Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 365 260 254
Rank change year-on-year -105 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing VB 188 49 39
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.65% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.90% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 25
10th Percentile £34,275 " £29,750
25th Percentile £36,563 £36,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.59% - +10.39%
75th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £162,500 £65,000 £80,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 16,450 5,472 4,683
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 56.45% 63.32% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13,376 4,988 4,192
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 December 2021.

VB salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, VB 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 jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for VB.

1 135 (71.81%) C#
2 120 (63.83%) SQL
3 106 (56.38%) Microsoft
4 93 (49.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 92 (48.94%) Problem-Solving
6 90 (47.87%) Analytical Skills
7 83 (44.15%) SQL Server
8 70 (37.23%) Python
9 63 (33.51%) Data Modelling
9 63 (33.51%) Azure
10 58 (30.85%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (30.32%) Data Warehouse
12 55 (29.26%) Analytics
12 55 (29.26%) Power BI
12 55 (29.26%) Power Platform
13 54 (28.72%) MySQL
14 53 (28.19%) E-Commerce
14 53 (28.19%) Data Analysis
15 52 (27.66%) Publishing
15 52 (27.66%) Social Skills
15 52 (27.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 52 (27.66%) Analytical Thinking
15 52 (27.66%) Driving Licence
15 52 (27.66%) Business Analytics
16 47 (25.00%) .NET
17 38 (20.21%) Oracle
17 38 (20.21%) Degree
18 37 (19.68%) VB6
18 37 (19.68%) SAS
18 37 (19.68%) Workflow

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 37 (19.68%) SAS
2 31 (16.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.66%) Confluence
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 93 (49.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (18.09%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (17.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.66%) SPSS
5 1 (0.53%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.53%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 63 (33.51%) Azure
2 55 (29.26%) Power Platform
3 19 (10.11%) AWS
4 8 (4.26%) GitHub
5 3 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.60%) SaaS
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.06%) AWS CodeCommit
6 2 (1.06%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (1.06%) Azure Pipelines
6 2 (1.06%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (1.06%) GCP
6 2 (1.06%) IaaS
6 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.06%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) DHCP
1 4 (2.13%) SMTP
2 3 (1.60%) DNS
2 3 (1.60%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.60%) SNMP
2 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.60%) VPN
3 2 (1.06%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.06%) Firewall
3 2 (1.06%) IPv4
3 2 (1.06%) LAN
3 2 (1.06%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.06%) Telnet
3 2 (1.06%) WAN
3 2 (1.06%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.53%) DDNS
4 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (44.15%) SQL Server
2 57 (30.32%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (29.26%) Power BI
4 54 (28.72%) MySQL
5 52 (27.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 31 (16.49%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.72%) Big Data
8 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.66%) Metadata
10 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.60%) MS Access
11 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.06%) DB2
12 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (16.49%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (3.72%) JIRA
3 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.06%) Cypress.io
5 2 (1.06%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.06%) Gatling
5 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.06%) GitLab
5 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.06%) LINQPad
5 2 (1.06%) NeoLoad
5 2 (1.06%) Postman
5 2 (1.06%) Selenium
5 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.06%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.06%) WebLOAD
General
1 90 (47.87%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (27.66%) Publishing
2 52 (27.66%) Social Skills
3 8 (4.26%) Marketing
4 7 (3.72%) Banking
4 7 (3.72%) Finance
5 5 (2.66%) Legal
6 4 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (2.13%) Police
7 3 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.06%) Law
8 2 (1.06%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (30.85%) Developer
2 52 (27.66%) Administrator
2 52 (27.66%) Data Administrator
3 39 (20.74%) E-Commerce Administrator
4 31 (16.49%) Programmer
5 26 (13.83%) Software Developer
6 25 (13.30%) Senior Programmer
7 13 (6.91%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.85%) Development Manager
8 11 (5.85%) Engineering Manager
9 10 (5.32%) Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) Data Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) VB Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Master Data Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.19%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Consultant
12 6 (3.19%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.66%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.00%) .NET
2 25 (13.30%) .NET Core
3 16 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.45%) Node.js
5 13 (6.91%) .NET Framework
6 11 (5.85%) React
6 11 (5.85%) Web Services
7 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (4.79%) Entity Framework
8 9 (4.79%) HTML
9 8 (4.26%) XML
10 6 (3.19%) CSS
10 6 (3.19%) JSON
11 5 (2.66%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.66%) REST
11 5 (2.66%) SOAP
12 4 (2.13%) LDAP
12 4 (2.13%) OAuth
12 4 (2.13%) OpenID
13 3 (1.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (27.66%) Driving Licence
2 11 (5.85%) Algorithms
2 11 (5.85%) Derivative
2 11 (5.85%) Fixed Income
2 11 (5.85%) Hedge funds
3 10 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.26%) Legacy Systems
5 7 (3.72%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.19%) LIMS
6 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.66%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Replication
8 2 (1.06%) User Experience
9 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) FMCG
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.04%) Windows
2 4 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.60%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.06%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.94%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (33.51%) Data Modelling
3 58 (30.85%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (29.26%) Analytics
5 53 (28.19%) Data Analysis
5 53 (28.19%) E-Commerce
6 52 (27.66%) Analytical Thinking
6 52 (27.66%) Business Analytics
7 37 (19.68%) Workflow
8 36 (19.15%) Data Management
9 35 (18.62%) Project Management
10 32 (17.02%) Migration
10 32 (17.02%) Validation
11 31 (16.49%) Clinical Data Management
11 31 (16.49%) Matrix Organization
11 31 (16.49%) Order Management
11 31 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (14.36%) Software Engineering
13 18 (9.57%) SDLC
14 16 (8.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 135 (71.81%) C#
2 120 (63.83%) SQL
3 70 (37.23%) Python
4 37 (19.68%) VB6
5 34 (18.09%) PL/SQL
6 25 (13.30%) C++
7 22 (11.70%) Java
7 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
8 14 (7.45%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.38%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.26%) VBScript
11 5 (2.66%) C
12 4 (2.13%) Ada
13 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.60%) Perl
14 2 (1.06%) PHP
14 2 (1.06%) R
14 2 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (20.21%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.53%) MCSE
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) HL7
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.06%) Docker
5 1 (0.53%) NDS
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Ansible
1 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.60%) SafeCom
1 3 (1.60%) Terraform
2 2 (1.06%) Grafana
2 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.06%) nmon
2 2 (1.06%) Puppet
2 2 (1.06%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) PingFederate
3 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 106 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 38 (20.21%) Oracle
3 7 (3.72%) Atlassian
3 7 (3.72%) VMware
4 4 (2.13%) IBM
5 3 (1.60%) Equitrac
5 3 (1.60%) Splunk
6 2 (1.06%) Alibaba
6 2 (1.06%) Citrix
6 2 (1.06%) Cognos
6 2 (1.06%) F5
6 2 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) jBASE
7 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.53%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.53%) Okta
7 1 (0.53%) Sage
7 1 (0.53%) SIMUL8
7 1 (0.53%) Telerik