Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 358 304 261
Rank change year-on-year -54 -43 -38
Permanent jobs citing VB 156 284 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.92% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 1.60% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 138 237 324
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,450 £26,825
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,655 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.21% +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 15,054 17,736 15,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.20% 57.38% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13,021 15,496 13,760
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
East Sussex -17 41 £45,000 - 3
Thames Valley -26 38 £42,000 +5.00% 9
Hampshire -3 29 £35,000 -17.65% 13
West Sussex +8 28 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Berkshire -19 25 £42,500 +14.86% 5
Surrey -7 17 £41,250 -11.76% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Oxfordshire +8 4 £29,500 -5.60% 3
Middlesex +4 3 £55,000 +37.50%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 110 (70.51%) C#
1 110 (70.51%) .NET
2 97 (62.18%) SQL
3 72 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (40.38%) ASP.NET
5 49 (31.41%) WCF
6 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 43 (27.56%) JavaScript
7 43 (27.56%) Microsoft
8 41 (26.28%) Oracle
9 37 (23.72%) VB.NET
10 36 (23.08%) Visual Studio
10 36 (23.08%) SOLID
11 35 (22.44%) OO
11 35 (22.44%) VB6
12 34 (21.79%) Windows
13 33 (21.15%) OOD
14 32 (20.51%) Migration
14 32 (20.51%) SDLC
15 29 (18.59%) VBScript
16 27 (17.31%) C++
16 27 (17.31%) CSS
17 26 (16.67%) HTML
17 26 (16.67%) PL/SQL
18 25 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
19 23 (14.74%) Degree
20 22 (14.10%) XML
21 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
22 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
23 18 (11.54%) Linux

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 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.49%) Documentum
3 6 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.56%) EngageOne
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) SAP CO
1 7 (4.49%) SAP FI
1 7 (4.49%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (4.49%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (2.56%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.49%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) VoIP
2 4 (2.56%) LAN
2 4 (2.56%) VPN
3 2 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) CTI
4 1 (0.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) PBX
4 1 (0.64%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.49%) DB2
3 7 (4.49%) GIS
3 7 (4.49%) SAP BW
3 7 (4.49%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.21%) Star Schema
6 4 (2.56%) MS Access
6 4 (2.56%) MySQL
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.92%) Power BI
7 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.64%) OLAP
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.05%) AdminStudio
3 11 (7.05%) MSI
3 11 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.92%) webpack
8 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.64%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.64%) JIRA
9 1 (0.64%) NUnit
9 1 (0.64%) Selenium
9 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.64%) Subversion
9 1 (0.64%) WinRunner
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (3.21%) Military
3 4 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.64%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (60.26%) Developer
2 57 (36.54%) .NET Developer
3 28 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 25 (16.03%) Software Developer
5 22 (14.10%) Analyst
6 20 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 20 (12.82%) Senior Developer
7 19 (12.18%) Junior
7 19 (12.18%) Junior Developer
8 17 (10.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (8.33%) VB Developer
10 12 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
11 11 (7.05%) Software Packager
12 10 (6.41%) SQL Developer
13 9 (5.77%) Graduate
14 8 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (5.13%) Support Analyst
15 7 (4.49%) Product Specialist
16 6 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
16 6 (3.85%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (70.51%) .NET
2 63 (40.38%) ASP.NET
3 49 (31.41%) WCF
4 27 (17.31%) CSS
5 26 (16.67%) HTML
6 25 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (14.10%) XML
8 16 (10.26%) jQuery
9 12 (7.69%) CSS3
9 12 (7.69%) Middleware
9 12 (7.69%) WinForms
10 11 (7.05%) Software Packaging
11 10 (6.41%) .NET Framework
12 9 (5.77%) XSLT
13 8 (5.13%) Ajax
13 8 (5.13%) JSON
13 8 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (5.13%) SOAP
13 8 (5.13%) Web Services
14 7 (4.49%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.41%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.49%) CMDB
5 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.28%) VHDL
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Equities
7 1 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) LIMS
7 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.79%) Windows
2 18 (11.54%) Linux
3 15 (9.62%) Windows 7
4 14 (8.97%) Windows XP
5 12 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 9 (5.77%) Apple iOS
7 8 (5.13%) Windows Phone
7 8 (5.13%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (4.49%) Unix
9 2 (1.28%) AIX
9 2 (1.28%) Android
9 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.08%) SOLID
3 35 (22.44%) OO
4 33 (21.15%) OOD
5 32 (20.51%) Migration
5 32 (20.51%) SDLC
6 18 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 17 (10.90%) MVC
8 15 (9.62%) ETL
9 12 (7.69%) CRM
9 12 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 12 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (7.69%) Release Management
9 12 (7.69%) Software Deployment
9 12 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.05%) Application Packaging
10 11 (7.05%) Application Virtualisation
10 11 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.05%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (70.51%) C#
2 97 (62.18%) SQL
3 43 (27.56%) JavaScript
4 37 (23.72%) VB.NET
5 35 (22.44%) VB6
6 29 (18.59%) VBScript
7 27 (17.31%) C++
8 26 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 16 (10.26%) Java
9 16 (10.26%) PowerShell
10 9 (5.77%) F#
10 9 (5.77%) Python
11 7 (4.49%) PHP
12 6 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.85%) VBA
13 5 (3.21%) Perl
14 4 (2.56%) C
14 4 (2.56%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (14.74%) Degree
2 21 (13.46%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.21%) PhD
6 3 (1.92%) MCSA
6 3 (1.92%) MCSE
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.28%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.28%) MPhil
7 2 (1.28%) SAS Certification
7 2 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PMO
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.69%) SCCM
2 11 (7.05%) WSUS
3 7 (4.49%) Terraform
4 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.64%) Control-M
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (27.56%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.28%) Oracle
3 18 (11.54%) Autodesk
4 16 (10.26%) VMware
5 7 (4.49%) OpenText
5 7 (4.49%) SAP
5 7 (4.49%) webMethods
5 7 (4.49%) Workday
6 3 (1.92%) EMC
7 2 (1.28%) Atmel
7 2 (1.28%) Cisco
7 2 (1.28%) Citrix
7 2 (1.28%) IBM
7 2 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe
8 1 (0.64%) Apple
8 1 (0.64%) Borland
8 1 (0.64%) Facebook
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow