The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 262 251
Rank change year-on-year -77 -11  
Permanent jobs citing VB 808 1252 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 1.27% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 2.40% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 667 1075 1317
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

VB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49780 52059 57223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.04% 52.78% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41779 45080 48809
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB in the UK

VB
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VB in the UK

VB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB in the UK

VB
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -91 725 £40,000 - 112
London -66 242 £50,000 - 29
South East -76 108 £40,000 -5.88% 17
North West -11 107 £40,000 +14.28% 16
West Midlands +14 87 £40,000 +25.00% 11
Yorkshire -29 63 £35,000 +7.69% 18
Scotland +43 57 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Manchester -2 54 £35,000 - 7
South West -30 49 £39,500 -1.25% 8
West Yorkshire -8 43 £35,000 +8.10% 13
City of London -48 36 £51,250 +2.50% 7
Leeds -3 30 £35,000 +6.06% 11
East of England -56 30 £40,000 -9.09% 9
Birmingham +39 29 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Surrey +31 28 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Cheshire -26 27 £40,000 +60.00% 2
East Midlands -35 27 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Shropshire +10 22 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Merseyside - 19 £45,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +14 17 £27,500 -20.28%
Edinburgh +7 17 £37,500 -25.00%
Berkshire -4 17 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Telford +1 16 £40,000 +29.03%
Hampshire +8 15 £33,750 -10.00% 2
Glasgow +10 14 £25,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -28 14 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Worcestershire +6 13 £38,500 -9.41%
Staffordshire +3 13 £37,000 +13.84% 5
Worcester +21 12 £38,500 -9.41%
North East +14 12 £35,000 +12.90% 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VB.

1 1005 (58.67%) .NET
2 922 (53.82%) SQL
3 912 (53.24%) C#
4 871 (50.85%) SQL Server
5 574 (33.51%) Microsoft
6 561 (32.75%) Windows
7 472 (27.55%) ASP.NET
8 462 (26.97%) VB.NET
9 448 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 359 (20.96%) HTML
11 346 (20.20%) Degree
12 341 (19.91%) Finance
13 327 (19.09%) MVC
14 326 (19.03%) JavaScript
15 282 (16.46%) Java
16 256 (14.94%) VB6
17 237 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 236 (13.78%) CSS
19 235 (13.72%) C++
20 226 (13.19%) Oracle
21 213 (12.43%) Microsoft Excel
22 208 (12.14%) PowerShell
23 203 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
24 200 (11.68%) T-SQL
25 199 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
26 196 (11.44%) TDD
27 191 (11.15%) Linux
28 187 (10.92%) XML
28 187 (10.92%) Software Engineering
29 183 (10.68%) WCF

