Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 302 241
Rank change year-on-year -30 -61 -36
Permanent jobs citing VB 232 281 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.94% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.72% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 209 260 527
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,950 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -1.23% +1.25%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 17,545 16,358 20,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.59% 54.67% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15,195 14,247 17,851
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VB as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in the South East.

Salary trend for VB in the South East

VB
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Surrey -5 63 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Thames Valley -60 52 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Hampshire -14 47 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Berkshire +6 42 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Sussex +26 36 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex -26 25 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Kent -16 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Oxfordshire -43 6 £49,250 +79.09% 2
Buckinghamshire -18 4 £44,000 +10.00%
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 176 (75.86%) C#
2 163 (70.26%) .NET
3 151 (65.09%) SQL
4 93 (40.09%) SQL Server
5 88 (37.93%) ASP.NET
6 82 (35.34%) Oracle
7 77 (33.19%) WCF
8 75 (32.33%) VB.NET
9 74 (31.90%) CSS
10 68 (29.31%) JavaScript
11 67 (28.88%) Windows
11 67 (28.88%) Microsoft
12 66 (28.45%) HTML
13 56 (24.14%) VB6
14 54 (23.28%) jQuery
14 54 (23.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 53 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (22.84%) PL/SQL
16 52 (22.41%) MVC
17 47 (20.26%) Visual Studio
18 43 (18.53%) T-SQL
19 42 (18.10%) Migration
20 41 (17.67%) CSS3
21 38 (16.38%) SDLC
22 37 (15.95%) C++
23 36 (15.52%) Finance
24 34 (14.66%) OO
25 33 (14.22%) Team Foundation Server
26 31 (13.36%) Ajax
26 31 (13.36%) Requirements Analysis

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 9 (3.88%) CMS
2 8 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.59%) IIS
5 5 (2.16%) SAS
6 4 (1.72%) Confluence
6 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.29%) CICS
7 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) Mule
8 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.72%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.88%) HTTP
2 8 (3.45%) Intranet
3 7 (3.02%) DAB
3 7 (3.02%) SMS
4 6 (2.59%) VoIP
5 3 (1.29%) LAN
6 2 (0.86%) Firewall
6 2 (0.86%) SSL
6 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) 802.11
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.43%) CTI
7 1 (0.43%) DHCP
7 1 (0.43%) DNS
7 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.43%) Internet
7 1 (0.43%) RTP
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
7 1 (0.43%) Telnet
7 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (40.09%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.50%) MySQL
3 25 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (9.48%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.76%) Oracle Database
7 14 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (4.74%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (4.31%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.59%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (1.29%) DB2
15 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.29%) Power BI
16 2 (0.86%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 47 (20.26%) Visual Studio
2 33 (14.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (13.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 20 (8.62%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.31%) NUnit
6 9 (3.88%) webpack
7 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (2.59%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.16%) MSTest
10 4 (1.72%) JIRA
10 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Blend
10 4 (1.72%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.72%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.72%) StyleCop
10 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.29%) Selenium
12 2 (0.86%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.86%) JUnit
12 2 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (15.52%) Finance
2 8 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.16%) Marketing
4 5 (2.16%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.29%) Electronics
5 3 (1.29%) Retail
6 2 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (62.93%) Developer
2 100 (43.10%) .NET Developer
3 59 (25.43%) C# Developer
4 50 (21.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (15.95%) Software Developer
6 36 (15.52%) Analyst
7 19 (8.19%) .NET Software Developer
8 18 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (7.33%) VB.NET Developer
10 15 (6.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.47%) SQL Developer
11 13 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
12 12 (5.17%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 12 (5.17%) Java Developer
12 12 (5.17%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.74%) Software Engineer
13 11 (4.74%) Support Engineer
14 10 (4.31%) Technical Support
15 9 (3.88%) Support Analyst
15 9 (3.88%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (70.26%) .NET
2 88 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 77 (33.19%) WCF
4 74 (31.90%) CSS
5 66 (28.45%) HTML
6 54 (23.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 54 (23.28%) jQuery
7 41 (17.67%) CSS3
8 31 (13.36%) Ajax
9 29 (12.50%) JSON
10 27 (11.64%) Razor View Engine
10 27 (11.64%) XML
11 24 (10.34%) .NET Framework
12 23 (9.91%) RESTful
13 22 (9.48%) HTML5
14 20 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (8.62%) WPF
15 16 (6.90%) AngularJS
15 16 (6.90%) WinForms
16 13 (5.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.33%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.33%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.72%) LIMS
7 4 (1.72%) User Experience
8 3 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.88%) Windows
2 27 (11.64%) Linux
3 23 (9.91%) Unix
4 19 (8.19%) Windows Phone
4 19 (8.19%) Windows Phone 8
5 10 (4.31%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.31%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.88%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (22.41%) MVC
3 42 (18.10%) Migration
4 38 (16.38%) SDLC
5 34 (14.66%) OO
6 31 (13.36%) Requirements Analysis
7 26 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (10.78%) OOD
9 24 (10.34%) TDD
10 23 (9.91%) Software Engineering
10 23 (9.91%) SOLID
10 23 (9.91%) UML
11 20 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (8.62%) System Testing
12 18 (7.76%) Test Automation
12 18 (7.76%) Web Development
13 15 (6.47%) SOA
14 14 (6.03%) Scrum
15 12 (5.17%) E-Commerce
15 12 (5.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (75.86%) C#
2 151 (65.09%) SQL
3 75 (32.33%) VB.NET
4 68 (29.31%) JavaScript
5 56 (24.14%) VB6
6 53 (22.84%) PL/SQL
7 43 (18.53%) T-SQL
8 37 (15.95%) C++
9 31 (13.36%) Java
10 27 (11.64%) VBScript
11 13 (5.60%) TypeScript
11 13 (5.60%) XAML
12 11 (4.74%) C
13 10 (4.31%) PowerShell
14 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.59%) Python
15 6 (2.59%) VBA
16 5 (2.16%) F#
17 4 (1.72%) ANSI SQL
17 4 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (12.93%) Degree
2 11 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (4.74%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.16%) ISEB
3 5 (2.16%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.29%) PMP
6 2 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.43%) GCIH
7 1 (0.43%) GIAC
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) GAMP
1 8 (3.45%) QA
2 7 (3.02%) SLA
3 4 (1.72%) DICOM
3 4 (1.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.29%) ACF2
4 3 (1.29%) RACF
5 2 (0.86%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.31%) SCCM
2 8 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (3.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (1.72%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 82 (35.34%) Oracle
2 67 (28.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.17%) Xamarin
4 9 (3.88%) VMware
5 5 (2.16%) HP
6 4 (1.72%) Tableau
7 3 (1.29%) IBM
8 2 (0.86%) Adobe
8 2 (0.86%) Apple
8 2 (0.86%) Borland
8 2 (0.86%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.43%) Aruba
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.43%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.43%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) Juniper
9 1 (0.43%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.43%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.43%) Veeam