The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 15 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.59% 5.81% 5.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 11.63% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
VB
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 43 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 38.10% 50.00% 57.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 78
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

VB
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

VB Salary Trend in Basildon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle