The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 47 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing VB 48 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.39% 3.11% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.57% 4.90% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 27
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
VB
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
634 408 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 71.16% 63.35% 71.21%
Number of salaries quoted 562 322 479
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

VB
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB across the Brighton region.

VB Salary Trend in Brighton

VB
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Brighton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 99 (89.19%) C#
2 98 (88.29%) .NET
3 72 (64.86%) VB6
4 66 (59.46%) JavaScript
5 64 (57.66%) SQL
6 63 (56.76%) ASP.NET
7 60 (54.05%) HTML
8 55 (49.55%) SQL Server
9 52 (46.85%) MVC
10 44 (39.64%) .NET Framework
11 43 (38.74%) VB.NET
12 42 (37.84%) T-SQL
12 42 (37.84%) WCF
13 41 (36.94%) CSS
14 35 (31.53%) Web Services
15 30 (27.03%) jQuery
16 29 (26.13%) VBScript
17 28 (25.23%) AngularJS
18 26 (23.42%) Visual Studio
19 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
19 25 (22.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 23 (20.72%) Classic ASP
20 23 (20.72%) XML
20 23 (20.72%) Finance
21 22 (19.82%) Team Foundation Server
22 21 (18.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
22 21 (18.92%) Web Development
22 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
23 20 (18.02%) OO
23 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (3.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (49.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (12.61%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) SQLite
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Visual Studio
2 22 (19.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (6.31%) Selenium
4 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.41%) SpecFlow
5 5 (4.50%) Firebug
5 5 (4.50%) TestNG
5 5 (4.50%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.50%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
General
1 23 (20.72%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Publishing
2 9 (8.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (90.09%) Developer
2 74 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 31 (27.93%) C# Developer
4 26 (23.42%) Software Developer
5 25 (22.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (18.02%) Senior Developer
7 19 (17.12%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (17.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 17 (15.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (12.61%) Analyst
10 12 (10.81%) Programmer
11 9 (8.11%) Web Developer
11 9 (8.11%) Web Programmer
12 6 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (5.41%) Test Analyst
12 6 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
13 5 (4.50%) Junior
13 5 (4.50%) Junior Developer
14 4 (3.60%) Junior .NET Developer
14 4 (3.60%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (88.29%) .NET
2 63 (56.76%) ASP.NET
3 60 (54.05%) HTML
4 44 (39.64%) .NET Framework
5 42 (37.84%) WCF
6 41 (36.94%) CSS
7 35 (31.53%) Web Services
8 30 (27.03%) jQuery
9 28 (25.23%) AngularJS
10 25 (22.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (20.72%) XML
11 23 (20.72%) Classic ASP
12 9 (8.11%) Ajax
13 7 (6.31%) HTML5
14 6 (5.41%) XSLT
15 3 (2.70%) WPF
15 3 (2.70%) LINQ
16 2 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
16 2 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
17 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) MVC
2 21 (18.92%) Web Development
3 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.02%) OO
4 18 (16.22%) TDD
5 17 (15.32%) OOP
6 13 (11.71%) BDD
7 11 (9.91%) Project Management
8 9 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.31%) Scrum
10 7 (6.31%) Software Architecture
10 7 (6.31%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.50%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.50%) Test Management
11 5 (4.50%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.60%) UML
12 4 (3.60%) RUP
12 4 (3.60%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 99 (89.19%) C#
2 72 (64.86%) VB6
3 66 (59.46%) JavaScript
4 64 (57.66%) SQL
5 43 (38.74%) VB.NET
6 42 (37.84%) T-SQL
7 29 (26.13%) VBScript
8 13 (11.71%) Java
9 4 (3.60%) F#
10 3 (2.70%) Lua
11 2 (1.80%) XAML
12 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) ISEB
2 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.80%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle
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