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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing VB 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.20% 3.15% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 4.94% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £43,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
96 81 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 38.25% 63.78% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57 67 35
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 £38,500 £39,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (50.00%) Tcl
1 2 (50.00%) VXML
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) XPath

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) 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 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Development Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) QA Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
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%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
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%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Tcl
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP