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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs citing VB 75 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.46% 2.36% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 3.16% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 66 15 19
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
780 506 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 67.18% 74.74% 65.72%
Number of salaries quoted 676 462 523
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Brighton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 122 (81.88%) .NET
2 121 (81.21%) C#
3 99 (66.44%) VB6
4 83 (55.70%) ASP.NET
5 74 (49.66%) SQL Server
6 68 (45.64%) VB.NET
7 62 (41.61%) SQL
8 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
9 48 (32.21%) CSS
10 45 (30.20%) MVC
11 44 (29.53%) HTML
12 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (26.17%) OO
14 38 (25.50%) jQuery
15 37 (24.83%) WCF
16 36 (24.16%) T-SQL
16 36 (24.16%) Visual Studio
17 34 (22.82%) Microsoft
17 34 (22.82%) .NET Framework
18 33 (22.15%) VBScript
19 31 (20.81%) Web Services
20 30 (20.13%) Windows
21 29 (19.46%) Degree
21 29 (19.46%) Computer Science
22 27 (18.12%) Finance
23 25 (16.78%) MS Excel
23 25 (16.78%) AngularJS
24 22 (14.77%) ISO 9001
25 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
26 20 (13.42%) Lua

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (4.03%) Node.js
2 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (16.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) Extranet
2 1 (0.67%) SSL
2 1 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (49.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.42%) SQLite
3 16 (10.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (10.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (10.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.34%) MS Access
8 1 (0.67%) MySQL
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (24.16%) Visual Studio
2 21 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (10.07%) Selenium
3 15 (10.07%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (6.04%) WebDriver
4 9 (6.04%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.68%) TestNG
7 2 (1.34%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (18.12%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Marketing
3 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (87.25%) Developer
2 63 (42.28%) C# Developer
3 52 (34.90%) .NET Developer
4 22 (14.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 22 (14.77%) Senior Developer
5 21 (14.09%) Software Developer
6 19 (12.75%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (12.08%) VB Developer
8 17 (11.41%) VB6 Developer
9 15 (10.07%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (8.72%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (6.71%) Analyst
12 9 (6.04%) Applications Developer
13 8 (5.37%) Automation Analyst
13 8 (5.37%) Test Analyst
13 8 (5.37%) Web Developer
13 8 (5.37%) Automation Test Analyst
14 7 (4.70%) Web Programmer
14 7 (4.70%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (4.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (81.88%) .NET
2 83 (55.70%) ASP.NET
3 48 (32.21%) CSS
4 44 (29.53%) HTML
5 38 (25.50%) jQuery
6 37 (24.83%) WCF
7 34 (22.82%) .NET Framework
8 31 (20.81%) Web Services
9 25 (16.78%) AngularJS
10 20 (13.42%) WPF
10 20 (13.42%) LINQ
11 19 (12.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (12.08%) HTML5
13 17 (11.41%) Classic ASP
14 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (6.04%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (5.37%) XML
17 6 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 6 (4.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.03%) Social Media
3 6 (4.03%) BBC
4 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.20%) MVC
2 43 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (26.17%) OO
4 20 (13.42%) Web Development
5 17 (11.41%) OOP
6 12 (8.05%) Waterfall
7 8 (5.37%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (5.37%) TDD
8 7 (4.70%) Scrum
9 6 (4.03%) BDD
9 6 (4.03%) Web Application Development
10 5 (3.36%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.36%) Test Management
10 5 (3.36%) Automated Testing
10 5 (3.36%) Test Strategy
11 4 (2.68%) Project Management
11 4 (2.68%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (2.01%) Test Scripting
13 2 (1.34%) User Stories
13 2 (1.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 121 (81.21%) C#
2 99 (66.44%) VB6
3 68 (45.64%) VB.NET
4 62 (41.61%) SQL
5 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
6 36 (24.16%) T-SQL
7 33 (22.15%) VBScript
8 20 (13.42%) Lua
9 17 (11.41%) Java
10 6 (4.03%) Ruby
11 4 (2.68%) C++
11 4 (2.68%) PHP
12 3 (2.01%) XAML
13 2 (1.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (19.46%) Degree
2 8 (5.37%) ISEB
2 8 (5.37%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.77%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.03%) Facebook
2 6 (4.03%) Sony
2 6 (4.03%) Apple
2 6 (4.03%) Yahoo!
2 6 (4.03%) Google
3 3 (2.01%) HP
4 2 (1.34%) Sybase
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus an excellent bonus and benefits
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Salary: Competitive - dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago