Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 315 367 320
Rank change year-on-year +52 -47 -63
Permanent jobs citing VB 183 166 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.58% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.03% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 152 147 223
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £27,600
90th Percentile £62,450 £56,250 £57,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 13,615 16,086 17,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.01% 56.31% 56.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,817 13,955 15,003
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +42 56 £37,500 +7.14% 8
East Sussex +6 41 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey +47 34 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Thames Valley +12 27 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Berkshire -1 12 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £25,250 -39.88% 2
West Sussex +10 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Kent -1 10 £50,000 +65.29% 10
Oxfordshire +21 4 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Middlesex -6 3 £60,000 +23.08%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 145 (79.23%) C#
2 119 (65.03%) .NET
3 91 (49.73%) SQL
4 69 (37.70%) SQL Server
5 61 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (32.79%) VB.NET
7 58 (31.69%) JavaScript
8 52 (28.42%) ASP.NET
9 47 (25.68%) XML
10 42 (22.95%) Microsoft
11 39 (21.31%) Finance
12 37 (20.22%) HTML
13 36 (19.67%) C++
13 36 (19.67%) VB6
14 35 (19.13%) Java
15 32 (17.49%) Python
16 31 (16.94%) WCF
17 30 (16.39%) SDLC
18 29 (15.85%) Windows
19 28 (15.30%) PowerShell
20 26 (14.21%) Degree
21 25 (13.66%) Oracle
22 23 (12.57%) Scrum
22 23 (12.57%) Team Foundation Server
23 22 (12.02%) REST
23 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
23 22 (12.02%) VBA
24 21 (11.48%) Software Engineering
24 21 (11.48%) Computer Science
25 20 (10.93%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (5.46%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.64%) Apache
2 3 (1.64%) CICS
2 3 (1.64%) IIS
2 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.09%) nginx
4 1 (0.55%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.55%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.55%) HFM
3 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.55%) Maximo
3 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.55%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.01%) AWS
1 11 (6.01%) Azure
2 9 (4.92%) Power Platform
3 3 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.64%) Google Pay
4 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) HTTP
2 3 (1.64%) Firewall
2 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.09%) Intranet
3 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.55%) 5G
4 1 (0.55%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.55%) RS-232
4 1 (0.55%) RS-485
4 1 (0.55%) Telnet
4 1 (0.55%) VoIP
4 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.92%) Power BI
5 7 (3.83%) DB2
5 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.19%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (2.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (2.19%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (2.19%) MS Access
8 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (12.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (8.74%) Visual Studio
3 12 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.83%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.28%) JIRA
5 6 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.73%) Selenium
6 5 (2.73%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.19%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.19%) JMeter
7 4 (2.19%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.19%) Subversion
8 3 (1.64%) JUnit
9 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.09%) Burp Suite
9 2 (1.09%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.55%) Appium
10 1 (0.55%) Gatling
10 1 (0.55%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (21.31%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Military
3 7 (3.83%) Retail
4 6 (3.28%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.64%) Electronics
5 3 (1.64%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Police
Job Titles
1 122 (66.67%) Developer
2 71 (38.80%) C# Developer
3 44 (24.04%) .NET Developer
3 44 (24.04%) Software Developer
4 32 (17.49%) C# Software Developer
5 30 (16.39%) SQL Developer
6 27 (14.75%) .NET Software Developer
6 27 (14.75%) VB.NET Developer
7 25 (13.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (13.11%) Senior Developer
9 23 (12.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 23 (12.57%) SQL Server Developer
10 17 (9.29%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (9.29%) VB Developer
11 15 (8.20%) Senior SQL Developer
11 15 (8.20%) Senior SQL Server Developer
12 12 (6.56%) Junior
12 12 (6.56%) Software Engineer
13 11 (6.01%) Analyst
14 10 (5.46%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (65.03%) .NET
2 52 (28.42%) ASP.NET
3 47 (25.68%) XML
4 37 (20.22%) HTML
5 31 (16.94%) WCF
6 22 (12.02%) REST
7 20 (10.93%) Web Services
8 17 (9.29%) CSS
8 17 (9.29%) XSLT
9 14 (7.65%) MSMQ
10 10 (5.46%) .NET Core
10 10 (5.46%) .NET Framework
10 10 (5.46%) jQuery
11 9 (4.92%) AngularJS
12 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (4.37%) JSON
13 7 (3.83%) Ajax
14 6 (3.28%) CSS3
14 6 (3.28%) Razor View Engine
15 5 (2.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.83%) User Experience
5 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.55%) PMI
9 1 (0.55%) Robotics
9 1 (0.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.85%) Windows
2 18 (9.84%) Linux
3 11 (6.01%) Unix
4 7 (3.83%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.28%) Windows Phone
5 6 (3.28%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.39%) SDLC
3 23 (12.57%) Scrum
4 21 (11.48%) Computer Science
4 21 (11.48%) Software Engineering
5 20 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (9.84%) Mentoring
6 18 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (9.29%) Mathematics
7 17 (9.29%) Migration
8 16 (8.74%) MVC
8 16 (8.74%) Project Management
9 15 (8.20%) Insurtech
10 14 (7.65%) BDD
10 14 (7.65%) TDD
11 13 (7.10%) Analytics
11 13 (7.10%) System Testing
12 12 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.56%) Data Analysis
12 12 (6.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 145 (79.23%) C#
2 91 (49.73%) SQL
3 60 (32.79%) VB.NET
4 58 (31.69%) JavaScript
5 36 (19.67%) C++
5 36 (19.67%) VB6
6 35 (19.13%) Java
7 32 (17.49%) Python
8 28 (15.30%) PowerShell
9 22 (12.02%) VBA
10 20 (10.93%) PL/SQL
11 19 (10.38%) T-SQL
12 18 (9.84%) C
13 10 (5.46%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.73%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.19%) Perl
15 4 (2.19%) VBScript
16 3 (1.64%) Assembly Language
16 3 (1.64%) COBOL
16 3 (1.64%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) Degree
2 14 (7.65%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.73%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.64%) ISEB
6 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.64%) PhD
6 3 (1.64%) PMP
7 2 (1.09%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.64%) ACF2
2 3 (1.64%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) Firmware
2 3 (1.64%) RACF
3 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) SCCM
2 5 (2.73%) SCOrch
3 4 (2.19%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (2.19%) SCOM
4 2 (1.09%) Nessus
4 2 (1.09%) Nmap
4 2 (1.09%) WSUS
5 1 (0.55%) nmon
Vendors
1 42 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.66%) Oracle
3 7 (3.83%) IBM
4 4 (2.19%) Blue Prism
4 4 (2.19%) Cognos
4 4 (2.19%) HP
4 4 (2.19%) Xceptor
5 3 (1.64%) Google
5 3 (1.64%) VMware
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco
6 2 (1.09%) Citrix
6 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.55%) Borland
7 1 (0.55%) EMC
7 1 (0.55%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.55%) Huawei
7 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.55%) Nokia
7 1 (0.55%) Progress
7 1 (0.55%) Siemens