Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 395 378 358
Rank change year-on-year -17 -20 -51
Permanent jobs citing VB 529 546 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.77% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.41% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 423 463 667
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 38,805 38,660 45,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.20% 54.57% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31,717 33,845 39,504
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +12 156 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North London +17 16 £42,500 +29.82% 9
West London -4 8 £53,500 +40.79% 7
South London -22 2 £45,000 +20.00% 2
VB
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for VB.

1 296 (55.95%) SQL
2 275 (51.98%) Finance
3 262 (49.53%) SQL Server
4 246 (46.50%) C#
5 243 (45.94%) Microsoft
6 208 (39.32%) .NET
7 198 (37.43%) Windows
8 168 (31.76%) JavaScript
9 136 (25.71%) T-SQL
10 134 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (23.82%) ASP.NET
12 124 (23.44%) Degree
13 122 (23.06%) MVC
14 118 (22.31%) Oracle
15 104 (19.66%) Microsoft Excel
16 101 (19.09%) HTML
17 99 (18.71%) Subversion
18 93 (17.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 93 (17.58%) VB.NET
19 91 (17.20%) VBScript
19 91 (17.20%) SharePoint
20 89 (16.82%) ASP.NET MVC
21 88 (16.64%) Java
22 82 (15.50%) Web Services
22 82 (15.50%) WCF
23 81 (15.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 80 (15.12%) Scrum
25 78 (14.74%) Asset Management
26 77 (14.56%) WPF
27 75 (14.18%) Ajax

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 91 (17.20%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.62%) IIS
3 33 (6.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 32 (6.05%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (3.02%) JBoss
7 13 (2.46%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.27%) Apache
9 11 (2.08%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.89%) SAS
11 9 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.57%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.57%) nginx
16 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.38%) Smallworld
Applications
1 104 (19.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (10.21%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.76%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.19%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 21 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.65%) HFM
3 4 (0.76%) Summit
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.38%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.38%) Concordance
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Relativity
5 2 (0.38%) Ringtail
5 2 (0.38%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.95%) Office 365
4 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.19%) G Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.91%) Firewall
2 38 (7.18%) Internet
3 14 (2.65%) Wireless
4 11 (2.08%) DHCP
4 11 (2.08%) DNS
5 9 (1.70%) LAN
6 6 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.95%) VoIP
7 5 (0.95%) WAN
8 4 (0.76%) Intranet
8 4 (0.76%) LDAP
8 4 (0.76%) NAS
8 4 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.76%) RFID
9 3 (0.57%) DSL
9 3 (0.57%) FTP
9 3 (0.57%) VPN
9 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (49.53%) SQL Server
2 93 (17.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 81 (15.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (12.85%) Crystal Reports
5 66 (12.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 51 (9.64%) BusinessObjects
7 45 (8.51%) Relational Database
8 36 (6.81%) MySQL
9 34 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (5.29%) Power BI
11 26 (4.91%) NoSQL
12 21 (3.97%) RDBMS
13 18 (3.40%) MongoDB
13 18 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (3.40%) QlikView
14 15 (2.84%) Snowflake Schema
15 14 (2.65%) Apache Hive
15 14 (2.65%) Hadoop
15 14 (2.65%) OLTP
16 13 (2.46%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 99 (18.71%) Subversion
2 43 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (7.56%) Jenkins
4 33 (6.24%) NUnit
4 33 (6.24%) Rhino Mocks
5 30 (5.67%) Maven
6 24 (4.54%) Visual Studio
7 21 (3.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 16 (3.02%) Git (software)
9 14 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (1.70%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.13%) JIRA
12 5 (0.95%) AppScan
12 5 (0.95%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.76%) Lombardi
13 4 (0.76%) Selenium
14 3 (0.57%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
15 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
15 2 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 275 (51.98%) Finance
2 70 (13.23%) Front Office
3 69 (13.04%) Banking
4 36 (6.81%) Investment Banking
5 33 (6.24%) Games
6 30 (5.67%) Retail Banking
7 23 (4.35%) Retail
8 17 (3.21%) Advertising
8 17 (3.21%) Marketing
9 14 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (2.46%) Back Office
11 8 (1.51%) Legal
12 3 (0.57%) Law
13 2 (0.38%) Billing
13 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 235 (44.42%) Developer
2 138 (26.09%) Analyst
3 122 (23.06%) .NET Developer
