Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 321 263 321
Rank change year-on-year -58 +58 +65
Permanent jobs citing VB 128 66 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 1.13% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 139
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,825 £32,300
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £48,750 £49,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 9,284 5,863 12,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.51% 58.33% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6,629 5,119 10,904
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -45 44 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Thames Valley -54 33 £45,000 +16.88% 4
West Sussex +30 26 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Berkshire -13 24 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Surrey -72 22 £37,500 -14.29%
Buckinghamshire -47 8 £40,000 -
Kent -52 2 - -
Oxfordshire -32 1 £45,000 +33.33% 2
Sussex - 1 - -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 98 (76.56%) .NET
2 84 (65.63%) C#
3 77 (60.16%) VB6
4 54 (42.19%) SQL Server
5 52 (40.63%) Windows
6 49 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (35.94%) .NET Core
8 42 (32.81%) ASP.NET
9 40 (31.25%) Web Development
10 39 (30.47%) MVC
10 39 (30.47%) DevOps
11 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
12 37 (28.91%) Azure
13 36 (28.13%) SQL
14 34 (26.56%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
17 27 (21.09%) Oracle
17 27 (21.09%) VB.NET
17 27 (21.09%) XML
17 27 (21.09%) Degree
17 27 (21.09%) JSON
18 26 (20.31%) Ruby
18 26 (20.31%) Information Security
18 26 (20.31%) Python
18 26 (20.31%) AWS
19 25 (19.53%) Finance
20 24 (18.75%) QA
20 24 (18.75%) Mentoring
21 23 (17.97%) Algorithms

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 (3.91%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (16.41%) Sentinel
2 3 (2.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 37 (28.91%) Azure
2 26 (20.31%) AWS
3 22 (17.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 22 (17.19%) Amazon GuardDuty
3 22 (17.19%) Amazon S3
3 22 (17.19%) AWS CloudTrail
3 22 (17.19%) AWS Lambda
3 22 (17.19%) Azure Logic Apps
3 22 (17.19%) Azure Monitor
3 22 (17.19%) Azure Sentinel
3 22 (17.19%) CloudFront
3 22 (17.19%) Serverless
4 2 (1.56%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.78%) Power Automate
5 1 (0.78%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) FTP
1 4 (3.13%) HTTP
1 4 (3.13%) HTTPS
1 4 (3.13%) Internet
1 4 (3.13%) POP3
1 4 (3.13%) SMTP
2 1 (0.78%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) MySQL
6 1 (0.78%) Power BI
6 1 (0.78%) QlikView
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.56%) Moq
1 2 (1.56%) MSTest
1 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 25 (19.53%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Banking
2 9 (7.03%) Social Skills
3 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.69%) Legal
5 5 (3.91%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (2.34%) Automotive
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 94 (73.44%) Developer
2 39 (30.47%) .NET Developer
3 36 (28.13%) Web Developer
4 21 (16.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 21 (16.41%) Security Engineer
5 16 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 12 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.38%) VB Developer
7 7 (5.47%) VB6 Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Architect
10 4 (3.13%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
11 3 (2.34%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.34%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.34%) Senior Applications Developer
12 2 (1.56%) Graduate Developer
12 2 (1.56%) Junior .NET Developer
12 2 (1.56%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (76.56%) .NET
2 46 (35.94%) .NET Core
3 42 (32.81%) ASP.NET
4 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (21.09%) JSON
5 27 (21.09%) XML
6 18 (14.06%) HTML
7 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
7 11 (8.59%) AngularJS
7 11 (8.59%) CSS
8 8 (6.25%) jQuery
8 8 (6.25%) SOAP
8 8 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (5.47%) React
10 5 (3.91%) Classic ASP
10 5 (3.91%) REST
10 5 (3.91%) XML-RPC
11 4 (3.13%) Middleware
11 4 (3.13%) WPF
12 3 (2.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Algorithms
2 6 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.63%) Windows
2 22 (17.19%) Linux
2 22 (17.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.25%) Web Development
3 39 (30.47%) DevOps
3 39 (30.47%) MVC
4 34 (26.56%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (20.31%) Information Security
6 24 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 22 (17.19%) Analytics
7 22 (17.19%) API Integration
7 22 (17.19%) Identity Management
7 22 (17.19%) Log Analytics
7 22 (17.19%) SIEM
7 22 (17.19%) Visualisation
8 21 (16.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (16.41%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (16.41%) Data Analytics
8 21 (16.41%) Risk Management
9 18 (14.06%) Software Engineering
10 17 (13.28%) SDLC
11 15 (11.72%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 84 (65.63%) C#
2 77 (60.16%) VB6
3 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 36 (28.13%) SQL
5 27 (21.09%) VB.NET
6 26 (20.31%) Python
6 26 (20.31%) Ruby
7 23 (17.97%) PowerShell
8 22 (17.19%) Perl
9 14 (10.94%) PL/SQL
10 10 (7.81%) VBA
11 7 (5.47%) C
11 7 (5.47%) Java
12 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.91%) VBScript
13 4 (3.13%) C++
14 2 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (21.09%) Degree
2 21 (16.41%) GCFA
2 21 (16.41%) GCFE
2 21 (16.41%) GCIA
2 21 (16.41%) GCIH
2 21 (16.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) HL7
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 30 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.09%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.13%) Automation Anywhere
4 4 (3.13%) Blue Prism
4 4 (3.13%) Citrix
4 4 (3.13%) UiPath
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) SIMUL8