Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 244 353 354
Rank change year-on-year +109 +1 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB 78 166 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.64% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 1.18% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51 142 185
Median annual salary £44,250 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.45% -10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £23,525 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,875
% change year-on-year - -0.87% +2.08%

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 6,036 14,065 17,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.28% 53.89% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,122 12,069 14,746
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% +0.56%
10th Percentile £31,888 £28,750 £29,063
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,350 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 Sussex +63 23 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Hampshire +48 22 £38,625 +3.00% 1
Surrey +82 16 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Thames Valley +118 9 £38,000 +16.92% 8
East Sussex +17 7 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +49 4 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +63 3 £49,000 +71.93% 7
Berkshire +99 2 £38,000 -10.59% 1
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 51 (65.38%) C#
2 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 41 (52.56%) .NET
3 41 (52.56%) Windows
4 40 (51.28%) SQL
5 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
7 29 (37.18%) VB6
8 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (29.49%) Java
10 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
10 23 (29.49%) .NET Framework
11 22 (28.21%) PowerShell
11 22 (28.21%) XML
12 21 (26.92%) HTML
12 21 (26.92%) Windows Server
13 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET
13 20 (25.64%) CSS
13 20 (25.64%) Entity Framework
14 17 (21.79%) Git (software)
14 17 (21.79%) jQuery
14 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
15 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
15 16 (20.51%) OO
16 15 (19.23%) Oracle
16 15 (19.23%) Scrum
16 15 (19.23%) Finance
16 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
16 15 (19.23%) WSUS

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 13 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) CICS
2 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) JBoss
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Azure
2 4 (5.13%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.56%) AWS
3 2 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.56%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.56%) Serverless
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) DHCP
1 13 (16.67%) DNS
1 13 (16.67%) LAN
1 13 (16.67%) WLAN
2 3 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) FTP
4 1 (1.28%) Modbus
4 1 (1.28%) RS-232
4 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (17.95%) MongoDB
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (8.97%) DB2
7 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.13%) Power BI
9 2 (2.56%) Big Data
9 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.56%) MySQL
9 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.28%) DTS
10 1 (1.28%) MS Access
10 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
3 12 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.69%) JIRA
4 6 (7.69%) Selenium
5 4 (5.13%) HP UFT
5 4 (5.13%) JMeter
5 4 (5.13%) Subversion
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.56%) Appium
7 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.56%) JUnit
7 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.56%) Maven
7 2 (2.56%) Postman
7 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) C# Developer
3 15 (19.23%) SQL Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Analyst Programmer
5 11 (14.10%) HTML CSS Developer
5 11 (14.10%) HTML Developer
5 11 (14.10%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Programmer
6 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Software Programmer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior
9 3 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (52.56%) .NET
2 23 (29.49%) .NET Framework
3 22 (28.21%) XML
4 21 (26.92%) HTML
5 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET
5 20 (25.64%) CSS
5 20 (25.64%) Entity Framework
6 17 (21.79%) jQuery
7 12 (15.38%) Ajax
7 12 (15.38%) Web Services
8 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (12.82%) Kendo UI
10 6 (7.69%) .NET Core
10 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.41%) REST
12 4 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Driving Licence
2 14 (17.95%) Algorithms
3 13 (16.67%) CMDB
4 6 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.69%) LIMS
5 4 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.56%) EPoS
7 2 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.95%) Windows 10
4 9 (11.54%) Linux
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.13%) Unix
7 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
3 16 (20.51%) OO
4 15 (19.23%) Patch Management
4 15 (19.23%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) MVC
5 14 (17.95%) OOP
6 13 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 13 (16.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 13 (16.67%) Server Patching
6 13 (16.67%) Software Distribution
6 13 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (15.38%) DevOps
7 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (12.82%) TDD
10 9 (11.54%) SDLC
11 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
11 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.69%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) C#
2 40 (51.28%) SQL
3 29 (37.18%) VB6
4 23 (29.49%) Java
4 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
5 22 (28.21%) PowerShell
6 14 (17.95%) C++
7 13 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 11 (14.10%) Python
9 7 (8.97%) Perl
10 6 (7.69%) C
10 6 (7.69%) VBScript
11 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
11 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
12 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
12 4 (5.13%) VBA
13 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.56%) COBOL
14 2 (2.56%) Groovy
14 2 (2.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.56%) PMP
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 13 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.56%) ACF2
3 2 (2.56%) Docker
3 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.56%) RACF
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) WSUS
2 14 (17.95%) SCCM
3 13 (16.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (2.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle
3 13 (16.67%) VMware
4 10 (12.82%) Telerik
5 4 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) ABBYY
7 1 (1.28%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Epicor
7 1 (1.28%) Informatica
7 1 (1.28%) Kofax
7 1 (1.28%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.28%) Xceptor