA
3 8 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.50%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 5 (4.50%) Internet of Things
4 5 (4.50%) Legacy Systems
4 5 (4.50%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.60%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.60%) Equities
6 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.80%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.80%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.90%) Energy Derivatives
7 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Unix
3 8 (7.21%) Kali Linux
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Project Management
2 22 (19.82%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.22%) Analytics
5 17 (15.32%) DevOps
6 16 (14.41%) Data Architecture
6 16 (14.41%) Visualisation
7 15 (13.51%) Data Management
7 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 14 (12.61%) Data Visualisation
8 14 (12.61%) Patch Management
9 13 (11.71%) Microservices
10 12 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (10.81%) Data Modelling
10 12 (10.81%) ETL
10 12 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (9.91%) Business Continuity
12 10 (9.01%) Data Analytics
12 10 (9.01%) ITIL
12 10 (9.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 82 (73.87%) SQL
2 66 (59.46%) C#
3 45 (40.54%) Python
4 38 (34.23%) PowerShell
5 33 (29.73%) C++
6 25 (22.52%) C
7 22 (19.82%) Java
8 19 (17.12%) JavaScript
9 14 (12.61%) VB.NET
10 13 (11.71%) Perl
11 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
11 9 (8.11%) PHP
11 9 (8.11%) R
11 9 (8.11%) Ruby
12 8 (7.21%) Scala
12 8 (7.21%) VBA
12 8 (7.21%) VBScript
13 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
14 6 (5.41%) Ada
15 5 (4.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (28.83%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Postgraduate
3 6 (5.41%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (4.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (4.50%) PhD
5 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.90%) CCNA
7 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) MCSE
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.50%) HAZOP
2 5 (4.50%) IEC 61508
2 5 (4.50%) ISO 26262
3 3 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.11%) Docker
4 8 (7.21%) Snort
4 8 (7.21%) Squid
5 7 (6.31%) vSphere
6 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.90%) Firmware
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) Ansible
1 10 (9.01%) Terraform
2 9 (8.11%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.11%) Puppet
2 9 (8.11%) SCCM
3 8 (7.21%) Nessus
3 8 (7.21%) Nexpose
3 8 (7.21%) Suricata
4 1 (0.90%) Control-M
4 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.90%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.90%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) Oracle
3 15 (13.51%) VMware
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco
5 9 (8.11%) Alibaba
5 9 (8.11%) IBM
6 8 (7.21%) Blue Coat
6 8 (7.21%) Carbon Black
6 8 (7.21%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.21%) CrowdStrike
6 8 (7.21%) FireEye
6 8 (7.21%) Forcepoint
6 8 (7.21%) Google
6 8 (7.21%) LogRhythm
6 8 (7.21%) Palo Alto
6 8 (7.21%) Qualys
6 8 (7.21%) SAP
6 8 (7.21%) Splunk
6 8 (7.21%) Symantec
6 8 (7.21%) Zscaler