Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a VB Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1064 1018 1079
Rank change year-on-year -46 +61 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 112 175 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.100% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.10% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 85 179 162
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,950 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% -1.33%

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 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -65 106 £45,000 +12.50% 13
UK excluding London -53 75 £40,000 +3.90% 12
London -27 36 £52,500 +6.60% 1
East of England +29 22 £48,500 +14.12% 1
Midlands -9 22 £40,000 +6.67% 4
West Midlands -5 17 £40,000 - 1
North of England -9 14 £41,250 +27.91% 1
North West -2 11 £42,500 +57.41% 1
South East -12 10 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East Midlands -14 5 £37,500 - 3
Yorkshire -1 3 £38,500 +19.38%
Scotland - 3 £40,000 -
Wales +10 2 £25,000 -12.28%
South West -9 2 £36,250 -9.38% 2

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 112 (100.00%) VB
2 92 (82.14%) C#
3 86 (76.79%) SQL
4 65 (58.04%) VB6
5 60 (53.57%) .NET
5 60 (53.57%) SQL Server
6 47 (41.96%) VB.NET
7 40 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 35 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 34 (30.36%) Finance
9 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (26.79%) HTML
10 30 (26.79%) Oracle
10 30 (26.79%) ASP.NET
10 30 (26.79%) Degree
11 28 (25.00%) Windows
12 25 (22.32%) XML
12 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
13 24 (21.43%) Software Engineering
14 23 (20.54%) SDLC
15 21 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (18.75%) Web Services
16 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
17 19 (16.96%) REST
17 19 (16.96%) CSS
18 16 (14.29%) F#
18 16 (14.29%) TeamCity
18 16 (14.29%) GitHub

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.46%) IIS
3 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.89%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.29%) GitHub
3 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.68%) Office 365
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Firewall
2 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) Intranet
3 1 (0.89%) LTE
3 1 (0.89%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (11.61%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
5 11 (9.82%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.14%) MySQL
7 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 13 (11.61%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.89%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Retail
3 8 (7.14%) Back Office
4 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (53.57%) .NET
2 30 (26.79%) ASP.NET
2 30 (26.79%) HTML
3 25 (22.32%) XML
4 21 (18.75%) Web Services
5 19 (16.96%) CSS
5 19 (16.96%) REST
6 16 (14.29%) WinForms
7 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (10.71%) HTML5
7 12 (10.71%) WCF
8 11 (9.82%) ADO.NET
9 9 (8.04%) XSL
10 6 (5.36%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.36%) CSS3
11 5 (4.46%) ActiveX
11 5 (4.46%) Ajax
11 5 (4.46%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.46%) jQuery
11 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.25%) Replication
5 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.57%) iPhone
7 3 (2.68%) User Experience
8 2 (1.79%) EPoS
8 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.46%) Android
3 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.57%) Linux
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.68%) HPUX
5 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 23 (20.54%) SDLC
4 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 16 (14.29%) MVC
6 12 (10.71%) Investment Management
7 11 (9.82%) Asset Management
7 11 (9.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (7.14%) OO
8 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.36%) Web Development
11 5 (4.46%) Change Management
11 5 (4.46%) CRM
11 5 (4.46%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
12 4 (3.57%) OOD
12 4 (3.57%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) VB
2 92 (82.14%) C#
3 86 (76.79%) SQL
4 65 (58.04%) VB6
5 47 (41.96%) VB.NET
6 40 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
8 16 (14.29%) C++
8 16 (14.29%) F#
9 14 (12.50%) Java
10 13 (11.61%) C
11 5 (4.46%) Ruby
12 3 (2.68%) PHP
13 2 (1.79%) Perl
13 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.79%) VBA
14 1 (0.89%) Python
14 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (26.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.79%) Oracle
3 11 (9.82%) Sybase
4 3 (2.68%) Dell
5 1 (0.89%) BEA
5 1 (0.89%) Informatica
5 1 (0.89%) Pega
5 1 (0.89%) Sage
5 1 (0.89%) SonicWALL
5 1 (0.89%) Symantec
5 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.89%) webMethods