4 110 (20.79%) C# Developer
5 65 (12.29%) Agile .NET Developer
5 65 (12.29%) Agile Developer
5 65 (12.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 63 (11.91%) SQL Developer
7 62 (11.72%) SQL Analyst
8 43 (8.13%) Support Analyst
9 39 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
10 38 (7.18%) C# Software Developer
10 38 (7.18%) VB Developer
11 36 (6.81%) Systems Analyst
12 35 (6.62%) Applications Support
13 33 (6.24%) Agile C# Developer
13 33 (6.24%) Internet Developer
14 32 (6.05%) Operations Engineer
14 32 (6.05%) Software Developer
15 31 (5.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (39.32%) .NET
2 126 (23.82%) ASP.NET
3 101 (19.09%) HTML
4 89 (16.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 82 (15.50%) WCF
5 82 (15.50%) Web Services
6 77 (14.56%) WPF
7 75 (14.18%) Ajax
8 73 (13.80%) CSS
9 68 (12.85%) NHibernate
10 65 (12.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 65 (12.29%) LINQ
10 65 (12.29%) Silverlight
10 65 (12.29%) XML
11 57 (10.78%) .NET Framework
11 57 (10.78%) WinForms
12 41 (7.75%) J2EE
13 40 (7.56%) HTML5
14 33 (6.24%) Castle Windsor
14 33 (6.24%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.78%) Client/Server
2 50 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.56%) Management Information System
4 38 (7.18%) Computer Science
5 30 (5.67%) Linux Command Line
6 27 (5.10%) N-Tier
7 22 (4.16%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.65%) Clustering
8 14 (2.65%) PDA
9 11 (2.08%) Life Science
10 10 (1.89%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.32%) Derivative
12 6 (1.13%) Fintech
12 6 (1.13%) User Experience
13 5 (0.95%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.95%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.95%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.76%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 198 (37.43%) Windows
2 61 (11.53%) Unix
3 44 (8.32%) Windows Server
4 42 (7.94%) Linux
5 41 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (6.05%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.46%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.13%) Android
10 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.76%) Solaris
12 3 (0.57%) HPUX
12 3 (0.57%) VMS
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.19%) Debian
14 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (23.06%) MVC
3 80 (15.12%) Scrum
4 78 (14.74%) Asset Management
5 65 (12.29%) Web Application Development
6 64 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
7 63 (11.91%) DevOps
8 56 (10.59%) Investment Management
9 55 (10.40%) Test Automation
10 53 (10.02%) Configuration Management
10 53 (10.02%) ITIL
11 49 (9.26%) Wealth Management
12 44 (8.32%) Release Management
13 40 (7.56%) Workflow
14 39 (7.37%) Analytics
14 39 (7.37%) Data Analysis
14 39 (7.37%) Performance Monitoring
14 39 (7.37%) SDLC
15 38 (7.18%) E-Commerce
16 35 (6.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 296 (55.95%) SQL
2 246 (46.50%) C#
3 168 (31.76%) JavaScript
4 136 (25.71%) T-SQL
5 93 (17.58%) VB.NET
6 91 (17.20%) VBScript
7 88 (16.64%) Java
8 72 (13.61%) VBA
9 63 (11.91%) PowerShell
10 49 (9.26%) Perl
11 43 (8.13%) C++
12 36 (6.81%) VB6
13 32 (6.05%) Python
14 25 (4.73%) Shell Script
15 24 (4.54%) PL/SQL
16 16 (3.02%) Bash Shell
16 16 (3.02%) Ruby
17 14 (2.65%) R
18 9 (1.70%) X++
19 8 (1.51%) C
Qualifications
1 124 (23.44%) Degree
2 18 (3.40%) ISEB
3 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.95%) CISM
4 5 (0.95%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.95%) PMP
5 4 (0.76%) A+ Certification
5 4 (0.76%) CISSP
5 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.76%) MCP
5 4 (0.76%) MCSE
6 3 (0.57%) Siebel Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) MCDST
8 1 (0.19%) MCITP
8 1 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (12.29%) QA
2 30 (5.67%) Data Quality
3 28 (5.29%) SLA
4 10 (1.89%) Solvency II
5 6 (1.13%) COBIT
6 4 (0.76%) Basel III
7 2 (0.38%) PMO
8 1 (0.19%) Basel II
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 53 (10.02%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.76%) XenApp
3 4 (0.76%) XenServer
4 3 (0.57%) Docker
4 3 (0.57%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (5.67%) PowerBroker
2 24 (4.54%) SCCM
3 23 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (2.27%) Ansible
5 12 (2.27%) Puppet
6 8 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.57%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.57%) Control-M
8 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.57%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.38%) Opsview
9 2 (0.38%) SCOM
10 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.19%) WSUS
10 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 243 (45.94%) Microsoft
2 118 (22.31%) Oracle
3 36 (6.81%) Sybase
4 27 (5.10%) VMware
5 25 (4.73%) HP
6 24 (4.54%) Siebel
7 15 (2.84%) Vertica
8 14 (2.65%) Hyperion
9 11 (2.08%) IBM
10 7 (1.32%) Pega
10 7 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.32%) SAP
11 6 (1.13%) Cisco
11 6 (1.13%) Citrix
12 5 (0.95%) Apple
12 5 (0.95%) Mitel
12 5 (0.95%) SaltStack
12 5 (0.95%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.95%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.76%) Blue Prism