VB
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
1 130 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 103 (6.01%) IIS
3 93 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 48 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
5 46 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 38 (2.22%) Apache
7 38 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 29 (1.69%) CMS
9 27 (1.58%) JBoss
10 26 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (1.52%) Skype for Business
11 21 (1.23%) Tomcat
12 20 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (1.05%) IBM Notes
13 18 (1.05%) SAS
14 10 (0.58%) Apache TomEE
15 9 (0.53%) OpenEdge
15 9 (0.53%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 213 (12.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (7.71%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.29%) FileZilla
7 5 (0.29%) Simulink
8 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.12%) ArcInfo
10 2 (0.12%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.12%) SPSS
10 2 (0.12%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.058%) Avid Media Composer
11 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.64%) Summit
3 9 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.41%) Sage X3
5 6 (0.35%) Relativity
5 6 (0.35%) Siebel Analytics
6 5 (0.29%) Primavera
6 5 (0.29%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.18%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.12%) BASE24
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.058%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.058%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.058%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 85 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (2.98%) Office 365
3 35 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.17%) SaaS
5 9 (0.53%) GitHub
6 5 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.29%) Trello
7 4 (0.23%) G Suite
7 4 (0.23%) Google Play
8 3 (0.18%) IaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.12%) PaaS
10 1 (0.058%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.058%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.058%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.058%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.058%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.74%) Internet
2 57 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 52 (3.04%) DNS
4 37 (2.16%) DHCP
5 32 (1.87%) Firewall
6 26 (1.52%) Broadband
6 26 (1.52%) WAN
7 23 (1.34%) Intranet
8 22 (1.28%) Skype
9 21 (1.23%) FTP
9 21 (1.23%) LAN
10 18 (1.05%) SAN
11 16 (0.93%) VPN
12 14 (0.82%) HTTP
12 14 (0.82%) iSCSI
12 14 (0.82%) LDAP
13 12 (0.70%) VoIP
14 11 (0.64%) Kerberos
14 11 (0.64%) NetScaler
15 8 (0.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 161 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 160 (9.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 145 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 120 (7.01%) MySQL
6 108 (6.30%) Relational Database
7 101 (5.90%) MS Access
8 90 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (4.38%) SQL Server 2016
10 73 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 67 (3.91%) NoSQL
12 59 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 55 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
14 34 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (1.93%) Power BI
16 30 (1.75%) MongoDB
16 30 (1.75%) RDBMS
17 28 (1.63%) Big Data
18 27 (1.58%) Hadoop
18 27 (1.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 158 (9.22%) Visual Studio
2 115 (6.71%) Subversion
3 100 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (4.73%) NUnit
5 70 (4.09%) Git (software)
6 47 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 44 (2.57%) MSTest
8 43 (2.51%) JIRA
9 39 (2.28%) HP UFT
10 35 (2.04%) Selenium
11 26 (1.52%) LoadRunner
11 26 (1.52%) TestComplete
12 23 (1.34%) Moq
13 18 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
14 17 (0.99%) SpecFlow
15 16 (0.93%) Jenkins
15 16 (0.93%) JMeter
16 14 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 13 (0.76%) MSBuild
17 13 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 341 (19.91%) Finance
2 75 (4.38%) Electronics
3 71 (4.14%) Retail
4 60 (3.50%) Banking
4 60 (3.50%) Marketing
5 55 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.45%) Legal
7 37 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.81%) Games
9 23 (1.34%) Automotive
10 20 (1.17%) Law
11 18 (1.05%) Front Office
12 16 (0.93%) Advertising
12 16 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.82%) Music Industry
13 14 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.58%) Back Office
14 10 (0.58%) Billing
14 10 (0.58%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 847 (49.45%) Developer
2 494 (28.84%) .NET Developer
3 256 (14.94%) Analyst
4 219 (12.78%) C# Developer
5 177 (10.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 168 (9.81%) SQL Developer
7 143 (8.35%) Software Developer
8 97 (5.66%) VB Developer
9 90 (5.25%) Support Analyst
10 77 (4.50%) .NET Software Developer
11 70 (4.09%) Applications Support
11 70 (4.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 70 (4.09%) Senior Developer
11 70 (4.09%) VB.NET Developer
12 69 (4.03%) Software Engineer
12 69 (4.03%) SQL Analyst
13 60 (3.50%) Tester
14 58 (3.39%) Applications Developer
15 57 (3.33%) Data Analyst
16 53 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1005 (58.67%) .NET
2 472 (27.55%) ASP.NET
3 359 (20.96%) HTML
