VB Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 496 532 470
Rank change year-on-year +36 -62 -60
Permanent jobs citing VB 197 249 408
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.35% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.92% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 147 177 195
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,931 £49,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,313 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £54,882 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.90% +15.54% +11.76%

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19,398 27,126 32,360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 34.63% 42.44% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14,635 15,190 22,028
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the UK excluding London

VB
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VB in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for VB in the UK excluding London

VB
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VB in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for VB in the UK excluding London

VB
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Midlands +92 74 £49,214 +19.31% 17
East Midlands +57 51 £50,000 +25.00% 8
South East +70 39 £55,000 +7.11% 13
East of England +76 36 £32,000 -37.56% 7
North of England +33 32 £50,000 -8.90% 12
North West +52 25 £50,000 -4.76% 6
West Midlands +58 23 £45,000 +5.88% 9
South West -14 14 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +44 6 £47,500 -13.64% 4
Wales -8 2 £28,250 -37.22% 2
North East - 1 £57,500 - 2
VB
UK

VB
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.12%) Microsoft Exchange
2 7 (3.55%) IIS
3 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.02%) CMS
4 2 (1.02%) Liferay
4 2 (1.02%) Magnolia
4 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.02%) Fusion 360
3 2 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Shopify
2 2 (1.02%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 46 (23.35%) Azure
2 25 (12.69%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (11.17%) Entra ID
4 21 (10.66%) Azure Monitor
5 15 (7.61%) Azure Storage
6 14 (7.11%) Power Platform
7 6 (3.05%) Power Automate
8 5 (2.54%) AWS
8 5 (2.54%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (2.54%) GitHub
8 5 (2.54%) Google Workspace
9 3 (1.52%) GCP
10 2 (1.02%) npm
10 2 (1.02%) PaaS
11 1 (0.51%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.51%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.51%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.51%) Serverless
11 1 (0.51%) Tessian
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.69%) LAN
2 24 (12.18%) WAN
3 21 (10.66%) DHCP
3 21 (10.66%) DNS
4 15 (7.61%) Firewall
5 6 (3.05%) Internet
6 5 (2.54%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (35.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.60%) MS Access
2 13 (6.60%) Power BI
3 12 (6.09%) MySQL
4 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.02%) DB2
9 2 (1.02%) DTS
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (11.17%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.12%) JIRA
3 9 (4.57%) InstallShield
4 6 (3.05%) Git
5 5 (2.54%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (2.03%) AdminStudio
6 4 (2.03%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.03%) MSI
7 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.02%) Bower
8 2 (1.02%) gulp
8 2 (1.02%) Moq
9 1 (0.51%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.51%) Sourcetree
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (25.38%) Social Skills
2 16 (8.12%) Finance
3 15 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.11%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.58%) Retail
6 9 (4.57%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (3.55%) Advertising
7 7 (3.55%) Aerospace
8 6 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (2.54%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (2.54%) Legal
10 4 (2.03%) Automotive
10 4 (2.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (2.03%) Police
11 2 (1.02%) Banking
11 2 (1.02%) Games
11 2 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.02%) Law
11 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (40.10%) Developer
2 35 (17.77%) Software Developer
3 21 (10.66%) Active Directory Specialist
4 20 (10.15%) Azure Specialist
5 15 (7.61%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.61%) Active Directory Support
5 15 (7.61%) Senior
5 15 (7.61%) Support Specialist
6 13 (6.60%) Software Engineer
7 11 (5.58%) Lead
8 10 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.57%) Analyst
9 9 (4.57%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.06%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (4.06%) PHP Developer
11 7 (3.55%) Applications Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Development Team Leader
12 6 (3.05%) IT Engineer
12 6 (3.05%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (36.55%) .NET
2 53 (26.90%) HTML
3 51 (25.89%) XML
4 37 (18.78%) AngularJS
5 35 (17.77%) ASP.NET
6 32 (16.24%) CSS
7 30 (15.23%) HTML5
7 30 (15.23%) Node.js
7 30 (15.23%) React
8 23 (11.68%) Express.js
9 21 (10.66%) JSON
10 16 (8.12%) .NET Core
11 15 (7.61%) ARM Templates
12 13 (6.60%) RESTful
12 13 (6.60%) Web Services
13 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (5.08%) .NET Framework
14 10 (5.08%) Ajax
14 10 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (4.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.20%) PKI
2 18 (9.14%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (8.12%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.06%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.55%) Clustering
5 7 (3.55%) SCADA
6 6 (3.05%) EPoS
6 6 (3.05%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (2.54%) CCTV
7 5 (2.54%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (2.54%) Life Science
7 5 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.03%) Shadow IT
8 4 (2.03%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.02%) Distributed Systems
10 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.02%) Operational Technology
10 2 (1.02%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.95%) Windows
2 34 (17.26%) Linux
2 34 (17.26%) Windows Server
3 20 (10.15%) Windows Server 2016
3 20 (10.15%) Windows Server 2019
4 10 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 10 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.52%) Android
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.90%) Agile
2 34 (17.26%) Full Stack Development
3 30 (15.23%) Software Engineering
4 29 (14.72%) DevOps
5 27 (13.71%) Release Management
6 26 (13.20%) Analytics
6 26 (13.20%) Web Development
7 21 (10.66%) Log Analytics
7 21 (10.66%) Service Management
8 20 (10.15%) ITIL
9 19 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (9.64%) MVC
9 19 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (9.14%) CI/CD
11 16 (8.12%) Project Management
12 15 (7.61%) Identity Management
12 15 (7.61%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 15 (7.61%) Privileged Identity Management
12 15 (7.61%) RBAC
13 14 (7.11%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 120 (60.91%) SQL
2 104 (52.79%) C#
3 60 (30.46%) JavaScript
4 47 (23.86%) PowerShell
5 46 (23.35%) Python
6 36 (18.27%) PHP
7 30 (15.23%) VB.NET
8 25 (12.69%) VBScript
9 23 (11.68%) JSX
10 19 (9.64%) VB6
11 17 (8.63%) C
11 17 (8.63%) T-SQL
12 15 (7.61%) Bicep
13 14 (7.11%) VBA
14 8 (4.06%) Assembly Language
15 7 (3.55%) TypeScript
16 6 (3.05%) Ladder Logic
17 5 (2.54%) ActionScript
17 5 (2.54%) C++
17 5 (2.54%) Go
Qualifications
1 74 (37.56%) Degree
2 34 (17.26%) Security Cleared
3 26 (13.20%) DV Cleared
4 24 (12.18%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (4.57%) HNC
7 6 (3.05%) HND
8 5 (2.54%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.51%) CEH
9 1 (0.51%) CISM
9 1 (0.51%) CISSP
9 1 (0.51%) ISACA
9 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.51%) MCP
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.61%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) Actionable Recommendations
2 5 (2.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 40 (20.30%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.61%) Virtual Desktop
2 15 (7.61%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.06%) Docker
5 6 (3.05%) XenApp
6 5 (2.54%) OpenSSH
6 5 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.54%) vSphere
7 4 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (10.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 20 (10.15%) Kubernetes
2 20 (10.15%) SCCM
3 19 (9.64%) WSUS
4 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (7.61%) SCOM
5 5 (2.54%) IBM BigFix
5 5 (2.54%) PowerCLI
5 5 (2.54%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 101 (51.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.08%) VMware
3 7 (3.55%) Facebook
3 7 (3.55%) YouTube
4 6 (3.05%) Citrix
4 6 (3.05%) Google
5 5 (2.54%) Apple
5 5 (2.54%) IBM
5 5 (2.54%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.03%) Autodesk
6 4 (2.03%) Computacenter
6 4 (2.03%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco
7 2 (1.02%) Epicor
7 2 (1.02%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.02%) OpenText
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle
7 2 (1.02%) Pega
7 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.02%) Siemens