Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 368 233 333
Rank change year-on-year -135 +100 +43
Permanent jobs citing VB 80 60 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.76% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 1.29% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 153
10th Percentile £33,750 " £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £52,625 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 9,523 4,662 13,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.25% 59.22% 53.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,928 4,058 11,810
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the South East

VB
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in the South East.

Salary trend for VB in the South East

VB
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for VB in the South East

VB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley -84 24 £45,000 -6.74% 10
Surrey -60 21 £37,500 -14.77% 3
Hampshire -127 16 £50,000 +38.89% 7
Berkshire - 15 £47,500 - 4
West Sussex -11 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -53 8 £40,000 -18.37% 3
Kent -35 6 £33,750 +12.50%
East Sussex -44 4 £43,750 +9.38%
Oxfordshire -32 1 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Sussex - 1 - -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for VB.

1 56 (70.00%) C#
1 56 (70.00%) .NET
2 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
3 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (40.00%) SQL
5 30 (37.50%) Azure
6 29 (36.25%) Windows
7 28 (35.00%) Degree
8 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
8 26 (32.50%) HTML
9 23 (28.75%) Visualisation
9 23 (28.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (28.75%) DevOps
10 22 (27.50%) AWS
10 22 (27.50%) VB6
11 21 (26.25%) JSON
11 21 (26.25%) .NET Core
12 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 20 (25.00%) XML
12 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 19 (23.75%) Python
13 19 (23.75%) Ruby
13 19 (23.75%) Information Security
14 18 (22.50%) CSS
14 18 (22.50%) Analytics
15 17 (21.25%) Data Analytics
15 17 (21.25%) Mentoring
16 16 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 16 (20.00%) Linux

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 30 (37.50%) Azure
2 22 (27.50%) AWS
3 15 (18.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 15 (18.75%) Amazon GuardDuty
3 15 (18.75%) Amazon S3
3 15 (18.75%) AWS CloudTrail
3 15 (18.75%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (18.75%) Azure Logic Apps
3 15 (18.75%) Azure Sentinel
3 15 (18.75%) CloudFront
3 15 (18.75%) Serverless
4 7 (8.75%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.25%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.25%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) FTP
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
1 4 (5.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (5.00%) Internet
1 4 (5.00%) POP3
1 4 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (1.25%) GSM
2 1 (1.25%) LTE
2 1 (1.25%) Modbus
2 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.75%) Power BI
4 6 (7.50%) Tableau
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.00%) NewSQL
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.25%) QlikView
8 1 (1.25%) Redis
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (16.25%) Social Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
3 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.75%) Automotive
4 4 (5.00%) Legal
4 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.25%) Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 43 (53.75%) Developer
2 19 (23.75%) Software Developer
3 16 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) DBA
7 4 (5.00%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
7 4 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Business Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.00%) .NET
2 26 (32.50%) HTML
3 21 (26.25%) .NET Core
3 21 (26.25%) JSON
4 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (25.00%) XML
5 18 (22.50%) CSS
6 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
7 9 (11.25%) jQuery
7 9 (11.25%) React
8 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (10.00%) Web Services
9 7 (8.75%) Entity Framework
9 7 (8.75%) SOAP
10 6 (7.50%) REST
11 5 (6.25%) Classic ASP
11 5 (6.25%) XML-RPC
12 4 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Algorithms
2 11 (13.75%) Legacy Systems
3 9 (11.25%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (8.75%) Data Structures
5 6 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (7.50%) LIMS
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Linux
3 15 (18.75%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 23 (28.75%) DevOps
2 23 (28.75%) Visualisation
3 19 (23.75%) Information Security
4 18 (22.50%) Analytics
5 17 (21.25%) Data Analytics
5 17 (21.25%) Mentoring
6 16 (20.00%) MVC
6 16 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (18.75%) API Integration
7 15 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (18.75%) Identity Management
7 15 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 15 (18.75%) SIEM
7 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.50%) Computer Science
9 10 (12.50%) Web Development
9 10 (12.50%) Workflow
10 9 (11.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) C#
2 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
3 32 (40.00%) SQL
4 22 (27.50%) VB6
5 19 (23.75%) Python
5 19 (23.75%) Ruby
6 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 15 (18.75%) Perl
8 13 (16.25%) VB.NET
9 11 (13.75%) C++
9 11 (13.75%) Java
10 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 6 (7.50%) VBA
12 4 (5.00%) C
12 4 (5.00%) MATLAB
12 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
12 4 (5.00%) VBScript
13 1 (1.25%) PHP
13 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (35.00%) Degree
2 15 (18.75%) GCFA
2 15 (18.75%) GCFE
2 15 (18.75%) GCIA
2 15 (18.75%) GCIH
2 15 (18.75%) SANS
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.25%) MBA
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) HL7
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.25%) SCOM
2 1 (1.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.00%) Automation Anywhere
4 4 (5.00%) Blue Prism
4 4 (5.00%) Citrix
4 4 (5.00%) UiPath
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Remedy
5 1 (1.25%) SIMUL8
5 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds