Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 604 423 440
Rank change year-on-year -181 +17 +39
Permanent jobs citing VB 121 45 327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.23% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.37% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 87 35 286
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,125 £42,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £110,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.69%

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 30,796 12,084 30,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.84% 61.13% 56.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19,009 10,426 25,626
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -38 38 £54,250 -44.50% 11
South London - 14 £56,250 - 1
East London -16 10 £75,000 +66.67% 1
West London -81 6 £45,000 -25.00% 5
VB
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 74 (61.16%) SQL
2 69 (57.02%) C#
3 57 (47.11%) Azure
4 55 (45.45%) .NET
5 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (37.19%) Python
7 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 43 (35.54%) SQL Server
9 42 (34.71%) Windows
9 42 (34.71%) JavaScript
10 41 (33.88%) Degree
10 41 (33.88%) PowerShell
11 39 (32.23%) ASP.NET
12 37 (30.58%) Finance
12 37 (30.58%) Social Skills
13 34 (28.10%) AngularJS
14 32 (26.45%) AWS
14 32 (26.45%) Information Security
15 30 (24.79%) Web Services
16 29 (23.97%) Atlassian
17 28 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (22.31%) .NET Framework
19 26 (21.49%) JIRA
19 26 (21.49%) C++
19 26 (21.49%) Confluence
20 25 (20.66%) REST
20 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Excel
21 24 (19.83%) Banking
21 24 (19.83%) DevOps
22 23 (19.01%) Full Stack Development

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 26 (21.49%) Confluence
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.61%) IIS
4 7 (5.79%) SAS
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.48%) SPSS
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.83%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 57 (47.11%) Azure
2 32 (26.45%) AWS
3 14 (11.57%) GCP
4 13 (10.74%) GitHub
4 13 (10.74%) Power Platform
4 13 (10.74%) SaaS
5 12 (9.92%) Azure Sentinel
6 9 (7.44%) Amazon EKS
6 9 (7.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (7.44%) AWS CodeCommit
6 9 (7.44%) AWS CodePipeline
6 9 (7.44%) Azure Pipelines
6 9 (7.44%) IaaS
6 9 (7.44%) OpenShift
6 9 (7.44%) PaaS
7 7 (5.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (5.79%) AWS CloudTrail
7 7 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (5.79%) CloudFront
7 7 (5.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) Firewall
2 9 (7.44%) IPv4
2 9 (7.44%) LAN
2 9 (7.44%) VPN
2 9 (7.44%) WAN
3 8 (6.61%) FTP
3 8 (6.61%) IPsec
4 5 (4.13%) DHCP
4 5 (4.13%) DNS
4 5 (4.13%) GSM
4 5 (4.13%) Internet
4 5 (4.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.13%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.65%) DVB
6 1 (0.83%) PBX
6 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (35.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.74%) Power BI
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (8.26%) NoSQL
6 9 (7.44%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.44%) MySQL
6 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.61%) Tableau
8 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.48%) Big Data
11 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.48%) Metadata
11 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.65%) MS Access
12 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) JIRA
2 23 (19.01%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.44%) GitLab
3 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.44%) Vagrant
4 5 (4.13%) Metasploit
5 2 (1.65%) eggPlant
5 2 (1.65%) MSI
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.83%) JMeter
6 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.83%) Postman
6 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.83%) REST Assured
6 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.83%) The Grinder
6 1 (0.83%) WiX
General
1 37 (30.58%) Finance
1 37 (30.58%) Social Skills
2 28 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (19.83%) Banking
4 13 (10.74%) Marketing
5 8 (6.61%) Italian Language
5 8 (6.61%) Portuguese Language
5 8 (6.61%) Spanish Language
6 7 (5.79%) Public Sector
7 6 (4.96%) Aerospace
7 6 (4.96%) Electronics
7 6 (4.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
7 6 (4.96%) Police
7 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
8 5 (4.13%) Automotive
8 5 (4.13%) Retail
9 3 (2.48%) Legal
9 3 (2.48%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Developer
2 23 (19.01%) .NET Developer
2 23 (19.01%) Analyst
3 8 (6.61%) Data Analyst
4 7 (5.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 7 (5.79%) Master Data Analyst
4 7 (5.79%) Security Engineer
5 6 (4.96%) Consultant
5 6 (4.96%) Data Manager
5 6 (4.96%) DevOps Manager
5 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
5 6 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.13%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (4.13%) Security Analyst
6 5 (4.13%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.13%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (4.13%) Technical Support
6 5 (4.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (45.45%) .NET
2 39 (32.23%) ASP.NET
3 34 (28.10%) AngularJS
4 30 (24.79%) Web Services
5 27 (22.31%) .NET Framework
6 25 (20.66%) REST
7 23 (19.01%) SOAP
7 23 (19.01%) WCF
7 23 (19.01%) WinForms
8 22 (18.18%) jQuery
8 22 (18.18%) LINQ
8 22 (18.18%) React
8 22 (18.18%) Vue.js
9 16 (13.22%) Entity Framework
10 15 (12.40%) JSON
11 14 (11.57%) .NET Core
12 10 (8.26%) XML
13 9 (7.44%) Django
13 9 (7.44%) Node.js
13 9 (7.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) Equities
2 21 (17.36%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.44%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.61%) Derivative
4 8 (6.61%) Renewable Energy
4 8 (6.61%) SCADA
5 7 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.13%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 5 (4.13%) Internet of Things
6 5 (4.13%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.31%) PKI
7 4 (3.31%) Replication
8 3 (2.48%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.65%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.83%) Energy Derivatives
10 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (34.71%) Windows
2 16 (13.22%) Linux
3 10 (8.26%) Unix
4 7 (5.79%) Mac OS
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (4.13%) Kali Linux
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.45%) Information Security
3 24 (19.83%) DevOps
4 23 (19.01%) Full Stack Development
4 23 (19.01%) Visualisation
5 22 (18.18%) Migration
6 19 (15.70%) Project Management
7 18 (14.88%) Analytics
8 17 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
10 15 (12.40%) ITIL
10 15 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (11.57%) Data Visualisation
12 13 (10.74%) ETL
12 13 (10.74%) Microservices
12 13 (10.74%) Unit Testing
12 13 (10.74%) Web Application Development
13 12 (9.92%) Data Analytics
13 12 (9.92%) Data Modelling
13 12 (9.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (61.16%) SQL
2 69 (57.02%) C#
3 45 (37.19%) Python
4 42 (34.71%) JavaScript
5 41 (33.88%) PowerShell
6 26 (21.49%) C++
7 23 (19.01%) Java
8 17 (14.05%) C
8 17 (14.05%) Ruby
9 16 (13.22%) Perl
10 15 (12.40%) VB.NET
11 12 (9.92%) VBScript
12 10 (8.26%) R
12 10 (8.26%) VBA
13 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
13 9 (7.44%) PHP
14 8 (6.61%) Scala
15 6 (4.96%) Ada
16 5 (4.13%) MATLAB
17 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (33.88%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) GCFA
2 7 (5.79%) GCFE
2 7 (5.79%) GCIA
2 7 (5.79%) GCIH
2 7 (5.79%) Postgraduate
2 7 (5.79%) SANS
3 5 (4.13%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (4.13%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (4.13%) PhD
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) CCNA
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) HAZOP
2 5 (4.13%) IEC 61508
2 5 (4.13%) ISO 26262
3 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.83%) DICOM
4 1 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.83%) HL7
4 1 (0.83%) WAI
4 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (15.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.44%) Docker
4 5 (4.13%) Snort
4 5 (4.13%) Squid
5 4 (3.31%) vSphere
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) SCCM
2 10 (8.26%) Terraform
3 9 (7.44%) Ansible
3 9 (7.44%) Kubernetes
3 9 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.44%) Puppet
4 5 (4.13%) Nessus
4 5 (4.13%) Nexpose
4 5 (4.13%) Suricata
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.97%) Atlassian
3 17 (14.05%) Oracle
4 11 (9.09%) VMware
5 10 (8.26%) IBM
6 9 (7.44%) Alibaba
7 6 (4.96%) SAP
8 5 (4.13%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.13%) Carbon Black
8 5 (4.13%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.13%) Cisco
8 5 (4.13%) CrowdStrike
8 5 (4.13%) FireEye
8 5 (4.13%) Forcepoint
8 5 (4.13%) Google
8 5 (4.13%) LogRhythm
8 5 (4.13%) Qualys
8 5 (4.13%) Splunk
8 5 (4.13%) Symantec
8 5 (4.13%) Zscaler