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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 78 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 11 76 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.31% 6.15% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 9.08% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 66 25
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
584 837 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 69.36% 67.77% 70.38%
Number of salaries quoted 482 734 483
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (94.12%) C#
2 51 (75.00%) .NET
3 45 (66.18%) ASP.NET
4 43 (63.24%) VB.NET
5 42 (61.76%) VB6
6 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
7 35 (51.47%) OO
8 31 (45.59%) Visual Studio
8 31 (45.59%) Degree
9 30 (44.12%) Computer Science
10 26 (38.24%) SQL
11 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
12 21 (30.88%) ISO 9001
12 21 (30.88%) Lua
12 21 (30.88%) WPF
12 21 (30.88%) LINQ
12 21 (30.88%) SQLite
12 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (29.41%) TDD
13 20 (29.41%) WCF
14 19 (27.94%) XML
14 19 (27.94%) HTML
15 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
16 16 (23.53%) BDD
16 16 (23.53%) Finance
17 15 (22.06%) Web Services
18 14 (20.59%) OOP
19 11 (16.18%) Java
20 10 (14.71%) CSS
20 10 (14.71%) XSLT

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) GSM
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (60.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.88%) SQLite
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (45.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) WebDriver
2 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.82%) SpecFlow
2 6 (8.82%) HP UFT
2 6 (8.82%) Selenium
3 5 (7.35%) Firebug
3 5 (7.35%) TestNG
3 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.35%) IntelliJ
4 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (89.71%) Developer
2 28 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 25 (36.76%) .NET Developer
4 19 (27.94%) WPF Developer
5 14 (20.59%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Junior
6 7 (10.29%) Junior Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Graduate
8 5 (7.35%) Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Test Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (75.00%) .NET
2 45 (66.18%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.88%) WPF
3 21 (30.88%) LINQ
4 20 (29.41%) WCF
5 19 (27.94%) HTML
5 19 (27.94%) XML
6 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
7 15 (22.06%) Web Services
8 10 (14.71%) CSS
8 10 (14.71%) XSLT
8 10 (14.71%) Entity Framework
8 10 (14.71%) jQuery
9 9 (13.24%) Ajax
10 6 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.47%) VHDL
3 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.47%) CPLD
3 1 (1.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) OO
2 21 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) TDD
4 16 (23.53%) BDD
5 14 (20.59%) OOP
6 10 (14.71%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) MVC
6 10 (14.71%) Software Architecture
7 9 (13.24%) Project Management
7 9 (13.24%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (10.29%) Fund Management
9 6 (8.82%) Open Source
10 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.35%) Test Management
10 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.88%) Web Development
11 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 64 (94.12%) C#
2 43 (63.24%) VB.NET
3 42 (61.76%) VB6
4 26 (38.24%) SQL
5 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
6 21 (30.88%) Lua
7 11 (16.18%) Java
8 8 (11.76%) F#
9 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
9 6 (8.82%) VBScript
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) VC++
10 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (8.82%) ISEB
2 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) EMC
3 1 (1.47%) QNX
3 1 (1.47%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.47%) Altera