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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.23% 1.05% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 3.03% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
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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
54 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 33.13% 34.74% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 18
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 13 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 17 October 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%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) HP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP