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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Permanent jobs citing VB 63 46 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.51% 5.61% 3.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.83% 8.42% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 60 44 31
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
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
641 546 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 66.22% 66.59% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 567 475 614
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 November 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Brighton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 123 (85.42%) C#
2 122 (84.72%) .NET
3 97 (67.36%) VB6
4 73 (50.69%) ASP.NET
5 69 (47.92%) SQL Server
6 68 (47.22%) SQL
7 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
8 62 (43.06%) HTML
9 56 (38.89%) MVC
10 55 (38.19%) CSS
11 53 (36.81%) VB.NET
12 45 (31.25%) .NET Framework
13 41 (28.47%) WCF
14 40 (27.78%) T-SQL
15 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
16 37 (25.69%) jQuery
17 35 (24.31%) Visual Studio
18 34 (23.61%) VBScript
19 33 (22.92%) Web Services
19 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (21.53%) Windows
21 29 (20.14%) MS Excel
21 29 (20.14%) Finance
22 27 (18.75%) AngularJS
23 25 (17.36%) OO
23 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
24 24 (16.67%) Web Development
24 24 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
25 23 (15.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 23 (15.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (20.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 23 (15.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 23 (15.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.64%) SQLite
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (24.31%) Visual Studio
2 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (9.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (9.72%) Selenium
4 9 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (2.78%) TestNG
7 2 (1.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (20.14%) Finance
2 16 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (87.50%) Developer
2 63 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 59 (40.97%) C# Developer
4 31 (21.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 26 (18.06%) Software Developer
7 21 (14.58%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (14.58%) C# Software Developer
8 18 (12.50%) Programmer
9 16 (11.11%) Web Developer
10 15 (10.42%) Web Programmer
11 14 (9.72%) Analyst
12 13 (9.03%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (9.03%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
13 12 (8.33%) VB Developer
14 8 (5.56%) Test Analyst
14 8 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
14 8 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
15 7 (4.86%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (84.72%) .NET
2 73 (50.69%) ASP.NET
3 62 (43.06%) HTML
4 55 (38.19%) CSS
5 45 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 41 (28.47%) WCF
7 37 (25.69%) jQuery
8 33 (22.92%) Web Services
9 27 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 22 (15.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (13.89%) Classic ASP
12 14 (9.72%) HTML5
13 11 (7.64%) WPF
13 11 (7.64%) LINQ
14 10 (6.94%) XML
15 8 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (2.78%) Ajax
17 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
17 3 (2.08%) WinForms
18 1 (0.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.89%) MVC
2 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.36%) OO
4 24 (16.67%) Web Development
5 18 (12.50%) OOP
6 13 (9.03%) Waterfall
7 7 (4.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 5 (3.47%) Test Strategy
10 4 (2.78%) Test Management
10 4 (2.78%) Test Automation
10 4 (2.78%) Scrum
10 4 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.78%) Automated Testing
10 4 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (2.08%) TDD
12 2 (1.39%) UML
12 2 (1.39%) Test Scripting
12 2 (1.39%) Time Management
13 1 (0.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 123 (85.42%) C#
2 97 (67.36%) VB6
3 68 (47.22%) SQL
4 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
5 53 (36.81%) VB.NET
6 40 (27.78%) T-SQL
7 34 (23.61%) VBScript
8 11 (7.64%) Lua
9 10 (6.94%) Java
10 4 (2.78%) C++
10 4 (2.78%) PHP
11 3 (2.08%) XAML
12 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) ISEB
2 7 (4.86%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle
3 2 (1.39%) HP
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