Period
to 19 August 2017

The median annual salary for a VB Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Visual Basic Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1092 1111 1050
Rank change year-on-year +19 -61 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 91 153 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.080% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 141 278
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £25,350
90th Percentile £54,875 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 169664 190277 209696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137041 160037 172615
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

VB Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured VB Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VB Developer in the UK

VB Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB Developer.

Salary trend for VB Developer in the UK

VB Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB Developer over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for VB Developer in the UK

VB Developer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. 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
England +20 88 £41,000 +2.50% 10
UK excluding London +24 69 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Midlands +14 26 £40,500 +3.18% 3
London +18 22 £52,500 +8.25% 2
East Midlands +18 17 £41,000 +2.50% 3
North of England -9 14 £37,500 +7.14% 2
South East +29 10 £33,750 -14.01% 1
West Midlands +6 9 £35,000 -6.67%
East of England +3 9 £46,750 +10.00% 2
North West -24 9 £42,500 +70.00% 1
South West -1 7 £38,750 +3.33%
Yorkshire +27 5 £35,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £37,500 -

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, VB Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring VB Developer in the job title.

1 91 (100.00%) VB
2 79 (86.81%) C#
3 65 (71.43%) .NET
4 57 (62.64%) SQL
5 52 (57.14%) VB6
6 51 (56.04%) SQL Server
7 46 (50.55%) VB.NET
8 34 (37.36%) ASP.NET
9 31 (34.07%) T-SQL
10 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (28.57%) Windows
12 23 (25.27%) SDLC
13 19 (20.88%) Visual Studio
13 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
14 18 (19.78%) Finance
15 17 (18.68%) WinForms
15 17 (18.68%) Unit Testing
16 15 (16.48%) MVC
16 15 (16.48%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
17 14 (15.38%) HTML
17 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (14.29%) Oracle
18 13 (14.29%) ActiveX
19 12 (13.19%) Web Services
20 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
20 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
20 11 (12.09%) Java
21 10 (10.99%) Computer Science

VB Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (56.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.69%) MySQL
5 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.20%) Power BI
9 1 (1.10%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.89%) Subversion
2 9 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.69%) CruiseControl
3 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.69%) MSBuild
3 7 (7.69%) TestComplete
4 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Legal
3 4 (4.40%) Back Office
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (71.43%) .NET
2 34 (37.36%) ASP.NET
3 17 (18.68%) WinForms
4 14 (15.38%) HTML
5 13 (14.29%) ActiveX
6 12 (13.19%) Web Services
7 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.89%) XML
9 8 (8.79%) WCF
10 7 (7.69%) .NET Compact Framework
11 5 (5.49%) CSS
11 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.40%) ADO.NET
12 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (4.40%) REST
12 4 (4.40%) XSL
13 3 (3.30%) HTML5
13 3 (3.30%) SOAP
13 3 (3.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) User Experience
5 3 (3.30%) iPhone
5 3 (3.30%) Spread Betting
6 2 (2.20%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.20%) Android
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) SDLC
3 17 (18.68%) Unit Testing
4 15 (16.48%) MVC
5 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.79%) OO
7 8 (8.79%) Scrum
7 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Functional Programming
9 5 (5.49%) Logistics
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
10 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.40%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.40%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.40%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.40%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) VB
2 79 (86.81%) C#
3 57 (62.64%) SQL
4 52 (57.14%) VB6
5 46 (50.55%) VB.NET
6 31 (34.07%) T-SQL
7 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
8 11 (12.09%) Java
9 9 (9.89%) C++
10 6 (6.59%) F#
11 3 (3.30%) C
12 2 (2.20%) Delphi
12 2 (2.20%) PHP
12 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.20%) VBA
12 2 (2.20%) VBScript
13 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Sybase
3 4 (4.40%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.30%) Dell
5 2 (2.20%) Kofax
5 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.10%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.10%) Sage
6 1 (1.10%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.10%) Symantec