Period
to 5 December 2020

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 5 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 320 385
Rank change year-on-year +74 +65 -52
Permanent jobs citing VB 60 178 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.33% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 36 150 140
Median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £26,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,050 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% -3.33%

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 5,317 13,426 16,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.84% 54.13% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4,600 11,648 13,920
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +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 5 December 2020.

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 5 December 2020. 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
Surrey +91 22 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +53 12 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Thames Valley +110 9 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Oxfordshire +70 7 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Middlesex +13 6 £60,000 -
West Sussex +35 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Sussex +5 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Kent +44 2 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Berkshire +91 1 £36,500 -18.89%
Buckinghamshire +62 1 £49,000 +78.18% 3
VB
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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 44 (73.33%) C#
2 39 (65.00%) .NET
3 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 27 (45.00%) SQL
6 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
7 24 (40.00%) Java
7 24 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 22 (36.67%) Algorithms
9 20 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 20 (33.33%) C++
10 19 (31.67%) Entity Framework
11 18 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (30.00%) Data Structures
11 18 (30.00%) .NET Core
11 18 (30.00%) Web Services
11 18 (30.00%) LIMS
11 18 (30.00%) Workflow
11 18 (30.00%) TDD
11 18 (30.00%) Information Management
12 16 (26.67%) Windows
13 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
14 12 (20.00%) VB6
14 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
15 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Excel
16 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
16 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (15.00%) Windows 10

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 3 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.67%) Simulink
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.67%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) DHCP
1 9 (15.00%) DNS
2 6 (10.00%) LAN
2 6 (10.00%) WLAN
3 3 (5.00%) SAN
3 3 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) FTP
4 1 (1.67%) Modbus
4 1 (1.67%) RS-232
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Power BI
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Zephyr
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 28 (46.67%) Software Developer
3 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) CRM Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (65.00%) .NET
2 20 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 19 (31.67%) Entity Framework
4 18 (30.00%) .NET Core
4 18 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (10.00%) HTML
5 6 (10.00%) WinForms
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.33%) CSS
6 5 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.33%) JSON
8 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.33%) Vue.js
9 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.67%) CSS3
9 1 (1.67%) Kendo UI
9 1 (1.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Algorithms
2 18 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 18 (30.00%) LIMS
3 8 (13.33%) Driving Licence
4 6 (10.00%) CMDB
5 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.67%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 24 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 18 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (30.00%) Information Management
4 18 (30.00%) TDD
4 18 (30.00%) Workflow
5 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (13.33%) OO
7 6 (10.00%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 6 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 6 (10.00%) Server Patching
7 6 (10.00%) Software Distribution
7 6 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (8.33%) Change Control
8 5 (8.33%) OOD
8 5 (8.33%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) C#
2 27 (45.00%) SQL
3 24 (40.00%) Java
4 20 (33.33%) C++
5 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 12 (20.00%) VB6
6 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.67%) VBScript
8 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) Fortran
10 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.67%) ISEB
4 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 6 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Epicor
4 1 (1.67%) Telerik