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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 631 482 261
Rank change year-on-year -149 -221 +49
Permanent jobs citing VB 237 164 37
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.31% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.65% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 183 80 35
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,850 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £32,996 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.96% +6.88% -27.27%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £46,000
90th Percentile £87,900 £68,750 £59,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +16.25% -11.11%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43,834 25,168 5,777
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 58.03% 61.23% 65.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24,384 18,884 5,097
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

VB
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing VB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

VB trend for jobs with a WFH option

VB
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing VB.

VB salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

VB
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing VB over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

VB salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, VB job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for VB.

1 121 (51.05%) C#
2 100 (42.19%) Finance
3 97 (40.93%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (40.08%) SQL
4 95 (40.08%) Microsoft
5 80 (33.76%) .NET
6 79 (33.33%) Social Skills
7 76 (32.07%) SQL Server
8 72 (30.38%) Agile
9 70 (29.54%) Degree
10 66 (27.85%) JavaScript
11 61 (25.74%) Azure
12 58 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
13 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
14 51 (21.52%) Customer Requirements
15 50 (21.10%) HTML
15 50 (21.10%) PowerShell
16 45 (18.99%) T-SQL
17 43 (18.14%) Python
18 40 (16.88%) Electronics
19 38 (16.03%) Windows
19 38 (16.03%) VB.NET
19 38 (16.03%) Git (software)
19 38 (16.03%) Self-Motivation
20 37 (15.61%) DevOps
21 36 (15.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 35 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
22 35 (14.77%) Analytics
23 33 (13.92%) AWS
23 33 (13.92%) VBScript

