Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 366 273 353
Rank change year-on-year -93 +80 -14
Permanent jobs citing VB 65 87 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.27% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 80 143
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,400 £22,100
25th Percentile £36,875 £34,000 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -11.76%
75th Percentile £53,125 £48,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £58,875 £61,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -2.30%

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 9,031 6,864 14,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.30% 56.06% 54.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,772 5,871 12,410
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,375 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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
Kent -13 13 £32,500 +8.33%
Surrey -34 11 £39,000 -29.09% 1
Hampshire -77 11 £42,500 +18.06% 4
East Sussex -17 10 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Thames Valley -49 10 £50,000 +33.33% 10
West Sussex -26 8 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Berkshire -42 6 £53,750 +41.45% 8
Buckinghamshire -29 3 £42,500 +14.86%
Middlesex - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire -15 1 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Sussex - 1 £39,000 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 45 (69.23%) C#
2 44 (67.69%) .NET
3 39 (60.00%) SQL
4 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
5 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
6 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
6 19 (29.23%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (27.69%) Algorithms
7 18 (27.69%) Finance
8 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
8 17 (26.15%) .NET Framework
9 16 (24.62%) Windows
10 15 (23.08%) C++
10 15 (23.08%) Legacy Systems
11 14 (21.54%) Social Skills
11 14 (21.54%) HTML
11 14 (21.54%) Java
11 14 (21.54%) Migration
11 14 (21.54%) TDD
11 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
12 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 13 (20.00%) CSS
12 13 (20.00%) .NET Core
13 12 (18.46%) Entity Framework
13 12 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (16.92%) Data Structures
14 11 (16.92%) Degree
14 11 (16.92%) Oracle
14 11 (16.92%) T-SQL

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 1 (1.54%) Apache
1 1 (1.54%) Confluence
1 1 (1.54%) OnBase
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.08%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Power Platform
2 8 (12.31%) Azure
3 3 (4.62%) AWS
4 2 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.08%) Snowflake
5 1 (1.54%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.54%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) DHCP
1 3 (4.62%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) GSM
2 1 (1.54%) LTE
2 1 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.54%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.85%) Power BI
4 7 (10.77%) Tableau
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2019
6 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (6.15%) NewSQL
7 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.62%) QlikView
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.08%) JBehave
3 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.08%) Maven
3 2 (3.08%) MSTest
3 2 (3.08%) NUnit
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) TestNG
3 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.54%) Postman
4 1 (1.54%) REST Assured
4 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Social Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.15%) Automotive
4 4 (6.15%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Marketing
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Electronics
7 1 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) Programmer
7 4 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) DBA
7 4 (6.15%) ERP Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Implementation Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Development Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (67.69%) .NET
2 17 (26.15%) .NET Framework
3 14 (21.54%) HTML
4 13 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (20.00%) CSS
5 12 (18.46%) Entity Framework
6 11 (16.92%) Web Services
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.15%) jQuery
8 4 (6.15%) WinForms
9 3 (4.62%) React
10 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.08%) EDI
10 2 (3.08%) JSON
10 2 (3.08%) REST
10 2 (3.08%) SOAP
10 2 (3.08%) WCF
11 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Algorithms
2 15 (23.08%) Legacy Systems
3 11 (16.92%) Data Structures
4 10 (15.38%) LIMS
5 7 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (7.69%) Driving Licence
6 5 (7.69%) Podcast
7 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.62%) Replication
8 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (3.08%) User Experience
9 1 (1.54%) Life Science
9 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.54%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
2 19 (29.23%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (21.54%) Migration
3 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
3 14 (21.54%) TDD
4 12 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (16.92%) Workflow
6 10 (15.38%) Information Management
7 9 (13.85%) SDLC
8 8 (12.31%) ERP
8 8 (12.31%) Visualisation
9 7 (10.77%) Data Migration
9 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.23%) Fintech
10 6 (9.23%) Front End Development
10 6 (9.23%) Requirements Gathering
10 6 (9.23%) Scrum
11 5 (7.69%) Fit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) C#
2 39 (60.00%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.08%) C++
5 14 (21.54%) Java
6 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
6 11 (16.92%) VB6
7 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.69%) VBScript
9 4 (6.15%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.08%) VBA
11 1 (1.54%) PHP
11 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MBA
4 1 (1.54%) MCSA
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
3 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.08%) HL7
4 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) WSUS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) HP
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) Dell
5 3 (4.62%) Sun
5 3 (4.62%) Veritas
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Cognos
7 1 (1.54%) Infor
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Sage
7 1 (1.54%) SIMUL8
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds