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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 206 163
Rank change year-on-year -22 -43  
Permanent jobs citing VB 173 295 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.15% 1.50% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 2.96% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 150 278 341
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7944 9970 10061
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 53.02% 50.83% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6885 8867 8694
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +72 57 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hampshire +6 30 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Kent +20 29 £36,250 -23.68% 3
Berkshire +8 19 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Oxfordshire +1 18 £31,500 +9.56% 3
West Sussex -17 9 £50,000 +81.81% 2
East Sussex -33 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £32,500 -27.77% 3
VB
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 206 (63.19%) C#
2 205 (62.88%) .NET
3 172 (52.76%) SQL
4 147 (45.09%) SQL Server
5 103 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (31.29%) Windows
7 99 (30.37%) ASP.NET
8 88 (26.99%) Microsoft
9 86 (26.38%) HTML
10 82 (25.15%) Finance
11 77 (23.62%) JavaScript
11 77 (23.62%) VB.NET
12 72 (22.09%) Java
13 70 (21.47%) MVC
14 63 (19.33%) CSS
15 58 (17.79%) MS Excel
16 57 (17.48%) Unix
16 57 (17.48%) Linux
17 53 (16.26%) SDLC
18 52 (15.95%) Oracle
19 49 (15.03%) .NET Framework
19 49 (15.03%) Windows Server
20 47 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
21 45 (13.80%) C++
21 45 (13.80%) ASP.NET Web API
22 44 (13.50%) Degree
23 43 (13.19%) PowerShell
24 42 (12.88%) VBScript
25 41 (12.58%) Web Services
25 41 (12.58%) XML

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 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (4.91%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.76%) IIS
4 6 (1.84%) Apache
5 5 (1.53%) JBoss
6 4 (1.23%) CMS
7 3 (0.92%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.92%) SAS
7 3 (0.92%) WordPress
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
Applications
1 58 (17.79%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.20%) MS Office
3 4 (1.23%) Simulink
4 2 (0.61%) Mathcad
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.84%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.92%) Primavera
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.60%) Office 365
2 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.23%) Google Play
4 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.91%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.29%) Firewall
3 9 (2.76%) Extranet
4 5 (1.53%) Internet
5 4 (1.23%) DNS
5 4 (1.23%) SNMP
6 3 (0.92%) 3G
6 3 (0.92%) DHCP
6 3 (0.92%) Intranet
6 3 (0.92%) VoIP
7 2 (0.61%) 4G
7 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.61%) LAN
7 2 (0.61%) WAN
7 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.61%) Wireless
8 1 (0.31%) GPRS
8 1 (0.31%) GSM
8 1 (0.31%) RS-232
8 1 (0.31%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (45.09%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (6.44%) MySQL
3 21 (6.44%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 17 (5.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (3.37%) MS Access
7 10 (3.07%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (2.45%) RavenDB
10 7 (2.15%) Big Data
10 7 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.53%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.23%) QlikView
13 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (10.74%) Visual Studio
2 28 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.68%) Subversion
4 10 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.07%) Selenium
5 8 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.45%) HP UFT
5 8 (2.45%) NUnit
6 6 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.84%) TestComplete
6 6 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.53%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.53%) JUnit
7 5 (1.53%) TestNG
8 4 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.23%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.23%) MSTest
8 4 (1.23%) WebLOAD
9 3 (0.92%) JIRA
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 82 (25.15%) Finance
2 8 (2.45%) Retail
3 4 (1.23%) Banking
3 4 (1.23%) Games
3 4 (1.23%) Marketing
4 3 (0.92%) Electronics
4 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.61%) Back Office
5 2 (0.61%) Billing
5 2 (0.61%) French Language
5 2 (0.61%) German Language
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 169 (51.84%) Developer
2 114 (34.97%) .NET Developer
3 68 (20.86%) C# Developer
4 61 (18.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (15.03%) Analyst
6 40 (12.27%) Software Developer
7 26 (7.98%) Junior
8 23 (7.06%) Junior Developer
8 23 (7.06%) VB Developer
9 22 (6.75%) .NET Software Developer
10 19 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
10 19 (5.83%) Test Analyst
11 18 (5.52%) Senior Developer
12 17 (5.21%) Junior .NET Developer
12 17 (5.21%) SQL Developer
13 14 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (3.99%) VB.NET Developer
15 12 (3.68%) Programmer
15 12 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (62.88%) .NET
2 99 (30.37%) ASP.NET
3 86 (26.38%) HTML
4 63 (19.33%) CSS
5 49 (15.03%) .NET Framework
6 47 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (13.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (12.58%) Web Services
8 41 (12.58%) XML
9 29 (8.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 29 (8.90%) jQuery
10 27 (8.28%) HTML5
11 26 (7.98%) AngularJS
12 25 (7.67%) RESTful
13 22 (6.75%) SOAP
14 19 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (5.52%) WCF
16 17 (5.21%) Entity Framework
17 15 (4.60%) Ajax
17 15 (4.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.91%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.99%) PKI
6 12 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.07%) Fintech
8 9 (2.76%) User Experience
9 8 (2.45%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.84%) iPhone
11 5 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.53%) iPad
11 5 (1.53%) Tandem
12 4 (1.23%) e-Health
12 4 (1.23%) PMI
13 3 (0.92%) Clustering
13 3 (0.92%) FMCG
13 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (31.29%) Windows
2 57 (17.48%) Linux
2 57 (17.48%) Unix
3 49 (15.03%) Windows Server
4 34 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (9.20%) Windows 7
6 25 (7.67%) Windows 10
7 23 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (3.99%) Solaris
9 12 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (3.37%) Android
11 10 (3.07%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.15%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.61%) MVS
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.47%) MVC
3 53 (16.26%) SDLC
4 41 (12.58%) Scrum
5 36 (11.04%) Software Testing
5 36 (11.04%) TDD
6 34 (10.43%) Software Engineering
7 30 (9.20%) Open Source
8 29 (8.90%) OO
8 29 (8.90%) Web Application Development
9 25 (7.67%) Test Scripting
10 24 (7.36%) Automated Testing
10 24 (7.36%) OOP
11 22 (6.75%) BDD
12 21 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (6.13%) Test Automation
14 19 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (5.83%) Logistics
15 18 (5.52%) Manual Testing
15 18 (5.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (63.19%) C#
2 172 (52.76%) SQL
3 77 (23.62%) JavaScript
3 77 (23.62%) VB.NET
4 72 (22.09%) Java
5 45 (13.80%) C++
6 43 (13.19%) PowerShell
7 42 (12.88%) VBScript
8 39 (11.96%) VB6
9 37 (11.35%) T-SQL
10 20 (6.13%) Python
11 19 (5.83%) PHP
11 19 (5.83%) PL/SQL
11 19 (5.83%) VBA
12 15 (4.60%) C
13 13 (3.99%) Shell Script
14 11 (3.37%) Go
14 11 (3.37%) Scala
15 10 (3.07%) ECMAScript
16 7 (2.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 44 (13.50%) Degree
2 40 (12.27%) Security Cleared
3 28 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.68%) ISEB
4 12 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.76%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.45%) PhD
8 4 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.23%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.61%) HND
9 2 (0.61%) MCSE
9 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.31%) MCITP
10 1 (0.31%) MCP
10 1 (0.31%) MCTS
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.13%) QA
2 6 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.21%) vSphere
4 10 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.92%) XenApp
5 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.31%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.31%) Snort
7 1 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.29%) SCCM
2 13 (3.99%) vMotion
3 9 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (1.53%) Nagios
6 4 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (1.23%) OpenView
6 4 (1.23%) SCOM
6 4 (1.23%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.23%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (0.92%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.61%) WSUS
9 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.31%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.31%) Proventia
Vendors
1 88 (26.99%) Microsoft
2 52 (15.95%) Oracle
3 32 (9.82%) VMware
4 19 (5.83%) HP
5 18 (5.52%) Cisco
6 17 (5.21%) Citrix
7 12 (3.68%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.15%) IBM
9 6 (1.84%) TOWER Software
10 5 (1.53%) Apple
10 5 (1.53%) Facebook
10 5 (1.53%) Sun
11 4 (1.23%) Adobe
11 4 (1.23%) BMC
11 4 (1.23%) CA
11 4 (1.23%) Compuware
11 4 (1.23%) Dynatrace
11 4 (1.23%) Nimsoft
11 4 (1.23%) Perforce
11 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
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PS Computer Services
Salary: £32k per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke , Hampshire
PS Computer Services
Salary: £30k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 21 hours ago
Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Olney
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Salary: £32k per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Reading
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
White Clarke Group
Salary: £30k- £40k
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Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £650000 per annum
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Corriculo
Salary: to £32,500 + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 14 days ago
Fleet
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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