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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing VB 58 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.64% 4.77% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.71% 7.32% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 22
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 £25,000 £25,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
752 642 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 73.15% 65.11% 73.16%
Number of salaries quoted 653 546 504
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 17 April 2015.

VB Salary Histogram in Brighton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 98 (92.45%) C#
2 84 (79.25%) .NET
3 68 (64.15%) VB6
4 65 (61.32%) ASP.NET
5 57 (53.77%) JavaScript
6 53 (50.00%) SQL
7 48 (45.28%) HTML
7 48 (45.28%) VB.NET
7 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
8 40 (37.74%) WCF
9 35 (33.02%) AngularJS
10 34 (32.08%) OO
11 33 (31.13%) CSS
11 33 (31.13%) MVC
11 33 (31.13%) .NET Framework
12 32 (30.19%) Web Services
12 32 (30.19%) Visual Studio
13 30 (28.30%) jQuery
14 28 (26.42%) Entity Framework
15 27 (25.47%) Degree
15 27 (25.47%) T-SQL
15 27 (25.47%) XML
16 26 (24.53%) Finance
17 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (22.64%) OOP
19 22 (20.75%) VBScript
20 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
20 20 (18.87%) TDD
20 20 (18.87%) Computer Science
21 17 (16.04%) BDD

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (4.72%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (15.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) GSM
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
1 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.43%) SQLite
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (9.43%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Visual Studio
2 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.66%) WebDriver
3 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.66%) SpecFlow
3 6 (5.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (5.66%) Selenium
4 5 (4.72%) Firebug
4 5 (4.72%) TestNG
4 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Publishing
3 4 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 95 (89.62%) Developer
2 60 (56.60%) .NET Developer
3 35 (33.02%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.81%) Senior Developer
5 18 (16.98%) Software Developer
5 18 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (13.21%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (12.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (12.26%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (11.32%) Analyst
9 10 (9.43%) WPF Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Junior
10 7 (6.60%) Programmer
10 7 (6.60%) Junior Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Junior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Graduate
12 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (79.25%) .NET
2 65 (61.32%) ASP.NET
3 48 (45.28%) HTML
4 40 (37.74%) WCF
5 35 (33.02%) AngularJS
6 33 (31.13%) .NET Framework
6 33 (31.13%) CSS
7 32 (30.19%) Web Services
8 30 (28.30%) jQuery
9 28 (26.42%) Entity Framework
10 27 (25.47%) XML
11 17 (16.04%) Classic ASP
12 13 (12.26%) Ajax
13 10 (9.43%) XSLT
13 10 (9.43%) WPF
13 10 (9.43%) LINQ
14 6 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (3.77%) HTML5
16 2 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.66%) Open Source
4 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.94%) VHDL
4 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.94%) CPLD
4 1 (0.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) OO
2 33 (31.13%) MVC
3 25 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.64%) OOP
5 20 (18.87%) TDD
6 17 (16.04%) BDD
7 16 (15.09%) Web Development
8 14 (13.21%) Software Architecture
8 14 (13.21%) Project Management
8 14 (13.21%) Scrum
9 13 (12.26%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (7.55%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.60%) Fund Management
12 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.72%) Test Automation
13 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
13 5 (4.72%) Test Management
13 5 (4.72%) Automated Testing
14 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
14 4 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 98 (92.45%) C#
2 68 (64.15%) VB6
3 57 (53.77%) JavaScript
4 53 (50.00%) SQL
5 48 (45.28%) VB.NET
6 27 (25.47%) T-SQL
7 22 (20.75%) VBScript
8 15 (14.15%) Java
9 10 (9.43%) Lua
10 8 (7.55%) F#
11 1 (0.94%) VC++
11 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (25.47%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (5.66%) ISEB
2 6 (5.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle
3 1 (0.94%) EMC
3 1 (0.94%) QNX
3 1 (0.94%) Xilinx
3 1 (0.94%) Altera
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago