Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 309 357 309
Rank change year-on-year +48 -48 -35
Permanent jobs citing VB 150 157 299
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.59% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 1.06% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 128 144 268
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £32,200 £27,500 £28,925
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,600 £56,625
England median annual salary £44,095 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +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 11,894 14,866 18,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.87% 55.55% 58.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10,132 12,769 16,114
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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
Surrey +68 42 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Thames Valley +36 28 £40,000 +5.96% 9
West Sussex +27 25 £45,000 +4.65% 5
Hampshire +16 23 £36,500 -2.67% 6
East Sussex -8 19 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire +27 13 £40,000 - 2
Kent - 12 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +30 9 £32,250 -3.73% 5
Oxfordshire +25 6 £47,500 +61.02% 2
Middlesex +4 1 £60,000 +9.09% 1
VB
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 89 (59.33%) C#
2 74 (49.33%) .NET
3 71 (47.33%) SQL
4 56 (37.33%) SQL Server
5 47 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (30.67%) Finance
7 45 (30.00%) Java
8 44 (29.33%) VB6
9 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
10 35 (23.33%) Software Engineering
11 34 (22.67%) Windows
12 32 (21.33%) Python
13 31 (20.67%) C++
14 27 (18.00%) C
14 27 (18.00%) Azure
15 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
15 26 (17.33%) ASP.NET
16 25 (16.67%) Oracle
16 25 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
16 25 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 24 (16.00%) QA
18 23 (15.33%) JIRA
18 23 (15.33%) Scrum
18 23 (15.33%) Test Automation
19 22 (14.67%) DB2
20 21 (14.00%) HTML
20 21 (14.00%) VB.NET
20 21 (14.00%) Linux
20 21 (14.00%) Power Platform

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 16 (10.67%) CICS
2 15 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 10 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.67%) IIS
4 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.00%) JBoss
5 3 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.00%) Azure
2 21 (14.00%) Power Platform
3 14 (9.33%) AWS
4 5 (3.33%) Office 365
4 5 (3.33%) PowerApps
5 4 (2.67%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.33%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.33%) SaaS
6 2 (1.33%) Serverless
7 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) Firewall
2 6 (4.00%) DNS
3 5 (3.33%) DHCP
3 5 (3.33%) HTTP
3 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.33%) VPN
4 4 (2.67%) FTP
4 4 (2.67%) NAS
4 4 (2.67%) SSH
4 4 (2.67%) Wireless
5 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.67%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.67%) LAN
6 1 (0.67%) VLAN
6 1 (0.67%) VoIP
6 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.67%) DB2
3 20 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (10.67%) Power BI
5 15 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.67%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.00%) MS Access
9 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.33%) QlikView
9 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.67%) MySQL
10 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.33%) JIRA
3 19 (12.67%) Jenkins
4 17 (11.33%) Selenium
5 15 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 14 (9.33%) HP UFT
6 14 (9.33%) JMeter
7 12 (8.00%) JUnit
7 12 (8.00%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.00%) Subversion
10 2 (1.33%) Appium
10 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.33%) JBehave
10 2 (1.33%) Maven
10 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.33%) TestNG
10 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (30.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.00%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Banking
3 2 (1.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (42.00%) Developer
2 44 (29.33%) Analyst
3 33 (22.00%) C# Developer
4 27 (18.00%) Software Developer
5 19 (12.67%) .NET Developer
5 19 (12.67%) SQL Developer
6 17 (11.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 17 (11.33%) Programmer
7 15 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
8 14 (9.33%) VB.NET Developer
9 13 (8.67%) Automation Engineer
9 13 (8.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (7.33%) Junior
12 10 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 8 (5.33%) Applications Developer
13 8 (5.33%) QA Engineer
13 8 (5.33%) SCCM Specialist
13 8 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (5.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.33%) .NET
2 26 (17.33%) ASP.NET
3 21 (14.00%) HTML
4 20 (13.33%) XML
5 19 (12.67%) REST
6 15 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 13 (8.67%) CSS
8 12 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (6.67%) jQuery
10 9 (6.00%) Entity Framework
11 6 (4.00%) Ajax
11 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.00%) Middleware
12 5 (3.33%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (3.33%) WCF
12 5 (3.33%) Web Services
12 5 (3.33%) WinForms
13 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) User Experience
2 16 (10.67%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (10.67%) Mainframe
3 12 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (7.33%) Algorithms
5 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.33%) EPoS
9 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.67%) Windows
2 21 (14.00%) Linux
3 10 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.67%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 23 (15.33%) Scrum
3 23 (15.33%) Test Automation
4 20 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 19 (12.67%) DevOps
5 19 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (12.00%) SDLC
7 16 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (10.67%) Epics
7 16 (10.67%) Task Automation
8 15 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 14 (9.33%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.67%) OO
10 13 (8.67%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.67%) Six Sigma
11 11 (7.33%) MVC
11 11 (7.33%) Project Management
12 10 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 89 (59.33%) C#
2 71 (47.33%) SQL
3 45 (30.00%) Java
4 44 (29.33%) VB6
5 32 (21.33%) Python
6 31 (20.67%) C++
7 27 (18.00%) C
8 26 (17.33%) JavaScript
9 25 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 21 (14.00%) VB.NET
11 19 (12.67%) VBA
12 18 (12.00%) T-SQL
13 17 (11.33%) Perl
14 16 (10.67%) Bash Shell
15 15 (10.00%) PL/SQL
16 13 (8.67%) COBOL
17 11 (7.33%) Assembly Language
17 11 (7.33%) PL/1
18 10 (6.67%) REXX
18 10 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) ISEB
1 13 (8.67%) ISTQB
1 13 (8.67%) PMI Certification
1 13 (8.67%) PMP
2 9 (6.00%) Degree
3 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.00%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) PMO
3 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.33%) Docker
2 13 (8.67%) ACF2
2 13 (8.67%) RACF
3 8 (5.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.33%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.67%) Firmware
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
5 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) SCCM
2 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.33%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.33%) SCOM
4 2 (1.33%) WSUS
5 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.67%) AppManager
Vendors
1 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.67%) Oracle
3 15 (10.00%) HP
4 13 (8.67%) IBM
5 6 (4.00%) Blue Prism
5 6 (4.00%) Xceptor
6 5 (3.33%) VMware
7 4 (2.67%) Infor
7 4 (2.67%) Panasonic
7 4 (2.67%) Progress
7 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.67%) Synology
7 4 (2.67%) Telerik
7 4 (2.67%) Veritas
8 2 (1.33%) Cisco
8 2 (1.33%) Citrix
8 2 (1.33%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.67%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.67%) SonicWALL