Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 326 235
Rank change year-on-year -35 -91 -4
Permanent jobs citing VB 179 227 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.78% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.42% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 157 203 494
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £59,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 16,868 16,031 18,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.01% 55.20% 52.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14,634 13,923 16,828
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -40 49 £40,000 - 15
Berkshire -8 40 £38,000 -5.00% 6
East Sussex -12 40 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hampshire -15 40 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Surrey +7 32 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Sussex -6 11 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Oxfordshire -28 6 £49,250 +79.09% 5
Kent +8 5 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £44,000 +10.00% 4
VB
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 137 (76.54%) C#
2 125 (69.83%) .NET
3 109 (60.89%) SQL
4 78 (43.58%) ASP.NET
5 64 (35.75%) SQL Server
6 61 (34.08%) WCF
7 59 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (30.73%) Visual Studio
9 46 (25.70%) OO
10 44 (24.58%) Microsoft
11 42 (23.46%) Windows
11 42 (23.46%) JavaScript
12 41 (22.91%) HTML
13 40 (22.35%) CSS
14 38 (21.23%) Oracle
14 38 (21.23%) OOD
15 37 (20.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (20.11%) SOLID
17 35 (19.55%) VB.NET
18 30 (16.76%) C++
19 27 (15.08%) Finance
20 26 (14.53%) Migration
20 26 (14.53%) MVC
20 26 (14.53%) Git (software)
21 24 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 24 (13.41%) T-SQL
21 24 (13.41%) VBScript
22 23 (12.85%) VB6
22 23 (12.85%) jQuery
23 22 (12.29%) Java

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 8 (4.47%) CMS
2 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.79%) SAS
3 4 (2.23%) Confluence
4 2 (1.12%) CICS
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) Mule
5 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.23%) Doxygen
4 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Intranet
2 4 (2.23%) DAB
2 4 (2.23%) LAN
2 4 (2.23%) VoIP
3 3 (1.68%) SMS
4 2 (1.12%) Firewall
4 2 (1.12%) SSL
4 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) 802.11
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.56%) DHCP
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) RTP
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) Telnet
5 1 (0.56%) VLAN
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (35.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (10.06%) MySQL
4 16 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (7.26%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.12%) DB2
10 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.12%) Power BI
11 1 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.56%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 55 (30.73%) Visual Studio
2 26 (14.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.91%) webpack
5 6 (3.35%) NUnit
5 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (3.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.79%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.23%) AdminStudio
7 4 (2.23%) JIRA
7 4 (2.23%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.23%) MSI
7 4 (2.23%) ReSharper
7 4 (2.23%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.12%) MSTest
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.12%) Subversion
8 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
General
1 27 (15.08%) Finance
2 5 (2.79%) Electronics
2 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.12%) Back Office
3 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.12%) Marketing
3 2 (1.12%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (64.80%) Developer
2 71 (39.66%) .NET Developer
3 35 (19.55%) C# Developer
4 28 (15.64%) Software Developer
5 24 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (11.73%) Analyst
7 15 (8.38%) SQL Developer
8 13 (7.26%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.70%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (5.59%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (5.03%) VB Developer
12 8 (4.47%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.47%) VB.NET Developer
13 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.91%) Junior
13 7 (3.91%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (3.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (69.83%) .NET
2 78 (43.58%) ASP.NET
3 61 (34.08%) WCF
4 41 (22.91%) HTML
5 40 (22.35%) CSS
6 37 (20.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (12.85%) jQuery
8 19 (10.61%) CSS3
9 14 (7.82%) .NET Framework
9 14 (7.82%) WPF
10 13 (7.26%) HTML5
11 12 (6.70%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (6.15%) XSLT
13 10 (5.59%) Node.js
13 10 (5.59%) XML
14 9 (5.03%) React
14 9 (5.03%) RESTful
15 8 (4.47%) WinForms
16 7 (3.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.03%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.23%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.23%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.68%) LIMS
7 3 (1.68%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.68%) User Experience
8 2 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.12%) VHDL
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.46%) Windows
2 22 (12.29%) Linux
3 11 (6.15%) Unix
3 11 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.59%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.35%) Windows Phone
5 6 (3.35%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (3.35%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.23%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.70%) OO
3 38 (21.23%) OOD
4 36 (20.11%) SOLID
5 26 (14.53%) Migration
5 26 (14.53%) MVC
6 21 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (11.73%) SDLC
7 20 (11.17%) TDD
8 19 (10.61%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.94%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.38%) Customer Requirements
11 15 (8.38%) Web Development
12 13 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.70%) System Testing
14 11 (6.15%) Integration Testing
14 11 (6.15%) Pair Programming
14 11 (6.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 137 (76.54%) C#
2 109 (60.89%) SQL
3 42 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 35 (19.55%) VB.NET
5 30 (16.76%) C++
6 24 (13.41%) T-SQL
6 24 (13.41%) VBScript
7 23 (12.85%) VB6
8 22 (12.29%) Java
9 21 (11.73%) PL/SQL
10 13 (7.26%) F#
10 13 (7.26%) PowerShell
11 12 (6.70%) C
12 10 (5.59%) Python
13 9 (5.03%) TypeScript
14 8 (4.47%) XAML
15 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
15 5 (2.79%) Embedded C
15 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (10.61%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.79%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.68%) ISEB
7 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.68%) PhD
8 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.12%) PMP
9 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.56%) CISSP
9 1 (0.56%) GCIH
9 1 (0.56%) GIAC
9 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.38%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) DICOM
3 3 (1.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.12%) ACF2
5 2 (1.12%) RACF
6 1 (0.56%) Firmware
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) SCCM
2 6 (3.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.23%) WSUS
4 3 (1.68%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 44 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.23%) Oracle
3 12 (6.70%) VMware
4 10 (5.59%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.23%) Autodesk
5 4 (2.23%) HP
6 3 (1.68%) Apple
6 3 (1.68%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.12%) Atmel
7 2 (1.12%) Borland
7 2 (1.12%) EMC
7 2 (1.12%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Aruba
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco
8 1 (0.56%) Facebook
8 1 (0.56%) ForeScout
8 1 (0.56%) Juniper
8 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.56%) Tableau