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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs citing VB 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.86% 0.41% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 1.04% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -49.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
68 96 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 32.38% 39.18% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 24
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

VB Salary Histogram in Brentwood

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) KiXtart
4 3 (37.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) API Design
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SOA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Design
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) KiXtart
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec