Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 288 232
Rank change year-on-year -12 -56 -42
Permanent jobs citing VB 278 279 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 0.96% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 1.82% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 244 249 528
South East median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% -9.64% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,825 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17,692 15,356 19,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.33% 52.86% 51.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15,384 13,328 17,431
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 May 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 22 May 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
Surrey -22 68 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Thames Valley -10 63 £37,000 +8.82% 22
Hampshire -22 53 £42,500 +18.88% 4
Berkshire +19 52 £37,000 -17.78% 16
West Sussex +25 38 £42,500 -15.00%
East Sussex 0 38 £40,500 +15.71% 5
Kent -12 16 £35,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £55,000 +41.03% 3
Middlesex - 4 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -39 3 £32,500 +14.04% 3
VB
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 219 (78.78%) C#
2 211 (75.90%) .NET
3 185 (66.55%) SQL
4 131 (47.12%) SQL Server
4 131 (47.12%) ASP.NET
5 107 (38.49%) VB.NET
6 98 (35.25%) JavaScript
7 97 (34.89%) CSS
8 92 (33.09%) HTML
9 86 (30.94%) Oracle
9 86 (30.94%) WCF
10 84 (30.22%) Microsoft
11 83 (29.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 77 (27.70%) jQuery
13 74 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (25.90%) VB6
14 72 (25.90%) Windows
15 60 (21.58%) T-SQL
16 57 (20.50%) PL/SQL
16 57 (20.50%) MVC
17 54 (19.42%) Visual Studio
18 48 (17.27%) Degree
19 47 (16.91%) CSS3
20 45 (16.19%) SDLC
21 44 (15.83%) Migration
22 42 (15.11%) .NET Framework
23 41 (14.75%) TDD
24 40 (14.39%) OO
25 37 (13.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 37 (13.31%) Ajax

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 12 (4.32%) CMS
1 12 (4.32%) IIS
2 9 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.16%) SAS
5 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.72%) CICS
6 2 (0.72%) Confluence
6 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Mule
7 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (7.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.96%) SaaS
3 3 (1.08%) Office 365
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.72%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.04%) Intranet
2 8 (2.88%) HTTP
3 5 (1.80%) SMS
3 5 (1.80%) VoIP
4 4 (1.44%) DAB
5 3 (1.08%) Internet
6 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) CTI
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (47.12%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (11.51%) Relational Database
5 25 (8.99%) MySQL
6 21 (7.55%) Oracle Database
7 20 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (7.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (1.44%) QlikView
14 3 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.72%) Cognos Impromptu
15 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 54 (19.42%) Visual Studio
2 32 (11.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 31 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (10.43%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.24%) webpack
6 8 (2.88%) NUnit
6 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (2.52%) MSTest
8 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.08%) Subversion
11 2 (0.72%) JIRA
11 2 (0.72%) JUnit
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.72%) Selenium
12 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.36%) JMeter
12 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (10.07%) Finance
2 10 (3.60%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.52%) Music Industry
4 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (1.08%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Retail
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 195 (70.14%) Developer
2 113 (40.65%) .NET Developer
3 69 (24.82%) C# Developer
4 52 (18.71%) Software Developer
5 47 (16.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (12.23%) Analyst
7 26 (9.35%) VB.NET Developer
8 23 (8.27%) .NET Software Developer
9 19 (6.83%) Senior Developer
10 18 (6.47%) SQL Developer
11 15 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.68%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 13 (4.68%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.96%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (3.96%) HTML Developer
13 11 (3.96%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.60%) Business Analyst
14 10 (3.60%) Senior Software Developer
14 10 (3.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (75.90%) .NET
2 131 (47.12%) ASP.NET
3 97 (34.89%) CSS
4 92 (33.09%) HTML
5 86 (30.94%) WCF
6 83 (29.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 77 (27.70%) jQuery
8 47 (16.91%) CSS3
9 42 (15.11%) .NET Framework
10 37 (13.31%) Ajax
10 37 (13.31%) JSON
11 29 (10.43%) RESTful
12 28 (10.07%) HTML5
12 28 (10.07%) XML
13 27 (9.71%) Razor View Engine
14 24 (8.63%) AngularJS
14 24 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (7.91%) Entity Framework
16 18 (6.47%) WinForms
17 17 (6.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
1 28 (10.07%) Mobile App
2 24 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.44%) LIMS
8 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (25.90%) Windows
2 33 (11.87%) Linux
3 28 (10.07%) Unix
4 19 (6.83%) Windows Phone
4 19 (6.83%) Windows Phone 8
5 11 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.60%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.52%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.80%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (20.50%) MVC
3 45 (16.19%) SDLC
4 44 (15.83%) Migration
5 41 (14.75%) TDD
6 40 (14.39%) OO
7 36 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (11.87%) OOD
8 33 (11.87%) Requirements Analysis
9 29 (10.43%) Test Automation
10 27 (9.71%) Web Development
11 26 (9.35%) SOLID
12 23 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.19%) System Testing
13 20 (7.19%) UML
13 20 (7.19%) Unit Testing
14 19 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (6.12%) Software Engineering
16 16 (5.76%) Customer Requirements
17 14 (5.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 219 (78.78%) C#
2 185 (66.55%) SQL
3 107 (38.49%) VB.NET
4 98 (35.25%) JavaScript
5 72 (25.90%) VB6
6 60 (21.58%) T-SQL
7 57 (20.50%) PL/SQL
8 35 (12.59%) VBScript
9 33 (11.87%) C++
10 31 (11.15%) Java
11 13 (4.68%) TypeScript
12 12 (4.32%) F#
13 11 (3.96%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.96%) Shell Script
14 9 (3.24%) C
14 9 (3.24%) PHP
14 9 (3.24%) Ruby
14 9 (3.24%) VBA
14 9 (3.24%) XAML
15 6 (2.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (17.27%) Degree
2 17 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.68%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.32%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.16%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.08%) ISEB
8 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.72%) MCDST
8 2 (0.72%) MCP
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.72%) PMP
9 1 (0.36%) CISSP
9 1 (0.36%) GCIH
9 1 (0.36%) GIAC
9 1 (0.36%) PhD
9 1 (0.36%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.68%) SLA
2 8 (2.88%) GAMP
3 4 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.44%) PMO
4 2 (0.72%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.72%) ACF2
4 2 (0.72%) RACF
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.16%) SCCM
3 5 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.72%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 86 (30.94%) Oracle
2 84 (30.22%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.04%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.80%) VMware
5 4 (1.44%) Capita
5 4 (1.44%) Teradata
6 3 (1.08%) SAP
6 3 (1.08%) Tableau
7 2 (0.72%) Apple
7 2 (0.72%) Concur
7 2 (0.72%) HP
7 2 (0.72%) IBM
7 2 (0.72%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.36%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.36%) ForeScout
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Kofax
8 1 (0.36%) Perforce