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 21 (8.86%) IIS
2 19 (8.02%) SAS
3 6 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.69%) Confluence
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (15.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 35 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (11.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Exstream
1 2 (0.84%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 61 (25.74%) Azure
2 33 (13.92%) AWS
3 17 (7.17%) GCP
4 15 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (5.91%) Serverless
6 13 (5.49%) Microsoft 365
7 10 (4.22%) Amazon S3
7 10 (4.22%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (3.80%) SaaS
9 8 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (3.38%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (3.38%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (3.38%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (3.38%) Power Platform
10 5 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.11%) Azure AKS
10 5 (2.11%) IaaS
10 5 (2.11%) PaaS
11 3 (1.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.59%) HTTP
2 15 (6.33%) FTP
2 15 (6.33%) Internet
2 15 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.49%) DNS
4 10 (4.22%) Firewall
5 5 (2.11%) DHCP
6 4 (1.69%) SSL
6 4 (1.69%) VPN
7 3 (1.27%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.27%) Network Security
7 3 (1.27%) SAN
7 3 (1.27%) SMTP
7 3 (1.27%) SNMP
7 3 (1.27%) VoIP
7 3 (1.27%) Wireless
8 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (32.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.49%) Spotfire
4 8 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.53%) Power BI
7 5 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.11%) MySQL
7 5 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.27%) Tableau
10 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.84%) QlikView
10 2 (0.84%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (16.03%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.80%) Postman
4 5 (2.11%) Fiddler
4 5 (2.11%) JIRA
4 5 (2.11%) Selenium
4 5 (2.11%) Subversion
5 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.27%) JMeter
6 3 (1.27%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.27%) Maven
6 3 (1.27%) MSI
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.84%) JUnit
7 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.42%) Ant
8 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 100 (42.19%) Finance
2 79 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 58 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (16.88%) Electronics
5 24 (10.13%) Front Office
5 24 (10.13%) Manufacturing
6 23 (9.70%) Banking
6 23 (9.70%) Marketing
6 23 (9.70%) Public Sector
7 21 (8.86%) Telecoms
8 15 (6.33%) Documentation Skills
8 15 (6.33%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (2.53%) Legal
10 4 (1.69%) Local Government
11 3 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.27%) Law
11 3 (1.27%) Retail
12 2 (0.84%) Games
12 2 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 91 (38.40%) Developer
2 41 (17.30%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.08%) Analyst
4 30 (12.66%) Software Developer
5 29 (12.24%) Software Engineer
6 25 (10.55%) Senior Developer
7 22 (9.28%) .NET Software Developer
8 20 (8.44%) Graduate
9 19 (8.02%) Control Systems Engineer
9 19 (8.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 19 (8.02%) Graduate Systems Engineer
9 19 (8.02%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (7.17%) C# Developer
11 16 (6.75%) Information Manager
11 16 (6.75%) Information Security Manager
11 16 (6.75%) Security Manager
12 14 (5.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 14 (5.91%) Wintel Specialist
13 13 (5.49%) Spotfire Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (33.76%) .NET
2 50 (21.10%) HTML
3 30 (12.66%) CSS
4 27 (11.39%) jQuery
5 23 (9.70%) XML
6 20 (8.44%) HTML5
7 18 (7.59%) Web Services
8 17 (7.17%) REST
9 16 (6.75%) Classic ASP
9 16 (6.75%) WPF
10 15 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (5.06%) EDI
11 12 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (4.64%) AngularJS
12 11 (4.64%) JSON
12 11 (4.64%) XSLT
13 10 (4.22%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.22%) SOAP
14 9 (3.80%) .NET Core
14 9 (3.80%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.03%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (8.02%) SCADA
3 16 (6.75%) Derivative
3 16 (6.75%) Hedge funds
4 9 (3.80%) Clustering
5 7 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.69%) Low-Code
8 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.27%) Life Science
9 2 (0.84%) e-Health
9 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 1 (0.42%) LIMS
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.03%) Windows
2 20 (8.44%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.80%) Linux
5 5 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.27%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.27%) Unix
7 2 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.93%) Problem-Solving
2 72 (30.38%) Agile
3 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
4 51 (21.52%) Customer Requirements
5 37 (15.61%) DevOps
6 35 (14.77%) Analytics
7 30 (12.66%) SDLC
8 29 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (11.39%) Scrum
10 24 (10.13%) Asset Management
10 24 (10.13%) Configuration Management
10 24 (10.13%) Programme Management
11 22 (9.28%) Software Testing
12 21 (8.86%) Digital Marketing
13 20 (8.44%) Collaborative Working
13 20 (8.44%) Kanban
13 20 (8.44%) Systems Engineering
14 19 (8.02%) Change Control
14 19 (8.02%) Fintech
14 19 (8.02%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (51.05%) C#
2 95 (40.08%) SQL
3 66 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 50 (21.10%) PowerShell
5 45 (18.99%) T-SQL
6 43 (18.14%) Python
7 38 (16.03%) VB.NET
8 33 (13.92%) VBScript
9 29 (12.24%) Bash
10 25 (10.55%) Java
11 20 (8.44%) C
12 19 (8.02%) C++
13 18 (7.59%) R
14 14 (5.91%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.95%) VB6
16 6 (2.53%) PHP
16 6 (2.53%) VBA
17 3 (1.27%) Perl
18 2 (0.84%) COBOL
18 2 (0.84%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 70 (29.54%) Degree
2 23 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.80%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.69%) CISA
6 4 (1.69%) CISM
6 4 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.69%) CRISC
6 4 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.27%) ISEB
8 2 (0.84%) CCNP
8 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.84%) MCP
8 2 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.69%) QA
3 3 (1.27%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.27%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.42%) CDISC
5 1 (0.42%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 17 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.33%) Docker
3 14 (5.91%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (5.91%) XenApp
4 7 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.27%) NFS
6 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.27%) vSphere
6 3 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.42%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (5.91%) Ansible
1 14 (5.91%) IBM BigFix
2 13 (5.49%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.38%) Rancher
4 6 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Grafana
5 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.42%) Kibana
5 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) Simpana
5 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (40.08%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.13%) VMware
3 22 (9.28%) Citrix
4 21 (8.86%) SAP
5 19 (8.02%) IBM
6 14 (5.91%) Trend Micro
7 12 (5.06%) Oracle
8 11 (4.64%) Kofax
8 11 (4.64%) SYSPRO
9 10 (4.22%) Quadient
10 9 (3.80%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.95%) Cisco
12 5 (2.11%) HP
13 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.69%) Dell
14 3 (1.27%) Avaya
14 3 (1.27%) Commvault
14 3 (1.27%) Ivanti
14 3 (1.27%) Juniper
14 3 (1.27%) NetApp