Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a VB Developer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1143 1039 1123
Rank change year-on-year -104 +84 -157
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 60 132 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.077% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.079% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 50 138 156
UK median annual salary £48,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,125 £29,450 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £48,750 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171,222 166,598 197,717
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 140,041 138,371 165,893
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for VB Developer in the UK

VB Developer
Top 14 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 20 April 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
England -80 54 £50,000 +33.33% 7
UK excluding London -92 39 £38,500 +2.67% 7
London -15 19 £52,500 +10.53% 1
South East -7 9 £45,000 +28.57%
North of England -20 8 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Midlands -33 8 £36,250 -3.33% 2
East of England +4 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -9 7 £35,000 -6.67%
Yorkshire +12 4 £38,000 +17.83% 1
North West -18 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South West -31 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Scotland - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wales 0 1 £25,000 -12.28%
East Midlands -29 1 £37,500 - 2

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, VB Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring VB Developer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) VB
2 46 (76.67%) C#
3 43 (71.67%) SQL
4 34 (56.67%) VB6
5 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
6 29 (48.33%) .NET
7 19 (31.67%) VB.NET
8 18 (30.00%) T-SQL
9 16 (26.67%) Windows
10 15 (25.00%) HTML
10 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (21.67%) Oracle
12 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
12 13 (21.67%) SDLC
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 11 (18.33%) WinForms
14 11 (18.33%) Finance
14 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (16.67%) XML
15 10 (16.67%) C++
16 9 (15.00%) Web Services
16 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (13.33%) REST
17 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
17 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (13.33%) XSL
17 8 (13.33%) CSS
17 8 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering

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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) GitHub
3 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) CA Gen
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Back Office
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (18.33%) WinForms
5 10 (16.67%) XML
6 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 8 (13.33%) CSS
7 8 (13.33%) REST
7 8 (13.33%) XSL
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.00%) HTML5
9 3 (5.00%) WCF
10 2 (3.33%) ADO.NET
10 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.67%) ActiveX
11 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.67%) J2EE
11 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) SDLC
3 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.00%) OO
4 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.33%) MVC
5 5 (8.33%) Web Development
6 4 (6.67%) CRM
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) OOD
6 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.33%) Change Control
8 2 (3.33%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.33%) ERP
8 2 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) SOA
8 2 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) VB
2 46 (76.67%) C#
3 43 (71.67%) SQL
4 34 (56.67%) VB6
5 19 (31.67%) VB.NET
6 18 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (16.67%) C++
9 7 (11.67%) Java
10 6 (10.00%) F#
11 4 (6.67%) VBA
12 3 (5.00%) PHP
12 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.67%) C
13 1 (1.67%) Perl
13 1 (1.67%) Python
13 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) BEA
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) Kofax
4 1 (1.67%) Pega
4 1 (1.67%) webMethods