Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 356 344 327
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 -89
Permanent jobs citing VB 169 207 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.69% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.21% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 143 185 227
South East median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,750 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £56,250 £60,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%

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 14,117 17,102 15,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.82% 57.39% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12,107 14,801 13,926
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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
Hampshire +27 67 £37,500 -11.76% 9
East Sussex +27 42 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Thames Valley +14 27 £32,500 -18.75% 10
Surrey +15 24 £52,500 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +31 16 £26,500 -39.77% 1
Berkshire -17 9 £42,500 +11.84% 2
West Sussex -25 7 £25,000 -45.65% 1
Oxfordshire +33 2 £35,000 -28.93% 7
VB
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 127 (75.15%) C#
2 114 (67.46%) .NET
3 101 (59.76%) SQL
4 60 (35.50%) ASP.NET
5 55 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (28.40%) JavaScript
7 46 (27.22%) SQL Server
8 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
9 37 (21.89%) WCF
9 37 (21.89%) HTML
10 33 (19.53%) XML
11 31 (18.34%) VBA
11 31 (18.34%) Degree
11 31 (18.34%) SDLC
12 30 (17.75%) Java
13 28 (16.57%) Windows
14 27 (15.98%) Visual Studio
15 26 (15.38%) VB.NET
15 26 (15.38%) Python
16 24 (14.20%) Oracle
17 23 (13.61%) C++
18 22 (13.02%) Finance
18 22 (13.02%) Microsoft Excel
19 21 (12.43%) CSS
19 21 (12.43%) VB6
19 21 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (11.83%) Computer Science
20 20 (11.83%) XSLT
20 20 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
21 19 (11.24%) OOD

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 8 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.55%) Apache
3 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.78%) IIS
4 3 (1.78%) nginx
5 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (13.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.78%) HFM
2 3 (1.78%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.59%) Maximo
3 1 (0.59%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Power Platform
2 6 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.59%) PaaS
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) HTTP
2 5 (2.96%) VoIP
3 2 (1.18%) 5G
3 2 (1.18%) DHCP
3 2 (1.18%) DNS
3 2 (1.18%) Intranet
3 2 (1.18%) LAN
3 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) VPN
3 2 (1.18%) WAN
4 1 (0.59%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) Power BI
3 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.37%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 4 (2.37%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (2.37%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (1.78%) Essbase
7 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.18%) QlikView
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) Big Data
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (15.98%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.88%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.96%) Subversion
4 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.18%) Burp Suite
6 2 (1.18%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.18%) Selenium
6 2 (1.18%) webpack
7 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (13.02%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Aerospace
2 7 (4.14%) Military
3 5 (2.96%) Electronics
3 5 (2.96%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (66.86%) Developer
2 43 (25.44%) C# Developer
3 38 (22.49%) .NET Developer
4 36 (21.30%) Software Developer
5 34 (20.12%) Junior
6 30 (17.75%) Senior Developer
7 26 (15.38%) Junior Developer
8 23 (13.61%) Analyst
9 20 (11.83%) Junior .NET Developer
10 19 (11.24%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (11.24%) SQL Developer
11 14 (8.28%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (8.28%) Data Analyst
12 12 (7.10%) SQL Server Developer
13 10 (5.92%) .NET Software Developer
13 10 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (5.92%) Python Developer
14 9 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (5.33%) Senior SQL Developer
14 9 (5.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (67.46%) .NET
2 60 (35.50%) ASP.NET
3 37 (21.89%) HTML
3 37 (21.89%) WCF
4 33 (19.53%) XML
5 21 (12.43%) CSS
6 20 (11.83%) XSLT
7 17 (10.06%) Web Services
8 15 (8.88%) REST
9 9 (5.33%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (5.33%) MSMQ
10 8 (4.73%) .NET Framework
11 6 (3.55%) .NET Core
11 6 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (2.96%) Entity Framework
12 5 (2.96%) jQuery
12 5 (2.96%) JSON
13 4 (2.37%) CSS3
14 3 (1.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.37%) User Experience
5 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Robotics
7 1 (0.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.57%) Windows
2 15 (8.88%) Linux
3 7 (4.14%) Unix
4 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.34%) SDLC
3 21 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (11.83%) Computer Science
5 19 (11.24%) Analytics
5 19 (11.24%) Mathematics
5 19 (11.24%) Mentoring
5 19 (11.24%) OO
5 19 (11.24%) OOD
5 19 (11.24%) SOLID
6 16 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (9.47%) Project Management
7 15 (8.88%) Data Analysis
7 15 (8.88%) Data Analytics
7 15 (8.88%) Scrum
8 10 (5.92%) Statistical Modelling
9 9 (5.33%) BDD
9 9 (5.33%) Insurtech
9 9 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (75.15%) C#
2 101 (59.76%) SQL
3 48 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 31 (18.34%) VBA
5 30 (17.75%) Java
6 26 (15.38%) Python
6 26 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 23 (13.61%) C++
8 21 (12.43%) VB6
9 17 (10.06%) T-SQL
10 16 (9.47%) PowerShell
11 14 (8.28%) PL/SQL
12 12 (7.10%) C
13 7 (4.14%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.78%) Fortran
14 3 (1.78%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.18%) Delphi
15 2 (1.18%) PHP
15 2 (1.18%) RPG
Qualifications
1 31 (18.34%) Degree
2 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.78%) PhD
6 2 (1.18%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.18%) HNC
7 1 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.18%) Docker
1 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (2.37%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.78%) SCCM
2 3 (1.78%) SCOM
3 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.18%) Nessus
3 2 (1.18%) Nmap
3 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.20%) Oracle
3 5 (2.96%) SAP
4 4 (2.37%) Cognos
4 4 (2.37%) IBM
5 3 (1.78%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.78%) VMware
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco
6 2 (1.18%) McAfee
6 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.18%) Symantec
7 1 (0.59%) Avaya
7 1 (0.59%) Borland
7 1 (0.59%) EMC
7 1 (0.59%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) Motorola
7 1 (0.59%) Siemens
7 1 (0.59%) Tableau