Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 330 248
Rank change year-on-year -35 -82 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 163 251 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.57% 0.82% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 1.46% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 143 222 432
South East median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 16,241 17,250 18,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.34% 56.40% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14,088 15,035 16,098
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -13 55 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East Sussex -18 42 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +1 35 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Hampshire -6 31 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Surrey -4 19 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £42,000 +5.00% 2
West Sussex -8 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -2 9 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Kent +10 2 £30,250 -13.57% 2
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 - 1
VB
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 112 (68.71%) C#
2 105 (64.42%) .NET
3 100 (61.35%) SQL
4 62 (38.04%) ASP.NET
5 58 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (31.90%) Visual Studio
7 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
8 49 (30.06%) WCF
9 48 (29.45%) Microsoft
10 42 (25.77%) OO
10 42 (25.77%) SOLID
11 41 (25.15%) Windows
12 39 (23.93%) OOD
13 29 (17.79%) JavaScript
14 28 (17.18%) HTML
15 27 (16.56%) VBScript
16 25 (15.34%) C++
17 24 (14.72%) VB.NET
17 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (14.11%) Git (software)
18 23 (14.11%) Oracle
18 23 (14.11%) Finance
18 23 (14.11%) Degree
19 21 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (12.27%) Active Directory
20 20 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (12.27%) Migration
21 19 (11.66%) CSS
22 18 (11.04%) TDD
22 18 (11.04%) Windows 7

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 6 (3.68%) SAS
2 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.84%) CMS
2 3 (1.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) CICS
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.61%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (9.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (9.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.45%) Doxygen
2 4 (2.45%) EngageOne
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) SPSS
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) LAN
2 4 (2.45%) DAB
2 4 (2.45%) VoIP
3 3 (1.84%) Intranet
3 3 (1.84%) SMS
4 2 (1.23%) SAN
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
4 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) 802.11
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) VLAN
5 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.75%) MySQL
5 8 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.07%) Star Schema
9 4 (2.45%) MS Access
9 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.84%) Power BI
11 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.61%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.61%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 52 (31.90%) Visual Studio
2 23 (14.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.91%) AdminStudio
3 8 (4.91%) MSI
4 6 (3.68%) NUnit
5 4 (2.45%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.45%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.45%) StyleCop
5 4 (2.45%) webpack
6 3 (1.84%) JIRA
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.23%) MSTest
7 2 (1.23%) Subversion
8 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 23 (14.11%) Finance
2 4 (2.45%) Banking
2 4 (2.45%) Electronics
2 4 (2.45%) Marketing
3 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.23%) Back Office
3 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.23%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.23%) Retail
3 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Military
4 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (58.28%) Developer
2 53 (32.52%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.34%) C# Developer
4 24 (14.72%) Analyst
5 21 (12.88%) Software Developer
6 18 (11.04%) SQL Developer
7 16 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (9.82%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (6.75%) Junior
9 11 (6.75%) Junior Developer
9 11 (6.75%) VB Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Graduate
10 9 (5.52%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) Software Packager
11 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (3.68%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (64.42%) .NET
2 62 (38.04%) ASP.NET
3 49 (30.06%) WCF
4 28 (17.18%) HTML
5 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (11.66%) CSS
7 13 (7.98%) .NET Framework
8 11 (6.75%) WPF
8 11 (6.75%) XSLT
9 10 (6.13%) WinForms
10 9 (5.52%) jQuery
11 8 (4.91%) Software Packaging
11 8 (4.91%) XML
12 7 (4.29%) HTML5
13 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (3.68%) CSS3
13 6 (3.68%) Web Services
14 5 (3.07%) LINQ
14 5 (3.07%) Middleware
14 5 (3.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (2.45%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.84%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) VHDL
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.61%) Equities
7 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.15%) Windows
2 18 (11.04%) Windows 7
3 17 (10.43%) Linux
4 14 (8.59%) Windows 10
5 11 (6.75%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.29%) Unix
7 6 (3.68%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.07%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.23%) Android
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.77%) OO
2 42 (25.77%) SOLID
3 39 (23.93%) OOD
4 21 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (12.27%) Migration
6 18 (11.04%) TDD
7 16 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.82%) SDLC
8 15 (9.20%) Customer Requirements
8 15 (9.20%) Test Automation
9 14 (8.59%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.75%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (6.75%) Integration Testing
10 11 (6.75%) MVC
10 11 (6.75%) Pair Programming
10 11 (6.75%) Software Deployment
11 10 (6.13%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.13%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 112 (68.71%) C#
2 100 (61.35%) SQL
3 29 (17.79%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.56%) VBScript
5 25 (15.34%) C++
6 24 (14.72%) VB.NET
7 17 (10.43%) Java
7 17 (10.43%) PowerShell
8 12 (7.36%) PL/SQL
8 12 (7.36%) Python
9 11 (6.75%) F#
9 11 (6.75%) VB6
10 10 (6.13%) T-SQL
11 9 (5.52%) VBA
12 8 (4.91%) C
13 5 (3.07%) Perl
13 5 (3.07%) XAML
14 4 (2.45%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.45%) R
14 4 (2.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (14.11%) Degree
2 18 (11.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.07%) PhD
6 4 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.23%) ISEB
8 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.23%) MPhil
8 2 (1.23%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.61%) MCSA
9 1 (0.61%) MCSE
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.20%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) DICOM
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (12.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) ACF2
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) RACF
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (9.82%) SCCM
2 8 (4.91%) WSUS
3 5 (3.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.23%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.61%) Control-M
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (29.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.11%) Oracle
3 17 (10.43%) VMware
4 8 (4.91%) Autodesk
5 4 (2.45%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.84%) Apple
6 3 (1.84%) EMC
6 3 (1.84%) HP
6 3 (1.84%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.23%) Adobe
7 2 (1.23%) Atmel
7 2 (1.23%) Borland
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
8 1 (0.61%) Aruba
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.61%) Facebook
8 1 (0.61%) Perforce
8 1 (0.61%) ProCurve
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.61%) Veeam