Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a VB Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1058 1078 1103
Rank change year-on-year +20 +25 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a VB Developer 119 163 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.085% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.088% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 91 149 197
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £54,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +10.00%

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 167571 185058 210150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134222 155169 174108
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 £78,750 £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 17 October 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 October 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 +14 115 £42,500 +1.19% 7
UK excluding London +20 84 £41,000 +2.50% 8
London +11 35 £57,500 +15.00%
Midlands +28 30 £40,000 -2.44% 3
East of England +31 22 £48,500 +14.12% 2
East Midlands +38 15 £40,000 -2.44% 1
West Midlands +22 15 £40,000 - 2
North of England +15 15 £42,500 +21.43% 1
North West +4 13 £42,500 +13.33%
South East +25 8 £45,000 +13.21%
South West +12 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Scotland - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +30 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Wales - 1 £25,000 - 1

VB Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 119 (100.00%) VB
2 104 (87.39%) C#
3 83 (69.75%) SQL
4 74 (62.18%) .NET
5 68 (57.14%) VB6
6 65 (54.62%) SQL Server
7 56 (47.06%) VB.NET
8 41 (34.45%) T-SQL
9 37 (31.09%) ASP.NET
10 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 35 (29.41%) Finance
11 34 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (26.89%) Windows
13 29 (24.37%) SDLC
14 28 (23.53%) Oracle
15 25 (21.01%) HTML
16 24 (20.17%) Degree
17 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (18.49%) WinForms
17 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
17 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (18.49%) XML
18 21 (17.65%) JavaScript
18 21 (17.65%) Test Automation
19 20 (16.81%) Visual Studio
20 19 (15.97%) Web Services
20 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (15.97%) Unit Testing
21 18 (15.13%) MVC
22 17 (14.29%) Crystal Reports

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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.68%) Apache
4 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Firewall
2 2 (1.68%) Intranet
2 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (54.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (18.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.24%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (9.24%) MySQL
5 11 (9.24%) Oracle Database
5 11 (9.24%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.68%) Power BI
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Visual Studio
2 15 (12.61%) TeamCity
3 10 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (4.20%) Subversion
6 4 (3.36%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.36%) MSBuild
6 4 (3.36%) TestComplete
General
1 35 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Back Office
2 7 (5.88%) Retail
3 5 (4.20%) Electronics
3 5 (4.20%) Legal
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (62.18%) .NET
2 37 (31.09%) ASP.NET
3 25 (21.01%) HTML
4 22 (18.49%) WinForms
4 22 (18.49%) XML
5 19 (15.97%) Web Services
6 13 (10.92%) ActiveX
6 13 (10.92%) CSS
7 12 (10.08%) REST
7 12 (10.08%) WCF
8 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (9.24%) HTML5
9 10 (8.40%) ADO.NET
10 8 (6.72%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.88%) XSL
12 6 (5.04%) CSS3
12 6 (5.04%) Spring
13 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.20%) Ajax
13 5 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) iPhone
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Replication
6 4 (3.36%) User Experience
7 3 (2.52%) Spread Betting
8 2 (1.68%) EPoS
8 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.89%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.88%) Linux
4 6 (5.04%) Android
4 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.20%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.37%) SDLC
3 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
4 21 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 19 (15.97%) Unit Testing
6 18 (15.13%) MVC
7 11 (9.24%) Investment Management
8 10 (8.40%) Asset Management
8 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.88%) OO
11 6 (5.04%) iOS Development
11 6 (5.04%) Logistics
12 5 (4.20%) Change Management
12 5 (4.20%) Functional Programming
12 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
12 5 (4.20%) Mobile Device Management
13 4 (3.36%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) VB
2 104 (87.39%) C#
3 83 (69.75%) SQL
4 68 (57.14%) VB6
5 56 (47.06%) VB.NET
6 41 (34.45%) T-SQL
7 21 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 15 (12.61%) F#
8 15 (12.61%) Java
9 13 (10.92%) C
10 11 (9.24%) C++
11 5 (4.20%) Ruby
12 2 (1.68%) Delphi
12 2 (1.68%) PHP
12 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.68%) VBA
12 2 (1.68%) VBScript
13 1 (0.84%) Perl
13 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.53%) Oracle
3 10 (8.40%) Sybase
4 5 (4.20%) Dell
5 3 (2.52%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.68%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.84%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.84%) Kofax
7 1 (0.84%) Sage
7 1 (0.84%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.84%) Symantec