Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a VB Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1083 1051 1102
Rank change year-on-year -32 +51 -91
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 120 173 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.091% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.094% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 91 167 174
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +6.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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 +3 115 £42,500 +3.66% 3
UK excluding London -3 82 £40,000 - 4
London +6 38 £57,500 +15.00%
Midlands +30 29 £40,000 -1.23% 1
East of England +28 25 £48,500 +14.12% 1
West Midlands +15 18 £40,000 -1.23% 1
North of England +7 15 £42,500 +21.43% 1
North West +6 13 £42,500 +37.10%
East Midlands +19 11 £40,000 -1.23%
South East -10 5 £45,000 +12.50%
South West +2 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Scotland - 3 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £35,500 -7.79% 1
Wales - 2 £25,000 -

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 120 (100.00%) VB
2 102 (85.00%) C#
3 85 (70.83%) SQL
4 73 (60.83%) VB6
5 70 (58.33%) .NET
5 70 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 56 (46.67%) VB.NET
7 47 (39.17%) T-SQL
8 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (33.33%) Finance
10 39 (32.50%) ASP.NET
11 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
12 33 (27.50%) Oracle
13 28 (23.33%) HTML
13 28 (23.33%) Windows
14 27 (22.50%) SDLC
14 27 (22.50%) Degree
15 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
15 26 (21.67%) XML
16 24 (20.00%) Test Automation
17 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
19 21 (17.50%) Web Services
20 20 (16.67%) WinForms
21 19 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (15.83%) Visual Studio
22 18 (15.00%) MVC
22 18 (15.00%) F#
22 18 (15.00%) TeamCity

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 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.00%) IIS
3 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.83%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (1.67%) Intranet
2 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (19.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (11.67%) Relational Database
5 13 (10.83%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database
5 13 (10.83%) RDBMS
6 11 (9.17%) MySQL
7 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.83%) Power BI
10 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (15.83%) Visual Studio
2 18 (15.00%) TeamCity
3 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.83%) TestComplete
General
1 40 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Retail
3 8 (6.67%) Back Office
4 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.17%) Electronics
5 5 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (58.33%) .NET
2 39 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 28 (23.33%) HTML
4 26 (21.67%) XML
5 21 (17.50%) Web Services
6 20 (16.67%) WinForms
7 16 (13.33%) CSS
8 15 (12.50%) REST
9 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (10.83%) WCF
10 12 (10.00%) ADO.NET
10 12 (10.00%) HTML5
11 10 (8.33%) ActiveX
12 9 (7.50%) XSL
13 8 (6.67%) Hibernate
14 6 (5.00%) CSS3
14 6 (5.00%) SOAP
14 6 (5.00%) Spring
15 5 (4.17%) Ajax
15 5 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.83%) Replication
5 6 (5.00%) iPhone
6 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.33%) User Experience
8 2 (1.67%) EPoS
8 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.33%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.83%) Linux
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.17%) Android
5 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.50%) SDLC
3 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 24 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 18 (15.00%) MVC
6 17 (14.17%) Unit Testing
7 13 (10.83%) Investment Management
8 12 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 12 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (5.00%) iOS Development
11 6 (5.00%) Logistics
12 5 (4.17%) Change Management
12 5 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (4.17%) Functional Programming
12 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
12 5 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) VB
2 102 (85.00%) C#
3 85 (70.83%) SQL
4 73 (60.83%) VB6
5 56 (46.67%) VB.NET
6 47 (39.17%) T-SQL
7 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
8 18 (15.00%) F#
9 17 (14.17%) Java
10 14 (11.67%) C
11 12 (10.00%) C++
12 5 (4.17%) Ruby
13 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.67%) VBA
13 2 (1.67%) VBScript
14 1 (0.83%) Delphi
14 1 (0.83%) Perl
14 1 (0.83%) PHP
14 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (22.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.50%) Oracle
3 12 (10.00%) Sybase
4 5 (4.17%) Dell
5 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.83%) Sage
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.83%) Symantec
6 1 (0.83%) Xamarin