Period
to

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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 394 390 252
Rank change year-on-year -4 -138 +109
Permanent jobs citing VB 97 53 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.32% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 0.58% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 76 29 65
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £33,100
25th Percentile £39,063 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% +26.67% -2.60%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £71,875 £66,500 £54,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -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 9,715 9,088 5,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.47% 54.47% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,982 6,727 4,994
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,842 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.17% +4.76%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +4 47 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Berkshire +30 31 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Surrey -43 18 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire +17 17 £46,500 +9.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Kent -53 8 £55,000 +69.23%
East Sussex +4 5 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire -26 2 - -
West Sussex -32 1 - -
VB
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 47 (48.45%) C#
1 47 (48.45%) SQL
1 47 (48.45%) .NET
2 43 (44.33%) HTML
3 39 (40.21%) SQL Server
4 35 (36.08%) Windows
4 35 (36.08%) Social Skills
5 32 (32.99%) Agile
6 31 (31.96%) JavaScript
7 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
7 30 (30.93%) Degree
8 29 (29.90%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (23.71%) CSS
10 22 (22.68%) PowerShell
11 21 (21.65%) T-SQL
11 21 (21.65%) VBScript
11 21 (21.65%) Finance
12 20 (20.62%) XML
12 20 (20.62%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (20.62%) Windows Server
13 18 (18.56%) Project Management
13 18 (18.56%) Citrix
13 18 (18.56%) Power Platform
13 18 (18.56%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (17.53%) Configuration Management
14 17 (17.53%) VMware
14 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Excel
14 17 (17.53%) Issue Tracking
15 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification

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 13 (13.40%) CMS
1 13 (13.40%) IIS
2 4 (4.12%) OpenEdge
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) WildFly
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Teamcenter
2 3 (3.09%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.56%) Power Platform
2 15 (15.46%) Azure
3 14 (14.43%) AWS
3 14 (14.43%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (8.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (7.22%) Azure Monitor
6 6 (6.19%) Serverless
7 4 (4.12%) Azure AKS
7 4 (4.12%) IaaS
7 4 (4.12%) PaaS
7 4 (4.12%) PowerApps
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.06%) AWS IoT
8 2 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.06%) GitHub
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (2.06%) SaaS
9 1 (1.03%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) DNS
1 14 (14.43%) Firewall
1 14 (14.43%) Internet
2 7 (7.22%) DHCP
2 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 7 (7.22%) Network Security
3 5 (5.15%) FTP
4 4 (4.12%) SSL
5 3 (3.09%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.09%) SMTP
5 3 (3.09%) SNMP
5 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.09%) VPN
5 3 (3.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.43%) Power BI
3 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.12%) JIRA
3 3 (3.09%) Postman
4 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.06%) NUnit
4 2 (2.06%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.03%) GitLab
5 1 (1.03%) JMeter
5 1 (1.03%) JUnit
5 1 (1.03%) Selenium
5 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.03%) TestNG
5 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (36.08%) Social Skills
2 21 (21.65%) Finance
3 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (16.49%) Legal
5 14 (14.43%) Documentation Skills
5 14 (14.43%) Retail
6 6 (6.19%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 6 (6.19%) Marketing
7 3 (3.09%) Aviation
7 3 (3.09%) Electronics
7 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.09%) Public Sector
7 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.03%) Games
8 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 14 (14.43%) Wintel Specialist
4 13 (13.40%) Pensions Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (12.37%) HTML Developer
5 12 (12.37%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (11.34%) UI Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Applications Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Senior Applications Developer
7 10 (10.31%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
8 9 (9.28%) HTML CSS Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Software Developer
9 8 (8.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (7.22%) Active Directory Specialist
10 7 (7.22%) Azure Specialist
11 5 (5.15%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.45%) .NET
2 43 (44.33%) HTML
3 23 (23.71%) CSS
4 20 (20.62%) XML
5 13 (13.40%) XSL
6 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (7.22%) Classic ASP
6 7 (7.22%) HTML5
6 7 (7.22%) jQuery
7 6 (6.19%) Itk
7 6 (6.19%) Web Services
8 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.15%) REST
8 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.12%) OAuth
10 3 (3.09%) SOAP
10 3 (3.09%) Swagger
11 2 (2.06%) JSON
11 2 (2.06%) Vaadin
12 1 (1.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) User Experience
2 8 (8.25%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.22%) PKI
4 6 (6.19%) Low-Code
5 5 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.12%) EPoS
6 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.09%) FMCG
8 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.06%) IoT
9 1 (1.03%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Windows
2 20 (20.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.15%) Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Agile
2 29 (29.90%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (20.62%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (18.56%) Customer Requirements
4 18 (18.56%) Project Management
5 17 (17.53%) Configuration Management
5 17 (17.53%) Issue Tracking
6 15 (15.46%) Migration
6 15 (15.46%) Requirements Gathering
6 15 (15.46%) Software Testing
7 14 (14.43%) Problem Management
8 13 (13.40%) Content Management
8 13 (13.40%) Customer Service
8 13 (13.40%) Data Analysis
8 13 (13.40%) Data Management
8 13 (13.40%) Data Privacy
8 13 (13.40%) Process Improvement
9 12 (12.37%) Data Modelling
9 12 (12.37%) Front End Development
9 12 (12.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.45%) C#
1 47 (48.45%) SQL
2 31 (31.96%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.68%) PowerShell
4 21 (21.65%) T-SQL
4 21 (21.65%) VBScript
5 15 (15.46%) Java
6 13 (13.40%) VB.NET
7 12 (12.37%) C
8 7 (7.22%) VBA
9 6 (6.19%) Bash
10 4 (4.12%) C++
10 4 (4.12%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (3.09%) Perl
12 2 (2.06%) Python
12 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.06%) VB6
13 1 (1.03%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) Degree
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) ISEB
5 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.06%) CCNP
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) MCP
7 1 (1.03%) Azure Certification
7 1 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) VMware ESXi
1 14 (14.43%) XenApp
2 11 (11.34%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (6.19%) Docker
5 3 (3.09%) NFS
6 1 (1.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.03%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) Ansible
1 14 (14.43%) IBM BigFix
2 11 (11.34%) Kubernetes
3 7 (7.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (7.22%) SCCM
3 7 (7.22%) SCOM
3 7 (7.22%) WSUS
4 4 (4.12%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.03%) Grafana
5 1 (1.03%) Kibana
5 1 (1.03%) Nagios
5 1 (1.03%) Simpana
5 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.56%) Citrix
3 17 (17.53%) VMware
4 14 (14.43%) IBM
4 14 (14.43%) Trend Micro
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) Progress
7 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.09%) Cisco
7 3 (3.09%) Commvault
7 3 (3.09%) Juniper
7 3 (3.09%) NetApp
7 3 (3.09%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) EMC