The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 36 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 0.55% 2.00% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 3.57% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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 Brentwood region.

Programming Languages Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 32.60% 56.00% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 37
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

VB
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

VB Salary Trend in Brentwood

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Tcl
2 2 (50.00%) VXML
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) AWD
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Development Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) QA Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (50.00%) VXML
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Conversion
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Tcl
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP