Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 253 225
Rank change year-on-year -57 -28 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB 263 438 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 1.29% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 2.51% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 222 400 567
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,125 £22,300
90th Percentile £57,375 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17644 17442 21555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.59% 51.34% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15381 15359 18851
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
Thames Valley -21 93 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East Sussex -6 67 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +2 43 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Surrey -74 43 £46,000 -4.17% 3
Hampshire -13 39 £42,500 +12.27% 4
Buckinghamshire -15 29 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Oxfordshire 0 21 £27,500 -24.14%
West Sussex -10 17 £45,000 +63.64%
Kent -2 7 £35,000 -12.50%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.

1 215 (81.75%) .NET
2 210 (79.85%) C#
3 195 (74.14%) SQL
4 147 (55.89%) SQL Server
5 117 (44.49%) ASP.NET
6 112 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (37.26%) VB.NET
8 97 (36.88%) JavaScript
9 84 (31.94%) HTML
10 80 (30.42%) CSS
11 68 (25.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 61 (23.19%) Microsoft
13 60 (22.81%) T-SQL
14 57 (21.67%) jQuery
15 56 (21.29%) VB6
15 56 (21.29%) Windows
15 56 (21.29%) OO
16 53 (20.15%) TDD
17 50 (19.01%) WCF
18 48 (18.25%) OOD
19 46 (17.49%) AngularJS
20 45 (17.11%) Visual Studio
21 40 (15.21%) Degree
22 39 (14.83%) .NET Framework
23 37 (14.07%) Oracle
23 37 (14.07%) SDLC
24 36 (13.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 36 (13.69%) MVC
25 35 (13.31%) Relational Database
26 34 (12.93%) Microsoft Excel

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 16 (6.08%) IIS
2 10 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.04%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.90%) CMS
4 5 (1.90%) SAS
4 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) Moodle
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (12.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (10.27%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.38%) Simulink
5 1 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.84%) SaaS
3 9 (3.42%) Office 365
4 2 (0.76%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) Internet
2 8 (3.04%) Firewall
2 8 (3.04%) Network Security
2 8 (3.04%) VoIP
3 6 (2.28%) Intranet
4 3 (1.14%) Broadband
5 2 (0.76%) SMS
5 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (55.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.31%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.90%) DTS
8 5 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.14%) QlikView
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.14%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.76%) Cognos Impromptu
11 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.76%) MySQL
11 2 (0.76%) OLAP
11 2 (0.76%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 45 (17.11%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.70%) NUnit
3 13 (4.94%) MSTest
4 12 (4.56%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.04%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.90%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.90%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.90%) Subversion
8 3 (1.14%) JIRA
8 3 (1.14%) Moq
8 3 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.76%) Selenium
9 2 (0.76%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.76%) tSQLt
10 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
General
1 19 (7.22%) Finance
2 10 (3.80%) Music Industry
3 7 (2.66%) Retail
4 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
5 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Military
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 204 (77.57%) Developer
2 118 (44.87%) .NET Developer
3 55 (20.91%) C# Developer
4 39 (14.83%) Software Developer
5 29 (11.03%) VB.NET Developer
6 23 (8.75%) HTML Developer
7 22 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (8.37%) C# Web Developer
7 22 (8.37%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.84%) Analyst
9 16 (6.08%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.70%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (4.94%) SQL Developer
12 12 (4.56%) C# Software Developer
13 10 (3.80%) Excel Developer
13 10 (3.80%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.42%) C# VB.NET Developer
15 8 (3.04%) Oracle Developer
15 8 (3.04%) Team Leader
15 8 (3.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (81.75%) .NET
2 117 (44.49%) ASP.NET
3 84 (31.94%) HTML
4 80 (30.42%) CSS
5 68 (25.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 57 (21.67%) jQuery
7 50 (19.01%) WCF
8 46 (17.49%) AngularJS
9 39 (14.83%) .NET Framework
10 36 (13.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 29 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (10.65%) Entity Framework
12 28 (10.65%) JSON
13 27 (10.27%) HTML5
14 25 (9.51%) Classic ASP
14 25 (9.51%) CSS3
15 23 (8.75%) WinForms
16 22 (8.37%) XML
17 21 (7.98%) WPF
18 18 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.98%) Mobile App
3 19 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.04%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.28%) PMI
6 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.76%) iPad
8 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.38%) CMDB
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
9 1 (0.38%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.38%) STB
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.29%) Windows
2 25 (9.51%) Linux
3 23 (8.75%) Unix
4 6 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (21.29%) OO
3 53 (20.15%) TDD
4 48 (18.25%) OOD
5 37 (14.07%) SDLC
6 36 (13.69%) MVC
7 33 (12.55%) Software Engineering
7 33 (12.55%) SOLID
8 31 (11.79%) Scrum
9 27 (10.27%) Test Automation
9 27 (10.27%) Web Development
10 26 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (9.89%) Unit Testing
11 17 (6.46%) Web Application Development
12 16 (6.08%) Validation
13 14 (5.32%) BDD
13 14 (5.32%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (4.94%) Customer Requirements
14 13 (4.94%) Kanban
14 13 (4.94%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 210 (79.85%) C#
2 195 (74.14%) SQL
3 98 (37.26%) VB.NET
4 97 (36.88%) JavaScript
5 60 (22.81%) T-SQL
6 56 (21.29%) VB6
7 33 (12.55%) VBScript
8 31 (11.79%) Java
9 30 (11.41%) PL/SQL
10 20 (7.60%) C++
11 17 (6.46%) Shell Script
12 15 (5.70%) Python
13 14 (5.32%) PowerShell
13 14 (5.32%) VBA
14 12 (4.56%) C
15 10 (3.80%) F#
16 7 (2.66%) PHP
17 5 (1.90%) Go
17 5 (1.90%) Scala
18 4 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 40 (15.21%) Degree
2 18 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.28%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.90%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.14%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.76%) PhD
9 1 (0.38%) HNC
9 1 (0.38%) HND
9 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.70%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.07%) Oracle
3 9 (3.42%) VMware
4 8 (3.04%) Cisco
4 8 (3.04%) Citrix
5 5 (1.90%) HP
5 5 (1.90%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.14%) Capita
6 3 (1.14%) Teradata
7 2 (0.76%) ANSYS
7 2 (0.76%) Apple
7 2 (0.76%) Facebook
7 2 (0.76%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) Perforce
8 1 (0.38%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.38%) SAP