4 237 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 236 (13.78%) CSS
6 187 (10.92%) XML
7 183 (10.68%) WCF
8 164 (9.57%) .NET Framework
9 153 (8.93%) WinForms
10 152 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 148 (8.64%) jQuery
12 135 (7.88%) Ajax
13 134 (7.82%) WPF
14 123 (7.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 122 (7.12%) HTML5
16 118 (6.89%) Web Services
17 106 (6.19%) AngularJS
18 82 (4.79%) RESTful
19 77 (4.50%) LINQ
20 73 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 199 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (8.52%) Computer Science
3 83 (4.85%) Client/Server
4 82 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 55 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.22%) Tandem
8 33 (1.93%) iPad
9 29 (1.69%) User Experience
10 26 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 26 (1.52%) Clustering
11 24 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 18 (1.05%) Fintech
14 17 (0.99%) N-Tier
15 15 (0.88%) Driving Licence
16 14 (0.82%) Robotics
17 12 (0.70%) Data Centre
17 12 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 561 (32.75%) Windows
2 191 (11.15%) Linux
3 165 (9.63%) Windows Server
4 124 (7.24%) Unix
5 111 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (4.79%) Windows 7
8 71 (4.14%) Android
9 55 (3.21%) Windows 10
10 47 (2.74%) Apple iOS
11 45 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (2.39%) Solaris
13 21 (1.23%) Windows 8
14 18 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.64%) Windows 2000
16 11 (0.64%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.47%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.41%) AIX
18 7 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (19.09%) MVC
3 203 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
4 196 (11.44%) TDD
5 187 (10.92%) Software Engineering
6 177 (10.33%) Scrum
7 166 (9.69%) SDLC
8 158 (9.22%) Web Application Development
9 138 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 133 (7.76%) ITIL
11 113 (6.60%) OO
12 102 (5.95%) BDD
13 94 (5.49%) Mathematics
14 83 (4.85%) DevOps
14 83 (4.85%) E-Commerce
14 83 (4.85%) Web Development
15 81 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (4.73%) CRM
16 77 (4.50%) Unit Testing
17 72 (4.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 922 (53.82%) SQL
2 912 (53.24%) C#
3 462 (26.97%) VB.NET
4 326 (19.03%) JavaScript
5 282 (16.46%) Java
6 256 (14.94%) VB6
7 235 (13.72%) C++
8 208 (12.14%) PowerShell
9 200 (11.68%) T-SQL
10 179 (10.45%) VBA
11 176 (10.27%) VBScript
12 149 (8.70%) C
13 121 (7.06%) Python
14 102 (5.95%) PHP
15 83 (4.85%) PL/SQL
16 80 (4.67%) Ruby
17 72 (4.20%) Perl
18 35 (2.04%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.58%) Scala
20 25 (1.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 346 (20.20%) Degree
2 74 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 40 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 36 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 33 (1.93%) ISEB
8 23 (1.34%) MCSE
9 19 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.05%) MCSA
11 16 (0.93%) CREST Certified
12 15 (0.88%) MCP
13 13 (0.76%) CCNA
14 12 (0.70%) ACCA
15 11 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
15 11 (0.64%) PhD
16 10 (0.58%) Master's Degree
16 10 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.73%) QA
2 57 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 33 (1.93%) SLA
4 10 (0.58%) PMO
5 9 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) MiFID
10 1 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.058%) FATCA
10 1 (0.058%) FISMA
10 1 (0.058%) GAMP
10 1 (0.058%) GDPR
10 1 (0.058%) NIST 800
System Software
1 170 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 69 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.16%) Firmware
4 34 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 31 (1.81%) vSphere
6 29 (1.69%) XenApp
7 26 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.41%) Docker
11 7 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.35%) UAG
13 5 (0.29%) NFS
13 5 (0.29%) vCloud
13 5 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (0.23%) XenServer
15 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (3.74%) SCCM
2 36 (2.10%) SCOM
3 27 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (1.28%) Puppet
5 19 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 17 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 15 (0.88%) Opsview
8 14 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 13 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.70%) vCenter Server
10 12 (0.70%) vMotion
10 12 (0.70%) WSUS
11 11 (0.64%) Ansible
12 10 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.47%) EnCase
14 8 (0.47%) ZENworks
15 7 (0.41%) Malwarebytes
15 7 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 6 (0.35%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 574 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 226 (13.19%) Oracle
3 96 (5.60%) VMware
4 87 (5.08%) HP
5 70 (4.09%) Citrix
6 52 (3.04%) SAP
7 41 (2.39%) Cisco
8 39 (2.28%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.69%) Tableau
10 24 (1.40%) IBM
10 24 (1.40%) Symantec
11 22 (1.28%) Dell
12 20 (1.17%) Splunk
13 18 (1.05%) Xamarin
14 17 (0.99%) Google
15 16 (0.93%) 3PAR
15 16 (0.93%) Cognos
16 15 (0.88%) Lotus
16 15 (0.88%) Remedy
16 15 (0.88%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £72500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
driverhelpline
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago