Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 229 217
Rank change year-on-year -90 -12 -34
Permanent jobs citing VB 236 501 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.42% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 2.72% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 207 460 549
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,625 £52,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 16132 18432 21015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.70% 52.06% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14036 16319 18213
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -37 89 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East Sussex -41 48 £45,000 - 3
Surrey -50 44 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Berkshire -26 32 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Oxfordshire +18 31 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Hampshire +15 30 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -30 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex -2 20 £45,000 +63.64%
Kent +10 10 £35,000 -12.50%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 188 (79.66%) C#
2 177 (75.00%) .NET
3 175 (74.15%) SQL
4 112 (47.46%) SQL Server
5 101 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (38.14%) ASP.NET
7 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
8 68 (28.81%) VB.NET
9 61 (25.85%) HTML
10 59 (25.00%) CSS
10 59 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 48 (20.34%) VB6
12 45 (19.07%) Software Engineering
12 45 (19.07%) SDLC
13 44 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (18.64%) jQuery
13 44 (18.64%) PL/SQL
13 44 (18.64%) Microsoft Excel
14 43 (18.22%) Windows
15 42 (17.80%) T-SQL
15 42 (17.80%) Java
15 42 (17.80%) Degree
15 42 (17.80%) MVC
15 42 (17.80%) AngularJS
16 41 (17.37%) Oracle
17 39 (16.53%) C++
18 37 (15.68%) WCF
19 36 (15.25%) Linux
19 36 (15.25%) OO
20 35 (14.83%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (6.78%) IIS
2 13 (5.51%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.39%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) CICS
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) Moodle
8 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (18.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.24%) SaaS
3 9 (3.81%) Office 365
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) Internet
2 8 (3.39%) Firewall
2 8 (3.39%) Network Security
2 8 (3.39%) VoIP
3 3 (1.27%) Broadband
3 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (47.46%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.71%) Relational Database
3 23 (9.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.81%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.12%) DTS
7 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.69%) DB2
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.27%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.27%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.85%) MySQL
10 2 (0.85%) OLAP
10 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (11.02%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.36%) HP UFT
2 15 (6.36%) LoadRunner
3 11 (4.66%) NUnit
4 9 (3.81%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.54%) JIRA
5 6 (2.54%) Selenium
5 6 (2.54%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.54%) Subversion
5 6 (2.54%) tSQLt
6 5 (2.12%) MSTest
7 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.27%) Moq
8 3 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.42%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (6.36%) Finance
2 6 (2.54%) Law
3 5 (2.12%) Legal
3 5 (2.12%) Marketing
4 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.27%) Electronics
5 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Automotive
6 2 (0.85%) Military
6 2 (0.85%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 166 (70.34%) Developer
2 97 (41.10%) .NET Developer
3 52 (22.03%) C# Developer
4 39 (16.53%) Software Developer
5 27 (11.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (8.90%) VB.NET Developer
7 19 (8.05%) Tester
8 18 (7.63%) Analyst
9 17 (7.20%) .NET Software Developer
9 17 (7.20%) C# Web Developer
9 17 (7.20%) HTML Developer
9 17 (7.20%) Web Developer
10 13 (5.51%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (5.08%) Senior Tester
11 12 (5.08%) Team Leader
12 11 (4.66%) SQL Developer
13 10 (4.24%) QA Engineer
13 10 (4.24%) Senior Developer
13 10 (4.24%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.81%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (75.00%) .NET
2 90 (38.14%) ASP.NET
3 61 (25.85%) HTML
4 59 (25.00%) CSS
5 44 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 44 (18.64%) jQuery
6 42 (17.80%) AngularJS
7 37 (15.68%) WCF
8 35 (14.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (14.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (12.29%) HTML5
10 27 (11.44%) .NET Framework
11 23 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 23 (9.75%) JSON
12 22 (9.32%) CSS3
13 17 (7.20%) Classic ASP
13 17 (7.20%) Entity Framework
13 17 (7.20%) WinForms
13 17 (7.20%) XML
14 16 (6.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.51%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.24%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.54%) iPad
5 6 (2.54%) PMI
6 4 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.42%) FMCG
9 1 (0.42%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.22%) Windows
2 36 (15.25%) Linux
3 31 (13.14%) Unix
4 8 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.07%) SDLC
2 45 (19.07%) Software Engineering
3 42 (17.80%) MVC
4 36 (15.25%) OO
5 29 (12.29%) TDD
6 28 (11.86%) OOD
7 27 (11.44%) Scrum
8 26 (11.02%) Test Automation
9 22 (9.32%) Test Scripting
9 22 (9.32%) Web Application Development
10 20 (8.47%) Software Testing
10 20 (8.47%) SOLID
10 20 (8.47%) Unit Testing
11 19 (8.05%) Web Development
12 16 (6.78%) PRINCE2
13 15 (6.36%) CRM
14 14 (5.93%) BDD
15 13 (5.51%) Functional Testing
16 12 (5.08%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 188 (79.66%) C#
2 175 (74.15%) SQL
3 73 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 68 (28.81%) VB.NET
5 48 (20.34%) VB6
6 44 (18.64%) PL/SQL
7 42 (17.80%) Java
7 42 (17.80%) T-SQL
8 39 (16.53%) C++
9 24 (10.17%) VBScript
10 23 (9.75%) Shell Script
11 22 (9.32%) C
11 22 (9.32%) Python
12 19 (8.05%) VBA
13 14 (5.93%) PowerShell
14 10 (4.24%) Go
14 10 (4.24%) Scala
15 7 (2.97%) MATLAB
16 5 (2.12%) R
17 4 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (17.80%) Degree
2 33 (13.98%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.90%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.78%) ISTQB
5 13 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (5.08%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.97%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.27%) PhD
9 2 (0.85%) ISEB
10 1 (0.42%) HNC
10 1 (0.42%) HND
10 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.42%) PMP
10 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.75%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) ACF2
3 1 (0.42%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (17.37%) Oracle
3 15 (6.36%) HP
4 8 (3.39%) Cisco
4 8 (3.39%) Citrix
4 8 (3.39%) VMware
5 6 (2.54%) Apple
5 6 (2.54%) Facebook
6 4 (1.69%) IBM
7 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.42%) Kofax
8 1 (0.42%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) TOWER Software