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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 211 198
Rank change year-on-year -76 -13  
Permanent jobs citing VB 108 257 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.74% 1.40% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 2.62% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 98 233 285
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,200 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7967 9824 10442
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.60% 53.41% 48.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6946 8779 8923
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +31 28 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Oxfordshire +14 17 £27,500 -20.28%
Berkshire -4 17 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Hampshire +8 15 £33,750 -10.00% 2
East Sussex -31 10 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Kent 0 8 £35,000 -30.00%
West Sussex -7 8 £45,000 +63.63% 1
VB
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 180 (65.45%) C#
2 163 (59.27%) .NET
3 158 (57.45%) SQL
4 123 (44.73%) SQL Server
5 101 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (33.45%) Windows
7 88 (32.00%) ASP.NET
8 86 (31.27%) Microsoft
9 76 (27.64%) VB.NET
10 68 (24.73%) Java
11 57 (20.73%) JavaScript
11 57 (20.73%) HTML
12 55 (20.00%) MVC
13 53 (19.27%) Oracle
14 51 (18.55%) Microsoft Excel
15 48 (17.45%) Degree
16 47 (17.09%) Finance
17 46 (16.73%) Linux
17 46 (16.73%) C++
17 46 (16.73%) VB6
17 46 (16.73%) Test Automation
17 46 (16.73%) SDLC
18 44 (16.00%) Software Testing
18 44 (16.00%) Unix
19 42 (15.27%) PL/SQL
20 40 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
20 40 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
21 38 (13.82%) Software Engineering
21 38 (13.82%) Security Cleared
22 37 (13.45%) CSS

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 19 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.27%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.91%) IIS
5 5 (1.82%) Apache
5 5 (1.82%) JBoss
6 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.45%) WordPress
7 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.73%) CMS
8 2 (0.73%) SAS
9 1 (0.36%) CICS
9 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 51 (18.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.82%) Simulink
4 2 (0.73%) Mathcad
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.82%) Primavera
3 4 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.27%) Office 365
3 4 (1.45%) Google Play
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.09%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.55%) Firewall
3 3 (1.09%) 3G
3 3 (1.09%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.09%) Internet
3 3 (1.09%) VoIP
4 2 (0.73%) 4G
4 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) GPRS
5 1 (0.36%) GSM
5 1 (0.36%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (44.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (7.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (5.82%) MySQL
5 16 (5.82%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.27%) MS Access
9 9 (3.27%) RavenDB
10 6 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (2.18%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.82%) Big Data
11 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.82%) JasperReports
11 5 (1.82%) QlikView
12 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (10.18%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.27%) Subversion
4 15 (5.45%) HP UFT
5 12 (4.36%) LoadRunner
6 9 (3.27%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (2.91%) NUnit
7 8 (2.91%) TestComplete
7 8 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (2.55%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.55%) Selenium
9 5 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.82%) tSQLt
10 4 (1.45%) JIRA
10 4 (1.45%) MSTest
11 3 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.73%) Moq
12 2 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (17.09%) Finance
2 8 (2.91%) Marketing
2 8 (2.91%) Retail
3 6 (2.18%) Law
4 5 (1.82%) Electronics
4 5 (1.82%) Legal
5 4 (1.45%) Games
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.73%) Automotive
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Billing
7 2 (0.73%) French Language
7 2 (0.73%) German Language
7 2 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 133 (48.36%) Developer
2 83 (30.18%) .NET Developer
3 41 (14.91%) C# Developer
4 38 (13.82%) Analyst
5 32 (11.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (11.27%) Software Developer
7 25 (9.09%) Tester
8 20 (7.27%) VB.NET Developer
9 19 (6.91%) VB Developer
10 18 (6.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 18 (6.55%) SQL Developer
11 16 (5.82%) Team Leader
12 15 (5.45%) Junior
12 15 (5.45%) Software Tester
13 14 (5.09%) Software Team Leader
14 13 (4.73%) Development Team Leader
14 13 (4.73%) QA Engineer
14 13 (4.73%) Software Development Team Leader
15 12 (4.36%) Programmer
16 11 (4.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (59.27%) .NET
2 88 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 57 (20.73%) HTML
4 40 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (13.45%) CSS
6 35 (12.73%) .NET Framework
6 35 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 35 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 33 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (11.64%) HTML5
9 26 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (8.36%) WinForms
10 23 (8.36%) XML
11 22 (8.00%) jQuery
12 20 (7.27%) WCF
13 18 (6.55%) CSS3
14 16 (5.82%) RESTful
15 15 (5.45%) Web Services
16 13 (4.73%) Ajax
16 13 (4.73%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.82%) Client/Server
3 26 (9.45%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.00%) iPad
6 10 (3.64%) Fintech
6 10 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.55%) PKI
9 6 (2.18%) iPhone
10 5 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.45%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.45%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.45%) Tandem
12 3 (1.09%) Clustering
12 3 (1.09%) FMCG
12 3 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (33.45%) Windows
2 46 (16.73%) Linux
3 44 (16.00%) Unix
4 36 (13.09%) Windows Server
5 27 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (6.55%) Windows 7
7 16 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (5.09%) Windows 10
9 10 (3.64%) Android
10 8 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.55%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.18%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.18%) Solaris
12 6 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.36%) MVS
15 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.00%) MVC
3 46 (16.73%) SDLC
3 46 (16.73%) Test Automation
4 44 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 38 (13.82%) Software Engineering
6 35 (12.73%) Scrum
6 35 (12.73%) Test Scripting
6 35 (12.73%) Web Application Development
7 28 (10.18%) Open Source
8 25 (9.09%) TDD
9 24 (8.73%) Mathematics
10 23 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (8.36%) OO
11 19 (6.91%) Manual Testing
12 17 (6.18%) BDD
12 17 (6.18%) Functional Testing
12 17 (6.18%) Scenario Testing
13 16 (5.82%) DevOps
13 16 (5.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 180 (65.45%) C#
2 158 (57.45%) SQL
3 76 (27.64%) VB.NET
4 68 (24.73%) Java
5 57 (20.73%) JavaScript
6 46 (16.73%) C++
6 46 (16.73%) VB6
7 42 (15.27%) PL/SQL
8 34 (12.36%) T-SQL
9 33 (12.00%) VBScript
10 30 (10.91%) PowerShell
11 28 (10.18%) Python
12 26 (9.45%) C
13 23 (8.36%) Shell Script
13 23 (8.36%) VBA
14 16 (5.82%) Go
14 16 (5.82%) Scala
15 12 (4.36%) MATLAB
16 10 (3.64%) PHP
17 6 (2.18%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 48 (17.45%) Degree
2 38 (13.82%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.73%) SC Cleared
4 22 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 22 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (5.09%) DV Cleared
6 13 (4.73%) ISEB
7 9 (3.27%) PhD
8 4 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.09%) HND
10 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.36%) PMP
11 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.64%) QA
2 8 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.73%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (8.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.55%) vSphere
4 6 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) ACF2
5 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.36%) RACF
5 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.64%) SCCM
3 7 (2.55%) vCenter Server
3 7 (2.55%) vMotion
4 6 (2.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.45%) SCOM
6 4 (1.45%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (31.27%) Microsoft
2 53 (19.27%) Oracle
3 22 (8.00%) HP
4 18 (6.55%) VMware
5 11 (4.00%) Apple
5 11 (4.00%) Cisco
5 11 (4.00%) Facebook
6 9 (3.27%) Citrix
6 9 (3.27%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.91%) TOWER Software
8 6 (2.18%) IBM
9 4 (1.45%) Google
9 4 (1.45%) Perforce
9 4 (1.45%) Sun
10 3 (1.09%) Adobe
10 3 (1.09%) EMC
11 2 (0.73%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.73%) Nokia
11 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.73%) SAP
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago