The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 45 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing VB 16 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 3.76% 3.48% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.51% 7.29% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 5
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
VB
West 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 Crawley region.

Programming Languages Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
213 247 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 50.00% 47.78% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 196 212 194
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

VB
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

VB Salary Trend in Crawley

VB
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VB across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VB Salary Histogram in Crawley

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 19 (59.38%) C#
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
4 16 (50.00%) VB6
5 14 (43.75%) HTML
5 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
8 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 10 (31.25%) OO
9 8 (25.00%) VBScript
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (21.88%) Business Objects
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle
11 6 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (15.63%) Workflow
12 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
12 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
13 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
13 4 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (12.50%) Service Management
13 4 (12.50%) Publishing
13 4 (12.50%) Change Control
13 4 (12.50%) Web Development

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) DTS
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Toad
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Military
3 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) Report Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) VB Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 2 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.13%) jQuery
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.13%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Workflow
4 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) Communications Security
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Information Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 16 (50.00%) VB6
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) VBScript
6 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 3 (9.38%) VBA
8 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (6.25%) Java
10 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Business Objects
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Northgate