The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Basildon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 0.83% 1.34% 5.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 2.08% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 96 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 42.50% 64.43% 62.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 76 53
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
VB
Essex

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 25 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ActiveX
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
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