Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 468 515 497
Rank change year-on-year +47 -18 -56
Permanent jobs citing VB 109 166 284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.66% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 99 130 220
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £50,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £75,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £79,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 18,878 25,209 34,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.91% 56.54% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15,005 21,107 29,045
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,250
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 22 April 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 22 April 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
West London +54 17 £60,000 +23.08% 2
Central London +61 15 £52,500 -19.23% 4
East London +17 7 £40,000 -38.46%
South London +3 2 £30,000 -45.45%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 84 (77.06%) SQL
2 69 (63.30%) C#
3 64 (58.72%) Microsoft
4 52 (47.71%) .NET
5 50 (45.87%) SQL Server
6 42 (38.53%) Finance
7 30 (27.52%) PowerShell
8 29 (26.61%) Azure
9 21 (19.27%) Python
10 20 (18.35%) C++
10 20 (18.35%) C
10 20 (18.35%) Windows
11 19 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (17.43%) Business Continuity
11 19 (17.43%) Analytics
12 18 (16.51%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (15.60%) Active Directory
13 17 (15.60%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2014
14 16 (14.68%) OO
14 16 (14.68%) WinForms
14 16 (14.68%) Firewall
14 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
15 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (13.76%) Dynamics CRM
15 15 (13.76%) Dynamics AX
15 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (13.76%) CRM
15 15 (13.76%) OOD
15 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) IIS
2 4 (3.67%) SAS
3 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.92%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.92%) CMS
4 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (13.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (12.84%) Summit
3 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.92%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.61%) Azure
2 18 (16.51%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (10.09%) Power Platform
4 8 (7.34%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (5.50%) AWS
5 6 (5.50%) GCP
6 5 (4.59%) Azure Sentinel
6 5 (4.59%) OpenDNS
7 2 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.92%) Azure Logic Apps
8 1 (0.92%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.92%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.92%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.92%) Route 53
8 1 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Firewall
2 12 (11.01%) DHCP
2 12 (11.01%) DNS
3 11 (10.09%) SSL
4 10 (9.17%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (9.17%) SAN
4 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.17%) VPN
5 9 (8.26%) VoIP
6 5 (4.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.59%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.83%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (13.76%) Relational Database
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (11.93%) RDBMS
4 13 (11.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.01%) MySQL
5 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (10.09%) Power BI
7 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (3.67%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.67%) QlikView
10 3 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.83%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Subversion
2 11 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.59%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.59%) Metasploit
5 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.92%) MSI
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.92%) Toad
General
1 42 (38.53%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Public Sector
3 13 (11.93%) Banking
4 10 (9.17%) Marketing
5 8 (7.34%) Electronics
5 8 (7.34%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.50%) Advertising
7 4 (3.67%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.67%) Police
7 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.83%) Law
9 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.92%) Front Office
9 1 (0.92%) Games
9 1 (0.92%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.92%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 51 (46.79%) Developer
2 28 (25.69%) Analyst
3 18 (16.51%) SQL Developer
4 15 (13.76%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.76%) CRM Developer
4 15 (13.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 14 (12.84%) Applications Support
5 14 (12.84%) Summit Developer
6 13 (11.93%) C++ Developer
6 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) C++/C# Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Support Analyst
8 10 (9.17%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (8.26%) Sun Support
10 8 (7.34%) Data Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Systems Developer
12 5 (4.59%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (47.71%) .NET
2 16 (14.68%) WinForms
3 14 (12.84%) HTML
4 11 (10.09%) CSS
5 9 (8.26%) Web Services
6 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.50%) MDX
8 2 (1.83%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.92%) JSON
9 1 (0.92%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.92%) Node.js
9 1 (0.92%) SOAP
9 1 (0.92%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.67%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.67%) Learning Management System
4 3 (2.75%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.75%) Reinsurance
4 3 (2.75%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.83%) Derivative
5 2 (1.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.59%) Kali Linux
5 3 (2.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.83%) Linux
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.92%) Solaris
7 1 (0.92%) Unix
7 1 (0.92%) VMS
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.43%) Analytics
1 19 (17.43%) Business Continuity
1 19 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (14.68%) OO
2 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
3 15 (13.76%) Change Control
3 15 (13.76%) CRM
3 15 (13.76%) OOD
3 15 (13.76%) Patch Management
4 12 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (10.09%) Data Analysis
5 11 (10.09%) Data Modelling
6 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (9.17%) IT Strategy
6 10 (9.17%) ITSM
7 9 (8.26%) BCP
7 9 (8.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 9 (8.26%) ETL
8 8 (7.34%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (77.06%) SQL
2 69 (63.30%) C#
3 30 (27.52%) PowerShell
4 21 (19.27%) Python
5 20 (18.35%) C
5 20 (18.35%) C++
6 14 (12.84%) Perl
6 14 (12.84%) T-SQL
6 14 (12.84%) VBA
7 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.34%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.75%) Java
9 3 (2.75%) VB6
10 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.83%) VBScript
11 1 (0.92%) PHP
11 1 (0.92%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.75%) Degree
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.92%) CCNA
4 1 (0.92%) CISSP
4 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) MCSE
4 1 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 17 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.01%) vSphere
3 12 (11.01%) XenDesktop
4 10 (9.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.59%) Snort
5 5 (4.59%) Squid
6 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.92%) Docker
7 1 (0.92%) Firmware
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.92%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Nessus
1 5 (4.59%) Nexpose
1 5 (4.59%) Suricata
2 2 (1.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
2 2 (1.83%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.92%) Control-M
3 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 64 (58.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) VMware
3 13 (11.93%) Citrix
4 10 (9.17%) Aareon
4 10 (9.17%) Dell
4 10 (9.17%) SonicWALL
4 10 (9.17%) Sun
4 10 (9.17%) Sybase
5 9 (8.26%) Avaya
6 7 (6.42%) Cisco
7 6 (5.50%) Google
8 5 (4.59%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.59%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.59%) FireEye
8 5 (4.59%) Forcepoint
8 5 (4.59%) LogRhythm
8 5 (4.59%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.59%) Qualys
8 5 (4.59%) Splunk
8 5 (4.59%) Symantec