Period
to 8 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 189 169
Rank change year-on-year +67 -20 -11
Permanent jobs citing VB 19 29 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 0.91% 0.65% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.28% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 71
Median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £27,375 £30,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £67,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -8.54% +9.33%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,110 2,257 2,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 53.14% 50.38% 56.21%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1,881 2,620
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -4.79%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Surrey

VB
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in Surrey.

Salary trend for VB in Surrey

VB
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in Surrey over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for VB in Surrey

VB
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 8 July 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
Woking - 4 £62,500 -
Guildford +22 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Epsom +4 2 £55,000 +1.85%
Farnham - 1 £52,500 -
Staines - 1 £55,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 - - 1
VB
South East

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VB.

1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 10 (52.63%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Perl
4 8 (42.11%) C
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) CICS
4 8 (42.11%) Mainframe
4 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) REST
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (42.11%) Task Automation
4 8 (42.11%) Epics
5 7 (36.84%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) DB2
6 5 (26.32%) COBOL
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (42.11%) CICS
2 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Azure
2 3 (15.79%) AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) DB2
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Power BI
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (5.26%) QlikView
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
1 8 (42.11%) JIRA
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
3 4 (21.05%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) QA Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior SCCM Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) REST
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) Java EE
3 3 (15.79%) JDBC
3 3 (15.79%) JTA
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSD
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Command Line
1 8 (42.11%) Mainframe
2 5 (26.32%) User Experience
3 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (10.53%) EPoS
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.26%) LIMS
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (42.11%) Epics
2 8 (42.11%) Task Automation
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
4 4 (21.05%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Memory Management
5 3 (15.79%) SDET
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
3 8 (42.11%) C
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) COBOL
4 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Assembly Language
5 3 (15.79%) JCL
5 3 (15.79%) PL/1
5 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) VBScript
6 2 (10.53%) HLASM
6 2 (10.53%) REXX
7 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
1 5 (26.32%) PMI Certification
1 5 (26.32%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) ACF2
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
1 5 (26.32%) RACF
2 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.26%) AppManager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Thunderhead
3 1 (5.26%) VMware