The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Brentwood region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.60% 4.63% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 8.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Programming Languages Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 61 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 51.95% 56.48% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 8
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VB
Essex

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 14 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP