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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.48% 2.73% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 4.35% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
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
78 69 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 38.42% 62.73% 60.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 33
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Tcl
1 2 (66.67%) VXML
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) QA Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
1 2 (66.67%) VXML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Tcl
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
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