Period
to 21 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 287 312 372
Rank change year-on-year +25 +60 -69
Permanent jobs citing VB 71 138 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 1.25% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52 121 144
10th Percentile £30,054 £32,500 £25,375
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £56,120
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 7,052 11,021 14,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.98% 56.05% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 9,480 12,651
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 21 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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 +48 14 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Hampshire +48 13 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Surrey +3 12 £37,000 -32.73% 1
Kent +13 11 £32,500 -27.78%
West Sussex -3 10 £47,500 +5.56% 2
East Sussex +9 6 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Berkshire +27 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire +22 5 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Middlesex +2 5 £60,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +32 4 £51,519 +39.24%
Sussex - 1 £39,000 -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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 45 (63.38%) C#
1 45 (63.38%) .NET
2 43 (60.56%) SQL Server
3 40 (56.34%) SQL
4 26 (36.62%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (32.39%) Finance
6 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
7 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (26.76%) Computer Science
8 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
8 18 (25.35%) C++
8 18 (25.35%) Windows
9 17 (23.94%) .NET Framework
9 17 (23.94%) Algorithms
10 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
10 16 (22.54%) VB6
11 15 (21.13%) HTML
12 14 (19.72%) Java
13 12 (16.90%) .NET Core
13 12 (16.90%) Degree
14 11 (15.49%) Entity Framework
15 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
15 10 (14.08%) CSS
15 10 (14.08%) Oracle
15 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
15 10 (14.08%) Web Services
15 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
15 10 (14.08%) Migration
15 10 (14.08%) Workflow
15 10 (14.08%) TDD

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 4 (5.63%) CMS
1 4 (5.63%) IIS
1 4 (5.63%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.41%) OnBase
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.41%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) DHCP
1 3 (4.23%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) Network Security
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (60.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2019
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.82%) Power BI
6 2 (2.82%) QlikView
7 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) JBehave
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Maven
2 2 (2.82%) MSTest
2 2 (2.82%) NUnit
2 2 (2.82%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.82%) TestNG
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.41%) JMeter
3 1 (1.41%) Postman
3 1 (1.41%) REST Assured
3 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Software Developer
3 14 (19.72%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) C# Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Software Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) SQL Developer
6 9 (12.68%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Analyst Programmer
7 8 (11.27%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (11.27%) Programmer
8 7 (9.86%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (9.86%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 7 (9.86%) ERP Specialist
8 7 (9.86%) Implementation Specialist
8 7 (9.86%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (9.86%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (9.86%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (63.38%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) .NET Framework
3 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.13%) HTML
5 12 (16.90%) .NET Core
6 11 (15.49%) Entity Framework
7 10 (14.08%) CSS
7 10 (14.08%) Web Services
8 7 (9.86%) WinForms
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.63%) Vue.js
11 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Core
12 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.82%) XML
13 1 (1.41%) jQuery
13 1 (1.41%) JSON
13 1 (1.41%) Middleware
13 1 (1.41%) WCF
13 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Algorithms
2 9 (12.68%) Data Structures
2 9 (12.68%) LIMS
3 7 (9.86%) Driving Licence
4 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.45%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.04%) Podcast
6 3 (4.23%) Replication
7 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.82%) User Experience
8 1 (1.41%) Life Science
8 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (25.35%) Software Engineering
4 10 (14.08%) Migration
4 10 (14.08%) TDD
4 10 (14.08%) Workflow
5 9 (12.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (12.68%) Information Management
6 8 (11.27%) ERP
6 8 (11.27%) Fintech
6 8 (11.27%) MVC
6 8 (11.27%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (11.27%) SDLC
6 8 (11.27%) Time Management
6 8 (11.27%) Web Development
7 7 (9.86%) Business Process Analysis
7 7 (9.86%) Fit Analysis
7 7 (9.86%) Front End Development
7 7 (9.86%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) C#
2 40 (56.34%) SQL
3 18 (25.35%) C++
4 16 (22.54%) VB6
5 14 (19.72%) Java
6 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
6 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
7 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.45%) VBScript
9 4 (5.63%) PHP
9 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.82%) Python
10 2 (2.82%) VBA
11 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) CCNP
4 2 (2.82%) CISA
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.41%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) WSUS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) IBM
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) Dell
4 3 (4.23%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) Sun
4 3 (4.23%) Veritas
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) Infor
5 1 (1.41%) Sage