Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 278 216
Rank change year-on-year -17 -62 -20
Permanent jobs citing VB 303 339 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 1.08% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 2.10% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 261 304 588
South East median annual salary £41,000 £41,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.19% +2.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 18,208 16,109 21,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.81% 51.15% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15,895 13,990 18,869
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +5 85 £37,500 -16.67% 24
Surrey -36 73 £42,500 -11.46% 8
East Sussex +21 63 £45,000 +28.57%
Berkshire +21 55 £37,000 -29.52% 15
Hampshire -21 42 £42,500 +18.06% 6
West Sussex -18 24 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Oxfordshire -20 18 £32,500 +3.17% 7
Kent +4 16 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Middlesex +16 4 £40,000 -30.43%
VB
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 235 (77.56%) .NET
2 231 (76.24%) C#
3 212 (69.97%) SQL
4 168 (55.45%) SQL Server
5 124 (40.92%) ASP.NET
6 114 (37.62%) VB.NET
7 102 (33.66%) JavaScript
8 100 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (30.03%) HTML
10 83 (27.39%) Microsoft
11 82 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 81 (26.73%) CSS
13 77 (25.41%) Windows
14 71 (23.43%) VB6
15 67 (22.11%) WCF
16 66 (21.78%) T-SQL
17 61 (20.13%) jQuery
18 59 (19.47%) TDD
18 59 (19.47%) Oracle
19 53 (17.49%) Visual Studio
20 51 (16.83%) Degree
21 50 (16.50%) OO
22 48 (15.84%) .NET Framework
23 46 (15.18%) VBScript
24 43 (14.19%) OOD
25 41 (13.53%) PL/SQL
26 36 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 36 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
27 35 (11.55%) Entity Framework
27 35 (11.55%) SDLC

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 20 (6.60%) IIS
2 11 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.30%) CMS
4 8 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.65%) SAS
5 5 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.66%) Simulink
5 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.61%) SaaS
2 16 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.96%) Office 365
4 2 (0.66%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.96%) Intranet
2 8 (2.64%) Firewall
2 8 (2.64%) Network Security
2 8 (2.64%) VoIP
3 7 (2.31%) Internet
3 7 (2.31%) SMS
4 3 (0.99%) Broadband
4 3 (0.99%) DAB
4 3 (0.99%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) LAN
5 2 (0.66%) WAN
5 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (55.45%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (11.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 34 (11.22%) Relational Database
5 32 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (6.93%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.95%) MySQL
8 13 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.31%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.65%) QlikView
12 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.32%) DTS
14 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.66%) Cognos Impromptu
15 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (17.49%) Visual Studio
2 23 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.94%) MSTest
3 18 (5.94%) NUnit
4 16 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.98%) Subversion
8 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.99%) Moq
10 3 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.66%) JIRA
11 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.33%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (8.91%) Finance
2 15 (4.95%) Music Industry
3 9 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.97%) Retail
4 5 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.32%) Back Office
6 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 223 (73.60%) Developer
2 120 (39.60%) .NET Developer
3 64 (21.12%) C# Developer
4 43 (14.19%) Software Developer
5 34 (11.22%) Analyst
5 34 (11.22%) VB.NET Developer
6 29 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (8.25%) SQL Developer
8 24 (7.92%) HTML Developer
9 21 (6.93%) C# Web Developer
9 21 (6.93%) Web Developer
10 15 (4.95%) .NET Software Developer
11 14 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 14 (4.62%) VB Developer
12 13 (4.29%) Technical Support
13 12 (3.96%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.96%) Team Leader
14 11 (3.63%) Software Team Leader
15 10 (3.30%) C# VB.NET Developer
15 10 (3.30%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (77.56%) .NET
2 124 (40.92%) ASP.NET
3 91 (30.03%) HTML
4 82 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 81 (26.73%) CSS
6 67 (22.11%) WCF
7 61 (20.13%) jQuery
8 48 (15.84%) .NET Framework
9 35 (11.55%) Entity Framework
10 34 (11.22%) JSON
11 31 (10.23%) AngularJS
12 28 (9.24%) CSS3
12 28 (9.24%) WinForms
12 28 (9.24%) WPF
13 26 (8.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (8.58%) XML
14 25 (8.25%) Classic ASP
15 24 (7.92%) Ajax
16 23 (7.59%) HTML5
17 20 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 26 (8.58%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.32%) PMI
9 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.66%) CMDB
10 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.33%) STB
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (25.41%) Windows
2 34 (11.22%) Unix
3 27 (8.91%) Linux
4 13 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.65%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.65%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.47%) TDD
3 50 (16.50%) OO
4 43 (14.19%) OOD
5 36 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (11.55%) SDLC
7 32 (10.56%) MVC
7 32 (10.56%) Web Development
8 31 (10.23%) SOLID
9 30 (9.90%) Test Automation
10 25 (8.25%) Migration
10 25 (8.25%) Scrum
11 20 (6.60%) Customer Requirements
11 20 (6.60%) Dependency Injection
12 19 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (6.27%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.94%) Kanban
13 18 (5.94%) MVVM
13 18 (5.94%) Software Engineering
13 18 (5.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 231 (76.24%) C#
2 212 (69.97%) SQL
3 114 (37.62%) VB.NET
4 102 (33.66%) JavaScript
5 71 (23.43%) VB6
6 66 (21.78%) T-SQL
7 46 (15.18%) VBScript
8 41 (13.53%) PL/SQL
9 33 (10.89%) Java
10 27 (8.91%) C++
11 19 (6.27%) PowerShell
12 18 (5.94%) Shell Script
13 13 (4.29%) F#
14 12 (3.96%) VBA
15 11 (3.63%) PHP
16 9 (2.97%) C
17 8 (2.64%) Python
18 7 (2.31%) Ruby
19 6 (1.98%) XAML
20 5 (1.65%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (16.83%) Degree
2 18 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.31%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.99%) PhD
8 2 (0.66%) MCDST
8 2 (0.66%) MCP
9 1 (0.33%) HNC
9 1 (0.33%) HND
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.95%) SLA
2 8 (2.64%) QA
3 5 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.99%) GAMP
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.98%) SCCM
2 5 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 83 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 59 (19.47%) Oracle
3 12 (3.96%) VMware
4 9 (2.97%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.64%) Cisco
5 8 (2.64%) Citrix
6 5 (1.65%) Capita
6 5 (1.65%) Teradata
7 3 (0.99%) ANSYS
7 3 (0.99%) SAP
8 2 (0.66%) Apple
8 2 (0.66%) Concur
8 2 (0.66%) Jitterbit
8 2 (0.66%) Perforce
8 2 (0.66%) Tableau
9 1 (0.33%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.33%) Google
9 1 (0.33%) Kofax
9 1 (0.33%) SaltStack